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Multicultural UX design is complex.

To get a profound comprehension of our target culture, we need to understand its history.

Which country can be better used than Japan to illustrate this case?

Japan has a rich history. It’s an intriguing country. It perfectly explains why historical comprehension is tremendously important for us UX designers.

In this article, I will discover Japan’s past and how historical events influence today’s digital behaviour.

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Sometimes, you need extra display space, but you don’t have space for an extra display. Folks who get work done while flying on a business trip or while traveling on public transit, for example, could use a second screen for multitasking, but typically don’t have the elbow room to juggle more than a laptop. Perhaps you’d like to spend more time in the family room, but someone else in your household always claims the big screen. Or maybe there are moments when you need to work privately, as when you’re reading through confidential business materials while working at a local coffee shop.

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The new year is here and some of the tech sector’s biggest announcements are just around the corner. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) takes place this week, and we will be hearing a lot more about spatial computing and mixed reality from the companies keynoting and exhibiting at one of the tech world’s biggest events.

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When virtual objects move or interact in a way that feels unnatural, this breaks the sense of realness by creating a visual “hiccup” that sticks out and disrupts the user experience. With MR apps, the seamless and physically accurate blending of virtual and physical objects is paramount for preventing these types of user experience breaks.

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The rapid ascent of electric vehicles has presented designers and carmakers with an intriguing opportunity to rethink the service station. And while most current EV charging facilities are more infrastructure than architecture, a radically new type of service station is on the horizon that takes advantage of the time gap people spend waiting for their cars to charge.

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Phoenix has been 110 degrees Fahrenheit—or hotter—for nearly a month. Sanbao, China, reached a record high of 52.2 degrees Celsius (126 Fahrenheit). In Iran, the heat index hit 66.7 degrees Celsius (152 Fahrenheit), near the limits of human survival. This isn’t the new normal—as climate change progresses, the world will get even hotter. Here’s how cities are racing to adapt.

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🔘 Arch 🟣 SC 🟠 Des-fi 🔵 FS

IDEO decided to take the 100+ stakeholders through a futuring process designed to help them envision desired futures that might feel out of reach based on their day-to-day experience. As part of this, the team wanted to create a tangible visual experience that felt both nostalgic and forward-looking. And so we looked to the retrofuturism of the View-Master.

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As the climate crisis worsens, scientists have been urgently working to develop reflective materials, including different types of coatings and films, that could passively cool the Earth. The materials rely on principles of physics that allow thermal energy to travel from Earth along specific wavelengths through what’s known as the transparency or sky window in the atmosphere, and out into deep space.

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