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All Thumbs, Why Reach Navigation Should Replace the Navbar in iOS Design
The UINavigationBar, navbar for short, has been around since the original iPhone. Historically, navbars have been convenient and clear, easy to understand and easy to build. Then phones ballooned…
design  ios  navigation  ux  mobile  ui  medium 
june 2017 by tsanzer
Working 9,000 Miles From Home – Ray Nicholus – Medium
Regardless of the fact that I’ve been to “The Land of Smiles” many times before, the nightmarishly long flight from the midwestern United States (18–21 hours) is always the most unpleasant part of my…
medium  remote  distance  learning  knowledge 
may 2017 by tsanzer
Holacracy and the mirage of the boss-less workplace: Lessons from the failures at Github, Medium …
Holacracy, an innovative company organization system that favors flat structures over a classical hierarchy, was all the rage a few years ago. This way of structuring a company is not new, however…
holacracy  github  medium  workplace  structure 
april 2017 by tsanzer
Management and Organization at Medium – 3 min read
Medium aspires to empower individual voices and avoid the bureaucracy that often accompanies traditional organizational structures. As a result we have explored new management philosophies as we…
medium  organization  workplace  holacracy 
april 2017 by tsanzer
Holacracy vs. Hierarchy vs. Flat Orgs – About Holacracy
Yesterday an article showed up in my Twitter feed with the nice title of “The GitHub Debacle: Why Holacracy is Bullshit”. Since GitHub doesn’t use Holacracy, my first reaction was: what does any of…
hierarchy  structure  workplace  work  culture  career  holacracy  medium  github 
april 2017 by tsanzer
$5,000, no strings attached – Medium
When I was in college, I faced a pile of unappealing job opportunities, things that required polishing my résumé to a pyrite gleam and praying for the thrill of being rewarded with a title like…
grant  cash  medium  pay  payitforward 
april 2017 by tsanzer
Best Design Advice No One Ever Gave Me
Throughout life, you hear the cheesy saying, “quality over quantity.” In most situations this is good advice. Not in the design world. To be clear, this isn’t an excuse to show 10 half-assed designs…
design  designthinking  medium  presentation  quality  quantity 
march 2017 by tsanzer
Why Design at Quora? – Quora Design – Medium
I support a team of product designers at Quora, have worked in companies as large as Facebook and as small as a pre-seed startup, and know a lot of designers. I think Quora is a great place to work…
design  designthinking  quora  why  medium  article  post 
march 2017 by tsanzer
Bots that work everywhere.
Hello, world. We’re Message.io — the Y Combinator-backed bot syndication service. We’re launching today in private beta. Bots have made big headlines in 2016—they’ve been hailed as the future of…
bots  messageio  medium  post  helloworld 
march 2017 by tsanzer
Alternatives to Placeholder Text
Placeholder text can be used as an attribute for almost every HTML input type, and misguided designers and developers don’t hesitate. It is tempting to provide text help for complex forms, or omit…
placeholder  ui  ux  webdesign  webdev  medium  article  posters 
february 2017 by tsanzer
How I joined Google – Google Design – Medium
Personal story and experience.

When I joined Google a little more than 2 years ago, I was asked by a few people to tell the story of how I…
medium  google  careers  webdesign  design  ui  ux  blog 
october 2016 by tsanzer
Making a case for letter case — Medium
A little thing like capitalization can be a big deal
title  titlecase  sentence  case  article  medium  ux  ui  writing  capitalization 
august 2016 by tsanzer
Do You Take Yourself Seriously? — Medium
When is the last time you had an opinion but didn’t share it with anyone because you didn’t think anyone would care? When is the last time…
cooper  review  medium  article  passion  sticktoitiveness  ideas  grit 
june 2016 by tsanzer
Building your design portfolio? Here are 8 things I wish I’d known. — Doing the Work — Medium
Looking back on my old portfolio and reflecting on lessons learned.Two years ago, I was finishing my last semester of college, and preparing for the semina…
portfolio  advice  medium  invision  article  career 
june 2016 by tsanzer
The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment — Medium
I’ve spent more than 5 years being a Bitcoin developer. The software I’ve written has been used by millions of users, hu…
bitcoin  medium  hearn 
january 2016 by tsanzer
Design Explosions: Mapping on iOS — Design Explosions — Medium
In issue #1, we dive 10,000 words deep on Google Maps and Apple Maps to see what we can learn from their respective desi…
ios  design  maps  ui  ux  medium  apple  applemaps  application 
december 2014 by tsanzer

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