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Construction Starts on Brisbane’s First Vertical State School

The new flagship state secondary school in Brisbane’s inner north has achieved three big milestones with the appointment of the building contractor, the start of construction and the release of the proposed catchment area. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was joined by Minister for Education and Member for McConnel Grace...

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Construction Starts on Brisbane’s First Vertical State School

The new flagship state secondary school in Brisbane’s inner north has achieved three big milestones with the appointment of the building contractor, the start of construction and the release of the proposed catchment area. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was joined by Minister for Education and Member for McConnel Grace...

Spain plans switch to 100% renewable electricity by 2050

Ambitious scheme also aims to fully decarbonise country’s economy shortly afterSpain has launched an ambitious plan to switch its electricity system entirely to renewable sources by 2050 and completely decarbonise its economy soon after.By mid-century greenhouse gas emissions would be slashed by 90% from 1990 levels...

Google Opens web.dev To Measure Your Site

Google has launched on web.dev a beta of various web site reporting tools that show you how well you are keeping up with best practices around your web site. Google said "With actionable guidance and analysis, web.dev helps developers like you learn and apply the web's modern capabilities to your own sites and...

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An Ad Agency Is Making Alexa Apologize Hilariously to Cities That Didn’t Get Amazon’s HQ2

As residents of New York and Washington, D.C., bemoan the prices paid to bring Amazon's sprawling HQ2 facilities to their cities, many other cities are watching from the sidelines and wishing they'd made the cut. To help ease the pain of rejection, Austin ad agency McGarrah Jessee wrote custom breakup messages for Amazon's...

Is YouTube Worth It? 7.6 Million Views Later, Here’s What I Learned

Everyone’s saying it… video is the future of content marketing! But is it really? Similar to you, I noticed that trend over a year ago, and I decided to listen to everyone who told me to focus on videos instead of just text-based content. I even wrote a blog post about how I was shifting […]
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Google Opens web.dev To Measure Your Site

Google has launched on web.dev a beta of various web site reporting tools that show you how well you are keeping up with best practices around your web site. Google said "With actionable guidance and analysis, web.dev helps developers like you learn and apply the web's modern capabilities to your own sites and...

5 SEO trends that will matter most in 2019

Google’s heavily investing to be the best. SEOs are trying to adapt to changes that follow. That’s how SEO trends are born. Let’s view what trends will make a difference in 2019.

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The Advanced Guide to Keyword Clustering

Posted by tomcasanoIf your goal is to grow your organic traffic, you have to think about SEO in terms of “product/market fit.”Keyword research is the “market” (what users are actually searching for) and content is the “product” (what users are consuming). The “fit” is optimization.

To grow your organic...

What Makes A Brand Authentic

As marketers, we must sometimes take a step back from the objective features and benefits of our products that too often dictate our brand strategy. Today, I invite you to consider what makes your brand genuine, transparent and believable. We will also look at ways to tease out the authenticity of your brand. Our Authentic...

Tech

EA will remaster the first two ‘Command & Conquer’ games in 4K

EA recently hinted that it would hop on the real-time strategy revival bandwagon and remaster Command & Conquer games, and now we know just what that entails. The publisher has confirmed that it's remastering both the original Command & Conquer and Red Alert (i.e. the best games in the series) in 4K, with all the...

Google gives the Pixel camera superhuman night vision

The mighty Night Sight mode is being released to Pixel phones today Two years ago, Google’s release of the first Pixel smartphone radically raised the bar for the image quality we could expect from mobile cameras. Today, even as everyone else struggles to catch up, Google is extending its lead with the introduction of...

Cloudflare Launches Android and iOS version of 1.1.1.1 DNS Service

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Download the app and toggle on it to generate a VPN profile that will automatically reroute the DNS traffic using the 1.1.1.1 DNS servers. On April 1, 2018, Cloudflare and APNIC launched the 1.1.1.1 public DNS service to speed up the searching process for web addresses faster and more secure. It is basically a DNS...

