Readings for Lunch — [ 30 Oct 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Berlin installation: "politicians discussing global warming" by Isaac Cordal (source)

OSS

How Content Strategy Can Help OSS Maintainers Improve Their Docs

To improve a user's experience with our docs, we must move away from starting the writing process at the end (right before launch), to having it happen in parallel to the actual software development process.

DESIGN

Crab fighting rings: lessons from a scientist turned designer

It’s 1 AM. You’re stuck thigh deep in salt marsh mud. The tide’s coming in. Your coworker comes to your rescue with a plastic pipe and slowly drags you out. You’re safe but you’re also head-to-toe, face included, covered in mud.