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Get Paid

September 1st episode of What is Wrong with UX. Kate and Laura lecture you on when you should demand cash and when you shouldn't, and the answer isn't "demand cash…

Born with a copper spoon…

It looks like a regular plant, but upon touching it, it feels like a succulent (which is it.) The beautiful Copper Spoons (Kalanchoe orgyalis) is a delight. The new leaves…

Jade: the jewel of the garden

Seems like everyone in the Bay Area has a Jade plant because these plants like the weather and temp range. Here in zone 10, Jade plants grow wild! The technical…
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The Intrinsic Value of a Product

August 18th episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura quibble about why on earth people would use anything that they designed. Apparently some people…

Doing Planks

There's a strange and magical beauty in plankton. Nature Journalist Janai Southworth has a microscope and hosts Pacific Plankton, a plankton-viewing livestream on Twitch. What an opportunity to take a…
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Make Your Own UX Podcast

August 4th episode of What is Wrong with UX In this episode, Kate and Laura reveal all the secrets (ed note: there are no secrets and they're probably wrong) to…

Colors of Coleus

In order to learn more about our recent plantings, I'm making a plant portrait each week. We have 6 different Coleus because I fell in love with all the color…

In Love with Lithops

I don't know much about plants. So when we started to populate the outside space with living things, I had no idea what to pick. To guide us, we set…

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,…