A UX research case study.

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Spotify’s logo

Putting ourselves in the designer’s shoes, we have done this two-week research in which we tried to solve common problems among users less experienced with technology and the popular streaming application: Spotify.

First of all, we will explore a little bit about what Spotify means.

Spotify is a digital music, podcast, and video streaming service of Swedish origin that gives access to millions of songs and other content from artists around the world. This platform in its user interface does not have great differences when used on different devices or operating systems such as Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iPhone.

Founded in 2006, it is operated by Spotify AB, which has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 2018 through Luxembourg-based holding company Spotify Technology SA, which is also part of the Russell 1000 index. …


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In the era of immediacy where we are used to getting everything almost in real-time, surfing the internet is not the exception, we do it all the time and it is part of our lives, many of us find in the internet tools that help us in anything we do daily and being something so common, We do it basically because it is inherent to us and we never question what happens behind the simple act of typing in the search bar what we commonly know as “the address of a web page”, “the link”, “the name” of this one or what is really the URL (uniform resource locator) and then press enter. …


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The internet of things, for many it may be a somewhat new and rare concept, throughout this blog we will talk about its concept, the way it works, a bit of its history that dates back a long time (although it is incredible) and how it influences and relates to many technological concepts that perhaps we think would have nothing to do with this topic.

What is the internet?

To put us a little in context, we will talk about the internet, as many of us know, it revolutionized the world and how we see it, in 1962 thanks to J.C.R. Licklider who conceived the idea of ​​the internet (Interconnected Networks) and is one of the forerunners of computer science, at that time worked at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and it was when he thought and created what would be a “Galactic network” that would connect a group of computers to share data regardless of the physical location of any of them, (this is how the internet is described as a network of computers that are connected globally), after 3 years, successfully connected two Computers located in California and Massachusetts respectively through a telephone line Years later, the military project ARPANET was created, which aimed to connect more and more connection networks.
The internet over time grew and so did its infrastructure to successfully support and guarantee its operation to connect millions in the world, as it does today, for that reason, they created what we know as DNS or Domain Name System. …

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Marcela Sanchez Moreno

Software Engineer Student at Holberton School Colombia 💻 Enthusiastic weaver of macramé and crochet 🧶 Colombian Red Cross volunteer ❤

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