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Matt MacQueen @bluemonday Ann Arbor via Palo Alto

VP Product Design @JSTOR / @Artstor. Product UX strategist, seeker, servant leader. Former Director @Coursera, @Google, @Moto. Twin dad, cyclist, wannabe chef.

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Joined Twitter 2/12/07


@notaleaf RadThanks to @coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda for the inspiring talk @UMich today. Massive growth on the mission to tr… https://t.co/TQOk79jV7n
10/10
2019
hey guys, how about you make some music that changes my life and shapes my identity, for, oh, the next 20 years? ✅ https://t.co/squUccFt4MThroughout my career, I have seen Designers create more business value than any other discipline. Yet, Designers st… https://t.co/aoPPF0Zuln
Retweeted by Matt MacQueenToday we're launching an open source library of rare case studies about design and business from top companies like… https://t.co/plLmbt2tNI
Retweeted by Matt MacQueenExciting agenda topics in design huddle ! 🖊️🧠 https://t.co/4z1GM47SYUErrebody — especially you VPs and Directors doing your 2019 dept promotions and comp planning spreadsheets for Q4 🙏🏼 https://t.co/T4SOpDPjyFPizza is not "tech" Renting things is not "tech" Coffee stop trying to be "tech" It's ok to not be tech. It's /norm… https://t.co/fxaJMiWZwg
10/9
2019
@notaleaf https://t.co/gvlkLbXcGRExcited to the hear the latest from valley #startup @coursera CEO Jeff Maggioncalda in Ann Arbor this Thursday!… https://t.co/apg9P1zhaq#recordstore interactions never change. I bring @stereolabgroop 3xLP to counter dude: you are SO lucky to get this… https://t.co/NmydX2yfmHIt's easy to bounce from one new idea to the next, exploring your intellectual curiosity. But having an impact requ… https://t.co/u98cZd2NtK
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10/8
2019
Lifelong learning expands further: @Coursera offers full course catalog to subscribing universities https://t.co/TUfBcuo0A5
10/7
2019
I sent 2 designers in 2019, and likely to send more in the future. They raved about it, the program and workbook-ba… https://t.co/jfLtvC8bO2
10/4
2019
So many great #UXresearch lessons learned for startups, thanks for compiling. https://t.co/5U78Npww59
10/3
2019
https://t.co/mgv2Of3Miv @tqbf The heretic attention economy won’t have enough to go around, in a crowd already maxed out on narcissists ? @reillybrennan @jaywellis @UMCFE @UMichMcity @MichiganRoss Jay clearly needs to do more Comms- cause I just found o… https://t.co/8qKLtTAVGn
10/2
2019
@ststerling Definitely @kurtvarner moleskine pros: analog, allows hand-drawn sketches / illustration, which can be worth hundreds of word… https://t.co/aeTpgiKckRThe ole familiar "don't listen to users, we got data -- we'll just A/B test our way to happiness!" It has to be b… https://t.co/4vI3diXxEC @adamjh @Carnage4Life ouch
10/1
2019
#Stereolab playing Detroit Oct 3rd. I made a pre-hype playlist I'm flogging to anyone/everyone.… https://t.co/ByAYS1TVbb
9/27
2019
What is Holden's hold on the censors? Why The Catcher in the Rye continues to be banned. #BannedBooksWeekhttps://t.co/sL9YBdDXik
Retweeted by Matt MacQueenCool rare set of Japanese trade publications serves a visual feast of modern commercial graphics and lettering. A s… https://t.co/p84PuEzcLC
9/26
2019
Tech support w my mom "can you clear some of this stuff off my iPad?" me: uh, I found this folder... mom: don't to… https://t.co/V35qJXQ693 @freddreier He didn’t stop halfway, get off his bike and quit without explanation. Yay? @counternotions Can we throw the newly ex-JUUL CEO in the mix for sport ? @nytimes Friendly reminder: Altria is Phillip Morris, the "our scientific research shows cigarettes DO NOT cause ca… https://t.co/IATpeKHBggDesign leadership at highest leverage is business impact. https://t.co/p0EFEbH27i
9/25
2019
@mulegirl Greetings royal subjects @sdgates @Draplin Do the buddy comedy thing on YouTube! You have to answer audience submitted questions... what could go wrong ?
