The Chosen presents cabinet nominees in an easy-to-read trading card format. Jessica Huseman and Rob Weychert describe how they developed this informative site for ProPublica.
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It’s conference season and we’ve Una Kravets and Krystal Higgins from An Event Apart Seattle on to talk about how they got into their “things” – the stuff they talk about, why they picked that topic, what to do if other people hop on your thing, and ideas to start giving talks at conferences.
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9:10 Summary of Krystal’s talk “The Joy of Optimizing” talk at An Event Apart Seattle
14:10 How did Krystal learn about on-boarding and dive in to it?
17:20 Can a good app still survive even with bad on-boarding?
19:10 Dave walks into a bar and signs up for Snapchat.
22:01 How do you rate a good or bad on-boarding experience?
26:30 How do you get invited to talk at conferences?
33:40 How does Krystal’s involvement with Android Wear relate to on-boarding?
35:30 Chris tries on a HTC Vive
44:01 What happens if somebody starts treading on your thing?
47:40 If too many people have the same thing, does it create too much noise around it?
50:50 What if no one is interested in your thing?
52:07 3 things to look for in a conference talk.
55:05 Chris’ low-fi way to test out a talk idea.
Jenn Schiffer: @jennschiffer | jennmoney.biz
00:16 – Welcome to “Neon Abstract Podcast Erotica!” …we mean, “Greater Than Code!”
01:15 – Origin Story
03:05 – Art
06:37 – Viewing Source and Learning How to Code
11:02 – Getting a Computer Science Degree
13:56 – Pixel Art, Sexuality in Tech, and Online Presence
@aphyr (Kyle Kingsbury)
Ashley Madison Scandal
26:54 – How do potential employers react to your satire?
28:41 – CSS Perverts
36:03 – Vetting Potential Employers and Company Culture; Dealing with Toxic People
Jessica: Everyone has something that they keep quiet about because they aren’t sure of the consequences.
Coraline: Being privileged enough to have the responsibility to be public and show people that it’s okay that they are who they are.
Astrid: You don’t have to separate your passions.
Jenn: We all need a space to feel uninhibited.
Web pioneer Jeremy Keith talks with us about the past and future of the web, native vs. web, and what’s he’s excited about in web development.
In this episode, we’re joined by Julie Horvath, a Design Lead at Apple to help us talk about design. We discuss ways to help improve the collaboration between designers and frontend developers. Julie shares her perspective on building great user experiences for low-bandwidth internet speeds and how taking a progressive enhancement approach can be beneficial to the user.
Harry Brignull joins us to talk about “dark patterns”. Harry coined the phrase back in 2010 to describe the design patterns used on websites to deliberately trick us into doing something. We discuss some examples as well as the ethics behind implementing them and ask if “light patterns” exist. We talk about how dark patterns go beyond the web and into service design. Should we avoid using dark patterns in our designs? Well, we think yes – so in that case, how?
Variable fonts are coming. How will it change the web design and development process? Tim Brown and Bram Stein explain how variable fonts will work and what you can do with them now.
Pattern libraries can help you streamline the design process and build a flexible system (instead of static pages). Today we’re exploring this concept with Laura Elizabeth — a fantastic designer, writer, and speaker. You’ll learn how to plan and build a pattern library, how to document it, and how to make your clients fall in love with the result.
Double Your Freelancing — the website Laura is now redesigning with pattern libraries
Design Academy — Laura’s design course for developers
Style Tiles — another concept for web design process
Styleguides.io — great collection of website style guides
Episode 26: Bridging the Gap Between Designers and Developers with Roger Dudler
— our episode with the founder of Frontify
Laura’s official website
Client Portal — Laura’s product that helps keep all client deliverables in one place (use your special promocode uibreakfast to get $100 off)
Follow Laura on Twitter: @laurium
Anna Pickard, the Head of Voice and Tone at Slack, talks about how writing and language that is clear, concise, and human can be the bedrock of a great user experience.
Aaron Gustafson inspires us to build a web where content is accessible to all people. He encourages us to keep an open mind about perspectives that are different than our own. He motivates us to keep focused on context when it comes to the users we’re designing for. He also challenges us to plant seeds of growth in others by making ourselves available and open to new opportunities.
Aaron Gustafson is passionate about web standards and accessibility as would be expected from a former manager of the Web Standards Project. In his two decades working on the Web, he’s worked with companies such as Happy Cog, Major League Baseball, McAfee and The New York Times. He joined Microsoft as a web standards advocate to work closely with their browser team. He loves sharing his knowledge through writing. His three-part series on progressive enhancement for A List Apart is a perennial favorite and his seminal book on the subject, Adaptive Web Design, has earned him numerous accolades and honors. When he’s not writing, he’s probably on the road presenting at conferences and running workshops across the globe. He is a longtime member of Rosenfeld Media’s “experts” group and former technical editor for A List Apart. He and his wife also brokered and produced the DVD release of Drawing Flies which was also produced by Kevin Smith (of Clerks fame who also happens to be a fellow comic book nerd).