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12 Mobile App Design Fundamentals to Enhance User Experience

Today, with the click of a button, a marketer can open a gateway towards millions of potential customers. But, the key to their success lies in the …

Elegant and Minimalist Web Design Ideas

I am always trying to redesign or improve Abduzeedo's web design. At least once a year it becomes reality but that doesn't mean I just tried one …

Using Analytics to Improve the Customer Experience

Customers often only use a portion of the software they pay for — they may use email marketing but not lead scoring, or a keyword checker but not a …

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

Black Holes

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>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly …

A Zen Master Explains the True Meaning of Non-Attachment and Why Most People Get it Wrong

A lot of people tend to misunderstand the non-attachment concept inspired by Buddhism.<p>While some people think it’s negative, non-attachment actually …

Do I really need to learn to code?

Code.org CEO Hadi Partovi and Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani discuss on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Whenever the talk about personal drama and alleged scandals about the candidates in the 2016 election died down, the rest of the discussion was all about jobs, jobs, jobs. For tech-aware people, job …

25 Quotes by Alan Watts That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

15 Profound Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Change the Way You Think

Soyen Shaku is noted as one of the first Master Zen Buddhists to have traveled to the United States to teach the way of the Zen.<p>At the time, most of …

The Universe Is as Spooky as Einstein Thought

In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos.<p>There might be no getting around what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” With an experiment described this week in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>—a feat that involved harnessing …

Quantum Physics

Why Science Will Never Know Everything About Our Universe

The Universe itself may be finite or may be infinite; the jury is still out. But one thing is certain: the part that’s accessible to us is finite. Even with the expanding Universe, even with all the galaxies and stars and planet and molecules and atoms and subatomic particles in it, there’s only so …

Dark Matter

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a person who has walked the path before you can be a pivotal part of your success--but finding someone willing to coach you is not …

Apple's plan to kill the hamburger menu

During Apple’s September event it announced a new technology called 3D Touch as part of the iPhone 6s. Apple calls it the “next generation of multitouch” and it isn’t mincing words when it comes to how important it is to the future.<p>Aside from the confusing naming, 3D Touch is similar to Force Touch …

After 5 years of practicing mindfulness meditation, I've realized why people think it's impossible

RelaxingMusic / Flickr<p>I started practicing mindfulness meditation five years ago, when I was an English teacher living in Seoul, South Korea.<p>I'd sit …

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

Let's Quit It with the Introvert/Extrovert Nonsense

Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about the critical differences between introverts and extroverts. We all heaved a collective sigh as we …

My Awakening to the Obvious.

<i>In January 1994, after a contemplative practice of more than two decades, I awoke to the transcendent heart. That fact plus a couple bucks entitles</i> …

13 & 15 Yrs Old, Nigerian Brothers Built Mobile Web Browsering Alternative To Google Chrome

They say necessity is the mother of invention and this is sure the case when it comes to 13 and 15 year old, Nigerian brothers Anesi and Osine …

Google Chrome

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Distracted When You Meditate? Here's Why You Should Do a Happy Dance

Lately, in my morning meditation sessions, I've been doing a mental happy dance every time I notice myself absorbed in and distracted by thought.<p>Huh? Isn't the goal to focus on my breath and <i>not</i> let my mind run and wander?<p>No, in fact the goal is <i>mindfulness</i>, and guess what: when I notice that I'm …