The death of execution

I have taken on a new year’s resolution to explore and learn about AI and the tools out there. This means I’ve been playing with various AI tools for less than a month and during that time, just in my spare time in the evenings, I’ve written a few blogs, created countless images, and coded… Continue reading The death of execution

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The general creative state, and the art of experiencing

Lessons from Acting to practice empathy in UX Design Photo by antonio molinari on Unsplash “The greatest form of knowledge is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world.” (Plato) A common advice for someone embarking on Entrepreneurship is, ‘don’t solve a pain point for customers that you’ve never… Continue reading The general creative state, and the art of experiencing

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Affinity Photo for Beginners

Learn how to get started with Affinity Photo in this beginner-friendly course! We’ll cover all the essential tools you need to know to create different photo and text effects.  Jump straight to the Affinity Photo skill you want to learn: What You’ll Learn What are Personas in Affinity Photo? What are adjustment and live… Continue reading Affinity Photo for Beginners

Version control is a skill UX can learn to make their lives easier

Use Components, Variants, and Pages to provide different design versions your team members need Photo by Jason Goodman on Unsplash Version control for your design prototypes is one of those things you never think about until you desperately need it. Version control is so essential that many Engineers will devote time and effort to build… Continue reading Version control is a skill UX can learn to make their lives easier

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Tips for design influencers, unethical bridges, right-to-left UI

Weekly curated resources for designers — thinkers and makers. Moses, the so-called “master builder” of mid-20th century New York, was very concerned that white-only spaces in America (like beaches) might eventually be opened to all people. When designing the Grand Central Parkway in the late 1920s — a road intended, in part, to give New Yorkers “an easy way to… Continue reading Tips for design influencers, unethical bridges, right-to-left UI

How to design like MacGyver

Using ingenuity and level-headedness to solve design problems MacGyver TV Series | Season 1, Episode 18 I recently re-watched the classic 1980s action TV series MacGyver. This show was a staple of my childhood — it’s the reason why I always carry a Swiss Army pocket knife and have a paper clip in my wallet.… Continue reading How to design like MacGyver

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5 Web Design Trends You Need to Be Aware of in 2023

Posted · Category: Best Collections, Design The beginning of a new year is typically a time when we plan to find ways to make life a little better. The same applies to web designers who look for new and better ways to make their designs more engaging and productive. In this post we will look… Continue reading 5 Web Design Trends You Need to Be Aware of in 2023

Best WordPress Translation Plugins—Free and Paid

Do you want your website to be available in other languages? WordPress translation plugins can make that possible! Since WordPress does not come with a built-in translator, these plugins add multilingual functionality to your website. They make it fast and easy to translate your content into different languages. The result is increased visibility, more traffic, and… Continue reading Best WordPress Translation Plugins—Free and Paid

Website Builders, eCommerce, and Open-Source

Anyone who is looking to create a website today has probably been suggested WordPress as a great option. WordPress definitely has a lot of positives that make it the platform of choice for website development. It is used by over 40% of all websites and 60% of content management systems. There is no denying that… Continue reading Website Builders, eCommerce, and Open-Source

Anatomy of a dazzling business email: 15 tips from creative and UX writing

Learn to use drama, information architecture, voice and tone, and more to rocket your business emails from boring to bombastic. Image by Mikayla Mallek Long before I started this job, I began writing long, well thought out emails. But they often weren’t well received. With so many other modes of communication, emails tend to be… Continue reading Anatomy of a dazzling business email: 15 tips from creative and UX writing

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Analytics are leaving out user intent: UX benchmarking can help

Using analytics alone to measure UX misses key navigational data you need to know about your product. tl;dr —With log-based analytics alone, we can’t see users that want to start a task but cannot find it. This leads us to overcount success rates. With behavioral UX benchmarking, we understand a user’s intent so we know… Continue reading Analytics are leaving out user intent: UX benchmarking can help

Is AI going to steal your job and burn down your house?

Public and professional perceptions of artificial intelligence. Dall-E generated image “Illustration of how artificial intelligence is going to steal your job and burn down your house” TL; DR. AI is rapidly evolving, helping us make better decisions and perform various tasks and increasingly doing so autonomously. Will humans eventually be enslaved by machines that become self-aware,… Continue reading Is AI going to steal your job and burn down your house?

Here to get an AI to write a cover letter for every position you apply to

ChatGPT is Open A.I.’s newest venture into A.I. product offerings. You might’ve heard of Open A.I. last year when they really started off the boom of Text-To-Image A.I. models with DALL·E 2. ChatGPT is a conversational approach to the search engine, and it’s proving a big hit. ChatGPT gained 1 million users in its first… Continue reading Here to get an AI to write a cover letter for every position you apply to

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5 Best Security Plugins For WordPress

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems available, used by millions of websites across the globe. However, it is also one of the most vulnerable to cyber-attacks, making it essential to protect your WordPress site with security features. Thankfully, there are a variety of WordPress security plugins available that can help protect… Continue reading 5 Best Security Plugins For WordPress