Rebecca Holmlund

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When nature says 'Enough!': the river that appeared overnight in Argentina

A new watercourse is playing havoc with farmland and roads and even threatening a city – but also highlights the potential cost of the country’s dependence on soya beans<p>This story is published with the support of The European Forest Institute, an international organization that conducts research …

Farmhouses

7 UX Deliverables: What will I be making as a UX designer?

What does a UX designer actually produce? Here, we will explore the concept of UX Deliverables, a term that describes the outputs of a UX design …

UX Design

How To Create Purposeful Content on a Budget with Core Content Models

<b>The struggle to create purposeful, quality content is real.</b> If the task doesn’t intimidate you, you’re probably not estimating it correctly.Before …

UX Design

Creating A UX Strategy

Creating A UX StrategyCreating A UX StrategyChristopher Murphy 2018-03-23T11:25:01+01:00 2018-04-09T11:06:41+00:00(<i>This is a sponsored article</i>.) As …

UX Design

A theory of user interfaces

Let's begin with what user interfaces <i>are</i>. <i>User interfaces are software and/or hardware that bridge the world of human action and computer action</i>. The …

UI Design

6 Best YouTube Channels for Quality Learning Online Courses / Material | The College Puzzle

BY MARTHA KARN<p>If you want to expand your knowledge and gain more skills, one of the best way to do it is by taking online courses. The only problem …

Stanford University

How to Build a Drip Irrigation System - DIY

Proper watering is one of the most important aspects of growing your own vegetables. On a recent trip to Virginia, I met Scott and Susan Hill of Hill …

Gardening

Amazing new biodegradable insulation only burns after one-hour of fire exposure

100 percent natural insulation from Chilean company Rootman is also resistant to flames, according to ArchDaily. Rootman’s product, Thermoroot, …

With its large urban farm, Frogtown wants to be St. Paul’s greenest St. Paul neighborhood

St. Paul’s Frogtown seeks to become the most sustainable and eco-friendly neighborhood in the city. The neighborhood already encompasses various …

Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator

Here’s a little challenge for you. How would you design a responsive interface for a custom car configurator? The customer should be able to adjust …

Web Design

How to build an experience map

BY <b>NIALL O’CONNOR</b><p>An <b>experience map</b> shows the journey a customer has while experiencing a product or service. It also shows what competitors and your …

UX Design

7 Games Every Leader Should Be Playing (Besides Chess)

The games aren't always serious, but the way they develop your brain and skills sure is.<p>Business requires all kinds of skills and abilities, but if you think mastering them requires hours of seminars, training, classes or a bunch of expensive technology, well, you missed the memo: Board and card …

Board Games

A Comprehensive Guide To User Experience Design

(This is a sponsored article.) Having undertaken initial user research and analyzed your research findings, the next phase of the design process is …

UX Design

Are You a Curator or a Dumper?

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p>Sponsored by Peergrade and Pear Deck<p><b>Suppose you know a lot about a certain topic.</b> For the sake of argument, let’s …

This climate change picture book can prepare your kids for the future

Instead of highlighting the bleak stuff, author Megan Herbert focuses on the solutions<p>Megan Herbert knows how hard it is to talk to children about climate change; she has a five-year-old son. “Some of those images and some of those ideas can really be too much for a kid to take onboard,” says …

Climate Change

The learning organization: an often-described, but seldom-observed phenomenon

What should a true learning organization look like?<p>W. Edwards Deming understood that systemic factors account for more organizational problems, and …

Strangest things: fossils reveal how fungus shaped life on Earth

Fossil fungi from over 400m years ago have altered our understanding of early life on land and climate change over deep time<p>Much of the weirdness depicted in the TV show Stranger Things is distinctly fungal. The massive organic underground network, the floating spores, and even the rotting pumpkin …

Biology

A Pernicious Myth: Basics Before Deeper Learning

In this post, Jal Mehta argues that there are ways to integrate the basics within arcs of deeper learning. Click the headline to read the full post. …

Pedagogy