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Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigation

While the Philippines ponders bewildered, perplexed, and stumped on how to run a light rail system whose origins date back to the beginning of the 20th century where early cities realized the contribution of mass transit to progress and development. In fact, Spain’s Department of Public Works for the Philippines started construction on a steam-powered tranvia way back in 1885. Oh how far we’ve gone… BACKWARDS!!! If you really want to know, the history of rail transport began in the 6th century BC in Ancient Greece. Oh how proud we Filipinos can be of our accomplishments. No really, what have we contributed to humanity? Reducing Manila population by the tens of thousands? Through government-initiated murder? By so-called Christians? </donvy>

Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigation

Introducing “wheelchair accessible” routes in transit navigationhttps://www.blog.google/products/maps/introducing-wheelchair-accessible-routes-transit-navigation/Today we’re adding “wheelchair accessible” routes to Google Maps transit – making getting around on public transportation a bit easier for those with mobility needs. After you tap “Options” and under the Routes section, you’ll find “wheelchair accessible” as a new route type.

eBeam is a new type of smart pen that digitizes what you write without special paper

eBeam is a new type of smart pen that digitizes what you write without special paper | 9to5Toys

eBeam is a new type of smart pen that digitizes what you write without special paper | 9to5Toyshttps://9to5toys.com/2018/02/02/ebeam-smart-pen/Everything is becoming smart these days, and pens are no exception. There have been other smart pens launched over the years, but most require you to use a special kind of paper so the pen can know what you’re writing. eBeam is a new smart pen that needs no special paper, in fact, eBeam needs no paper at all to track what you’re writing.

Instagram Is Turning Into Facebook, and That’s Bad

Instagram Is Turning Into Facebook, and That’s Bad - WSJ

Instagram Is Turning Into Facebook, and That’s Bad – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/instagram-is-turning-into-facebook-and-thats-bad-1517422670Facebook Inc. has owned Instagram since 2012 but the two have felt totally different—until recently, when Instagram started using many of the same digital tricks Facebook pioneered to keep you scrolling longer. Part of what made Instagram great was that your main feed was a stream of things you wanted to see: pictures and videos from friends and accounts whose posts you enjoy. The Facebook-type noise—stuff your friends had commented on, public chatter—remained in other tabs you could click over to if you felt like it.

3 Essential Design Trends, December 2017

3 Essential Design Trends, December 2017 | Webdesigner Depot

3 Essential Design Trends, December 2017 | Webdesigner Depothttps://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2017/11/3-essential-design-trends-december-2017/?ref=donvy.comAll three of this month’s essential design trends have to do with typography. And the trends showcase some pretty stellar ways to use beautiful type to create user engagement and make a great first impression.

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble®

The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble®https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/art-of-looking-sideways-alan-fletcher/1101057318?ean=9780714834498Overview The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher “The Art of Looking Sideways is a primer in visual intelligence, an exploration of the workings of the eye, the hand, the brain and the imagination. It is an inexhaustible mine of anecdotes, quotations, images, curious facts and useless information, oddities, serious science, jokes and memories, all concerned with the interplay between the verbal and the visual, and the limitless resources of the human mind. Loosely arranged in 72 chapters, all this material is presented in a wonderfully inventive series of pages that are themselves masterly demonstrations of the expressive use of type, space, color and imagery.

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your moodhttps://thenextweb.com/dd/2014/10/22/psychology-web-design/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethitsA great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

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Chrome users beware: A new ‘Catch-All’ extension could steal everything you type

Chrome users beware: A new 'Catch-All' extension could steal everything you type - TechRepublic

Chrome users beware: A new ‘Catch-All’ extension could steal everything you type – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/chrome-users-beware-a-new-catch-all-extension-could-steal-everything-you-type/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472A malicious Chrome extension is spreading in Brazil, and it’s capable of stealing everything typed inside a browser window. Here’s what to look out for before it spreads.

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks – digested read

Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks – digested read | Books | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/oct/22/uncommon-type-some-stories-tom-hanks-digested-read?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=248981&subid=19723158&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2The actor’s debut short story collection is like a box of chocolates in which all the chocolates are much the same, relays John Crace