Building an experience that leads users to nearby photo opportunities.

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Moments where we feel excited and confident about sharing our experiences on Instagram is while on vacation. But during this prime time of new sites and exploration, we run into issues that keep us from posting. Frankly, we have no idea where the best places are to take photos.

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I always come home from a vacation with the tinge of regret for not capturing the sites while I was on holiday. Could Instagram help with this feeling of photo FOMO?


Using the power of Google’s voice to track your baby’s progress.

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Recently my wife and I welcomed our first baby. I’d like to say that I was excited, but honestly it was petrifying. We rolled our baby out through those hospital doors, armed with some printed handouts and an invitation to call a hotline.

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We pencil-filled in our hospital worksheet to track our baby’s progress for a few days before looking for an easier route. We were initially confused by the many baby tracking apps out there, but we settled on one that seemed right and didn’t cost much. …


An organized plan for your onboarding practices that helps users learn

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When users interact with products for the first time, they are met with new scenarios that may be challenging. User onboarding practices excel in overcoming those pain points and empower users. But even expert users fail to take advantage of useful features introduced later on that would benefit their product experience.

That’s because new features are often only introduced, instead of being taught to the core users. When this happens, some dedicated users notice and incorporate those features into their use flow. …


The events within the brain that determine learning and adoption

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Think back to the last software you booted up and instantly loved. You glided through the tutorials of the application, imagining the different ways that this would change your work practices or even your life. That is, until you landed at the cluttered dashboard.

After a thud, you scope your new landscape and realize you don’t know where you are anymore. You click on strange icons just to see them animate. You dive into menus to see more menus. …

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Billy Reano

Sr. Designer @ Apple | Always searching for inspiration for my design and thriller novel writing.

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