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The Expert

I have in fact been in a meeting just like this one. (via Seth Godin)

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CreativeMornings in Copenhagen, Rio + Charleston

CreativeMornings is searching for three outstanding organizers who want to bring CreativeMornings to: Copenhagen (Denmark), Charleston (USA), and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

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What's In a Username? the Power of Gamer Tags

An anonymous reader writes "Are pro gamers good because they're good, or just because their usernames make you think they are?

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4 Minute Workout

Quick 4 is based on the concept of high intensity interval training (HIIT). It follows the popular Tabata protocol, a regimen originally used by Japanese Olympic athletes.

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You are not Google. You are not Amazon.

As web professionals we often look at the success of companies like Google and Amazon, believing that if we emulate them, we will share their success. That is an incorrect assumption.

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Kaleidoscope Portraits

I am totally mesmerized by these Kaleidoscope Portraits by Norg Nodis.

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Pibal Bicycle

A bicycle crossed with a scooter? Yes, please! It’s a brainchild of Philippe Starck and car company Peugeot. It’s only a prototype for now, but I sure do hope it will go into production!

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Mad Lettering Skills

Designer Tom Williams filmed two gentlemen road painters painting a bus stop. They show some mad lettering skills! You’d think they’d use a pencil but they don’t.

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♥ / Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information, 1-day course

A big thank you to Edward Tufte for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed.

in You the Designer

Ferdi Trihadi’s Tuby Project

Do you remember our feature about the Yellow Lemon Project by Sakiroo Choi? Once again, …

in Ace Jet 170

Tilden

One of the first really interesting things I learned about the discipline of interpretive design was that it has principles – and I love a principle: fundamental, underlying, guiding ideas.

in Dezeen

Glithero patterns fabric using organ music


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Printout heads West

To mark its new status as a hotbed of independent publishing, Printout is venturing beyond London EC2 to visit Bristol BS1 next Month.

in Dezeen

Wooden pavilion by Ramser Schmid Architekten built beside Swiss library


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Paul Polak: An Open Letter to Larry Page

Paul Polack responds to Larry Page's statemet that he'd rather hand over his cash to Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, Solar City) instead of donating it to a philanthropic organization.

in You the Designer

Hilarious Greeting Cards of Lisa Krowinski

Lisa Krowinski is a letterpress printer hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Why Movie Streaming Services Are Unsatisfying — and Will Stay That Way

mendax sends this excerpt from a New York Times op-ed: "like Napster in the late 1990s, [torrent-streaming app Popcorn Time] offered a glimpse of what seemed like the future, a model for how painless

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Gameover Malware Targets Job Seekers

itwbennett writes: "A new variant of the Gameover computer Trojan is targeting job seekers and recruiters by attempting to steal log-in credentials for Monster.com and CareerBuilder.com accounts.

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TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database

schwit1 sends this news from The Verge: "Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the primary conspirator in the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people, slipped through airport security because his name was missp

in You the Designer

Awesome Web Design of the Week — Dataveyes

Data visualization has been around for a long time but it is only now that …

in Boagworld

Can we change anything?

I was recently interviewed by Sitepoint about my new book and speaking at Future of Web Design on Apri

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Establishing service standards to mitigate risks

Internal web teams should have a set of service standards within which they work. This ensures a quality of deliverable and provides an operational framework.

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A Modern Designer’s Canvas

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Overmatter 25.03.14

Speculation on the editor’s office hierarchy for the new Condé Nast NY building. ‘Things we learned at the Digiday Publishing Summit’ – see no5.

in Dezeen

Quebec church transformed into a library by Dan Hanganu and Côté Leahy Cardas


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OBlog: Deventer

In Deventer, the Netherlands, a routine real estate deal and demolition became the site of innovation and new intelligence in urban design.

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Anna Harris & Thomas Fuller: The Night-Side of Hospitals: Photographs

Inside a Melbourne hospital, ethnographer Anna Harris and photographer Thomas Fuller trace the blurry line between public and private spaces occupied by migrant doctors on the fringes of the medical s

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OBlog: A Love Letter to the City

In 1999, Stephen Powers stopped writing graffiti and dedicated himself to being a full-time artist.

in Six Revisions

A Quick Introduction to Agile UX Design

Agile UX Design is a new methodology for crafting great user experiences. Read this guide to quickly get oriented.

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One Billion Android Devices Open To Privilege Escalation

msm1267 (2804139) writes "The first deep look into the security of the Android patch installation process, specifically its Package Management Service (PMS), has revealed a weakness that puts potentia

in You the Designer

You! Be Informed! #0059 – Github Dev Quits Over Sexism

Github, an open source code sharing community is a household name for web developers.

in Six Revisions

Free Vector Infographic Design Template (AI)

A free set of free vector AI files that will help you create beautiful infographics.

in magCulture

Overmatter 21.03.14

I love these front cover designs for La Tempestad. ‘When did magazine covers become so contentious?’ The Washington Post launches intriguing new digital strategy.

in Ace Jet 170

Historic Overlay

Just for the record – and in reference to yesterday's post – I found what I was looking for on the marvellous Ordnance Survey Ireland website.

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OBlog: Designed by: Lella Vignelli

To celebrate 50 years of their partnership, Massimo Vignelli published a book of the work of his partner and wife, Lella.