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Is it time to put an end to "Icon for X" questions?

At the time of the above "reasoning", Flat design trends were barely even a thing, and mobile interface design consideration was nowhere near as influential or dominant as it is now. Icons weren't ...
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Where do we draw the line on what is UX?

I posit that the practice of UX should be on topic: how to conduct a usability study using paper prototypes how to insert UX into an agile dev project how to communicate the value of usability ...
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Where do we draw the line on what is UX?

For me, the biggest thing for on-topicness is "who would best answer this question?" That's why I find "what word do I use for..." generally falls to the English stack more than here, and the "how do ...
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Where do we draw the line on what is UX?

In one way, that's the beauty of our community. It's very soft and blurry on the edges, which my UX-me loves and my programmer-me hates. Community members can get away with a well-formulated, slightly ...
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Are questions about the 'Internet of Things' (IoT) on topic?

Questions about Internet of Things are on topic here if they ask about how to design or improve the existing design of an Internet of Things thing. In general, the proposed questions for that Area 51 ...
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Would asking on how to utilize a UX feature be on-topic?

It's hard to give a definite answer without knowing the question, but it sounds like if you're asking for different options on what do do with a feature, then no, it probably wouldn't work here. That'...
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"Merge" Design Thinking site on Area 51 to UX.SE?

For what it's worth, I studied Design Thinking as part of my degree and I can't think of a situation during that time when I felt like asking a question about Design Thinking (the methodology itself) ...
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Where do we draw the line on what is UX?

Where do we draw the line on what is UX? The UX field is quite fluid in terms of what exactly falls under its banner and it is still evolving. That being said there are some core diciplines that ...
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Is it time to put an end to "Icon for X" questions?

As a general rule, I hate shutting down questions that have even a tangential UX connection. However, in this one case, I would almost always refer people to something like https://icons8.com/request-...
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