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Teaching Kids Design Thinking, So They Can Solve The World's Biggest Problems. You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it. ? Albert Einstein Assessment The test scores are out again. And once again, American kids aren't doing so well. You can choose any of the international standardized tests and on average, American children will always be stuck in the middle, compared with their peers in other countries. A Vision We all recognize a need for massive change in American education, but is our ultimate goal to outrank other countries in assessment tests and to beat the Chinese in math scores? We need new minds equipped with new ways of thinking. Our world desperately needs leadership in achieving sustainable social justice, not simply learning the answer to a test question.

Future generations will be called to solve some of the most challenging problems ever created and faced by man. Awesome Pure CSS3 frame boxes (no images) Well, this is our first css resource freebie, inspired in the recently released useful photo frames.

Awesome Pure CSS3 frame boxes (no images)

We have designed this set of high quality boxes without using images, pure CSS3 advanced techniques. :) These boxes works in webkit browsers only (chrome, safari) for now, we will work to release a cross browser version soon. Usage is pretty simple, just <div class=”box10″><p>content here</p></div> And that’s all! Communication Crisis. I have reached a personal communication crisis.

Communication Crisis

Too many channels. Too many messages. Too much noise. Too much guilt. Design. Welcome to a new era of design-led innovation.

Design

IBM Design engages and inspires forward-thinking individuals everywhere to impact humanity in ways that matter and endure. We’re looking for designers who will conceive, articulate and lead the future of IBM’s entire product portfolio. If you are passionate about solving critical and complex problems, interacting directly with end users, working with powerful technology, and ultimately delivering exceptional experiences through great design — we look forward to hearing from you.

Industry professionals and upcoming or recent college graduates are welcome to apply. Innovative user interface design. Increasing numbers of websites are developing new types of user interface design, taking advantage of users' increasing levels of Internet-sophistication and faster connections.

Innovative user interface design

Sketching the Future of UX – May 28, 2011. Designing Style Guidelines For Brands And Websites - Smashing Magazine. Advertisement A website is never done.

Designing Style Guidelines For Brands And Websites - Smashing Magazine

Everyone has worked on a project that changed so much after it launched that they no longer wanted it in their portfolio. Site search: five ways to improve your information architecture. Passive magic, design of delightful experience. Why is Google Maps on a mobile device so amazing and delightful?

Passive magic, design of delightful experience

Functionnal design. User interface design. Web design & code Tools. Psychology. User Experience Alliance. Remove onClick delay on webkit for iPhone. Developing on the webkit for iPhone I encountered a curious delay on onClick events.

Remove onClick delay on webkit for iPhone

iOS Dev Center. Developers. Safari Developer Library. Mobile UX Essentials. At the BAYCHI Interaction Design event tonight, Rachel Hinman (Nokia) talked about where and how to begin designing for mobile in her presentation on Mobile UX Essentials.

Mobile UX Essentials

Here's my notes from her talk. Mobile is an interesting space but how do you get involved in it? Companies are hungry to know what to do with mobile but teams aren’t sure where to start.If you’ve been designing for the PC, there’s a few things that are similar: how to work in a rapidly evolving field; how to create experiences within technical constraints; and similar tools and processesBut a mobile phone is not a computer.Computer: predictable environment, large screen, multi-tasking, keyboard & mouse for input.Mobile: highly variable context & environment, small screen & limited text input, UI takes up entire screen, hard to multi-task.Many people try to shrink/port over desktop experiences.

Flattr's sign-up process: is this how you'd design it? The core idea of Flattr is great.

Flattr's sign-up process: is this how you'd design it?

You define a set amount of money each month (say $5) to tip content creators. Then, whenever you see something you like, you click their Flattr button and they get given a slice of your monthly quota. Do users read license agreements?: Measuring Usability Blog. Jeff Sauro • January 11, 2011.

Do users read license agreements?: Measuring Usability Blog

HFI animation - The ROI of User Experience with Dr. Susan Weinschenk. Column Five Media ? Smash Summit Infographic: The Science Of Word Of Mouth - Infographic Design, Content Creation, Social Media Strategy, Interactive Infographics. Information Architects / Web Trends Startpage. Should I Work for Free? Five Principles to Design By. Five high-level principles that guide my design. Five Principles to Design By. The Pros & Cons of A/B Testing for Startups. Google Instant Previews - Eye Tracking shows it's game changing - SimpleUsability News SimpleUsability News - SimpleUsability Market Research & Usability Testing\ and Eye Tracking in Leeds, Yorkshire, UK.

Users always surprise because their behaviour changes with their environment. The online experience, and more specifically the tools that users have available to them when searching, is evolving with the introduction of Google Instant and Google Instant Preview and behaviour will be changing again. Google Instant Previews allows users to see what a website looks like before committing to click through to the website. Taxonomy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Bing sitemaps - Free Sitemap Generator. 10 Practical Uses For Psychological Research in Everyday Life. Mental Models Website. Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed. List of thought processes. Ergonomie.