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Beyond REST - Using GraphQL to shape your data

Let’s take a look at a quick example of the schema definition language. Here are two types: Player and Team. A team can have many players and a …

JavaScript

This fancy device turns your entire room into a screen

Augmented reality for the design-minded<p>Screen fatigue is real. Between phones and laptops and TVs, it seems as if the world is covered in glowing glass boxes.<p>At first glance it might seems as if Lightform, a new projector system that casts light onto any surface, is part of the problem. Then you …

Augmented Reality

How to Improve Your Rankings with Mobile-First Indexing

SEO is all about one thing — helping the right people find the right stuff online.This has been my obsession for more than ten years now. I want to …

UI Animation: Please Use Responsibly – UX Collective

The explosion of prototyping tools in the past few years has given designers an opportunity to create detailed interactions. Designers are spending …

UI Design

Motion design: UI and UX Collection

Motion design is intrinsically useful for product design, especially when designing for mobile devices. Even experience designers might have a …

25 Websites with Creative and Unique Layouts

Every one of your clients wants to (or at least should want to) stand out from their competition. To be distinguished is to be memorable. Your …

Here’s how government will work on Mars, according to Elon Musk

Direct democracy, anyone?<p>Do you dream of a world in which government doesn’t include people like Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? So does Elon Musk.<p>The eccentric and wildly future-focused CEO of both SpaceX and Tesla has an ambitious plan to put humans on Mars beginning in 2025. That sounds great! …

Tesla

Google making it possible to securely stop AI robots from causing harm

Worried about the robot apocalypse? Some may think it’s nothing to worry about, but it is true that a self-learning, intelligent machine will not be perfect. Even if they may not turn evil and want to take over the world, chances are there will be times when these AI agents make harmful decisions. …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft's Official Guide For A DIY, Raspberry Pi-Powered Magic Mirror With Face Detection

Smart mirrors have been all the rage this year, and it looks like Microsoft's getting into the game too. While Microsoft's mirror is teased as a …

Raspberry Pi

3tags.org is coming soon

Knocki Turns Any Flat Surface Into a User Interface

A Texas-based startup is living the dream thanks to a successful campaign on Kickstarter. The company is trying to manufacture a new consumer …

After the iPhone: Apple eyes Time Warner and TV for its next act

Apple wants to diversify beyond its signature product, and has considered buying the owner of HBO and Warner Bros movie studio – but that’s not all, folks<p>When you’re the biggest company in the world, with a lead product that is arguably the most successful consumer electronic product of all time, …

Time Warner

Design Inspiration: Data & Dashboard UI Design

The increasing popularity of wearable technology like the Apple Watch, and activity trackers, think Fitbit and UP by Jawbone, has us thinking about …

Data Visualization

Off-Grid & Self-Sufficient: ReGen Villages with Vertical Farms

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Presented at the 2016 Venice Architecture Bienalle, these new communities are designed to be …

The possibilities of 'invisible' wood - CNN Style

Written by By Stephy Chung, CNN<p>Wood has been the building block of some of the world's greatest architectural feats for thousands of years.<p>As architects and engineers look for more sustainable, green materials to build with -- new research has brought the material back into the limelight, in an …

Engineering

Principles of bot design

Despite plenty of excitement it’s still unclear how conversational UIs can be made to work in a practical sense.But opinionated design principles can …

Top 10 Mobile Design Articles for the Past Month

In this observation, we’ve compared nearly 1,000 mobile design articles posted and updated on the internet for the past month and sized down to Top …

Text Fields in Mobile App

Mobile devices have many challenges when it comes to UX design. One of the most obvious design challenges is dealing with the limited screen real …

UX Design

Stripe Dashboard

Stripe is well known for their level of interaction polish and attention to detail. It's clear to see the amount of labor and love that goes into …

Apple's latest SF store showcases chain's new design direction (pictures)

Google's Ambitious Project to Remake the Mobile Web

With widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets, more people are accessing websites than they ever. But that doesn’t mean that going online using …

Fabric-cast concrete is the construction method of the future, say designers

Designers Ron Culver and Joseph Sarafian have developed a method of casting concrete in Lycra stretched by robotic arms, which they believe could be …

Engineering

How to Maximize Content in a Minimalist UI Design

Minimalism is a popular style right now that’s as visually stunning as it is useful.The style decreases loading times and increases comprehension, …

Compact & Powerful: Great Examples of Floating Action Buttons in Interfaces

<b>Floating action button</b>, or abbreviated <b>FAB</b>, is a little enhancement that is a part of Google’s visual language. It is an elegant way of adding extra …