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The New York Times has signed up a lot of subscribers. Here’s how it plans to keep them.

<b>The Idea</b>: We remember reading about the kids’ section in Nieman Lab! It said it was for just a year. Are there any plans to extend it based off of feedback?<p><b>Cotton</b>: The feedback has been really strong so we’re evaluating that over time, but absolutely, if we continue to think it’s doing well, either …

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Front-End Developer Handbook 2018 - Learn the entire JavaScript, CSS and HTML development practice!

A guide for front-end developers to equip themselves with latest learning resources and development tools in front-end engineering.

CSS

How to Dramatically Improve your Public Speaking Skills

The ability to communicate a message, sell an idea, or paint a vision is a critical skill for <i>anyone</i> who wants to have an impact on the world. And …

Public Speaking

Why You Need UI Guidelines?

UnsplashWhat Are UI Guidelines?While working on UI design, few principles and guidelines are required to follow that help you design a standard and …

UI Design

Start your designs with a concept – UX Collective

The best designers I know always start a project with a <b>concept</b> (or conceptual model). What’s your design concept for this project? How do you …

UX Design

A 9-min guide to a less painful entrepreneurial journey

Every time I share my story of building JotForm to 3.5 million users with no outside investment, I hear one particular phrase often:<p>“I’m happy you …

Entrepreneurship

Motivation is a myth

Exciting goals. I’ve set quite a few of them in my time.<p><i>Learn Spanish. Start blogging. Run that marathon.</i><p>I’m strong on good intentions. I love the …

Motivation

What Will Bitcoin Look Like in Twenty Years?

Prediction is a tricky business.<p>It’s so easy to be wrong and so hard to be right.<p>But that’s exactly what we’ll do here. <b>Since we’re rapidly</b> …

Blockchain

We’re journalists at a Sinclair news station. We’re pissed.

Some of us wish we could quit — but our hands are tied.<p>We knew this was coming.<p>When Sinclair announced that all stations in the company’s network, including ours, would be required to roll out a “Journalistic Responsibility Promo,” the mood at our station darkened. Our anchors were told in an email …

Journalism

How to record mobile usability tests

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>There’s no need to explain the importance of mobile to UX designers.<p>Mobile is eating the world. But mobile usability testing …

Gear & Gadgets

Facebook to exclude North American users from some privacy enhancements

There’s no way to sugarcoat this message: Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg believes North America users of his platform deserve a lower data protection standard than people everywhere else in the world.<p>In a phone interview with Reuters yesterday Mark Zuckerberg declined to commit to universally …

Privacy

Designing New Ways to Give Context to News Stories

<i>Jeff Smith</i><i>, Product Designer,</i> <i>Alex Leavitt</i><i>, User Experience Researcher, and</i> <i>Grace Jackson</i><i>, User Experience Researcher</i><p>When scrolling through News Feed, …

UX Design

Beautiful and functional interfaces: Bridging the two worlds

In 2012, when working as a tech writer at a production company, I made a business trip to one of Henkel’s manufacturing facilities with a task to …

UI Design

In Defense of Design Thinking, Which Is Terrible

Last week I took part in the Third Annual Phil Patton Lecture, hosted by the Masters Program in Design Research…

Design

Calling all web developers: here’s why you should be using Firefox

Guest post is written by Ibrahim Nergiz<p>I don’t know how old you are; but, as someone who was born in the late 80s, I remember the rise — and fall — …

Software

Working with the new CSS Typed Object Model

Working with the new CSS Typed Object ModelTL;DRCSS now has a proper object-based API for working with values in JavaScript.The days of concatenating …

JavaScript

Progressive Web Apps on iOS are here 🚀

With iOS 11.3, Apple has silently added support for the basic set of new technologies behind the idea of “<b>Progressive Web Apps</b>” (PWAs). It’s time to …

Web Development

Google JavaScript Style Guide

1 Introduction<p>This document serves as the <b>complete</b> definition of Google’s coding standards for source code in the JavaScript programming language. A …

JavaScript

Google’s Latest Experiment Is Like Reverse Image Search For Color

What fine art matches your palette? Find out with Google’s latest experiment.<p>Google’s Art & Culture Experiments are always a source of joy–like its recent viral selfie feature, which matched your face to your long-lost twin in fine art. But the app also provides more useful tools, like its latest, …

Art

It's Time for an RSS Revival

The modern web contains no shortage of horrors, from ubiquitous ad trackers to all-consuming platforms to YouTube comments, generally. Unfortunately, …

Pew Research Center

Vue Design System

Vue Design System is a set of organized tools, patterns, and practices that work as the foundation for Vue.js application development. What initially …

UX Design

UX Has a Fake News Problem

Have you read the articles about Miller’s number and how it applies to design? The Psychologist George Miller found that people have a working memory …

Fake News

Component-based illustration using Sketch, Part 1: principles, styles & characteristics

“Design Systems” is about how to approach your design process more systematically, and ensure your design system helps to achieve the purpose of your …

UX Design

How Clark Valberg Accidentally Discovered The Weakness In Adobe’s Empire

The InVision founder’s goal is nothing short of creating the only tool you need as a UX designer–and the only software you need to share your designs with thousands of coworkers.<p>If you work in design, or work with designers, you’ve almost certainly used InVision, which has become a standard way to …

UX Design

Here’s everything I’ve learned from designing 10,000+ UI screens as a lead product designer.

Besides: “Yes, that is still misaligned.”<p><b>Quick Note:</b> <i>I learned all of this from amazing designers like you, fantastic mentors, and lots of trial and</i> …

UX Design

Americans less likely to trust Facebook than rivals on personal data

(This March 25 story has been corrected to remove reference to level of trust being lost over time)<p>SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) - Opinion polls published on Sunday in the United States and Germany cast doubt over the level of trust people have in Facebook over privacy, as the firm ran …

Social Media

Microcopy & UX Writing: Weebly

A <b>series of interviews with top UX writers of product teams from all over the world.</b><p><i>Check out the last part of the series</i><p>This time I am hosting …

UX Design

Make Navigation a Game

As Product Designers, we should remember that a design is never truly finished. The design process is cyclical.<p>Part II — Redesign<p>For part II of the …

UI Design