Learn a little bit about your interviewee. Ask questions like, “tell us about yourself,” and let them freely talk about their job, education, things they like/dislike. These questions are ice-breakers and at the same time, they will help you get some context about yo…
… It’s embarrassing. It’s an unkep… It’s embarrassing. It’s an unkept lawn; a broken window; a pizza with all the toppings picked off. Attention to detail matters because when you show that you care about the small details, people trust you to care about the big ones.
…hashtags or a house’s price) are meaningful. Instead we can identify patterns among unlabeled data. For example, we can identify related items on an e-commerce website or recommend items to someone based on others who made similar purchases.
… the labelled data that either splits the data into categories or represents the trend of the data. Using this line we are able to make predictions on new data. For example, we can look at new photos and predict hashtags or look at a new house’s features and predict its price.
of crea…train from limiting yourself and approach ideation with an open mind. Do not judge during ideation. Apply a “yes, and…” rather than a “no…” or “yes, but…” mentality. Let anything happen at this point and build upon each other’s ideas. There are tonnes of creative ideation tools and methods out there. I am not going into detail here.
Data and A/B test are valuable allies, and they help us understand and grow and optimize, but they’re not a replacement for clear-headed, strong decision-making. Don’t become dependent on their allure. Sometimes, a little instinct goes a long way.