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I keep being impressed by the ways the Stranger Things subtitlers caption sounds and music. [eldritch thrumming intensifies]

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One benefit of having covid, I've had some headspace to tidy up the website and publish a post thats been on the backlog for ages: ames.world/en/posts/10-things-

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As a skeptic of accelerationism, I enjoyed this perspective on Victorian anxieties, including the diagnosis of "train heart" and doctors' reaction to the original telemedicine
twitter.com/agnesjuliet/status

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Agree with everything in this brilliant post. Premature convergence on a platform that isn't has caused waste, delay, and dissatisfaction in every large organisation I've worked for
federal-field-notes.ca/article

Oh look, 12 years ago today, was the first drinks event. That led to more formal Thinks events, and the same crew hosting and in the city. I'm lucky to still know and work with many of them today
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Not including health tech where my, er, friend might have a conflict of interest

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Just supposing someone wanted to invest in companies that stand out in their sector because they tick Q.22, box b "employ or obtain product or service design skills" in the UK Innovation Survey, where should they look?
gov.uk/government/statistics/u

There's also a crucial role for UCD to work ahead of the sprint, supporting product management with the vision and strategy - but if there's no design inside the sprint, your UCD professionals are probably too overstretched to take that broader view

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I agree with Tim: teams should contain all the skills necessary to create value. If your organisation values outcomes over output, you'll embed inside the team, not running a sprint ahead to feed the feature factory
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It's @GovCampCymru@twitter.com on Friday.🥳

Session pitches have started to percolate in my brain! 🧠

It's so frustrating to watch organisations overpay for unusable systems, because they under-estimate what it takes to make something work well for users in context, and over-estimate what's hard to do in code

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