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The Heart of the Builder
Sep Kamvar offers a very intelligent argument against user-centered design in this article: The danger in user-centered design is that it releases t…
We vs They
I’ve been interviewing a lot these days at Shopify, so I’ve started to pick up on certain patterns I see when talking to people in intervi…
The Empathy Machine
I’ve only started getting into House Of Cards. I know what you’re thinking. I simply never got into the show after its first episode. For a long…
Khoi Vinh, writing about Lingo by Noun Project: Designers can drag and drop their assets into Lingo’s thumbnail browser interface; the assets are …
The Veil of Ignorance
Adam Morse on accessibility: When I sit down to design things I try to put on the veil of ignorance. I imagine a world where I am not who I am …
Generalist vs Specialist
Last week I asked people on Twitter if they considered themselves a generalist or a specialist. Here are the results: Good morning! Quick questi…