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The Principles of Service Design Thinking - Building Better Services

Service design is all about taking a service and making it meet the user’s and customer’s needs for that service. It can be used to improve an …

How Google's 'Material Theming' will change your Android experience

This week, Google announced a new set of tools called Material Theming that helps developers implement the Material theme across apps, including mobile and web. App-makers can choose from a variety of components and design transitions and Google even uses AI to make everything look coherent. Like …

Tips For Designing A Website Navigation With Good UX

Website navigation is one or the core experiences for browsers. An effective navigation system helps to negotiate a site, determining where users are …

UI Design

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working On Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare's Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Creative Writing

I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

Homework

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

7 Website Design Trends for 2018

Imagine a scenario: a client asks what they should do to improve their organic rankings. After a diligent tech audit, market analysis, and a …

I Just Flew First Class on American Airlines and Mint Class on JetBlue (Oh, What a Difference)

All airlines are the same? Not quite.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>First Class travel still captures the imagination.<p>You tell yourself that it'll be such a contrast from sitting in the back, praying it will all soon be over.<p>So …

Flying

Best practices to create UI motion using AE – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Whether it is to present a Proof of concept to the client or share the product vision with the team or to explain the user experience flow by making …

Tutorials

How to Write Smarter User Stories for Product Design and Development

Most of you probably have some tried-and-true best practices that you lean on to formulate requirements and articulate what needs to be done. In many …

3 Lightroom Tricks That Will Change How You Edit Photos

Lightroom is a fairly straightforward and simple piece of software to get your head around. But, like anything, there are always shortcuts and tricks …

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

30 *Insanely* Healthy Recipes That Are Delicious

With work, school, and a social life, eating healthy is H A R D. After a long day, you just want a filling meal that won’t make you look full. We get it. Luckily for you, it’s now easier than ever to eat healthy. Read on for 30 light and healthy meals that will help you feel good inside and out.<p><b>1.</b></b> …

20 Best Google Fonts for Headings and Body Text

In this article, we’ve rounded up an excellent collection of the <i>best Google fonts</i> for titles, headings, and body texts. Each font has its unique …

The Realities Of User Experience Design Within The Luxury Industry

For luxury companies and upscale lifestyle service providers, excellence in experience is an essential component of the value delivered. Conceptually …

100+ CSS Resources For Web Designers And Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>A serious web designer/developer must call for a skill to write …

Unsung Heroes of the Games Industry: UX Specialists

Do you want to help make games for a living? This feature series explores some of the roles you may not have considered.<p>It’s easy to forget how much …

15 Websites You Need To Know To Give Your Creative Freelance Business A Kick Start

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Advertising Industry

Form Design for Complex Applications

13 ways to present forms and the future of data input<p>From complex ERP systems to Facebook, applications make meaning out of input. The form — in its …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

The essential tricks and tips that all PlayStation 4 owners need to know

Just bought yourself a PS4? Or have you owned one since launch? Either way, you might not be aware of all the settings and hidden features tucked …

5 Awesome Examples Of Brands Using Live Video For Marketing

Live video marketing has become a sensational trend in the online marketing community. Thanks to the introduction of Facebook Live and a number of competing social mediums, brands are working harder than ever to bring valuable, interesting live videos to their customers.<p>But what is it that makes …

Marketing

10 best new web design tools for November

This month we’ve got a bunch of tools that will help you code more efficiently in various ways, whether that’s by offloading complex calculations to …

This crazy bundle scores you a 55-inch 4K TV and PlayStation 4 Pro for $999

Right now you can grab this killer PlayStation 4 Pro deal that bundles it with a Sony 55-inch 4K TV at Amazon for just $999. Bundling everything …

How To Download iNDS Emulator On iOS 10 [No Jailbreak Required]

Here's how to download and install iNDS Nintendo DS emulator on iOS 10 running iPhone or iPad. No jailbreak is required for this to work.<br>[ Continue …

What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

Ux Designer Resume Samples

1<p>Sr Ui/ux Designer<p><i>As a designer on the User Experience team, I worked closely with the Product team in an Agile/Scrum workflow to design</i> …

UX Design

10 UX tips for creating a flawless website

For visitors to your website, few things are more frustrating than bad UX. Poor UX can turn a potential buyer browsing your site into an irate …