9/21
2019
@cadler Only if you let the bib straps hang in back. You know, #businesscasualResilience is so critical for design success https://t.co/0sbzWdCSC2Find yourself a startup design leader in hyper growth phase? Everyday you have to scale your team and ~yourself~ t… https://t.co/gKTyB2WbGP
9/18
2019
@counternotions Pretty much. Cloud based collaborative UI / product design prototyping software for creation, team commenting, Eng review @counternotions InVision vs Figma
9/17
2019
@counternotions Had me till the last line tho “when you want something new, buy vintage” uh
9/16
2019
@cpalmatier @josemarquez Good Vietnamese in LES 👌🏼Actual things my children have said today: 15 yo: I feel like a massive grandma when I go on Snapchat now 14 yo:… https://t.co/KDW4UxnU30
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9/15
2019
@sether You forgot “seed 2” and “seed 3” 😂 @cyclingtips “trapped in an ominous no-man’s-land between retro and chic, whilst crucially, not yet being retro-chi… https://t.co/BZBsAMLruV
9/13
2019
@reckless When does the iPhone 11 Pro XS Maxx come out? @odannyboy true but you can put yourself in situations, employers, geographic markets, that are MORE likely to be l… https://t.co/Hjop3H62Ze @BLACKCOTTONCNDY while you at it tell ya momma bout this
9/12
2019
@counternotions What year does the annual 'CEO on stage in front of huge photos of phones' ritual end? Because it… https://t.co/zH1kiEPzUj @didierh @charliecwaite Would like to help anyone willing to consider design research in the Midwest. Hiring a user… https://t.co/XDe3Sd5q92 @charliecwaite Hiring a user researcher to join an awesome collaborative design team in Ann Arbor. Awesome culture… https://t.co/nLdhFfn3VA
9/11
2019
@crainsdetroit It’s not run super well and for all it’s grand history, felt like it didn’t age well, either. I don… https://t.co/oFPVOlPjWI
9/10
2019
Do you know a Sr Product Manager who geeks out over great design & clear, consistent platform UI? Lead this newly f… https://t.co/TgaHYzV776 @ChadHaga pro cycling: see the world's natural wonders, all buzzed by at warp speed with occasional opportunities to awkardly urinate upon
9/9
2019
Us reading this: 😍 😭 😊 https://t.co/ubWUC7GgiN @girlsnightinHQ
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9/6
2019
@counternotions Claris? Now, bring back the dogcow! @AlMcAlMcAl Hasbro bought Death Row Records ?? @ryanrumsey https://t.co/cUjpm0QYrmBecause... this is how you need too start your Thursday ~ Drop the bass! ~ Mad Twins / Mad Drum and Bass - GBBB 20… https://t.co/x2ydmWJ8NI
9/5
2019
https://t.co/jP4wszCgPZDesigning your design reviews, another good on introspection and types of product design critique. Many practical… https://t.co/cXlhVOLzev @jaffoneh @figmadesign @nlevin "Note: the person second from the far left is a customer, not a Figma employee" 😂… https://t.co/W5wiy0auSIGreat delivery from a founding partner on the promise of public higher education, @UMichiganAI and @coursera have f… https://t.co/2pETrcPMtNSobering read on "college is the new high school" and so. many. obstacles. >> When Did College Turn So Cruel? https://t.co/ih9MOegQ3nImproving visual design skills isn't easy. It's equally tough to provide a good answer if someone asks you how the… https://t.co/GRTCtYfzOn
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9/4
2019
Smartphone OEMs (who suck at software/ updates, and know it) race back to nostalgia of flip phones, angling for the… https://t.co/PqiXoJ51pY
9/3
2019
Nice thread. Aspirational product leadership is aiming to make yourself unnecessary from high performing teams w/ t… https://t.co/p5X4OhJZHb
9/1
2019
The exodus from the Bay Area is real. High housing cost, lack of diversity, & tech bros. Twitter is hiring designer… https://t.co/3ff4MnYpAh
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8/31
2019
I love this idea. >>> The Long-Term Stock Exchange raises $50 million in new funding https://t.co/BGRyM5Aeuf
8/30
2019
@BinkGreene @businessinsider It’s deep @counternotions charitable: enviro-sustainability cynical: financeanyone else laugh-spit their coffee out hearing the morning news today? it's called ........SPACE FORCE !!! wo… https://t.co/B1LjaVBmy9
8/29
2019
Modern parenting in a nutshell https://t.co/vdq7vbJwSBThis is complicated. It can be very difficult to make management into a sustainable role when you're trying to be t… https://t.co/IAcXjbLj76
Retweeted by Matt MacQueen @polotek I've sent this thread to about 5 different people I work with now as a great example of all the factors at… https://t.co/nG2b9HjHkZFeel the magic 🌅 https://t.co/QhPxnAKco9 @jw @zohf Embrace the discomfort of the Q.
