Wise words from ‘the poet of the service economy’

Variations of LaborStories & PoemsAlex Gallo-BrownChin Music Press On Twitter, Seattle poet Alex Gallo-Brown (@AlextheGB) modestly calls himself simply a “writer and labor organizer.” But he’s more than that. He has been hailed as “the poet of the service economy” by Valerie Trueblood, a contributing editor to The American Poetry Review. And Washington State Poet … Continue reading Wise words from ‘the poet of the service economy’

Killer UX Design – How to create compelling, user-centered interfaces – #bookreview

Killer UX Design Jodie Moule (SitePoint – paperback, Kindle) The overused term “killer app” tends to kill my curiosity about books with “killer” in the title. Still,  “killer” title aside, Killer UX Design deserves some attention, particularly if you are struggling to create a better user experience (UX) for products, websites, services, processes, or systems. The … Continue reading Killer UX Design – How to create compelling, user-centered interfaces – #bookreview

Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web – #bookreview

Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web By Lukas Mathis (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $35.00 paperback) There’s no code inside this well-written book for programmers and visual designers. Instead, the focus is on usability — how people use things — and how you can make big, modest or subtle improvements to their experiences … Continue reading Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web – #bookreview