human brian

By Brian Biddle

Human Brian is still evolving. I plan to use this blog as a journal of my personal and professional growth. I will also discuss design trends, UX/UI, and projects that I’m currently working on.

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Lou, our AI-powered publishing assistant, has become an integral part of my design process. This isn’t about embracing the newest technology or following trends, but about how Lou truly simplifies my daily tasks and makes them more enjoyable for me

Web accessibility is defined as creating websites and web-based tools that can be accessed and function properly for all people regardless of their hardware, software, language, or ability. And while most would agree with this statement, the reality is a

I just received a beautifully designed email from a well-known creative publisher outlining what to do when a client becomes unresponsive.

In short, the solution was to send more emails—a follow-up email, followed by a follow-up to the follow-up. Finally,

The word leadership is often used, yet I wonder if we truly know what it means and, even more importantly, what good leadership looks like. I’m currently reading a book on 26 leadership lessons from the Apostle Paul.

Here are

COVID has forced us to rethink how we work and interact with one another daily. While virtual fatigue is real as we rely more on services like Slack, Zoom, and Hangouts, there are some positives that I’d like to share.

This morning I dropped my car off at the dealer for what I hope to be service covered by a recall (now called product improvement campaigns) or as a fallback covered by the extended warranty that came with the car

During our Monday meeting this week, Kevin O’Keefe asked, “what do we like?” This question was asked in part from a SLACK discussion the previous week; a few of us were giving our take on a publishing platform’s new features.

My first real job was working for a corporate collections agency. While my role was related to managing the office, print design/advertising needs, the company website, and intranet (remember those). I did learn much from watching the collection agents as