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IBM's simulated molecule could lead to drug and energy advances

IBM's quantum computer has made a small advance that could ultimately lead to a major chemistry breakthrough. A team of IBM researchers has successfully used IBM Q to accurately simulate the molecular structure of beryllium hydride (BeH2), the largest molecule ever to be simulated by a quantum …

Quantum Computing

Put Your Customers at the Center of Everything You Do With These 5 Routines | Inc.com

We all know that customers should be at the center of our business. But, let's face it -- sometimes we get caught up in the day-to-day craziness of growing a business and lose sight of them.<p>I advise some of the world's top CEOs and business leaders on growth and leadership, and I've learned that …

Customers

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Problem-solving

The Most Important Design Strategy You Should be Using But Probably Aren't | Inc.com

We've been writing about service design for a month now (happy anniversary to us!) so we thought it was time we introduced ourselves, explained how we each and together got interested in service design, and why we think service design is the most important strategic tool most companies -- large and …

Design

Customizable ‘Nook’ bed can be for sleep, work, and play

You can change up the color, fabric, and accessories<p>Is “nook” now code for space-saving interior design? Evidence is certainly building in at least one corner of the world. In addition to this tiny Barcelona apartment living large through five clever storage nooks and plenty of efficient small …

How to go freelance: need-to-know advice from creatives who made it

Once you’re free from the bubble of uni, the “real world” of the creative industry can seem daunting, and going it alone can be even more so. For …

Creativity

The Troubling Psychology of Pay-to-Loot Systems

“In behavioural psychology, that randomised system of reward is the one that creates the most addiction,” says Emil Hodzic, who runs the Video Game …

The Ethics of UI Design: Avoiding Dark Patterns

Most modern website designers strive to deliver an honest user experience. Some, however, will do anything to boost conversion rates – even going as …

Web Design

FREE WEB UI Kit (symbols & styles) - Freebie

By<p>Marco Lopes<p>Lead UI Designer at Farfetch.com<p>Follow for updates on what Marco Lopes is creating.<p>Sketch User Interface elements kit<p>Fully organize UI …

10 Free Plugins for Adding Animation Effects to WordPress

Special effects such as smooth scrolling, page transitions or CSS animations can add some welcome personality to your WordPress website. Use them to …

Web Design

5 Key Elements Every Small Business Website Should Have

Incorporate these five important website elements into your site to build an online presence that brings customers directly to your business, no matter where they're located.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>Your business may be small, but a business website …

Small Business

9 of the best resources for learning HTML and CSS

Learning HTML and CSS can feel like a bit of an uphill struggle, especially because there's almost too much information out there. Where do you even …

One of the world's best soccer teams is taking the names off their jerseys to make a point

The Swedish women's national soccer team may have won a silver medal in the 2016 summer Olympics, pulling off a huge upset by ousting the Americans …

5 Steps to Make Sure Your Website Is ADA-Compliant

Websites need to be just as accessible as ATMs, elevators, terminals and other user interfaces.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is one of America's most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation. Most people are familiar …

Disability

How to Make Your Website a Powerful Marketing Machine

Not so long ago, websites were purely used to deliver product and services information to target customers…<p>But they have morphed into a …

Marketing

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

UI Design
Crime

Revenge porn decision sparks anger at police

Sussex police decision to caution man, despite evidence he targeted five women, comes as data shows most revenge porn offences do not result in criminal charge<p>The mother of a 15-year-old victim of revenge porn has criticised police for letting the perpetrator off with a caution despite evidence he …

Crime