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Issue 311


The power of unfinished
How to get more done, uplevel your craft, and create work that gets noticed.

Effective Skeleton Screens
One of the healthiest and most important things we can do is continuously challenge ourselves to question why a “best practice” is labeled as such

Design To Engineering Handoff
How to provide pixel-perfect mockups to engineering partners that focus on presenting the necessary information, creating a seamless handoff experience

Average UX Improvements Are Shrinking
On average, UX changes have a smaller impact on quantitative metrics. This trend means that UX has substantially advanced since 2006.

Why some IA is better than none
3 ways to encourage tactical information architecture.

Tools and Resources

Browser Mockups
Copy and paste browser mockups.

Writing Better Self Reviews
Tips to think more clearly about the self review and how to write them more effectively.

The Psychology of Misinformation on Facebook During The 2020 U.S. Elections
The five A’s of misinformation and how to minimize it.

UX Portfolio

Brandon Hyman
Brandon is a Senior Product Designer at Hulu.

Last But Not Least

U.S. election maps are wildly misleading, so this designer fixed them
The most viral election map of 2020 was actually made by a Belgian man in 2019.

“Design is the act of moving from an existing condition to a preferred one.”
— Milton Glaser

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