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Micheal Block

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Can Design Save the World?

Each time we are faced with the compelling question ‘What kind of world are we leaving for our children?’ it leads to a discussion on physical factors such as plastic-free packaging or organic fabrics that help reduce carbon footprint. But as members of the technological revolution, have we stopped to ask if we are designing responsible experiences for the future? If history is any indication, humans are highly adaptable creatures. Simple behavioral traits at a particular point in time can have far-reaching effects on human evolution. So, truth be told, designing the right experiences that inculcate desirable habits definitely deserves more attention than it presently receives.

But what is a responsible experience? Well, to understand that, let’s first discuss some not-so responsible experiences. Have you ever scrolled through your Facebook wall for a couple of minutes just before going to bed, only to realize that those few minutes have transformed into an hour or even longer? Have you ever said ‘This episode’s going to be my last’, but then ended up binge-watching an entire season on Netflix? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there! So, what are these apps goading you into doing? Basically, they act as bottomless pits of information, shamelessly pushing more and more content your way, till you are forced to stop. In simple words, they’re hijacking your brain. Another excellent example of this is to notice the number of times that you look at your phone to know the time. Do you ever just glance and stop? Or do you lift your phone, open up some apps and spend another 5–10 minutes scrolling aimlessly, completely oblivious to the fact that all you truly wanted to do was check the time?

Research conducted by British psychologists shows that young adults check their smartphones roughly twice as much as they estimate that they do. We are a society of pending notifications and blue ticks that are screaming at us, waiting to be noticed. To add insult to injury, we’ve been trained to respond to these signs as if they were natural parts of our existence. This is what illustrates an experience that makes poor use of our time, distracts us from our intended action and leaves us feeling unproductive. Responsible design, on the other hand, effortlessly enriches our daily actions, ultimately improving our everyday behaviour.

Google Pixel’s ‘always on’ display is a perfect example of this phenomenon. The designers at Google developed a screen that always displays the time and date, even when the screen is unused. This is a silent indication to the user that he needn’t even move to perform his intended action. A simple glance at his phone tells him the time and he can go about his day uninterrupted. Similarly, allowing the user to disable ‘blue ticks’ on Whatsapp, (a feature that shouldn’t have been designed in the first place), frees the user from feeling compelled to respond to a text instantly. He can take his time to react to a notification and decide whether or not to reply, thereby ensuring that he is not pressured into social reciprocity. Platforms like Medium that display the approximate time it will take to read a particular article empower the user by providing the exact time investment. It helps him forecast the consequences of a click, an option not many are willing to offer.

The ‘time to bed’ feature on the iPhone that politely encourages the user to shut his phone and get a good night’s sleep, reminds him of his priorities and promotes a healthier lifestyle. Uber, in an attempt to combat road rage, prompts its drivers to slow down each time they exceed the speed limit through a vigorous red alert on their screens. Apps like Snapchat and Waze that are able to detect motion, advise the user not to type when he is moving or driving. And in a stark contrast to Facebook’s ad strategy that tracks digital behaviour and eerily displays relevant ads, Netflix politely informs you why you’re receiving the suggestion for a particular movie by showing you a match rate based on your past viewing tendencies. In this way, responsible design is entirely achievable without manipulating the consumer and allowing him to make informed decisions to improve the quality of his life.

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Landscapes Website Design | Nature Landscapes Website Designer

Most landscapers think of their website as an online brochure. In reality of consumers have admitted to judging a company’s credibility based on their web design, making your website a virtual sales rep capable of generating massive amounts of leads and sales. If your website isn’t actively increasing leads and new landscaping contracts, it may be time for a redesign.

DataIT Solutions specializes in landscape website designing that are not only beautiful but also rank well in search engine results and convert your visitors into customers. We’ve specialized in the landscaping industry for over 10 years, and we look at your business from an owner’s perspective.

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Designing Mobile Apps using the latest UI Design Principles

The mobile technology world is growing at the speed of light, and the apps have become an integral part of our daily life. We can now see an influx of technology with tools that can help create mobile apps. All of them are becoming more accessible and hence people are getting on their first app making journeys. Since the mobile app industry is getting bigger and better than ever, businesses from all corners of the world are trying to develop mobile apps for their operations and marketing. Designing a mobile app for businesses is the first step, though. Company owners are in charge of the basic look and feel of the designed product. With a brilliant mobile app design, one can establish a relationship between app and user very well.

