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Some Things Are Harder than Others

June 8th episode of What is Wrong with UX. In this episode, Kate and Laura whine about how hard it is to actually make things and Laura makes fun of…

From Raw capture to Rich memory

3 steps to a Soundscape Nature Sketch As an avid nature journaler, I love to go out into nature and draw things. Flowers! Trees! Rocks! Environments! Scenes! The richness of…
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Journeys

May 25th episode of What is Wrong with UX. This episode is like being on a long car ride with two loud friends (Kate and Laura) who won't shut up…

A “run-the-pen-dry” experiment

It's Spring and the crushing deadlines of teaching college in a pandemic are crushing my soul. One way I renew my energy? Nature sketching. By falling in love with the…
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Collaboration vs Design by Committee

April 13th episode of What is Wrong with UX. In this episode, Kate and Laura argue about semantics. Again. This time they try to decide why collaboration is good and…
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Predicting Disaster

March 9th episode of What is Wrong with UX. In this episode, Kate and Laura argue about how to best predict disasters when deciding what to build. Obviously they never…

Copper Spoon…then and now…

During 2020 (and the awful pandemic) I started gardening, both indoors and outside. To get to know these new life forms, I pulled out the pens, paints, and measuring stick…
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Designing in Triples

February 2nd episode of What is Wrong with UX. In this episode, Kate explains why she likes to make everything three times as hard as it needs to be. If…
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Your Design Voices

January 19th episode of What is Wrong with UX. In this episode, Laura and Kate talk about the many voices that talk to them while they're designing things and frankly,…