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How to Create GDPR Compliant Forms in WordPress

Do you want to create GDPR compliant forms in WordPress? European Union’s new GDPR law requires explicit user consent to store personal information, …

Personal Information

20 Fabulous Wall Decor DIYs That You'll Want for Your Home

Do you have that empty wall space and you just don’t know what to do with it – how to occupy it properly? The default go-to option is always to hang …

Top 3 Tips for Improving Your Hand Lettering

Kiley in Kentucky is sharing the three tips she wishes she had received when she began hand-lettering! These are 3 simple ideas that can change your …

427 Genius Ways To Make Everything You Own Look More Expensive

As my mother always said: "Fake it 'til you make it."

Google’s Sergey Brin warns of the threat from AI in today’s ‘technology renaissance’

Google co-founder says the company is giving ‘serious thought’ to problems like job destruction<p>Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that the current boom in artificial intelligence has created a “technology renaissance” that contains many potential threats. Writing in the company’s annual …

Artificial Intelligence

Ghost Buttons and Hollow Objects – Line Art is Thriving

You're reading Ghost Buttons and Hollow Objects – Line Art is Thriving, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to …

Telling More Compelling Stories Through Design Thinking

From the iPhone to everyday furniture, design thinking has enabled some of the world’s most beloved brands like Apple and Ikea to develop intentional and human-centric products. Often used in product and experience development, more marketers and startups are now incorporating design thinking in …

Design

20 Graphic Design Magazines All Designers Should Read

Whether you’re a web designer or a developer, we’re sure you’ve read a specialty <b>magazine</b>, especially magazines dedicated to graphic design. It is …

Best Responsive Email Template Builders for 2018

There is no denying that <b>email marketing is a powerful tool</b> that is effective and result-oriented. Sending plain emails does not appear appealing to …

Weekly News for Designers № 427

Get FullStory for Free, Forever. <br>10 Open Source Login Pages Built With HTML5 & CSS – Take inspiration from this collection of outstanding login page …

How To Create Custom Templates in Excel

Odds are pretty good that you create the same types of Excel spreadsheets over and over again. Creating a custom template can help make that process …

10-Step Guide to Using Free PDF Downloads To Grow Your Mailing List

At the end of the day, your mission is to generate conversions with your WordPress site. But some visitors are not as easily swayed as others when it …

Designers, How To Present Logos & Identity Projects More Effectively To Clients

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>“If the logo is the product, the presentation is the packaging.”<br>Hitting the mark for a client’s logo …

Marketing firm SintecMedia is promising to build an 'operating system' for the future of media buying and selling

Lorne Brown, Operative CEO. Operative<p>Traditional media companies are often seen as laggards when it comes to using data and technology to sell ads compared to Facebook and Google.<p>And for marketers looking to track the impact of every dime they spend on advertising, that dynamic makes it easy to …

Being a great boss comes down to knowing when to use two distinct skills

Leadership and management are fundamentally different things.<p>Which one you should practice depends not on you, but on your business.<p>Businesses go through phases in their lives, just as people do. What you need to grow today is different from what you needed to grow this time last year. Some days …

This 1 Thing Can Make or Break Your First Week In a New Job

81 percent of people surveyed say this one thing is the biggest thing new leaders fail to do.<p>A few weeks ago, I was called in by the president of a mid-cap company to do some executive coaching with one of his most promising leaders -- someone who had just been promoted to a big-dog position and …

Leadership

Artificial intelligence commission needed to predict impact, says CBI

Business group urges government to launch commission to assess consequences of AI on jobs and increasing productivity<p>Britain’s biggest employers are calling for a commission to examine the impact of artificial intelligence on jobs.<p>Amid predictions of a workplace revolution threatening one in five …

Artificial Intelligence

After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.<p>Since early this year, President Donald Trump and the …

Wells Fargo in another scandal, this time in auto lending

Ford expands Chariot shuttle service to New York

Ford’s (NYSE:F) shuttle service, Chariot, will expand to New York City this summer, the automaker announced on Thursday.<p>Earlier this year, Ford said it planned to bring Chariot to eight new cities in 2017, as the company continues to explore new transportation services. The ride-sharing shuttle …

Demand overseas keeps Mustang on top despite lower US sales

DETROIT (AP) — On any given day this summer, you might find 97-year-old Lennart Ribring driving his 2016 Ford Mustang GT on a winding road near his …

MasterCard Keeps Delivering Record Results

For a long time, many have seen <b>MasterCard</b> (NYSE: MA) merely as the also-ran to <b>Visa</b>, its chief competitor in the credit card space. Yet MasterCard has been working hard to get the better of its larger rival, following a slightly different strategic vision that's focused on international markets that …

Lyft wants more leverage in the self-driving ecosystem so it’s building its own tech

The company will be offering automakers a hardware and software suite that enables self-driving.<p>It’s early days for the self-driving industry and yet the network of alliances among companies in the space is already incredibly complex. Now, it’s only going to get more complicated as Lyft begins to …

Lyft

Greek Meatballs with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce and Rice Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat broiler with oven rack 6 inches from heat. Place ground chuck, feta cheese, oregano, parsley, crushed red pepper, egg, 1 …

A 16-Minute Yoga Practice That'll Help You Master a Handstand

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

This iPhone App Can Identify Pantone Colors From the Real World

Cone is a beautifully designed iOS app that uses the phone’s camera to pick Pantone colors from the world around you.<p>The $2.49 app samples colors …

iOS Apps

33 Designer-Worthy DIYs For a Polished Home

There are few things that are as satisfying as pulling off a successful DIY project, especially when a guest asks where you purchased it. We've rounded up 50+ of our favorite tutorials that show you how to organize, entertain, and decorate with style, without spending a fortune. So, roll up your …

Landscaping Ideas: 10 Ways to Save Money During a Garden Remodel

Whether it’s a new patio or a complete garden overhaul, any landscaping project can quickly outgrow its budget unless you plan ahead. I speak from …

10 Great Gadgets For Your Next Road Trip

Although your eyes are on the road, that doesn't mean gadgets can't turn a good road trip into a great one.<p>Road trip season is finally here, and it's time to get your car ready. You'll want to make sure your car's tuned up of course, but there's also plenty of other non-essential upgrades that can …

Tip: How to Unlock Your Tight Hip Flexors

Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.<p>If you sit all day you most likely have tight hip flexors. …