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Why Etsy engineers send company-wide emails confessing mistakes they made

Fear of failure is often baked into workplace culture in a way that makes people either unwilling to take risks, inclined towards hiding mistakes, or too ready to blame others. Etsy, the recently public craft-focused e-commerce site, has made a concerted effort to change that.<p>In a conversation …

Team Building

The Future of Design (and how to prepare for it)

In trying to figure out what the future of design will look like, we’re at a bit of a loss.Technology is changing at a rapid pace. In five years, …

Design Thinking

Bloomberg Businessweek Fifty Most Influential

Bloomberg 50 Most Influential<p>50<p>John Oliver<p>49<p>Larry Summers<p>48<p>Jim Coulter<p>47<p>Mary Barra<p>46<p>Blythe Masters<p>45<p>Ken Moelis<p>44<p>Raj Chetty<p>43<p>Wang Jianlin<p>42<p>Prince …

Markets

9 Ways Goal-Based Investing Leads to Success

Before you start putting money into the market, ask yourself one question: What exactly are you saving and investing for?<p>This is a serious moment of …

Welcome to the MailChimp Content Style Guide | MailChimp Content Style Guide

This style guide was created for MailChimp employees, but we hope it’s helpful for other content and communications teams too.<p>This is our company …

Desarrollo de aplicaciones para dispositivos móviles: Cómo crear una aplicación útil

Hoy existe una brecha entre el conocimiento digital y la educación tradicional.<p>Esto nos ayudó a decidirnos: si queríamos que Primer fuera útil para …

Progressive Reduction

Spotify’s Design Lead on Why Side Projects Should Be Stupid

Tobias van Schneider lives his life like one big side project. Today, he designs and builds new products for Spotify in New York, but he couldn’t …

Entrepreneurship

WeChat: China’s Integrated Internet User Experience

<b>Summary:</b> UX research finds that tightly integrated services with a wide-ranging set of convenient features, accessed through a simple and unified …

The Brand Called You

Big companies understand the importance of brands. Today, in the Age of the Individual, you have to be your own brand. Here’s what it takes to be the CEO of Me Inc.<p>It’s a new brand world.<p>That cross-trainer you’re wearing — one look at the distinctive swoosh on the side tells everyone who’s got you …

codepen

Why Performance Is Important<p>Web performance optimization is important because it directly impacts user experience and page metrics. You can pack as …

Helping Young Adults Make Smart Money Decisions

The responsive online experience allows users to take action on their goals anytime, anywhere—and does so in keeping with the bold yet humble brand …

Teens

Atomic Design by Brad Frost

We're tasked with making interfaces for more users in more contexts using more browsers on more devices with more screen sizes and more capabilities …

Design

What You Need To Know About Millennials And Their Investment Habits

Millennials

The Rise of the Robo-Advisors – Should You Use One?

One of my favorite sci-fi movies is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s <i>The Terminator</i>. It’s set in a dystopian world that’s ruled by Skynet and robots who want …

Retirement

Thinking of Buying? The Real Cost of Owning a Home

You can trust that we maintain strict editorial integrity in our writing and assessments; however, we receive compensation when you click on links to …

Personal Finance

Visual Indicators to Differentiate Items in a List

<b>Summary:</b> Users are roughly 37% faster at finding items within a list on a web page when visual indicators vary both in color and icon compared to …

El oscuro arte de fijar precios, por Jessica Hische

<b>Jessica Hische, diseñadora e ilustradora especializada en lettering, es conocida –además de por sus trabajos para diferentes marcas relevantes– por</b> …

Las 5 startups más exitosas de México

Por primera vez en el sistema emprendedor mexicano, <b>startups</b> han conseguido levantar rondas de inversión serie A, es decir, las subsecuentes al …

The Text-First Portfolio

Creating a UX Portfolio is daunting. It’s been a long time since I’ve revised mine, and I’m dreading it. It’s going to take so much work! I realized …

Web Design

6 Reglas básicas para un UX Designer

¿Recuerdas que en el post 3 Cosas que cualquier UX Designer debe saber te platicaba sobre Diseño Centrado en el Usuario, Usabilidad y los Elementos …

How To Roll Out New Features Without Hurting Loyal Users

<i>“Be agile; release early; release often.”</i> We know the drill. But <b>is it strategically wise</b> to keep rolling out features often? Especially once a …

La cultura hacker puede cambiar a México [FW Opinión]

En los dos años posteriores a mi carrera universitaria, tuve la oportunidad de trabajar en <i>startups</i> tecnológicas en <b>San Francisco</b> y en <b>Corea del Sur</b>. En …

De cuando había un hipódromo en la Condesa

De cuando había un hipódromo en la Condesa<p>Un poco sobre la historia de la colonia Hipódromo Condesa, y por qué se llama así...<p>María González de …

Inside Design: Google Ventures

We sat down with GV Design Partner Jake Knapp to talk more about their 5-day design sprints.The post Inside Design: Google Ventures appeared first on …

UX Design

UX Without Users Is Not UX

<b>Summary:</b> UX teams are responsible for creating desirable experiences for users. Yet many organizations fail to include users in the development …

No UI Is The New UI

A few months ago, I shared with my friends how I think apps like Magic and Operator are going to be the next big thing. What makes them special is that they don’t use a traditional UI as a means of interaction. Instead, the entire app revolves around a single messaging screen. These are called …

5 simple UX principles to guide your product design

Few things in life are constant: death, taxes, and strangers asking <i>“So what do you do?”</i> within a minute of a handshake.<p>As a UX designer, I’ve had a …

UX Design

10 UX copywriting tips for designers

All too often, tech companies lack the writing staff to get copy written for every single interface, ad, and interaction. Which means that designers …