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 […]

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 […]

Doing ethical research with vulnerable users

(This post has been sitting in draft for a few months. Today I was tagged in a discussion about researching with vulnerable/distressed people and I just pressed publish. The post started out as an email I sent to the UK GDS User Research mailing list on the topic of doing user research with vulnerable people.) […]