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#41 The less engaging app
In the world of digital product design, the prevailing wisdom often revolves around creating more user engagement. It's a common goal: the longer users stay, the more they engage, and the more valuable they become. But what if I told you about a time when I, along with a group of friends, took an unconventional path? We set out to build what we affectionately called "the less engaging app."
#40 I was thinking the same
If you've ever been part of a collaborative environment, you've probably come across the phrase from the title before. It's a common pattern used by many to express a sense of belonging and support other people's ideas. In practice, it could potentially have the opposite effect.
#35 The frustration of being inconsequential
Starting something new always fills me with excitement, but I've noticed that my frustration often sets in because I can't help but compare myself to top talent in the field, which is usually the reason I became interested in the first place.
#33 The urge to challenge the status quo
As part of any development team, regardless of your position or role, with time and experience, we develop the skill to question everything that is presented to us. Whether it’s a new process, a feature, or a bug, we tend to be skeptical about its outcomes.
#11 Remote work? I miss the office! well, do I?
After a year of being forced to start working remotely ( due to the pandemic), I began to notice that there are some simple things and rituals that I am currently missing from the good old office days. A list of events in which casual interaction while grabbing a cup of coffee is for sure at the top of the list.
#9 Difference between being confident and arrogant
From day one, even before I started the university, I have been fighting to overcome my lack of self-confidence. Whether you call it impostor syndrome or not, I do not know exactly the psychological reason why that has happened.