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NASA finds easy-to-access water all over Mars

NASA and private companies like SpaceX are busy planning Mars missions, but only have a vague idea of how they're going to find critical water supplies. Now, using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), researchers have discovered abundant, easy-to-access H20. A survey found no less than eight …

Planets

Audi TT Brochure Hack

Pixel 2 and Daydream View: new experiences in AR and VR

Pixel 2

The Future Of News And Publishing

The playing field is starting to level between the most-savvy traditional publishers and top digital native publishers.<p>Established print publishers Forbes, Hearst Digital Media, Conde Nast Digital, and the Washington Post posted impressive double digit audience growth while once hyper-growth …

Digital Media

Website Forms Usability: Top 10 Recommendations

<b>Summary:</b> Follow these well-established — but frequently ignored — UX design guidelines to ensure users can successfully complete your website …

User Flows in Sketch — Step by Step Guide to Create Them Quickly?

User Flows in Sketch — Step by Step Guide to Create Them Quickly?<p>Sketch is a powerful tool to create digital products. You may be surprised but it is …

UX Design

Alexa is eating Siri's lunch at CES 2018, and HomePod isn't going to make a difference

Apple never really participates in CES, but there was a time when Apple would dominate the show without showing up. Not too long ago, booths would be …

Automation

The First Google Home With a Screen Already Offers More Privacy Than Amazon's Echo Show

Amazon may have been first to offer a smart home display with the Echo Show, but Google just beat its rival in one key category: privacy.<p>Working with …

Google

Voice assistant integration is the top smart-home trend at CES

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>Companies throughout the tech space are introducing devices and announcing new partnerships at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las …

Automation

The history of eBooks - The Download

In the 1400s, a man named Johannes Gutenberg, a resident of the German city of Mainz, invented a machine to quickly reproduce written materials, …

Kindle

Aquarelo: A Beautifully-Designed Mac Color Utility

There are a seemingly endless number of ways to represent colors. Whether you’re a professional designer or developer, or someone who just wants to update a website template, you’ve undoubtedly come across several. The trouble with so many different formats is that it guarantees that at some point, …

Mac App Store

GE’s latest kitchen appliance is a 27-inch tablet

It’s been a while since the kitchen landscape changed. There’s the fridge, the stove, the microwave, and maybe a number of smaller gadgets to accompany them. But now, GE Appliances has a new idea: it wants to add in a huge, 27-inch touchscreen tablet that’ll sit right above the stove.<p>GE is calling …

Tablets

Bill Gates: Why I Decided To Edit an Issue of TIME

Reading the news today does not exactly leave you feeling optimistic. Hurricanes in the Americas. Horrific mass shootings. Global tensions over …

Bill Gates

CES 2018 Live

LG PRESS CONFERENCE, LIVE FROM CES 2018<p>Jan. 8, 2018, 08:00-08:45 AM (PST) / Jan. 9, 2018, 01:00-01:45 AM (KST)

CES

20 Free Magazine Mockup PSDs to Use in Your Future Designs

Are you looking for some realistic mock ups for your printed products? Here we put together awesome <b>free magazine mockup PSDs</b> that will definitely …

Mockups

Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human

See if you hear a difference between Tacotron 2 and human speech.<p>Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an …

Artificial Intelligence

The gamechanging Caavo universal remote that uses machine vision will ship on Februrary 14th

And more funding means new products in the future<p>Caavo, the exciting machine vision-powered universal TV control system, is finally getting a very delayed ship date, after being first promised in June: the first 5,000 units will arrive February 14th, priced at $399. And the company has raised …

Automation

Data Mining Reveals the Way Humans Evaluate Each Other - MIT Technology Review

The way we evaluate the performance of other humans is one of the bigger mysteries of cognitive psychology. This process occurs continuously as we …

Roomba to Rule the Smart Home - MIT Technology Review

Smart homes are one of those technology ideas that never seem to catch on, despite the efforts of technology heavyweights like Amazon and Google …

Automation

Starting out in UX: What it actually means, when you say that you’ll do UX for a living

What I learned from doing UX work for a media network, and then transitioning into UX for consumer brands.<p><i>Note: This is an updated post, dated June</i> …

UX Design

UX Knowledge Base Sketch

Before you can master design, you must first master the fundamentals

Finally, learn how to pair fonts together. A great resource for this is FontWolf and FontPair. Being able to pair fonts together will dramatically …

Digital Design

Understanding the differences between customer experience and user experience

<i>Do you know the differences between CX and UX? If not, it could be damaging the way you do business.</i><p>There’s a lot of confusion when people and …

Customer Experience

Infographic: What is Augmented Reality?

Augmented Reality is everywhere. Everyday, we read about it in the news. And even though Virtual Reality initially seemed to be a big deal—to have …

Augmented Reality

Design Systems – What You Should Do Just Before Building Yours

How to really start your UI Design Project – step by step guide.<p><b>Confucius said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.</b> Building …

7 Projects You Should Include In Your First UX Portfolio

As an aspiring UX designer, your portfolio is the most important asset you have in your job hunt. A well-researched, focused, and comprehensive …

6 Steps in A Common UX Design Process

Editor’s note:<p>It has been more than one year since I first published this article on medium. I realized there are so many people found my article on …

Primer on Types of 360° Video for VR

Build Experiences not Features, part 1 of 2

Connecting Design Thinking to Agile Sprints with User Story Mapping<p>By Corrie Kwan, Eric Morrow, and John Murray | Hybrid Cloud Design @ IBM<p><i>Note: This</i> …