I just wrote up some of the lessons we learned building a prototype of a personal financial planning service… https://medium.com/@threefour/what-do-consumers-really-want-from-financial-planning-17bcc84ef158#.6ftcqosej
Working in the fast-changing world of digital product design, there’s always some new and exciting tools and techniques to learn.
I’m at an inflection point in my career of building digital services and reflecting on two things: How can we design better?
Here’s a chord chart for instruments that have three strings tuned D-A-D like the Seagull Merlin, Grand Strumstick, & DAD Dulcimers.
It’s a brave new world of auto loans out there with many customer-friendly features that traditional banks lack.
I like how this School of Life video reframes what a drug is and encourages us to embrace the drugs that make our life better.
In my continued quest to simplify my life and reduce expenses, I discovered the MVNOs like Ting and Consumer Cellular that lease infrastructure from the big carriers have come of age.
OK, there’s not much info on the web about this so I can confirm that yes, you can run iOS9 (9.2.1 in my case) well on an iPhone 4S.
Last year we refinanced our home mortgage and saved a bunch of money, but at the time it didn’t occur to me to refinance my auto loan.
In my work on Nickel I want to avoid giving the same old tired advice that a lot of financial advisors give — manage your money well, then go out and life your life with whatever money is left.
Perhaps the single most useful thing a manager of a design/development team can do is to raise the bar of quality.
Just as container ships can carry more cargo because they use a standard form factor for storing the cargo, software containers can run more apps on each server by using a standard way to share the operating system without all the wasted overhead of virtual machines.
Whenever I feel downtrodden and powerless I channel my inner Edna Mode and imagine it’s me, not Elastic Girl, she’s whacking over the head… Confront the problem!