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Design Leadership

brought to you by InVision<p>Advancing the practice of design leadership.<p>Advancing<br>our craft<p>Our mission is to advance the practice of design leadership …

UX Design

Designers Finally Have A Seat At The Table. Now What?

Companies are finally listening to designers, writes Google Ventures’ Kate Aronowitz. Here’s what designers need to do now.<p>About 15 years ago when I started at my first tech company, design was seen by most as an afterthought. Even as a senior designer, I wasn’t invited to meetings to present my …

The 10 best design books that aren't about design

There are plenty of amazing design books around, but some of the best lessons can be learned from books that are about a different topic altogether. …

UX Design

5 Design Trends That Need to Be on Your Radar If You're Renovating in 2018

In 2018, interior style is all about rejecting conformity to a particular "look" and embracing imperfections. Individual touches have never been so …

This battery-free cellphone sucks power out of thin air

Researchers from the University of Washington have developed the very first battery-free phone. Its sound quality is pretty shitty, but imagine not having to charge your phone because it harvests light and radio waves from your surroundings. Sweet.<p>“We’ve built what we believe is the first …

Tesla wins bid to build world’s largest lithium-ion battery for South Australia

Musk says Tesla can do it in 100 days or it’s free<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised back in March that his electric car company, which also owns solar energy provider SolarCity, could help the state of South Australia with its routine weather-caused blackout issues. At the time, Musk said Tesla was so …

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

Beethoven’s Advice on Being an Artist: His Touching Letter to a Little Girl Who Sent Him Fan Mail

“The true artist is not proud… Though he may be admired by others, he is sad not to have reached that point to which his better genius only appears as a distant, guiding sun.”<p><i>“The Artist is no other than he who unlearns what he has learned, in order to know himself,”</i> E.E. Cummings wrote in …

10 best new web design tools for April 2017

There's good news this month for Foundation users: the team has released a library of UI components you can download, edit and plug into your site to …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

How to be human

How To Be Human is ending. Today is the very last column. I want to thank all of you for reading and for writing to me. I’m grateful so many of you entrusted me with your most difficult problems and thorniest, trickiest questions.<p>As I mentioned, this last column is going to answer the additional …

10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

Self-help

19 Simple Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem Quickly | Inc.com

Low self-esteem is unfortunately a self-fulling prophecy. The worse you feel about who you are and what you do, the less motivation you'll have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem.<p>From there it's easy to spiral down into a cycle of negative and circular thinking, keeping you mired in …

Self-help

What Is The Difference Between Deep Learning, Machine Learning and AI?

Over the past few years, the term “deep learning” has firmly worked its way into business language when the conversation is about Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data and analytics. And with good reason – it is an approach to AI which is showing great promise when it comes to developing the …

Machine Learning

Disturbing Photos of American Oilfields Look Like Abstract Expressionism

Using satellite imagery Mishka Henner's '18 Pumpjacks' turns the oil industry into abstract art.<p><i>Mishka Henner, Eighteen Pumpjacks, (2012). API 02914653 Mountain View, CA.</i><p>In Kansas, California, and Texas there are hundreds of oilfields which have made an indelible mark on the landscape. 18 of them …

Building the Infrastructure of Trust: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

<i>Nikita Namjoshi, Machine Learning Engineer,</i> <i>@nikita_maia</i><p>At the 2016 <b>AI World Conference</b>in San Francisco, Shivon Zilis and James Cham presented their …

10 top UI trends for 2017

<i>At</i> <i>Generate San Francisco</i> <i>on 9 June, Aaron Gustafson will demonstrate how interfaces can smartly morph to meet their users’ needs — slow connections,</i> …

39 logo fonts everyone should know

Typography can make or break the design of a logo. The right logo font can amplify the impact of your logo (and brand), while the wrong font could be …

Typography

Furniture Design Basics: What is Edge-Banding, Why is It Used, How Can You Easily Apply It?

Also, here's how to quickly tell if a piece of furniture is made of natural wood or plywood/particle board<p><i>This is written for those readers who are</i> …

Woodworking

A Simple Brain Hack For More Creative Problem Solving

Think innovation is out of your reach? You’re just not approaching the thinking correctly.<p>Think outside the box.<p>This time-worn advice has been offered as a panacea for getting out of all manner of ruts and for jump-starting innovation. But <i>how</i> you exactly go about coming up with a creative solution …

How to Manage Your Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

The only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our goals and gain success in …

Emotional Intelligence

Improve your UX with Google Analytics

<i>Erika Hall</i> <i>from Mule will be looking at a human approach to analytics at</i> <i>Generate Sydney</i><i>. In her session,</i> <i>Beyond measure</i><i>, she'll explain how more data</i> …

Unintuitive Lessons on Being a Designer

I sometimes joke that everything I have ever learned about design, I learned from my first job. Nowadays, this first job has extended to nearly ten …

What Do User Interfaces Want?:The Next 500 Years of Interaction Design

January 13, 2016What We WantFor every technology, there is an interface. It may be a simple, mechanical handle or a complex, digital display, but …

Usability

The Building Blocks of Flat Design | Webydo Blog

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

UI Design

15 New CSS Tools for Web Designers

CSS is basically a programming language that assists you in creating websites or apps in an efficient way. Now most of the developers are using this …

Web Design

How to Effectively Use Transparent Backgrounds in Graphic Design

<i>In graphic design, backgrounds are kind of like wall paint or wallpaper…</i> <br>Get it right, and you have a nice backdrop that blends into and sets off an …

Graphic Design