The No-Win Design Problem (with Desiree Garcia, Automattic)



Desiree Garcia is a senior designer at Automattic, the company behind and most recently, Tumblr. Their goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world. She's also an editor at A List Apart, a webzine that explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.In this episode, we discuss:How a psychology degree can influence design and teamworkWhat we miss about the old webStar Trek's Kobayashi Maru and how it applies to designHow to respond to situations that can't be wonThe challenges of talking about your workDesigning things that "aren't real"Visit the Funsize websiteSubscribe to The Funsize Digest