design

Conceptual Integrity

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I’m not against new features, I’m against refusing to do the hard work of coming up with an actual product concept and instead just coming up with a big list of features.

Simplicity is …


Kill All Scope Creep

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Kill all scope creep. It trys to worm into the cracks of your half-baked plan and crumble the whole thing before it ever even gets a chance to hold water. Sometimes the demands are clear and the …


Clear and concise

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Clarifying goals and creating plans to reach those goals with minimal overhead has been a theme in my professional life for several years, and the idea of concision grows more central and dominant …


Making People Happy

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Trying to satisfy other people’s values and other people’s aesthetics is not quite a fool’s errand, but it’s definitely a luxury, which makes it a foolish goal unless there are …