Why getting better sleep matters more than ever

A review of Bloomingdale’s My Flair Asthma & Allergy Friendly® Down Comforter and Pillows

A light-filled bedroom with a bed with white sheets and a side table with a copper accent light and a plant.
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Depending on where you live, it’s quite likely that the summer of 2021 is drastically different than the summer of 2020. This summer, patios are open, as well…


How Dyson Pure Humidify+Cool makes at-home health a priority

Ah, January. That time of the year where we make steadfast resolutions to improve ourselves, many of which are health and wellness related. This year, however, these goals look somewhat different than previous ones; we can’t go to the gym, try…


If you’re… creating the overall user experience (UX) of your product or doing user interface (UI) work (including but not limited to creating a visual design system).

Welcome to part four of this mini-series on ethics in the delivery portion of the product development process! Previously, I spoke about designing…


Illustration of students

COVID-19 is a health crisis first, with a ripple-like impact that has changed multiple industries beyond recognition. And there’s no clearer example than the disruption caused by shutting down schools across the world.

From early childhood to late teenage years, the closure of schools has forced parents into (disruptive) at-home…


Illustration of people on devices

So, we’re back! If you caught my last piece, I spoke about ethical perspectives to bring into your solution architecture (including but not limited to technical research). Of course, all of this is easier said than done. Particularly when moving into back-end implementation — and thinking about security and data…


People working at a computer

In my previous article in this series, I spoke about the ethical mindsets and methodologies that can be employed during the discovery phase of a project. …


The very common — and very justified — critique of the smart home experience is that it’s, to put it bluntly, a headache. Set-up and onboarding is lengthy and confusing. Products from different companies don’t play nicely with one another (you have to do your research, or else end up…


Icon of a toolbox, icon of a user, icon of a laptop

This isn’t another “How To Successfully Work Remotely” post, or an article around the importance of creating a separate work environment or a rigid structure throughout your day. There’s nothing wrong with content like this; I’ve been consuming and sharing it to my colleagues almost every day. Okay, every day…


Note: This piece was co-authored by Tim Bettridge.

We’ve come a long way since the days of sending ye ol’ smoke signals to connect with one another across vast distances. From carrier pigeons to movable type, telegrams to radio waves, telecommunications have fundamentally changed our society — socially, culturally, and…


Note: This piece was co-authored by Tim Bettridge.

One of the truly inspiring things about working at Connected is the opportunity to collaborate with smart, like-minded people from different disciplines. …

Lisanne Binhammer

Passionate product thinker, writer and designer! Jazzed about building better products for our future selves.

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