Finding Focus in the Chaos

For my entire life, I have had difficulty focusing and retaining information. Like many others, I live with a form of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) β€” specifically a variation called Inattentive Presentation (ADHD-I). But while I could write an entire series on these struggles, today I wanted to share some things I have found …

How my former life as a musician prepared me for design

[Originally posted on Automattic’s product design blog] I have always had a fascination with the cross-section of art and computers. One of my finest memories as a kid – circa the mid-1990s – was watching my dad, a computer programmer, work on an application icon for his company’s software β€” one pixel at a time …