Ryan McElhany

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Democracy is only for rich white guys: A definitive explanation for America’s most shocking inequalities

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Brendan Mcdermid)</b><p>A wealth of research data now demonstrates what should be obvious: The law only advances certain people’s interests<p>Sean McElwee<p>July 11, 2015 2:45pm (UTC)<p>More than a century ago, German scholar Werner Sombart published a book entitled "Warum gibt es in den …

Race & Ethnicity

Responsive Web Design… from Comp to Publish

<i>The June 2015 release of Creative Cloud includes new and updated apps to provide a comprehensive resource for designing, developing, testing, and</i> …

Google Improves Gmail’s Spam Filters, Launches New Analytics Tool For Bulk Senders

Google says its Gmail spam filters are now smarter than ever. While the service always used machine learning to figure out what was (and wasn’t) unwanted email, it now uses a more sophisticated neural networking approach to analyze incoming messages.<p>The new filters are also better at figuring out …

HTML5 Websites Design – 25 New Web Examples

New creative and trendy design <b>HTML5 websites</b> for Inspiration. Showcase of beautiful award winning <b>HTML5 web designs</b> created by professional agencies …

Web Design

6 Linking Techniques That Will Help Your Content Get Ranked, Found, and Read

Content marketing and SEO live in parallel universes. Great content is usually optimized for search simply by the nature of its high quality and …

Marketing

15 Effective Web Designing Techniques and Their Importance for Content Gurus

In today’s competitive scenario, it is of critical importance to design an exceptional website that would help you stand apart from the rest and stay …

Web Design

UX Design Best Practices

UX experience refers to the end-user experience experienced by customers at their end with regards to what a company delivers. UX is different from …

Designers: 10 Presentation & Talks You Need to See

Design conferences are fun. They are full of energetic, creative people exchanging ideas and giving brilliant talks. But these events can also be …

A Complete Guide to Flexbox

BackgroundThe Flexbox Layout (Flexible Box) module (currently a W3C Last Call Working Draft) aims at providing a more efficient way to lay out, align …

A Whole Bunch of Amazing Stuff Pseudo Elements Can Do | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On June 13, 2011<p>It's pretty amazing what you can do with the pseudo elements :before and :after. For every element on the page, you …

Nintendo's Official Rules On What Color Mario Must Be

Press the Buttons (via Fast Co.) recently got their hands on something very special: a copy of Nintendo's Style Guide, a 1993 document that sought to …

Retrogaming

CSS Selector Performance has changed! (For the better)

Great articles, like Dave Hyatt’s Writing Efficient CSS, helped developers adapt to a rudimentary selector matching landscape. We learned from Steve …

Avoiding Unnecessary Paints

Introduction<p>Painting the elements for a site or application can get really expensive, and it can have a negative knock-on effect on our runtime …

Web Development

40 Free Resources Every Designer Should Know

<i>Jennifer Cirpici is a Dutch graphic designer and blogger. This post originally appeared on OtherFocus.</i><p>Ever wondered where designers get their resources to help them succeed with a project? Here is a list of great resources including sites, PSD. files, actions, UI elements, mock ups, et cetera. Best …

Responsive Logos, Part 2: Making Logos Truly Responsive with Inline SVG

In Responsive Logos - Part 1, I made the case that applying responsive design thinking to logos and allowing for subtle flexibility can actually …

Visual Design

200+ Best Free Tools & Resources for Front-End Web Developers

Colors<p><b>COLOURlovers</b>: User created & shared color palette inspiration<p><b>ColorPicker</b>: Online Color Picker Tool<p><b>Color Hex</b>: A free color tool providing …

CSS background-size

background-size Matters<p>By David Walsh on<p>30<p>It's something that makes all men live in fear, and are often uncertain of. It's never spoken, but the …

Macaw - Stop writing code, start drawing it

Product design is one of the most sought after fields nowadays. In order to design products a design must have a grasp of the whole creative process, …

Google’s 25 Rules For Building A Better Mobile Site

Google researchers listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.<p>Some mobile websites are borderline unusable, forcing you to squint and peck around in hopes of finding whatever piece of information you need. But others seem to fit your phone like a glove. …

Free PSD UI Kit by Studio Unity

A fun and simple flat UI Kit, which is free for download!<p>Zagreb, Croatia based Unity studio specializes in the design and development of web and …

Sites of the Week: Alchemy Digital, Punk, Nubank and more

Today we're featuring really inspiring websites for agencies and services. Take a special look at Bilder, Alchemy Digital and Punk! Check out these …

Sites of the Week: Glassy Pro, Cuberto, SearchGPS and more

I love smartwatches and surf, this is the reason I'm featuring two awesome sites about that, take a look at SearchGPS by Rip Curl and Glassy Pro, …

Responsive Images in Practice

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life.<p>Sixty-two percent of the weight of the web is images, and we’re serving more image bytes …

Design Principles: Visual Weight And Direction

Every element on a web page exerts a visual force that attracts the eye of the viewer. The greater the force, the more the eye is attracted. These …

Website Flowcharts and Site Maps – AI & EPS

The huge website flowcharts and site maps template.<p>With countless included vector graphics and elements, this huge template lets you create visual …

Practical Tips for Web and Mobile Usability Tests

Damian Rees, Co-founder of Experience Solutions, helps explain how he adapted website usability testing for the most optimized experience. Because anyone can use the Internet, one of his core principles is setting criteria and expectations up front so that your tests proceed with the right level of …

How Your Favorite Websites Changed Over the Years

Web design has come a long way since the internet came into existence in the 1990s. With only a handful of web-safe fonts, rudimentary CSS, and …

User Stories: A Foundation for UI Design

The design team sits down to share the first round of mockups for a new client’s application. As the team members present their ideas, it becomes …