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LEGO Batman takes over The Big Bang Theory

It seems LEGO Batman is pretty much unstoppable at this point.<p>In celebration of the movie’s release on Feb. 10, <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> is airing a series …

Sketch: A Perfect Icon workflow

Really quick, consistent way to use icon fonts in Sketch.<p>Sketch doesn’t offer a good solution for managing icons. So, I spent some time building an …

Web Development

Human Interface Guidelines for Slack

Table of content<p>The importance and benefits of Human Interface Guidelines<p>Designing for conversational UIs<p>UI and UX for Slack<p>Creativity from …

The Anatomy of a Killer Startup Name -[Infographic]

<i>NOTE: This was originally posted on our</i> <b>Venngage blog</b><i>. If you like data be sure to check out the other</i><b>articles on our blog</b><i>.</i><p>Right after a group of …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring Better Meetings

From The New York Public Library<p>I am frequently flummoxed by the complete misalignment between a team’s mandate and the agenda for their meetings. My favorite example was a Corporate Affairs team that had an ambitious agenda to work collaboratively to transform the perception of the organization …

Management

37 Amazing Chalkboard Signs Outside Restaurants That Are Hilarious AF

Chalkboard signs.<p>The only little creative space (yes I’m being sarcastic) that restaurant owners use to lure hungry customers into their humble …

Why Pixar President Ed Catmull's New Book Is One Of The Best Reads On Creative Leadership

At first glance, the new book about Pixar, <i>Creativity, Inc.</i> (Random House, April 2014), seems like a deluxe version of the account of creative enterprise and management with which we have become increasingly familiar. With war stories of perseverance and eventual success in the market, hard-won …

Father perfectly shuts down kid who asks for allowance advance

Sorry, kid — not today.<p>A 6-year-old's valiant effort to procure an advance in his allowance for a toy was unfortunately denied by the bank DAD …

The Year in Creativity: 24 Trends That Drove Some of the Best Advertising in 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we've picked our Ads of the Year, including Geico's "Unskippable" at No. 1. And now it's time to look at the trends that …

Advertising Industry

Typeform: Building the Lego of User Interactions

<b>By</b> <b>John Battelle</b><b>, Founder and CEO, NewCo</b><p>Some of the best NewCos are those that are “hindsight obvious” — at first you don’t get what the big deal is, …

Startups

Here Are Some of the World’s Best Ads You Might Have Missed in 2015

Even if you feel bombarded by ads every day, you've probably missed quite a few of the better ones that never quite reached a global audience.<p>This …

Advertising Industry

How to make a 3D pop-up card or book (re-upload)

Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life

Windows at 30: The original history

Tandy Trower isn’t a name you hear much these days, but without him we might not be celebrating Microsoft Windows' 30th birthday.Now Founder and CEO …

What You’re Still Getting Wrong About App Store Optimization

“Good things come to those who wait.”It’s a phrase that seems dated when weighed against the techno-rich era in which we live. However, when it comes …

Exclusive Video: How Lego Builds Its Minifigs

One of the best parts of my trip to Lego and exploring their factory was the minifig production lines, where the head and body of the most famous toy …

感謝港人再推「香港字」!台灣團隊為新正體中文字型「金萱」集資

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>九月 9, 2015 •科技趣聞 •<p>現時我們在報章、雜誌及電腦等地方都經常會看到形形色色的中文字型,而且不少都是由香港及中國的字型產業製作出來。不過相對上產自台灣的字型就比較少,有見及此最近台灣團隊 justfont 就希望透過集資去設計一套全新繁體中文字型「金萱」,並且更得到同樣是採用正 …

LEGO Star Wars for Kids · The Typical Mom

Even though I have 3 girls that doesn’t stop them from loving both LEGO® bricks and anything related to Star Wars™, so when they got the construction …

Lego

It’s Time to Kill the Tea Bag

After water, the world’s second most consumed beverage isn’t cola, wine or beer — it’s tea. Yet, surprisingly, not many people know how to make it …

Innovation And The Digital Shopper

Share Email<p>HOW CONSUMERS DECIDE WHERE, WHEN AND HOW<br>TO SHOP ONLINE AND ON MOBILE<p><i>August 2015 | PYMNTS.com</i><p>Understanding the consumer’s digital path to …

科幻之作!謝拉特的遺願

Ask the Headhunter: The truth about working for startups

<i>Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community over the</i> …

Exploring TWA's Abandoned Terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy International

A survey of former jet-age glory.<p>When you first step out of the terminal at John F. Kennedy International in New York City, one of your first impressions of the city is also one of its most solemn icons: the former Trans World Airlines Flight Center. Legendary Finnish-American architect Eero …

Top 10 AngelList Funded Startups, Ranked by the Growth Score

The Venture Capital Funding landscape has changed.<p>Beyond shifts in funding round sizes and overall capital allocation by stage, <i>where</i> startups go to …

These 12 startups died in Q2. Here’s why and how

We learned today that cleaning services startup Homejoy will be shutting down at the end of July. The company was facing funding challenges, and was plagued by four lawsuits over whether Homejoy workers should be classified as contractors or employees.<p>Lots of startups have similar stories. Couldn’t …

What Japanese Etiquette Can Tell Us About Good UX Design

Traditional Japanese hospitality, or motenashi, can provide inspiration for the design of smart interactive experiences.<p>The connections between hospitality and design are well known. Charles Eames once remarked to his contemporary and collaborator Eero Saarinen that “the role of the architect, or …

UX Design

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Why I won’t run another startup

<i>Lured by the lights of the startup industry, founders are the product in someone else’s show. So I’ve made five new rules for myself.</i><p>Earlier this …

Startups

Is Android the New Windows?

I suspect that Android, at least from a numbers viewpoint, will continue to be the dominant mobile and IoT system for many years to come.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>For most …

Mobile Devices

Important Financial Indicators for Startups at Every Stage of Growth

Learning to read financial documents is one thing, but learning to <i>use them</i> as tools to guide the business and ultimately communicate clearly to 100+ …