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Surprises from launching UXstamps.com

I actually had the idea for UXstamps more than a year ago. I was in London at the time and shared the idea with a few mates, the response was “OK”, no excitement, no drama. Still, I went ahead and got a prototype done via Taobao.com. What came back was a rather ugly bulky 3d printed […]

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FramerJS for Prototyping – Good tool, Bad share

So here’s my first attempt at using FramerJS. I only looked into it out of frustration. Marvel and Invision wasn’t handling the animation well enough and Pixate got too weird and complicated really quickly, so since I had bought Framer with Sketch together many months ago, I might as well gave it a try and it was… AMAZING! Pros […]

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Hertz Car Rental Service Experience

So we were going back to Suffolk (UK) for the weekend to spend the weekend with my parents, train tickets were stupidly expensive so I thought I would hire a car for the weekend. Decided to go with Hertz and this is a quick summary of my experience On arrival Once we finally found the […]

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Change is normal, stop using bad tools

I was speaking with a friend recently, he works in the UX scene in London and has worked with every type of organisations from tiny hip startups to international corporate banks. I wanted to get more insight into what I should focus to get ready for the UK scene. I was happy to hear worlds like customer […]

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Experiment in outsourcing, a Chrome Plugin for YouTube

I know I should be focusing on one project at a time, but it’s often hard to shake a good fun idea out of my head once it make it’s way between the couple of brain cells I have in my head. I like to listen to interviews and talks from YouTube when I’m doing none writing work. But […]

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The innovation of Moleskine

I personally don’t use Moleskine notebooks, mainly because I’m cheap but I have to say I admire their products and branding. It is incredibly how far they have taken a simple notebook? I saw their new ad for a new range of notebooks and it is incredible, they now have ones for musicians, one for rough […]

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5 Killer Mac Apps you should be using

I love my MacBook Pro, I think it’s amazing and I really enjoy doing my work with it. When it got rained on a few months ago and smoke started to come out, I even overcame the temptation to ‘upgrade’ to a smaller screen, since they don’t make 17″ MacBook Pros anymore. Still, I don’t think […]

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3 tricks that saved my productivity sanity

One of the biggest pain with working in digital media is how easy it is to get distracted. Since I am always ‘connected’ it’s not always easy to remain focused. I’ve been testing with a few new approaches lately and these 3 are working pretty well. 1. Set up E-mail filters 15th June 2013 Update: […]

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Design good presentations NOT powerpoint slides

A presentation can exist beautifully without powerpoint slides, so please stop making mind numbingly boring slides with 20 power points in each slides. I’ve been looking into the art of presentations and it is such a fascinating art form. I’ve long been a huge fan of TED talks It’s amazing how a good presenter can […]

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The very exciting CrazyEgg for understanding your website

I’ve known about the in-page analytics and visualisation tool CrazyEgg for a fair sometime now, but it wasn’t until very recently did I realise just how interesting and useful it can be! It all started when AppSumo offered a FREE lifetime use of CrazyEgg for any one web page. Being extremely cheap and curious I  decide […]