The text will be central to digital media of the future

"understand the digital reader’s brain, and to get a couple of concrete writing tips for your next digital text." "Nothing can surpass a text when it comes to transforming abstract thoughts into concrete expression."

Opening Links in New Browser Windows and Tabs
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"Carefully examine the user’s context, task at hand, and next steps when deciding whether to open links to documents and external sites in the same or a new browser tab."

Skills of a great digital designer

Gerry McGovern on skills needed for digital communication people. For example: - choose the right word to drive action; - make it easy finding content allowing users to complete a task quickly; - design for maintenance and evolution; - love metadata, be an information architect. I wished I had all of those.

The danger of imposter syndrome
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"Never be afraid to speak up, simply because you feel there are more valuable voices in the room. [...] Just be sure to express it as your perspective and not absolute truth!"

SpaceX: Simple, beautiful [ed. beautifully to use] interfaces are the future
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An interface to control a spacecraft - how complex and complicated does it have to be?

No more user stories! There are jobs to be done
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Using "job-stories" instead of "user-stories": "remove any sort of biases that the team might have for that persona. Personas create assumptions about the users that might not be validated."

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