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Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

Building Human Interfaces with Artificial Intelligence

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Nov 20, 2018

AI helps us to build human interfaces based on speaking and writing, instead of using a keyboard or mouse; it allows humans to stay human. The biggest challenges are finding ways to tell systems what answers are unsatisfactory to help them learn, be transparent in what data is recorded and retained, and ensure that diversity and inclusion is part of our training data to prevent bias in AI systems.

Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

Chatbots 101 for Developers: Q&A with Anamita Guha

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jun 28, 2018

Chatbots are becoming more critical to developers in their daily lives – from understanding how the technology operates, to creating better code. Developers tend to have a natural curiosity about bots and the tech behind it. Artificial intelligence tools exist to address emotional intelligence with chatbots in conversational interfaces.

.NET Follow 458 Followers

Update on the “Fluent UI” Or Ribbon Design

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Feb 27, 2018

Two weeks ago we reported on the “fluent UI”, or ribbon design, that Microsoft sued Corel over. Since then we have been able to get an update from Microsoft.

.NET Follow 458 Followers

An Early Look at Avalonia, a Cross-Platform UI Toolkit for .NET

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Feb 15, 2018

An often-cited hole in the .NET Core ecosystem is the lack of any true cross-platform UI toolkit. While there have been attempts at a multi-platform in the past such as Silverlight and Xamarin Forms, no one has yet achieved a full XAML-style cross-platform option. Avalonia is making the attempt with plans to support Windows, Linux (GTK), MacOS, Android and iOS. However, they need your help.

HTML5 Follow 67 Followers

Bootstrap 4 Released, But It May Be Unnecessary

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 22, 2018 7

After three years in development, the front-end framework Bootstrap 4 has been released. But it emerges into a world with a dramatically different web than existed when Mark Otto made the first commit, leading some developers to question if it's even necessary.

Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

Automated Acceptance Testing Supports Continuous Delivery

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Apr 28, 2017

Automated acceptance tests are an essential component of a continuous delivery style testing strategy, as they give an important and different insight into the behaviour of our systems. Developers must own the responsibility to keep acceptance tests running and passing, argued Dave Farley; you don't want to have a separate QA team lagging behind a development team.

Mobile Follow 187 Followers

Facebook Litho: An Android UI Framework Created for Performance

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 19, 2017 1

Facebook has open sourced Litho, a framework for creating user interfaces in Android applications using a React-like declarative style with scrolling performance in mind.

.NET Follow 458 Followers

Developing for the Microsoft Surface Hub

by Michael Stiefel Follow 6 Followers on  Mar 23, 2017

Microsoft has released a series of nine videos to explain how to design and develop applications for the Microsoft Surface Hub. These videos are intended for both developers and designers who are using the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).

Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

Getting the Data Needed for Data Science

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Sep 02, 2016

Data science is about the data that you need; deciding which data to collect, create, or keep is fundamental argues Lukas Vermeer, an experienced Data Science professional and Product Owner for Experimentation at Booking.com. True innovation starts with asking big questions, then it becomes apparent which data is needed to find the answers you seek.

Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

The Body as Interface and Interpreting the Body talks at Bristol Girl Geek Dinner Event

by Shane Hastie Follow 30 Followers on  Jul 14, 2016

Tamara Chehayeb Makarem and Jenny Gaudion of Scott Logic will be speaking at a Girl Geek Dinner event on 20th July in Bristol, UK on the complimentary topics of ‘Body as Interface’ and ‘Interpreting the body’. They spoke to InfoQ about the different ways the body can be an interface with technology systems, how our thinking about user experience needs to change and interpreting body-based data.

Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

Collision: Online Harassment and Machine Learning

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 27, 2016

Online harassment is a serious issue, one that the engineers and designers behind the keyboard don't always think about when building software. Machine learning is become more prevalent but as more technology companies take advantage of it, they risk alienating their users even more by presenting content that isn't actually relevant.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 1107 Followers

Funnel Analysis at Twitter for Improving User Engagement

by Srini Penchikala Follow 41 Followers on  Feb 25, 2016

Funnel analysis is used to analyze a sequence of events to help with user engagement on a website or a mobile application. Data Science team at Twitter uses this concept to learn how users interact with user interfaces during sign up or tweeting for improving user engagement with Twitter.

HTML5 Follow 67 Followers

Angular Material 1.0 is Here

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 18, 2015 1

Angular Material 1.0 has been released.

Culture & Methods Follow 881 Followers

UI Design: Go Out and Get Data

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Dec 04, 2015

Chris Atherton did the closing keynote of the GOTO Berlin 2015 conference in which she talked about designing software. She suggests that, in stead of relying on professional opinions on how software should look or work, it can be better to go out and get data from real users. InfoQ interviewed her about designing and testing user interfaces.

Architecture & Design Follow 2632 Followers

Atomic: A UI Designer for Android, iOS and the Web

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 28, 2015 2

Atomic is a user interface designer that runs in the browser. Without writing any code, application designers can use it to show how the interface of an application should look like and behave when certain commands are executed.

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