Will nationalism end the golden age of global AI collaboration?

As nationalism divides nations and limits international collaboration, is the future of AI in danger? Artificial intelligence has made tremendous progress in recent years, and much of this progress can be attributed to the open-source software movement. By fostering collaboration and sharing knowledge and resources among developers worldwide, the open-source movement has helped bring together AI… Continue reading Will nationalism end the golden age of global AI collaboration?

21 Best CRM Software

The best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) software solutions help sales teams streamline critical processes to improve productivity, track customer interactions and gain actionable insights to deliver a personalized experience to sell smarter, shorten the sales cycle and drive better retention rates. This article reviews the 21 best CRM software to help you streamline your searches.… Continue reading 21 Best CRM Software

What did Victor Papanek leave for UX designers in “Design for Real Word”?

In the “Back to basics” series, I would like to rediscover the content of the textbooks I read at the beginning of my industrial design studies. I am a supporter of wise (prudent) use of the achievements of the predecessors, which is why I re-read these valuable, twentieth-century books on design and try to extract… Continue reading What did Victor Papanek leave for UX designers in “Design for Real Word”?

Should you do UX Research yourself, or hire an agency?

The Pros and Cons of these two options — plus a third you might have ignored The number at the end of the agency’s proposal was over one million Euros. I was floored. A client of mine had sent me a proposal from the latest research consulting firm in the runnings to help them explore a new market. Of the… Continue reading Should you do UX Research yourself, or hire an agency?

Research vs Vision: the origin story of Sony Walkman, Mini Cooper, and the iPhone

It’s always interesting to watch how companies approach the building of their new products. During the market research phase, companies are trying to future-proof every detail to ensure it will be popular among users and bring more money to the company. Research methodologies and strategies have been improving since the beginning of the 20th century. Some… Continue reading Research vs Vision: the origin story of Sony Walkman, Mini Cooper, and the iPhone

I’m not a robot (but, are you?)

The case for authenticating humans, reclaiming our identities, and defending against the coming swarm of bots. It’s 2022 and we are living in the opening scene of a dystopian Black Mirror episode. The line between what is real and what is fake has already blurred. The line between who is real and who is fake is now… Continue reading I’m not a robot (but, are you?)

8 Best Free and Open-Source JavaScript Image Editors

The internet is filled with countless images uploaded by users. This is especially true for social media websites—and it is very rare for people to post original unedited images anywhere. It is also common to need to post images with a specific size or format. While there are a lot of full-fledged image editing apps… Continue reading 8 Best Free and Open-Source JavaScript Image Editors

Design and development during turbulent times

Usually we are talking about design in a perfect environment: stable internet connection, various tools to use, enough time and safe placement, but what if we erase all of those conditions and put war in your country instead of them? In this article, I will tell you how to design during a crisis. Hello, my name… Continue reading Design and development during turbulent times

Best WordPress Importer Plugins

Your WordPress website contains a lot of data like user and customer information, sales, posts, products, images, media, reviews, comments, and so much more.  Consider the following common situations you may have to deal with at some point:  migrating your WordPress website from one hosting platform to another transfering customer information including sales, orders,… Continue reading Best WordPress Importer Plugins

4 Best Real User Monitoring Tools for 2022

The success of your website or web app hinges on the user experience. A positive experience translates into loyalty through high user retention and conversion rates, which in turn increase your profits.  The good news is that you can discover exactly what kind of experience users are having on your website or web app. You… Continue reading 4 Best Real User Monitoring Tools for 2022

WordPress Website Analysis: Before & After ImageEngine

WordPress is by far the world’s most popular CMS. Not only does it dominate the CMS market with a 64% market share, but it also powers 39.6% of all websites. It has taken the internet by storm by democratizing the web for all. Now, anyone can build, manage, and host a successful website without needing… Continue reading WordPress Website Analysis: Before & After ImageEngine

What are Best Laptops for Home, Travel or Office to Accomplish Your Everyday Activities?

As the time passes, the need of computers are increasing everywhere and if when it is about work from home or school/college assignments, the usage of laptops increased rationally after the covid-9 era around the world. But when people are going outside to find the best laptops for home, travel or office, the whole process… Continue reading What are Best Laptops for Home, Travel or Office to Accomplish Your Everyday Activities?

