The Quest for the Greatest Notebook App Ever

Okay, so that's probably an exaggeration.

But I've been looking high and low for a great journaling/notebook/jot pad app for a while and none of them truly satisfy what I need (more on that later). The closest it's ever come was Evernote, which I used faithfully for quite some time, but the experience was a little unintuitive. 

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Learning UX with the Interaction Design Foundation — A Review

What if you could get structured education in UX design without leaving your home for less than what you pay for Netflix? If you haven’t heard of it before, the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF) is a Denmark-based non-profit whose goal is to make design education accessible and affordable to everyone.

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Flat 2.0: Why Fully Flat Design is Outdated

For a large part of human history, it was generally accepted that the Earth was flat.

Not much changed about this notion until the third century BC, when Pythagoras and Aristotle postulated that the Earth is spherical, and in the 1500s, explorers like Magellan sailed the seas to test it. Today, the idea that the Earth is flat is archaic because we all know it’s round (well, most of us).

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iOS 10: Stickers, Awkward Gestures, and More

Available for download this past Tuesday, iOS 10 promises to be “the biggest release of iOS ever.” Even though this sounds exaggerated (iOS 7 introduced more drastic, exciting changes), the changes made in the newest OS are still pretty neat. But like any kind of change, it won’t be welcomed everywhere, at least not immediately. There is always room for improvement, and iOS 10 is no exception.

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Curated Resources for All Your UX Needs

I haven't had any formal education in UX design (simply because they're rare/non-existent at an undergrad level), so everything I know, I've taught myself, improvising my own curriculum of books, podcasts, and many, many articles.

Today, you'll find out who I follow and where I get all my knowledge, insight, and inspiration. Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned professional, I'm sure you'll find something of value from this list. I'll update this post as it grows, so check back often. Have an amazing design resource? Please share it in the comments! :)

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Passwords Are Broken—Here's How to Fix Them

We've had a rocky relationship with passwords.

They demand to be exactly eight characters long, contain at least one symbol, and throw a fit if there are two consecutive letters, any months of the year, or the word Texas. Naturally, when we type something like this, we often make mistakes. Without knowing where the mistake was made, our passwords are cleared and we're forced to enter the string of gibberish again.

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