If you work in tech (and even if you don't for that matter!) you've likely heard the term Web3 tossed around quite a bit over the past few years.
But, if you're like most people I'd venture to guess that, while you might have a vague sense of this new paradigm, you probably haven't gotten into the nitty gritty of the world of Web3 - and I can't blame you for that! Up until now most of the content created around Web3 has been thoroughly inaccessible to those of us who don't have a computer science degree...but we're hoping to change that!
Here at Yeti we believe that technology should be accessible to all, so we put together the Web3 for Normies, a video series explaining the basic concepts of this new paradigm in web application development.
After launching our iOS app Gotta Go!, we wanted to get a better sense of when and how often people were activating their excuses. We used a Raspberry Pi, LED board, and some clever API requests to build a ticker that would display recently activated emojis on an LED board.
As product developers, it’s a primary concern of ours to make sure that every product we are working on is successful, easy to use, and fun for the user. Prototyping is a key component of the product development process, which enables us to test our ideas & consistently hit that end goal.
When shaping the User Experience (UX) of your app, common sense, logic and best practices only go so far. Each app is different, solving a different problem for a different set of users. As experts it can be easy to focus on the solution, forgetting about the problem—which can lead to costly oversights