Victor Loux Bookmarks

A feed of interesting articles and websites I have recently read. Please feel free to browse and send me suggestions of sites to look at — I’m curious about a lot of things!

Chasing 10X: Leveraging A Poor Memory In Engineering

senrigan.io/blog/chasing-10x-leveraging-a-poor-memory-in-software-engineering
When I was burned out and my software engineering career was collapsing, I found that using spaced repetition was the one thing that enabled me to improve faster than I had imagined.

Interviewing: more than a user research method – UX Collective

uxdesign.cc/interviewing-more-than-a-user-research-method-81ab92420497
The first time I came across the concept of behavior as the medium of design by Robert Fabricant, it really hit home. As a designer, it is easy to fall into the trap of focusing only in the creation…

Writing clearer error messages – UX Collective

uxdesign.cc/writing-clearer-error-messages-d57d6f388140
Error messages. Let’s face it, there are a lot of bad ones out there. But when they’re good, they’re wonderful. Why? Because they enable users to get stuff done. Things don’t always run smoothly. Our…

Checklist Design - best UI elements for the best UX practice

checklist.design/
Checklist Design is a collection of best UI and UX you need to provide a complete, honest and rewarding experience for your users.

All you need to know about hyphenation in CSS | Clagnut by Richard Rutter

clagnut.com/blog/2395
Automatic hyphenation on the web has been possible since 2011 and is now broadly supported. There is however far more control available to designers than just turning on hyphens.

Scientists rise up against statistical significance

nature.com/articles/d41586-019-00857-9
Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.

Death of the calorie | 1843

1843magazine.com/features/death-of-the-calorie
For more than a century we’ve counted on calories to tell us what will make us fat. Peter Wilson says it’s time to bury the world’s most misleading measure