Joe Pemberton

830 Flips | 11 Magazines | 320 Likes | 54 Following | 687 Followers | @joepemberton | Digital Strategy, UX for Modern Brands / Creative Director / Former Co-founder at Punchcut / Former CD at Razorfish / Designed the JetBlue Identity

The evidence for Christianity is like a tsunami

My life growing up was a struggle. When I walked into college, I carried a heavy burden of years of hurt and bitterness.<p>I was mad at my father for beating my mother. I was angry at a man who worked on our farm and sexually abused me from ages 6 to 13. All of this led to me to really despise God, …

Christianity

Is Your Spouse Your Best Friend?

First Presidency Thanks Members for Unprecedented Humanitarian Outreach

Humanitarianism

You Never Know How Much Good You Do

Coping with Infertility and Loss

Pregnancy

Why is Trump’s DOJ Defending ‘Absolute’ Restrictions on Sermons?

What pastors say from the pulpit is the church’s business, not the IRS’s. Or at least that’s how it should be. And in May, that’s how President Trump …

Toronto man builds park stairs for $550, irking city after $65,000 estimate

A Toronto man who spent $550 building a set of stairs in his community park says he has no regrets, despite the city’s insistence that he should have …

Toyota is adding Amazon's Alexa to cars. We've been using Alexa in a car for 6 months and it's the best infotainment system we've ever used.

Toyota announced this week that Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant found in its line of Echo devices, is coming to Toyota and Lexus cars later this year.<p>This is great news for people who own compatible vehicles or want to buy one. I've been using an Echo Dot with Alexa in a car for six months, and …

Why you should define your fears instead of your goals

The hard choices -- what we most fear doing, asking, saying -- are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take …

You don’t need to buy a new smartwatch — just get the Smart Buckle

Why buy a new smartwatch when you can just turn your old watch smart? That’s the question Gooseberry answers with its Smart Buckle, a little device …

Smartwatches

The UX of Virtual Identity Systems – UX Collective

Organizing concepts like eye shape, tattoos, wrinkles, and standby expression can be a master class in information architecture. Not many games get …

UX Design

If you're looking for a job, consider becoming a Siri Event Maven

They say every therapist should have a therapist, and in today’s technologically driven world, every personal assistant ought to have an assistant, …

Siri

Seed-bombing drone startup aims to plant one billion trees per year

From 2000 to 2009, planet Earth lost more than 32 million acres of tropical rainforest. This large-scale deforestation accounts for about 15 percent …

New South Wales

In a digital, diverse America, the First Amendment matters more than ever, forum shows

Supreme Court rules for church preschool in religious liberty case

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court ruled that a Missouri policy that excludes a church-run preschool from a grant program is unconstitutional.<p>Missouri launched an initiative in 2012 to encourage schools to use recycled tires to produce safer playground surfaces, but the program triggered a major …

EFF to Supreme Court: No Real-Time Cell Phone Tracking Without a Warrant

Washington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a troubling ruling that allows police to …

Mormon apostle decries incivility, xenophobia, urges people to build a better world through religious principles

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Mormon bishop, New York Times best-selling author explains 'Essentialism' from a gospel perspective

Greg McKeown has spoken to some of the most successful companies in the world, including Apple, Google and Facebook. He is the author of a New York …

Nixon could have saved his presidency, Mormon apostle says, so heed conscience to avoid Watergates in your life

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2017, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Elder Christofferson speaks at Oxford about his role in Watergate scandal

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News<p>Elder Christofferson speaks at Oxford about his role in Watergate scandal<p>By | Posted Jun 15th, 2017 @ 10:47pm<p>+Show 1 …

Salt Lake City

Transcript: Elder D. Todd Christofferson at the University of Oxford

<b>Reflections on Watergate: Integrity and Public Service<br>By Elder D. Todd Christofferson</b><p><i>Christ Church, University of Oxford<br>June 15, 2017</i><p><i>Also the</i> …

Mormon Artifacts on Display at the Smithsonian

Artifacts from the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are on display in a new one-year exhibition at the Smithsonian in …

What Mormon Family Trees Tell Us About Cancer

By searching the church's famed family trees, scientists have tracked down a cancer-causing mutation that came west with a pioneer couple—just in time to save the lives of their great-great-great-great grandchildren.<p>Nobody knew it then, but the genetic mutation came to Utah by wagon with the Hinman …

Genealogy

Ban on Jewish Pride flags at gay march called ‘unbridled hypocrisy’

(JTA) — Jewish groups denounced the banning of Jewish Pride flags at a lesbian march in Chicago and called for an apology.<p>Organizers of the 21st …

The Supreme Court’s Religious-Freedom Message: There Are No Second-Class Citizens

Public programs must be open to all.<p>While there are many threats to religious liberty, few are more consequential over the long term than the state’s …

Supreme Court to decide if gay rights trump everyone else's rights

The Supreme Court announced Monday it will tackle a culture war powder keg – should a Christian baker who opposes gay marriage on religious grounds be <b>forced to participate in a gay wedding?</b><p>In other words, do gay rights trump everyone else’s rights?<p>The justices said they will consider a case …

Nevermind the Wedding Cakes: ‘Religious Liberty’ Fight Is About Doctors, Wife-Abusers, and Corporations

Never mind the photographer and the florist for Louisiana’s “Marriage and Conscience Act.” The real stakes are far higher—impacting corporations, …

20 Inspiring Mobile Login Forms

The following article brings you 20 <i>inspiring mobile login forms</i> that will teach you some new styles and design techniques for designing mobile forms. …