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Defining Helpful Filter Categories and Values for...
by Kate Moran on July 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm
For a useful faceted search, develop filter categories and filter values that are appropriate, predictable, free of jargon, and prioritized. […]
Storyboards Help Visualize UX Ideas
by Rachel Krause on July 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Storyboards are visual representations of UX stories, which capture attention, provide clarity, and inspire us to take action. […]
The Biggest Rift, Vive And Windows VR Releases Of...
by Jamie Feltham on July 13, 2018 at 9:00 pm
Again, there’s isn’t a lot to talk about this week, but what is there is definitely interesting. Shooter and horror fans will be well-served. Seeking Dawn, from Multiverse Price: (Rift, Vive, Windows) Seeking Dawn is an expansive new shooter with gorgeous visuals and co-op support. You […]
The Biggest PSVR Releases Of The Week 07/08/18
by Jamie Feltham on July 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm
All’s quiet in PSVR land this week. We’ve got just one truly new game to check out. Hope you like tennis! Dream Match Tennis, from Bimboosoft Price: $14.99 I’m excited about this. Not because I’m a fan of tennis in any meaningful way, but because this particular take on the […]
Penrose Studios Raises $10 Million For AR/VR...
by VentureBeat on July 13, 2018 at 6:16 pm
Penrose Studios has raised $10 million in a new round of funding for its augmented reality and virtual reality entertainment. That’s a beefy round, considering that part of the company’s market, VR, has fallen out of favor with investors. But San Francisco-based Penrose Studios has […]
Watch Amazon’s VR Kiosks Transform The Future...
by VentureBeat on July 13, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Amazon announced that it has opened virtual reality kiosks in 10 shopping malls to promote its Prime Day shopping event. Now you can see the Amazon VR experience for yourself. Prepare to be impressed: It’s significantly more elaborate than expected, and shows how a […]
Seeking Dawn: 5 Essential Tips For Surviving The...
by David Jagneaux on July 13, 2018 at 5:50 pm
Seeking Dawn is a surprisingly large and ambitious VR game from the developers at Multiverse. While w had some mixed feelings about it in our review that went live earlier this week, there are some really strong positives to this shooter that will resonate with a lot of people. For starters, it […]
Marvel VR: Every Hero, Villain And Location...
by Jamie Feltham on July 13, 2018 at 3:41 pm
Ever wanted to be a superhero? Better yet, how about a Marvel superhero? With Marvel Powers United VR you can do just that. This promising new VR game lets you step into the shoes of your favorite comic book characters and team up with friends to save the world over and over again. What is it? […]
Smart office enables a personalized workplace...
by Janine Liberty | MIT Media Lab on July 13, 2018 at 2:10 pm
Project out of the MIT Media Lab uses biosensors and machine learning to optimize the sensory experience in individual work environments. […]
AR Companies Grew By 50% In The Last Six Months...
by Jamie Feltham on July 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The augmented reality industry has seen huge growth in the first half of 2018, according to a report from The Venture Reality Fund (The VR Fund). The group this week released its bi-annual Global Augmented Reality Landscape overview for the first half of the year, finding that the number of […]
Beat Saber PSVR Will Have Exclusive Features, PS4...
by Jamie Feltham on July 13, 2018 at 1:43 pm
It sounds like you won’t have to worry about the PSVR version of Beat Saber being downgraded from its PC sibling too much. Speaking to GamesBeat this week, Beat Games CEO Jaroslav Beck noted that the console experience — which was announced at E3 last month — will be very similar […]
Beat Saber Arcade Coming Soon For Official Use At...
by David Jagneaux on July 12, 2018 at 9:25 pm
Legal use of VR software at VR arcades is a rampant issue in the industry. If you’re going to operate a commercial out-of-home VR experience center then you need to handle licensing issues (we’ve got a detailed guide on how to do things properly here) which often means commercial […]
2018 VR Award Nominations Highlight Skyrim, Beat...
by David Jagneaux on July 12, 2018 at 9:08 pm
Nominations are in for the 2018 VR Awards which is put on by VR Bound and judged by an expert panel. As of today there’s a shortlist of nominees for 12 different categories including headset of the year, VR game of the year, and even best marketing. Last year marked the first-ever VR Awards […]
How to Add Auth to Your PWA with Okta and Stencil
by Lee Brandt on July 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm
This article was originally published on OKTA Blog. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Progressive Web Applications (PWAs) are the newest technology on the web dev block, and they’ve arrived just in time to solve a growing problem. Many companies are struggling […]
Field Studies Should Inform Intranet Redesign
by Therese Fessenden on July 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Observing users in their natural work context unveils mismatches between users’ and designers’ mental models and builds empathy with end users. […]
Design for Kids Based on Their Stage of Physical...
by Feifei Liu on July 8, 2018 at 4:00 pm
As kids’ physical development throughout childhood changes, so do their physical abilities, constraints, and device preferences. Touch gestures such as swiping and tapping big targets are easy for all children, but fine mouse or trackpad gestures such as dragging are hard for young kids. […]
Project to elucidate the structure of atomic...
by Scott Morley | Laboratory for Nuclear Science on July 6, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Laboratory for Nuclear Science project selected to explore machine learning for lattice quantum chromodynamics. […]
Build Custom Dashboards with MongoDB, Azure &...
by Ahmad Awais on July 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm
This article was originally published on Ahmad Awais. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. TL;DR: I’m building a custom WordPress dashboard for an enterprise client which is powered by React.js on top of Node.js, with MongoDB Atlas as the database. This dashboard […]
Automating molecule design to speed up drug...
by Rob Matheson | MIT News Office on July 6, 2018 at 4:00 am
Machine-learning model could help chemists make molecules with higher potencies, much more quickly. […]
An AI system for editing music in videos
by Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL on July 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Given a video of a musical performance, CSAIL’s deep-learning system can make individual instruments louder or softer. […]
New Online Seminar: User Research Logistics...
on July 5, 2018 at 4:37 pm
Did you become a user researcher because you love talking to users, analyzing studies and generating insights – but then found you were spending all your time trying to figure out how much to pay users, how long sessions should be, and waiting for no-shows? Using data from over 30,000 […]
New Online Seminar: Top Intranet Design Trends...
on July 2, 2018 at 4:38 pm
Since 2001, our Intranet Design Annual contest has surfaced 10 amazing intranet designs. Certain features—from understated visual design, to deep personalization roles—become trends across teams. What’s important to teams, development approaches, time spend, team size, and […]
Taming fusion with machine learning
by Paul Rivenberg on July 2, 2018 at 4:00 am
Postdoc Cristina Rea's detour into banking provides a new route back to plasma research. […]
The State of Transactional Email
by Kate Moran on July 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Automated email messages are more usable than they used to be. Good transactional email should be concise, clear, and easy for users to process. […]
Match Between the System and the Real World: The...
by Anna Kaley on July 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm
Systems should speak users' language, follow real-world conventions, and make information appear in a natural and logical order. […]