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Embedding a String

Here’s an embedded string cover, which is the default embed method. You can enter it and see the moments inside. It’s super easy to copy and paste the embed code (you can see for yourself, just click on the string and then click the … at the bottom). Tanzania safari 2015 Right now, the string […]

Trust & UX in Marketplaces

Trust is critical to building a successful marketplace. But trust is not the same as good user experience. Update 1/28/19: This morning I saw a post by Brianne Kimmel about the risk of losing trust (full of fun references to Fyre Fest). Her post is a good reminder that trust is tough to build, easily […]

Product Design, a Roadmap to MVP

Originally posted on Medium Good product design — based on user research — ensures you build the right product TL;DR: Use product design to inform what you are building or risk a slow horrible startup death. Specifically, get the user research right at the outset (frameworks included). Founders/builders/future-self: this is a starting point for building a product. Product designers: if […]

Zillow Usability Test

My wife and I recently had a baby and have been considering buying a bigger place. There are a couple real-estate apps out there, and Zillow is one of the most well-known—but we both had some issues using it. I wondered if anyone else was having similar issues. I decided to conduct a usability test. […]