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Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo and others invest $38 million in research tech startup

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) has led a $38 million investment round by large banks in Visible Alpha, a young New York-based company that helps investment managers better value the equity research services they receive from brokers.<p>FILE PHOTO - A Goldman Sachs sign is seen …

FX Traders Do $100 Million Deals on Mobile Phones

For the modern foreign-exchange trader, it’s now possible to find a date, hail a cab and trade $100 million -- all through their mobile phone.<p>The …

This is the next big thing in fintech

Over the past five years, fintech has established itself as a fundamental part of the global financial services ecosystem.<p>Fintech startups have raised, and continue to raise, billions of dollars annually. At the same time, incumbent financial institutions are getting in on the act, and using …

Financial Services

What is Usability Testing?

Download our free ebook <b>The Basics of User Experience Design</b> to learn about core concepts in UX design.<p>In 9 chapters, we'll cover: conducting user …

Exploring the User Onboarding Process

User onboarding is important to growth because it helps convert new users into active and engaged regular users of your product.The unique thing …

UX Design

To be creative, learn these seven stages of creativity

• <b>Prioritize:</b> To have the space for creative work, you need to have a clear picture of what you’re doing in any given moment. The clearer your priorities, the more focused you can be on the task at hand. The <i>Getting Things Done</i> system can keep distractions out of your head, and in a “trusted system.” …

Creativity

Why Blockchain Needs Design

This complex technology is going mainstream–and IBM wants to make it easier to use.<p>The global supply chain is incredibly complicated, with millions of ships and airplanes and trucks bringing goods thousands of miles across the world, crossing national boundaries, and changing hands along the way. …

Blockchain

Successful people from Warren Buffett to Bill Gates spend their free time the same way

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: What causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change makers, while most others plateau?<p>I've explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

10 Instagram Accounts For UI & UX Design Inspiration

Instagram is one of the best sites to find quality UX inspiration. But you need to know who to follow and which hashtags are worth browsing.I’m …

UX Design

Interaction Design Toolbox with Dario Buzzini | The Specializing Master in Service Design - Politecnico di Milano

How interaction designer can create service and experience that are engaging for different stakeholder? During the next pill with Dario Buzzini, …

UX Design

Dark Side of UI: When Dark Is Good for Users.

The aspect of using dark colors and shades in backgrounds of user interfaces still belongs to highly debatable issues. No wonder it's so actual: …

90 Instagram accounts to follow for daily graphic design inspiration

When it comes to getting a daily dose of inspiration for your graphic design projects, nothing beats the visual delights of Instagram. From global …

Graphic Design

Articles about compact moscow apartment renovation draws its soviet past on Dwell.com - Dwell

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.<p>Crosby Studios just cares about the essentials.<p>A budget home embraces custom details fit for a family …

Architecture

The 13 most valuable skills that anyone could have

The great thing about being surrounded by people who have experienced more than you is being able to pick their brains. We turned to a recent Quora thread that asked users for the most valuable skill a person can have for their entire life.<p>After sorting through the responses, here are our 13 …

Self-improvement

What Color Is it?

What color is it? A simple website that showcases time in hex color values. So simple. So smart. Love it. #nerdy

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Typeverything.com - Shivering — Friends of Type

Typeverything.com - Shivering — Friends of Type

Modern Glass Extension on a 5-Story London Townhouse

When an interior designer and a media company CEO bought and moved into this 5-story, 6-bedroom townhouse in 2011, it became clear that the …

Celebrating FHK Henrion, One Of Britain’s Best Graphic Designers

A new monograph chronicles the life of a multidisciplinary designer in over 500 lavishly illustrated pages.<p>There are few designers in British history who have equaled FHK Henrion in talent, innovation, and accomplishment. <i>FHK Henrion: The Complete Designer</i> (Unit Editions), the first comprehensive …

Graphic Design

The Leadership Philosophy of 3 P's: Passion, Purpose, People

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>In his book <i>Start With Why</i> Simon Sinek says "People don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it."<p>Finding your "why" before communicating your "what" or your "how" to the world is critical to both business success and your personal growth. If …

Leadership

Triumph Gothic Pro by Canada Type

Trump Gothic is a reconception of ideas from Georg Trump’s seminal 1955 Signum typeface and its later reworking (Kamene) by Czech designer Stanislav Marso. Originally cobbled together for a variety of film projects in the late 1990s and early 2000s, the Trump Gothic family was made available for the general public in 2005. Shortly thereafter, it became a common sight in movie credits, on posters and magazine covers, in fashion branding and on corporate web sites.<p>Though countless attempts have …

Download Bundle of 105 Infographics Design Templates online

Clean and fresh infographics with a vintage twist, great to display all manner of data in a clear concise format. <b>James O'Dwyer</b> <b>Digital Director …

Infographics

typographybooks:

For years, the signs in the New York City subway system were a bewildering hodge-podge of lettering styles, sizes, shapes, materials, colors, and messages. The original mosaics (dating from as early as 1904), displaying a variety of serif and sans serif letters and decorative elements, were supplemented by signs in terracotta and cut stone. Over the years, enamel signs identifying stations and warning riders not to spit, smoke, or cross the tracks were added to the mix. Efforts to untangle this …

Elizabeth Display

Work of Roberlan Borges

This Typography Visualizes What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic

A new book called I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic illustrates a common learning disability through clever graphic design.<p>Since he was a child, British graphic designer Sam Barclay has struggled with dyslexia–-along with 10% to 15% of the population. To help combat the widespread …