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How to leave Facebook and Twitter while staying social

Facebook tracks your every move and sells the information to people who try to fix elections. Twitter is destroying the fabric of democracy, and doesn’t care. And even if you leave Facebook, it owns Instagram and WhatsApp, two of the biggest social networks outside of itself and Twitter. And now …

Social Media

I’ve applied for many jobs without getting a single interview. What am I doing wrong?

My guess is you’re making the same mistake most people do: you’re making your resume about you instead of about the reader!<p>Shock is the reaction I …

Employment

The Future of Augmented Reality Is "Virtual Wearables"

Control a phone without looking at it.<p>Many people became familiar with augmented reality when Pokémon GO hit smartphones in 2016. Now, one company …

Augmented Reality

How Clark Valberg Accidentally Discovered The Weakness In Adobe’s Empire

The InVision founder’s goal is nothing short of creating the only tool you need as a UX designer–and the only software you need to share your designs with thousands of coworkers.<p>If you work in design, or work with designers, you’ve almost certainly used InVision, which has become a standard way to …

UX Design

How to buy a high-end camera in 2018

When photography or filmmaking becomes a consuming passion or a career rather than a hobby, you might look longingly at fancier equipment. Luckily, "enthusiast" cameras have edged so close to professional gear that there's no need to spend $4,000-plus for models like the Sony A9, Canon EOS 1DX Mark …

Cameras

How Evolutionary Biology Explains Smartphone Addiction

Social media companies play on biology and psychology to enslave us. But we have the tools to defeat them, write the authors of a new paper on the subject.<p>Do you feel like you’re addicted to Facebook? You’re just being human.<p>That’s according to a new research paper that argues for a new way of …

Psychology

Apple iPhone X Live Wallpapers - Illustrator Tutorial

The iPhone X, the most anticipated phone that Apple has ever built since the iPhone 4 (in my opinion). If you go beyond the actual phone, one thing I …

This Is The World’s First Graphical AI Interface

Designed by Argodesign and CognitiveScale, Cortex offers a glimpse at the future of accessible AI design tools.<p>Machine learning and artificial intelligence are so difficult to understand, only a few very smart computer scientists know how to build them. But the designers of a new tool have a big …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Laws Of UX, Illustrated

A handy guide for remembering Fitts’s Law, Jakob’s Law, and more.<p>Good design tends to follow general principles that give designers overarching guidelines to work within. But for user experience and interface designers, there are also laws that govern the nitty-gritty. For instance, it’s helpful to …

UX Design

Digital Art & Illustration: NEOMANCER by Kirill Maksimchuk

Let's share the vibrant 3D work of digital artist Kirill Maksimchuk. Based in Kaliningrad, Russian Federation, we are taking a look at his latest …

Digital Art

This Is The Best Design Job Listing We’ve Ever Seen

How do you coax quality graphic designers to apply for a job listing? The City of Los Angeles has a new strategy: Create a truly heinous poster advertising for the job. Any graphic designer worth their salt will undoubtedly feel moved to apply–if only to prevent the city from using Comic Sans <i>ever</i> …

Graphic Design

Revolut launches geolocation-powered travel insurance

Fintech startup Revolut is launching international medical and dental insurance. You can subscribe using the company’s app for £1 per day or more depending on the options.<p>But the best part is that you can set it up and forget about it as Revolut uses your device’s location data to automatically …

Physiology

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity