Things I found on the web this week (6th September)

Jenny Brown
Sep 6, 2018 · 2 min read
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This week: Why Amazon, Airbnb and Asos are all investing in Service Design, the President of Y Combinator on how to succeed with a startup, getting notifications right, the future of magnetic tape.

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

Happy reading!
@jennybee

// UX THINGS

Making Use of the Crowd — Social Proof and the User Experience

How To Design Notifications For Better UX

// STARTUP THINGS

Sam Altman — How to Succeed with a Startup

// VOICE RECOGNITION THINGS

These companies are shrinking the voice recognition ‘accent gap’

// SERVICE DESIGN THINGS

Amazon, Airbnb, and Asos are all investing in this one simple design idea

// CUSTOMER TOUCHPOINT THINGS

Customer Touchpoints — The Point of Interaction Between Brands, Businesses, Products and Customers

// RANDOM HISTORICAL TECHNOLOGY THINGS

The history and future of data on magnetic tape

// MAPS THINGS

The World’s Newest, Most Gloriously Designed Maps

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

UX Qatar

UX. Product Development. Startups. Qatar.

Jenny Brown

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

UX Qatar

UX Qatar

UX. Product Development. Startups. Qatar.

Jenny Brown

Written by

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

UX Qatar

UX Qatar

UX. Product Development. Startups. Qatar.

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