Thoughts

Welcome to my thoughts, updated live and ever evolving. You might discover ideas in various states of progress, [[!links like this]] which have yet to be created, and late night rambling. For thoughts on media I've read/played/watched, check out the Library.

Modes of Data Visualisation

Explanatory Explanatory data visualisations are the most common and you can spot them in newspapers, websites,...

Layers of Fidelity

In design, we think about visual fidelity, from high fidelity pixel perfect mockups to low...

Active vs Passive Information Gathering

Saw this model referenced in a presentation at work and had to dig up the...

Suspension of Disbelief in Video Games

I would argue that video games do not employ [[!Suspension of disbelief]] in the same...

Critical Incident Technique

A User interview technique for finding out about people and processes function in reality rather...

DACI Decision Framework

DACI is a decision-making framework for recording roles and responsibilities, especially in work that requires...

Books 2020

See Mentions for a list of all my book notes from 2020.

2020 Top 10: Books

A lot of things happened in 2020 which, besides the wider mayhem, contributed to me...

Network Effect

The network effect is when the value or utility of a product is dependent on...

Worldbuilding for TTRPGs vs Novels

The way I think of it is worldbuilding in TTRPGs is a conversation, a constant...

Create an Ecosystem and the World Builds Itself

For me, gaming has completely changed my approach to worldbuilding. I've always loved making up...

Beware What You Think You Want

I was reading this thread on Substack about newsletters people would like to see and...