399: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held
This week, we talk about how the framework Strong Opinions, Weakly Held can be used to effectively critique visual design. In The Sidebar, we recap Google I/O 2021, discussing our favorite announcements, Material You, and the wild future of computers.
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- Apple previews AssistiveTouch, an awesome new set of accessibility tools for the Apple Watch.
This week, Yu Zhao asks on GitHub: How to develop "strong opinion weakly held" for visual design critique?
- Here’s a good starting point on the this: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held — a framework for thinking
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