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Vincent Pickering is a Service Designer & UI/UX Consultant from the UK based in Wellington, New Zealand

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Weeknotes will probably not happen this week. But you only move your life to another country once!


If you look above this note, you should see I am now supporting the intended audience Microformat. The only downside, at this time, is that I haven’t seen a Micropub client offer this option.


#UX tip. Get a user to describe a screen to you. Make notes on the order in which they describe the functionality. Where proceedural screes are concerned I am noticing, users describe what they see on screen in the order they would naturally process the transaction or operation.


Sat down to do New Zealand planning and disappeared down a rabbit hole of trying to discern what electric gadgets I own will work abroad and what wont. Fun times.

After months of unpicking my life intertwined in Google. I’ve finally deleted my account. One step closed to owning all my own data. #SiloQuit #Indieweb


Had some free time today to fix the bugs in my JSON feeds. They should all validate and have the correct information in each field. I was accidentally outputting some of the fields in the wrong places causing some interesting errors!

Hurray! Finally in the UK we get season 3 of The Expanse today. Looking forward to catching up on the series and more regular watching now its on Amazon Prime.

Last night I finished implementing the latest updates to the website design. Micropub content is far better integrated. I also took the time to fix my Microformats implementation, I had several bugs in the old code that were causing issues in Webmentions displaying.