Disclaimer: results not guaranteed. There may not be a phone charger in it for you if you start a fight. Continue reading “That time I started a fight and got a free phone charger out of it”
It’s not a book about UX per se, but I think a lot of the ideas in Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg can apply to UX. Continue reading “Book review: Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg”
The first step is admitting you have a problem.
Last week I published the Coffee Notepad manifesto. While I stand behind every word of that post, I think it was a step in an ill-conceived strategy for me and for this site. Continue reading “In which I fail to apply UX principles”
We hear all the time about how there are more technical jobs available than there are people to fill them. You may have even heard that part of the problem is a tech workforce that isn’t as diverse as it could be. For the most part, people who aren’t white or Asian men are underrepresented in the tech industry, which also means they are often underserved by the tech industry. Continue reading “5 reasons why Skillcrush is so important to the tech industry”
I have a friend who loves the Game Show Network, and Family Feud is one of her favorite game shows. Unlike shows such as Jeopardy!, which test your knowledge (or at least your powers of inference), Family Feud tests a different set of skills–namely, your ability to think like an average person. So it’s possible for someone to be really smart and really terrible at Family Feud. Or so I’ve heard. On TV. Continue reading “How web design is like Family Feud”