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Lessons Learned From Starbucks on Experimenting With Mobile Marketing at Retail

Up to 60 percent of consumer's time spent online is spent on mobile devices, presenting a vast opportunity to engage your customers on mobile as they interface with your retail locations.<p>This type of marketing is still developing, but learning first how to effectively experiment with different uses …

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The future of layout with CSS: Grid Layouts

In this article we’ll take a look at the wonderful world of the CSS Grid Layout, a relatively new W3C specification that has partially started to see …

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10 lessons learned from a year of blogging

You’ve heard it once and you’ll hear it again: blogging is a marathon, not a sprint. And for marketing teams in quickly growing companies, blogging can seem frustratingly slow.<p><b>But the age-old adage stays true: blogging takes time and patience</b>. For the impatient among us, that’s the last thing we …

Marketing

Building a Site Entirely on Github.com

Have you ever thought:<p>What’s the minimum I need in order to build a site?<p>I’ve thought about it quite a bit. So much so, I like to test my theories …

Web Development

How Google's Web Crawler Bypasses Paywalls - Elaine's Idle Mind

<b>by Isoroku Yamamoto</b><p><i>Update: A newer version of the chrome extension is available here.</i><p>Wall Street Journal fixed their “paste a headline into Google …

The Purpose Of A Brand Framework

Think about NASA. When I say NASA you might think exploration, innovation, ingenuity. NASA means something. It’s not just what NASA does that provides associations—it’s what NASA stands for, what it means. It meant something when we put a man on the moon. It meant something for people who had no …

Customers

How ISIS Actually Lost Ramadi

Pentagon officials hailed the U.S.-trained Iraqi army this week for retaking much of the western Iraq city of Ramadi from the self-proclaimed Islamic …

Middle East

Become a Sublime Text power user

<i>Wes Bos will be discussing modern worklow and tooling for frontend developers at Generate San Francisco on 15 July. Book now to become a founding</i> …

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 …

This amazing Goldman Sachs chart shows how tech companies have come to dominate the world

Goldman Sachs released a huge note full of great charts for clients, including an end-of-year financial crossword.<p>One of the more eye-catching graphics is of the top 20 companies by size, charted for the past 10 years.<p>It shows how 2015 marked the first time the top three largest companies in the …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …

Programming

A Look Into Proper HTML5 Semantics

If you carefully plan the structure of your HTML documents, you can <b>help computers make sense of the meaning of your content</b>. Proper syntax is …

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

This is the second in a series about the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Evangelos Simoudis. Evangelos and I are working on …

What Is The First Step In The Sales Process?

A sale can only be made when the seller has the attention of the prospective buyer.<p>Your Business Professor had been regularly calling on the hospital …

How we ended up with microservices.

Microservices are a thing these days.<p>When I was at SoundCloud, I was responsible for the migration from a monolithic Ruby on Rails application to a …

10. Event-Driven Programming — How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python 3

10. Event-Driven Programming¶<p>Most programs and devices like a cellphone respond to <i>events</i> — things that happen. For example, you might move your …

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Welfare To $1M: Kimra Luna's 8 Secrets For Building A Business

Kimra Luna may be the most successful person you’ve never heard of – yet.<p>The 29-year-old mom of three burst onto the digital media scene, building a 20,000-person Facebook community of Freedom Hackers, aspiring online entrepreneurs who build lifestyle businesses that free them from j.o.b.s, all the …

Out-there Airbus patent: Detach cabin from airplane | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Squeezing out a net profit is tough in the airline business. And while straining to do so, plane manufacturers have come up with some interesting ideas.<p>The latest: Turn cabins -- the part of the plane where you sit -- into detachable modules separate from the planes. Then mix 'em and match …

Python's objects and classes — a visual guide

Python developers love to say that “everything is an object.” And indeed, when I teach Python classes, I say this several times, and many people nod …

36 Freebies & Goodies For Web Designers — October 2015

We’re close to the end of 2015 but yes, the freebies are going to keep on coming. In this compilation for October 2015, you will find a bunch of …

Circular Images with CSS

In this tutorial, we’ll go over some CSS techniques for rendering circular <img> elements. The main CSS property responsible for the effect is …

How to Hack the Amplification Process - Whiteboard Friday

Last month, Rand made a surprise virtual appearance at Full Stack Marketing, part of the Turing Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. He presented a …

Marketing

Easy content organisation with HTML5

Typically designers and web developers divide web pages into macro content areas (let’s call them <i>regions</i>). Doing an image search for typical web page …

Sectioning Content in HTML5 - div or section or article?

HTML5 was a major stepping stone for the concept of semantic code. It really championed the idea that how your document is structured and what tags …

15 Epic Typeface Combinations You Can Use In Any Design Project

There are very few more time-consuming tasks than hunting down the perfect typographic pairing for a project, and for us graphic designers; it …