UX designer, UI ninja, professional knowledge traveller
“You know, if you had a full tank of gas, you could eat and drink for free for a month by going to meetups and events. That’s if you could put up with the people.”
…lop in your career. In fact it’s the reason the IC and manager tracks are parallel, not sequential. Becoming a manager isn’t seen as a promotion, it just means you’re shifting your focus.
As we move towards a “future without choice” as Joël van Bodegraven puts it, design decisions become less focused on curating and presenting a selection of options. Rather, the focus is shifted towards preempting the user's every possible need.