Pick of The Week
Why Chatbots Fail
Chatbots are a nice idea but can quickly become incredibly frustrating.
But that doesn't mean they're all bad. You just need to know the reasons many of them fail, and how you can avoid your bot falling into the same trap.
The Best of The Rest
Google Earth Studio
From large-scale geological features to individual city buildings.
Google Earth is pretty cool for it's store of satellite and aerial imagery, and now you're able to capture and use that imagery for your own projects!
The Problem With Online Reviews
"The delivery man was rude so I gave the product a 2 star review."
Online reviews aren't reliable for so many reasons, from customers motives to give low reviews to the damage a single 1 star review can do to a 5 star rating...
Duolingo Redesigned It's Owl to Guilt-Trip You Even Harder
How could you possibly ignore a little face like that???
"At the top of the list of people and beings I least want to disappoint are my parents, followed by the Duolingo owl."
A New Logo for Unsplash
A generic camera icon has become a geometric abstract.
The ideas behind the new Unsplash logo are nice, but does the logo itself fit a little too well into todays logo trends and disappear into the crowd? (Think: Uber's u-frame)
One More Thing
What To Buy The Picky Designer Who Already Has Everything
One. Week. Until. Christmas!!!
Hopefully you've got all your Christmas shopping done, but if you're running a bit late then don't panic — heres a great list of perfect gifts for the design geek in your life!