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Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, SaaS products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today.

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Join us for exciting conversations about UI/UX design, SaaS products, marketing, and so much more. My awesome guests are industry experts who share actionable knowledge — so that you can apply it in your business today.

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So informative

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There are so many great UX podcasts but this one is a must-listen for practical advice! In fact if I were stranded on a desert island and could only listen to 1 UX podcast, it would be this one! (Im a career pivot design student.) Listening to the episodes gives me actionable steps. Not like a lot on social media with vague promises to share the secrets of UX and then rambling and finally saying... show empathy

Love Jane’s guests and interview style!

By dbestarchitect - Mar 25 2020
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I particularly enjoy Jane’s interviewing style. She has great questions, challenges guests’ knowledge with class, and pushes the conversation in interesting directions, while still managing to bring it back to the main point. Thank you Jane, and keep up the great work!

iTunes Ratings

63 Ratings
Average Ratings
45
7
3
4
4

So informative

By Deej2013 - May 19 2020
Read more
There are so many great UX podcasts but this one is a must-listen for practical advice! In fact if I were stranded on a desert island and could only listen to 1 UX podcast, it would be this one! (Im a career pivot design student.) Listening to the episodes gives me actionable steps. Not like a lot on social media with vague promises to share the secrets of UX and then rambling and finally saying... show empathy

Love Jane’s guests and interview style!

By dbestarchitect - Mar 25 2020
Read more
I particularly enjoy Jane’s interviewing style. She has great questions, challenges guests’ knowledge with class, and pushes the conversation in interesting directions, while still managing to bring it back to the main point. Thank you Jane, and keep up the great work!
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UI Breakfast: UI/UX Design and Product Strategy

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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 137: Lean, Agile & Design Thinking with Jeff Gothelf

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There are so many design methodologies available these days — lean, agile & design thinking being the most popular. Could you use them side-by-side? Our guest today is Jeff Gothelf, author of Lean UX and Sense & Respond, and co-founder of Sense & Respond Press. You'll learn how to make the most out of these frameworks, help teams talk to each other, and measure customer outcomes (instead of your effort) using the right behavior metrics.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Abstract — design workflow management for product design teams using Sketch. No more searching for the right version of the file, exporting and importing between tools, or trying to consolidate feedback. Now everything is in one place! Sign your team up for a free 30-day trial today by heading over to abstract.com.

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May 03 2019

34mins

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Rank #2: Episode 115: The Psychology of Addictive Products with Jeff Davidson

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We should make products useful, no doubt. But what if we could also make them addictive — so that the customers keep coming back? Our guest today is Jeff Davidson, a solo product designer and writer. You'll learn key psychological principles behind popular apps, why making a product addictive should never be a goal by itself, and how to design product features that satisfy the user's seeking system.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Userlist.io. This new tool helps SaaS founders get a better understanding of each individual user journey, and send users relevant behavior-based email. To learn more, join the waiting list at userlist.io.

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Jul 13 2018

30mins

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Rank #3: Episode 111: Effective Website Navigation with Els Aerts

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We've been building websites for decades, yet each project imposes new challenges when it comes to navigation. Our guest today is Els Aerts — a famous usability expert, speaker, and co-founder of AGConsult. We talk about the core principles behind effective navigation, how to figure out what information deserves the spotlight, and how to avoid common pitfalls. You'll also learn how to deal with navigation challenges in different industries: government websites, ecommerce, and SaaS.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq. This super easy-to-use wireframing tool can help you and your team get user interface ideas down before you start coding or sweating the details on fancier tools. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Jun 15 2018

44mins

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Rank #4: Episode 103: UX Personalization with Samuel Hulick

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Surprisingly, most web applications offer the same "out of the box" experience to all users — skipping on the opportunity to delight them with custom details. Today we talk about UX personalization with our special guest Samuel Hulick, the ultimate guru of user onboarding and the creator of UserOnboard.com. You'll learn how to make web app experience more suitable for each individual user, and how to approach personas, use cases, situations, sample data, and much more.

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This episode is brought to you by Feedier. Sick and tired of non valuable customer feedback? Meet Feedier, the next generation feedback application. Understanding your rewarded and empowered customers starts now. No more time-wasting surveys. They win, you win! Sign up for your free plan at feedier.com/uibreakfast, and get your first 3 months free on the Standard plan if you decide to upgrade.

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Apr 20 2018

34mins

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Rank #5: Episode 70: Articulating Design Decisions with Tom Greever

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"Selling" your work to team members and stakeholders is a huge part of designer's success. Today we're digging deeper into this topic with Tom Greever, UX director at Bitovi and the author of Articulating Design Decisions. You'll learn how to communicate your decisions to all parties involved, present your work effectively, and deal with challenges like unfriendly managers or committees.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq Mockups. Balsamiq Mockups is rapid wireframing software that combines the comfort and simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool, so your work is easier to share, revise, and get honest feedback on. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.com.

