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Demigod designers, tiny icons, a language without letters — and more UX this week

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Stories from the community

The rise of the demigod designer

By Ruth Kikin-Gil

7 future markers of diversity

By Vish Chopra

The ugly truth about being a woman in tech

By Diana Malewicz

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”Industry experts tend to use a lot of jargon when talking about design — in some cases as a way to protect their position of specialists. Hopefully, as you grow into your career as a designer, you are not going to perpetuate that same type of practice.”

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News & ideas

  • No letters → A language without letters, by Yukio Ota.
  • Black print → Stereotypes, black pamphleteers, type history.
  • Periodicity → Explorations on how to visualize periodicity.
  • Affordances → The things of everyday design.

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