Every day, I share on Twitter and LinkedIn a list of curated articles I read, resources and tools about UX Design, User Research, UI and mobile design, HTML, CSS, the web industry, some process, some inspiration, etc. This is an archive of everything I shared this week.
#Now – what I’m up to
📢 I’m super happy to announce I’ll be teaching my new “Designing Better Products” Masterclass as part of the Smashingmag workshops: 5×2h + Q&A, Wed & Fri, September 21 – October 5, full remote! Looking forward to meet you there.
Accessible Social: a free hub of resources for anyone who wants to communicate in an accessible way on social media. And yes, you should want to communicate in an accessible way. Created by Alexa Heinrich
Interesting ways to find participants when you are low on budget/time.
I disagree with the internal users part of the article though, I would not recruit colleagues, unless I work enterprise UX and OR they are the audience of your product. You can still ask colleagues for feedback, but be careful, those are feedback, not research data. Especially if colleagues work on the project, they might be highly biased. Also, avoid family and friends testing. This is really not a good idea.
“Happy talk: fluff and often self-congratulatory promotional talk usually intended to be friendly but generally just getting in the way of people trying to get a job done. On the web, and to be honest most places, happy talk must die” 100% agree
On divergence: being autistic in UX: The evolution of the “white men” dominant UX industry since 2010 in parallel with the growing social awareness around topics like autism, the need for more diversity and inclusion in tech, issues with design thinking and more, by Josh Singer
If you need to edit a PDF or annotate it on mac, windows (soon), iOS or Android, I tried this nice free tool (on mac so far) and it does a pretty good job. Also, there’s stickers, everyone loves sticker