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5 UX tips from Facebook's VP of Design

Julie Zhuo, VP of product design for Facebook, has been at the company since 2006. Since joining, she’s helped grow the service from eight million college and high school kids to over one billion people worldwide.<p>How’d she do it?<p><b>Do more</b><p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT …

Apple's 'Genius Bar' once denied a job to one of the company's top engineers

In a weekend Op-Ed about ageism in the workplace, The New York Times retells the story of JK Scheinberg — a legendary Apple engineer — being denied a job at a Genius Bar. Scheinberg, an esteemed engineer that helped get Mac OS running on Intel processors, got a little restless after retiring from …

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35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick …

Build your own DIY field monitor for shooting with DSLRs

Whether you’re shooting video or stills, field monitors can be invaluable. For video the advantages are obvious. Nailing focus is a lot easier on a …

Nexus 7

See How Waze Works

Did you know it started out as a Pac-Man-like game?<p>Waze is one of the more brilliant apps out there, effectively wielding the power of shared …

Waze

35 Cool Photos of Cat Ladies We Want To Be Friends With

A long time ago, the phrase “cat lady” was used to poke fun at women who chose to be single, growing old and devoting all their care and attention on …

Is this Chinese Detergent Commercial the Most Racist Ad Ever?

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6 Easy Steps To Better Icon Design

17 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Roundup! The top 10 (mostly) free resources for learning Android app development

Like losing weight, building muscle or learning a new language, learning to create Android apps is an ambition shared by many. Just like those other goals though, it’s also an ambition that many of us will never get around to. Partly this is because there are more pressing concerns on our radar …

Product Hunt's new Mac app is ready to invade your status bar

Here’s something you might not expect in this mobile-first world: the majority of Product Hunt‘s tech-savvy users access the site through a desktop browser. With that in mind, the company is today launching a lightweight Mac app to help you explore new products whenever you have a free minute.<p>The …

The cheapest way you can drive a Tesla right now

The Tesla Model 3 is going to be the more affordable Tesla ever… but you’re still years away from being able to actually own one. Since most of us …

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Keyless entry systems are still vulnerable to simple hack

German researchers demonstrated how many cars are vulnerable to an inexpensive and effective technique.<p>ADAC, the German Automobile Club, is sort of the AAA of Germany. Recently, the group revealed the findings of some auto security tests they'd run to bring attention to how easy it is for thieves …

Demonstration

Buki Koshoni Photography

Selected fashion and portrait photographs by Buki Koshoni.<p>Buki Koshoni is a Lagos born, London based visual artist who specializes in photography, …

Photography

ShotKit, Camera Gear of the World’s Best Photographers

Despite the less-is-more mantra of the purists who encourage a limited gear collection, we all want to know which cameras and lenses the pros are …

ProtonMail launches encrypted email that even your mom could use

I often get asked “what email service should I use if I don’t want to use Gmail?” and now I finally have what I think is an excellent answer.<p>ProtonMail is an ad-free, end-to-end encrypted email client that’s been invite-only since 2014 – but it’s now opened its doors to ordinary civilians and is …

Charge your phone with your own 3D printed Tesla Supercharger [Video – 3D files]

Martin Hansen, a Tesla enthusiast from Northern Germany, designed his own miniature 3D version of a Tesla Supercharger fitted with a USB cable to charge your smartphone.<p>DIYers will be happy to know that Hansen released the .stl files of all the components so you can make one yourself at home.<p>Hansen …

Angle - 140 devices & mockups for sketch

I've become a fan of Sketch since I started using. I was an orphan of Fireworks and Sketch filled the void beautifully well with a great vector …

Reporter Says He Was Hacked on a Flight

A columnist for a major national newspaper says his computer was hacked in midair by a fellow passenger on a recent trip.<p>Steven Petrow, who writes …

Website aims to offer images of all publicly owned art in Britain

Artist Bob and Roberta Smith launches Art UK, which already covers more than 200,000 paintings, many of them hidden from public view<p>A huge project has been launched that aims to include every publicly owned painting, drawing, sculpture and print in Britain in one website, creating the most …

Why You Should Have Boudoir Photos Taken at Any Age - My Experience Taking it Off

I did it! I took off my clothes and bared it all to Tiffany Walker of Adeline and Grace Intimates, a photographer I have followed for years! In case you missed the backstory, check out my previous blogpost here. Let's just say I was not in the kind of shape you would think you would want to be in …

This Video Gives An Extremely Brief History of Photography

Photographic history is a real rabbit hole, especially here in the internet age when you can find piles of information about pretty much anything …

A Sound Installation Makes it Rain Without Water

No soggy clothes, just the soothing pitter-patter of rain hitting the top of your umbrella.<p>Artist, designer, and techno musician Kouichi Okamoto is exhibiting his latest work of sound art, an installation called <i>Re-Rain</i>, at the Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art in Shizuoka City, Japan.<p><i>Re-rain</i> …

These Surreal Folding Landscapes Were Made Using Drone Photos

You know that mind-bending scene in the movie Inception in which the dream world is folding up on itself? Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş‘ “Flatland” …

Photography

My New Policy of ‘Untipping’ as a Pro Photographer

It occurred to me yesterday that the whole idea of “tips” is a bit lopsided. If someone does a great job, we give them a hefty tip; if they do a …

Photography

Stunning Photographs Capture Natural Sculptures Before They Disappear

Artists Martin Hill and Philippa Jones travel from rain forests to Antarctica to create impossible sculptures out of their surroundings.<p>In one of photographer Martin Hill’s most striking images, <i>Synergy</i>, an archway of criss-crossed sticks rises over New Zealand’s Lake Wanaka, where Hill lives with …

12 Chrome extensions to motivate you with each new tab

At this exact moment, I have 16 tabs open in my browser. How about you?<p>With the full power of the internet at our disposal, it can be pretty easy to waste precious moments navigating to the…let’s say, less-than-productive corners of the web.<p>I’m as guilty of this as anyone – I’ve even shared …

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This Sassy Typeface Proves That Fonts For UI Don’t Have To Be Boring

Designed by the guy behind the X-Files logo, Action Condensed is a new typeface that aims to make interfaces more exciting.<p>From Google’s Roboto to Apple’s San Francisco, there’s no shortage of typefaces optimized for interface design. For better or worse, though, those typefaces tend to be pretty …

This $25,000 Apple Watch clone is completely mechanical

With Jony Ive being a self-proclaimed mechanical watch fan, it’s fascinating to see how the Apple Watch design language borrowed elements from traditional Swiss watches — and now how Swiss watches are starting to resemble the Apple Watch.<p>Luxury watchmaker H. Moser & Cie’s is the closest yet, …

Apple Watch

Study: A Tesla Powerwall pays for itself after nearly 40 years (Update)

The Institute for Energy Research does the (shaky) math for you.<p>The Tesla Powerwall promises to power your home in a more efficient, green way than traditional energy options, all for a manageable cost. The Institute for Energy Research looked into the numbers and found that it would take 38 years …

Clean Energy

Photographer Shoots a Self-Portrait with Star Trails

We recently shared a 52-week photo challenge you can do to improve you skills over the course of a year. The challenge for week #1 was “self …