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286: Bask in the Awkwardness

This week, we kindly critique the design details of Spectre, a new app from the folks behind Halide. In Follow-up, we discuss knowing when to shut up in a negotiation, and in Industry Talk, we debate when it's okay to break the rules of affordances. And as always, we share a couple cool things like a new home and some wild music videos.


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Follow-up:

  • Mahmoud Bachir says "Something I've heard in regards to salary negotiation is to state your number concisely, then stop talking."
  • Pssst! Sometimes, it pays to listen until after the outro music (43:39)

Industry Talk:


App Launch:


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