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This Is Why You Need to Delete Facebook – Nate Miller – Medium

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Or Twitter. Or Instagram. Or Medium. Social media algorithms are being continuously fine tuned to punish content creators for having a life, all while Facebook makes a killing in advertisement fees that we provide the eyes for. Yep, Facebook…

No Resolutions for My New Year – The Wakeup Call – Medium

On New Year’s Eve, I was asked for my resolutions for the New Year. While my wife and my friends had theirs, I firmly answered that I didn’t want any. I’m 49, and I’ve had goals for my entire life. I would say more dreams than goals,…

It’s OK to not use Yarn – Hacker Noon

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When I first read about Yarn, many moons ago, I thought hey, that’s neat. But I knew it wasn’t something I needed — like smart watches, or ‘friendship’. As the months rolled by, I saw it showing up more and more in the install…

How I do Developer UX at Google – Google Design

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When people talk about User Experience (UX), they often talk about their beloved consumer products: a smartphone, a messaging app, or perhaps a pair of headphones. User Experience also matters when you build something for developers. People…

The best music to help you focus and get more shit done – Startup Grind – Medium

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Some people thrive on silence when they study, work, or read. But for others (especially myself), listening to music helps us tune in with our work. We become immune to distasteful sounds, like the blending of coffee, the jabbering of colleagues,…

11 Must-Have Resources & Tools for Freelancers – Product Hunt – Medium

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Being a freelancer comes with added freedom, but also requires a lot of extra adulting that you don’t quite have to do as an employee at a company. You have to track your time more diligently, pay taxes quarterly, manage erratic payment schedules,…

Read This If You Want To Keep A Journal But Don’t Know How – Art Of Practicality – Medium

A journal is the best self-awareness tool there is. Just open any given site that publishes articles on personal growth, and you will find at least one article that says: Why Keeping A Journal Will Change Your Life. Please stop it for goodness…

Coisas sobre AngularJs que eu ficaria feliz em ter aprendido antes. — Medium

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AngularJs é um framework para javascript mantido pela Google, atualmente está na versão 2.x (beta). Nesse post irei comentar sobre alguns pontos sobre a versão 1.x que apesar de não ser tão nova e já ter seu sucessor, continua ganhando…

Learning on a Dime: 10 Great Psychology Courses You Can Take for Free — Personal Growth — Medium

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Are you looking to expand your knowledge in the field of Psychology, but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg? Several online teaching tools offer free psychology classes or portions of classes if you are interested in the subject but do not…

How to Read More Books When You Don’t Have More Time — Medium

This helped me start reading 100 books a year As a writer, I love books. They are fuel for any creative idea or pursuit I have. Quite simply, reading helps me do what I do much, much better. But books cost both time and money. Wouldn’t…

How to get value from wireframes — Medium

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Eleven years ago, I joined a small design agency. I was 21, and it was my first full-time design job. I spent the first few years at the agency focused on visual design. Can I make this texture more realistic? Would this website look better…

12 Powerful Songs that Inspired Social Progress — Cuepoint — Medium

Music can still uplift the world—here are our favorite anthems of change Narrowing down a list of songs about social change is a tremendous privilege, but also a challenging one, especially given the immediacy of artists’ responses to the…

Improving Angular performance with 1 line of code — The Startup — Medium

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I’m on Genius.com and I right click over some text and click “Inspect Element” for I’m not sure what reason, as any good web developer does. Generally, I’ll see nothing particularly interesting as I’m reviewing the elements that…

5 Actual Web Designs Trends for 2016 — Apegroup — Behind the Screens — Medium

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Whenever I see a link called Web Design Trends for this year I click it happily only to be disappointed within minutes. It’s always, without fail, trends from last year, or non-trends like: illustrations. Like, did you know that animations…

5 of the Best Prototyping Tools for Mobile Apps — Medium

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If you’re facing issues in prototyping your mobile applications, this post will help you out. We have explored 5 of the best tools (in no… Source: 5 of the Best Prototyping Tools for Mobile Apps — Medium

The Best UX/UI Designer Tools, Resources, Blogs & Books Collection — Medium

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It can be intimidating to get into user experience, but don’t fear: there’s plenty of help around. To help you navigate that sea of… Source: The Best UX/UI Designer Tools, Resources, Blogs & Books Collection — Medium

AngularJS: Factory vs Service vs Provider — Tyler McGinnis

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When you first get started with Angular, you’ll naturally find yourself flooding your controllers and scopes with unnecessary logic. It’s important to realize early on that your controller should be very thin; meaning, most of the business…

How Duolingo Designs with Psychology in Mind — In Progress — Medium

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The popular language-learning app Duolingo has a tough mandate: motivate people to do something that’s difficult, time-intensive, and mentally taxing, all while convincing them to come back tomorrow and do it all again. Sean Chin, a designer…

9 Useful Apps for Product Managers — Product Hunt — Medium

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If you are a product manager, you know just how important great tools are for planning and managing your team’s progress on a daily basis. If you’re looking for applications to help make your workflow more organized and efficient, here’s…

These 42 Thoughts Can Motivate You to Do (and Achieve) Anything — Life Learning — Medium

Words have power — and the ones in this post are guaranteed to challenge the way you think and perhaps even change the w… Words have power — and the ones in this post are guaranteed to challenge the way you think and perhaps even…

7 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Accessibility — Salesforce UX — Medium

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Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with and contribute to the we… Accessibility enables people with disabilities to perceive, understand, navigate, interact with, and contribute to…

So you want to have kids… — Personal Growth — Medium

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A one-sided story of what to be prepared for in parenthood Before you wander into lifelong parenthoodery, here are some things to consider (that maybe you’ve been told, maybe you haven’t). There’s no such thing as being “ready”. You…

What should you learn to get a [better] coding job — Swizec’s Nightowls — Medium

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A lot of people ask me things like ”What should I learn to get a programming job?” or ”How can I get a job as an enginee… Here’s an actual quote from last week: So, I need some advice. I am 33 years old, and I need to get out of…

Six books that explain the world of today — Trouble Stories — Medium

As technology is eating the world everything is becoming increasingly complicated. One could say that we are in troubled… That’s good news for explorers. And for people who like to read. We do. If you do too, these six books will give…

UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD : 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined — Medium

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Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about graphic desi… Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about…

How to Stay a Creative Genius — Life Learning — Medium

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I think we can all agree kids are pretty slow. They can’t draw worth a darn, they walk like drunks, and they definitely can’t talk right. No, I do not want “basgetti” for dinner. They fail at everything they try. They fall down.…

Design, Illustrated in 3 Charts — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium

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Been typing a lot of words recently, so this one will be simple: a few doodles from the sketchbook pondering what, exact… Source: Design, Illustrated in 3 Charts — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium