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5 UX articles to read while self-isolating

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Posted by Jennifer McCormack on April 01, 2020

5 UX articles to read while self-isolating

Our last round-up discussed the cost of buttons and designing for dark mode. This week’s compilation is focusing on remote working and the UX of social distancing and how to use design techniques to help flatten the curve during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  1. The workers who face the greatest coronavirus risk

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/15/business/economy/coronavirus-worker-risk.html

The risk level associated with a variety of jobs was calculated using dozens of scores to each occupation for things like how often a phone is used to how often you’re required to bend your back. Hover over the bubbles to explore each profession and the risks associated with it.

  1. Tools for Remote UX Workshops

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/15/business/economy/coronavirus-worker-risk.html

As we are all working from home, find some tools your team can use to facilitate UX workshops remotely.

  1. How UX designers can encourage social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://uxdesign.cc/how-ux-designers-can-encourage-social-distancing-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-e7d2ac42e3b5

This article shows how we can use design techniques such as nudging to help flatten the curve.

  1. 5 Neuromarketing tricks for your visual content

https://icons8.com/articles/neuromarketing-visual-content/

This article shares insights into neuromarketing which can help designers find effective approaches to visual content.

  1. My UX of Social Distancing

https://uxplanet.org/my-user-experience-of-social-distancing-1cc9aad0f5cc

This article describes the writers experience of social distancing discussing social interactions, time zones and gaming.
 

Have you found any interesting UX blogs that we should share? Let us know, by tweeting us @arekibo.

About the Author

Jennifer McCormack
Jennifer McCormack

Jennie is a Marketing Executive at Arekibo. She has an interest in social media, analytics and learning about new technologies.