Things I found on the web this week (7th June)

Jenny Brown
Jun 7, 2018 · 2 min read
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This week: Google’s process for failure, free Tesla code for hackers, improve your prototyping skills, how to create a successful user feedback program.

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

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// USER FEEDBACK THINGS

How this User Researcher created “a goldmine that [gave] us access to customer feedback continuously”.

// PROTOTYPING THINGS

“By practicing these rapid prototyping exercises you can train yourself to think through solutions faster and to always validate your ideas.”

A nice overview of the difference between these two approaches and what they are good for. (I use both in my work, low-fidelity for getting buy-in to overall concepts, high-fidelity for final approvals.)

// FAILURE THINGS

“Recently, Google described its internal process for documenting and learning from mistakes, and there’s a lot here that can benefit any company.”

A few things to keep an eye out for as you are designing your brilliant new product.

// HACKING TESLA THINGS

“Tesla is now releasing some parts of its software, which is going to be useful to Tesla hackers and security researchers.” What would you do with it?

// MICROCOPY THINGS

“It’s so easy to forget the power of states, even though that’s where we really need microcopy…”

Compiled with ❤️ in Qatar

Every week I read stuff on the web that I think would help Qatar-based tech startups design and build brilliant products. I save up all the interesting things and publish them here, and send them out via tinyletter.com/jennyellenbrown

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