June 24, 2021 in Learn
What is UX Design?
Picture this: you’re about to enter a building in your neighborhood. This could be an office building, a market, a library. Your cell phone buzzes in your pocket, and you’re a bit distracted as you approach the front door. You…
February 5, 2021 in Learn
Inclusive Design Series (4 of 4): Design Ethics
Designers, developers, and other folks building products have the power and responsibility to influence how products are made—this is Design Ethics. As you create products, consider: How is it impacting others? Who could be hurt by this product? Who does…
October 14, 2020 in Learn
Inclusive Design Series (3 of 4): The Importance of User Research
I’ve spent most of my career working with startups, as the sole designer or alongside a handful of designers. I’ve never worked with a user researcher whose sole focus is on user interviews and usability tests. It can feel intimidating…
June 16, 2015 in Learn
Five Great PyCon 2015 Videos That Aren’t About Python
PyCon 2015 was in mid-April in Montreal, Canada, and was an amazing conference. One of the best things about PyCon, though, is that almost all of the talks are recorded and released, usually as often as the very next day….