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No One Should Care This Much About A Corporation’s Logo

I’m as guilty as anyone. But it’s time to think harder about what we get mad about.<p>After 100 years of the same thing, Lufthansa did something drastic. Horrible. Unthinkable. Did it beat up someone for refusing to leave their seat? Worse. Lufthansa changed its logo.<p>I know. Even typing that gives me …

Thoreau on Hard Work, the Myth of Productivity, and the True Measure of Meaningful Labor

“Those who work much do not work hard.”<p><b>The Journal of Henry David Thoreau, 1837–1861</b> (<i>public library</i>) is the closest thing I have to a bible — I read it frequently and devotedly, always with great gratitude for the enduring wisdom that brings me closer to what I know to be true but so often forget. …

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The 5 Best Ads of Super Bowl LII

Patriots vs. Eagles turned out to be another classic Super Bowl, with little separating the teams—and a Hail Mary at the end that could have sent it …

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

• <b>Identify valuable knowledge at the right time.</b> The value of knowledge isn’t static. It changes as a function of how valuable other people consider it and how rare it is. As new technologies mature and reshape industries, there is often a deficit of people with the needed skills, which creates the …

How Walmart Could Make You Ditch Amazon

Hearsay? Or just good design?<p>It’s no secret that big-box retailers like Walmart missed the online revolution, and left a gap for Amazon to slither through and dominate. Toys R Us went bankrupt, Target is overhauling its stores, and shopping as you know it is shifting toward two extremes: …

Artificial intelligence could make brands obsolete (GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL)

Shutterstock/Christopher Boswell<p>Brands are dead, or they might be in the future.<p>According to Aaron Shapiro, the CEO of the marketing firm Huge, brands will take a backseat as technology like artificial intelligence and machine learning become more prevalent.<p>"As machines start to take more decisions …

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The Amazing Ways Burberry Is Using Artificial Intelligence And Big Data To Drive Success

British fashion brand Burberry is one of the most recognized luxury clothes labels in the world. Starting in 2006, the company aimed to reinvent itself as an “end to end” digital enterprise. Its strategy was to use Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to boost sales and customer …

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Why Analytics is Nothing Without Data Visualization

Nikin / Pixabay<p>Unless you work with data every day, it’s easy to overlook the importance of visualization. After all, what did a pie chart ever do …

The CV Tabloid - Editorial Design

Nowadays, being unique in your work, brand or portfolio really can paid off. We spoke about reinventing the wheel and it’s still always the case. …

7 Tips for Designing Consistency

Consistency will make your design better, easier to use, and practically invisible. It gives the user plenty of room to experience the design in the …

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

How IBM Is Hoping To Close The Massive Big Data And Analytics Skills Gap

The amount of data in our world is growing at an unprecedented rate but at the same time many companies are struggling to turn that data into valuable insights. A key problem is the lack of people with the right analytics skills. The demand for data scientists is said to outstrip supply by a factor …

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Creating the marketing technology experience

Customer engagement and interaction are essential parts of modern digital marketing. Two experts explain how to build valuable enterprise communities.<p>…

The one technology that I think could kill the iPhone

Apple is truly the iPhone company right now. But that could change soon.<p>The iPhone business accounts for a whopping 68% of Apple's total revenue, …

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4 Little-Known Branding Strategies You're Probably Not Using

Branding is an underused and underappreciated marketing technique. Everyone is familiar with branding, of course, i.e., brand identity. But few marketers are proactively extending their branding efforts to produce more effective marketing.<p>The conventional definition of branding is:<p>"The marketing …

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The 2015 Innovation By Design Awards Winners: Data Visualization

From improving classrooms to improving city politics, here’s 2015’s best work in data visualization.<p>We have more access to large swaths of information than ever, but it’s all but useless if it isn’t packaged and presented in way we can all understand. This has pushed data visualization into the …

When Big Data becomes bad data: The limits of analytics

Corporations are increasingly using algorithms to make business decisions, raising a host of new legal questions<p>Lauren Kirchner<p>September 7, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on ProPublica.<p>A recent ProPublica analysis of The Princeton Review’s prices for online SAT tutoring shows that …

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

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25 Awesome Branding, Visual Identity and Logo Design Examples

New creative <b>branding</b> and <b>visual identity design</b> examples from top designers around the world. Business identity can be most valuable asset for any …

The Data Visualisation Catalogue. Helping you display your data...

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The Wroclove Design Festival 2014 Branding

It's always awesome to start the week off with inspiration for a beautiful branding project. This week we feature the visual identity created for the …

Save Time, Water with Self-Washing Dishes

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Google doesn't copy, explains Eric Schmidt

This is an era of uncommon innovation.<p>Minds brighter than have ever been seen have congregated in one small part of western America to change the way everything is done.<p>It's working. All around us, we hardly recognize the world from even 10 years ago. At the core of this achievement is a pristine …

How to Build a Happier Brain

A neuropsychological approach to happiness, by meeting core needs (safety, satisfaction, and connection) and training neurons to overcome a negativity bias<p>There is a motif, in fiction and in life, of people having wonderful things happen to them, but still ending up unhappy. We can adapt to …

Dolphin Browser Aims To Be A Channel For All Mobile Content

Mobile browsers are solidifying their importance amidst the mobile revolution, as more and more people access the internet via their smartphones and tablets, abandoning the desktop experience in the process.<p>Dolphin is one of the oldest and most popular third-party browsers for Android — we called …

Tumblr Partner Will Now Scan Photos for Clues About Brand Affiliation

Every day, users post about 130 million photos on Tumblr. Starting this week, the Yahoo-owned media brand will start to parse all those images for …

What’s The Difference Between A Logo And A Symbol?

And does the distinction even matter? Experts Michael Bierut of Pentagram and Brett Wickens of Ammunition weigh in.<p>The misuse of the word “logo” is one of those things that gets many design-minded people practically purple-faced with anger (a sibling to debate over “fonts” v. “typefaces”). A logo, …