All my life I’ve had a hard time understanding how tribalism is so present in our society. It is defined as the behavior and attitudes that stem from strong loyalty to one’s own tribe or social group. But time after time I’ve always failed to understand why almost...
The BASIC UX Framework
A framework for usable products. And a real great guideline on what to check and follow when designing a new digital product. Source.
UX is such a new field that most people in the industry think it's just one discipline. But it actually is a range of disciplines that go from Strategic Planning to research and design. Here's a nice way to visualize all the disciplines that are within UX.
Scrum in 5 minutes
A nice infograph about how to use the SCRUM methodology in your projects. All the basics are here and it just takes 5 minutes to learn it. Download in PDF.
10 reasons why getting a “free website” is a bad, BAD idea.
Getting free website is tempting. The internet is full of companies offering free website hosting even for self-hosted WordPress. You’re probably wondering what’s the catch? Why isn’t everyone else using this then? Well there are plenty of catches, here are 10 of...
The “profit but open” model
I was talking to a friend recently about twitter's new "Rules of the Road" and we were talking about how sad we felt about the change of direction and why it was that way.While talking to him I realized something interesting: Today's"biggest" internet companies out...
Disney Imagineers are the best UX designers
There's a great article on Smashing Magazine that says that a User Experience cannot be designed. The article goes through a lot of theory and reasoning to prove that right based on a lot of naming conventions of what UX is and is not and then it reaches the main...
Should you work for free?
A great diagram explaining when you should work for free and when you shouldn't.