8/28
2019
Rene Magritte, The Voice of Space, 1928, 1930, 1931 https://t.co/9zELeTLEJq
Retweeted by Matt MacQueenProduct Managers / product leaders: where are good domain-specific sites and newsletters to post PM job openings?… https://t.co/z8AbfAT30D
8/27
2019
Great news! Welcome https://t.co/QgQKvxkMoe @rouleurderby adventures in Vuelta coverage: Went all in on Jumbo-Visma on Stage 1 TTT for 300 @ 6/5 (crash, oops)… https://t.co/tF1XFHwCNxif you didn't get enough of the chicken sandwich panic last week, there's this practical iPhone case https://t.co/oK7FazfWsl @RMBanfield @InVisionApp @freshtilledsoil 💥 Big score for both of you! Congrats
8/26
2019
Awesome thread, accurate descriptions of situations I could relate to in 3 different roles I’ve held: IC, middle ma… https://t.co/WLyNmVXF2Nthis whole thread on being a manager is great but this point resonated most with me. i always told my direct report… https://t.co/qIYpKPsX6I
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8/24
2019
Anyone thought this was still cute after it jumped the shark right around Honeycomb / Ice Cream Sandwich? Android… https://t.co/MYtu1e3OTJ
8/22
2019
“Perugia believed that the painting had been stolen from Florence by Napoleon and that he was doing his patriotic d… https://t.co/qIlJodWeu3
8/21
2019
@joshuavoydik @jmj @DanPeck_ I don’t always drink Lebanese red, but when I do, I drink it in candle-lit delight https://t.co/8cACYo9LGGMuch wisdom here, as usual, on designing at scale and creating cultural impact in a tech-focused organization. Thin… https://t.co/K9qszXJtag
8/19
2019
@Heilemann Same! @cwodtke @Intentionaut Honestly that looks like an agonizing readAgile without product strategy or design. https://t.co/XBOg3GW2Gs
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8/17
2019
@ElizabethFlux I am "got my last name as my gmail address" old.Sinister, sobering analysis about the roots & tactics of online hate influencers, now more widely used in politics… https://t.co/iYAaZwrYMF @CaleyFretz @cyclingtips 🤔 https://t.co/4kG0PPMFtwShared this with my team as we give similar guidance to interview candidates prior to onsite portfolio presentation… https://t.co/tMkz4DSx1o
8/16
2019
I'm super proud of this talk and this brand. Happy to be able to share these tips and tricks with you! https://t.co/Ws5kHwwEGC
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8/14
2019
sitting is the new smoking straw use is the new sitting? single-use plastics ...wait for it... Suck https://t.co/d2c6y7YwcuCareful with those algorithms, y’all. If you’re building anything, you always need a realist in the room who says… https://t.co/0xDVHp6YWW
Retweeted by Matt MacQueenDesign and PM are best friends when products go well. Designers don't need to call all the shots, neither do PM's… https://t.co/FL5EPTVA3d
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8/13
2019
@Jaberuski Marfa
8/12
2019
Random layout generator has predictably fallen into a Mondrian phase. https://t.co/WDpWhBaHxU
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8/11
2019

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