This is why we are building Urb
I am Ray Besiga. Product Designer. Social Justice Enthusiast. I am currently leading Product Design for Urb, a civic engagement platform for non-emergency service requests in urban areas in developing countries. Previously User Interface and User Experience Designer at Catalpa in Timor-Leste. I co-founded Sparkplug.
About | Portfolio
My 2016 Bookshelf
Why is Facebook not innovating in the "Friends" section?
Fun quotes about design and making that stuck
Takeaways from my product design experiece thus far.
A basic Django app with the Github API
Art, Craft and Fashion at the Transform Africa conference
NTFIII project at the Connected East Africa conference
The law or rule of freaking out your users the least.
My TEDx Kampala talk about The Sharing Economy
Celebrating success and a beautiful partnership at the Starkey Gala
Art can be a guide to life - Alain De Botton
Fashion festival folly in Firenze
A second sojourn in Minneapolis
Key takeaways and lessons learned in 2013
A belated World AIDS Day message and why you should care.
I need to start writing again.
Key protagonists: iCloud and the Uganda Police.
One day I will write an ode to Sublime Text 2.
Using Jekyll and Github Pages to power my website