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Users Know

I wrote a post over at O'Reilly's Radar blog about a few of the myths and mistakes surrounding quantitative and qualitative research. <i><br>I can’t tell you</i> …

The Doomsday Cult of Bitcoin

On December 21, 1954, a woman named Dorothy Martin thought the world was going to end. Martin, a Chicago housewife, claimed to have received a …

Surfing the Next Wave

Until very recently, and not including Apple’s cool minimalism, the tech industry gave a backseat to design. But Yves Béhar has made his reputation with iconic devices—the One Laptop per Child computer, the Jawbone headset, the Up fitness band—that are sexier, curvier, and more human. Visiting …

Jawbone Is Now the Startup Apple Should Fear Most

Jawbone is ascending into the top echelon of tech startups, joining the likes of Uber, Dropbox, and Square. But unlike these other rising stars, …

9 Great Ways to Manage Your Mind (Instead of Your Time)

• <b>Mind Management (Not Time Management):</b> The introduction to the overarching concepts of mind management. By working according to your mental state, …

Creating a "Meet The Team" Page in WordPress | CSS-Tricks

By Kevin Leary On October 9, 2013<p><i>The following is a guest post by Kevin Leary. I was pretty stoked to get this guest post submission from Kevin</i> …

Forget The Job Title And Start Designing For Digital Products

This trend is clearly reflected in the variety of open jobs posted. No one knows exactly who they’re looking for, so they pick the label that sounds …

How-to: Make accessible iBooks with iBooks Author

Apple takes pride making sure its products and software is made for every user, including students and teachers in the classroom. iPads are being used more and more throughout the classroom. To assist with this, Apple, last year, launched iBooks Author. iBooks Author is a free app, available in the …

Why Did Humans Invent Music?

Darwin and others have said it was a way to woo. Others believe music is social glue—a theory bolstered by a new study.<p><b>Why did humans invent music?</b><p>Until the hot tub time machine becomes a reality, the answer to that question will remain as mysterious as the true identity of the '60s garage band ? …

Original And Innovative Web Layouts

Original Web Layouts<p>Beurre & Sel This website is just beautiful. The automatic slideshow plays in the background, with the main navigation bar at the …

UX And Interaction Design

• We were planning to redesign the entire website from scratch.<br>• Our content lends itself well to this approach, and we did not have to deal with ads …

On Creative Leadership

Accessing Your Creativity …In The Shower<p>It’s 4:30 in the morning. The sun is starting to smear pink across the sky, and I’m in bed, working. Laying …

The Wild and Crazy Career Paths of 5 Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Virgin Empire founder Richard Branson’s first job was selling Christmas trees. NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s first job was selling garbage bags. Las Vegas Sands Corporation CEO Sheldon Adelson’s first job was selling newspapers. …

The “Bullshit Jobs” That Keep You From A Four-Hour Workday

A reality check suggested by one of Occupy Wall Street’s founding figures.<p>The American economy is roughly six times as productive as it was in the 1930s. So why aren’t we working 1/6 as hard?<p>The standard explanation is usually some combination of the following:<p>1) We actually love working.<p>2) We have …

WebKit Has Implemented srcset, And It's A Good Thing

Not too scary, this markup. In plain English:<p>“Use <i>low-res.jpg</i> as the source for this img on low-resolution displays, and for any browser that doesn’t …

Why the Next Facebook Won't Come From the U.S. | Inc.com

<i>Google. Facebook. Salesforce.com.</i> There's no question that Silicon Valley has seen the birth of the most stunningly successful start-ups the world has ever known. But that era is over, according to Jan Rezab, the outspoken CEO the social media software company SocialBakers.<p>The most successful …

Startups

3 Fast Ways To Make Yourself Better At Your Job

Get connected, get learned, and get into soccer (or other games). And you’ll soon be more valuable at the office than ever before.<p>To paraphrase Change the Ratio cofounder Rachel Sklar, visibility begets opportunity. Whether you’re a rapper, painter, or president of a financial company, the more …

The Serendipity Economy: How Spontaneity Plus Social Networking Drives Innovation

For one national hamburger chain, internal Yammer talk and listening to Twitter altered a new product. The Serendipity Economy can demonstrate value well beyond improved cycle times or reduced costs. Here’s how.<p>Unlike industrial age activities that can easily be measured in short periods of time …

How to Scale and Maintain Legacy CSS with Sass and SMACSS

We’ve been big fans of SMACSS for a long time, however a pure SMACSS approach works best with plain old CSS on a brand new project. On our …

Timeless Branding Lessons From A Young Steve Jobs

To understand how a legacy lasts, let’s flash back to when Steve Jobs rebuilt his own.<p>“It’s a complicated and noisy world,” mused a younger Steve Jobs, “and we’re not going to get a chance to get people to remember much about us. “<p>That chance to make a memory, he says, is the essence of brand …

Yahoo! 30 Days of Change

Yahoo! will be introducing a new logo on September 4 and between now and then it will cycle through 30 different logos before unveiling the new one. …

MVC for Noobs

Model-View-Controller (MVC) is probably one of the most quoted patterns in the web programming world in recent years. Anyone currently working in …

10 Things Leaders Must Learn to Do | Inc.com

Business leaders don't exist in a vacuum. Success is always relative to the competition. You may have a great product, service, concept, strategy, team, whatever, but if it doesn't rise above your competitors in a way that's meaningful to your customers, you will ultimately lose.<p>That's rule number …

Customers

Create A Responsive, Mobile-First WordPress Theme

But after doing some research and looking more closely at some of the responsive WordPress themes and theme frameworks out there, you will probably …

Marketing, With A Side Of Truth: The Secret McDonald’s Recipe For Canadian Success

Do you ever wonder what’s inside a Big Mac, or why they look so good in the commercials? In Canada, McDonald’s will tell you, and their honesty is doing wonders for their image–and bottom line.<p>“When you say 100% beef, do you mean the whole cow: the organs, snout, brain, kidneys, etc. or just the …

Tutorial 3 - Dragon of Bosnia: Classes in JavaScript - Making a Loading Bar Class

So this tutorial is on classes, I guess you know that they are quite important when it comes to programming and i hope you know what they are …