Designing for Human Attention | Martin Jancik
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"I have always been fascinated by the way the human mind works. I am also convinced that being familiar with cognitive sciences is one of the key skills of any designer. To better myself professionally and perhaps to help other people learn something new, I decided to write about the cognitive topics I am interested in."
Complete Beginner's Guide to Information Architecture
Information architecture is a task often shared by designers, developers, and content strategists. But regardless of who takes on the task, IA is a field of its own, with influences, tools, and resources that are worth investigation. In this article we’ll discuss what information architecture really is, and why it’s a valuable aspect of the user experience process.
Taking A Look At The State Of Progressive Images And User Perception
When I first documented Medium’s image loading technique, I was mostly interested in reverse-engineering their technique. I had seen the effect browsing Medium on a slow inflight connection. I thought that rendering a small image early, lazy-load and transition to the final version was a good idea. We assume these techniques improve a user’s perceived performance. Fast rendering beats slow rendering. Putting something on the user’s screen early, even if it’s not the final content. Are we sure about this?
Human, AI and UX
Introduction to Anticipatory Design
Anticipatory Design is a UX design principle that is one step ahead of the user. It uses artificial intelligence to collect data on user habits and preferences with an interface. This data is then leveraged to asses, predict and answer user needs ahead of time. Its goal is to reduce users cognitive load by making decisions on their behalf, creating an ecosystem where decisions are never made and happen automatically without any input from the user.
Books and Resources 📖
SAPUI5 and SAP Fiori: UX Design Psychology
UX design is…complicated. A great user experience is every designer's goal. But how do you ensure that your UX is intuitive? The answer lies in psychology. In this E-Bite, you'll dive into the principles that shed light on how users visualize and process information, how memory works, and which cues are most likely to trigger responses. Then, learn how to apply these principles in SAPUI5. Great UX is all in your head! Learn to design simple, intuitive SAPUI5 apps that work for your users Understand how psychological concepts can improve your apps Use SAPUI5 controls to incorporate these concepts into your custom designs