Friday Links

Beth Mathews on why designers need side projects (“personal work”). Also, Beth is an awesome designer of vintage things. You’re welcome.

Jakob Nielsen explains the “articulation barrier” in most AI user interfaces.

How I Became a UX Designer, by Stefanie Lauria. I like this honest, simple explanation. This story has a familiar ring to it - my own path to UX was not direct or straightforward.

Dovetail is magic.

Mt Fuji webcam

AI and design jobs. Are single person, full-service agencies the future?

Sacred Modernity. Architecture book on sacred spaces.

New roles for vacant homes in Japan. Due to population decline, Japan has about 9 million empty homes.

Apple announces new accessibility features.