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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…

Nearest Nature

Mapping with Nature Journalers The Nature Journal community is filled with inspiring and inventive people...folks learning from nature through sketching, questioning and documenting the natural world. In March, two members…
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[Podcast] The Three Phases of a Career

April 21st episode of What is Wrong with UX Kate and Laura really start to crack under the pressure as they offer advice about the three phases of your career:…

Wanted: ball-point pen

Or Learning To Draw Water on Zoom I hate ball-point pens. Yes, I know. Hate is a strong word. I'm not usually picky about my materials, but I really really…

Speed sketch practice with the Nature Journaling folks

Or, a high-energy marathon of humbling sketching sprints In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the nature journaling community hosted ad-hoc community sketching parties online. I attended the Rapid…

A pocket zine for awesome product metrics

If you're designing or managing products, then you're undoubtedly managing and tracking metrics. But which metrics? Most teams are pretty good at the alphabet soup measures (DAU, MAU, CAC, LTV…
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[Podcast] Tips for Remote User Research

April 7th episode of What is Wrong with UX Kate and Laura continue to panic this week as they talk a bit about how remote user research is different from…

Getting stoned in watercolor

Explorations in paint, mindfulness and rocks. Simplicity by Emily Dickinson How happy is the little stone That rambles in the road alone, And doesn't care about careers, And exigencies never…

Sketching in the time of Corona

COVID-19 has brought society to a screeching halt. Unless you're on Zoom. On March 16th, the Bay Area shut down. The 14-day shelter-in-place evolved into an extended stay-at-home order. It's…