Seth Jenks

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A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Sketchboards: Discover Better + Faster UX Solutions

<i>The sketchboard is a low-fi technique that makes it possible for designers to explore and evaluate a range of interaction concepts while involving</i> …

UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> Empathy maps, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints depict different processes and have different goals, yet they …

A guide to RESTful API design: 35+ must-reads

When it comes to designing web APIs, no other style is more respected than REST. Outlined by Roy Fielding in his famous dissertation, REST, or …

Microservices

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

Google’s 3 Secrets To Designing Perfect Conversations

First of all, try to be human.<p>We’ve all been frustrated when talking to a computer. Maybe it can’t understand what you’re saying. Maybe it hears you, but doesn’t understand what you mean. Or maybe it’s just a tedious chat with a cloying personality with whom you’d never choose to associate in real …

Chatbots

API Testing And How to Do It

<b>Getting Started With API Testing</b><p>Here at SoapUI.org, we are committed to making API testing easy and reliable for everyone. We believe that API …

Microservices

Why Designers Are Reviving This 30-Year-Old Japanese Productivity Theory

Toyota’s 5S principles, which ushered in lean manufacturing in the 1980s, are experiencing a renaissance.<p>Decades before Marie Kondo became the go-to Japanese organizational guru—transforming her name into a verb and selling more than 6 million copies of her book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying</i> …

Manufacturing

This app uses artificial intelligence to turn design mockups into source code

While traditionally it has been the task of front-end developers to transform the work of designers from raw graphical user interface mockups to actual source code, this trend might soon be a thing of the past – courtesy of artificial intelligence.<p>Copenhagen-based startup UIzard Technologies has …

The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the Day

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Tofu<p>Roasted Tofu, Sweet Potato, Pepper 1-Pan Meal<p>The 1-Pan, 3-Ingredient, High-Protein Recipe You Can Eat Any Meal of the …

Healthy Eating

AI is now the best friend IT ever had

If you look past the hype, existential concerns, and fear that Alexa is a CIA mole, there are some genuinely exciting developments happening in the world of artificial intelligence.<p>Some of these have very specific applications, such as medical imaging, diagnostic capabilities, or satellite imagery …

10 Steps to Creating an Engaging Digital Experience

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to be effective, websites need to be multifunctional in design. They need to be built like a house: protecting against the elements, providing a comfortable living space with ample storage, meeting basic needs, etc. …

Marketing

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

Here's Why Weightlifting Is the Key to Weight Loss

Contrary to what you might think, lifting weights doesn't lead to gained weight (generally speaking). In fact, strength and resistance training will most definitely help you slim down and change the shape of your body.<p>Many women are scared to grab heavy dumbbells in class or at the gym for fear of …

10 Inspiring UX Design Portfolios

Creating a solid portfolio of your user experience credentials is an excellent way to sell yourself to prospective clients and employers. UX …

20 Best UX Patterns Tutorials

Are you a UX designer looking forward to creating professional-looking designs or just wanting to learn more about user experience? This amazing …

Here’s How I Launched My Startup Without Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

User Flows | 20 Inspiring Examples

When building a new website you might want to take into consideration to first create the sitemap. This assures you that your future site is fully …

Creative Side Projects: A How-To Guide

The best way to learn any new skill is to practice.<p>This holds true for everything from crafting to playing an instrument, to writing JavaScript, or …

Project Management

Publishthis.email Instantly Turns An Email Into a Web Page

Need to create a publicly accessible web page as quickly as possible? Publishthis.email turns the contents of an email into a publicly accessible …

Neusa Next Pro Font Family from The Northern Block

Neusa Next Pro, an extensive sans serif font family for advanced professional needs.Designed by Maria V. Pigoulevskaya, Neusa Next Pro is a geometric …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

Data Visualization

Stuffed Falafel Balls | Recipes

Special equipment: deep-fry thermometer<p>Put the falafel mix in a large bowl, and add 1/4 cup of water at a time, mixing well with your hands after …

Recipes

How To Make Brussels Sprouts Taste Way Better

Please, whatever you do, just don't boil them.<p>Brussels sprouts have a wretched reputation. Their reputation is so bad that my own mother never served them to us as kids ― and she still won’t touch them to this day ― because her own childhood memories of eating them boiled, stinking of feet, has so …

Editorial Design: Ting™ Branding

As you may know that we love personal projects on Abduzeedo, it’s a great way to keep you mind inspired and giving you a balance in your daily …

Graphic Design

Marko 4.0 is here 🚀 🎉

The latest release of Marko, the friendly (and fast!) UI library from eBay is now available!<p>If you’ve not heard of Marko, it is a library for …

How do I get paid for my brilliance?: What’s on the minds of top agencies today

More than 200 agency executives from shops of all stripes are in Nashville this week for the Digiday Agency Summit to discuss the biggest issues …

Advertising Industry

How I launched a side hustle that earns enough to cover my mortgage payment — and requires less than 10 hours of work per week

I loaded my iPhone with apps like Evernote, Outlook, Mail, and Agenda to keep track of to-dos, appointments, and meetings. But I found myself more unfocused and lost in the swirl of life than ever.<p>I started using an old-fashioned notepad for my to-do list, and liked it. Then I started printing my …

Three tips for launching a company in the creative sector

The creative industries offer a great opportunity for digital, gaming, music and film ventures, but your product or service must stand out from the crowd.<p>This week, Creative England – the not-for-profit organisation that supports creative industries companies in the UK – released its annual CE50 …

50 Jobs, Gigs and Side Hustles You Can Do From Home

If your dream is to work from home, and you don't know where to start, this list has something for you. Guaranteed.<p>Guest Writer<p>Founder and CEO, AudienceBloom<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ah, working from home. If you're sick of long commutes to a boring office, where …

Employment