Reduce Friction – Ceejbot's notesblog.ceejbot.com/posts/reduce-friction/
This internet thing seems to have taken off.
How Big Tech Runs Tech Projects and the Curious Absence of Scrum - The Pragmatic Engineerblog.pragmaticengineer.com/project-management-at-big-tech/
A survey of how tech projects run across the industry highlights Scrum being absent from Big Tech. Why is this, and are there takeaways others should take note of?
What to Include in Your Design Portfolio | Andy Buddandybudd.com/archives/2021/06/what-to-include-in-your-design-portfolio
The purpose of a portfolio site is simple: to showcase the skills you have to the people who might want them. As such I’m often surprised when I see folks who describe themselves as UX/UI designers, choose to focus their portfolio on the UI side of the equation. It feels to me that these people may be selling themselves short by only focusing on a fraction of their skill-set, but before I jump into details, let’s start with some caveats.
The power of the design doc. How documenting our process has become… | by Brendan Fagan | Deliveroo Design | Mediummedium.com/deliveroo-design/the-power-of-the-design-doc-fbf5070163f8
Way back when I was in the midst of my graphic design degree, touching on everything from branding to “book-making” (that one was painful), there was always one thing expected from every student when…
Those pesky pull request reviews – Jessitronjessitron.com/2021/03/27/those-pesky-pull-request-reviews/
No one wants to review pull requests. This is a sign of a deeper problem than "people aren't following the process"
How to Stop Endless Discussionscandost.blog/how-to-stop-endless-discussions/
When we find ourselves in endless debates where everyone defends their idea, we don't know how to handle the situation.
Stop Running in Circles and Ship Work that Matters
The Toolbox Toolboxtoolboxtoolbox.com/
A curated list of the best analogue and digital toolboxes and methods from companies, institutions and thinkers.
Why I Don’t Believe in Empathic Design | Adobe Blogtheblog.adobe.com/why-i-dont-believe-in-empathic-design-don-norman/
I approve of the spirit behind the introduction of empathy into design, but I believe the concept is impossible, and even if possible, wrong.
Only One Deliverable Matters | Big Mediumbigmedium.com/ideas/only-one-deliverable-matters.html
Too much design effort goes into artifacts that are not part of the working software. There’s a better way to work.
Quelle éthique pour le design ? | InternetActu.netinternetactu.net/2017/09/18/quelle-ethique-pour-le-design/
Le designer Gauthier Roussilhe (blog) est parti à la rencontre de 12 designers à travers lEurope pour parler déthique appliquée à leur ...
Designers are Boringdeardesignstudent.com/designers-are-boring-9eba8cdf4346
The problem with the tiresome categories I listed above is a matter of approach. They’re technical and process-oriented. They care for means, but rarely for ends. They demonstrate “how” thinking at the expense of “why”.
Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extendprogrammingisterrible.com/post/139222674273/write-code-that-is-easy-to-delete-not-easy-to
Write code that is easy to delete, not easy to extend. “ “Every line of code is written without reason, maintained out of weakness, and deleted by chance” Jean-Paul Sartre’s Programming in ANSI...