Tugrul Yuksel

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The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

7 Usability Testing Tools You Need Now

If you have a business with a website, you know that there are always things you can do in order to make that website better, and easier for your …

UX Design

You Probably don’t Use SQL INTERSECT or EXCEPT Often Enough

When people talk about SQL JOIN, they often use Venn Diagrams to illustrate inclusion and exclusion of the two joined sets:While these Venn diagrams …

Party Balloon Crosses Atlantic, Tours Europe & Phones Home

For the past few months, [David VE3KCL] has been launching balloons from his Canadian home fitted with radio transmitters. Nothing unusual there: …

First optical ‘rectenna’ converts light to DC current

This schematic shows the components of the optical rectenna developed at the Georgia Institute of Technology (credit: Thomas Bougher, Georgia …

Nanotech

Scott Hurff

How to fix a bad user interface<p>3 years ago<p><i>Hey! This is an excerpt from my book</i> Designing Products People Love, <i>which was published by O'Reilly in</i> …

Example UX docs and deliverables - UXM

Following on from my article about how to create great UX documents, I thought that it would be useful to collate some example UX documents and …

UX Design

The Guide To UX Design Process & Documentation

Documentation is instrumental for concepting, designing, creating and measuring the performance of products. But it shouldn’t be done just for the …

Panda - Page Redirection

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief  that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

Test-Driven Product Design

Our developers follow Test-Driven Development, or TDD, which is a development process where they write tests for features before writing the code to …

Software Development

A Neural Network in 11 lines of Python (Part 1)

<b>Summary:</b> I learn best with toy code that I can play with. This tutorial teaches backpropagation via a very simple toy example, a short python …

Deep Learning

User Experience and Customer Experience what’s the Difference?

At first glance the two terms appear to be identical don’t they? Our users are our customers and thus they’re the same thing. Except, of course, …

Watch this guy control his Lego robot by moving around in a Lego exoskeleton

What was the coolest Lego structure you’ve ever pieced together? Was it perhaps a replica of a Kwik-E-Mart, or possibly a to-scale model of the …

Robotics

This cheap device lets hackers steal your encryption keys over the air

As encryption becomes increasingly popular, decryption keys are growing into highly valuable targets for hackers who want to break into even the most …

Game design vs UX design

Short form:<b> UX design is about removing problems from the user. Game design is about giving problems to the user.</b>In both cases you look at users’ …

Game Design

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

Neural lace has been invented to organically connect your brain with a computer

Scientists from China and the US have found a pioneering way to inject a tiny electronic mesh sensor into the brain that fully integrates with …

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

Pedagogy

Batteriser is a $2.50 gadget that extends disposable battery life by up to 800%

Disposable alkaline batteries are a staple of modern life. Take a stroll through your house and do a quick count — between all the TV/stereo remotes, …

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …

scikit-learn video #5: Choosing a machine learning model

Welcome back to my video series on machine learning in Python with scikit-learn. In the previous video, we learned how to train three different …

Machine Learning

Slack’s $2.8 Billion Dollar Secret Sauce

How Slack stole a multi-billion dollar market by becoming everyone’s favorite sassy robot sidekick.<p>“So what’s the secret behind Slack? What did you …

How a Toronto professor’s research revolutionized artificial intelligence | The Star

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.—Three summers ago, at the age of 64, Geoffrey Hinton left his home in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood to become an intern at …

China's Man-on-the-Side Attack on GitHub

On March 27 The following message was posted on the official GitHub blog:We are currently experiencing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of …

uxtree.io

Blippar App Overhaul Aims to Identify Everything Around You

Anyone who drinks Pepsi or reads a fashion magazine has come into contact with Blippar, the image recognition and augmented reality app that connects users with a huge number of products and services by serving a layer of brand-based interactive content.<p>Today at SXSW, Blippar’s CEO and founder …

Augmented Reality

The Best Wireless Headphones For Every Discerning Ear

I love headphones, always have. That’s probably because for most of my life, I was hearing impaired. Headphones were the only way for me to hear …

Is it time to embrace responsive branding?

Consistency, we’re taught, is the hallmark of quality. Whether it’s in copywriting or color, layout or lettering, consistency feels deliberate and …