Nathan Noble

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding UX Design

If you are thinking of working on your conversion optimization and landing page optimization, understanding UX design is essential. As you know, we …

What exactly is big data?

To some, big data just seems like a big buzzword.<p>So what is big data, actually? Some say it’s any amount of data that can’t fit on a single …

Big Data

Writing Better JavaScript with Flow

How often have you found yourself tracking down a bug in some code, only to find the error was something simple that should have been avoidable? …

Five Best Portable Headphone Amplifiers

If you use a pair of portable headphones, or even budget headphones, you could probably do with a decent amplifier. But if your favorite way of …

Audiophile

Simplify Your UX Through Reduction

By Brady BonusPublished: July 20, 2015“Creating a simple experience that looks easy, feels easy, and actually <i>is</i> easy is quite complicated.”Creating a …

Web Design

Using CSS pre-processors to make scalable vector graphics with HTML elements

Vector based graphics in HTML & CSS<p>Using CSS pre-processors to make scalable vector graphics with HTML elements<p>Update: the guys at Webucator have …

Graphic Design

13 UX principles from an IT and DevOps perspective

In The Phoenix Project, coauthored by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, and George Spafford, readers get a fascinating peek into the IT jungle of a large …

Management

20 Free JavaScript plugins to make your site even cooler

Friends web designers and developers, I do not doubt that your sites are cool: beautiful, ergonomic, interactive and so on! But I promise you that …

Apache Spark 1.4 adds R language and hardened machine-learning

With support for stats language R, along with a range of new features, the latest update to in-memory data-processing engine Apache Spark is now …

Big Data

15 Effective Web Designing Techniques and Their Importance for Content Gurus

In today’s competitive scenario, it is of critical importance to design an exceptional website that would help you stand apart from the rest and stay …

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

Start A Fire

New bike company makes effortless, beautiful bikes easy on the pockets

If you’re looking for something beautiful yet easy, think Brilliant Bicycle Company. It’s about biking, not bikes. When Digital Trends spoke to him, …

How To Grow Baby Lettuce (It's Easier Than You Think!)

Most folks don't realize how easy (and cheap) it is to grow your own baby greens, even with a very limited amount of space. Just think about all the …

The Best Big Data And Business Analytics Companies To Work For In 2015

InsightSquared, Paxata, Trifacta, Cloudera, Birst, Sumo Logic, Gainsight, Google, Ayasdi and Visier are the most recommended big data and business analytics companies by employees to friends.<p>These and other insights are from an analysis completed today comparing Glassdoor ratings by the companies …

Take Back a Roth Contribution

You put after-tax contributions into a Roth IRA, and after five years and age 59 1/2 all withdrawals are tax free. Ideally, you should let your Roth grow untouched for as long as possible. But if you need cash, you can withdraw your initial Roth contributions (not the earnings) at any time, for any …

40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In Layman’s Terms

Software developer Carl Cheo, founder of technology blog Carlcheo.com, knows what he’s talking about when it comes to computers! So, to help those of …

How Speed Up Your Front End Web Development Process

Web design is often lumped together with a lot of other ideas like UX design and web development. Although these areas do overlap, the skill sets are …

Javascript is the new Java

“<i>Write once, run everywhere!</i>”.<p>That’s the tag line that sold Java to developers since day 1.<p>Regardless computer architecture or platform your app …

2015: The Year Big Data Becomes Agile?

This is the year big data becomes an integrated part of an agile business strategy. That’s not just a function of technology, but of culture and process. It all begins with the realization that extracting value from big data depends on adapting to a constantly changing environment around us.<p><b>Big</b> …

Is Your Web Designer Using The Latest Technology To Enhance User Experience? — YFS Magazine

“Websites and Web applications have become progressively more complex as our industry’s technologies and methodologies advance. What used to be a …

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

6 Things Dave Ramsey Says You Should Do With Your Money in 2015

<i>By Christina Lavingia, Editor</i><p>We're nearly halfway through 2015, which means it's time to stop putting off your plans to improve your finances this year. But it's one thing to know you want to fix your financial situation, and another to take action. Where should you start?<p>Here's a suggestion: Dave …

The 7 Most Unusual Applications of Big Data You've Ever Seen!

It’s all well and good to talk about customer experience and managing inventory flow, but what has big data done for me <i>lately</i>?<p>I’ve rounded up seven …

Better Asynchronous JavaScript

JavaScript is single threaded. To avoid blocking applications when performing an ajax request or reading a file, these operations are usually …

Research on Big Data and Visualization Receives Major Funding

UC Riverside has received a $4.5 million NASA grant to train underrepresented minority students to work in STEM fields with extremely large data …

University of California, Riverside

Big Data-As-A-Service Is Next Big Thing

We’ve had software as a service, platform as a service and data as a service. Now, by mixing them all together and massively upscaling the amount of data involved, we’ve arrived at Big Data as a Service (or BDaaS, and it’s pronounced how you will).<p>It might not be a term you’re familiar with yet, …

Big Data

Responsive Background Images CSS Accordion

CSS Accordion (34 submissions)<p>Collections<p>CSS Accordion Slider With Transitions and Fle...<p>A neat looking image slider made in pure CSS, featuring …