I opened my Prismatic feed today to find it closed, and replaced with investor bumpf. Not the best start of the day - but I went on to uncover their blog and I liked how open they are about their API development - so I'm adding them to my favourite engineering blog projects: I like intelligent projects where engineering and design go hand-in-hand. My other favourite design/engineering project is Artsy.net. I paste the links to their interesting stuff inside this post.
As a UX designer I've evolved to understand that plain text, simple, humble text is the greatest possible user interface (yes, greater than voice - probably not so great as telepathy). Plain text, plain words, carefully constructed if possible - rich in vocabulary, and clear in intent is purest communication.
I'm a mac power user - which basically means I use the keyboard a lot and have optimised my workflow using tools I researched to get things done as quickly as possible without losing my "flow". I'm still working on this process, but here's how I am currently doing.