Flying a Drone in 2024

I finally decided to buy into the drone “thing” and get myself a Holy Stone HS720G with a 4K camera. Thought it would be a cool thing to try on vacation. However, while reviewing the comments, I noticed a comment about Remote ID as a standard in the US. While the drone has this required […]

Cross-posting to My Socials

Looking to start blogging and using the socials a bit more these days. Trying out Bluesky, Twitter, and Mastodon again – figured I’d give my new cross-posting to social services a shot. LinkedIn, Twitter, and Mastodon are all using Buffer’s auto-post plugin for WordPress called WP to Buffer, which sends out auto-magically when new posts […]

Interview on AXSChat

Just before the 2022 Christmas break I had a chance to chat with the lovely people over at AXSChat. We covered all sorts of topics ranging from growing accessibility organically within an organization, the importance of ATAG in authoring apps, educational content, and much more! Resource links Watch on Vimeo Listen to the podcast Follow […]

Start Using Standardized UX Metrics

Trying to gauge if a design you’ve worked on tests successfully can be stressful. What do you track, listen to, measure, and so on to see if you’ve improved? But did you know that there are battle-tested standardized usability question systems that tie directly to business value benchmarks like NPS (Net Promoter Score)? So how […]

Quick Thoughts on Naming

Naming things in your design system, as we all know, is hard. It’s so hard, in fact, that Christianity lists it as the oldest profession on record. It’s true! I thought it might be nice to share a few quick tips that have helped me over the years. Semantic First, Industry-Standard Second, Custom Third My […]

Preference Driven Design

Often when approaching a design for a new app or website, it’s a pretty ‘me’ focused experience. What do I think looks good, what will sell the most, and so on. And you know what, that can be fine as a creator, drawing others into what I feel would be awesome. And people want that. […]