Archive — Digital
The problem with finding answers
How Netflix started the UX revolution
The Netflix v Blockbuster case study is familiar to most by now. Even so, this article contains some interesting insights.
Fashion, Maslow and Facebook’s control of social
An interesting look at the parallels between the fashion industry and modern day digital trendsetters.
The fashion industry does not set fashion – it proposes them. It tries to work out the mood and the zeitgeist and looks for ideas that might express that. The same, increasingly, for Facebook – it cannot really decide how people use its products or what they see, only propose.
Note — 2017-10-28
Everyone on Twitter is changing their names to be Halloween themed. This is the best I can come up with.
13 things I learned from six years at the Guardian
The departing executive editor, audience at the Guardian shares these pieces of advice, many of which would be applicable beyond journalism.
10 things about transformation and change
Getting titles wrong: what you can learn from our mistake
Getting the title of your content right is vital. When you get it right, users can find it and use it. When you get it wrong, it can really cause problems.
Why transformation fails – and how to avoid it
A short but rip-roaring post about what needs to change about change.
If you step behind the rhetoric of transformation you’ll see it is usually about reinforcing existing business models rather than truly challenging them.
A brief rant on the future of interaction design
Sympathy card to a front-end developer
The engine of our discontent
Minimum viable products – A practical approach
Google’s Top Stories algorithm is failing to detect authoritative sources
The Las Vegas shootings highlighted a nasty flaw in Google’s Top Stories algorithm. It’s one that could be exploited.