Last Build Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:43:14 GMT
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 21:08:21 GMT
You Had One Job "Don't be afraid."
FYI I'm traveling and AFK, so no Weekend Reading next week. I'll do my best to catch up when I come back. And also, if you know anyone who would enjoy Weekend Reading, send them here to sign up.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 05:03:00 GMT
Edwin van Andel "That moment when your building crashes..."
Case study: How complexity creeps in Adding enterprise features, realizing they burden product and support, without a debt on sales, and phasing them out.
Design Checklist Google's design checklist for building conversational UIs.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:35:00 GMT
Santero "Huh. Man with dogs in his pockets walking his duck, which has shoes on"
Atomic Design by Brad Frost Brad Frost explains atomic design, and how to apply its principles to your very own design system.
Designing for iPad Power Users If you are working on an
Sat, 28 Jan 2017 22:06:28 GMT
Jennifer Harrison You're looking at a video of FOUR directly-imaged exoplanets orbiting a star. You're looking at another solar system in motion
Making input type=date complicated Don't worry about "looks the same in all browsers", instead focus on "works the best in each browser":
If a browser
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 04:43:00 GMT
Shen Me. Every night.
PEENT PEENT So that got me to stop and rethink a few things:
Like, 90% of infomercial style products were designed by/for disabled people, but you wouldn’t know that, because there is no viable market for them. THey have to be marketted
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:33:00 GMT
A designer is a person who organizes choices. The better you understand the range and implications of choices, the better designer you are.
Lessons Learned: Why Newton Swears by Plain-Text Emails TL;DR users respond when the email feels like a conversation.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:08:10 GMT
jlmorrison "I think it's from one of the Henry's"
Brad Voytek "Neat. If you inspect the code for a Facebook photo, alt text reveals Facebook's computer vision interpretation of image contents."
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:46:00 GMT
What Comes Next Is the Future A beautiful documentary film about the web, its origins and future.
Now I get it! How to design clarity in 3 steps.
snipe "Gosh, if only someone would tell me
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 19:49:00 GMT
The Four-Letter Code to Selling Just About Anything Cool is all about finding optimal newness:
The highest evaluation scores went to submissions that were deemed slightly new. There is an “optimal newness” for ideas, Lakhani said—advanced yet acceptable.
Sat, 17 Dec 2016 22:29:00 GMT
joel "someone's cow just walked over and fell asleep on my legs?? and now i cant fucking move or ill wake her up"
Design words with data Should the button say "Log in"? "Sign in"? How about "Sign on"? If only Google search could tell us what people
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 19:00:00 GMT
Nat Pryce "The importance of isolating your microservices"
Jonathan Lupo Hear, hear:
Biggest challenge in education is to divorce "Design" definition from aesthetics. #uxchat
The Distribution of Users’ Computer Skills: Worse Than You Think Keep it extremely simple, or two thirds of the population can’t use your
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 23:44:00 GMT
Holiday and travel got in the way of publishing Weekend Reading, but I'm back and catching up on three weeks worth of fantastic links.
The dangers of delightful design Everything, in context and in moderation:
One thing I’ve learned is that it’s usually safer
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 18:02:00 GMT
“Please enter a valid last name” Getting UX right starts with a name.
If Satan was a web developer Creative ways for making web forms harder to use.
The Practical Dev
margin-right: -100px !important;
Abstract App “It’s a version controlled workflow, built on
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 19:15:00 GMT
It just has to happen because you’re curious, over and over and over again. Because you want to learn how to build good things.
Watch and learn. That’s all there is to it.
Aaron Hodder "Someone wrote this:"
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:45:30 GMT
How the Web Became Unreadable "I thought my eyesight was beginning to go. It turns out, I’m suffering from design."