Read Blog Here: https://www.indianappdevelopers.com/blog/designing-mobile-apps-using-latest-ui-design-principles/

#designing mobile apps #ui design principles #mobile ui design #mobile app design #ui design #app design

Micheal  Block

Micheal Block

1597748400

Can Design Save the World?

Each time we are faced with the compelling question ‘What kind of world are we leaving for our children?’ it leads to a discussion on physical factors such as plastic-free packaging or organic fabrics that help reduce carbon footprint. But as members of the technological revolution, have we stopped to ask if we are designing responsible experiences for the future? If history is any indication, humans are highly adaptable creatures. Simple behavioral traits at a particular point in time can have far-reaching effects on human evolution. So, truth be told, designing the right experiences that inculcate desirable habits definitely deserves more attention than it presently receives.

But what is a responsible experience? Well, to understand that, let’s first discuss some not-so responsible experiences. Have you ever scrolled through your Facebook wall for a couple of minutes just before going to bed, only to realize that those few minutes have transformed into an hour or even longer? Have you ever said ‘This episode’s going to be my last’, but then ended up binge-watching an entire season on Netflix? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there! So, what are these apps goading you into doing? Basically, they act as bottomless pits of information, shamelessly pushing more and more content your way, till you are forced to stop. In simple words, they’re hijacking your brain. Another excellent example of this is to notice the number of times that you look at your phone to know the time. Do you ever just glance and stop? Or do you lift your phone, open up some apps and spend another 5–10 minutes scrolling aimlessly, completely oblivious to the fact that all you truly wanted to do was check the time?

Research conducted by British psychologists shows that young adults check their smartphones roughly twice as much as they estimate that they do. We are a society of pending notifications and blue ticks that are screaming at us, waiting to be noticed. To add insult to injury, we’ve been trained to respond to these signs as if they were natural parts of our existence. This is what illustrates an experience that makes poor use of our time, distracts us from our intended action and leaves us feeling unproductive. Responsible design, on the other hand, effortlessly enriches our daily actions, ultimately improving our everyday behaviour.

Google Pixel’s ‘always on’ display is a perfect example of this phenomenon. The designers at Google developed a screen that always displays the time and date, even when the screen is unused. This is a silent indication to the user that he needn’t even move to perform his intended action. A simple glance at his phone tells him the time and he can go about his day uninterrupted. Similarly, allowing the user to disable ‘blue ticks’ on Whatsapp, (a feature that shouldn’t have been designed in the first place), frees the user from feeling compelled to respond to a text instantly. He can take his time to react to a notification and decide whether or not to reply, thereby ensuring that he is not pressured into social reciprocity. Platforms like Medium that display the approximate time it will take to read a particular article empower the user by providing the exact time investment. It helps him forecast the consequences of a click, an option not many are willing to offer.

The ‘time to bed’ feature on the iPhone that politely encourages the user to shut his phone and get a good night’s sleep, reminds him of his priorities and promotes a healthier lifestyle. Uber, in an attempt to combat road rage, prompts its drivers to slow down each time they exceed the speed limit through a vigorous red alert on their screens. Apps like Snapchat and Waze that are able to detect motion, advise the user not to type when he is moving or driving. And in a stark contrast to Facebook’s ad strategy that tracks digital behaviour and eerily displays relevant ads, Netflix politely informs you why you’re receiving the suggestion for a particular movie by showing you a match rate based on your past viewing tendencies. In this way, responsible design is entirely achievable without manipulating the consumer and allowing him to make informed decisions to improve the quality of his life.

#design #responsible-design #design-thinking #coding #string

Security Website Design

As web developers, we strive to meet your specific needs by creating a website that is user-friendly and remains relevant to the current design trends. This ensures that your website grabs the attention of your audience and keeps you ahead of your competitors.

DataIT Solutions team of experts works collaboratively to create ideas that can meet your requirements. Our Website Designing Company believes in High-Quality Professional Website Designing for your Security Website Designing. Our designers have experience in working on a wide array of projects, including websites of the next generation. We listen to your needs and then deliver.

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Our team of experts has the expertise, knowledge, and skills to take control and dominate the web design industry over the next couple of years. They are on hand to listen to your ideas, goals, and help you to have a website that is unique and works with your business and brand.

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How To Make Marvelous Microcopy: 7 Surefire Tips

Good microcopy is one of the fastest ways to improve an interface. Try doing an audit on your UI with these tips to see how it stands up.

1) Use personal pronouns

Address the reader instead of just talking out loud. Use the word you. People pay more attention when you talk directly to them.

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