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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 […]

Tips for debugging Android Apps with Cordova

I’ve been working with PhoneGap/Cordova and Meteor JS lately to develop an e-commerce site/app hybrid. Here are some tips I’ve discovered about testing on Android You need as many variation of Android devices as possible. Right now looking at the current market, I would recommend at least one of each for Android 4, 5 and 6 (Ice […]

Weekly top 5 #35 – Our brain, training it and understanding it

One Article: Train your brain to get what you really want “Never ask advice of someone with whom you wouldn’t want to trade places.” That’s only one example of insightful article on how our brain really works and how to make things happen. One Video Five Principles of Persuasive Product Design An informative talk by Nathalie Nahai, web psychologist […]

Weekly top 5 #34 – Zombie food, Pocket and drawing

Hello boys and girls, How are we this week? Hong Kong is FINALLY getting cooler, which of course makes me just that little bit less grumpy. Rather hard to believe Christmas isn’t actually that far away One List: Who You Should Eat (if you become a zombie) A rather hilarious and cleverly thought out “menu”. The […]

Weekly top 5 #33 – Babies, Drawing and Shutting Up

One Law: “Nine women can’t make a baby in one month” – Brooks’s Law A software engineering theory from Fred Brooks that “adding manpower to a late software project makes it later”. Now if only more clients can understand this truth.   One Tweet Sometimes you’ve got to shut up, swallow your pride and accept that you’re wrong. […]

Weekly top 5 #32 – Burning out and 5 mins to bad ideas

One Quote: “There are two things in this world that take no skill: 1. Spending other people’s money and 2. Dismissing an idea.” Next time you hear an idea you don’t like the sound of, why not spend just a few more minutes on it before deciding if it is really bad. One Set of […]

Weekly top 5 #31 – Being Calm, Fast Food and Questions

Hello, How’s it going mate? I’m getting better, the last 2 week has been emotionally intense for me, I was beginning to wake up at 5am in the morning out of stress, my mind would be buzzing with worries and I would not be able to sleep. As a result, I’m trying to get back […]

Weekly top 5 #30 – Buckets, Hermits and Death

One Quote “You can’t reason someone out of a position they didn’t reason themselves into” – Bad Science by Ben Goldacre One Long Read The Strange Tale of the North Pond Hermit There’s something about this article that fascinates me, a man decided to isolate himself from society for 20+ years, living in the woods and stealing […]

Weekly top 5 #29 – Beats, Scams and Productive people

One Meeting The Lean Coffee Approach  If you zone out of boring meetings as much as me, you will appreciate this simple and innovative approach to meetings https://youtu.be/zhG-A-kRPAU One Article Busy Vs. Productive Can you tell the difference between someone who is productive vs busy? Are you sure you are being productive? It’s some darn easy […]

Weekly top 5 #28 – Procrastination, The Angry Guy and Rescuing Time

One Quote Time Credit “Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.” ~ Christopher Parker (Actor) One Article The True Cause of Depression “You can’t solve inside problems with outside solutions.” On the mind vs the body, depression and suicide One Tool Rescue Time Been going a little […]