Herbert Spencer

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13 Forecasts on Artificial Intelligence

Once upon a time, Artificial Intelligence (AI) was the future. But today, human wants to see even beyond this future. This article try to explain how …

10 Things That Happen When Students Engage in Design Thinking

<i>John Spencer, a great friend and amazing thinker, has a course on “Design Thinking for Teachers”, that is happening now. I know John is very</i> …

Neural Evolution – Building a natural selection process with AI

Created by Fabio Carbone, Neural Evolution is a an experiment created in Processing that trains a Neural Network through a natural selection process …

How To Use Color To Prove Your Point, From A Data Viz Expert

The importance of color theory is a well-explored topic in art and design. But what about when it comes to information design?<p>When working with large amounts of data, precision is key. The same is true of the art of data visualization: size, shape, shade, hue–the tiniest details of a visualization …

A.I. Mirror Turns Your Reflection Into A Picasso Painting

Electronic Cubism<p>Stand in front of the “Cubist Mirror,” and you’ll see your face looking back at you. But it’s a version of your face as Picasso might paint it.<p>The mirror works in real time, generating a refreshed “reflection” faster than once per second. The refresh rate creates a slightly choppy …

Bohemian Renaissance Man: An Interview With Dr. Brian May, Rock Star And Astrophysicist

There are things known, and things unknown, and in between is Brian May.<p>First, what is known.<p>Brian May is revered around the world as the lead guitarist of Queen, one of the most iconic rock n' roll bands of all time. Queen's ascent was stratospheric, their reign imperial in its reach. Their music …

The Dalai Lama Protocol: Buddhism meets AI

I just finished the book The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler. And while I got a great deal of personal wisdom from the book, I …

How Will Web Components Change CSS Architecture?

With the slow rise of Web Components—the breakdown of interfaces into self-contained chunks of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS—will we see an evolution (or …

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Blog<p>Search Engine Optimization |June 27, 2018<p>The Most Common Mistakes in Search Engine Optimization Everyone Should Know<p>Search Engine Optimization …

When Big Brands Aren’t Paying for Custom Fonts, What’s a Type Designer to Do?

As a young designer at Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam, Philip Cronerud cut his teeth working for some of the biggest brands in the world. Before he was …

.resizr: CSS Media Queries Testing Online Tool

Beauty in motion for your projects 44 time-lapse videos with 3K resolution, in mp4 format, delivered in 3 different collections. Including …

Inline validation in forms — designing the experience

After having released my own form validations library, I couldn’t stop asking myself one thing: <b>What is the best user experience when it comes to</b> …

Google's art machine just wrote its first song

Today, Google's newest machine learning project released its first piece of generated art, a 90-second piano melody created through a trained neural network, provided with just four notes up front. The drums and orchestration weren't generated by the algorithm, but added for emphasis after the fact.<p>…

Cutestrap – Sassy, Opinionated CSS Framework

Advertise here via BSACutestrap is a sassy, opinionated CSS Framework. A tiny alternative to Bootstrap. It supports Vertical Rhythm, Consistent …

How to Stay Ahead of UX Design Trends

The job of a UX designer is more difficult than ever. User expectations are rising, and the bar is already set high for interaction design. This …

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Visualizing Health

• Classifying risks<br>• Raise or lower concern<br>• Awareness of risk<p>Gist understanding<p>Test result<p>Overweight<br>• Smoking<p>Callout<br>• Number Line Graph<br>• Color …

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The interfaces that bridge the human-machine divide

First it was toggle switches. And then keyboards, the mouse and other standard interface devices gave us control of computers and the digital world. From the tangible, to hands-free and beyond, the ways in which we control digital systems are expanding. We've collected just a few of the interesting …

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

A Guide to Design Mockup Fidelity

<i>This is a guest post by Jerry Cao, coauthor of The Guide to Mockups.</i>In this article, I will discuss the various levels of <b>UI design mockup fidelity</b> to …

How To Have Ideas

Slides from #BrightonSEO Sept 2015 and #Mozinar October 2015<p>Practical thinking skills and brainstorming techniques that will drastically improve your idea generation for content.<p>Get the free ebook here: http://www.content101.com/ebooks/how-to-have-ideas/

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Government design principles

1. Start with user needs<p>Service design starts with identifying user needs. If you don’t know what the user needs are, you won’t build the right …

Disney animators test Apple's iPad Pro, reveal screen has roughed surface for drawing

By<p>A week after Apple offered Pixar staff an early look at the new iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, the company let animators at Walt Disney's Feature …

Brilliantly-Designed Inuit Fish Hook That Allows the Halibut Population to Replenish Itself

Can you figure out how this early example of sustainable design works?<p>Time to put your ID thinking caps on. Take a second and think about how you'd …

Echo Yang Elevates Everyday Machines into Abstract Art Automata

Now that the digital era is upon us, the trope of mechanical reproduction has become a condition of contemporary culture, and machines in themselves …

How To Reduce Friction With Good Design

Anders Toxboe, designer for Bonnier Interactive, cites motivation as the force that opposes friction in the realm of interaction design. A properly motivated user will be willing to withstand more friction and still have a positive experience. A poorly motivated user will, on the other hand, give …

Are pop-ups powerful?

Inflato Dumpster, a popup to increase public space by the Department of Urban BettermentIn the last few months some interesting Pop-Up news has come …

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