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How To Design Emotional Interfaces For Boring Apps

by Alice Кotlyarenko

When your product deals with repetitive tasks, it’s hard to keep users excited about it. That’s where UI comes into play. In this article, we’ll talk about elements that make an interface more emotional, dig deeper into how they work, and look at …

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The Rise Of Intelligent Conversational UI

by Burke Holland

Conversational UI is not a new concept. Technologies such as Natural Language Processing are key to delivering great a conversational UI, and we’re finally to the point where everyone can use it, regardless of skill level.

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