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Design UX

Why is ADA compliance so important?

One billion people all over the world live with some form of disability, while 200 million do with a very significant one. In the United States that number means a quarter of the adult population. People who have visual, auditory, ambulatory, or cognitive disabilities, can face a real challenge when navigating websites. Accessibility, whether online […]

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Day-to-day work Technology

Monitoring, a good habit to solve incidents

This is a tale of an incident, a one of many that people from the IT world go through everyday. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a roughly 10 MB decrease in the upload speed of my Internet connection. It was the first time that I experienced such a decrease with my ISP over […]

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Design UX

Designing digital experiences for China

China is among the fastest developing economies of the last four decades. With a population of more than 1.3 billion people, almost 30 percent of the Internet users come from this country. A lot of Western companies want to start operating in this promising market. The questions that arise are: what do design departments need […]

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Design UX

The Illusion of Completeness

Back in the early 2000s there was a golden rule that asserted that websites were best viewed if all the content was displayed without the need of the user to scroll down. Flash websites gave us the possibility to mimic the way a user interacts with an operating system, meaning that all the content visible […]

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Productivity

Ways to improve the home office experience

It’s been a few weeks since the entire office world has moved to work from home. This new reality has forced a lot of companies to adapt their IT infrastructures and assess the possibilities of adding new or expanding existing resources. In the same way, many people without prior home office experience were pushed to […]

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Technology

A self-hosted blog born in quarantine

I’ve always been fascinated about machines and how they work: from airliners to vessels, trains and even the Internet. Machines that work uninterruptedly and are interconnected by fiber optic cables running below the streets, roads and oceans. A couple of years ago, I saw somewhere on the Internet an image that caught my attention. It […]