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Issue #175 — 11 Jul '18

Dark pattern design

Natasha Lomas discusses how the use of dark pattern design is used to create a path of least resistance for users — often down a path they don’t want to go. 

HARD TO SEE, THE DARK SIDE IS

Deliberate practice in design

Performing a structured activity, with the specific goal of improving performance (aka “deliberate practice”) has helped Brian McKenna improve his visual design skills.Could work for you too? 

PERFECT PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

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How to be more convincing as a Product Manager

Lucas Didier passes on some tips and strategies to be a more convincing — and ultimately successful — Product Manager. 

RUBBER ARMS

Using confirmation bias to your advantage

How can you use confirmation bias to your advantage? Alissa Condra from Sydney walks you through how, with some practical examples to ponder. 

I DESERVE A BREAK

Animated World Cup Film

Hear about how the BBC created a World Cup promotion by animating embroideries. 

QUE VIVA EL FUTBOL

NEW FROM ATOMIC

Need help designing forms?

Atomic recently published a step by step tutorial on how to build a realistic form prototype, including conditional error states. 

PROTOTYPE A REALISTIC FORM

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