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The Airbnb Tool That’s Changing UI Design

Uber, Google, Instacart, and others are all adopting Airbnb’s prototyping tool, Lottie.<p>There’s a hot new design software being used today by major tech companies like Airbnb and Google to build new apps. But the tool, called Lottie, wasn’t born from your typical designer. Instead, it has its …

10 Inspiring 3D Web Projects Built With CSS & JavaScript

The web has come a long way from dial-up Internet and GeoCities pages. Websites are now fully responsive and accessible from touchscreen devices. But …

Web Design

Introduction to Neural Networks

Neural network basics<p>What are neural networks<p>Neural networks, commonly known as Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) are quite a simulation of human …

Google is closer than ever to a quantum computing breakthrough

Its 20-qubit processor is currently undergoing tests, and the company appears to be on schedule to have its working 49-qubit chip ready by the end of 2017 as promised. Until it began trialing the 20-qubit chip, Google's most powerful quantum chip was the 9-qubit effort from 2015.<p>Traditional …

CSS Animations vs Web Animations API

There is a native API for animation in JavaScript known as the Web Animations API. We'll call it WAAPI in this post. MDN has good documentation on …

Web Development

Facebook’s Chatbots Have Invented Their Own Secret Language, Let’s Hope Our New Overlords Are Kind

It’s a commonly held belief that computers will become sentient and take over the planet, enslaving humans and reigning supreme until a plucky band of unlikely heroes shuts that whole thing down. That almost certainly won’t happen, but that doesn’t make the occasional surprise discovery that …

Build a Minimalist HTML Card in just 53 lines of code (with Flexbox)

Flexbox provides a more efficient way of laying out, aligning, and distributing items in containers. Today I’ll be showing you a practical Flexbox …

( ) => JavaScript Arrow Functions

Arrow functions are one of the new features implemented in ECMAScript 6. According to this survey by www.2ality.com, the arrow function is the most …

This AI will tell you if you’ll split up with your partner in just six questions

Why waste time going out with someone when you know your relationship is already doomed?<p>Thankfully, a new web app from AI firm DataRobot can tell …

Introduction to CSS Grid

You're reading Introduction to CSS Grid, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

CSS

Google’s New AI Is Better at Creating AI Than the Company’s Engineers

Google’s AutoML<p>One of the more noteworthy remarks to come out of Google I/O ’17 conference this week was CEO Sundar Pichai recalling how his team had …

Google’s latest platform play is artificial intelligence, and it’s already winning

Google has always used its annual I/O conference to connect to developers in its sprawling empire. It announces new tools and initiatives, sprinkles in a little hype, and then tells those watching: choose us, and together we’ll go far. But while in previous years this message has been directed at …

Google’s next-generation AI training system is monstrously fast

The TPU V2 could be a huge boon to Google’s cloud computing platform<p>Google today is unveiling its second-generation Tensor Processor Unit, a cloud computing hardware and software system that underpins some of the company’s most ambitious and far-reaching technologies. CEO Sundar Pichai announced …

These Lowe's employees are now wearing exoskeletons to work

A handful of Lowe's employees have a new work uniform: an exoskeleton.<p>The home improvement retailer is testing exoskeletons on four employees at a Christiansburg, Virginia, store to make it easier to lift objects and stock shelves. Some Lowe's (LOW) employees spend 90% of their time moving and …

Robotics

UI Motion: A Beautiful Problem Solver to Improve UX

Why do users love motion so much?<p>The answer is simple, because motion supports the essence of real-time interaction. It creates the same emotional …

MIT scientists "growing" furniture in vats of goo, Westworld style

Remember those 3D-printed humanoid figures that emerge from white, viscous ooze in HBO’s Westworld? MIT is doing exactly that – with furniture. They …

An Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well - MIT Technology Review

Who has time to read every article they see shared on Twitter or Facebook, or every document that’s relevant to their job? As information overload …

Machine Learning

After building my first React Native app, I’m now convinced it’s the future.

After a few weeks of playing around with React Native, I just came away with my first real mobile app. It’s fairly simple, but it only took me a few …

Microsoft's design rules push Windows 'beyond mere rectangles'

Microsoft's Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 might have an ironically uncreative name, but the upgrade itself is flush with artistic potential and useful features. It will give users a timeline to manage complex work sessions, APIs that tie all of Microsoft's services together and, notably, a …

A Sensor That Could Soon Make Homes Scary-Smart

If you want to set up a connected home, you’ve got two options. You can buy a bunch of smart gadgets that may or may not communicate with other smart …

Microsoft’s bid to bring AI to every developer is starting to make sense

The APIs are getting good enough to be built into production systems.<p>SEATTLE—For the third year in a row, Microsoft is heavily promoting …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's a Chilling Glimpse of the Privacy-Free Future

The computers are watching.<p>Imagine if you lost your keys and instead of fishing around in the couch cushions, you could just pull out your phone and search for them. Just a quick, textual query with a quick response that they're on your desk, you doofus. This is not only possible; it's possible …

Why UX Design For Machine Learning Matters

How you make machine learning transparent to users is one of the great design challenges of our time—but a necessary one.<p>Machine learning is going to radically change product design. But what is the future of machine learning? Is it the singularity, flying cars, voiceless commands, or an Alexa that …

ServiceNow launches machine learning, AI automation engine

The company is using technology from its DxContinuum acquisition to build an Intelligent Automation Engine that tailors models to each …

A New Transparent, Conductive Material Is Set to Revolutionize Our Electronics

A New Material<p>Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, …

An Introduction to CSS Grid

CSS Grid has become one of the more talked about developments in web design in recent times. The reason for all of the excitement is simple: CSS Grid …

Web Design

Serverless: How We Bootstrapped Our Startup by Skipping Half the Work

There are advantages to to running your server code "in the cloud."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my task management app Moo.do with my co-founder, Grant Watters, our goals seemed too ambitious for the two of us alone. In order to make everything work, …

Dark Patterns: The Devil in Mobile UI UX Design? – Muzli -Design Inspiration

<b>What exactly are Dark Patterns then?</b><p>Dark patterns are one of the way where UI Designers attempt to confuse the user by making a certain actions as …

UI Design

Here’s how one of Google’s top scientists thinks people should prepare for machine learning

People like famed physicist Stephen Hawking and Tesla's Elon Musk have issued dark warnings of a world where computers become so sophisticated, so …

Artificial Intelligence

Chatbots, Short Form Messaging and Systems of Engagement

Short form messaging is an accepted and comfortable form of communication. People can do it, like to do it, and now machines can do it too! Chatbots …