An area that’s much more disappointing - Kaitlyn Tiffany writes about how “Period-tracking apps are not for women”
, or rather, generally terrible-seeming, “designed for marketers, for men, for hypothetical unborn children, and perhaps weirdest of all, a kind of voluntary surveillance stance”. It’s a little cis-normative, but it’s a great illustration of a slew of common use cases and design considerations that just seem to be ubiquitously ignored.
On the subject of distributed teams, Andreas Klinger’s article “Managing Remote Teams - A Crash Course
” is a great piece that addresses a bunch of different kinds of team, potential benefits, potential issues, things to think about, and more - it very much lines up with my own thoughts and experiences. One point particularly stood out: in many cases, even the most co-located of teams often does _some_ remote work, whether it’s a salesperson onsite with a client, or someone going through their emails on their commute - it’s just a question of how much, how often, and how well supported it is.