Emily attends a live podcast. Kyle relives his teenage roots. Another listener email! Our advice on hiring the right fit when looking for candidates for an open position. Be able to answer the question why. We ponder UX salaries in Denver compared to coasts. Emily shares some interviewing tips. Design and Code, should we keep them separate?
Kyle needs a scooter. Michael enjoys palisade peach time in Colorado. Listener Tim asks about implementing design standards. Amazon rolls out a new tertiary text link font. Car audio supposedly is improving over time. Computers are taking over.
It's conference season. Mark your calendar's DVLP DNVR is in October and Emily is speaking at Denver Startup Week. We discuss how to be a good designer and pick your battles. We try our best to invent the audio emoji; with some success. How to design for the modern web.
Emily McCammon returns as our new semi-permanent co-host! Michael had an eventful weekend. Fire alarm PSAs, check your dates. Michael "read" Getting Naked. Kyle's been working on the DVLP DNVR 2018 conference website. Twitter changes their API and kills most third-party applications.
SuAnne treats herself because she worked too much. Michael worked too much and is exhausted. Kyle's son is about to start first grade so he has the feels. We announce dates for Develop Denver 2018! The changing landscape of Android chat apps. Michael gets philosophical about the UX of current startups. How does Apple make design choices? We ponder the future of computer input.
This just in Mrs. Coberly is real!! Kyle and SuAnne are train buddies. SuAnne goes to the speedway and it's amazing!! Michael's overcommitted. Kyle took the kids fishin'. Netflix changes up their UI for TVs. We discuss the goal of continuous UI delivery.
We’re joined by Sarah Drasner; Vue.js core team member, Microsoft Senior Developer Advocate, and CSS Tricks writer. Michael gets a new pair of shoes, SuAnne needs to watch her mouth at work, and Kyle was the first person to ever have a bad experience with Comcast. Sarah is planning a conference in Nigeria. We compare and contrast CLIs and GUIs and figure out the best use cases for each. We dig into anachronyms, iconography, and words, and get philosophical.
Real Developers Don’t Use UIs
NNG: Recognition vs. Recall
Designing Safer Animation for Motion Sensitivity
Hunting for Fossils in the Quirks of Language
The Noun Project
The Woman Behind Apple’s First Icons
There’s a Big Heap of Trash at the End of the Rainbow
99% Invisible: Octothorpe
Design Systems by Alla Kholmatova
Emily stuck around! The MBP touch bar isn't our friend but Kyle ,makes peace with macOS. SuAnne loves her some baseball and preaches about totchos! Michael goes full UX on design systems with the team. Emily polices her company design system. We introduce the terms "cookie licking" and "seagulling." We discuss design tools, design systems and the partnership between design and development.
We're joined by Emily McCammon; Associate Director of Creative at Gaia, a graduate school instructor for CMCI Studio at CU and yoga teacher in training. Kyle got job! Michael's being productive. SuAnne is super happy with her job. The group engages in some intense pillow talk. How's the UX of your pillow? Does your pillow company have good CX? SuAnne had an epic CX interaction with her pillow company. Michael improves the CX for his shower. We discuss the responsibility of a platform for it's content; as Emily's grad students are building cool new platforms. And lastly, we discuss how to handle sexism in the workplace.