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Issue #69 — 06 Apr '16

Instagram and the cult of the attention web: How the free internet is eating itself

Once upon a time companies wanted your money but today they’re battling it out for your time, a far more precious commodity. Jesse Weaver discusses algorithm based content delivery, how we got here, and what could be.
Attention please

We are what we build

Eric Meyer reflects on some personal experiences and considers the impacts of the web we’re weaving. "How we build our systems of interaction will matter a great deal to the future."

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

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Illustration in Product Design: Calculated, not cute.

With the ability to articulate complex ideas and connect with people, illustration is a powerful tool in product design not to be overlooked.

A THOUSAND WORDS

What are the principles for setting up high-functioning Design teams?

Julie Zhuo of Facebook shares six short and sharp insights. 

GROUND RULES

App animations

Need a little eye candy break? Take five and inspect this curated collection of iOS app animation details.

SLIDE ON OVER

Introducing the Story map

"A story map is not a mock, it is a guide to make sure everyone is solving the same problem, building the same product and pointing at the same piece of paper while making decisions."

X marks the spot

FRESH FROM ATOMIC

How to make a hi-fi prototype in Atomic in under 10 minutes

If you haven’t had time to play with prototyping in Atomic, we just published a short guide which makes it super easy, check it out.

Take 10

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