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9 Do’s and Don’ts of Typography

Typography is currently a trendy design technique combined with graphic design recognized worldwide.

in Slashdot

Curiosity Rover Arrives At Long-Term Destination

When NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars, the mission team had a particular destination in mind: Mount Sharp.

in Slashdot

City of Turin To Switch From Windows To Linux and Save 6M Euros

jrepin writes: The municipality of Turin in Italy hopes to save 6 million Euro over five years by switching from Windows XP to Ubuntu Linux in all of its offices.

in Slashdot

Verizon Working On a La Carte Internet TV Service

An anonymous reader writes: One of the reasons people have been fleeing cable TV in droves is the idea that they're paying for hundreds of channels but only using a handful.

in Dr. Web

SVG-Fallback für ältere Browser: Tipps zur alternativen Auszeichnung ohne JavaScript

Das SVG-Format wird mittlerweile von allen gängigen Browsern unterstützt. Es ist vor allem der Internet Explorer, der in älteren, leider aber immer noch verwendeten Versionen Probleme macht.

in magCulture

ModMag14 tumblr

Now available on the world wide web – a tumblr of visuals ahead of next week’s Modern Magazine 2014 day. Better than a free U2 album. Enjoy!  

in Dezeen

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners hands over the Leadenhall Building for fit out


in Wired

Minecraft Fans Spooked by Talk of Microsoft Acquisition

The word is that Microsoft may acquire Minecraft, the wildly popular game that lets you create your own virtual worlds, and Brent Smithurst isn't very happy about it.

in NETTUTS

Windows Phone 8: Controls and Properties

In this tutorial, you will be
learning about some of the more popular Windows Phone controls.

in NETTUTS

Understanding and Working with Taxonomies and Terms in WordPress

Taxonomies are what takes WordPress beyond a simple blogging platform and into the realms of a CMS. 

But how are they stored in the database?

in NETTUTS

Get Started Building Your Blog with Parse.js

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Have you ever gotten excited by the idea of a we

in NETTUTS

iThemes Exchange: More Settings

In the first part of this series, we looked at the basic setup of iTheme

in Boagworld

Why fixing how you use digital tools will not be enough

There is a lot of buzz around making better use of the digital tools at our disposal (the web, social media and mobile). But that is not going to be enough to secure the future of your organisation.

in Dr. Web

30 kostenlose Iconsets im Flat Design, die Sie den Skeuomorphismus für immer vergessen lassen

Heutzutage ist es nicht mehr schick, wenn man seine Designs mit Anspielungen auf Oberflächen und Looks aus der realen Welt befrachtet.

in Dr. Web

WordPress-Turbo I: Das leistet das Cache-Plugin WP Rocket

Eher durch Zufall stieß ich auf WP Rocket, ein Premium Cache-Plugin für WordPress.

in Slashdot

$10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production

AaronW writes: After trying and failing to convince Nina Kovtyukhona to test her technique of separating layers of graphite and boron nitride to instead try graphene, Thomas E.

in swissmiss

NOI Worktable

Gasp! NOI Worktable by OHIO Design is the most beautiful, minimal giant desk I have ever seen. You can customize it in length and you can chose from a variety of surface materials.

in swissmiss

Type Safari with James Victore

A tour of Brooklyn and Queens with James Victore, looking at, talking about and trying to make sense of type on the street. Well done, Makeshift Society Brooklyn! (Via Jacob)

in swissmiss

Your Brain and Meditation

Dan Harris explains the neuroscience behind meditation and predicts that the exercise will soon become regularly scheduled maintenance, as commonplace as brushing your teeth or eating your veggies.

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♥ / Sound Blaster Roar | By Creative Labs

A big thank you to Creative Labs for sponsoring this week of my RSS Feed.

in Dr. Web

Zurück aus der Zukunft: 40 kostenlose Fonts für den Einsatz im Hier und Jetzt

Diese Schriftarten aus der Zukunft können sofort herunter geladen und installiert werden.

in Dezeen

Competition: win one of 20 pairs of tickets to Global Design Forum 2014

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in Dezeen

Projection mapping creates changing setting in Superbien's music video for Irma


in NETTUTS

Enhanced and Wearable-Ready Notifications on Android

Introduction

Notifications are a very useful way to
interact with your application's users and, with Android Wear, we now also have wearable devices running Android.

in NETTUTS

Creating A Mini-CSS Preprocesser For Theme Color Options

WordPress provides theme developers with a powerful system for creating easy-to-use theme option systems via the Theme Customizer.

in NETTUTS

What Is the XY Problem and Why Is It Bad?

One of the things that makes WordPress so awesome is the willingness of members of the community to help others. 

in NETTUTS

Understanding and Working with Metadata in WordPress

So far in this series, we've looked at the main content types in WordPress. But what about the additional data about all that content? 

That's where metadata comes into play.

in You the Designer

Infographic: 10 Commandments of Logo Design

A comprehensive visual about the basic principles of logo design.

in swissmiss

Friday Link Pack

- Ever favorite Tweets but forget to get back to them? Hubble sends you a weekly email with your Twitter favorites. (thanks John) - Did you see The Coolest?

in Dr. Web

Stellen Sie sich vor: die besten Autor-Box Plugins für WordPress

Autor-Box-Plugins für das beliebte Content-Management-System WordPress fügen am Ende des Inhalts eines jeden Artikels eine kleine Box mit den wichtigsten Daten zum verfassenden Autor hinzu.

in NETTUTS

Be the First on Your Block Running IPv6

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingWhat is IPv6?

in Slashdot

Intel Unveils MICA "My Intelligent Communication Accessory" Smart Bracelet

MojoKid writes With a few companies introducing smartwatch products at IFA in Berlin, Intel's taking a slightly different approach.

in You the Designer

Saul Bass-like Game of Thrones Title Sequence

“Since I love Saul Bass, the 60′s, and HBO’s Game of Thrones, I made an …

in Boagworld

Ten web professionals worth your attention

This week on the Boagworld Show Paul shares the ten people who have been the biggest inspiration in shaping his view of digital.

in Dr. Web

Spätsommerlich: 30 kostenlose PSD-Sets mit frischen UI-Elementen für mobile Apps

Der Herbst klopft ziemlich laut an des Entwicklers Tür. Im Grunde ist das nicht schlecht, schließlich zieht das Geschäft im Frühjahr und im Herbst erfahrungsgemäß jeweils deutlich an.

in magCulture

Out now: Boat #8, Los Angeles

Having recently moved to LA, Boat founders Erin and Davey Spens have set the latest issue of their nomadic magazine in that city.

in Dezeen

DRAA adds sharply pointed roofline to La Leonera Mountain Retreat


in Design Observer: Main Posts

Rick Poynor: Tracking the Locations of J.G. Ballard's Super-Cannes

A photo-essay on the futuristic marina and business park in the south of France that inspired Ballard’s disquieting fantasy about corporate crime