UX platforms, technology, and development methods have evolved rapidly over the past decade. With every passing month comes an announcement of a new device, operating system, or UI toolkit. Open source libraries, Web-service APIs, and agile method flavors continue to proliferate like rabbits. This incessant pace of innovation yields the impression that the opportunities for UX innovation are potentially infinite. Applied to this vision of an unconstrained future, the words of famous baseball player and manager Yogi Berra were never truer. He noted that "in theory, theory and practice are the same; in practice, they are not." Insights…
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