When I notice a grammatical mistake in my email...
To the person in your office that gets on your...
When you realize the office Internet is down
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Clear content, simple navigation, and answers to customer questions have the...– Jakob Nielsen
Ask forgiveness, not permission
Here’s how AngelList employees work: - Ask forgiveness, not permission - You break it, you bought it - S/he who codes, rules - Low inventory - Be real - Sweat the details and corner cases - You must code
Only you know the value of your time. (Hint: it is greater than $0.) But the...– Mike Monteiro, in his book Design is a Job. Designers - you are valuable. If you solve a $1,000,000 problem in 10 hours, don’t be afraid to charge $10K per hour. (via paulmederos)
Government Digital Service Design Principles
Listed below are our design principles and examples of how we’ve used them so far. These build on, and add to, our original 7 digital principles. Start with needs* Do less Design with data Do the hard work to make it simple Iterate. Then iterate again. Build for inclusion Understand context Build digital services, not websites Be consistent, not uniform Make things open: it makes things...
When an investor suggests ways to become more...
@bokardo's Principles of User Interface Design
Interfaces exist to enable interaction Clarity is job #1 Conserve attention at all costs Keep users in control Direct manipulation is best One primary action per screen Keep secondary actions secondary Provide a natural next step Appearance follows behavior (aka form follows function) Consistency matters Strong visual hierarchies work best Smart organization reduces cognitive load ...