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399: Strong Opinions, Weakly Held

May 26, 2021

This week, we talk about how the framework Strong Opinions, Weakly Held can be used to effectively critique visual design. In The Sidebar, we recap Google I/O 2021, discussing our favorite announcements, Material You, and the wild future of computers.

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  • Sam Chang tweeted: Curious how y’all feel about design folks who are curious and interested in non-design side projects. Would that also stand out to you?
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Main Topic:

This week, Yu Zhao asks on GitHub: How to develop "strong opinion weakly held" for visual design critique?

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