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Best Practices for Horizontal Lists in Mobile – UX Collective

Many Android and iOS apps have horizontal scrolling lists. Maybe it’s also combined inside a vertical list. But is it necessary? Even assuming it is, …

Visual Design

AWS adds streaming algorithms to SageMaker machine learning platform

SageMaker will get streaming algorithms and better batch processing and pluck data directly from S3 storage.<p>special feature<p>The internet of things …

Machine Learning

Organizing a UX team to complement your development team

In order to provide customers with a good experience when using your product, UX needs to be a consideration during development.<p>UX serves two …

UX Design

9 Unusual Design Patterns Interview Questions (with Answers)

In software engineering, a design pattern is a general repeatable solution to a commonly occurring problem in software design. A design pattern isn't …

JavaScript

10 rules for better dashboard design

Practical guide<p>One view to rule them all<p>Dashboard design is a frequent request those days. Businesses dream about a simple view to present all …

UI Design

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!Lyndon Cerejo 2018-07-17T16:15:38+02:00 …

UX Design

The explosion of design tools has come at a cost

Sketch, Framer, Figma, Adobe XD: Design tools are proliferating, but they don’t always simplify the design process. Here are five ways toolmakers can create a better design ecosystem for everyone, writes Designer Fund codirector Ben Blumenfeld.<p>In the past few years, the number of digital design …

Prototypes

Amazon Web Services might be courting hybrid cloud customers in an interesting way

There are lots of companies that understand the benefits of cloud computing but, for a variety of good reasons, can’t move everything in one fell …

Amazon Web Services

6 Free UX Design Courses From Top Universities Worldwide

To master UX skills requires adequate guidance from industry professionals. Here are 6 UX design courses from top universities, all FREE!<p>This article …

UX Design

Hi rez images from NASA's 1967/8 Lunar Orbiters were withheld to hide US spying capabilities

In 1967, the Lunar Orbiter missions sent back exciting -- but grainy and low-rez -- photos of the moon's surface.<p>But it turns out that the Orbiters' …

12 Brilliant Tech Hacks For Your Next Trip

Ready, set, bookmark! To make your trips as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible, we've rounded up the best tech travel hacks on the web — from how to pack properly to how to share photos once you've returned, you'll find it all right here. How did we ever travel without them before?<p>When you're on …

Hacking

The New Ecommerce User Experience: Changes in Users’ Expectations

<b>Summary:</b> Today’s online shoppers expect options for fast shipping and quick purchasing, seamless transitions between stores and the web, accurate and …

eCommerce

How You Can Improve UX with Microinteractions. Part II

In the first part of the article, I talked about the definitions and types of microinteractions and why they work for your product UX. Here, I will …

UI Design

5 Tips to Think and Act Like A Start-up in your Corporate Gig

Two years ago I packed my bags in Germany and left for Silicon Valley in pursuit of a new intrapreneurship opportunity after 20 years of living and …

Priority Guides: A Content-First Alternative to Wireframes

No matter your role, if you’ve ever been involved in a digital design project, chances are you’re familiar with wireframes. After all, they’re among …

Web Design

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

Data Dashboard UI Kit

A beautifully designed dashboard UI kit with more than 130 components.Designed and published by Creative Form Studio, this data dashboard UI kit is …

Hate working in a web browser? How a new breed of software is bringing cloud-based apps into a single interface

In 1983, Microsoft developers Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi wrote a UNIX program that would eventually become Microsoft Word. It did one thing: …

What Are The Best UX Testing Methods? | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

Andru Dunn has worked on the design team at John Lewis, one of the UK's premier retailers, for over two years. The company's mobile app gives users …

Creating a Design System to Optimise Your Digital Services

Many sites evolve over a period of years with organisations intermittently bolting on new functionality. The problem becomes even worse as the site …

UX Design

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

UX Design

How Safe Is Social Security?

There's good news and bad news: Social Security is probably stronger than most people think, but retirement benefits might shrink anyway.<p>Some common …

This Is What VCs Talk About 5 Minutes After Founders Finish Pitching

Many founders walk out of pitching meetings thinking, “That went well!” only to be disappointed. Here’s a glimpse at the closed-door conversations that typically follow a pitch.<p>Once they’ve finished pitching investors, many founders leave the boardroom thinking things went well. The venture …

vardhana

Data Visualization

1 Look at data<p>Some data visualizations are better than others. This chapter discusses why that is. While it is tempting to simply start laying down …

Data Visualization

Choose the perfect colour palette for your website

While there are many steps in creating a website, branding is one of the most important. Whether you're working for another company or simply …

Birding as a Gateway to Environmental Education

<i>Audubon New York’s For The Birds! program uses local birds to connect New York elementary school students to their neighborhood ecosystems.</i><p>One …

Packed 2018

Engineers preparing NASA’s deep space exploration systems to support missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond are gearing up for a busy 2018.

How far is the Earth from the moon? Take a look yourself

The distance between London, where I live, and Oxford, where I used to live, is about 100 km (or 60 miles). It takes about 90 minutes by car and about 120 minutes by bus. I can easily make sense of that distance.<p>Harder to consider: the distance between the Earth and the moon, which is 384,400 km …

Astronomy