Today, we're joined by VR specialist Michael Wilson, Design Director of ProtectWise, who talks about what it takes to design a VR cityscape, powered by petabytes of data, that empowers cybersecurity professionals to proactively and visually hunt for threats in their environment. Also, SuAnne runs out of gas, AGAIN, Kyle and Michael start planning for the Denver Develop conference, and Michael celebrates (or survives) his wife's first mother's day.
No drinking for Michael, he's on antibiotics. SuAnne rediscovers her sight! And Kyle learns he's a Top Golf pro. SuAnne is volunteering for Dress for Success. Finally some listener feedback!! Fancy cars and why we can't have nice things. Google takes control of links on Chrome for iPhone. Kyle's Android corner is back; SuAnne doesn't like it. Our thoughts on the Gmail redesign. Kyle explains his gaming past. SuAnne tells us all about on-boarding adventures and App Cues for web apps.
Becca Zukoski is back for more! We try buzzballs and things get off the rails. Kyle's trying to be nicer to the internet. Doorbell moments. Michael makes Instant Pot ribs. Becca is learning French and eating popcorn. We continue discussing resume design best practices and Becca schools us.
The return of Cody Moiseve!! He got lost in LA and is back for more. We're also joined by manager of talent acquisition, Becca Zukowski from 90octane. The Colorado wind made a visit to Michael's backyard. Kyle has some cross browser fun. SuAnne rents a party bus and craziness ensues. Becca went to closing day at Vail ski resort. Becca reviews hundreds of resumes a day. She sheds some light on what really matters on your resume and cover letter.
SuAnne saw Hamilton. Kyle's got the excitement for Westworld Season 2 and a new project. Michael's been organizing the Meetup train. Twitter cuts back on third-party app access. We discuss the shift in the social media movement. LinkedIn introduces hashtags. Netflix debuts their own typeface, saving them money and branding the experience. Great example of guerrilla design for highway signage. Stripe introduces invoicing and recurring fees.
We're joined by Don Abrams from the InVision Studio prototyping team. SuAnne has a travel writer friend in town. Kyle reminisces about his ballroom dancing days. Michael loves the Trader Joe’s almond croissants. Don re-watches his childhood favorite cartoon shows. As usual Kyle tells a story you have never heard. We discuss the origin story of InVision Studio. Kyle asks, why a desktop app and not a progressive web app? A peek behind the curtain. And finally a it about the strategy of InVision Studio and how it was built.
We're joined by Alex Hoffman Product Designer extraordinaire! Michael wants his burritos back and saw Jumanji, Kyle is launching a new tool. SuAnne's taking Google Analytics 101 training. Everything Sketch! What are the must have plugins? The ones that work and the ones that don't. Sketch Runner, Rename It, Zeplin, Keys, Craft and more! How to make design reviews valuable to everyone. Best practices for using modals.
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SuAnne's autonomous Volvo. Michael put his foot in his mouth. Kyle's off the sugar. We discuss the rise of design ethics and the responsibility of designers understanding how their products will affect people's lives. How to practice good usability and enable users to find what they need without significant effort.
Kyle's been happy houring it up! Michael can't do the late nights like he used to. SuAnne is grinding on market research and indulges in some self care. Things got spammy for us this week. Android devices get an eyebrow. Amazon Alexa keeps listening. Are inspirational UI designs actually inspirational or are they just fluff?
SuAnne experiences the other side of UX research. Michael hangs with some fam and has a wet dinner experience. Kyle's students make him participate in "Beer-boarding." We talk everything agile from training to standups, retros and introducing agile in organizations.