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10 Hottest Design Tools You Must Try In 2016

A recent design tools survey conducted by Khoi Vinh, one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America”, shows that Photoshop is slowly losing its popularity among designers.<p>Answers from over 4,000 participants hailing from almost 200 countries prove that designers are open to new …

Prototyping

Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Trust Your Gut

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Understanding Digital Camera Sensors

DIGITAL CAMERA SENSORS<p>A digital camera uses an array of millions of tiny light cavities or "photosites" to record an image. When you press your …

Cameras

A prominent VC firm just released a great cheat sheet to help you see through startup hype

Last night, the firm, which was cofounded by Netscape inventor Marc Andreessen and has invested in big names like Airbnb, Buzzfeed, Facebook, and Twitter, put up an excellent list of 16 metrics that every startup — and would-be startup investor — should understand.<p>For instance:<p>Have you ever been …

This Man Ran the Entire Appalachian Trail in 46 Days. Here's What He Ate Along the Way

What foods fuel a man who completed the entire Appalachian Trail in 46 days? We spoke to ultrarunner and vegan Scott Jurek to find out.<p>In a sport that already dances on the fringe of society, ultrarunner Scott Jurek is a true rarity. As one of the athletes who helped make ultramarathons—any race …

Running

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

15 Kurt Vonnegut Quotes About Writers and Writing

As affable and loquacious as he was, Kurt Vonnegut disliked interviews. In <i>Palm Sunday</i>, he mentions his distaste for the process itself, of being …

Lyme Disease

The perils of “Growth Mindset” education: Why we’re trying to fix our kids when we should be fixing the system

<b>(AP/Jose F. Moreno)</b><p>How a promising but oversimplified idea caught fire, then got coopted by conservative ideology<p>Alfie Kohn<p>August 16, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>One of the most popular ideas in education these days can be summarized in a single sentence (a fact that may help to account for its …

Education

Immersive Virtual Reality gaming center opens in Australia

A new gaming center has opened its doors in Melbourne, Australia, and it's not quite your typical after-school haunt. This place, called Zero Latency, offers true immersive virtual reality experience: if you want to kill zombies, you'll literally have to walk/run around, aim and shoot a VR gun. <i>CNET</i> …

What we learned from marketing to 2 million teenagers

<i>Ashley Ryon is the Marketing Manager at Frankly, a publicly traded mobile messaging company.</i><p>The Fresh Prince was right: parents just don’t understand. When I was a teenager, all I wanted was to be treated and respected like an adult. No one “got me.”<p>Fast forward to adult life, and I don’t know what …

Basic Guidelines for Typographic Hierarchy on the Web

The initial design phase of a website caters more toward composition and page structure. But once you move into the nitty-gritty stuff you’ll be …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

You already enjoy hanging out in the kitchen, experimenting with recipes. Why not use those same principles to whip up a mask, scrub, or cream for …

21 Ways to Leave a Never-Ending Conversation Without Being Rude

How many times have you had an awesome conversation that’s gone on just a little too long?<p>You know what I’m talking about. There’s a point in the …

6 apps for people who are easily distracted at work (a.k.a., everyone)

How often do you feel distracted at work? All the time, right? I bet those distractions keep you from getting a lot of stuff accomplished on a …

11 Surprising, Delicious Foods That Boost Brain Power

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good share the best foods to eat for sharper memory and improved mental function.<p>You may choose certain foods to prevent bloating, avoid inflammation, and get glowing skin—but what about boosting your brain power every time you fill your plate?<p>The …

Best Fonts 2015 – List of Best Font Releases

A great collection of best fonts from 2015!Over the half of 2015 is already done. It’s time to look back to show you the best fonts of 2015. All …

Google Analytics Reports Every Business Needs to Know

Posted on 7/16/2015<p>A website can be your company’s best sales tool for lead generation, but knowing if and how your site is working is the key to …

The productivity trick one author used to write over 40 books

Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, 2 plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope achieved his incredible productivity by writing in 15-minute intervals for three hours per day.<p>His strategy is explained in Mason Currey's book, …

Dropdowns Should be the UI of Last Resort

All too often mobile forms make use of dropdown menus for input when simpler or more appropriate controls would work better. Here's several …

Logo design tips from the pros

Great logo design requires a complex mixture of design skills, creative theory and skilful application. Any designer worth their salt can create a …

How to learn what users expect from your design

As information-age artists, designers enjoy their creative freedom. But concepts like "consistency" and "following patterns" don't necessarily …

How to use design thinking in your next project

With more and more engineering-focused companies trying to become design-centric, they’re no doubt trying to adopt design thinking.<p>But it’s not as simple as saying, “Just use design thinking.” Saying it does not make it so.<p>What exactly is “Design Thinking”? Let’s take a step back and hear from the …

Flat UI Websites Design – 25 Creative Web Examples

Flat websites beautiful trend is fading out in 2015! We all know <b>Flat design</b> become the most popular and trendy in last couple of years, but it’s</b> …

The Characteristics of Minimalism in Web Design

<b>Summary:</b> Our analysis of 112 minimalist websites revealed the defining features of minimalism: flat design, limited color schemes, few UI elements, …

5 Basics for Building an Online Business That Actually Makes Money

<i>Photo: Flickr/ Daniel Foster</i><p>With the boom of the Internet and social media has arisen a new category of entrepreneurship. Successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Cuban, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel got their start with online businesses. An online business offers an unparalleled opportunity to run a …

Material Design Icons, Goodies And Starter Kits

It’s always great to have a little toolbox with just the right tools waiting for you when you need them. What if you are about to start working on a …

Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data<p>“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

Brilliant Graphic Design Tutorials & Tips to Inspire Your Creative Skills

Learn graphic design from these <b>best tutorials</b> and become a expert to design a logo, magazine, poster, or even a website. This is a collection of …