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iA is a UX consultancy with studios in Zurich, Tokyo and Berlin. We make @iAWriter. Account is managed by @reichenstein

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2049 is just one year away. #BladeRunner 2049 - in theaters October 6, 2017.
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URL of the month: @jubiweb @lionelrudaz That is totally destructive. Every time this happens I imagine Jonny Ive’s face in first class going :)Related: Emphasis dots: Italicizing and slanting in Japanese Typography @bobtung in iA Emoji?Both iA Iconic and iA Emoji are going to go paid from today. Free is over in 3…2…1… @pebneter Yeah :(This phone is on fire.“Google is like the bizarro-Apple” or tech as chess:
Do you teach art, design, drafting…This is a clever hack. #edchat
Retweeted by iA Inc.Meanwhile at Verizon…“Unlimited storage for all your photos and videos.” Music to the ears of every iCloud user. GIFs illustrating the art of Japanese wood joinery
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Love that new Mac smell? Now you can buy a candle that smells like a freshly-opened Apple product @tcaspers Right.IBM—and Anderson and McKinsey—move toward Web design agencies (while Web design agencies move toward consulting):
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Retweeted by iA Inc.The Internet and things. board member: ”You are the customer, but they are the master. You need them more than they need you.“ grief. I'd like to hear the conversation that led to this correction.
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@mohldesign There definitely is.
With no context, and with easy access to similar view points that resonate in your own personal echo chamber.
Retweeted by iA Inc. @gregorylent Of course, huge loss. If the number is as high as it seems (porn bots), it could damage Twitter’s perception even more……and Twitter&phone is the perfect platform for propaganda–fast spreading information, tightly framed, on a small screen, in a social bubble.Astroturfing is a huge arm of the dark side of the PR industry. Few people understand how much it evolved and how omnipresent it is now. @cole_peters Unfortunately, bots help @twitter with its numbers. Long term though, bots help twitter as biceps cancer helps a weight lifter.Now, @Twitter could put a wrench into this kind of crap by publicly flagging all bots as bots without warning—a “Report bot” flag could helpTrolls, bots & cyborgs using persona software, blending in with easily influenced people has been a huge driver of disinformation for years.How Trump’s camp uses deplorable bots and cyborgs trying to influence the election:
Pink Floyd fans take note: Apple's new London HQ. Literally.
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TIL because some emojis are sequences of other emojis, you can do achieve results like this in JavaScript:
Retweeted by iA Inc.The question is how much grassroots and how much astroturfing caused this. They’re hard to discern these days. polling starts blowing up. Wait until they discover how these polls were faked. you shouldn’t trust those post-debate, online polls @mkramer @iA Seems like a good example of Goodhart’s law. Polls being manipulated due to influence on perception.
Retweeted by iA Inc.Why Twitter polls shouldn't be reported as fact, and why you shouldn't share them. (This is the Trump area on Reddi…
Retweeted by iA Inc.If you buy this troll bot land fantasy you probably don’t know much about “the cyber". Online polls are not just “unscientific”, all they’re good for is measuring how many bots each campaign has.
Drill a hole into your new iPhone, they said, there will be a headphone jack, they said. Swartz, age 18
Retweeted by iA Inc.OH: “The computer aspect of cyber is very tough - and it's hardly doable.” 🤔
@thierrykoblentz If u only need a writer sort of editor then @iAWriter is fantastic
Retweeted by iA Inc.New fonts for everyone! you should upgrade your SSH keys: is the new Starbucks:
For those who want to know how we emojized the word “the”: #digitized16
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“Twitter Inc is moving closer to a sale" to Google or Salesforce… and trust, nothing less. Our latest blockchain project review goes to @factom:
Retweeted by iA Inc.On my way to Athens… Going to speak at Digitized tomorrow.
Retweeted by iA Inc.Andrew Sullivan: My Distraction Sickness — and Yours“…in 2015, Under Consideration LLC earned a meager $17,000 from client work.” would you doubt a statement that has a % inside? borderless, buttonless full screen phone? might a carpenter say if you were to ask him, “what’s your building process?”
@kielek70 Okay, got it... Thank you for reporting. We’ll submit a fix this afternoon that will fix this on all circumstances. @kielek70 First time we see this. We are investigating... What phone do you have?Exclusive first look at Apple + McLaren car
Retweeted by iA Inc.Wroooooummm!’s “same-hour and same-day delivery can structurally replace trips to the store”
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Retweeted by iA Inc. @alexanderslev1n Yes, updated last week.
@NeedsMoreGrey You mean it doesn’t work like stickers, or you’d prefer having a post button inside the box instead of just the Done button? @NeedsMoreGrey The usability of the Messages app framework is suboptimal. If we could just use the regular text field we would. :) @NeedsMoreGrey …by clicking the done button. Can you post a screenshot where you get stuck?What makes something creepy is not its threat – it's that it's neither this nor that:
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Glasses for the color blind: @NeedsMoreGrey @NeedsMoreGrey Click done.
Added some movement :) Better quality:
Retweeted by iA Inc.Stupid quote of week “I would rather take a good design than a good function” (WS Journal 16.09.2016 p. M8). Good design IS good function!
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👏👏 France Becomes First Country to Ban Plastic Cutlery, Plates and Cups via @EcoWatch and @earthguardianz
Retweeted by iA Inc.Wrote some thoughts on variable fonts, interpolation and our design tools:
Retweeted by iA Inc.Digital Wall in Berlin by Büro Achter April //
Retweeted by iA Inc. @cujojp App Store has had this problem for two months now. Don't want to know how much sales we have lost. Just try again. :/ @cujojp Why? How?Ads in adblockers: