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7 new browser-based tools for designers

Whether you work as an illustrator or graphic designer, web developer or 3D modeller, new design tools are being released all the time, many of them …

Pantone’s Addictive New App Turns The World Into A Prismatic Palette

Pantone Studio launches this week in the App Store and is targeted to digital designers and the color-obsessed.<p>From its humble roots as a printing company in suburban New Jersey to becoming the definitive language of color, Pantone has transformed into a global design force. But when your core …

Apps

10 best new web design tools in July

If the existing tools for pattern libraries aren't quite right for you, this month there are two new ones that might be a better fit for your needs. …

Showcasing UI Interaction Design with Animated GIFs

The humble animated GIF has become a popular tool for designers to share their UI designs. How a web or app interface works is just as important as …

People who can code are the most employable they’ve ever been — here’s everything you need to know to get hired

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>ShutterStock / timofey123<p><b>This article was originally published on 4/5/2016.</b><p>Web developer is currently ranked by U.S. News as the third …

Employment

Studio by UXPin - Free Resources from the creators of UXPin

<b>Free UX Design Resources</b> for designers and product teams<p>Guides, articles and ebooks that explore all facets of UX Design — from prototyping to trends …

UX Design

NexDock: The World’s Most Affordable Laptop

NexDock transforms Windows 10 smartphones, mini PCs, tablets and more into a Laptop. | Check out 'NexDock: The World’s Most Affordable Laptop' on …

Best All-in-one Productivity App

With LightArrow Organizer’s device-to-device sync with a free Dropbox or Google Drive account, your data is always available, whether you’re using …

Minimalist Color Palettes of 2015

Italian Creative Agency Dumma Branding created this gorgeous Minimalist Color palette collection of most used color of 2015. When you think of …

Posters

The most unbelievably simple trick to improve your memory

<b>(Alex Mit via Shutterstock)</b><p>Try ignoring it<p>Julia Shaw<p>March 1, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately remember<p><b>The</b> …

Humanity

'Super Markup World' tests your HTML chops in an oddly satisfying platformer

If using HTML to navigate a Mario-inspired world sounds like the perfect platformer for you, ‘Super Markup World‘ is not to be missed.<p>The game lacks a real storyline or characters, but it does have a helpful blinking blue dot that guides you through HTML challenges that progress in difficulty as …

Web Development

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide To Live Your Dreams

Commit to living intentionally.<p>506<p>SHARES<p>You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed …

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Making it up as you go along: how your brain improvises

When your brain becomes ‘quieter’, remarkable things can happen. It’s time to go with the flow<p>Have you ever been at a concert and seen a musician or rapper start to improvise? It can often seem effortless or even magical. Few people can freestyle like Kendrick Lamar and Notorious BIG, or improvise …

Creativity

Sony’s pico projector makes a big, bright picture

You should never take a video projector camping — it completely defeats the object of the great outdoors. Unless you have kids. Then it’s handy to beam a movie onto the side of a tent to keep them quiet while you drink.<p>Perfect for the job is Sony’s $350 MP-CL1 — a small, battery-powered pico …

Are You a Leader, or Just Pretending to Be One?

We’ve rarely needed leaders more — but wanted the leaders we have less.<p>It’s as if we’ve forgotten what leadership really is, and confused it with what it isn’t.<p>What’s not leadership? For one thing, performing. Leadership is not making the right faces, memorizing the right lines, pumping your fist …

Leadership

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

25 JavaScript Libraries for Cool Scrolling Effects

A website design comes to life with well-executed animation. If you’re looking for the proper libraries to add effects to your project, here I’ve …

jQuery

How To Easily Rewire Your Brain For Success With One Simple Action

You know how it goes…you intend to take an action to create an end result that you <i>know</i> would benefit you personally or in business, but you didn’t …

Death in the City of Light

• <b>Author:</b> David King<p><b>The gripping, true story of a brutal serial killer who unleashed his own reign of terror in Nazi-Occupied Paris.</b><p>As decapitated heads and dismembered body parts surfaced in the Seine, Commissaire Georges-Victor Massu, head of the Brigade Criminelle, was tasked with tracking down …

Building a Serverless Dynamic DNS System with AWS

Modern workers are mobile and connected, and they expect to have access to the tools they need from anywhere. When people need to access systems on …

Cloud Computing

Textio, A Startup That Analyzes Text Performance, Raises $8M

Textio CEO Kieran Snyder took a quantitative approach to how language worked in her linguistics studies. And when she and her co-founder Jensen Harris were leaving Microsoft to start a new company, it was only natural that it would be centered around language in some way.<p>That’s how Textio, a …

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Web Design

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, …

Creativity

There's a Hidden Connection Between Pi and Quantum Mechanics

Physicists have uncovered a hidden connection between a famous 350-year-old mathematical formula for <i>pi,</i> everyone’s favorite irrational number, and …

Quantum Mechanics

16 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us.<p>To help you get into your interviewer's head and learn what they want to see in a candidate, we rounded up a list of science-backed strategies to make yourself seem more likable, …

Employment

McDonald's Debuts a Wedding Dress Made Out Of Its Trash and It's Not Hideous?

Turns out, Big Mac boxes make decent bras.<p>During Funkshion Fashion Week in Miami Beach, Florida, McDonald's served up some McCouture made entirely out of McTrash. Because McWhyNot? In what looks like a <i>Project Runway</i> challenge gone very wrong (or very right), the fast food mega-chain dished out some …