I am now twittering @OnSkylights
A short guide to Design & Development methodologies A thread 🧵 pic.twitter.com/9HTIOPNDoV
"Prompt Explorer" - a GPT-3 powered google sheet that lets you explore the "narrative neighbourhood" of any prompt: eg "abandoned futuristic colony" will output detailed MJ/SD ready prompts for: 1. what's above (drone view)? 🚁 2. what's inside? 🔦 3. what's nearby? 🧭 pic.twitter.com/GMwnIxXQBm
Anatomy of a Zoom call. A thread 🧵 pic.twitter.com/lIaNCl5K6v
How dead celebrities would look today with artificial intelligence I can't stop staring at these... Don't tell me AI isn't going to change the world:
Design systems team: "We've published updates to the component library, there shouldn't be any breaking changes!" Your files, inheriting those changes: pic.twitter.com/Sk1OXOKEqt
On this day in 1982: Knight Rider debuts pic.twitter.com/6AGIpY0zIH
I’ve seen a lot of takes on the Figma Adobe deal in past week and think most VCs/finance folks misses the point since they don’t really understand the market or tools Adobe and Figma makes. Figma is not a Photoshop killer and Figma didn't put "Photoshop in the cloud".
Stable Diffusion is only 30 days old… a MEGA THREAD 🧵 on its rapid rise.
Japanese startup AERWINS has developed the world's first flying bike. It is already on sale in Japan and a smaller version will be available in the US in 2023 for $777,000 (€775,400) [read more: buff.ly/3Lu2Jhx] pic.twitter.com/E4EYh3vXeW
Figma acquisition shows how hard it is to turn money into software. You'd think for $20B you could build something as good as Figma yourself, but you can't. Software is art.
Design System work is the building of bridges across silos, where each silo thinks they are/should be the source of truth, but what we are building is a complex mesh of shared responsibility and that requires cross-functional community.
The best people to work with have a deep sense of ownership and zero sense of territory. In growing companies, there are enough problems to keep everyone busy. A great team puts the right person into play at the right moment and know when to operate “out of bounds.” No ego.
Every Scrum Master has this dream at least once a week pic.twitter.com/cjyEv2nNZ0
Awesome Material 😍 pic.twitter.com/UvaHzvOiNu
How did "Individuals and interactions over processes and tools" become "processes and tools over individuals and interactions"?
When the development team meet their first Scrum Master pic.twitter.com/l0R4qMujKy
As event-driven architecture continues to gain in popularity, I feel the need to remind folks about the risks of coupling caused by sharing raw business data via events, often occurring with noun-oriented services (like User, Product, Order, etc). youtube.com/watch?v=Fuac__…
What Silicon Valley PMs think of the rest of us pic.twitter.com/hDGQ2HPsBh
It takes team autonomy to get the speed you need, but alignment is also essential. Autonomous teams align with other autonomous teams to make decisions that impact everybody. "Autonomy" doesn't mean "I can do whatever damn thing I feel like because…Freedom!" It requires grownups
How to choose between radios, drop-downs, checkboxes or toggles? Runi Goswami has got your back, with a flowchart for better form design decision making. medium.com/tap-to-dismiss… #ux pic.twitter.com/BHSk5NWxBr
#AgileMaxim 1: It is in the doing of the work that we discover the work that we must do. Doing exposes reality.
💡Figma tip: Optimize color styles for your users, the design team After years of building a refining design systems. Here are 4 ways I’ve learned to make color styles teams will actually use.. *correctly* pic.twitter.com/YvK0n91nFP
Over the years I've landed on some design theories that I believe, and that I've not yet disproved. Here they are. pic.twitter.com/LqoQ9rlazB
A junior developer fixing bugs. pic.twitter.com/JnmyE43WfK
And then you have your first Kubernetes deployment. Easy pic.twitter.com/2wYoqOpovo
How #WebAssembly could impact the future of programming languages. A thread 👇