Choose prototypes over mockups

Working prototypes offer huge benefits over mockups, and can significantly improve the designer workflow. With designs that work from day one, you can reduce back-and-forth and recapture what it is you love about design. Source: Choose prototypes over mockups

LukeW | Obvious Always Wins

What’s Important Enough to Be Visible?Because there’s not a lot of space on mobile screens, not everything can be visible in a mobile UI. This makes mobile design challenging. Unlike the desktop where big screens allow us to squeeze in every feature and function on screen, mobile requires us to make decisions: what’s important enough … [Read more…]

Negotiating for Hostages, Negotiating for Business

This applies to the semantic difference between “that’s right” and “you are right”. “If you think about it in your own life, when you say ‘you’re right’ to someone, you are just trying to get them to go away,” said Voss. But following the psychologist Carl Rogers and his person-centered theories, Voss said “that’s right” … [Read more…]

Quote by Winston S. Churchill: “Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when ac…”

“Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong – these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history.” Source: Quote by Winston S. Churchill: “Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when … [Read more…]

Reducing WatchKit Traffic With View Models

By using View Models the developer can create wrappers around their model objects, simplifying their extension architecture while at the same time reducing the network traffic sent from the phone to the watch. Source: Reducing WatchKit Traffic With View Models — theScore Tech Blog