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How Chinese overseas students are learning harsh life lessons

When 22-year-old Langou Lian looks back at her decision to study in the United States, one influence sticks out: Disney Channel movie High School …

The best UX and design conferences in 2018 – the definitive guide

If you like the list, don’t forget to 👏 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏<p>A great way of learning more about <b>User Experience</b> and getting in touch with …

UX Design

This Font Makes Graphics Out Of Numbers In Seconds

Inspired by Edward Tufte’s “sparklines,” the typeface turns typed numerals into inline data visualizations.<p>Data is always more accurate and informative in context. Take Hurricane Harvey, for example. Some parts of Houston had more than 50 inches of rain. But it’s hard to understand just how crazy …

U.S. business schools embrace 'fintech' as students clamor for courses

(This June 8 story, in second paragraph clarifies courses are for business school students, not only MBAs)<p>Georgetown University stands in Washington, U.S., September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts<p>By Anna Irrera<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leading U.S. business schools are trying to teach students how to …

Want to Make a Lie Seem True? Say It Again. And Again. And Again

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Eating carrots improves your eyesight. Vitamin C cures the common cold. Crime in the United States is at an …

This dad uses Photoshop to turn his son into a giant that toys with famous landmarks in awesomely surreal scenarios

Adrian Sommeling is a photographer, graphic designer, and artist based in the Netherlands.<p>He started out drawing and painting with his mother, also …

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How to Make Beautiful and Effective Infographics

"There's something almost quite magical about visual information," says data storyteller David McCandless. "It's effortless. It literally pours …

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 …

UI Design

Inspiring BEFORE and AFTER photos of a New York loft apartment redesign

Scott Specht and Louise Harpman designed the renovation of this 425 square foot loft apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.<p>Before we show you the …

Why So Many Chinese Students Come to the U.S.

They’re eager to escape flawed education systems back home, where low standards are leaving many ill-prepared for a global economy<p>YANGZHOU, China—Fan Yue looked into the future and didn’t like what she saw.<p>As a high-school student in this eastern Chinese city of 4.6 million, she dreamed of going to …

Mao Zedong

How Designers Turn Data Into Beautiful Infographics

Behind the scenes of information architects’ creative processes.<p>The best infographics are clear, easy to digest, and eye-catching. But the process of distilling data into a neat little chart, bar graph, or venn diagram usually requires pages and pages of messy preparatory sketches, which are rarely …

Designing a Better Notes App

<i>The ability to record and catalog thoughts is a popular market — to the tune of 100+ million users according to</i> <i>Evernote</i><i> — but the experience is still</i> …

Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

The Little Black Book of Intuitive Web Application Design

A web app that isn’t easy to use will not win many hearts.<p>But designing a user-friendly interface is no joke either.<p>What do my users want? How will …

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Save the Children

Real Talk About How Much It Actually Costs To Travel The World

Everyone these days seem to be telling you to travel. Quit the grind. Meet people. Enrich your life. See the world. But no one ever likes to talk about money. They expect you to figure that bit out on your own.<p>Travel isn’t free and it’s not always easy, either. Sometimes it’s expensive and hard at …

Data visualization: 14 jaw-dropping examples

Why is data visualization important?In his 2010 TED talk, David McCandless argued that sight has by far the fastest and biggest bandwidth of any of …

Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data<p>“Dashboard”, “Big Data”, “Data visualization”, “Analytics” — there’s been an explosion of people and companies looking …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

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