New APIs Suggest WPA3 Wi-Fi Security Support Coming Soon to Windows 10

Windows 10 users don't have to wait much longer for the support of latest WPA3 Wi-Fi security standard, a new blog post from Microsoft apparently revealed.
The third version of Wi-Fi Protected Access, in-short WPA3, is the next generation of the wireless security protocol that has been designed to make it harder for...

Artificial Intelligence News Anchors Have Officially Debuted In China

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If you feared your design job was at risk of being taken over by artificial intelligence (AI), it looks like news anchors might have it worse.
China’s state-owned Xinhua news agency has unveiled its latest AI anchors, or “composite anchors,” comprising fused...

Design

Customer Effort Score: The New Experience Metric

Brands are battling to provide superior experiences across channels to win over customers, but are too many focusing on the wrong metrics? While many companies focus on scores such as Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) and Net Promoter Score (NPS), they’re overlooking
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7 Persona Mistakes

Many UX, Design, and Marketing professionals create and/or use personas. Personas have become so common that some would say that they are over-used. Should we let go of personas? Should we stop using them? One of the reasons that personas may be looked down on these days in some design circles is because people are …...

The Business of Removing Negatives from a Product

Rationally choosing the irrationalhttps://medium.com/media/66e1c685c75e275c50285d60fc640019/hrefWhy do people keep buying Apple products if they are not technically great and there are better value alternatives? Why do people keep eating at McDonald’s if the food is so bad for your health?I was asking myself these type...

Mood Boards for Product Designers

You're reading Mood Boards for Product Designers, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!

Most designers know that wireframing and prototyping are essential parts of the design process. Without prototyping, your chances of creating good design are...

Top 16 Free UX/UI Design Books Worth Reading in 2018

“You will learn most things by looking, but reading gives understanding. Reading will make you free.” Paul RandPaul Rand was right when he said that reading gives us understanding. While we’re busy working on projects, it’s worth to spend some time reading one of the best FREE (yes, it’s all free and...

Terra Kaffe

Contributed by Stephen ColesSource: https://www.terrakaffe.com License: All Rights Reserved. Terra Kaffe is an espresso machine launched by Sahand Dilmaghani on November 8, 2018. The brand’s Design and Art Director is Nenad Dickov. Dickov deployed Formular for every aspect of the brand, from the logo and website text...

Free School is Free Space

Contributed by Stephen ColesSource: https://www.labiennale.org License: All Rights Reserved.
Free School is Free Space is the title of an exhibition by Branko Stanojević for the Serbian pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale.

This work was inspired by a drawing on the wall that I found in the basement of the house which...

Samsung’s new One UI: a UX perspective

A deeper look at what Samsung calls “viewing your phone with an experience that feels second nature.”Samsung website screenAt Samsung’s developer conference 2018 in San Francisco, the company showcased One UI- a refreshed interface design for its smartphones.Let’s have a deeper look on the UX perspective side,...

Gamification: A guide for designers to a misunderstood concept

How to build a gamification system the right way and how Fitbit, Waze, and Duolingo use it to enhance their products.When I was young, I remember my mother telling me I can go play only after I finish my homework. Which was goddam frustrating at the time. But thinking about this, I realise that most of the things I was...

Dev

In the Works – AWS Region in Milan, Italy

Late last month I announced that we are working on an AWS Region in South Africa. Today I would like to let you know that we are also building an AWS Region in Italy and plan to open it up in early 2020. Milan in 2020 The upcoming Region will have three Availability Zones and […]

AI-assisted coding comes to Java with Visual Studio IntelliCode

Visual Studio IntelliCode is a set of AI-assisted capabilities that aims to improve developer productivity with features like AI-assisted IntelliSense and statement completion, code formatting, and style rule inference. During SpringOne 2018, we announced that we will bring those productivity boosters to Java developers...

Arduino Mega controls this amazing water organ

Earlier this year, artist Niklas Roy was invited to participate in the Drehmoment art festival that takes place in the south-west of Germany. The “catch” to this festival is that each artist was invited to team up with a local company to take advantage of their products and resources. Of these was cleaning equipment...