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Upcoming ACRL e-Learning Webcast: Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides (3/8)

Web design, in the form of creating online research guides, has become a big part of many librarians’ jobs, but we’re rarely taught how to do it …

Error Messages Are an Anti-Pattern

By<aside class="pull_aside"> <blockquote class="pullquote TOPICPLACEHOLDER">At the core of user-centered design is the understanding that users are …

BMW's HoloActive Touch floats a virtual touchscreen next to your steering wheel

BMW has announced the first details of HoloActive Touch, a concept dash interface that uses gesture commands. It's an iteration on the AirTouch system shown off at CES last year, and will itself make its debut at CES 2017 next month. The main difference is that it makes use of a free-floating …

Mobile UX Design: Key Principles

The most important thing to keep in mind when designing a mobile app is to make sure it is both <i>useful</i> and <i>intuitive</i>. If the app is not useful, it has …

Customer Experience vs User Experience: Why the difference matters

First, let’s say you bought an app that edits pictures on your phone.<p>You bought it because you love programs like Photoshop, and you wanted such detailed features for your phone, especially one in particular. However, when you actually start using the app, you find the interface confusing and you …

Customer Experience

The Best Free Online Courses for Professionals | Inc.com

It's never too late to invest in your career. Fortunately, we live in a time where we all have access to an elite education at our fingertips, not to mention completely free of charge. All you have to do is create a free account at Coursera, and you'll be ready to take your career into your own …

Northwestern University

Home Office officials to make 'red door policy' inquiry trip to Middlesbrough

Home Office officials are to go to Middlesbrough on Thursday as part of an investigation into the housing of asylum seekers in the north-east of England after claims that they are identifiable by their red doors.<p>James Brokenshire, the immigration minister, told MPs that the investigation, to be …

Asylum Seekers

Søges 500 studerende med originale ideer

Er du studerende og har en mening om, hvordan Københavns Universitet (KU) kan gøre det bedre, så får du nu mulighed for at komme til orde.<p>Rektor Ralf …

University Life In A Nutshell

Birthday Party of the Century. Walking into the CBS Students office, there’s always a certain buzz going on. ...<p>Copenhagen Treasures: Urpenhagen. …

The Power of Accents

<i>A foreign accent undermines a person’s credibility in ways that the speaker and the listener don’t consciously realize. Because an accent makes a</i> …

About me

Hej, I’m Laura, a German expat living and blogging in Copenhagen, Denmark.<p>I started this blog partly as a creative counterpart to my day job, and as …

Facebook had to change its newsfeed because some people were using it like email

A small subset of Facebook users, though, had been treating Facebook's newsfeed more like an email inbox — a problem when it comes to the way the social network decides to show you stories.<p>In a deep dive by Slate's Will Oremus into who controls your feed, Facebook engineers told Slate that a large …

Meet the shot-slamming robot that keeps you from drinking alone

A Korean inventor says he built the Drinky Robot to help him unlock "the secret taste of alcohol."<p>There's an inherent contradiction in drinking. Do it with a group of friends and it's called partying. Do it by yourself and, well, there are a lot of names for that.<p>Because South Korean inventor …

Alcohol

Personuppgifter om tiotusentals resenärer sparas

Resenärer reagerar mot att deras id-handlingar fotograferas i samband med kontrollerna på Kastrup. Medan det danska tågbolaget DSB sparar alla …

'Like a beautiful painting': image of New Year's mayhem in Manchester goes viral

A photograph of a Manchester street strewn with revellers is being lauded online for artfully capturing a uniquely British New Year’s Eve celebration.<p>The striking image, shot by freelance news photographer Joel Goodman, first appeared in a picture gallery on the Manchester Evening News website, and …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The Art of Design: The Best Danish Architecture

Ground-breaking, memorable architecture always makes a statement and divides opinion. With the opening of BLOX in Copenhagen later this Spring, …

Responsive Logos

An exploration into scalable logos for the modern web. Resize your browser (Or rotate your device) to see the reductions based on screen size.<p>This is …

How to Create a Logo

With a well-designed logo, potential clients can instantly discover how your business can serve them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your logo is a visual representation of everything your company stands for. Think of McDonald's golden arches or the Nike swoosh-these …

The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web

A practical guide to web typography<p>Read the Introduction<br>• Table of Contents<br>• Latest: 3.2.1 Use titling figures with full caps, and text figures in all …

Illustrating the Big Picture: Journeys, Experiences and Interactions

Experience designers use a wide variety of techniques to represent the interactions between individuals, organizations, and systems. Personas are the …

Photos of the Week: 9/26-10/02

Pope Francis in Philadelphia, Supermoon eclipse, tidal bores in China, Taliban in Kunduz, Afghanistan, lightning over Rio de Janeiro, BASE jumping in Kuala Lumpur, Neil deGrasse Tyson hugging a robot, Wasteland Weekend in California, Putin and Obama share a toast, and much more.

Why Interstellar's Ending Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

I've been vocal about my opinions on Christopher Nolan's <i>Interstellar</i>. I mapped out my issues with the film in a feature you can skim here. But I've …

Introduction: How does Google Adwords work?

You may well ask ‘How does Google Adwords work?’, so I thought I would put together a simple guide to take you through the essentials.<p>Google Adwords …

UX Without Users Is Not UX

<b>Summary:</b> UX teams are responsible for creating desirable experiences for users. Yet many organizations fail to include users in the development …

UX Design

Newfangled helps experts generate business.

Article<p>Automated marketing programs are one of the most powerful, yet underutilized features of...<p>by Fong<p>on February 2, 2018<p>If you’ve followed …

31 Must-Read Social Media Marketing Articles

Shares 5K<p>Are you looking for rich and insightful blog posts to boost your social media marketing?<p>We asked our writers to share their favorite social …

Let’s Be Real: Iran Has No Intention of Attacking Israel, with Nuclear Weapons or Anything Else

On September 17, just hours before the deadline for Congressional review of President Obama’s Iran deal, Senate Democrats repelled a resolution of …

Edward Snowden: we may never spot space aliens thanks to encryption

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Snowden is a patriot<p>Read more<p>The US government whistleblower Edward Snowden believes encryption might make it difficult or even impossible to distinguish signals from alien species from cosmic background radiation.<p>On Friday night, Snowden appeared from Moscow on the …

Surveillance

5 trends that could change how businesses use social media in 2015

Share<p><i>This post was originally published on Fortune.</i><p>Duke University recently published a study on social media that left many managers scratching …