As you know, I have been an advocate for the freelancer lifestyle for the past 10 years, but there are somethings I miss about working on a team. I’ve been thinking a lot on how we could all stay independent, but work together on bigger projects.
We could assemble like the Avengers! Curious?
Have a great day!
Initial Thoughts on iPadOS: A New Path Forward
Some years ago I tried to go all-in on iPad but found the OS too limiting. Excited to see what the new version of iPadOS means for the future of portable computing.
Sweden Finds a Simple Way to Improve New Mothers’ Health. It Involves Fathers.
Seems like UX is just like life itself, the simple, obvious improvements are often worth trying.
The Kids App Market – A Strategic Overview
“Your user is not the customer. The majority of app makers will never have encountered this. Kids and parents are two completely different people with different interests, motives, incentives, and views on what quality is. To make things worse – a lot of times, your user can’t read.” Brilliant in-depth article from Björn.
How to Bulletproof Your User Onboarding
In the ultra-important first few moments a user spends within a product, we want to set the bar much higher. In fact, we should shoot for the exact opposite of each attribute: Instead of distracting, let’s aim for integrated, instead of controlling, let’s aim for empowering, and instead of flaky, let’s aim for steadfast.
Tesla’s UX is too far ahead to make sense (now)
I need to lock the windows because my kid is playing with it in the backseat or whatever? My regular old-fashioned car: I have a button on the door armrest, I know its position and shape, I don’t need to look, I press it. Time looking away from the road: 0 seconds. On a Tesla: look at the screen, tap on the car icon, visually scan the “quick settings” page, locate the button, tap it. Time looking away from the road: I don’t know, but surely > 0 seconds. Turn the front fog lights on? Same.
“I remember at American Apparel we were discussing some project and one of the execs had an opinion that most of the people disagreed with. They were trying to convince him he was wrong and in turn sort of expected him to try to convince them. But he just said, “That’s ok. I’m OK standing alone on this one.” It was an offhand remark but I think about it a lot. The world could use more of that.”