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Welcoming Renata, Ura's Usability Researcher

by Elio Qoshi

Open Source Design has gone a long way. In our early days we were mostly asked to design logos, imagery and color palettes for open source projects. We were usually aiming to look under the hood beyond visual design services, something we didn't often get the chance to.[…]

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Reproducible Builds Style Guide

by Anxhelo Lushka

We have been in talks with the Reproducible Builds community since late 2017 where they were looking to have a new logo to represent the project. Going a step further, we also decided to work on a fully fledged live style guide.[…]

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OSCAL'18 - We were there!

by Mariana Balla

Open Source Conference Albania (OSCAL) is a two-days annual open source event held in Tirana, Albania since 2014. The conference gathers open source enthusiasts from all around the world with a considerable number of attendees being young students from the region of the Balkans. Most members of the Ura team participated on the event, while some of us were part of the organizing team of the event.[…]

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Introducing cryptopayments for our services

by Mariana Balla

Every day we try to understand the needs of our partners by taking their feedback seriously. During this process we have noticed that some of our partners prefer to use Paypal and others bank transactions, which has been for many years the standard process of payments for services similar to what we offer.[…]

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Ura has a new website

by Mariana Balla

Our new website is up and running! When Ura was founded we were just 2 people trying to build something in our free time. Since then, we came a long way and others have joined us too. It was time for us to move away from WordPress to a more contribution friendly platform, such as Jekyll.[…]

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Ura is now part of Open Tech Fund’s Usability Lab

by Mariana Balla

Starting now, Ura will be providing Usability and Design Services to Internet Freedom projects as part of Open Tech Fund’s Usability Lab. The Usability Lab aims to increase user safety and promote practical internet freedom by working with developers and technologists to improve the usability of open ­source circumvention and digital security […]

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