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UX master Jared Spool evolves our thinking on design maturity and product vision

2017, June 20 - 12:00am
 Jared Spool is the founder of UIE and co-founder of Center Centre. In our 19th episode, he hits on the topics of UX design’s coming of age, the true role design plays in a business, and dives into the details of what his design school is aiming to do differently. When trying to convince executives of the value of design, Spool says the best way to start out is to ask them what problem… Read More
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See you in Warsaw on July 4

2017, June 19 - 9:43pm
 I’d like to invite you all to a micro meet-up in Warsaw on July 4. We’ll be holding it at Campus Warsaw, 33C Ząbkowska, 03-736 Warszawa, Poland. The fun starts at 6pm and ends at 8pm with some after-event drinks nearby. Campus Warsaw is giving us some pizzas and beers but no pierogi. The winner of the pitch-off will get a table at Disrupt SF and the second-place winner will get… Read More
Categories: Business News

BrideClick acquires Mode Media

2017, June 19 - 1:53pm
 The Mode Media story refuses to end — following its abrupt shut down last year, the company’s assets have been acquired by wedding-focused advertising company BrideClick. Mode previously operated lifestyle sites including Glam and Foodie, plus a larger ad network that it said reached 144 million unique visitors each month. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but… Read More
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Designing better conversations online

2017, June 18 - 5:00am
 Automattic, MIT Center for Civic Media, and The Mash-Up Americans have been working together to have honest dialogues, build empathy, and help make the world a more inclusive and compassionate place. So far, we’ve laid out the problem and explored our assumptions. In this, our third Design and Exclusion conversation, it’s time to talk about how we engage with one another online.… Read More
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At AI bot startups, cool kids rule

2017, June 18 - 3:00am
 You would think at least one AI-powered humanoid bot would have a properly nerdy name. Maybe a Poindexter or Hildegarde to add some natural language processing to your customer chat app? No such luck. Instead, it sounds like the cool kids are in charge at most digital assistant and bot startups. Think short, peppy names that top the popular baby name lists. There’s Aiden and Riley putting… Read More
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A discussion about AI’s conflicts and challenges

2017, June 18 - 1:30am
 “The competition for talent at the moment is absolutely ferocious,” agrees Professor Andrew Blake, whose computer vision PhD was obtained in 1983, but who is now, among other things, a scientific advisor to UK-based autonomous vehicle software startup, FiveAI, which is aiming to trial driverless cars on London’s roads in 2019… Read More
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