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Aug 04 2017

50mins

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Rank #6: Episode 28: Psychological Principles of Persuasive Design with Victor Yocco

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How can we use psychology to inform our design decisions? Our guest today is Victor Yocco — UX researcher, speaker & author of the upcoming book Design for the Mind. He walks us through the key principles of persuasive design, and explains how to apply them in real-life UX projects.

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Jul 25 2016

49mins

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Rank #7: Episode 86: The Future of UX with Khoi Vinh

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What does the present of design look like? What does the future hold for us? Our special guest today is Khoi Vinh, the Principal Designer at Adobe. We talk about the evolution of UX industry over the last few years, as well as modern UX tools, trends, issues, and resources.

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This episode is brought to you by Tiny Reminder. Tired of nagging people? Build a simple form, set a reminder schedule, and add recipients. We'll keep sending reminders until they submit a response, providing you peace of mind. Sign up free at tinyreminder.com

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Dec 15 2017

33mins

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Rank #8: Episode 79: Typography in UI Design with Rafal Tomal

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Typography might be hard to discuss in a podcast, but we're giving it a try! Today our guest is Rafal Tomal, VP of Design at Rainmaker Digital. You'll learn about the current state of web typography, why fonts play such a huge role in usability and branding, and how to make sensible font choices for your software product.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq Mockups. Balsamiq Mockups is a rapid wireframing tool that helps you work faster and smarter. It reproduces the experience of sketching on a whiteboard, but using a computer. Making mockups is fast: you'll generate more ideas, so you can throw out the bad ones and discover the best solutions. Try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.com.

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Oct 06 2017

42mins

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Rank #9: Episode 151: Powerful Case Studies with Joel Klettke

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Testimonials and case studies hold enormous marketing potential (without coming off as salesy). Our guest today is Joel Klettke, the founder of Case Study Buddy. You'll learn what makes a powerful case study, how to produce one yourself, and how to use them in your sales & marketing process.

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This episode is brought to you by Lightmatter. Lightmatter helps some of the world’s fastest growing companies design and develop their software applications. Whether you don’t yet need an in-house engineering team, or you’re busy growing the next unicorn and can’t hire fast enough, there’s an immense value in working with a group of experts like Lightmatter. Check them out at lightmatter.com/uibreakfast to learn more.

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Nov 22 2019

46mins

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Rank #10: Episode 84: Storytelling in UX with Dan Nessler

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Novelists and playwrights have been using the same storytelling principles for centuries with great success. Why not use them in UX to make your product more engaging? Today our guest is Dan Nessler, an experience director, speaker, and UX blogger. We discuss how the main storytelling principles — reason, hero, conflict, structure, awareness, and virality — can be applied in product design.

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This episode is brought to you by Tiny Reminder. Tired of nagging people? Build a simple form, set a reminder schedule, and add recipients. We'll keep sending reminders until they submit a response, providing you peace of mind. Sign up free at tinyreminder.com

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I'm always on the hunt for great guests! If you would like to see someone you know — or would like to be a guest yourself — please email me with your ideas. Let me know what they do and what topic they could talk about.

Nov 30 2017

37mins

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Rank #11: Episode 72: Creative Habits and Routines with Tomas Laurinavicius

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What lifestyle allows you to create your best work? What kind of habits can you adopt? Today our special guest is Tomas Laurinavicius, a famous lifestyle entrepreneur and blogger. We discuss his lifestyle choices and routines, common challenges, and what anyone can do right now to become more productive.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by FreshBooks. The all new FreshBooks makes ridiculously easy accounting software that’s completely transformed how freelancers and small business owners deal with their day-to-day paperwork. The most important thing is that getting started on FreshBooks is extremely simple, even if you’re not a numbers person — actually especially if you’re not a numbers person.

FreshBooks is offering a 30-day unrestricted free trial to our listeners. To claim it, just go to freshbooks.com/uibreakfast and enter UI BREAKFAST in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

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Aug 18 2017

55mins

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Rank #12: Episode 152: Illustration in UX with Krystal Lauk

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How can custom illustration make your product truly shine? Our guest today is Krystal Lauk, the founder of an illustration-led design agency. You'll learn why illustration is an integral part of the entire user experience, what brands set a good example, and how to approach the creative process.

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This episode is brought to you by Lightmatter. Have you ever wondered how top companies ship new features so quickly? Or have you ever struggled to get that awesome UX and UI you were going for? That’s where Lightmatter comes in. They act as a direct extension of design and development teams at some of the world’s top companies. Whether your company needs a new brand, website, or app, they can help. Check them out at lightmatter.com/uibreakfast to learn more.

