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User Experience

Dark patterns of dealerships: the UX of buying a new car

My wife and I just went through the gauntlet of buying a new car, and I can say with confidence that it's as bad as you might expect; shady car dealers, questionable financing deals, and optional extras that are more like optional ball and chains.

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Why I willl never hire a 'multi-tasking ninja'

Knowing how to do everything well, as opposed to one thing really well is a recipe for career death.

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How to write comeplling copy that-won't bore your audience

One of the worst sins regularly perpetrated is ignoring your copy, or putting it off until the last minute. Make a stand and start putting your copy first.

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Is this the new starting point for website design?

I just discovered a fantastic idea which I can't wait to put into practise.

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4 podcasts every designer should listen to.

These are the 4 that hang around on my iPhone all the time that your should definitely check out.

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3 important reasons why you shouldn't put your website build on autopilot.

If you end up scratching your head wondering why your website didn't turn out the way you wanted it to, you might want to read this before you start pointing fingers.

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