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Domanique Alicia

User Experience Designer
Best Practices & Web Standards Advocate
Adventure Enthusiast
Party Thrower
Killer Cook

Dear #Velcro, when did your packaging get so sexy?

Dear #Velcro, when did your packaging get so sexy?

codeschool:

It’s an important day here at Code School. If you’ve been following along with the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, you may have heard we’re teaming up with Google and its Women Techmakers Program to support women and minorities in tech.

Specifically, Google is giving away thousands…

Monocline grouping is an inadequate system for physically managing the large quantities of data commonly found on computers, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t useful as a manifest model.

The solution to this conundrum is to render the structure as a user imagines it – as monocline grouping – but to provide the search and access tools that only a deep hierarchical organization can offer. In other words, rather than forcing users to navigate deep, complex tree structures, give them tools to bering appropriate information to them.

—Alan Cooper, About Face 3: the Essentials of Interaction Design

I could get into this.

(Source: Spotify)

jaredm:

(via Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe - Los Angeles Times)
This is LA’s contribution to the California water crisis.

jaredm:

(via Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe - Los Angeles Times)

This is LA’s contribution to the California water crisis.

This is how I design a dashboard and widgets.   (at CAKE)

This is how I design a dashboard and widgets. (at CAKE)

Hearing people use “Java” and “JavaScript” interchangeably in conversation kills me. 

Cellophane on glass

Cellophane on glass

Writing Job Reqs for Graphic and UX Designers… 

Clickity click click.

That moment when you see your ex, the one who you lived with, and built a business with, the one who you went into debt for, and you moved across the country with… and you recognize them because they look exactly the same, and they look right through you, because you’re so radically different now, half a decade later. 

I would like to introduce the newest member of my family, Liam Thunder. #earlybirthdaymonth #DomSized (at The Bordello)

I would like to introduce the newest member of my family, Liam Thunder. #earlybirthdaymonth #DomSized (at The Bordello)

This Week’s Start

8:15 arrival.
8:30-9 meeting one.
9-9:30 meeting two.
9:30-10:45 meeting three.
11-4 meeting four.
4-4:30 meeting five.
4:45-5:30 meeting six.
worst.

5:30-7:30 solo work time in the office.
gold. 

Solved a problem over Skype with the UK Team.

My favorite part of sleep

That moment, when you’re falling asleep and feel disconnected to your body. Totally aware of it, but not in it. Consciousness floating a foot or so above it.

chenyanqing:

Never won’t be funny.

(Source: fuckyeahgodofmischief, via fwarg)

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