Surface magazine features VP of Design Matias Duarte on the cover of their Technology Issue
Dive into Surface magazine's technology issue with an in-depth cover story on our VP of Design Matias Duarte. Interviewed at the Google offices in Mountain View, California, Matias talks about his path to UX, the wildly popular computer game he designed in college, and his steadfast commitment to design. We've gathered a few of our favorite moments below: On his approach to design at Google"We're treating the process of design as a design problem. I want the design process to be really transparent. I want it to be backed by science, and I want it to be continually reflected upon."On studying art and computer science at the same time"I'd be doing studio hours, painting on these massive canvases, and then head over to the computer lab and be working on a ray tracer."On his childhood"I grew up naturally becoming aware of politics and the sociological ramifications of everything, from the design of houses to the design of economic policy."Read the full cover story over at Surface.
New Initiative Harnesses UX Design for AI Research
This week, the Google Brain team unveiled PAIR: the People + AI Research Initiative. The program is devoted to advancing the research and design of people-centric AI systems. A pillar of the research is Human-Centered Machine Learning, which combines design thinking with AI to open up new opportunities for applications, and new ways to help users.Learn more about PAIR in this Keyword blog post and more about designing for Machine Learning in our Medium article.
Read the latest Google Design Newsletter
Get inspired by the sixth edition of our Google Design newsletter. Sparked by our website redesign, this issue is loosely themed around new looks—from to the 69 new Android O emoji. We also discuss how Google fosters creative careers, new #MaterialDesign tools, “5 Things to Love Right Now,” and much more.Subscribe here to get the Google Design Newsletter delivered directly to your inbox.
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