Today’s companies and corporations—from multinationals to mom-and-pop virtual storefronts—are driven to always keep an eye on expenses. And when it comes to IT departments (which often account for a significant share of operating costs) it’s tempting to scrimp and save, on both time and money, wherever possible. But is doing […]
The proliferation of different mobile platforms doesn’t show any signs of slowing any time soon. While Google Glass, at least for now, seems to be the next great leap forward, rumor has it that Apple is already developing its own version, and more competitors are surely doing the same. And […]
The web (as we know it today at least) turned two decades old this year, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Newer, bigger and better are the mantras of site designers the world over, with new techniques and trends becoming the norm nearly daily.
So what will be the […]
Like something out of Star Trek (remember the “replicators?”), 3D printing is now a reality. And it may surprise some people to know that the technology has actually been in the works for more than three decades, and is only now close to being the next must-have gadget for business […]
With the rollout of the Affordable Care Act—more commonly known as Obamacare—the public is finally getting a first glimpse on how the health insurance program will work. Unfortunately that glimpse let much to be desired, thanks to numerous glitches in the online system which left those ready to sign up […]
Browsers are faster than ever, smartphones and tablets are in the hands of more people every day and getting information on the go is now the norm in the U.S. and across the globe. And one of the key elements in the surge of usability is the continuing forward momentum […]
Anyone who took high school science lab already knows the basis of split testing. Simply execute two controlled experiments with different variables, each towards achieving a desired goal, and see which one works best.
The same concept is being used in website design, although on a much more complex scale. Marketers […]
Any good website designer will tell you that the end user is the most critical part of any effective site. And yet, too many designers ignore the components of design that best serve the client or customer.
The most important component is user interface (UI), those elements built into a site […]
If space is the final frontier, the brain is a close second. Even today, with medical advancements occurring daily, scientists have been able to answer only a fraction of the questions on how the brain works, how it processes information or reacts to stimuli, or why certain experiences embed themselves […]
A recent statistic compiled by .net magazine provides a startling revelation: in a poll of 500 web designers it was discovered that 59% were using unlicensed software when designing their client’s sites. And this fact raises an interesting question: who exactly is liable should a software company discover this, the […]