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    “Perfect” Online Couple Question Their True Compatibility

    It was love at first sight – and first site – for Mitch Hennessy and Kacey Craig when they encountered each other on the dating website Bumble, a first experience for both of them with the world of online dating. “I could tell she was the one,” said Mitch, regarding the moment he caught a […]

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    Have You Ever Wondered What Makes a Film Noir?

    At some point, you’ve probably heard a film being called Noir. You probably think about a dark looking movie that has a certain style about it, but there’s more to a film being Noir. There is actually much more to it than that though. You need a certain cast of characters Life Lessons From Beloved […]

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    Adidas Uses Robots, Motion-capture Technology to Customize Run Shoes

    I waited outside an industrial container squat in the middle of a parking lot in Brooklyn, fog creeping in over the East River, the Manhattan Bridge looming directly overhead. It was a fitting landscape: I was waiting to test Adidas’ newest running shoe, inspired by New York City and the people who run it: Speedfactory AM4NYC. […]

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    Redesigning A Digital Interior Design Shop (A Case Study) — Smashing Magazine

    Good products are the result of a continual effort in research and design. And, as it usually turns out, our designs don’t solve the problems they were meant to right away. It’s always about constant improvement and iteration. I have a client called Design Cafe (let’s call it DC). It’s an innovative interior design shop […]

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    Is Facebook’s Campbell Brown a Force to Be Reckoned With? Or Is She Fake News?

    Ms. Brown, 49, wasn’t out at Facebook. Yet she has long had to grapple with questions about whether she really has influence at the social network. Since joining the Silicon Valley company in 2017 to repair its frayed relationship with the news media, many have considered the former CNN and NBC anchor as little more […]

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    On Effort, Bias, And Being Productive — Smashing Magazine

    Summary Table of Contents Quick Summary Anselm Hannemann summarized what has happened in the web community in the past four weeks. From browser news and useful tools to hot topics and the things we should talk about more often. These days, it is one of the biggest challenges to think long-term. In a world where […]

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    Brokeback Mountain Almost Starred Matt Damon and Joaquin Phoenix

    It was revealed during a recent screening of Brokeback Mountain that it was initially hard to find a director and actors to commit to the movie. Screenwriter Diana Ossana stated that actors would agree to the parts and then bail after about 6 months. Two names that she brought up that were attached for a […]

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    Using Ethics In Web Design — Smashing Magazine

    Every design decision is a decision made on behalf of other people, those we often refer to as “end-users.” As the creators of designed experiences used by people all over the world, it is our responsibility to think carefully about how our decisions impact the person on the other end of the conversation. Even small […]

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    Kevin’s Week in Tech: Theranos, Fraud and the Failure to Fail

    ■ Theranos repeatedly lied to reporters from publications like Wired, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal about how many tests its proprietary machines were capable of running, and gave those misleading articles to investors as proof of the company’s accomplishments. This is juicy, Hollywood-ready stuff, and the complaint makes it clear that Theranos — which […]