weekist links: week ending april 6
A short roundup of good things we’ve read/watched/listened to in the last 7 days. Sometimes about UX, sometimes not. All things you can learn from.
Mercury – a beautifully designed, simple weather app.
Image Blender – faux double exposures, right on your iPhone.
NO MORE BULLSHIT The League of Movable Type –> open source typography
Lean UX is Dead. Long Live Lean UX. Lean UX isn’t about a new way to just make stuff and avoid deliverables.
Six Things User Experience Designers Forget When They Criticize Websites. We’ve all been there.
“Over the years, we’ve become the virtual equivalent of hoarders, tacking on content and features without stopping to clean house.” For a Future-Friendly Web
Jer Thorp’s Ted Talk – Make Data More Human.
Incredibox – the greatest time waster ever!
HVAC and hidden tubs at The White House – 99% Invisible’s The Bathtubs or the Boiler Room
User research and accessibility concerns of designing taxicabs Hail, Hail! ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Arrives In NYC
Graphic at top by Slava Kirilenko, via Grain Edit