José Ferreira

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This portable MIDI controller is like having a music studio in your pocket

<i>Ask Audio</i> calls the Minim mobile music maker an “engineering masterpiece,” and it’s easy to see why.<p>For all the music lovers and dreamers, this …

12 Things Healthy Morning People Do Every Day

They move, they hydrate, they conquer.<p>As someone who breaks a sweat before work nearly every single day, I'm often asked, "How do you do it?"<p>"The key to making it work is to have a strategy, ritual, and reward system," says Adam Rosante, a CosmoBody trainer who wakes up to work out at 6 a.m. He's …

Free Design Resources: PSD Templates, Icons and more

From time to time we search for some sweet design resources for you. It's always great to keep our resource libraries up to date, so here are some …

Reebok is releasing Sigourney Weaver’s alien-stomping high tops from ‘Aliens’

The perfect sneakers for stomping aliens are coming to market.<p>Reebok is going to release the boot-like high tops that Ellen Ripley (played by Sigourney Weaver) wore as she ran around a desolate deep-space moon base, mercilessly battling extraterrestrial life in the 1986 sci-fi classic <i>Aliens.</i> The …

Shoes

Why Fonts Matter To Your Brand

Advertise here with BSA<br>Without realizing it, we’re constantly being bombarded by advertising. Shop fronts, billboards, magazines and online ads are …

UI/UX Design Glossary. Steps to Usability

Practice shows that structured data is a great way to work optimization and that is one of the reasons why old good stuff like phone directories, …

UI Design

Customer Experience Is the Future of Design

There was a time when businesses could depend solely on the quality of their products to bring in new business. Success came from a company’s sole …

Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job

The Uber model just doesn’t work for other industries. The price points always fail — and that’s a good thing<p>The New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo recently wrote an oddly lamenting piece about how “the Uber model, it turns out, doesn’t translate.” Manjoo describes how so many of the “Uber-of-X” …

Tesla's plan to share its tech is bold, exciting, and a sign of weakness

Big bets are nothing new for CEO Elon Musk<p>"This is actually good for Tesla and EV industry, that’s really important to appreciate, and I really do believe that," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on a call today. He’d just done something a little off-kilter: told his competitors to use his technology …

‘Rich Dad’ author says the 2016 market collapse he foresaw in 2002 is coming

Fourteen years ago, the author of a series of popular personal-finance books predicted that 2016 would bring about the worst market crash in history, …

Stock Markets

This app wants to do for journalism what Apple did for music with iTunes

Remember CDs? We used to buy entire albums of music on them, before they became coasters. Then Apple jammed 1,000 songs into our pockets, and blew up the concept of buying whole albums or paying for physical media.<p>Now a startup from the Netherlands wants to do the same thing for news.<p>Blendle …

Apps

How Agencies Are Fighting Back Against Talent Raids by Tech Firms and Marketers

Never in her wildest dreams did Helen Pak think she would leave the advertising industry to do creative work for a technology company. Then, three …

Advertising Industry

Popular High Definition Web Design Tactics for 2016

Advertise here with BSA<br>Sure, there’s some time left before high definition becomes universal, but looking at the statistics, it’s not that far off.As …

Here's what Jony Ive looks for when hiring Apple designers

When asked what he looks for when hiring young designers, Ive replied:<p>Well there was a time the process would normally be someone would submit a portfolio of work, and that would be reviewed, and we would look very specifically what they did, their designs.<p>But I've always been more interested in …

65 Top Tips to Sharpen Your Time-Management Skills

One of the most important keys to personal and professional success lies in how you spend your time. Here are 65 of the best ways to manage it.<p>Every day, each of us has 24 hours to spend. Some of us make better use of that resource than others. Learning to manage time and spend it wisely is among …

Time Management

Should You Learn Python, C, or Ruby to Be a Top Coder? (Infographic)

See which coding language you should learn first.<p>Top coders have near limitless prospects when it comes to employment, or even opportunities to succeed in their own startups. In fact, learning to code is fast becoming a necessary life skill, with millions each year taking online and in-person …

Programming

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

This new carrier puts two phone numbers on your iPhone

Mast Mobile makes juggling a personal and professional line much easier<p>If you've ever tried to juggle two phone numbers, say a personal line and a professional line, you know how difficult and clumsy it can be. You could carry two phones around, one for your work line and one for your personal …

Why Apple should be scared of Facebook's and Google's messaging apps

Companies like Facebook, Google, Atlassian, and Slack are expanding their messaging apps beyond merely sending text, video, and audio and into something a little bit more like an operating system.<p>On Tuesday, for example, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google is working on a new chat app that …