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UX & Psychology go hand in hand— How Gestalt theory appears in UX design

In the age of AI and “Human Centered Machine Learning”, it’s essential that we understand the needs and behaviour of our users. This is doubly true …

UX Design

5 Startups Changing How Americans Buy Their First Home

The antiquated mortgage process is getting a digital upgrade.<p>House-hunting starts online these days, with a visit to Google or Zillow. That initial search might lead to a FaceTime “open house” or uncover a 3D house tour. But put in an offer, and the process quickly turns analog. The hunt has gone …

Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World

Could Quantum Consciousness Exist?<p>Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know …

The Complexity of Simplicity in Web Design

The experience of a simple and brilliant web design is seamless. Users easily move from one piece of content to the next with confidence and comfort. …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

How to Apply a Design Thinking, HCD, UX or any Creative Process From Scratch

This post is by Dan Nessler, User Experience Director, Hinderling Volkart,The post How to Apply a Design Thinking, HCD, UX or any Creative Process …

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it | Tim Berners-Lee

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Tim Berners Lee

8 Free Resources For Learning Web Design and How to Code

Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just starting to test the waters, it’s always helpful to review and practice your skills. Adding new expertise …

Web Design

What is Influence 2.0 and why is it important in the future of CX?

Before social media, before modern digital marketing and before DCX and digital transformation, I spent much of the late 90s and early 2000s studying …

Public Relations

7 Important Digital Skills All Marketers Should Master In 2017

Marketing isn’t what it was 10 years ago (or even 5), with all the advancements of technology and data the past few years have brought. According to HubSpot, half of all new marketing hires will require technical skills. Here are some that will probably be on that list of job requirements.<p><b>1.</b> …

Marketing

6 web design trends worth knowing for 2017

From hidden navigation and pop-out menus, to wearables and split screen, these are the web design trends we expect to shape 2017.<p>WTF is …

UI Design

How to Create Video Content Without Being on Camera

Try something new in 2017 and add video content to your marketing strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Try something new in 2017 and add video content to your marketing strategy. As an entrepreneur, you are always looking for a way to get ahead of the competition. …

Videography

Facebook targets Google’s key strength: shopper intent

Facebook today expanded the scope of its dynamic ads to shift them from a remarketing tool to one that retailers can use to find new customers.

eCommerce

Why people are cutting brand logos off their clothing

There was a time between the 1990s and mid-2000s when dressing head-to-toe in designer clothing emblazoned with logos was a sign of wealth and …

A new brain study sheds light on why it can be so hard to change someone's political beliefs

Why we react to inconvenient truths as if they were personal insults.<p>Albert Einstein was one of the most important physicists of all time. His scientific predictions have withstood 100 years of scientific challenges. His thinking fundamentally changed the way we understand the universe. Yet people …

5 steps to planning a successful website

The clock reads 1:30am and you just want to go to bed. You’re working from home, sitting at your computer, drawing shapes, editing filters and …

UX Design

The Journy app promises to plan your dream trip for $15 a day

You surprised your significant other with a weekend trip right after the holidays.<p>Just the two of you in a beautiful boutique hotel, surrounded by …

Millennials want these 7 things in a store’s design

New research reveals elements of a store’s physical design that catch the attention of millennial shoppers, who represent $200 billion in annual …

Progressive Web AMPs

If you’ve been following the web development community these last few months, chances are you’ve read about progressive web apps (PWAs). It’s an …

Web Development

Build a small, trendy home the Kubu way!

With pre-fabricated and modular homes becoming increasingly popular in the modern world, here is a refreshing cube design in pre-fabricated houses …

Faceted Classification

8 Tools for Visual Designers and Why You Should Be Using Them

Visual designers have a tough job. They frequently have to take written information and transform it into an aesthetically pleasing image, …

This Encrypted Email Service Is Offering a Limited Number of ‘Lifetime’ Accounts

ProtonMail, the encrypted email service that has previously touted itself as “NSA-proof,” has made a limited number of lifetime subscriptions …

12 timeless UI patterns analyzed

Cards allow sites to present a heavy dose of content in a digestible manner. As we explain in our Web Design Book of Trends 2015–2015, cards are popping out everywhere lately, and this pattern’s success is directly related to its usefulness.<p>Cards act as containers for clickable information: …

How to Bring Your Boring Website to Life

As technology continues to advance and more companies become competent at using it to market their product or services, it becomes more critical to have a website that really performs. Consumers are not only looking to company websites for information, but utilizing online sites to schedule …

Web Design

These Instagram Success Stories Might Just Prove That Traditional Marketing Is Dead

Is traditional marketing dead? As the web expands its ever-encompassing tentacles, and as long-standing mediums such as radio, television and print begin to fizzle out, while technologies such as social media and streaming video take their place, there’s an undeniable new reality setting in that’s …

Social Media

Trade turmoil: $1.3 trillion at stake in Brexit breakup

Get ready for some major divorce drama.<p>Britain is preparing to split from the European Union, a separation that will affect U.K. trade around the world.<p>As it stands, the U.K. exports and imports goods and services worth just over £1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) a year. So there's clearly a lot at stake.<p>…

The Era of Programmatic Creative

<b>Engaging consumers in the era of programmatic creative relies on data and automated technology. In this piece, Jamie Evans-Parker, CEO and founder of</b> …

AdTech

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

Why agile marketing must be about more than social media

Certainly real-time engagement with your customers can get you noticed. Oreo Cookies, for example, is famous for its ‘dunk in the dark’ tweet during …