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Cool Tech -  The 17-camera “Facebook Surround 360” has been unveiled at its developer conference in San Francisco, with the design and stitching code available for free on Github this Summer
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Advice - Usability testing on friends and family is a good start, but are they really going to give you an honest answer?When it comes to planning usability tests, it remains surprisingly difficult for many companies and individuals to...
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Advice - Way back in 2013, when I first started to get interested in learning to code, I remember being confused about something: was I training to be a web designer or a web developer?I remember thinking that being a designer sounded...
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Cool Tech -  //Fitbit's new $200 smartwatch competes directly with the $350 Apple Watch Sport. Which one is best for your wrist?
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Cool Tech -  //For Americans living with mobility disabilities, getting dressed poses challenges. A new magnetic closure allows dressing with ease. MagnaReady CEO Maura Horton discusses her invention.
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#NYCTech - Day in and day out, your office space, whether you work at home, office, or cubicle is not changing often. The fancy piece of art is the same as what it was the day before and the picture of your family maybe gets updated once in a...
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Apps -  //Cleverbug founder and CEO Kealan Lennon explains his company's efforts to penetrate the U.S.'s $27 billion a year greeting card industry through printed cards sent from your mobile device.
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Advertising -  We’ve heard the old guidelines a million times: large, beautiful images, minimal copy, and at least a few hyperlinks to other websites. To acquire blog readers, you must create a perfect storm of great, relevant content with a...
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#NYCTech -  The Pioneer Mode Conference, the second of its kind, was held at the inspiring Brooklyn Fashion & Design Accelerator space and organized by designer and technology consultant Nicole Lenzen and designer and creative strategist Lee...
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Design -  Design isn’t just an abstract sketch anymore; it’s a concrete method.According to Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, “A startup is a human institution designed to create something new under conditions of extreme...
Responsive Web Design
Advertising -  When visiting websites, one of the first things we do is to appreciate (or judge) their look. A website’s lay-out and design greatly influences the interest of the visitors, as well as their initial engagement with the brand. A...
Why Firing My Best Designer Was My Smartest Business Decision
Advice -  Always be prepared to do what’s best for your company, even if it means letting go. Three years ago I decided to start a design firm from my college dorm room. Since then, we’ve grown to become boogie, a design-driven social...
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#NYCTech -  Every community in America is a little bit different, and the farther away you go, the greater the difference. While you may be able to detect these subtle differences, the Data doesn’t always. CartoDB understands this, and is...
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Design -  Reviewing a web developer’s portfolio doesn’t guarantee a good hire. Ask these questions to make sure you get the right fit for your needs. When you recognize that your company needs a web developer to create a compelling...
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Advice -  When juggling all the responsibilities of a freelance web designer, it’s common to worry most about things like writing a contract, getting paid, and actually building the website. Sometimes, however, communication between the...
How I Conquered Anxiety and Learned to Love Coding: 3 Tweaks
Advice -  “WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE CODING?” This is a question that I hear a lot. When I tell people about how I transformed my career and life by teaching myself to code, their reaction is usually either, “But I’m not a tech person,”...