Design & UX
Figma, a collaborative interface design tool that’s been public for two weeks now, has been gaining heaps of praise from the design community at large. Since its release, my Twitter feed has been littered with reviews, opinions, and proclamations that it’s ready to unseat Sketch as the industry standard tool for designing interfaces.
I hate the NyQuil bottle. Actually, to be more precise, I hate the little NyQuil cup that comes with the NyQuil bottle. It’s great for the first dose, but who wants to get out of bed to rinse the thing when you’re sick? So the second dose is crusty. If you haven’t lost the cup already.
That’s why as founders, product people, marketer – or whatever our role is – we need to be acutely aware of all the different technological shifts happening in the industry and consistently ask ourselves if and how these things actually affect us? This is not just some dry strategic exercise. If you don’t do it your business could die an awful lot quicker than you expect.