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9 Rules For UX Design

Websites designed with user experience (UX) in mind have much better chances of establishing loyal users and improving conversion rates. In fact, the …

UX Design

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new …

Physics: Scientists Disprove Century-Old Assumption About the Brain's Neurons

For more than 100 years, physicists have relied on a “neuron computational scheme” that assumed the neurons within our brains are individual …

The State of Enterprise UX in 2017: An Industry Report Featuring 3,157 Designers

August 3, 2017Think about all the frustrating products you’ve used at work. Expense reporting apps. Outdated CRM systems. Database management tools. …

Web Design

10 findings from psychology that every user researcher should know

There are many findings in psychology that are of general interest to user researchers. But here are 10 that have particularly influenced the way I …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

The French Girl's Guide to Entertaining

What is it about the French? They’ve officially nailed that nonchalant, tousled-chic look when it comes to fashion (we all want to dress like them), …

France

Free Essential eBooks for Web Designers & Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>There are thousands of books available for web designers and …

Wireframing

6 Family Adventures in Florida

Photo source: Unsplash<p>Think of <b>Florida</b> and it’s most likely that images of beaches, sunshine and the Magic Kingdom will spring to mind. What you might …

UX in 60 Seconds: Using Component Libraries

Welcome to this super-quick introduction to using component libraries; helpful for designers, developers, and users alike. Let’s jump in!Component …

Web Design

21 Questions To Ask About Curriculum Development

Too often, educators approach curriculum development as a product to be created. Continuous improvement should be about answering questions, rather …

curriculum pathways | Search Results

August 27, 2017<br>by Larry Ferlazzo <br>0 comments<p>SAS Curriculum Pathways, my favorite online site (see I Really Like How SAS Curriculum Pathways Site …

How To Use Shadows And Blur Effects In Modern UI Design

When you examine the most successful interaction designs of recent years, the clear winners are those who provide an excellent functionality. While …

UI Design

Copyright and Licensing explained - Ignorance is no longer bliss!

<b>Many people are shocked to hear that it is illegal for them to be using the image they copied off Google or Instagram. But, there it is. This is such</b> …

Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s U.N. Ambassador, Dies at 64

UNITED NATIONS — Vitaly I. Churkin, the Russian ambassador to the United Nations, who represented his country through times of domestic tumult and rising tensions with the West, died on Monday morning while at work in Manhattan. He would have turned 65 on Tuesday.<p>The Russian government said he died …

Russia

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own …

15 Illustrator Add-ons That Will Blow Your Mind

With every new release, Adobe Illustrator expands on its powerful vector-editing capabilities. But if that’s not enough to keep you satisfied, …

15 Ways to Drown Out the Destructive Voices in Your Head

Here are strategies to silence your overly critical internal monologue and help you reach your goals.<p>To reach your goals, you have to take risks, develop constructive routines and make time to listen, learn and reflect. The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering …

12 YouTube tutorials you need to watch if you're new to the whole makeup thing

Do you ever wonder what the fuss about Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit is because you never graduated from Bonne Bell Lip Smackers (RIP)? For makeup newbies, …

Romantic Bedroom Decorating Ideas You'll Both Love

To sleep or not to sleep, that is the question.<p>Set a more romantic scene in your bedroom with relaxing scented candles, soft sumptuous bedding and …

Inspiration for Search UI Effects

View demo Download sourceToday we’d like to share a couple of ideas for search interaction effects with you. Mainly, we’d like to provide you with …

Inspiration

How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The sumptuous lips of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian queen’s face, and the plump belly of a 9th-century Mexican baby, are now at your disposal.<p>New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 375,000 images of works from its collection, with no restrictions on what you can do with them. The images, …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Touch Bar, Cognitive Load and Usability.

I’m a PhD Candidate, exploring the cognitive function of gestures in learning. A number of other subject areas orbit this one, including …

What is Self-Bias and Why is it Killing Your Career? | Inc.com

<i>By Bob Pothier (@Bob_Pothier), Director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE executive who works with leaders to help them better manage their culture to achieve exceptional results.</i><p>Take this short test.<p>On a scale of 1-10 (1 = I'm the worst; 5 = I'm average; and 10 = I'm the best) rate …

Critical Thinking

Achieving Financial Success Without Extreme Frugality or a Huge Income

It’s not too hard to find stories in the media about seemingly ordinary people finding great financial success. You hear about what seems like an …

Personal Finance

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders Who Have These 5 Powerful Habits | Inc.com

Organizations far and wide have for years attempted to crack the code on what makes for a healthy and profitable work culture. Well, let me save you time and money and simply break it to you here: It is trust.<p>We already know this to be true from several studies. For example, Great Place to Work -- …

Leadership

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7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …