iOS 7

Hot on the heels of Apple’s recent iOS 7 announcement we’re discussing exactly that: Apple’s new iOS 7. Is it a good experience? Is it a good interaction design? Is it a good visual design? And can Jonathan Ive, besides all his hardware work, really design software? Let’s find out!

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Art vs. Design

What’s the self-image of UX professionals? Are we artists? Designers? Consultants? Or more like movie directors? Can we express ourselves within a project? This time, the guys have a little bit of a philosophical discussion.

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Challenges

+++ Recorded at UXcamp Europe 2012 +++

What challenges do we face and what to do about it? Together with the awesome crowd at UXcamp Europe, we discussed roadblocks and areas in need for improvement – and how to tackle these fellas to evolve as UX professionals.

Thanks to all UXcamp attendees for a great weekend, and special thanks to the Orga team for pulling this off again – we had fun!

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Of course

Holger brings up Om Malik’s posting The of course principle of design. The thesis: People are trying to wow their customers with their products. Om said: »Don’t wow your customers, just have them go: of course.« The guys have some thoughts about that.

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The Future (Holger’s Talk)

Predicting the future is easy – at least that’s what Holger thinks. What is the future of our digital world? What is the future of the Internet, of television, movies, books, music, social networks and communication? What devices will we have in the future and how will we interact with them? And what does this all mean for our work as UX designers today? Hear how the digital revolution is transforming our lives right now and where the market is heading in the next few years.

This is a recording of a talk at IxDA Berlin on November 2nd, 2011.

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