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People! Make Stuff That Matters!

Make Stuff That Matters

I’ve always been an intuition-driven person who will not trust her gut until the data confirms it. I guess they call that the scientific method (or, less kindly, insecurity). Since we started this travelabulous...

Startup Tools: Laptop, Notebook, Camera

111 Days Later

It’s been 111 days since I set the wheels in motion on “The Real Plan A: Build a Startup”. During that time, there have been many things I’ve done for the first time. I...

It's Margarita O'Clock: Are you productive yet?

Did You Earn Your Margarita Yet?

I just finished gulping down “The 4-Hour Work Week” by Tim Ferriss (available for borrowing as an e-book from the Ottawa Public Library), so I wanted to regurgitate some of his tips and immediately...

Mastery: Get those training wheels on!

Mastering the Skills for UX Mastery

The other day, Jared Spool of User Interface Engineering (whom, I must mention, I admire and read often) posted an article entitled “Five Indispensable Skills for UX Mastery”. The five skills he named were...

Attention: Coffee, properly aligned.

“Attention to Detail”

There’s something you should know about me: as far as developers (even developers-turned-UXers) go, I’m pretty anal when it comes to pixel perfection. If something doesn’t look exactly right to me, it will haunt...