Delightful Reveal #30

A weekly update on all things Flagrant

Jack Permenter
By Jack Permenter
August 07, 2023

“This is a nightmare of weirdness but it seems to work.”

What we did:

  • Had a meeting with Metis Communications to talk about how to let the world know we’re here.
  • Looked forward and set SMART goals for the next six months for Valenzia, Jonathan B, and Jonathan G via Sticky Note Game.
  • Had my first Sticky Note game and set goals for the next 6 months.
  • Started taking a Figma course.
  • Agreed to a date for the next in-person pre-board meeting.
  • Introduced Supplier Link to our first group of alpha users!
  • Messed around with some Turbo caching by Preparing The Page To Be Cached and Detecting When A Preview Is Visible.
  • Upgraded Language and Framework for
  • Explored Language version incompatibilities with
  • Asked for (and received) additional permissions from usability test participants to share video clips in our findings report. Prepared and delivered a usability test findings report as well as a presentation.
  • Marketing site(s) - working on what content will boost sales and interest, designing homepages and determining the look and feel - 3 different clients 3 different feels.
  • Outlined an approach for updating all components in a client application to use a new, more accessible color palette and address design debt.
  • Filed annual reports for Colorado and Louisiana.

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re interested in:

What we’re struggling with:

  • Home-ownership - when things break…continuously…$$$. Also, unannounced dryer delivery at 7am then finding out that the outlet was the wrong type of outlet and having 48 hours to check if the new appliance works.
  • Feeling unable to put down a book that isn’t that great, and upon finishing said book, feeling no satisfaction.
  • Cat kidney disease and aging cat. 🙁
  • Accidentally buying tickets to a concert in the wrong city.
  • Broken Apple Pencil. :’(
  • Trying to get the basics of the Greek and Romanian languages simultaneously.
  • Starting a new epicycle without having done a discovery.
  • Getting vaccinated for Costa Rica - lotta jabs ahead of me.
  • United States women’s national team struggling this world cup.

What we’re buying:

  • Tape and chalk for climbing
  • New monitor
  • New 15” MacBook Air M2
  • Tickets to see Eric Nam
  • SEBO Airbelt E3 vacuum
  • Solar Panels
  • Flights/hotel for a trip to Amsterdam
  • Ceramic masks

What we’re celebrating:

  • Finding a good massage studio.
  • Planning an all-day pool party to entice some out-of-town friends to visit.
  • Getting back into DragonRuby (finally) and continuing the DragonRuby tutorial. My dragon can shoot fireballs now!
  • Going to an amazing Paramore concert.
  • Naps +1.
  • Southern food.

If you’re looking for a team to help you discover the right thing to build and help you build it, get in touch.