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Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

Prefab Homes

Macy's, Pushing Customer Experience, Takes Stake in B8ta

Macy’s, proving its commitment to rethinking what it means to be a department store by shaking up what it offers shoppers, is teaming up with B8ta, …

eCommerce

Prediction Interval, the wider sister of Confidence Interval

(This article was first published on <b>R Programming – DataScience+</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>In this post, I will illustrate the use of …

Data Science

How Thinking Like a User Can Fuel Business Growth

Investing in usability testing -- learning to see through users' eyes -- can be a game changer for not only customers, but also for the businesses serving them.<p>While user experience was once considered the realm of programmers and web designers, that's no longer the case. By 2020, the user …

UX Design

A Collection of 20 The Most Interesting Financial UI/UX Designs to Inspire Banking and Fintech

There are so many beautiful visualizations of banking interfaces on Dribble and Pinterest. Unfortunately, if you look closer, quite often they are …

UX Design

5 Surprising Findings About How People Actually Buy Clothes and Shoes

Retail has been constantly reinventing itself, and participants race to keep up with what feels like a series of epic shifts in consumer preferences. Apparel brands are investing especially heavily in online shopping capabilities and introducing interactive features that complement apps and …

eCommerce

ML beyond Curve Fitting: An Intro to Causal Inference and do-Calculus

You might have come across Judea Pearl's new book, and a related interview which was widely shared in my social bubble. In the interview, Pearl …

Supervised Learning

These gorgeous tiny art studios are surrounded by New England forest

New York-based Fiedler Marciano Architecture has unveiled a pair of gorgeous artist studios set on 450 acres of idyllic forested landscape. Created …

Design

How to Advocate and Evangelize User Experience

It’s getting better and better but, still, how many times have you had to justify why user experience matters and what it actually means? To be …

UX Design

Guerrilla Usability Testing: How To Introduce It In Your Next UX Project

When it comes to user research, sometimes you have to invest more to get more. Other times, you can avoid the expense. Take this Google statistic for …

UX Design

You’ll Never Regret Painting Your Entire House in This Color

Take your neutrals game up a notch by painting your entire home in an unexpected hue. Our favorite of the moment is Farrow & Ball Pale Powder (No. …

Midcentury modern meets the Magic Roundabout in this Lewes home

Shades of grey, pops of colour… Interior trends fixate then fade. But, like a beacon of permanence in a sea of transience, the midcentury look (that’s the umbrella term applied to anything designed between the late 1940s and 1970s) is rarely out of fashion. Perhaps it is the use of natural …

Doorhandle

On Implicit Conversions and More | Oracle Magazine

Our technologist looks at implicit conversions, logic bombs, SQL injection, and reduced access paths—in one question and answer.<p><i>By Tom …

Databases

Google exec gets scammed, Google cracks down on scammers

He ordered a Bluetooth headset on Google Shopping, but it never arrived. So, says a report, his colleagues tapped tech to tighten the screws on 5,000 bogus accounts.<p>Google is buckling down on fraud on its shopping site after a company executive was reportedly scammed while purchasing a Bluetooth …

Google Docs

How Visual Intelligence Empowers Predictive Merchandising

It’s no secret that personalization is an essential element of today’s shopping experience. Consumers are presented with endless opportunities to purchase at every corner, whether it be in the mall, browsing commerce sites or flipping through Instagram. To keep up, retailers must not only be ready …

eCommerce

Fast UX Research: An Easier Way To Engage Stakeholders And Speed Up The Research Process

Fast UX Research: An Easier Way To Engage Stakeholders And Speed Up The Research ProcessFast UX Research: An Easier Way To Engage Stakeholders And …

Infographic: How to make your content more visually engaging | Articles | Marketing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, some marketers aren’t getting their money’s worth.<p>As attention spans shrink and more companies release …

Data Visualization for Human Perception

35. Data Visualization for Human Perception<p>by Stephen Few<p>Data visualization is the graphical display of abstract information for two purposes: …

Usability Evaluation

15. Usability Evaluation<p>by Gilbert Cockton<p>Put simply, usability evaluation assesses the extent to which an interactive system is easy and pleasant to …

UX Design

Why Should You Replace Customer Segmentation with Machine Learning? | Oracle Profit Magazine

<b>Machine learning algorithms are far more effective than segmenting customers to personalize the customer experience.</b><p><i>By Eva Michel, Oracle …

Machine Learning

Therapy via conversational design

Using design and technology to support a better drinking culture.1 in 5 Australians over 14 drink at risky levels. Families and friends of people who …

5 Professional PowerPoint Tips for Building the Ultimate Presentation

I remember the presentation well, but for all the wrong reasons. The keynote speaker at a well-known project management conference had decades of …

Public Speaking

Heuristic Analysis in the design process – UX Collective

Three usability inspection methods and when and how use each one<p>Heuristic analysis is an extremely useful usability inspection method, but we need to …

An Introduction to Graph Theory and Network Analysis (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>“A picture speaks a thousand words” is one of the most commonly used phrases. But a graph speaks so much more than that. A visual …

Ontology & Linked Data

Ontology - Linked Data<p><b>What is Linked Data?</b><br>The Web enables us to link related documents. Similarly it enables us to link related data. The term Linked …

The Impact Learning Analytics Is Having on Higher Education

Imagine a learning environment in which schools and organizations could personalize your experience. If you demonstrate proficiency in one area of a …

Big data and understanding human behaviour | The Economist Group | SAS

top stories<p>Leveraging data successfully for development<p>Read now ><p>Improving early warning systems and disaster response<p>Read now ><p>Managing pandemics …

Visualizing Differences

Focus on finding or displaying contrasting points, and some visual methods are more helpful than others. A guide.<b>Tags:</b> comparison, contrast, …

How to use Excel's Data Model to turn related data into meaningful information

Excel's Data Model feature allows you to build relationships between data sets for easier reporting. Here's how to use it to make data analysis …

Databases

You Are Doing Analytics Wrong: Here Is Why

Analytics ROI often falls short because businesses overlook important parts of the process.<p>Businesses across industries want to compete on insights, …