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UX Crash Course: 31 Fundamentals My New Year’s Resolution for 2014 was to get more people started in User Experience (UX) Design. I posted one lesson every day in January, and hundreds of thousands of people came to learn! Below you will find links to all 31 daily lessons. Basic UX Principles: How to get started Who Do You Want To Be? Create A Character Study For Your Ideal Self “I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.” ~Cary Grant Who do you want to be? I’m not asking who you are now or what kind of life you want to have, but what kind of person do you want to be?