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How to Create a Unique Value Proposition

Whether you’re a new entrepreneur or thinking about joining the ranks, one question you’ll have to answer is: What sets your business apart? The …

Business Strategy

This plan proves the open kitchen should die

Now tell me again why having anyone stuck in the kitchen all day is a good thing?<p>You've probably seen this image before; it has been doing the rounds …

University of California

A nostalgic journey through the evolution of web design

The World Wide Web was invented almost 30 years ago by Tim Berners Lee to help people easily share information around the world. Over the following …

Trends

The Pareto Principle And UX - Why Should You Care?

The <b>Pareto Principle</b>, or the <b>80/20 rule</b> as its also known, is a productivity hack of sorts. The idea behind it is: 80% of the effects of any given …

UX Design

These chairs were designed by an AI bot, and they’re surprisingly good

Fortunately for us, they’re not all that functional.<p>Is there an object of design more commonly used or celebrated than the chair? For many renowned designers and architects, a single chair can be their piece de resistance–and prized pieces are known to even fetch millions of dollars on the …

Prototypes

How To Honestly Get The Love You Want

By Anjana Rajbhandary,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• https://tcat.tc/2C3GKxI<p>We all want to be happy and be loved. Loved by a partner, a friend, family, or a pet. …

Study, work, retire? How to prepare for a 100-year life

<b>(CNN) —</b> What's the secret to living to 100? Some say it's ensuring plenty of exercise; others point to the benefits of a mild climate. There are even some who suggest that a healthy sex life has plenty do with it.<p>The number of people who live to 100 may be relatively small, but it's becoming more …

Senior Citizen

Meet the little-known group inside of Google that's fighting terrorists and trolls all across the web

On Patricia Georgiou's first day at Google-parent company Alphabet, she went to the office, grabbed her employee badge, and ran right back out to the airport for a trip to Iraq to interview terrorists.<p>She was thrilled.<p>"I spent one week in Kurdistan interviewing ISIS defectors: former ISIS fighters …

Internet

Ancient Bone Reveals Surprising Sex Lives Of Neanderthals

In the Altai mountains of southern Siberia, there's a cave that was inhabited for millennia. It's called Denisova, and it shelters something remarkable: the bones of different types of ancient human relatives.<p>Back in 2010, researchers analyzed a fossilized pinky finger bone found in the cave, and …

Humanity

13 Ways To Make Even The Tiniest Bathroom Feel Like A Spa

According to HGTV's Chip Wade.<p>Not all spaces are created equally, unfortunately. Most of the time, the bathroom is one of those places that's, well, a little more cramped than we'd like it to be. No matter how much square footage you have.<p>If you're working with a tiny bathroom in your home but …

Interior Design

Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes

26 Mind-Blowing Psychology Facts That You Never Knew About People

Learning something new about yourself is always interesting and entertaining. And understanding the psychology behind the way we behave, treat …

Cool Stuff

We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot

The thrill of disapproval chimes disastrously with industry propaganda. We delight in blaming the victims<p>When I saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the same country. A picture of Brighton beach in 1976, featured in the Guardian a few weeks ago, appeared to show an alien race. Almost …

Will Power

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Intelligent Assistants Have Poor Usability: A User Study of Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri

<b>Summary:</b> Usability testing finds that both voice-only and screen-based intelligent assistants work well only for very limited, simple queries that …

This Is How To Deal With Passive Aggressive People

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Introduction

Identify a specific user need or user question that you’d like to address.<p>Create an inventory of content on your website. Navigate through the site …

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

How Scientists Discovered a New Type of Depression

Which could lead to new treatment.<p>Depression affects approximately 322 million people across the world, or approximately 2.5 percent of the world’s …

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 …

UX Design

Why Talented People Don’t Use Their Strengths

If you watched the Super Bowl a few months ago, you probably saw the coaches talking to each other over headsets during the game. What you didn’t know is that during the 2016 season, the NFL made major league-wide improvements to its radio frequency technology, both to prevent interference from …

NFL

What in the World Are Microinteractions?

You're reading What in the World Are Microinteractions?, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

UI Design

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Leading with inner agility

Disruptive times call for transformational leaders with a knack for addressing complex problems. To navigate effectively, we must learn to let go—and …

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

Make a brief a platform for creativity

When I was redesigning my website recently I decided on a tongue-in-cheek new footer. Even though the idea behind my help page was tongue-in-cheek, …

I Stood at One of Airbnb's Luxe New Rentals — This Is What It Was Like

Before you book your next trip, you're going to want to read this.<p>Airbnb has grown a lot in the 10 years since co-founders Joe Gebbia and Brian Chesky rented out three air mattresses in their San Francisco apartment. But even with 4.5 million places to stay in 81,000 cities across the globe, they …

San Francisco

Experience our first conversational article

<b>State of the conversation</b><p>Eight trillion. That’s the number of text messages sent every year. For the record, that’s 23 billion texts sent every day. …

Chatbots

The Art of Receptivity: Hilton Als on Love

“The thing seemingly freely given often isn’t. It is rare to receive the gift of love, for instance, from someone who doesn’t want to be celebrated for their generosity in having offered it.”<p><i>“The temperament to which Art appeals,”</i> Oscar Wilde wrote in 1891, <i>“is the temperament of receptivity.”</i> If …

Stereotypes

This Design Generation Has Failed

Today’s UX designers have failed to act in the best interest of users. To right the ship, the next generation has to make three significant changes, writes Mike Monteiro.<p>A year ago, I was in the audience at a gathering of designers in San Francisco. There were four designers on stage, and two of …