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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]