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This week: how Spotify does user research, designing responsible reward systems, inclusive design is for more than just people with impaired vision, Apple’s human interface guidelines, why reading is one entrepreneur’s secret weapon.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// ENTREPRENEURSHIP THINGS

Here’s My Secret Weapon: I Read

“Running a business…living a full life — these things depend on the knowledge that we can gain and use. What we call following our gut, is really us being subconsciously guided by every piece of information we’ve ever consumed, shaping our instincts and ideas and forming us.”

// DESIGN…


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This week: Why Apple stages its product releases for maximum impact, how a new font will help you learn, focus on human emotion for better UX outcomes, oh and by the way UX is dead — long live VX!

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// FONTS THINGS

Font of all knowledge? Researchers develop typeface they say can boost memory

“Australian researchers say they have developed a new tool that could help students cramming for exams — a font that helps the reader remember information.”

// SERVICE DESIGN THINGS

Happy, Sad, Puzzled.

“Focusing on emotion and the human element helps us to create value in our outputs and better outcomes for our users.” …


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This week: I love the new InVision blog, or ‘design publication’ as they like to call it, lots of UX stuff including what makes a UX Writer, how to get simple things like birthdate fields right, plus a brilliant podcast telling stories of tech entrepreneurs in developing countries.

Here are the things I found interesting on the web this week.

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// DESIGN THINGS

Introducing the new InVision blog: Inside Design

“Over the last few years, the InVision Blog has grown to be so much more than a blog — it’s a design publication.” …

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Jenny Brown

UX & product development specialist based in Doha. Helping organisations in Qatar build brilliant products to change the world.

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