A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.
Last week was missing a post because I decided to switch to a 2 week period. While the one week version was good for creating a sense of urgency, the downside was an unnecessary pressure that didn’t comport with the reality of my goals. I took a step back after a particularly draining few days and realized that such a myopic view of my progress was negatively impacting my outlook. Progress isn’t always linear. There are good days and bad ones. On balance, things are going well.
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DTSEssentials Framework: Shared Code for iOS/macOS apps
Added some helpful updates to the framework. Finally got a version...