Gary Proctor

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How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

Setting up an iPad for coding is my greatest feat as a computer user

A few months ago, I detailed my process for setting up a Pixelbook to code on. It wasn’t easy or simple or straightforward, but it worked in the end: I had all the power and flexibility of Linux, access to my favorite code editor (VS Code), and, of course, the slick web browsing experience that …

Linux

The Difference Between Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Here’s a 6-minute video from PiXimperfect that looks at the difference between the Levels and Curves functions in Photoshop. While the two may seem …

These 6 things will *actually* make you happy, according to science

What’s the one thing you’re pining for in your life that would make you happier if only it would happen? A new job? Romance? More Instagram followers?<p>…

Happiness

WikiLeaks thanks US government for blocking credit card donations

Founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange has taken to Twitter to publicly thank the US government for denying access to credit card and banking systems in …

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Snow White

Language-learning apps that you need now

Going on an overseas trip soon? Need to familiarize yourself with a local language?<p>Up your linguistic game with a language-learning app.<p>Say goodbye …

Language Learning

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems

Teenagers develop app to scrutinise election candidates

Are your election candidates up to scratch on community issues? Whose opinions really chime with your own? And are ingrained allegiances clouding your judgement? Two teenagers have developed an app to help you find the answers.<p>Offering the digital-savvy a way to scrutinise those braying for their …

Hillary Clinton