Design philosophy is a reflective action taken to better understand our community’s design culture. Nascent ideas and opinions go on to inform our value systems, our principles, and our processes.

The Uncanny Valley is Uncanny The Uncanny Valley is Uncanny

As we build a world where our technologies talk to us, how "realistic" do we want them to be? This week, author Nicholas Bowman addresses this concern and the very real problems that occur when our devices become a little too human.

Keeping Up With an Ever-Evolving Internet Keeping Up With an Ever-Evolving Internet

We all know what the Internet is... or do we? The web has gone through many transformations over the years and there are major innovations on the horizon. This week, Kim Morrow highlights recent articles that detail how Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and the Internet of Things may impact our future.

Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and the Internet of Things Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and the Internet of Things

The internet has become an integrated, seamless, and often invisible part of our everyday lives. Some see this connection as a way to a brighter future, while others have trepidations. The only thing that seems certain is that the Internet is going to be very different from what it has been and from what we might even be able to imagine. This week, Kim Morrow explores some of the recent Internet buzzwords (Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and the Internet of Things), tries to explain what they are, and highlights recent articles that discuss how these technologies have affected us and how they may affect us in the future.

Forging Ahead in the World of the Web Forging Ahead in the World of the Web

Forge Conference, coming up this Friday in Philadelphia, is a place where web designers come together to share their triumphs and their challenges, and to discuss the web of the future. This week UX Booth interviewed Marc Sasinski and Wren Lanier, two speakers at Forge Conference, to gather insight into their unique views on web design.