We're joined by the one and only SuAnne Hall! Michael did a podcast panel, Kyle wanted to join and we're recording in a new room! Kyle has a snow guy. Does the Belluminati hold up to the hype? Double decker what what?! And Kyle's still living in a monochromatic world. We're missing Cody... Alexa's voice is changing. Our thoughts on mobile design trends coming in 2018.
The good intro. Kyle takes the grayscale challenge and is obsessed with the Taco Belluminati. Cody has a client slip and upgrade his airfare. Michael hides his time waster apps. How many apps do you actually use on your phone? B.J. Novak’s social app; Kiyo. The many disciplines of UX and anatomy of UX design.
Unlimited Air Travel
Use Only 3 Apps on Your Phone (2015)
Smartphone Owners are Using 9 Apps per Day & 30 per Month (2017)
Breaker Podcast app
List Making Startup Back with a New Social Media app, Kiyo
Infographic: The Intricate Anatomy Of UX Design
UX Discipline Diagram Only
The Many Roles in UX
Intro problems. Cody's ready for a snow day, Michael deals with Acrobat changes, and Kyle had a productive week. Zuck responds to the news feed changes. Cody's anti social channels. We're addicted to our smart devices. The psychology of why we can't put them down. Are we going to start living less connected lives? Quantifying your health for motivation. Once upon a time, Michael helped the neighbor kids, and then...
Cody's still in LA and Michael has holiday gifts for the guys. When UX goes bad, Hawaii missile alert system. What effect will Zuck's changes to your Facebook news feed have on your social habits? Coca-cola tries to fix their brand with a new typeface; TCCC Unity. Kyle's strong feelings on Google AMP.
After a month away, the guys are back and motivated to push their UX, design, and tech chops even further in 2018. Michael is enjoying the user experience with his new Apple Airpods while Cody is using Sonos to setup his own version of Home Alone. Meanwhile, Kyle has some thoughts of how Apple should have handled the whole iPhone battery drama.
Day 8! We're joined by Michelle Bergquist; Web Developer and Resident Instructor at Galvanize. Leading the next generation of web. What happens when you combine beer and a Macbook Pro. What are the gaps in bootcamp programs that will stop you from bring hired? Michelle shares her experience with a formal masters degree in Library and Information Science. Our advice for starting out 2018!
Day 7! We're joined by Ashley Carter; UX Designer at Deloitte Digital. Podcast history and our podcast origin story. T-shaped people. Rounding out your skills in any position. Working as a part of a team with varied strengths and skills. Should you make fake designs to test out new ideas? The Dribbble-ization of UX design. Starting new projects with pen and paper or on the screen?
Day 6! We're joined by Ryan Winzenburg; Product & User Experience Consultant at the Department of the Interior. The opportunity that more constraints allow. UPS creating efficiency in shipping with bike transport. Listener questions and our definitions for the varying field of service design. What you a good/bad UX designer?
Day 5! We're joined by Garrett Dawson; frontend developer at Blinker. How frontend development impacts the user experience. The importance of involving development early. Current standards and browser constraints. When will the web be "the" place to experience apps?