Nesting Birdies, Bad UX Design, Batman Kitchen Appliances.
Happiest of Mondays, my poppets. If you're not following Leslie Jones live-tweet the Olympics, you're not doing it correctly. In non-sport pageant news:
From Kate: a British Politician made an app. Said app isn’t great. The Next Web reviewed the app. The following picture resulted, and I imagine it speaks to every UX designer in the world.
Image from The Next Web
And naturally, the trolls have settled into the app like the swallows of Capistrano. (FYI the swallows of Capistrano are finally returning to their California Mission, after being driven away by long-term renovations.)
'Trendy Skincare Company Deciem's Drama Feels A Whole Lot Like The Tech World' and we are HERE for it.
The Uber/Waymo dispute reached a settlement mid-trial, which is crazy, and many folks are giving Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi the credit for how it was handled. Headline in point: 'Uber’s new CEO could probably win at 10 dimensional chess'.
You need to read Jamil Smith’s review/reflection on Black Panther and the evolution of “black power” in American consciousness, and where this superhero film sits in our current Trumpian hellscape.
And finally, Catherine Rampell at the Washington Post is spitting hot hot fire right now: 'Grovel, all ye fellow women, at the feet of our great Feminist in Chief'