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Roundup: a phone review, senior engineer responsibilities, ruby Hom...
October 19, 2018
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AI and the Service Design Global Conference 2018
October 19, 2018
Artificial Intelligence has been around for a long time and smart devices, self-driving cars, and even robots are now quickly becoming part of our everyday environment. This has a profound effect on how we approach the design of new products and ...
Roundup: a minecraft scam and debugging advice
October 12, 2018
Roundup: The Github Rails upgrade, impersonation in Rails, accessib...
October 5, 2018
Roundup: disenchantment, backs, naming things
September 28, 2018
Roundup: Sublime git tool, improving code readability, remote work,...
September 21, 2018
Roundup: debugging for performance, British Airways hacked, prevent...
September 14, 2018
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“Accessible design is good design”: My trip to the GDS Empathy Lab
September 13, 2018
As one of my first projects at Unboxed, I’m working as part of the team delivering the Alpha phase with Public Health England to develop the UK National Screening Committee’s new online presence. As part of this project, we visited the GDS (Gover...
Roundup: teaching hard things, turning off your phone, designing wi...
September 7, 2018
Roundup: Bugs as features, product/project roadmaps, No Man's Sky, ...
August 31, 2018
Roundup: effective pairing, technology addiction, Ken Thompson, the...
August 24, 2018
Roundup: archaeology revealed, provoking prototypes, slow downloads...
August 17, 2018
Roundup: Arctic adventures, supply chain attacks, and VIM origins
August 10, 2018
Roundup: What is programming, encryption, Crystal, design checklist...
August 3, 2018
Roundup: CSS grid, global warming, power ballad as code, imaginary ...
July 27, 2018
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My Year 11 work experience with Unboxed
July 24, 2018
Recently, we had the pleasure of welcoming Saskia Brewster, a Year 11 student, to Unboxed for a short stint of work experience. Interested in product design, she was keen to find out about the design work we do here at Unboxed, experience life in ...
Roundup: Agile subway, retrospectives and appreciation, instant Gra...
July 20, 2018
Roundup: Where GREP came from, better stand ups, story points, remo...
July 13, 2018
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Brighton Ruby 2018
July 12, 2018
The Unboxed gang made their way to Brighton Ruby yet again this year. For some of us, it was our first time at Brighton Ruby, for others it was our third or fifth time. We all enjoyed it so we’ve written down our thoughts about what talks ...
Roundup: Saying goodbye, kubernetes intro, retrospectives
July 6, 2018
Roundup: ORM, rational overrides, post Clean Code, why we sleep, SO...
June 29, 2018
Roundup: progressive enhancement, a security vulnerability, Go conc...
June 22, 2018
Roundup: healthcare systems, verification, asynchronous ruby, graph...
June 15, 2018
Roundup: Legacy tech, double splats in Ruby, concurrency, money, Lo...
June 8, 2018
Roundup: Security tips, a Martian helicopter, celebrity holograms, ...
June 1, 2018
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“What now?” discovery phase: Show and tell #1
May 30, 2018
Unboxed has recently begun a “top-up” discovery phase with the team at Compassion in Dying to understand a core problem — people who are given a life-changing diagnosis are not accessing the information they need and want when they most need it. ...
Roundup: Cost of distraction, GDPR hall of shame and PacVim
May 25, 2018
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A life-changing diagnosis: helping patients ask the right questions...
May 23, 2018
Everyday there are people faced with the devastating news of a life-changing diagnosis. Whether receiving this news themselves, about a loved one, friend or neighbour — it’s always a difficult situation to be in. A number of organisations are rec...
Roundup: visual identity, culture codes, wifi
May 18, 2018
Roundup: Self-selecting teams, Ruby enumerators, Dollar Street, spo...
May 11, 2018
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