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Dropbox revamp, Figma plugins, scary Deepfakes — and more UX this week

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10 memorable non-design films that have inspired me

Movies I have watched or re-watched recently, and key learnings from each. Sometimes the best design inspiration comes from unexpected places.

Food for thought

Stories from the community

Nobody loves your product

The kind of love that businesses need to grow fast.

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How to crush design usability test for enterprise product?

User testing best practices for complicated systems.

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10 usability heuristics with examples

Nielsen’s usability heuristics with modern-day examples.

By Akshay Devazya

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News & ideas

  • Highlights this week: Firefox has a new branding → Plugins are coming to Figma → Dropbox is getting a massive overhaul
  • Deepfake Frenzy → AI deepfakes are now as simple as typing whatever you want your subject to say.
  • Web Sarcasm → 7 ways to convey sarcasm in web content through formatting and code.
  • 4-Day Weeks → It’s time to switch to a four-day working week, say these two Davos experts.
  • Listen Together → Listen Together is a concept for collaborative listening in Spotify by Mike Battaglia.

Tools & resources

  • Versus → Find alternatives to the services you love to hate.
  • Shape Space → IDEO’s tool to build, test, and refine your ideas.
  • Unapp → A directory of minimal single-purpose apps.
  • Beautiful Type → An in-depth guide to open-source typefaces.

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