The User Knows Best: Deliver on Perceived Performance

Performance is all the rage today, and not without good reason. With the rapid growth of the mobile-first world, spotty connections and underpowered devices are serious issues that every web project team needs to consider. However, “performance” is in danger of becoming a buzzword as it becomes thrown around without regard for what truly matters. We measure performance by micro-benchmarks, metrics of various programming techniques, or the difference between trendy framework A and trendy framework B’s rendering cycles. Don’t get me wrong. These things matter, particularly at scale. However, the truly important metric you should care about is *perceived* performance.

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Capturing #LoveWins in one place. The making of Lovewins.camera

Friday our nation took a momentous step towards love and community. In a 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court took a huge step forward in our progress toward a more perfect union. We’re really passionate about this step towards a better world and a few members of our team quickly asked themselves the question: “how can we capture this love in one place”. With the #lovewins hashtag exploding on social media, we just had make something to celebrate this historic moment.

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