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How common is that when you’re ready, have time and are constantly looking for “X”, nothing happens.

Then all of the sudden, you receive everything at once. 🙃

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@ramiroruiz @rosiesherry Hey there Ramiro. Which part are thinking might be time-consuming, building the company or ensuring it's community-led?

I'm a mom too and can relate. It helps that our co-founders are quick to iterate on what works/doesn't. At early stage, "action" is quite slow too

Initiating, I’m by myself in this project and I’m not sure if the time I need to build a solid data base that would be attractive to the community be worth it.

Happy to being proven wrong. But my model doesn’t expect to charge people from the community.

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Design advice that stuck with me. It’s easier to critique than create. Lately I’ve been feeling extra critique-y in some areas. Whenever I notice this I remind myself that I need to do the extra work to propose a solution instead of just point out the problems

True, and also is easier to edit than creating the first version.

Sometimes it may feel like the reviewer is way better but is actually not the hardest part.

At my wife’s new job they use Skype and WhatsApp groups for their communication.🤦🏻‍♂️

She’s not happy at all about that, and my teasing is not helping 😅

Reminder to all fellow designers.

You’re not a design tool operator.

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Who is exploring building companies with a real community mindset?

I see so many companies breaking internally — surely community starts from within?

I'd love to chat, explore, mingle, collaborate.

I am ✋but I haven’t really started yet.

To be honest I’m somewhat afraid how time consuming it will be until I can make any kind of remuneration. And as a father. I try to be careful with how I spend my free time.

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I've been thinking of sharing my thoughts about the term "designing in the browser" and why I think it should be called "tweaking in the browser" instead.

Would you be interested in such an article?

Yeah, I remember when that term started to come up. The first person I saw it mentioned was @Malarkey

I use to do that back then, not anymore. Big coincidence that yesterday I publish a post talking about that and other past processes I used.

TIL Control and D acts as a forward delete on the iPad Magic Keyboard.

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@ramiroruiz 💬 Reply to @ramiroruiz::

> Couple months ago, worse thing for me is that I was stuck in the “Figma (design) phase” thankfully I recently changed my approach and shipped an MVP version and I’m still tweaking it but I’m more happy now.


> — **Ramiro…

Thank you!

And yes 100% recommend It is very straightforward, and I certainly don’t need a lot. Is just to satisfy my curiosity from time to time.

I have no words for what happened today at the soccer game in Queretaro. Is very concerning that most fan groups in the country have people capable of this kind of violence.

Authorities need to take action. We should have family environments in the stadiums.

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How old were you when you accepted you’ll never be done “polishing” your personal website? This perpetual redesign is no longer a phase.

Couple months ago, worse thing for me is that I was stuck in the “Figma (design) phase” thankfully I recently changed my approach and shipped an MVP version and I’m still tweaking it but I’m more happy now.

Differences in job interview questions.

My wife always gets many about kids, her daily routine, daycare/school times, and how she manages to care for one if sick.

I have never been asked about that, and I have always brought my kids up in the conversation.

I was so close to push the MVP of my site redesign, until I remember about dark mode styles and after that it took me to some refactors and other details I found. 🤦🏻‍♂️

I will stop after these last things, I promise.

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@ramiroruiz @darylginn Why is a design never finished?

Design needs to meet business needs, and those evolve and change with time. Same with trends and the people that business is trying to serve.

They’re certainly milestones but I don’t think we should design a piece and forget about it. Is an iterative process.

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If you could give some design advice to your younger self, what would it be?

Get comfortable sharing WIP designs sooner. That doesn’t make you a bad designer and the outcome will be better.

Remember that a design is never finished.