Colin Mayer

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The Art of Minimalism in Mobile App UI Design

Design is one of the most important drivers of user engagement. As users’ preferences shift toward a simpler interface, stripping the UI to its very …

UI Design

Comment on Why the Cost of Living Is Poised to Plummet in the Next 20 Years by phil.collins

The cost will no doubt decrease, but as pointed out the new “necessary” needs will always create a new market. Just like http://www.duringdays.com.au …

Emerging Technology

These are the 10 hottest trends in the Internet of Things right now

And as the IoT creeps toward mass adoption, a handful of trends have started to emerge with the space. AppCarousel recently attended IoT World in Santa Clara, California and the Internet of Things Summit in London.<p>From those conferences, AppCarousel came away with 10 of the hottest trends within …

Internet of Things

Watson Analytics Free Edition - Editor Review, User Reviews, Features, Pricing and Comparison in 2018

1055.75 0<p>Review<p>Watson Analytics Free Edition offers visualization and discovery from the cloud so you can analyze data on your own. Free Edition let …

Crucial Lessons From My Time In A Monastery

<i>By Gigi Falk, Duke student</i><p>I have focused my meditation in these past days on the art of breathing, as I use my breath to draw every corner of my wandering, sleepy, or agitated mind back into my current moment of existence. By continuously drawing my attention to nothing but the rising and falling …

Meditation

We Played Apple’s New Game That Teaches Kids How To Code

One recent evening, I spent my 40-minute commute guiding a friendly cyclops around a maze in search of gems. After moving the creature with a series …

Commuting

8 Ways My Ego Killed My Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Years ago I had a successful startup that I sold for a lot of money. I thought because I did this that I could do anything. I let me ego run my life. I started a new venture and acted like I was "the bomb" and nothing could stop me. This …

Entrepreneurship

The Many Applications of Deep Learning

Yann LeCun of New York University and Facebook gave an overview of deep learning and the many challenges and opportunities it presents to …

Thanks to Fridgeye we've reached peak IoT, and it's beautiful

Technology can save lives, provide access to education and bring you closer to your friends and family.<p>And now it can also tell you what’s going on in your fridge.<p>Thanks to FridgeEye, you can check on your fridge, whenever and wherever you are.<p>Imagine a world where you won’t have to wonder if you …

A selection of the best product design and UX/UI design resources

When making prototypes of a product, we often found that there are a large number of duplicate parts on the same page. Although these elements can be …

Wireframing

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

Books

Let A Chatbot Do The Hard Parts Of Online Dating For You

The "Ghostbot" will save you from unwanted interactions with carefully crafted replies

Online Dating

The Myth of the Amicable Divorce

You can divorce well or you can divorce badly and like with most things, there's a front and a back to both scenarios. How better to ameliorate our shame of our failure than to posture a divorce as a constructive motion toward benevolence? This is a lie you can't live with. In amicable divorce, …

Relationships

Chicken With a Beef: The Untold Story of Chick-fil-A’s Cow Campaign

Stan Richards, founder and creative director of ad agency The Richards Group, was sitting in a routine staff meeting in 1994 when he learned his …

Advertising

Neural networks: Artificial intelligence and our future

James Crowder Contributor<p>James Crowder is the chief engineer at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services.<p>Imagine yourself a passenger in a futuristic self-driving car. Instead of programming its navigation system, the car interacts with you in a near-human way to understand your desired …

Artificial Intelligence

Tech moguls declare era of artificial intelligence | Reuters

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (Reuters) - Artificial intelligence and machine learning will create computers so sophisticated and godlike that humans will need to implant “neural laces” in their brains to keep up, Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told a crowd of tech leaders this week.<p>Tesla …

Artificial Intelligence

If You Think Building Habits Can Help You Reach Goals, This Will Change Your Mind

Usually when we want to achieve something, we try hard to build some habits, as we’re told that habits are the fundamentals of success. However, if …

Got ADHD? The Answer May Not Be What You Think.

Photo by MattysFlicks<p>ADHD is commonly understood as difficulty sustaining attention, disregarding irrelevant stimuli, and organizing information …

One Startup Explains How it Runs a Foodservice Startup Without Any Servers

This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>There are no cashiers, servers or meat products at Eatsa -- but there are crowds eager to experience the future of fast food. Cofounder and CEO Tim Young launched two outposts -- one in San Francisco, one in L.A. -- of his fully …

Fast Food

IBM's Chief Innovation Officer Looks Back On Nearly 40 Years Of Breakthroughs

American industry has a rich heritage of top-notch corporate labs. Bell Labs created not only the transistor, but also other fundamental breakthroughs, such as the laser and information theory. PARC, developed much of the technology we associate with modern computers, such as the mouse and the …

Quantum Computing

The intelligent app ecosystem (is more than just bots!)

S. Somasegar Contributor<p>S. Somasegar is managing director at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Business models will drive the future of autonomous vehicles<br>• XR is a new way to consider the reality continuum<p>Daniel Li …

Machine Learning

7 Reasons Non-Analysts Should Understand Data Modeling

For many non-technical individuals in the business world, data modeling can seem like a strange and somewhat terrifying realm. Even those who are …

Big Data

Sales and Marketing Should Work Together to Keep the Buyer's Journey Top of Mind

Since the 1990s, CRM has given companies the ability to store more prospect and customer data than ever. Sales and Marketing have used that data to …

Marketing
Marketing
Marketing

UIStackView For Showing And Hiding User Interface Controls

Let’s take a look at a very useful feature of <b>UIStackView</b>: showing and hiding user interface controls.<p>In an <b>earlier tutorial</b>, I demonstrated how to …

Design Freebies: Mockups, GUIs, Fonts and More

Time to update your design resource library! It's always good to keep it filled with all of the latest goods found around the web. We've searched for …

Graphic Design

Compact & Powerful: Great Examples of Floating Action Buttons in Interfaces

<b>Floating action button</b>, or abbreviated <b>FAB</b>, is a little enhancement that is a part of Google’s visual language. It is an elegant way of adding extra …

11 Features All App Prototyping Tools Should Have

There is a nearly endless amount of good you can do with a great prototype. You can use your mobile app mockup to drive new business with …

Prototyping

Introducing the New SAP Fiori Design Guidelines for iOS | SAP Blogs

If you are a UX designer, your work is about to get a whole lot more interesting. The new SAP Fiori Guidelines for iOS are now available to get you …