Walé Ogundipe (@kopasetik) is a user experience designer who has worked in a variety of industries including the music industry, broadcasting, marketing, film & video, and now online and mobile application development.
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Show Notes & Links
- Experience Design
- Service Design
- Zaks Building Blocks; Not Lego
- “The Radio Voice”
- Walé worked at Mapflix
- Walé learned about distributed teams from co-workers who move frequently
- TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon
- The Busy Creator Podcast Bonus Episode (July 2014)
- Hi-fi Lighter (née Keyoto), currently a Chrome extension
- The Evernote API
- API, a definition
- Uses for Hi-Fi Lighter include journalists, academics, etc.
- Bibliography formatting: MLA style, APA style, etc.
- BuzzFeed fires writer for improper attribution
- Andreesen Horowitz
- Origin of the phrase “Barbarians at The Gate”
- Sharks must keep moving to stay alive
- General Assembly
- Small Biz Dev Hackathon in Chicago
- The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith on Amazon and on Audible
- The Art of War by Sun Tzu on Amazon and on Audible
- Marcus Aurelius, the Philosopher-Emporer
- The Invisible Hand
- Baratunde Thurston
- “Bite-size project”, aka Design Sprints, can be healthy within the design industry.
- The Lean Startup by Eric Ries on Amazon and on Audible
- Fast Company on Hackathons
- Blake Stratton on The Busy Creator Podcast
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey on Amazon and on Audible
- Sears Hackathon
- The Onion
- Keep snippets of code/markup for yourself in Google Keep
- Keep your grocery list in Google Keep
- Only work with committed people
- Appreciate the busy season, and recover after
- Create an “idea box” from an empty tissue box
- Miniature check-ins with yourself (30min intervals) and with your team (120min intervals)
- Be in constant motion
- Put first things first
- Take a “cheat day” for other aspects of your life. Have time to relax.
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