3D worlds and the future of UX: A review of “spatial interfaces”

[unable to retrieve full-text content] “Games and entertainment have pointed us toward a new way of thinking about interacting with software: spatial interfaces.” — John Palmer, Spatial Interfaces Spatial Interfaces presents a vision for the future of UX, in which “lots of the software we already use can be augmented by spatial interfaces”. Palmer envisions “spatial environments,… Continue reading 3D worlds and the future of UX: A review of “spatial interfaces”

 7 Top Multipurpose WordPress Themes You Should Check Out

You have been looking for a theme for your website. You haven’t yet settled on all the design details or come across a specialty theme that appears to have what you might need. Then, a multipurpose theme would be a wise choice. Multipurpose WordPress themes have become extremely popular because of the flexibility they offer.… Continue reading  7 Top Multipurpose WordPress Themes You Should Check Out

10 Website Design Must-Haves For Any Small Business

0 Shares Having a website is essential for small businesses. It helps build an online presence and expand your reach. However, to maximize the website’s potential, website owners need to understand must-have web elements. If your website misses important features, you may lose out on potential customers and revenue. It’s also worth mentioning that not… Continue reading 10 Website Design Must-Haves For Any Small Business

17 Things You Can Do To Improve Your SEO Ranking In 2021

There’s no shortcut to success when it comes to Google search results. That is unless you count pay-per-click advertising. While pay-to-play will shoot your site to the top of the SERP immediately, it’s not a sustainable strategy for maintaining your position there. So, you’re going to have to get serious about SEO. This guide will… Continue reading 17 Things You Can Do To Improve Your SEO Ranking In 2021

Design lessons from the National Football League (NFL)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] While growing up in Western PA, like most kids, I grew up loving and playing football and becoming a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. As NFL devotees, we endured a surreal 2020 football season with the pandemic from empty stands replaced by cardboard fans to injury reports containing COVID19 infections. Yet, with… Continue reading Design lessons from the National Football League (NFL)

5 Web Design Tips To Improve Your SEO

Many factors affect your SEO ranking, and getting the best results from it depends on the same factors that affect your SEO. When people hear the words ‘search engine optimization’ or SEO, they automatically think about optimizing their content through keywords in order to improve their ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs). However, many… Continue reading 5 Web Design Tips To Improve Your SEO

3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint

At the dawn of the web-era, there was much focus on how environmentally friendly websites were: we’d chop down fewer trees, ship fewer products, and travel less for business. And because the web was small, any negative impact it had was relatively small. But the Internet’s no longer small, and neither is the impact it… Continue reading 3 Effective Ways To Improve Your Site’s Carbon Footprint

5 Top Rated Backend Web Development Tools In 2021

There are plenty of important backend web development tools to begin working with in 2021. Web development tools have come a long way in recent years. Leveraging this progress, programming teams can optimize workflows, maximize productivity, and accelerate product delivery. On top of that, developers can also bolster collaboration, project management, and overall efficiency. As… Continue reading 5 Top Rated Backend Web Development Tools In 2021

Key and Surface Tracking Comes to Chrome

[– For those that didn’t spot it: this post was an April Fools joke, no one can track you by the way you type! –] This week Google announced further details of its plan to remove cookies from ad tracking. The strategy, which the ad giant expects to be fully implemented by 2022, has come… Continue reading Key and Surface Tracking Comes to Chrome

Android Essentials: Creating Simple User Forms

Android applications often rely upon data supplied by users. This tutorial walks you through the creation and use of a number of the most common controls used to collect data from the user. Getting Started For this tutorial, you will design and implement a membership registration form. Whether you’re in charge of recruiting members for… Continue reading Android Essentials: Creating Simple User Forms

A to Z of Illustrator: Tips, Tricks, & Hacks!

Get ready for some rapid-fire tips and tricks on how to use Adobe Illustrator! In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at 26 tips, tricks, and hacks, from A to Z. For all the featured images and resources, check out Envato Elements! With one subscription, you’ll have unlimited access to assets such as graphics, video templates,… Continue reading A to Z of Illustrator: Tips, Tricks, & Hacks!

Putting to the test Google’s plan to disrupt the university degree

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A UX design and ethical analysis of Google’s UX Design Professional Certificate Course. A screenshot of Google’s UX design course on Coursera I usually only binge-watch Netflix shows. But after reading about Google’s plan to disrupt the college degree, following an announcement from Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, on March 11… Continue reading Putting to the test Google’s plan to disrupt the university degree