Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief | Aeon Essaysaeon.co/essays/consciousness-is-neither-a-spooky-mystery-nor-an-illusory-belief
Consciousness is neither a spooky mystery nor an illusory belief. It’s a valid and causally efficacious biological reality
Holmgren's coloured wool test for colour blindness, Europe, | Wellcome Collectionwellcomecollection.org/works/qb73n5gb
The patient had to match one piece of wool to the samples in the box in this colour blindness test. There are light and dark shades to confuse the patient. This helped detect problems. The numbers on the pieces of wool were codes. The doctor used them to determine what type colour blindness the patient had. Swedish physiologist Alarik Frithiof Holmgren (1831-1897) devised this test in 1874. He pursued his investigations following a railway accident in Sweden in 1876. The accident w...
A plan for accessible charts – Benjy Stantonbenjystanton.co.uk/blog/a-plan-for-accessible-charts/
A list of user research findings, accessibility report findings, best practice, resources and good ideas that I’ve collected over the past 2 years.
Free Yourself of Your Harshest Critic, and Plow Ahead - The New York Timesnytimes.com/2017/06/13/your-money/free-yourself-of-your-harshest-critic-and-plow-ahead.html
You’re too close to your work to be a decent judge of it. So cut the paralyzing self-criticism and instead pour that energy into doing what you do.
Users don’t hate change. They hate you. – Christina Wodtkemedium.com/@cwodtke/users-dont-hate-change-they-hate-you-461772fbcac7
Users don't hate change. Users hate change that doesn't make their life better, but makes them have to relearn everything they knew. In fact, users don't like change that might improve their lives if they don't perceive the value of that change.