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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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

DotYork 2016 – Making Progress  – Talk Notes

DotYork 2016 – Making Progress – Talk Notes

I’ve just signed up for DotYork 2017, and I realised I never finished sharing my notes from last year’s conference! These are my notes from the second talk of the day, Making Progress. Speakers included Pip Jameson talking about starting up The Dots and Alex O’Brien, who talked about growing an agency. I also have writtenRead more about DotYork 2016 – Making Progress – Talk Notes[…]

Best of the Web – September 2017 Roundup

Best of the Web – September 2017 Roundup

Viking skeleton’s DNA test proves historians wrong One Sky The Princess Myth: Hilary Mantle on Diana Cafe Culture: Meet the regulars Where to Find Cheap Books She wants to be alone British attitudes to abortion Hayao Miyazaki Picks His 50 Favorite Children’s Books Nikon Picked 32 Photographers to Promote a Camera. All 32 Were MenRead more about Best of the Web – September 2017 Roundup[…]

Best of the Web – March 2017 Roundup

Best of the Web – March 2017 Roundup

Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women Austerity isn’t working for everyone – especially women Maya Angelou, The Art of Fiction No. 119 Watch Powerful Women Turn Athleticism Into Activism Why gluten-free food is not the healthy option and could increase your risk of diabetes Beatrice theRead more about Best of the Web – March 2017 Roundup[…]