We need a do-not-disturb mode, for collaboration.
The best collaboration comes in spurts.
You’re finally focused, typing, pouring everything in your mind onto digital paper, writing the thing you’ve put off ‘til the last minute. You’re in the flow, or something approximating it. A few more hours of this, and the fear of missing …
Log In is more popular than Sign In: The UX Microcopy Survey
How 100 SaaS tools tell users to join, check pricing, get help, see legal stuff, exit, and more.
AI is for brainstorming. Writing is for humans.
The robots are here to save you from busywork. That's it.
You might find it in yourself to write 100 unique product descriptions, coming up with something unique to say about each almost-the-same-yet-slightly-different product. Your resolve may also quaver at the prospect of pairing each of those …
Write documentation first. Then build.
VisiCalc started as a reference card. The Nest thermostat started as a press release. AWS, seemingly, started as a 128-word memo. “Writing is a way of finding out,” wrote Kettering University’s Marvin Swift in Harvard Business Review , 49 …
Trash the thesaurus. Dig into the dictionary instead.
You don’t need a better word. You need a refined meaning.
Have a good day! , you type, but that’s what everyone else says, and there’s got to be something better. So you turn to the thesaurus. Have could be own , keep , maintain , utilize , occupy . Good , in turn, could be fine , quality , …
Writing is photography with a pen
Here stands a tree. For now, that’s all you’ve got. A solitary tree, standing alone above the fray, an icon of individuality. Or one tree among many, a pillar of community or a young sapling in the shadow of those who came before. Look …
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