Github.com is blocked from LycaMobile ES

Dear LycaMobile, please unblock access to github.com. The blocking seems to be at the DNS level. I’m sure this blocking is not intentional – more likely a mistake in configuration, a change in DNS somewhere, and no-one has reported it. I’ve signed up for a LycaMobile Pay-as-you-go SIM account, and registered our personal details (purchasing […]

How should pip handle dependency conflicts when updating already installed packages?

The pip UX Team is looking for your input into future pip behaviour! What is this research about? This research is to understand what behaviour users expect from pip where upgrading a package would introduce dependency conflict(s) to already installed packages. I want to give my input! Great! Nicole has put together a 1 question […]

Test pip’s alpha resolver and help us document dependency conflicts

Hello! It’s Bernard and Nicole here from the pip team. What’s this research about? The team is working on the improving the way that pip resolves package dependency conflicts and would like feedback from users who have projects with complex dependencies. By complex dependencies we mean projects that: have at least 10 package dependencies some […]

DIY Mobile Usabilty Testing talk Paris Web 2016

In 2016, Belén Barros Pena & I did a talk at the great Paris Web conference about our Do-It-Yourself Mobile Usability Testing project. We’ve done it many times before. Here’s the video. The tech and the tools may be updated and it’s 3 years old but 80-90% of the reasoning, methods and approacehs are still […]

Reading list & useful things I found for 1-8 September

User Research No design without (user) research; A great talk (with video) by Belén Barros Pena given at 2019 Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) conference in Saarbrucken. The talk was about why and how to incorporate design research practices into free software projects, but it applies to all projects. The tool we use to turn around […]