Delightful Reveal #35

A weekly update on all things Flagrant

Jack Permenter
By Jack Permenter
September 11, 2023

“I’m just going to put my computer in a ring of salt so the AI can’t get it.”

What we did:

  • Replaced a third party input mask with a custom currency input component wrapped with dollar-sign icons. 
  • Connected with our product stakeholder to learn more about their administrative needs in our product.
  • Reviewed/sync’d on our plan of attack this epicycle, and reminded ourselves of the need for a roadmap.
  • Put the finishing touches on the slides and mural for a multi-product-team workshop focused on concept modeling.
  • Identified known research questions and design hypotheses.
  • Planned and held three user research sessions, updated our prototype. Drafted acceptance criteria.
  • Learned to love the bomb — I mean, Slack’s new design.
  • Held a knowledge transfer meeting to learn more about a new user group.
  • Created Ruby stickers for Ruby Central.
  • Worked on some monster illustrations.
  • Continued to work on Madison+ Ruby 2024 website.
  • Started concepting for Flagrant laptop stickers.
  • Researched coffee bag suppliers and pricing.
  • Reset a production database with freshly imported data.

What we’re reading:

What we’re watching:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re interested in:

  • Whether to multiclass dip my Gloomstalker Ranger into a few levels of Rogue (and if so, Assassin vs. Scout) 
  • Starfield
  • Mimochai’s art
  • Finding a place to start doing ceramics

What we’re struggling with:

  • Too many things to do before traveling abroad.
  • Housing affordability.
  • Anxiety.
  • Making cold brew.
  • LiveSelect.
  • Dry weather.

What we’re buying:

What we’re celebrating:

  • Water pressure!
  • Sweater weather.
  • Rainy weather.
  • Trips to the library.

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