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#160 I need more sleep 💤

Episode 160 is a link show. James and Per discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention.

Article one is Emojis: Tools for Emotions Communicating affect in text messages by Monica Riordan “Being unbound by linguistic rules, they engage a user in considering the vast potential emojis have in communication.”

The second article we discuss is Why your design team should hire a writer by John Saito. “The next time you’re wrangling with words, just consider it. What if you added a writer to your design team? A writer might be that one missing piece to your puzzle.”.

Our third article is Long Term Hidden Text Experiment by Shai Aharony. “Google was no longer content with just reading the code of the page, it actually rendered it so that it could see the page as a human would see it.”. SEO and design and hidden texts.

(Listening time: 35 minutes)

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#94 James & Per & You

In the style of a radio phone-in, James and Per open the door and invite in you, the listener. Our guests in our third listener phone-in ended up being James Buller, Jesper Bylund, Dan Turner, and Tim Wright.

Agency, in-house or freelance? What kind of job is best when starting out in UX? How do you get round to writing that book you’ve always talked about? You don’t need research do you? How do you market yourself as a freelancer? Does performance matter in experience design?

(Listening time: 40 minutes)

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