SERIESWireframe Podcast Wireframe reveals the stories behind user experience design and how it helps technology fit into our lives. It’s a unique, highly produced podcast for UX/UI designers, graphic designers, and the design-curious. Hosted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business. Choose your favorite podcast player to subscribe to Wireframe. Learn more.→ XD Ideas / Perspectives / Wireframe Podcast / Can an App Actually Help You Sleep? – Season 3, Episode 5Can an App Actually Help You Sleep? – Season 3, Episode 5 Patrick Faller Sep 4, 2020A third of America’s population struggles to sleep through the night. For many of us, stress and anxiety play a big role in that. Some designers believe they can help us tackle these problems and calm our minds. The sleep-aid market is a multi-billion dollar industry, so it’s no wonder companies are trying to design solutions for us. In this episode of Wireframe, Adobe’s design podcast hosted by Adobe Senior Director of Design Khoi Vinh, we ask if apps and gadgets designed to help us sleep and keep us calm really help, or if they’re just a kind of digital snake oil.Listen to the podcast to hear the story, and click here to read a full transcript of this episode. Wireframe Podcast Words by Patrick Faller Patrick is a writer, editor, and award-winning journalist specializing in articles, blog posts, and videos that support creative tools. At the helm of his own agency, he creates and coordinates content, community, and communications in the technology, design, and video game sectors. →Get XD Ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Free. Sign UpRelated Content → Wireframe PodcastWhy Are Elections So Hard to Design Well? – Season 3, Episode 6 By Patrick FallerThe fundamental design feature of a democratic society is a citizen’s right to vote. But ensuring that every… Wireframe PodcastHow Streaming Services Design Interfaces to Keep Us Watching – Season 3, Episode 4 By Patrick FallerExplore how video streaming services, in a battle to win subscribers, deliberately design interfaces that keep us binge-watching. User TestingUsability Testing: Moderated vs Unmoderated By Nick BabichWhat’s the difference between a moderated and unmoderated usability test? When and how should each be used? Social ImpactClimate Designers Give Themselves a Name–and a Purpose By John KaziorA platform for communication, networking, and education for designers to integrate climate-consciousness into their practice.