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Best of the Web – April 2018 Link Roundup

Best of the Web – April 2018 Link Roundup

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa defied societal norms to climb Mount Everest: Nepal ‘needed a hero’ The Confidence Gap #deletefacebook My life as a fangirl made it impossible for me to find my real life soulmate Stinking Bishop: The story of Britain’s smelliest cheese involves monks, drunks, and endangered cows. These ants have evolved a complex system of battlefield triage andRead more about Best of the Web – April 2018 Link Roundup[…]

Best of the Web – March 2018 Link Roundup

Best of the Web – March 2018 Link Roundup

Decolonizing roller derby How many calories Olympians eat How ants build bridges using very simple rules Exercise can slow the ageing process – a professor explains how The Science-Backed Reasons You Shouldn’t Share Your Goals Nerve agents: what are they and how do they work? Video highlights of ‘Meet the Stemettes @ BAE Systems’ panelRead more about Best of the Web – March 2018 Link Roundup[…]

DotYork 2017 – Conference Notes – User Experience and Needs

DotYork 2017 – Conference Notes – User Experience and Needs

Insight Driven Design – Llara Geddes @the_llara Llara Geddes is Head of UX at Beauty Bay Wireframes ≠ UX Design gone wrong – A project for a big bank that had no empathy for the users. The idea was to provide resources for students and teachers. It had a great design that everyone loved butRead more about DotYork 2017 – Conference Notes – User Experience and Needs[…]

Stranger Things Playlist

Stranger Things Playlist

I absolutely love Stranger Things, the story and the 80s setting. The songs from the last series stuck in my mind so much I ended up making a playlist. I’ve been listening to this on repeat since October! It even works for the gym 🙂

Best of the Web – November 2017 Link Roundup

Best of the Web – November 2017 Link Roundup

What We Do in the Shadows is unmissable – whether you like vampires or not Seeing Earth from Outer Space The Forgotten Female Codebreaker Who Helped America Defeat the Nazis The Americanisation of the English language: a frightfully subtle affair Tidying up A Sense of Appreciation Is the Single Most Sustainable Motivator at Work TheseRead more about Best of the Web – November 2017 Link Roundup[…]

Best of the Web – October 2017 Link Roundup

Best of the Web – October 2017 Link Roundup

Photographer Spends Years Documenting His Daily Commute on the New York Subway The wonders of japan Leomie Anderson on fashion racism and being a face of Fenty Attacking models doesn’t combat lack of diversity Hooping with Hijab Research: For Better Brainstorming, Tell an Embarrassing Story I’ve never had any desire to reach the top. WhyRead more about Best of the Web – October 2017 Link Roundup[…]

DotYork 2016 – Continuous Learning – Talk Notes

DotYork 2016 – Continuous Learning – Talk Notes

If you can explain it to someone else you know you’ve understood it. It helps your own understanding, even if it’s just in your own notebook. T-shaped people, breadth of shallow knowledge, in depth specific knowledge. Mentoring – Charlotte Jackson Learn to feel comfortable with potentially looking like an idiot. Accept feeling out of yourRead more about DotYork 2016 – Continuous Learning – Talk Notes[…]