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40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

17 New Free Fonts For Designers | Fonts

Fresh <b>free fonts</b> for professional graphic designers. Fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free download all fonts which are …

Best Design Websites: Top 10 Sites for Designer

This latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for Designers includes a new creative critique platform, a fun color picker for the real world and more.<p>In …

Top 10

This Week in Video Game Criticism: Tropes vs Anita Sarkeesian and the Demise of 'Gamers'

<b>This week, our partnership with game criticism site Critical Distance brings us picks from Kris Ligman on topics ranging from the continued attacks</b> …

Teach Children Like a Video Game with a Clearly Established Rule Set

Kids these days are surrounded by different types of technology, and video games is one of the most popular. Kids understand how progress and the …

Don't Fool Yourself - There Is No Work/Life Balance

The idea of achieving work/life balance is a modern-day knockoff of the American Dream, rooted in the minds of ambitious yet overworked professionals …

Hobbies

The Rich Get Richer, The Poor Get TVs

According to a recent study by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the top 1 percent of earners in the United …

Income Inequality

The “Whos” And “Wheres” Of iOS Device Usage Explained

In a new report released this morning, mobile analytics firm Flurry took a deep dive into the different types of people, or demographic segments, which skew more heavily toward iPhone or iPad. Some of the findings were somewhat obvious – that shoppers and business travelers skew toward iPhone, for …

VeriFone’s Way2ride app offers tap-to-pay functionality without the need for NFC

Paying for cabs in New York City has come a long way. When I first moved here ten years ago, it was a cash-only affair. Now, thankfully, every taxi …

CNN Overhauls Its Digital Presence For The Mobile Era

In the last 10 years, CNN has been the Changeable News Network, with four different presidents and lord knows how many different iterations of its primetime lineup. On the web side, though, it’s been a story of tremendous stability — to a fault.<p>The Time Warner-owned channel is in the midst of a …

Ubuntu Edge Beats Pebble As Biggest Crowdfunding Campaign Ever

Canonical is still way off the pace with its Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding campaign – the firm needs to raise more than $20 million in six days to meet its ambitious $32 million target – but it’s still smashing records along the way.<p>The Indiegogo page has now accrued over $10.3 million in pledges, …

What American Christianity Looks Like: Theologically

July 24, 2013 by Scot McKnight<p>This is a reputable source with reliable conclusions, so pastors and Christian leaders need to give this Economic …

The Whore of Babylon

July 24, 2013 by Scot McKnight<p><b>The Whore of Babylon</b><p><i>*The following post is adapted from Preston Sprinkle’s forthcoming book:</i> <b>Fight: A Christian Case for</b> …

Google Reportedly Developing an Android Games Console

New device could arrive this fall.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is actively developing an Android-based games …

How to use Pinterest for small business

Keeping up with the latest developments in marketing for your small business means staying up-to-date on the world of social media. Aside from the challenge of simply staying informed about new platforms and changes to existing platforms, figuring out how to maneuver within the sometimes …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …

Top 10 Paid Apps That Are Well Worth Their Price

Don't get us wrong: free apps are amazing, and we're awfully thankful for them. But sometimes, you get what you pay for, and a few bucks can get you …

SoundControl Offers One-Click Pandora Controls and Lots of Features

Chrome: Pandora is a great way to get through the workday, but finding its tab to pause or skip songs is a pain. SoundControl cures this ill by …

What Games Are: Xbox One Is Microsoft’s Spruce Goose

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here.</i><p>During the 1940s Howard Hughes spent millions developing and building a plane with the largest wingspan in history and …

Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

What a two weeks it’s been. Something happened that has been simmering for a while. The API market exploded. Intel bought Mashery for more than $180 million and CA acquired Layer 7. 3Scale received a new $4.2 million round of funding from Javelin Ventures. Mulesoft acquired Programmable Web. And …

Could An Internet Of Things Startup Be The Next Microsoft? Three Hobby Kits Hold Promise

In January 1975, Bill Gates saw a headline in <i>Popular Electronics</i> for a hobby kit that would change his life. It announced “Project Breakthrough! World’s First Minicomputer Kit to Rival Commercial Models “Altair 8800.”<p>Over the next few months soon-to-be Microsoft co-founders Paul Allen and Bill …

Goodbye Ugly Forums! Moot Is A Flexible And Modern Platform For Online Discussion (And It’s Free)

Moot, a startup offering a new take on commenting and forums, is launching today after three and a half years of development with the goal of bringing these key pieces of Internet discussion into the modern era. Unlike many of the options for online discussion that exist today, Moot is designed to …

Microsoft Apologizes, But Refuses to Comment on 'Always On'

I was planning on avoiding yet another controversy started on Twitter yesterday, as it seems there’s a new gaming-related one every few hours.<p>In it, Creative Director at Microsoft Studios Adam Orth kicked things off by saying he “didn’t understand the drama around ‘always on’ consoles” because …

Ouya fires back, says pre-release console isn't ready for review

Ouya is responding to early reviews of its pre-release Android gaming console, saying that the software is still unfinished. In a statement to <i>GamesIndustry International</i>, the company explains that the 60,000 Kickstarter backers currently receiving their machines are participating in a "preview …