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John Maeda: If You Want to Survive in Design, You Better Learn to Code

Silicon Valley finally understands the essential role of design. Products look better than ever, interfaces feel intuitive, and companies are hiring …

6 essenzielle Fragen auf dem Weg zur eigenen Website

Die erste eigene Website steht an? Bist du sicher, dass du eine benötigst? Wenn ja, registrier dich nicht spontan bei der Web-Billigheimer GmbH für …

Deep Machine Learning libraries and frameworks

At the end of 2015, all eyes were on the year’s accomplishments, as well as forecasting technology trends of 2016 and beyond. One particular field …

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

UX Design

15 Web Design Tools to Try in 2016

If you are the owner of a business and website, or you are planning to be in the near future, there are various web design tools that you need to be …

UX Design

Flüchtlinge: Wer gehört zu uns und wer nicht? | ZEIT ONLINE

Wir zerbrechen uns den Kopf über die psychischen Folgen, die es für ein Kalb hat, wenn es zu früh von seiner Mutter getrennt wird, während wir …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

Eddie Izzard

10 web design trends that ruled 2015

Another practical trend popularized by the mobile movement, card layouts display a wealth of content in a clean, organized manner attuned to browsing. Each individual card contains all the relevant information a user needs to know, usually:<p>Enticing image<br>• Title<br>• Description (or relevant tags)<br>• Control …

HTML, CSS and JavaScript Frameworks - Incompetent Nonsense

<b>*WARNING* This article may contain strong language, hate-mongering and outright name-calling.</b> If you are a thin skinned wuss who wouldn't last five …

Google Begins Testing Password-Free Logins

Google confirmed this morning it’s now testing a new way to sign into your Google account without having to type in a password. Instead, those who have been invited to try this new method of logging in authenticate by responding to a notification sent to their smartphone. The idea is similar to …

Identity Theft

The Single Biggest Reason Most People Procrastinate In Life

For the most part of my life, I’ve been a habitual procrastinator. When I had my first summer job at age 16, I did everything to <i>not</i> work. I had an …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

Ancient Civilization

New web error code draws attention to internet censorship

The internet might be available worldwide, but varying legal systems in different countries often lead to sites being blocked or filtered for reasons that aren't always clear. A new internet error code aims to solve the lack of transparency associated with censorship and legal obstacles. If you're …

Internet

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us who appreciate a good visual aid. …

Time Management

Here’s What Developers Are Doing with Google’s AI Brain - MIT Technology Review

An artificial intelligence engine that Google uses in many of its products, and that it made freely available last month, is now being used by others …

Machine Learning

Microsoft: 2016 Will Be The Year Of AI

Microsoft researchers make their big tech predictions for 2016, and artificial intelligence takes center stage.<p>Microsoft recently asked 16 members of its technology and research organization to predict the big trends of 2016. There are some outliers–a researcher here who is really excited about …

Artificial Intelligence

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Medical Journals

Plötzlich Trendsetter

Lange wurde Microsofts Hardware belächelt. Jetzt stellt das Unternehmen mit dem Surface Book seinen ersten Laptop vor, macht Smartphones zu PCs und …

"Die Linke genießt ihre eigene Impotenz"

<b>Wie meinen Sie das?</b><p>Diese Linksliberalen wissen genau, dass ihre Forderung nicht durchsetzbar ist, und da es nie dazu kommen wird, dass alle Grenzen …

Warum ISIS ein anti-muslimisches Europa will

<i>Youssef Osman</i><i></i><b>Wer nach den Anschlägen in Paris "den Islam" verantwortlich macht oder den Terror mit den Flüchtlingen des syrischen Bürgerkriegs in</b> …

How to Fake Being More Confident When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Confidence can be an enviable quality. Being completely assured of yourself and your abilities gives you the courage to take risks and accomplish …

Self-help

Slack, the $2.8 billion startup that wants to kill email, really is reducing work email

Its work-communications app lets you send messages or files to coworkers and keeps everything on file, essentially doing a lot of the stuff emails did for intra-office communication. The company's been growing like crazy and investors have been throwing money at it, last giving it a $2.8 billion …

Startups

Unlock Brain Potential to Protect Against Decline

Our brain is probably the most neglected, abused and poorly understood organ of our entire body. While sports concussions and Alzheimer's awareness are at an all-time high, many of us fail to protect our brain from potentially reversible decline.<p>The No. 1 cause of cognitive decline is not the 13 …

The Brain

Detox Your Design: 8 UI Elements to Eliminate

Is your design starting to look old? Old and out-of-date user interface elements can make a site feel much more dated than it actually is.Here, we …

UI Design

A Tour of Machine Learning Algorithms

Machine Learning

Is Material Design killing the Web?

Material Design is the “it” phrase that many designers are talking about right now. The concept, which was developed by Google for Android devices …

What Happens In Your Brain During The Two Critical Stages Of Sleep

We shouldn’t wear lack of sleep like a badge of honor. Our brains are actually doing important work to make us more successful as we snooze.<p>The average person spends one-third, or 36%, of their lives sleeping. That means if you live to be 90, you spend about 32 years asleep.<p>“What that 32 years is …

Sleep