Matthew Stringer

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Is How I See Color How You See Color? Four Games That Test Your Color Vision

Photographers typically spend a lot of time thinking about color, everything from editing in Photoshop, calibrating a screen, or lighting with gels …

How Micro-Interactions Drive User Engagement

Modern businesses need to stay constantly relevant to their consumer bases if they want to survive, and one of the best methods for doing that is …

Review: Nanoleaf’s Aurora smart lighting panels match modular customization with HomeKit control [Video]

I’ve tried a few different HomeKit lighting solutions but nothing quite like Nanoleaf’s Aurora smart lighting panels. These modular tiles probably won’t replace traditional lamps or ceiling bulbs, but the customizable LED lights provide visually impressive colorful (and pricey) accent lighting. See …

Home Automation

25 Best JavaScript Libraries For 2017

JavaScript libraries are an incredibly useful tool for any designer or developer to be familiar with. They can add some super powerful functionality …

Roli Blocks modular synthesizer could make anyone a musician

What if you could make decent music without knowing how to play an instrument? And what if you could take your whole production system with you anywhere, without spending an arm and a leg?<p>That’s what the music start-up Roli wants to help you achieve with Blocks, its new modular instrument that …

The Ultimate List of Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>F<b>ront-end development</b> is the development of those elements of a …

Golden Ratio Logos

Several examples of logos created by Kazi Mohammed Erfan based on the aspects of the golden ratio.<p>Kazi Mohammed Erfan is a graphic & UI designer who …

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

Always-on Second Screen

Watch the Fastest Tire Change In the History of Formula 1

Felipe Massa's pit crew changed all four tires in 1.92 seconds at the European Grand Prix, setting a new world record.<p>Felipe Massa may have only earned a single point at this past weekend's European Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, but his team has walked away with one new world record. Massa's pit …

A wedding photographers take on aviation photography with the Nikon D5

My name is Eric Williams and I am a wedding and portrait photographer based in Southern California. My work can be seen at www.WattPakStudio.com or …

6 Tips for Building a Web Design Process That Boosts Your Team’s Efficiency

Whether you’re first starting out, or developing a new team from scratch, it may not seem necessary to put an emphasis on your process; you’re …

Google Makes $150 Photo Editing Software Free

The Nik Collection is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any professional-grade photographer.<p>The list of professional-grade tools available to young artists is growing rapidly. On Monday, the animation software Toonz, preferred by Studio Ghibli and Futurama, was repackaged with a free edition. …

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

Codes

Olixar HexStyli 6-in-1 Stylus Pen Review - The Gadgeteer

I love a good pen. It’s something that I use every day along with a good notebook, so having a good writing instrument is important to me. Olixar has …

Lockheed Martin developing successor to the SR-71 Blackbird

The SR-71 Blackbird is one of history's great aircraft. It was built during the Cold War in the early 1960s by Lockheed at its secret Skunk Works …

Gift Guide: The best stocking stuffers for the Apple lover on your list

There’s no need to go straight to stuffing your stockings with socks and other go-to but boring gifts. If you have an Apple lover on your list, there are a ton of great must-haves for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch users that can be had for under $10, $25, or $50. And if you’d rather let them …

A 10TB drive for your iMac? HGST’s new Ultrastar He10 uses helium, 7 platters to make it possible

Although faster, cheaper solid state drives (SSDs) are winning marketshare and mindshare, makers of traditional hard disks are still working to squeeze more storage capacity inside standard 1-inch hard drive enclosures. <b>HGST</b> — known for its excellent G-Technology-branded G-Drives — today announced …

Markets

Belgian Physicists Calculate that Everyone Is Lying About the Downed Russian Jet

Astrophysicists Tom van Doorsslaere and Giovanni Lapenta of the Belgian KU Leuven used some simple Newtonian mechanics.<p>It's rare to see physics being used as an effective tool to comment on current events, but astrophysicists Tom van Doorsslaere and Giovanni Lapenta of the Belgian KU Leuven used …

Physics

WordPress gets a Mac app alongside completely rebuilt, open-source WordPress.com

Today online publishing platform WordPress, which powers approximately 25% of websites on the Internet (this site included), is getting a major redesign with a completely rebuilt wordpress.com and the introduction of a new Mac app. We’ve been getting a taste of the improvements incrementally over …

Dalai Lama: Religion Without Quantum Physics Is an Incomplete Picture of Reality

His Holiness on emptiness and entanglement.<p>Ever since Copernicus published <i>On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres</i> in 1543 to outline his heliocentric cosmology and thereby kick start modern scientific inquiry, an uneasy truce has existed between science and religion. Although Copernicus wasn't …

Did Vladimir Putin Just Trick Himself Into Solving Syria's War?

Did Vladimir Putin just trick himself into solving Syria's war?<p>A leading U.S. diplomat contends the answer is yes. Russia, he says, has so badly mangled its intervention in Syria that it may have little choice but to favor settling the conflict.<p>The diplomat, Tony Blinken, tells me that's the only …

Super-cool Star Wars art to awaken your senses (pictures)

‎ProtoSketch – Graphic Design on the App Store

Don't fall for reviews<p>Jul 18, 2017<p>NajamQ<p>Forget about professional or desktop level of vector editing, the app is basic at best. The best thing about …

A Large McDonald’s Fries Will Cost You This Much in Venezuela

McDonald’s is bringing back its French fries to Venezuela after a 10-month absence. And no thanks to the country’s skyrocketing inflation rates, a …

Draw Gorgeous, Responsive Websites & Generate Fresh Semantic Code

• Manipulate elements in a manner similar to Adobe Photoshop<br>• Convert your design into legible HTML & CSS<br>• Create responsive sites for access on any device …

Russia’s Propaganda Blitzkrieg

The propaganda war propping up Putin and his cronies has reached new heights with the bombing campaign in Syria.<p>When Vladimir Putin spoke before the …

Macphun debuts Creative Kit 2016, six Pro photo editing apps with OS X Photos plug-ins

<b>Macphun</b>, maker of elegantly powerful photo editing tools including Tonality, Noiseless, and FX Photo Studio, has announced the impending release of <b>Creative Kit 2016</b> — a bundle of 6 of the company’s Pro apps for a discounted price of $150. Creative Kit 2016 includes:<p><b>Noiseless CK</b> (reviewed here) and</b> …