Rupam Das

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Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Middle East

What my baby taught me about UX design

The ability of a user to learn and adapt to a new interface, of course, plays a huge role in interaction design. And so does the ability of the designer to predict the user’s response to the new system. Thus, it is not only their state of being “total learners” that makes babies so interesting to …

Machine Learning

Interaction Design & UI/UX: 10Cool Projects with 10Clouds

We have featured the branding redesign from the kind of from 10Clouds on ABDZ. Let's now take a look at their actual work that involves UI/UX, Web …

UX Design

No university needed: A Stanford-born company is equipping India’s youth for well-paid tech jobs

After his father suffered a heart attack last year, 16-year old Ayan Saha had to quickly look for a job to support his family. Living below the poverty line in the state of West Bengal, he didn’t have the three-to-four years required to pursue a college degree. As he had some knowledge of Java from …

Top 10 Sites for Designers: September 2017 Edition

<i>Call for entries: The International Design Awards closes Monday night! Don’t miss it.</i> Welcome to the latest edition of the Top 10 Websites for …

Graphic Design

How Design Thinking Reshaped Microsoft Products

10 years ago, I used to be a Windows operating system user and always asked myself; why is it so complicated? The screen is full of functions with …

Preview: Without proper marketing, Indian footballers are the only reason to watch the I-League

The league has lost some of its sheen after several Goan clubs pulled out.<p>Come this Saturday, the top-division football league of India will be …

Soccer

Design Better Forms – UX Collective

Common mistakes designers make and how to fix them<p>Whether it is a signup flow, a multi-view stepper, or a monotonous data entry interface, forms are …

UI Design

Google is turning Maps into a social platform

Google will sunset photo-sharing site Panoramio as it focuses on building out features in Google Maps, Digital Trends reports.<p>For context, Panoramio allows users to upload and share their photos by location on Google Maps and Google Earth. However, Google would like users to upload their photos …

Artificial Intelligence

Google’s Immaterial Design

The company’s new vision for interfaces isn’t graphic or material at all. It’s the spoken word.<p>In 50 to 100 years, I firmly believe that your home could be made of Google.<p>I know, that sounds weird. But it’s also the ultimate manifestation of Material Design, the design principles Google revealed …

Chatbots

How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016

<i>No JavaScript frameworks were created during the writing of this article.</i><p><i>The following is inspired by the article “It’s the future” from Circle CI.</i> …

JavaScript

Onefootball

📊The Onefootball Euro power rankings: Manchester City fall as PSG rise Onefootball<p>'David Beckham wants Gary Neville' for Miami franchise …

The 2008 Mumbai strikes have now become the global blueprint for terror

Nearly three weeks ago, a senior Indian intelligence official was lamenting about the death of an initiative that could have vastly improved India’s counter-terrorism capabilities.<p>Worried at the lack of cooperation between security agencies, two key intelligence chiefs, the Intelligence Bureau’s …

Counterterrorism

Ashwin slams media spotlight on Mohali pitch

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Friday ridiculed the media attention on the pitch for the first Test, saying most of the batsmen got out by …

Ravichandran Ashwin

Toxic air in Delhi exposes India’s environment struggle

The air pollution meter buzzed and spat out a stunning result: levels of PM2.5—tiny, toxic particles that lead to respiratory diseases—were 27 times …

Chelsea Transfer News: Gareth Bale and Raheem Sterling Rumours Emerge

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reportedly wanted Gareth Bale and Raheem Sterling to join the Blues this summer, with the Portuguese manager said to have been wary about other teams catching up to the champions.<p>According to Rob Beasley of the <i>Sun</i>, Mourinho outlined the pair, Real Madrid defender …

Soccer

Will Flat Design Ever Die?

And what can you do to help?<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook Web Design Trends 2015 & 2016 by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>Flat design rose in popularity pretty quickly back in 2013. But is its success thanks to its genuine usefulness and practicality, …

UI Design

Greek authorities search for migrants after emergency call

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) -- Greek authorities say they are searching for a group of migrants who made an emergency call saying they were in danger while crossing a river marking the border between Greece and Turkey.<p>Police and fire department officials said Wednesday an unidentified person called …

North Africa

Marlon James wins Man Booker prize 2015

Jamaica's Marlon James was awarded the Man Booker Prize 2015 for his fictional novel 'A Brief History of Seven Killings'. It portrays a fictional …

Will emoji become a new language?

Emoji are already butting their heads with traditional words, but could they take over completely? Linguist Neil Cohn casts his expert eye over the pictures taking the world by storm.<p>The year 2015 could be called the year of the emoji. They have landed a teenage boy in a police cell and prompted …

Language

Old Monk is dying—and so is India’s love for rum

For years, drinking rum in India simply meant drinking Old Monk. From officers of the Indian armed forces to the common man on the street, the dark …

Iraqi Christians Form Babylonian Brigades Militia, Battle ISIS

Iraqi Christians driven from their homes by ISIS have formed their own militia and are fighting alongside their "Muslim brothers" to retake their homeland from the extremists.<p>The 1,000-strong Babylonian Brigades is the only Christian militia under the Shiite-dominated umbrella group of volunteer …

Mesopotamia

Malay fisherman

Truth vs Hype: Behind Jayalalithaa's Acquittal, Charges of Political 'Sabotage'

<b>New Delhi:</b> Jayalalithaa may have returned as Tamil Nadu chief minister, but her controversial acquittal has raised questions over whether …

Opinion: India's Poverty is Social Violence

There are many exiles faced by India's poor. They are exiled from the consciences of the people of privilege and wealth. They are exiled from our …

Dead man standing: Why are 23-year-old farmers killing themselves in Marathwada?

Marathwada has overtaken Vidarbha as the region with the highest number of suicides in Maharashtra.<p>Nana Gondge has a postcard-sized photograph of his …

Typhoon Maysak barrels toward the Philippines

<b>(CNN) —</b> A large storm system dubbed Typhoon Maysak is churning over the Pacific Ocean, days away from a possible direct hit on the Philippines.<p>Maysak is moving west-northwest after skirting the Federated States of Micronesia, according to the U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Its eye is projected …

Weather

The Jeremy Clarkson story

<b>Jeremy Clarkson will not have his contract at the BBC renewed, in the wake of allegedly punching a producer. But how did he get to where he is now?</b><p>"In the competition between fame and fortune, you'd take fortune every day of the week," Jeremy Clarkson once said. "Fame is almost constant pain."<p>But …

Jeremy Clarkson