Category: Viewpoint

Invited contributors to Design.blog share their thinking for how technology, design, and inclusion can create meaningful new experiences and possibilities.

Tammie Lister: Design for Humans, Not Robots

Before I begin this article, let me set something straight. I am not saying robots aren’t awesome — they totally are. Robots are amazing. However, beyond comic book robots, there is this discourse between humans […]

Bob Baxley: Don’t Judge. Just Observe.

I find myself in the elevator of the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Seattle, where for the second year in a row, I’m attending a week-long video game tournament with my teenage son — last […]

Hajj Flemings on The 100 Project–The Plan to Rebrand Detroit

“Detroit’s future requires connecting the worlds of design, technology and innovation to neighborhoods.”  In 2011, I was one of eight entrepreneurs selected for the CNN’s Black in America 4: The New Promised Land Silicon Valley […]

Scott Belsky on Crafting The First Mile of Product

It’s a paradox of success: As you focus more on power users, you stop engaging new users.

Jongmin Kim on Embracing ‘the Essence of Programming’

I see myself as a designer/developer hybrid. As a developer, I used Flash for the past five years to build interactive websites. Currently, I am a Senior UX Engineer at Google and mainly use HTML5 […]

Courtney E. Martin on the Coworking Revolution

Coworking is a growing movement of spaces and people, usually independent contractors, who have realized that working together makes for happier, more productive work lives, so they’re making it happen without the hierarchy. The spaces […]