Our Ideas - UX + Design
What if you could talk to your heroes? What would they sound like? How would they respond to your questions? In honor of Women’s History Month, Modus figured out a way to make that possible using a Facebook Messenger-powered chatbot experience. A Talking Tour of Women’s History Play History’s Heroines on Facebook Messenger Want to learn more about chatbots? Take a behind-the-scenes look at how we made History’s Heroines in How To Make a Chatbot. Bronwyn Berkery was a contributor... Read More
Bronwyn Berkery was a contributor to this blog post.   Here at Modus, our fearless team cultivates our collective curiosity every single day. But sometimes we yearn for even more chances to unleash the wildest ideas we have — to immerse ourselves in emerging technologies that might be outside of our comfort zones. Enter: Modus Make-a-thons, quarterly events that take place at our NYC offices. Get the low-down on what we're up to in our make-a-thon blog series. Ready for... Read More
The software and websites of federal institutions and federally-funded nonprofits are required to be accessible to Americans with disabilities. And recent court rulings indicate that for-profit companies should be designing for accessibility as well. At Modus, we’re all for it—but find that there’s a fair learning curve to when it comes to accessibility. So I put together this primer on how to successfully address accessibility throughout the product lifecycle. Chock full of concrete examples, there’s something here for designers, engineers,... Read More