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Dec 09 2019

23mins

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Rank #13: Episode 93: Copying vs Stealing with Ferdinand Vogler

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Everything has been done before. But where is that fine line between getting inspiration, copying, and downright stealing? Our guest today is Ferdinand Vogler, a product designer who specializes in digital experiences. We discuss the ethical side of repurposing design ideas, how copying can help designers master their craft, and why you shouldn't be afraid of repeating yourself in your own work.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq. They just came up with a new web app called Balsamiq Cloud. It's the best tool for fast, approachable, collaborative wireframing. You can capture ideas, collaborate on designs, and get everyone on board. Check it out for yourself — try it free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud

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Feb 02 2018

41mins

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Rank #14: Episode 77: UX Roadmapping with David Pasztor

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The biggest thing about UX roadmapping is that... there's no such thing. "Your UX roadmap is a product roadmap," says David Pasztor, the founder of UX Studio and the author of Product Design. In this episode, you'll learn what makes a good roadmap, how to plan for something that will inevitably change, what tools to use, and how to run a roadmapping workshop with your clients.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by FreshBooks. The all new FreshBooks makes ridiculously easy accounting software that’s completely transformed how freelancers and small business owners deal with their day-to-day paperwork. The most important thing is that getting started on FreshBooks is extremely simple, even if you’re not a numbers person — actually, especially if you’re not a numbers person.

FreshBooks is offering a 30-day unrestricted free trial to our listeners. To claim it, just go to freshbooks.com/uibreakfast and enter UI BREAKFAST in the “How Did You Hear About Us?” section.

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Sep 22 2017

43mins

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Rank #15: Episode 94: Optimizing Processes in a UX Team with Kurt Schmidt

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 94: Optimizing Processes in a UX Team with Kurt Schmidt

Building a product is never a simple linear process, not to mention processes in large UX teams. Our guest today is Kurt Shmidt, the president of Foundry and host of The Schmidt List podcast. You'll learn what makes a good design team, what tools and methods are available, how to distribute tasks and make smooth transitions between different project stages.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq — a low-fidelity wireframing tool. Basically it’s like sketching on a whiteboard, but on the computer. The idea is to get the structure of your user interface down before you start coding or sweating the details in Sketch. Try their new web app Balsamiq Cloud free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Feb 09 2018

43mins

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Rank #16: Episode 134: UX Writing with Yuval Keshtcher

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With all technology available, words remain our #1 design tool for creating engaging experiences. How do you write an interface? Our guest today is Yuval Keshtcher, founder of UX Writing Hub. You'll learn about the craft of UX writing, how to define the voice and tone of your product, and how to capture it in a content style guide — like big brands do.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Abstract — design workflow management for product design teams using Sketch. No more searching for the right version of the file, exporting and importing between tools, or trying to consolidate feedback. Now everything is in one place! Sign your team up for a free 30-day trial today by heading over to abstract.com.

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Mar 24 2019

41mins

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Rank #17: Episode 150: Understanding Product-Market Fit with Derrick Reimer

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Growing a SaaS company is such a slow process. How do you know if you're on the right track? Our guest today is Derrick Reimer, a founder of several SaaS companies and a fellow podcaster. You'll learn the story of his previous SaaS product, multiple ways to validate your product idea, and what are the signals that a product-market fit is happening (or not).

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This episode is brought to you by Gusto. Small businesses across the US love running payroll with Gusto. Why? Because Gusto automatically files and pays your taxes, it’s super easy to use, plus you can add benefits and management tools to help take care of your team. But here’s the thing: it’s almost 2020, and switching to a new payroll provider can be tricky. Gusto can help! Sign up today at gusto.com/uibreakfast and get three months free when you run your first payroll.

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Nov 08 2019

45mins

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Rank #18: Episode 32: Writing About UI/UX Professionally with Ben Gremillion

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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 32: Writing About UI/UX Professionally with Ben Gremillion

To get ahead in your UI/UX career, you need to start writing about design at some point. Our guest Ben Gremillion, content designer at UXPin, will give you the best writing guidance. In this episode you'll learn how to pick a topic for your design article, structure it, capture your ideas, create illustrations, and edit the final piece for the best results.

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Aug 25 2016

57mins

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Rank #19: Episode 98: Value-Based Design with Nick Disabato

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How do you measure value in such abstract industry as design? Today we continue on the topic of value-based pricing with our guest Nick Disabato, a famous designer and writer. You'll learn how to identify and demonstrate the value of your UI/UX services, what exactly stands behind a high price tag, what KPIs to measure, and how to bring maximum business value to the table.

Podcast feed: subscribe to http://simplecast.fm/podcasts/1441/rss in your favorite podcast app, and follow us on iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play Music.

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Today's Sponsor

This episode is brought to you by Balsamiq — rapid wireframing software that combines the comfort and simplicity of paper sketching with the power of a digital tool. So your work is easier to share, revise, and get honest feedback on! Try their new web app Balsamiq Cloud free for 30 days at balsamiq.cloud.

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Mar 09 2018

49mins

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Rank #20: Episode 5: Choosing the Right Words

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In this episode we talk with Kai Davis about strategic copywriting. Choosing the right words to describe your product is so incredibly important, maybe even more important than the product itself! You'll learn how to go out in the wild and pick the right language, and how to write a perfect sales page.

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Nov 18 2015

49mins

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