Why good teams must learn how to prioritize, Snapchat to be televised, and the pen that can draw electrical circuits. Here are the best links of the week!
This week’s best article comes from Ben Evans, who writes about the relationship between voice recognition and artificial intelligence. Now that voice recognition works well for some things, the biggest problem now is in managing people’s expectations.
The trap that some voice UIs fall into is that you pretend the users are talking to HAL 9000 when actually, you’ve just built a better interactive voice response (IVR), and have no idea how to get from the IVR to HAL.
More articles about artificial intelligence:
- Facebook struggling with Assistant M
- Google Cloud organizes competition for machine learning-startups
- How Drive.ai is mastering autonomous driving with deep learning
- Banks play around with chat bots
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
- Think With Google on the importance of understanding how people use mobile
- Netlife Research writes about how they use Slack (teaser: they’ve almost cut out all email)
- 30 women rocking in UX
- Offscreen magazine has been redesigned
- Future Unfolding is an exciting new game
- A pen that can draw electrical circuits
- Negative space: logo design with Michael Bierut
- Why most product road maps are a train-wreck (and how to fix this)
- Good teams must prioritize well, all the time, says Brandon Chu
- Here you can see the whole React conference:
- Snapchat launches Bitmoji widget chat shortcuts for your homescreen (Don’t have a Bitmoji?)
- Snapchat will, like all other social platforms, become more like TV. Here’s how they are pitching to advertisers.
- Facebook and Twitter could face huge fines if they do not remove hate speech in Germany
- Who’s on Snapchat: the changing demographic of the yellow ghost
- Amazon launches brick and mortar stores – with a twist
- Digiday visits Scotiabank’s “digital factory” in Toronto
- Airbnb profits to be $3 Billion by 2020
- Intel acquires Israeli company Mobileye, which provides technology that averts collisions for autonomous-driving. All for just $15.3 billion.
- Airport-sushi done right
- Joto is a robotic whiteboard that can draw your tweets and Slack messages in real life.
Have a good week!