Great product design starts with no.

Great product design starts with no.

The easy thing to do for any product development is adding features. Sometimes the features we do implement are as important (if not more) than those we do not. To do this, we need a strategy and backing research to be able to say no to the superfluous and focus on the necessary. Research does not need to be a large effort, and you don’t have to halt work to get it. Here are two strategies to get started.

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Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park, South Africa

The climax of our trip was in Kruger National Park. For those who don’t know, Africa has “The Big Five” game. We were lucky enough to see them all, but we didn’t capture great photos of the Black Rhinoceros. During this part of the trip, we rented a vehicle. It was particularly interesting because they drive on the “wrong side” of the road.

  • African elephant
  • Black rhinoceros
  • Cape buffalo
  • African lion
  • African leopard

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

We went on a quick trip to South Africa recently, part of why I have been absent. We visited Cape Town, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape of Good Hope, Hermanus (Whale Watching), and Kruger National Park (Safari).

The first stop is Cape Town is a beautiful city with an extraordinarily blue sky, even when there is rain. Here is a selection of photos from our trip. Over the next few weeks, I will reveal pictures from our trip.

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Photography Side Hobby – Practice at the Zoo

Photography Side Hobby – Practice at the Zoo

A few posts ago I mentioned renting camera equipment. It was finally time to pick up and use the equipment in advance of vacation (where the real use begins).

Off to the Houston Zoo! All of the photos are high-res, so please open them up and get a look at the details. These photos are mine, please don’t use them without talking to me first. My wife and I both took photos at the zoo, but these are my top pics from the pictures I took.

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