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4 UX habits for improving interaction design

Interaction design demands continuous personal improvement. It’s a discipline that remains exciting because of the continual stream of new ideas and technical capabilities.<p>But keeping up with all the trends can equally become overwhelming. Developing some proven UX habits makes your job as a …

A Product Manager’s Hierarchy of Needs

Having spent time with product teams in both early-stage startups and corporate environments, I’ve observed that it’s still really easy to forget the …

Product Management

11 Movies to Watch Out for in 2015

The non-blockbuster must-see features of the year.<p><b>Hey, did you know that a brand-new Star Wars film</b> is coming out in December? And an <i>Avengers</i> sequel is on the way in May? And yet another <i>Jurassic Park</i> adventure arrives in June? Oh, wait—of course you did, because even at this early stage of 2015, …

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

The Most Stylish Movie Characters of All Time

<b>When you think about the work</b> that goes into costume design on literally every movie ever made — studios have been employing small armies of people to find or make clothes to dress each character since basically the dawn of the motion picture — it's really no surprise that cinematic fashion has had …

IBM researchers get closer to brain-like computing

IBM (s ibm) researchers say they have whipped up a programming language, algorithms and applications to deploy on top of a computing system inspired …

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

Books

The Stories Behind 22 Classic Album Covers

1. <i>Nevermind</i> (1991)<p><b>Nirvana<br>Design by Robert Fisher and Kirk Weddle</b><p>Spencer Elden's first time swimming was a memorable one.<p>At four months old, Elden was …

Steven Spielberg

Pay-what-you-want GoBank puts mobile users first

A new player has emerged at the forefront of mobile banking with the hopes of capturing the nation's youngest banking audience and setting the tone for what it means to bank virtually.<p>Launched to the public on Tuesday, GoBank is the first bank designed specifically for mobile use. All functionality …

The One Google Reader Feature Nobody’s Figured Out How To Replace

By John Paul Titlow9 minute Read<p>In one week, Google Reader will disappear. Until that long-dreaded moment arrives, the service’s most dedicated users …

The 9 Best Places To Eat And Drink Outside In New York City

Outdoor dining season is upon us!<p>Sun-starved New Yorkers flock to alfresco bars and restaurants as soon as the weather starts to heat up, and even though they are shivering on some cooler nights, city restaurants are happy to oblige with heat lamps, special menus and even a Ping-Pong table or …

New York City

Women's Handbags Are Home To More Bacteria Than A Toilet, Study Finds

After swabbing 100 surfaces and items from 25 handbags, researchers found that the dirtiest parts of a woman's purse were the bag linings, makeup, and hand or face cream, which alone had more bacteria than the average toilet seat.<p>They didn't say if their tests looked for bacteria were …

Cleaning