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Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Should Designers Code?

<b>No, Part One.</b><p>There’s a recurring debate in our industry over whether or not designers should write code. Some developer will pose the question on …

A Short History of Computer User Interface Design

Whether it’s a laptop or a smartphone, every piece of hardware has a user interface (UI) design that tries to contribute to a great user experience. …

How to get conversational UI right

With the rise of AI, voice, and more generally language-driven technologies — like chatbots, Siri, and Amazon Echo — conversational user interfaces (CUI) have a chance of becoming the next major technology platform after mobile.<p>The field of conversational UI holds a lot of promise in terms of how …

Chatbots

Biggest Logo Redesigns Of 2017 Thus Far And How Designers Responded To Them

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Images via various sources: HuffPost, Mozilla, Aldi<p><b>The first half of this year</b> has seen its fair share of logo …

When it comes to online security, being paranoid is no longer enough

You just wanted to see the photos your friend shared. Or buy a pair of shoes. Or read that story.<p>Now your email account's been hacked, your credit …

Drones and AI combine to combat poaching in southern Africa

Drones have the potential to play a big role in protecting endangered species, with a number of trials being conducted to investigate how small …

How the CISO moved from the basement to the boardroom

A growing threat landscape has changed the role of the chief information security officer in the past decade. Here's why this position and its …

What you need to know in advertising today

But there was something missing among the round of TV upfront presentations, during which networks try and sell advertisers on their new crop of upcoming shows: lots of projects spun out of digital media companies.<p><b>To read more on why digital media companies are making slow progress when it comes to</b> …

Google’s 3 Secrets To Designing Perfect Conversations

First of all, try to be human.<p>We’ve all been frustrated when talking to a computer. Maybe it can’t understand what you’re saying. Maybe it hears you, but doesn’t understand what you mean. Or maybe it’s just a tedious chat with a cloying personality with whom you’d never choose to associate in real …

Forget Computers. Design Is the New King of Tech

<i>Video by Emilie Martel</i><p>The title of Chief Design Officer (CDO) is fairly new. In fact, six years ago, it didn’t even exist at all.<p>“Engineering and …

(Un)Becoming Human: Tech-Augmented Human Workers Have Arrived

Industrial Revolution 4.0<p>The Fourth Industrial Revolution has arrived. The first was the steam engine-driven Industrial Revolution; the second …

8 Ways to Get a Difficult Conversation Back on Track

Despite our best intentions, conversations can frequently veer into difficult territory, producing frustration, resentment, and wasted time and effort. Take David, one of my coaching clients. Recently appointed to a business school leadership role, he was eager to advance his strategic agenda. …

Your Camera Wants to Kill the Keyboard

Snapchat knew it from the start, but in recent months Google and Facebook have all but confirmed it: The keyboard, slowly but surely, is fading into …

How Can You Spot Great Leaders? This Is How They Manage Younger and Older Workers (Note the Difference) | Inc.com

Successful leaders recognize early on that certain challenges will emerge. How you choose to deal with each generational employee in the same office will have a critical effect on your relationship with your team.<p>The challenge is having the self-awareness (a component of emotional intelligence) to …

Leadership

The Logo Design Trends To Note, According To Adobe Creative Cloud Team

<b>Design is dynamic</b> and constantly evolving. It incorporates new trends and styles all the time. Adobe has analyzed logo design trends that you might …

Deutsche Bank Is First Bank Busted for Breaking Volcker Rule

Deutsche Bank AG was hit with the Federal Reserve’s first major fine for failing to ensure traders abide by the Volcker Rule’s ban on risky market …

Deutsche Bank

New documentary on the history of graphic design and technology

The long-awaited documentary <i>Graphic Means</i> just premiered at the ByDesign film festival, describing a half-century of world-changing analog-to-digital …

The upstart trying to displace Heinz ketchup just got bought by one of the world’s biggest food companies

A ketchup war is brewing, and the stakes just got higher.<p>Unilever today announced a deal to acquire New York-based condiments upstart Sir Kensington’s. Bloomberg reported the deal was for around $140 million.<p>“Ultimately, it allows us a much bigger platform,” Sir Kensington’s co-founder Scott Norton …

Selling

9 Ways to Be Indispensable That Never Appear on Performance Appraisals | Inc.com

Nearly every performance appraisal evaluates qualities like teamwork, attention to detail, dependability, creativity, leadership -- those skills and attributes are basically a given. Every solid employee possesses those important -- and relatively easy to define -- qualities.<p>In fact, some employees …

Self-improvement

How AI in cars will affect the environment

Tech advancements have been making life easier for years now — especially on the road. From apps that save driving time to smart streets that track available parking, computer programs are helping streamline transit like never before. And now, thanks to ongoing developments in machine learning, …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence could build new drugs faster than any human team

Artificial intelligence algorithms are being taught to generate art, human voices, and even fiction stories all on their own—why not give them a shot at building new ways to treat disease?<p>Atomwise, a San Francisco-based startup and Y Combinator alum, has built a system it calls AtomNet (pdf), which …

Artificial Intelligence

How to tackle design debt

Most projects have design debt. Like technical debt, design debt is the natural decay that accrues as a project matures—new features are added, old …

The 15-minute weekly habit that eased my work anxiety—and made my boss trust me more

I once had a boss who would send me a series of two-word emails throughout the day, each one bearing the same message: “Call me.” Each time I received one of these emails, the hairs on the back of my neck would stiffen and my stomach would churn violently. This reaction made no sense—I was reliable …

Time I

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

UX Design

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in.<p>As the CEO and founder of an interactive content marketing platform that provides …

The Design Advantage: How To Make Your Business Stand Out In Today's Market

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>In one of his lectures in 1973, Thomas Watson Jr. said to Wharton students: "Good design is a good business idea.” It seemed far-fetched and almost …

10 Inspirational TED Talks for Web Designers

That’s why Justinmind has rounded up these 10 TED talks for web designers – from unorthodox interface advice to web trends and wearables, You’ll be …

Web Design