Cédric Maffli

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Data Analytics or Data Visualizations? Why You Need Both

While it’s now touted as one of an organization’s most valuable assets, data alone is worthless without supporting technologies to mine it, process …

Data Visualization

Infographic: 10 tactics for email marketing success

A strong email campaign is part and parcel of any successful marketing strategy.However, there are many ways to muck up this powerful digital …

Marketing

Artist Hand-Draws 3D Optical Illusions on Walls That Play With Depth and Perspective

Los Angeles-based artist Katy Ann Gilmore combines art and mathematics to transform ordinary, flat surfaces into incredible three-dimensional illusions. At first glance, her intricate work looks digitally rendered; however, Gilmore meticulously hand-draws each detail using pens and markers. Whether …

Art

How to Shoot Defocused Firework Photos

I’m photographer David Johnson, and in this tutorial I’ll be sharing how I shoot long-exposure photos of defocused fireworks.<p>Gear List<p>Canon EOS 5D …

Incredibly Realistic Oil Pastel Drawings of Flowers Drenched in Golden Honey

Connecticut-based artist Brian Owens creates large-scale <b>oil pastel drawings</b> of flowers. However, these aren’t your ordinary still-lifes—the series stimulates the viewer’s senses by depicting each hyperreal rose, lily, and peony drenched in golden honey. Each piece looks like a macro photo, …

Drawing

Japanese Artist Spends Years Completing Enormous, Intricate Pen and Ink Drawings

Working with infinite patience, Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda spends years creating large-scale pen and ink drawings. His elaborate masterpieces, which are churned out one at a time, are a visual treasure hunt for viewers. It's possible to spend hours gazing at every inch of Ikeda's pen and ink …

Art

1200 Infographic Templates

Check out this huge bundle of 1200 infographic templates with depth!Designed by Oleksii Kolosov, this bundle is probably the biggest collection of …

Adorably Funny “Before and After” Illustrations That Are Oddly Relatable

Have you ever asked for a trim at the salon but left with a buzz cut? Or know all too well what it’s like to face the day without your morning coffee? Barcelona-based cartoon artist Nacho Diaz Arjona (aka Naolito) cleverly illustrates these relatable scenarios in a series of before and after …

Drawing

Ornate Surreal Sculptures Formed From Thousands of Ordinary Objects

Plucked from ordinary life, the items used to create artist Kris Kuksi‘s surreal assemblages are transformed into high art. Since 2004, the American artist has focused on his sculptures, each tinged with a slightly Gothic, dark feel. Using railway model kits, figurines, jewelry, wedding cake parts, …

Art

artist and sculptor

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

Ranking Vs Indexing: The Google SEO Confusion

Most SEOs know the difference between ranking and indexing, some even know the difference between indexing, ranking and serving search results. If …

Algorithms

Animals on the Playing Field

A collection of photos of some of the kangaroos, cats, capybaras, dogs, mantises, deer, squirrels, alligators, and many other animals who have taken it upon themselves to intrude upon us humans while we were in the middle of our many important sporting events.

How Emotional Marketing in B2B Drives Customers (Even If You Think It Doesn't)

In the world of marketing, there's a misperception that B2B marketing is serious and logical and that B2C marketing is fun and creative.<p>Though B2B …

DJI Unveils the Best Aerial Photos of 2017

DJI has just announced the winners of its 2017 SkyPixel Photo Contest. The Grand Prize was awarded to photographer Florian Ledoux for his photo …

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Photography

Surreal Animal Sculptures Made of Metallic Branches Pay Homage to the Gifts of Nature

Korean artist Kang Dong Hyun creates animal-shaped, metal sculptures that look as though they are formed from delicate tree branches and twigs. However, instead of being sculpted and assembled with organic sources—like the work of traditional hedge artists—Dong Hyun’s animal sculptures are made …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

Surreal Snake-Like Sculptures Made From Fallen Bird Feathers

British artist Kate MccGwire creates surreal, enchanting sculptures made from fallen bird feathers. Sourced from local farms, gamekeepers, and pigeon racers, the iridescent, patterned plumage comes from a number of British birds, including magpies, pheasants, and roosters. The artist’s most recent …

Sculpture

The Moonlight Photo Contest Winners

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing the moon in the Moonlight Photo contest with chances to win a GoPro Camera and …

Supermoon

Why Mathematics Is a Language

Mathematics is called the language of science. Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei is attributed with the quote, "<i>Mathematics is the</i> …

Could an updated Feynman experiment finally lead to a Theory of Everything?

Measuring quantum gravity has proven extremely challenging, stymying some of the greatest minds in physics for generations.<br>Read More

The Last Thing Your Target Customer and Audience Wants From You is More Content

Facebook recently announced some big changes coming to their News Feed algorithm which will impact brands of all sizes. And as the social ecosystem …

Social Media

Is There A Ticking Time Bomb Under The Arctic?

A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.<p>"Are you ready …

Global Warming

What's New in Video Marketing? Trend Predictions for 2018 [Infographic]

A lot is happening in the world of video marketing, and an infographic by explainer video company Breadnbeyond captures much of what's been going on …

Marketing

Private rocketeers snuck their own “star” into orbit, and it’s visible from earth

When Mike Melvill piloted the first private vehicle to reach space, he enjoyed a hidden bag of M&Ms in microgravity. Elon Musk put an enormous wheel of cheese in the first SpaceX Dragon spacecraft that took to orbit, inspired by Monty Python. And, when Rocket Lab’s Electron reached orbit for the …

Space Exploration

A Twitter Hashtag Won't Cost Much, But It's Worth Its Weight in Goal. 3 Keys to an Effective Social Media Presence

You and your company can get 'social' even without a full-fledged marketing budget.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your startup might be lurching along without much capital, but that doesn’t mean you can drop off the grid. Your business needs social media, and, …

Social Media

9 Free Graphic Design Resources to Get Your Business Looking Sharp On a Budget

As our world becomes increasingly visual, it's more important than ever to put your best design foot forward when going into business for yourself. So whether you are setting up a YouTube channel to start teaching online classes, starting your Etsy shop, or refreshing your website, chances are …

Graphic Design

Surreal Photos by Erik Johansson

Multiple award-winning surreal photographer and retouch artist Erik Johansson from Sweden takes an engineering approach to his images. All the …

Photography