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Weekly Top 5 #43 – Tetris, Stickers and 2016 Predictions

One Article Tetris vs Chess “In life, no one tells you when you’ve won.” I absolutely love this article, the author talked about how most people is approaching life like a game of chess, seeing enemies where there aren’t any, instead he suggest it’s actually a bit more like Tetris. One Shock The dangers of stickers chart […]

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Weekly top 5 #42 – The right adventure, language and Scissors

Someone I really respected asked what I was hoping to create for myself professionally? Where do I want to be in 3, 5 or 10 years time? The frightening thing was, I didn’t have an answer… and I still don’t, but it is something I have been working on and it’s slowly taking shape. Have you […]

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Weekly top 5 #41 – Fighting, User Psychology & Water

Happy year of the Monkey everyone, Hope everyone had a good week, the past week has been very positive, my contract role has been going well, I’m really enjoying working on my current projects, the role is rather suited to my abilities and what I don’t know I’ve been given space to learn. The people […]

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Weekly top 5 #40 – Rules, Hospitals and Habits

Hello, How’s it going? So my new journey has officially began last Monday as I start my first contract role in UK at an consultant agency. The role is a bit more UI and a bit less UX then I imagined but it’s still pretty darn cool. One Trick Shorthand for UI flow From the […]

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Weekly top 5 #39 The Akrasia Effect, Awkwardness and Broadband!

Hello! It’s been just over 2 weeks since we arrived in UK, we finally have a place to live for the next 6 months (it even has heating and broadband now!!!). My task this week is now 100% on finding a UX design gig in London.   One Article: The Akrasia Effect “Our brains prefers […]

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Weekly top 5 #38 – UK, Bootstart and Relationships

Hello from UK! I am finally back in freezing cold UK and my word it is still beautiful. We’ve been back 10 days now and are slowly settling back in, finding a place to live in London proofs to be rather difficult when I don’t yet have a job.   One thing about time: Managing […]

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Weekly top 5 #37 – My Birthday, Toy Story and Good Memory

One Podcast: Speaking with memory expert Jim Kwik Fitness expert speaks with memory master about unlocking the superpowers of speed reading and memory enhancement. One Shocking Article Dark side of Toy Story I’m pretty sure majority of us did not consider Toy Story this way: If the message of most Hollywood entertainment is, “You can be anything you […]

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Weekly top 5 #36, Posters, Awkward Gadgets and Calendar

One App for Mac: Itsycal – Mini Calendar If you work on a Mac and like me often need access to a calendar then this free and speedy app is perfect for you. It can even link up with your iCal One Article for 2016 UX Trends to come A fascinating and insightful read on the shape […]

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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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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 […]