At We Love Digital we relish in learning new things – new skills that will enhance our ability to bring ideas to life.
Within the office, we love to make a note of the funny phrases people say and add them to our chalkboard. Sometimes they’re phrases that suit the moment, other times they’re phrases we use every day without even thinking about their original meaning.
Listening to the stories surrounding popular phrases made me think about the current-day phrases we use. Are you a digital native, a digital immigrant or a technopreneur?
We like to think that we behave in a logical manner, justifying our decisions based on concrete rationale, demonstrating precisely how and why we have come to our conclusions.
But how many of our decisions are actually truly rational?Continue reading
There’s been a huge decline in library visits over the last five years. Since 2010, 40 million people have deserted British library shelves. As much as it saddens me, visiting the library is becoming a thing of the past. But that doesn’t mean it’s the end…Continue reading
There were mixed emotions at the DConstruct UX conference in Brighton. The optimistic tone was tinged with sadness at the news that this was going to be the last DConstruct conference held by ClearLeft, after a run of ten great years. Very sad.
The conference was part of the Brighton Digital Festival, and unlike the earlier ‘Reasons to be Creative’ conference (which was an epic three-day affair across several rooms), this was a much more relaxing day in the main theatre.Continue reading
Empathy is our honest answer to the question, ‘Why did they do what they did?’ – Seth Godin
If we don’t make the effort to understand why people behave as they do, we’re unlikely to create better designs that influence change. Once we know what our audiences believe, where they come from and what information they have, we’re armed and ready to be relevant.Continue reading
I am rather a fan of good penmanship, so it pleases me whenever I see someone like Jake Weidmann, who has become the youngest person ever to receive the title of master penman (by three decades).Continue reading