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18 Mistakes that kill startups

How To Start a Startup<p>Share206<p>Tweet<p>Share174<p>+14<p>Shares 384<p><i>This column is by Paul Graham, Co-Founder of Y Combinator.</i><p>In the Q & A period after a recent …

A Movie Poster A Day

Designer Peter Majarich creates a movie poster a day.<p>To challenge himself, Sydney, Australia based graphic designer Peter Majarich wants to create …

Download Dozens of Free Coursera Courses Before They Disappear Forever

Coursera, one of the best sources of MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses), is shutting down their old platform on June 30, and removing dozens of …

15 signs you are smarter than average

A thought-provoking list was published by Business Insider that summarizes some science-based commonalities between smart people. Certainly, this is …

Psychology

7 free design tools for freelancers on the go

'Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves', so the saying goes. And every freelancer needs to keep those words of wisdom …

Hand-Drawn Logos as Vector Graphics

Download this huge collection of 229 hand-drawn logos with included vector graphics.<p>The friendly team of TSV Creative has packed together this great …

How to Build a News Website Layout with Flexbox

What You'll Be CreatingIt’s not necessary to understand <i>every</i> aspect of Flexbox before you can jump in and get started. In this tutorial, we’re going …

Web Design

The 9 Skills That Successful People Practice Every Day

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that …

The 10 best graphic design tools for May

Last month, hardware scored high in April's roundup of the best new graphic design tools, with the ultra portable 9.7-inch iPad Pro making it easier …

Graphic Design

10 Must-Read Books For All Programmers

The road from newbie to professional developer can be long and bumpy. Here are 10 books (plus a few more) that can help guide you on the journey to …

40 CSS jQuery Charts and Graphs | Scripts + Tutorials

Data visualization is the modern equivalent of visual communication and involves the creation and study of the visual representation of data. It …

Data Visualization

How to create digital learning portfolios in the classroom

It’s hard to talk about “Digital Learning Portfolios” without really knowing what they are. At the Dreamyard Project, a collaboration between the …

XD Essentials: Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

UI Design

The Mobile Revolution: Reconstructing Familiar Interactions

May 2, 2016On a recent trip to Boston, I wanted to check my phone to learn more about the tornadoes that were happening in Dallas (I figured I could …

Apps

My 100 Favorite Programming, Computer and Science Books: Part Five

Hey everyone! Here's part five of my 100 favorite programming, computer and science books. If you're just joining, please see part one, part two, …

Writing

Free Kaggle Machine Learning Tutorial for Python

<b>Always wanted to compete in a Kaggle competition, but not sure where to get started?</b> Together with the team at Kaggle, we have developed a free …

Enhancing Your Design Using Powerful Imagery

The Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) is a Canadian based hub for the graphic design community, promoting knowledge sharing, …

These Are the Most Likely Places in the Universe We'll Find Alien Life

There are billions of other planets in our galaxy. There are billions of other planet-filled galaxies in the universe. From a statistical …

Wood-And-Glue Skyscrapers Are On The Rise

And they could help fight climate change<p>Thanks to advances in wood construction, the next generation of skyscraper might be made of spruce, not steel. Architects are designing wood buildings that ditch concrete and metal in favor of a more environmentally friendly material—one that could help fight …

Fossil Fuels

15 Best Font Pairing Tools for Designers

<b>Pairing fonts is an essential process of any web design</b>. If you want to create a good website design, you need to be able to make decisions such as …

920 Logos Super Saver

Download this huge bundle of 920 logos for low budget.<p>Here comes another great offer from the friendly and creative team of DesignDistrict. For just …

45 Royalty Free Photos for Designers

Photography has always been an integral part of web design, and recently, crappy stock images with people in suits shaking hands and wearing their …

MacBook Pro

Complex Ideas Can Automatically Enter Consciousness

<b>It’s difficult to look at pictures of cars shown on a computer and then keep yourself from saying “car” inside your head the next time one shows up</b> …

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …

Self-improvement

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Tutorials

13 names every web designer should know

Take any creative field and you'll find well-known influencers who are responsible for leading the way, either with new interpretations, technical …

Thanks to Microsoft, small teams can now get Xamarin’s IDE and core tools for free

Microsoft acquired the cross-platform iOS, Android and OS X development service Xamarin last month, and the new acquisition is already at the center of attention at Microsoft’s annual Build developer conference this week. The company announced during today’s keynote that the core Xamarin tools are …

Microsoft Visual Studio