Today’s guest is a very special person. Not your regular entrepreneur, and definitely not your standard, run-of-the-mill developer. Tal Perry is a good friend and a serial side project hacker. He’s actually one of the members of the first batch of the side project accelerator. He’s an entrepreneur who currently works at a large company, a developer, and a serious autodidact.
I was invited to speak in a magnificent conference in Kiev that took place on the 17th of September 2016. The talk I gave there was called “Start Building Your Personal Brand” and I wanted to share it with you here. The slides Start working on your personal brand from Sagi Shrieber Have you been…
Today we are excited to have Jason Bacher and Brian Biurge on the show. They are the founders of Good Fucking Design Advice, an e-commerce store for designers that started as a side project and has taken off to become much more.
This is the first episode of the second season of the Hacking UI podcast, ‘Scaling a Side Project’. In this season we interview designers, developers, and creative entrepreneurs who built and scaled successful side projects that we admire. Today we are excited to have Bryn Jackson on the show. Bryn is the co-founder of Spec.fm, which features the popular podcasts Design Details, Developer Tea, and more.
David was fortunate today to sit down and have a great conversation with author and UX researcher Victor Yocco. With Victor he discusses how UX research fits into the workflow, what it takes to create a really good experience, and how user psychology comes into play in design.
In today’s episode we (David & Sagi) sit down to have a chat and share some lessons from our journey of transitioning to work on Hacking UI full time. We discuss how our motivation is centred around helping others and being the storytellers of the products that we create for our users.
Next week (on the week of the 22nd-27th of August), we’ll be in San Francisco and we’ll be hosting two awesome free events!
If you’re in town, you should come say hi! Beers & pizzas on us!
This week we were fortunate enough to meet face to face with Jon Lax, Director of Product Design at Facebook. In this insightful and brutally honest conversation, Jon shares the lessons he learned while scaling Teehan+Lax to almost 50 employees.
This week on the podcast we had a great discussion with Katie Dill, the director of experience design at Airbnb, one of the few companies in the world that’s truly disrupting an industry. In this conversation we discuss managing designers as a design experiment, how craft and hustle go together, and why the user experience should be important to every employee.
Icons are elements found in almost every place you can think of on the web and on mobile devices. A good designer needs to know how to create icons that are pixel-perfect, clear, sharp and uniform. In this post I’ll give some of my favorite tips and advice on how to create perfect icons.