In Praise of Theory in Design Research: How Levi-Strauss Redefined Workflow

It is now well known that people use technology in unexpected ways (at least, in ways that software engineering and product teams had not intended) […] Our original charge was to find ways to improve and optimize users’ browser workflows following software and design-oriented assumptions. Instead, we saw that users were doing just fine with the tools they were already using.

In Praise of Theory in Design Research: How Levi-Strauss Redefined Workflow

A Natural Language User Interface is just a User Interface

Conversational bots are one of those things that might seem “magical” at first glance, but on a deeper look you can discover that there’s nothing more than a clever new way of doing things.

Matthew Honnibal proposes we call this kind of technology Linguistic User Interface, by analogy with Graphical User Interfaces, explains clearly and simply how language input it’s not that different from a click, and why the opportunity for taking advantage of this kind of interfaces it’s probably much more narrow than people may think.

Read his full article on: A Natural Language User Interface is just a User Interface

 

SummerCamp AyerViernes 2014

AyerViernes U es nuestra iniciativa de educación en las disciplinas que a diario usamos para resolver proyectos tanto web y aplicaciones sofisticadas como ClerkHotel. A ellas concurren Diseño UX y Desarrollo. Este veranos hemos organizado un entretenido programa de cursos en Viña del Mar, el Summer Camp de AyerViernes que se llevará a cabo entre… Continue reading SummerCamp AyerViernes 2014

API-First como arquitectura para el diseño de servicios

En muchas ocasiones la API de una aplicación web se considera como una etapa posterior, lo que no es necesariamente un error según el contexto comercial y de los plazos determinados para un proyecto. Sin embargo, si lo que se está pensando es un servicio como sistema complejo, en el que existen múltiples puntos de… Continue reading API-First como arquitectura para el diseño de servicios