We have come to a point in which people are so used to seeing and expecting some form of scarcity when browsing online, that implementing one inside your product is not a competitive advantage anymore but a starting point for any goal that aims to satisfy users’ needs.
When you ask people for feedback, you get very different responses when you show a wireframe vs. when you show a polished UI design. Wireframe encourages people to comment on how things actually work, how the screens connect and what the structure of the page looks like. Whereas the UI design makes people think about the colours, the overall feeling of the page, how the content fits in, how the spacing is done etc.
It’s been a few days since I meditated. I should do it more often- no, I would like to do it more often. I’d like to stop using “should” so much. I have a friend from therapy who says, “Quit ‘should’ing all over yourself!” I find her personally inspiring. I’ve never met someone who was so invested in their own recovery that they had a literal reading list of twenty or so books regarding mental health. She also deserves a prize for keeping-calm-and-carrying-on, under a hectic schedule, aloneness and job trouble.