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Find your perfect type with the Tinder for fonts

Finding the right font, just like finding the right romantic partner, can be a long, frustrating process. Apps like Tinder have revolutionised how …

Typography

These councils smashed themselves to bits. Who will pick up the pieces? | Aditya Chakrabortty

The people running an arm of the British state confessed last week that they can no longer do their job. That is not how the collapse of Northamptonshire county council has been presented, but it is what’s happened. From now on it will provide only the legal minimum of services. From children in …

Great Britain

Finding Creativity in Software Engineering

Let’s look at how programming can be more interesting and creative.<p>Recently, at one of the local meetups, I met someone who introduced themselves by …

Creativity

Impact of social media on children’s mental health is a 'real tragedy for our time', says new private schools chief

Copy of Duty of Care banner ad<p>Performing is in Shaun Fenton’s blood. He may be the new leader of Britain’s top private schools, but he is also the son of 1970s rock star Alvin Stardust, his mother was a dancer and his brother is an award-winning DJ and record producer.<p>“The advantage my dad always …

Mental Health

The founder of a beloved productivity app thinks the startup model is broken — here's how he's trying to keep the tech industry from 'making the same 10,000 mistakes over and over again'

If you ask Phil Libin, the tech industry doesn't do a very good job these days at promoting innovation.<p>They may seem a strange thing to say, given that the industry has a reputation for being the most innovative in the country, if not the world. But Libin's not just some crank.<p>He's been in the …

Startups

How Digital Marketing Can Take Your Startup To A Higher Level

Running a startup and surviving the cut-throat competition is an achievement. There are myriad of things that need attention like finances, managing the product, building relationships with clients, and more. Everything requires exhaustive research and an eye for detail. Luckily, digital marketing …

Marketing

I Gave Up on Squarespace and Built My Own Photo Website from Scratch

For the past several years my photography website called Squarespace home. Among online, fully-contained, content management systems, it is hard to …

Web Design

An Exploration of Variable Fonts - BBC R&D

BBC R&D<p>An Exploration of Variable Fonts<p>Posted by on 9 Aug 2018<p>Variable Fonts are the latest addition to the OpenType font format and change the way we make and use fonts on desktop and web. In short, they offer the possibility to pack many different styles into a single font file. That means you …

Typography

Photos: 20 best resources for learning how to code

1. CodeAcademy<p>Developers don't necessarily need a four-year degree to get into coding. Here are 20 tools to help you learn, exercise, and polish your …

Programming

Adobe adds 665 fonts to Creative Cloud

Accessing a wealth of font styles has just got easier for Creative Cloud customers thanks to hundreds of new additions from Monotype. With over 665 …

Typography

RIP EmuParadise, a haven for retro gamers for almost two decades

If you’re a fan of retro games, chances are you have a few emulators installed to let you play Mega Drive or Atari 800 titles. And if you have a few emulators installed, you probably have some ROMs. And if you have some ROMs, it’s likely that sometime since the year 2000 you visited EmuParadise, a …

Retrogaming

Adobe previews new font management experience coming to InDesign and Illustrator

Adobe today gave a sneak peek of a completely overhauled font interface set to make its way to two of the company’s most popular Creative Cloud applications, InDesign and Illustrator.<p>Bolstered by deep integration with Adobe Typekit, InDesign and Illustrator’s new font menu adds several features …

Typography

Illustrator’s Ultra Cool Website Is The Epitome Of Standing Out From The Crowd

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>You might’ve seen your fair share of brilliant web designs and online portfolios, but Mariano …

Batteries

How to blend SEO and creativity for content marketing success

<b>The SEO kills creativity mantra isn’t uncommon among content writers. Likewise, SEO experts often voice complaints that creative writing should take</b> …

Digital Marketing

We’ve been structuring brainstorm sessions all wrong

The traditional framework for brainstorms involves identifying a problem, listing solutions within a set of parameters, and then choosing the best.<p>But research on creativity and innovation suggests that truly innovative solutions result not from searching for a “correct answer,” but from the …

Design

WordPress 5.0 is Coming... Will Your Site Be Ready?

One of the world's most popular website publishing platforms is getting a major overhaul.<p>No matter how recently you updated your website, it may soon be time to for a rebuild. If you're one of the 75 million websites that use the WordPress platform, a huge update to the platform is coming that will …

Web Design

A professor explains why networking is a waste of time and what you should be doing instead

College freshmen are lectured about it on their first day of class. Young professionals race to one more boring party so they can be seen and shake …

Networking

7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

There are many ways to approach a rebrand. A trend of late has been to focus on reawakening a brand's heritage by looking to the past, but sometimes …

Team Sky

How to record the screen on your iPhone in a few easy steps

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

Build Your Customer Experience Digital Transformation Roadmap

<b>You know that a valuable customer experience is key to customer loyalty, but where do you start on your transformation journey? Forward-thinking</b> …

Customer Experience

Here’s how to prep your calendar for a productive workweek

<i>“Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn’t one today.”</i><p>Bill Murray was staring down another day in Punxsutawney when he uttered these prophetic words in the seminal classic <i>Groundhog Day</i>. But he might as well have been looking at an impossibly cluttered calendar. Our best hope for breaking the …

Time Management

4 Logo-Design Options to Boost Your Startup's or Small Business's Marketing Campaign

You may not have an artistic bone in your body, but rest easy: There are experts, freelancers and low-cost online tools to help.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We live in a logo-driven world. Think about those familiar logos for Coca-Cola, Nike, Starbucks, Google, …

Small Business

Our Favorite Sources of Web Design Inspiration

The platform is selected, content is written and the framework is approved. Now all that’s left is to work out an eye-catching design both you and …

Web Design

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

How to name your company, according to the go-to gurus of startup branding

Don’t be literal. Think about feelings. Tag lines are useless.<p>To create an effective brand in the startup age, you sometimes have to challenge established rules of corporate marketing.<p>That was the key takeaway from a talk given by Emily Heyward and Jonah Fay-Hurvitz, two strategists at the …

Startups

Become the hero of your company by learning these project management skills

Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they're just in regular office clothes, with shoulders heavy from the sheer weight of responsibility for a …

Project Management

Is Your Small Business Leveraging Its Google My Business Page?

Developing a social media strategy can be difficult as there are so many different platforms to choose from. Not every business needs to have an account on every platform. And it doesn’t make sense to have a social media account without a goal or purpose. That’s why, at BusySeed, we sit down with …

Small Business

The five rules of good midlife sex

It’s been said that sex in midlife is like going to the gym: you know you should probably do it a couple of times a week, but work, children and a mountain of life admin always seem to get in the way, leaving you too tired to bother (and vowing to do it next week instead).<p>But, just like regular …

Middle Age

I Only Wear Soft Bras—These Are My Favorites

>While I love pretty lingerie as much as the next person, my overall approach to the category when it comes to day-to-day is undeniably that of …

Clothing