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Searching for a Future Beyond Facebook

Searching for a Future Beyond Facebook

Searching for a Future Beyond Facebookhttps://longreads.com/2018/05/01/searching-for-a-future-beyond-facebook/If we want to liberate ourselves from the tech monopolies, we have to figure out what to do with our data. Facebook has accomplished a neat trick in the last fourteen years, draping itself in humanitarian intent while establishing a globe-straddling monopoly. In the name of connecting people, it has built the world’s largest surveillance apparatus, rivaled only by Google.

Protect Yourself With a Free VPN Service

Protect Yourself With a Free VPN Service | PCMag.com

Protect Yourself With a Free VPN Service | PCMag.comhttps://www.pcmag.com/roundup/285788/the-best-free-vpn-services?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleRegardless of your choice, the important thing to understand is that you need a VPN. It’s a simple way to make your personal information much safer. In general, I prefer providers that use OpenVPN—it’s a tested standard, and it’s a lot better than the common (and older) PPTP. If PPTP is the only option, or you can’t figure out which protocol the VPN uses, that’s reason for concern.

Sphero’s new voice-activated Spider-Man toy sure is chatty

Sphero's voice-activated Spider-Man toy has charming comic-book AI - CNET

Sphero’s voice-activated Spider-Man toy has charming comic-book AI – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/products/sphero-spider-man/preview/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756Sphero is a company that makes robots, and remote-control toys. Spider-Man isn’t any of that. He’s a voice-activated doll, basically a large vinyl figure with moving limbs. But he is a talking, listening toy. It’s packed with 100 comic books’ worth of audio, according to Sphero. Maybe your next assistant will be Iron Man.

I dumped all of Google’s messaging apps for Pulse. Here’s how (and why) I did it

I dumped all of Google's messaging apps for Pulse. Here's how (and why) I did it | TechConnect

I dumped all of Google’s messaging apps for Pulse. Here’s how (and why) I did it | TechConnecthttp://www.techconnect.com/article/3192330/android/i-dumped-all-of-googles-messaging-apps-for-pulse-heres-how-and-why-i-did-it.html?idg_eid=412374c121fe539738655f52ae490f8f&email_SHA1_lc=f6d5fe2a378ea202f8af35117edcb06be2465c6d&cid=tcon_nlt_techconnect_daily_2017-04-27&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TechConnect%20Daily%202017-04-27&utm_term=techconnect_dailyI’m tired of waiting for Google to figure out what it wants to do with its suite of messaging apps, so I dumped them all for Pulse. And I’ve never been happier.

To the person who offered me my first design job… thank you.

For me, personally, this would be …

To the person who offered me my first design job… thank you.

To the person who offered me my first design job… thank you.https://blog.prototypr.io/to-the-person-who-offered-me-my-first-design-job-thank-you-b3ccfb0848ffTo the designers trying to land your first design job: If you truly want to do this work, you’ll figure out a way in. Finding your first design job is not necessarily going to be easy. Seek out (paid) internships; they offer some of the best learning experiences out there. And of course, find someone you can look up to and learn from.

Psychology in Design. Principles Helping to Understand Users.

by Alina Arhipova @ tubikstudio.com

Some people are used to thinking of design as a purely artistic job but there is much more standing behind it. The sense of beauty and inspiration are not enough to create the proficient design. That’s why designers should possess certain knowledge and skills of distinct sciences to do their job right. And it’s not only the art of design, it’s also about various fields of knowledge and practice which help them work efficiently and productively. One of the basic studies helping designers to understand users is psychology. Today, we will figure out what a big part psychology plays in design and what psychological principles are essential to remember during the design process.

New robotic vacuum cleaner from LG

Gizmodo: Unlike the Roomba, the Roboking from LG Electronics can automatically figure out the best way to clean a room, and once its finished, return to its charging station. The next version of the Roboking looks even better: it should be able to connect to a home wireless network and be controllable remotely by a PC, cellphone, or PDA, so youll be able to have it clean the house while youre at work.

Samsung’s PDA phones

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