Month: November 2014

Readings for Lunch — [ 27 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY

FRONT-END

Design Engineering

What is a Front End Developer? Jonathan Snook shares his point of view, with a great definition of what being a FED means today.

TOOLS

Blocs

A new web-design application (available here) that takes a componentized approach to constructing pages, allowing users to build pages in a very easy way.

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Nov 2014 ]

APPS

A quiz for the best apps for your productivity problems

Depending on your productivity problems (being overwhelmed with meetings, forgetting passwords, etc.) this quiz suggests apps that can help! More recommendations are welcome!

BECAUSE IT'S FRIDAY

The 50 best GIFs of 2014

Some are hilarious…some are sweet…& some are just plain weird. Enjoy!

ART / DESIGN

Adobe x Moleskine = Creative Cloud Moleskine

Readings for Lunch — [ 20 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Dan Flavin – light installation – 1996

CREATIVITY

5 Creativity Myths You Probably Believe
"It’s encounters between fertile minds that breeds innovation"

Really interesting research & ideas on creativity myths we probably have all believed at some point

ADVERTISING

Apple To Turn Around iAd By Venturing Into Programmatic

Apple's mobile advertising unit is partnering with automated advertising company Rubicon Project.

& one for the Disney enthusiasts –
Disney's Cinderella trailer! Out in theaters in March 2015…

Readings for Lunch — [ 18 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Siberia from the sky – via Jonathan Davidoff
LIFE

Overcoming the 5 biggest distractions

Whether at work or in life, these distractions keep you from successfully achieving your goals…learn what they are & how to overcome them!

APPS

Snapchat making mobile payments 'fun'

Partnership of Snapchat & Square to create a new way for people to send & receive money – Snapcash! Currently only available in the US…

& the 10 Things in Tech you Need to Know Today, like Uber partnering with Spotify, & Fitbit in court…

Readings for Lunch — [ 13 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
London view by the Gherkin – Photo by Francesco Pighi (source)

DESIGN

What is Product Design?

Why this frequently misunderstood field is in need of a proper definition, what does "being a designer" means today, and why a mind shift is needed.

MUSIC + ART

I Won’t Let You Down

An EPIC new music video from OK Go featuring hundreds of choreographed umbrella-weilding dancers. Absolutely a must see, believe me 😉

Readings for Lunch — [ 11 Nov 2014 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
OK, today only few people will get it… (source)

SCIENCE

Inside the ISS – 18,000 M.P.H. with Reid Wiseman

While NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman takes us from the very back of the International Space Station to the front (nearly 200 feet) he travels almost 450 miles around the Earth.

PROGRAMMING

On the ambitious but bumpy road to AngularJS 2.0

Guardian senior developer Séb Cevey summarises and shares his views on the design of the upcoming 2.0 version of the popular web application framework.