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CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

This App Is Like A Mind-Reading Robot That Helps You Avoid Conflict

Design firm Altitude created a conceptual app that uses emotion-detecting software to help keep users calm and collected.<p>Many smartphone apps distract us from our feelings–it’s hard to get in touch with crushing sadness while crushing candy. But what if there were an app that made users more aware …

The Case Against Paying Designers By The Hour

Creativity doesn’t start when you punch a clock. Here’s a better way to charge for design work.<p>Someone, somewhere, at some time decided that the value of design directly correlates to the time spent solving a client’s problem. Today, most design firms use an hourly rate to determine creative …

Timeline Changes For Facebook and Twitter in 2015

Share<p>Hootsuite’s news summary series, Social Update, is all about bringing social media professionals like yourself up to date with all the latest …

Customer Service Begins and Ends in Social Media

The last decade has delivered a lot of evidence that the customer experience begins and ends in social media. The digital experience tends to …

Many colleges turn to social media to help screen applicants

(WHNT) - College application deadlines are approaching, and students are working on more than just their application essay.<p>They're turning to social …

Parenting News, View and Advice, from Pregnancy to Teens | HuffPost UK

Alexandra Johnson freelance writer loving health, nutrition, food and startups<p>Sarah Hagger-Holt Writer, campaigner and parent. Co-author of LGBT …

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …

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Apple Releases Its Most Important Typeface In 20 Years

Yesterday, Apple released a new bundle of developer tools called WatchKit to help make third-party Apple Watch apps a reality. But for type lovers, WatchKit contained a nice little surprise: a folder containing 23 different variations of the Apple Watch system font, the first one Apple has designed …

Twitter copies Facebook, major changes coming soon

Looks like Twitter is growing up. It’s no longer the young up-start, nor the adolescent trying to find itself and earn a living. It’s now the adult …

These 3D drawings will make you think they’re flying off the page

More Power To Heat

The cozy heat emitting from your laptop can be put to better use with concepts like the Piece Battery. Based on the idea of absorbing heat energy …

21 of the Best Typefaces From October 2014

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of Type Release.</i><p>Did October bring us all kinds of festive, spooky typefaces? We’ll find out in this month’s roundup of our favorites from last month.<p>Texta is a contemporary, rational, transparent and …

Letterpress Printers Are Running Out Of @ Symbols And Hashtags

Thanks, Internet!<p>Before the Internet, the @ and # symbols were relatively obscure. Unless you were an accountant or a bookkeeper, you simply never used them. On the typewriter, they were largely ignored, and in a typesetter’s tray, the @ and # symbols were usually among the most virgin and pristine …

The 10 foods you should eat every day

3) Probiotic yoghurt<p>Probiotics, found in a number of yoghurts are the micro-organisms naturally found in the human digestive tract that improve the …

7 Crucial Web Design Trends For 2015

Looking back at 2014, we can see some spectacular trends emerging in the web design landscape: code-free design platforms, parallax effects, …

Why Facebook Forced Users To Download A Separate Messenger App

To promote transparency within the company, chief executive and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg participated in Facebook’s first ever town hall question-and-answer session recently. There were questions about Facebook Messenger, <i>The Social Network</i> movie and Mark Zuckerberg’s fashion choices. The most …

Christian Boer designs typeface for readers with dyslexia

<b>Istanbul Design Biennial 2014:</b> a typeface created specifically for dyslexic people by Dutch designer Christian Boer is on show at this year's …

Can A New Web App Help Solve The “What Movie Should We Watch” Conundrum?

Movieo’s simple interface hopes to help the cinematically challenged.<p>Movieo, a new web app created by European programmers, is attempting to solve a classic date night (or any night) problem: what movie should we watch?<p>As streaming services proliferate and fewer people have cable TV, deciding what …

KOBO Candles + Lotta Jansdotter for Kikkerland

by Laura Feinstein<p>As the daylight hours shrink and we inch ever closer to the festive holiday season, what better way to celebrate the impending winter solstice than with a few (expertly packaged) Nordic candles? Swedish designer Lotta Jansdotter recently teamed up with NY-based artisanal soy …

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The Biggest Security Concerns with Social Media

Even the most effective and useful tools can present dangers for your company. Take social media, for example. Businesses can now connect with and …

Facebook Messenger mobile apps surpass 500 million monthly users

Facebook announced this morning that over 500 million people are now using its Messenger app per month. The impressive milestone comes just days after Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg explained why Facebook Messenger was turned into a standalone app for iOS and Android, a move it made in …

Microsoft Wants To Mine Data Like A Social Network

Microsoft — a company most associated with Word documents and Excel spreadsheets — is getting a makeover.<p>Under new leadership, the software developer is analyzing vast troves of data about its users to create social tools for the workplace. They've got the goods — just think of all those Office …

Google's Chromebooks Have Officially Taken Over The Education Market

The search giant's low-cost laptops were the best-selling devices in the K-12 market last quarter.<p>For the first time, Google Chromebooks were the best-selling device in the education market this quarter, beating out Apple's iPad in the K-12 sphere, according to data from market research firm …

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Here's How Mark Zuckerberg Poached PayPal's President To Run Facebook Messenger

But that's exactly what Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg gave David Marcus — then PayPal's CEO — when he invited him over for dinner last May, according to Wired's Jessi Hempel.<p>Zuckerberg was looking for someone to lead Facebook Messenger — and its team of less than 100 — which had already lost …

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People Dare to Imagine That Banksy, Like God, Is a Woman

Is it possible that Banksy is a woman? While it sounds like one of those questions you ask the first time you get stoned (“Dude, maybe <i>God</i> is a …

Google Genomics is a cloud service just for DNA data

Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch: Have genomes? Store them with us.<p>The search giant's first product for the DNA age …

Christian Boer’s Dyslexie is a typeface for people with dyslexia.

Dutch designer Christian Boer created a dyslexic-friendly font to make reading easier for people with dyslexia, like himself.<p>“Traditional fonts are …