Guy Waldman

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The Way We Learn Today Is Just Wrong

The way we learn today is just wrong.<p>Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like… Angry Birds.<p>Half of school dropouts name boredom as the No. 1 reason they left.<p>How do we get our kids to want to learn?<p>The blog is about why the future of education will be about flipping our current …

Artificial Intelligence

Prototyping wars

One of the most prominent events of the last year was the acceleration of the race for the perfect prototyping software used for mobile and web apps. …

Here's how much work your brain can handle before needing a break

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor …

Time Management

The future of motion in UX design

<b>Design is coming to life in ways never seen before.</b><p>That’s according to Kharis O’Connell, the CEO and founder of HUMAN, a Vancouver-based product and design studio focused on emerging platforms. Much of the company’s work is rooted in wearable technologies, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality …

UI Design

The 53 startups that will be huge in 2016, according to venture capitalists

Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their pitches, and fund them?<p>So we reached out to a handful of top VCs and asked them which of their young or growth-stage startups did they think were going to boom in 2016.<p>We also asked them which startups …

Venture Capital

The 3 Commandments of Great UX Design

Bonus IV: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s metrics.<p>When it comes to the Ten Commandments, there’s quite a few to remember. Talk about cognitive strain. Guess, Hick’s Law wasn’t much of a thing back in Biblical times.<p>For your convenience, we’ve narrowed down our list of commandments to just …

UX Design

The 25 hottest startups that launched in 2015

Take live-streaming app Periscope.<p>It was acquired before even launching to the public, then capped off the year being named Apple's iPhone app of the year. Meanwhile, Jet had a splashy debut that aimed to chip away at Amazon's ecommerce empire.<p>We narrowed down the list of startups which launched …

Startups

To Get More Creative, Become Less Productive

There is a fundamental tension between productivity and creativity, and managers won’t get more of the latter until they recognize it.<p>Productive people move through the tasks they have to accomplish in a systematic way. They make steady and measurable progress toward their goals. They make …

Creativity

14 Hot Web Design Trends From 2015

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The loudest content medium out there has finally learned how to be quiet. In 2015, web design moved away from information overload to an aesthetic revolving around empty space and simplicity. Taking a cue from magazines, web pages are …

UI Design

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

Why cards are dominating mobile design

When it comes to app design, 2015 is the Year of the Card.<p>Screen-size cards are everywhere, from websites to native apps and are designed to look like their physical counterparts. It’s an easy way for you to shuffle through a series of digital containers with the flick of a thumb.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> …

Basic Patterns for Mobile Navigation

<b>Summary:</b> Mobile navigation must be discoverable, accessible, and take little screen space. Exposing the navigation and hiding it in a hamburger both …

Visual Design

The Importance of Evaluating UX

It’s been a popular meme on LinkedIn. The bottles are intended to be a clever way to explain the difference between UI (user interface) and UX (user …

UX Design

How to set any song as iPhone ringtone without using iTunes

Long gone are the days when you could easily download a song onto your device and set it as your ringtone. One would think that with the advancement …

User Experience Design — Best sources to learn UX

<i>Sites, courses, UX Degrees and books</i><p><i>This list about User Experience is often updated! We add newest sources on top of the list.</i><p>Demand for UX …

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

Time Management

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

100 Free Fonts You Should Be Using In 2015

<i>The perfect font is hard to find.</i>Here at Canva, we know how difficult and time-consuming it can be to search for the perfect fonts every time you …

Typography

User Experience Research – 30 Statistics You Should Know – Infographic

New user experience research and statistics you should know and follow, including design ideas. Infographic shares 30 stats you should be …

Infographics

5 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Should Get Serious About Online Education

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet these days is full of cat videos, bad lip readings and hilarious memes. All good things, of course. But, believe it or not, there’s some useful stuff there, too. And that proposes a legitimate opportunity for the smart …

Education

Wireframe Basics for Beginners: An Agency Perspective

Wireframing is one of the most effective and valuable exercises during the project lifecycle. Whether you’re building a mobile application, a …

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

Infographic: How to Choose Your First Programming Language (Based on the Life You Want)

Programmers have an easy life. There’re tons of jobs, and the jobs pay well.<p>Even if you don’t want to pursue programming as a career, it still makes …

Digital Marketing

Establishing credibility when you’re a young entrepreneur

Getting a business off the ground is hard and often feels like one obstacle after another. You need a compelling idea. You need funding. You need customers. You need to learn how to market – the list of things you need is endless, but perhaps the most critical thing you will need is people to take …

Bringing Mobile Moments to the Enterprise

According to Gartner last month, “By the end of 2017, market demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than …

Mobile
Graphic Design

The Color of Your Marketing Matters [Infographic]

The science behind colors can help you attract more customersThere are thousands of stats that point to the importance of using visual content in …

Infographics

The secret way to land a job at Google

So let’s say you want to work for Google. In all likelihood, you might think achieving this will involve finding a job listing on its careers page, …

Why long scrolling sites have become awesome

The smaller the screen, the longer the scroll.<p>The popularization of mobile browsing is another timely, and significant, supporter of long scrolling. The small screens of mobile devices limit the amount of information that can fit above the fold, forcing designers to choose between scrolling, …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Time Management