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Nature Journaling @ Albany Bulb, Albany CA

After many months of shelter-in-place and stay-at-home-order sketching, the East Bay Sketchers were finally able to meet in person. We had 4 attend the Saturday session. After a brief meet-and-greet,…
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Design Principles

July 21st episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura take a decidedly unprincipled look at design principles. Kate proves that drinking does, in fact,…

Visualizing Story @ CCA

For the past couple of years I've led a course at CCA called Story. It's a fun and challenging class; the participants are mostly undergrad sophomores in the Interaction Design…

100 Days of Avocado

Meet little pitt! On 4/7, Jack Laws of the Nature Journal Club set a challenge: Find something small and "ordinary" and journal about it until it begins to reveal its…
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UX Debt

July 1st episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura complain about how UX Debt is like a terrible gift from Past You that you…
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The life mandala

The 3rd in a series of 5 sit-spot sketches This is the 3rd sketch from my nearby sit-spot. The inspiration was an online sketch party with Julie Tennis of the…
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User States

June 9th episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura blather on about how you’re probably not doing nearly enough work to build UIs for…
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Water pulls everything together

The 2nd in a series of 5 sit-spot sketches This is the 2nd sketch from my nearby sit-spot. The inspiration was an online sketch party with Julie Tennis of the…
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Timeboxing

May 19th episode of What is Wrong with UX Kate and Laura take a break from getting almost nothing done to tell you how to get more done with timeboxing.…

9 Tastes of Air

Do you have a Sit-Spot? I did not. But an online sketch party with Julie Tennis of the Nature Journal Club changed that! I now have a sit-spot I can…