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Advice - Your startup may look great on paper, but ideas are of little consequence if they aren’t paired with a great user experience. Technology gives a product limitless reach and limitless data to improve said reach.Of course, it...
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Design - You’ve probably heard from many a designer or good design-oriented blog that Photoshop is the only graphics program you’ll ever need. But while Photoshop unquestionably offers a lot, it’s definitely not the only software...
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AlleyTalk -  A good presentation can make or break a deal and can be the difference between catching that big break or staying right where you are. While most people may not care for their presentations, whatever they may be for, Shufflrr is...
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#NYCTech - In the digital era, there is unprecedented opportunity to connect technology to create meaningful consumer experiences. Global app usage increased by 50% in 2015. App sessions (the number of times a user opens an app) increased by...
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Advice -  The architects at Monad Studio hope to disrupt the musical instrument industry—by way of 3-D printers. The studio recently unveiled a series of 3-D printed instruments, and CNBC had a Juilliard-trained musician, David Heiss, test...
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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...
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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...