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Web Design Trends to Try in 2018

You're reading Web Design Trends to Try in 2018, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

Web Design

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every day, I don't know exactly what my team is going to do. I don't know what my clients are …

Neuroscience

10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks

You're reading 10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Handy

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

UX Design

Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

Two decades ago, the US intelligence community worked closely with Silicon Valley in an effort to track citizens in cyberspace. And Google is at the heart of that origin story. Some of the research that led to Google’s ambitious creation was funded and coordinated by a research group established by …

Meet the man behind the most important tool in data science

Wes McKinney hates the idea of researchers wasting their time. “Scientists unnecessarily dealing with the drudgery of simple data manipulation tasks makes me feel terrible,” he says.<p>Perhaps more than any other person, McKinney has helped fix that problem. McKinney is the developer of “Pandas”, one …

Data Science

What if Consciousness is Not What Drives the Human Mind?

Researchers provide new insight into human consciousness, reporting we don't consciously choose our feelings or thoughts; we simply become aware of …

Consciousness

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.<p>Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught — a major step towards the rise of machines that achieve …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Tips On Typography in Web Design

Communication plays a vital role in design —it’s essential to establish a clear connection between the website and user and to help your users …

Visual Design

Amazon launches new training and certification portal to lure talent to AWS

As cloud services continue to pick up steam, Amazon wants to make sure there is no shortage of talent to maintain your cloud computing operations and take care of your AWS needs.<p>Yesterday, the e-commerce giant announced it is launching its own dedicated training and certification portal to offer …

With the Talent Crunch Worsening, Start Hiring For These 5 Tech Skills Today

Is Silicon Valley’s talent shortage getting worse?<p>It sure looks like it from here. Already, 86 percent of surveyed recruiters and hiring managers say they struggle to find and hire technical talent. Now, there’s an exodus underway, fueled by unaffordable housing costs. Half of the area’s mid-career …

Silicon Valley

20 Tools To Help You Create Beautiful Color Palettes

Colors not only reflect your ideas, virtues and add a great visual effect but highly influence human emotions and behavior. However, choosing the right color palette for your project, website or business can be a difficult task.<p>Lucky for you, today I’m sharing a list of 20 tools to help you create …

Graphics

10 lessons from Tim Ferriss that took him a decade to learn

It inspired me to start a business that gives me the time, mobility, and income that I want — instead of being trapped in a 9 to 5.<p>It's the book I most highly recommend because of how it's changed my life and the lives of just about everyone who reads it.<p>I had the opportunity to attend an exclusive …

Self-improvement

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

‘I don’t know who I am without it’: the truth about long-term antidepressant use

Prescriptions have doubled in a decade, but very little is known about the effect of taking SSRIs for years and years. Is it a lifesaver or a happiness trap?<p>Tell us about your experiences<p>Sarah never planned to take antidepressants for 14 years. Three years after she began taking them, when she was …

Depression

UI/UX Design Glossary. Navigation Elements.

One of the basic features of product usability is thoughtfully created navigation. It doesn’t matter if the visual performance is creative, stylish, …

UI Design

6 Deadlift Variations Your Butt Will Thank You For

The deadlift is one of the best full-body exercises you can do. Many trainers would argue it's THE best, because it's the perfect example of a …

Workouts

Serverless: How We Bootstrapped Our Startup by Skipping Half the Work

There are advantages to to running your server code "in the cloud."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my task management app Moo.do with my co-founder, Grant Watters, our goals seemed too ambitious for the two of us alone. In order to make everything work, …

Apps

7 Profound Life Lessons From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Soothe Your Soul

It can be difficult to find peace and happiness sometimes. We spend so much time distracting ourselves from the present moment that we forget to …

8-Minute Tabata Workout You Can Do Anywhere

This quick, two-exercise routine will help you get in an effective workout even if you're pressed for time.<p>"You can do anything for 20 seconds." You …

Exercise

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Today's Workout 45: The dumbbell-only circuit for serious muscle growth

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Two dumbbells. Five exercises. Serious muscle growth.<p>Incorporate this straightforward mass-building circuit …

Workouts

Build a Better Startup Team | Inc.com

Even in the biggest, most stable corporations, putting together a small team can be a perilous process fraught with personality clashes, hierarchical imbalances, and conflicting visions.<p>But in a startup, the challenge of assembling a solid team -- and then keeping its members inspired and focused …

Leadership

7 scary things that happen to your body when you slouch

We all know how important posture is for our health (not to mention how much better you look when you stand up nice and straight). Yet we all slouch …

15 yoga poses to heal your whole body

It can help heal your mind, physical injuries, and improve strength throughout your body, so it’s no surprise that yoga is one of the most powerful forms of exercise and mindfulness.<p>To better your whole body, try out these 15 healing yoga poses from Quentin Vennie’s upcoming memoir, “Strong in the …

Yoga

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code

Introduction<p>Learning to code has slowly become a valuable asset. Regardless of your profession, understanding coding and technology is a valuable …

Computer Science

Low-dose aspirin can reduce risk of death from cancer, research says

<b>(CNN) —</b> An aspirin a day may keep the doctor away. It may also reduce your chances of dying from cancer, according to a study on long-term regular aspirin use and different kinds of cancer.<p>Yin Cao, an instructor in the Medicine, Clinical and Translational Epidemiology Unit at Massachusetts General …

Biomedicine