👋 Oi, mga repapips, Brian Dys here! I love music, photography, and creative stuff like UX design and art. This is a place where I collect my thoughts and works. Apart all these, I’m Jaycelle’s better half and Bryce’s dad. 🥰
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Any difficulty in doing the right thing results from (evil, selfish) resistance, not from the fact that one cannot do all the good or valuable things that one is called upon to do.
- Get Hired: Building a Solid UX Design Portfolio
- Our industry needs more designers. Most importantly: a different type of designer.
- Teacher to UX designer: A roadmap
- Front-of-the-front-end and back-of-the-front-end web development
- How to Handle Dominating Participants in UX Workshops: 3 Tactics
- Things I wish UX candidates would ask me during interviews
- Greeking Versus Designing with Actual Content
- Citibank just got a $500 million lesson in the importance of UI design
In a perfect world the importance of information wouldn’t rely on its author’s eloquence. But we live in a world where people are bored, impatient, emotional, and need complicated things distilled into easy-to-grasp scenes.
- The One, Simple Secret To A Successful Career
- Matt Mullenweg: Collaboration Is Key
- Nielsen Norman Group
- Early-career UXers: Your most impressive work is missing from your portfolio
- Best Story Wins
- How People Learn to Become Resilient
- 12 Life Lessons From Mathematician and Philosopher Gian-Carlo Rota
One of the things he taught me early on was make reversible decisions quickly and irreversible ones deliberately, and I still return to that on a weekly basis. If it’s a reversible decision we’ll probably learn a lot more by doing it.Matt Mullenweg
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When you’re forced to be simple, you’re forced to face the real problem. When you can’t deliver ornament, you have to deliver substance.
- What Do You Call a Word with Capitals in the Middle?
- Grelling–Nelson paradox
- Sophrosyne: the art of mindful moderation
- The Rules of Margin Collapse
- Paul Graham
- The Best-Case Outcomes Are Statistical Outliers
- To Improve Your Team, First Work on Yourself
- It’s time we say goodbye to pixel units
- How to Write Your First Freelance Invoice
Very often, we don’t seek to be right, we seek to be “more right” compared to somebody else, whether an individual or a group of individuals.
Anne-Laure Le Cunff
- The Nirvana fallacy: when perfectionism leads to unrealistic solutions
- An Invisible Cost of College: Parental Guilt
- How to avoid layout shifts caused by web fonts
- A Few Thoughts On Writing
- Ideas That Changed My Life
- Optimistic UI Patterns for Improved Perceived Performance
- 1,000 True Fans? Try 100
- Alternatives to Spinners on the Web
- Why do we need to be right?
If you want to see if something works, make it. The whole thing. The simplest version of the whole thing – that’s what version 1.0 is supposed to be. But make that, put it out there, and learn.
This is the week that I’ve went back to digest two week’s worth of curious readings — from design to stock market to psychology.
- Jootsing: the art of jumping out of the system
- Chamath Palihapitiya closes GameStop position, but defends investors’ right to sway stocks like pros
- The service-based design org
- Culture-based user interface design
- Design and Science
- Validation is a mirage
- Why Tailwind Isn’t for Me
- The Aesthetic-Usability Effect
- Are Meaningful Daily Activities Linked to Well-Being?
- Please Stop Calling Things Archives
- Shopatainment: Video Shopping as Entertainment
Fast gets all our attention, slow has all the power.
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