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Collected articles - Week of Jan 4, 2016

Collected articles from around the web on: scrolling behaviour, eloquent javascript, change leadership, design jobs of the future, and simulating complexity. Read »

Why I'm abandoning Google Inbox

I am abandoning Google Inbox because it fails to meet basic expectations for an email application. It's been over 2 months since I started using Google Inbox and I've had enough. I've missed a number of important messages and I don't want to miss any more. Read »

User Experience Debt

UX debt is real and every digital product has some to repay. Some of this debt is incurred intentionally because tough decisions have to be made. Some of this debt is incurred unintentionally because assumptions about end-users go unchecked. It's time to start paying attention to the I.O.U.'s we're writing to our users. Read »

When to apply UX effort in agile

When should you apply UX effort on an agile project to get the most out of it? Well, UX design skills are most valuable to agile processes at three key points: during modeling, during evaluation, and for facilitating day-to-day design activities. Read »