014 - Bag Full of Problems
Current books on our nightstands and our feelings on digital reading. UX lessons to be learned from WWII. Some listener emails on product design life cycles and how to avoid feature bloat by outlining and guiding projects. What level of documentation is helpful when working with devs? Project Jacquard by Google for capturing touch and gesture data on fabric. Make your site load faster with the new Google encoder Guetzli for jpgs. Netflix is ditching 5-star ratings in favor of thumbs up/thumbs down and Cartcam introduces incentives for video reviews. Spoiler Kyle has a burning hatred for video reviews. And finally, we end on the true value of comments and user activity posts.