Mary Talley Garcia

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Is adaptive better than responsive design?

If you have been remotely listening to the Web design conversation in the past five years, one phrase keeps coming up – responsive Web design. By now, you are probably designing every one of your site outlines with a responsive framework.<p>But some of the talk is shifting to adaptive Web design. The …

A Six-Year-Old’s Advice on Life and Overcoming Fear, Turned into a Heartwarming Movie

Why thinking about pizza can be a potent form of cognitive-behavioral therapy for self-doubt.<p>Children, MoMA curator Juliet Kinchin observed in her superb design history of childhood, “help us to mediate between the ideal and the real.” They perform this mediation as supreme masters of metaphor, …

Simone Weil on Attention and Grace

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.”<p><i>“Attention without feeling,”</i> Mary Oliver wrote in her beautiful elegy for her soul mate, <i>“is only a report.”</i> To fully feel life course through us, indeed, we ought to befriend our own attention, that “intentional, unapologetic …

Three Animators Bring to Life Three Beautiful Readings of Walt Whitman’s “A Noiseless Patient Spider”

“And you, O my Soul, where you stand, surrounded, surrounded, in measureless oceans of space…”<p>When <b>Walt Whitman</b> (May 31, 1819–March 26, 1892) self-published his first book of poetry in 1855, his monumental hopes for this labor of love were met with a few shrieks of harsh criticism amid an ether of …

These 5 Phrases Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Carpenters work with wood. Composers' medium is sound. Business leaders like you, however, work in words.<p>Think about it--whether it's persuading a prospective client, laying out your vision for your company, or motivating your staff, the primary tool at your disposal is language. Which means the …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Prine’s new record proves he hasn’t missed a beat.<p>By Nick Marino2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>With <i>Westworld</i>’s second season just days away, …

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Lingua.ly Adds Open Source Translation Platform Tatoeba

Language learning app Lingua.ly has introduced a suite of new features for its iOS app, including the incorporation of open-source phrase translation platform Tatoeba and the ability to adjust difficulty settings to suit your skills.<p>The updated app now lets you select a feed to suit your learning …

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

Karen O channeling Robert Plant? Rad! We picked one essential cover from each of the last ten years<p>This century has been a golden age for cover …

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