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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

Siri-creator shows off first public demo of Viv, ‘the intelligent interface for everything’

Voice-controlled assistance is seeing another evolution as it looks to prove its worth as the next shift in human-computer interaction.<p>Today, onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, Siri creator Dag Kittlaus showed off the first public demo of Viv, an AI virtual system that aims to be “the intelligent …

Hitman Go devs on the craftsmanship that goes into making 'nice mobile games'

Square Enix Montreal brings Hitman into its lobby<p>Square Enix Montreal was founded in 2012 to develop the next entry in the Hitman franchise. The game that the company eventually released was a very different kind of Hitman title: a turn-based puzzle game called <i>Hitman Go</i>, which debuted on Android …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

How to double your reading speed (without losing comprehension)

Billionaire Bill Gates wishes that if he had one superpower, it would be the ability to read faster.<p>Warren Buffet has claimed that he has “wasted ten years reading slowly.”<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Information is the most valuable …

A retired computer scientist is selling his 800-acre ranch for $10.95 million

The ranch, which includes a 9,500-square-foot house inspired by a Frank Lloyd Wright design, is located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and is a haven for local wildlife like bald eagles and deer.<p>Mitchell spent decades working with computers and became wealthy enough to buy the ranch and his own …

5 roadblocks to creating awesome apps

Counting Crows sang: “It’s 4:30am on a Tuesday, it doesn’t get much worse than this…” Programmers know that feeling all too well. They’ve all been there and done that. After drinking dozens of cups of coffee, looking all blurry eyed after being up all night fixing bugs, checking and adding just one …

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the key to success

Jobs held a staff meeting and explained the role passion would play in revitalizing the brand:<p>The simple phrase — "people with passion can change the world" — holds the secret to entrepreneurial success.<p>Nearly a decade later, in 2005, Jobs returned to the theme in his famous commencement speech at …

We've all been Keynesians for the last 7 years

It's one of these terms that now means "socialist," "big government" or "proponent of fiscal policy."<p>Of course, it doesn't actually mean any of those things.<p>Keynes wasn't a socialist. He didn't like big government. And he liked Monetary Policy as much as he liked Fiscal Policy. So, what is the real …

How No Man’s Sky creator is using clever tech to build a truly indie game universe

Sean Murray isn’t creating just one new world. He’s creating a whole universe of them in his sci-fi game No Man’s Sky, which uses a clever technology to mathematically generate new worlds for players to explore.<p>This “procedural” technology has been around for a while, but it hasn’t been used on …

FIFA and the World Cup: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Late Night Television

Swift 2 will be Open Source

Apple announced yesterday at WWDC that Swift 2 will be open-sourced later in 2015. This is fantastic news. Not only are they releasing the source, …

Architizer

Modern Design Tools: Adaptive Layouts

As software designers, we have more tools available than ever before to help us design beautiful software and rich interactions. However, I believe …

52 people every iOS developer should follow on Twitter.

And they are not only programmers.<p>You do have a Twitter account, do you?<p>If not, now is the time to change it.<p>A lot of iOS specialists — developers, …

Things I wish I had known before starting iOS development — Part 1

My designer handed me a nifty looking onboarding flow to complete just days before the launching of our app. The flow resembled the Evernote iOS …

27 iOS open source libraries to skyrocket your development.

You don’t want to miss them. Really.<p>I love open source.<p>And I love the developers, who spend their valuable private time creating amazing things, …

Screentendo can turn almost anything on your computer into a Mario level

When I start daydreaming online, I’ve found myself wondering why I can’t control a little Mario and make him jump around the eBay ads for crap I looked up two weeks ago. Well, it turns that out that I can.<p>Developer Aaron Randall has coded together something that he calls Screentendo. This is a Mac …

7 Ways to be a Better Software Engineer

Even those at the top of their game are looking for ways to get better. Keeping your skillset sharp as a programmer, whether you are currently coding …

Queen Elizabeth II owns every dolphin in Britain and doesn't need a driving license — here are the incredible powers you didn't know the monarchy has

Queen Elizabeth II is not like you and me.<p>Did you know she is immune from prosecution? That she has her own personal poet, paid in Sherry wine? Or that she holds dominion over British swans and can fire the entire Australian government?<p>It's true that her role as the British head of state is largely …

Designing patterns: the biggest web trend of 2015 so far

2015 has inherited a lot of trends from previous years, there’s been a steady evolution of ideas — Flat Design into Material Design for example — but …

Web Design

Secret T-shirt message explains why Microsoft skipped Windows 9

Last week at the Microsoft Build conference, Microsoft staffers and other insiders were wearing a blue shirt with the Windows logo that was actually made up of the 1's and 0's of binary code.<p>The mystery was irresistible.<p>Developer Kévin Gosse took a screenshot of Microsoft Windows chief Joe …

Pager Turns Your Facebook Pages Into Full-Fledged Websites

Meet Pager, a neat little hack developed during our 24-hour Disrupt NY Hackathon by a team of three engineers. It’s the perfect idea for small business owners who want to turn their Facebook page into a more traditional website.<p>The team has already worked for restaurant owners, doing freelance work …

Multipeer Connectivity

This tutorial shows how to use the <i>Multipeer Connectivity</i> framework to communicate between iOS devices:<p>The <i>Multipeer Connectivity</i> framework was added …

Learn Key Computer Science Concepts with These Everyday Analogies

What’s the difference between computer science and programming? How do you explain Big Data to a non-technical person? Sometimes, everyday analogies …

The Yachtsetter – Branding by Anagrama

The Yachtsetter – branding, print and graphic design by Anagrama.<p>The creative people of studio Anagrama were approached to develop a brand identity …

Clothing

Revealing Photos of Skylines and Apartment Windows Capture Solitude of City Life

Living among millions of other people and bumping shoulders on overflowing sidewalks doesn't always equate to a sense of community. Ironically, the most thriving metropolis can create the strongest feelings of isolation. French photographer and graphic artist Floriane de Lassee offers an …