Everyone presents! Emily spoke, Kyle spoke and Michael judges a design challenge. Our thoughts on the new Slack logo. We get cozy with some 2019 design trends. Lastly some portfolio tips from a Twitter user who looked at hundreds of portfolios in a few days.
Kyle makes his strong feelings known on a number of topics, including the use of job titles in our current tech culture. We all talk about highlights from not one of the most insightful yearly reviews, which results Kyle grieving hard over the declining popularity of Firefox in 2018. The Duolingo owl changes its attitude, which reminds Kyle of systemic problems in modern education. And finally we cover a design tools year end survey!
It’s 2019 and we’re back! Kyle has a massive number of goals for the new year. Michael wants to take things less personally, and Emily wants to feel feelings. In UX & Tech News, we dissect Instagram’s side scroll mishap and speculate about Elon’s 1.4 mile tunnel underneath LA. Additionally, we await 2019 streaming content wars with popcorn in hand.
Day 7! We're joined by Kim Schlesinger; Site Reliability Engineer at ReactiveOps and the co-founder of diversity, a company that is striving to make the tech industry more equitable. We talk Kubernetes and applying design processes to education.
Day 6! Friend of the show Alex Hoffman; Product Designer at Spex Technologies. Alex joins us to talk typefaces and hand-lettering in the digital age.
Day 4! We're joined by Kris Davis; Senior UX Architect at Deloitte Digital. Where should designers get involved; how early is too early? Our thoughts on take home UX challenges and whiteboard exercises.
Day 3! We're joined by friend fo the show, Jamie Van Zandt; Director of UX at Element3 Health. We give each other Christmas gifts.
Day 2! We're joined by Justin McCammon; Director of Engineering at Open Influence. It's a McCammon sandwich!! The story of Emily's engagement. We celebrate our 2-Year Podcast Anniversary and talk remote working.