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Jeff Sauro • March 28, 2011 Every field has its set of hot-button issues and usability is no exception. Here are six topics that tend to generate some passionate discussions.
What are Google Web Fonts API and Google Web Fonts? Google Web Fonts provides high-quality web fonts that you can include in your pages using the Google Web Fonts API. The Google Web Fonts API helps you add web fonts to any web page.
The English architect Christopher Wren once quipped that his chosen field “aims for Eternity,” and there’s something appealing about that formula: Unlike the web, which often feels like aiming for next week, architecture is a discipline very much defined by its permanence.
New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a recent piece as “emotional perspiration.”
Most websites load reasonably fast when visited by their average number of users.
When Nokia CEO Stephen Elop announced that Nokia was abandoning its development of its own smartphone platforms and APIs, and betting the farm on somebody else's, many people asked why it was necessary. Nokia had spent 15 years trying to develop and maintain its own software, which it regarded as strategic to maintaining its independence.
The next time you're struggling to solve a creative problem, try solving it for someone else. According to Evan Polman and Kyle Emich , we're more capable of mental novelty when thinking on behalf of strangers than for ourselves. This is just the latest extension of research into construal level theory , an intriguing concept that suggests various aspects of psychological distance can affect our thinking style.
One day, you’ll be telling your grandchildren about getting a programming job, version 1.0.
F or the 10th consecutive December, the magazine has chosen to look back on the past year through a distinctive prism: ideas. Our digest of short entries refracts the light beam of human inspiration, breaking it up into its constituent colors — innovations and insights from a spectrum of fields, including economics, biology, engineering, medicine, literature, sports, music and, of course, raw-meat clothing.
Emotional intelligence ( EI ) is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups.
Flaming , also known as bashing , is hostile and insulting interaction between Internet users, often involving the use of profanity . Flaming usually occurs in the social context of an Internet forum , Internet Relay Chat (IRC), Usenet , by e-mail , game servers such as Xbox Live or PlayStation Network , and on video-sharing websites .
The human mind is a wonderful thing. Cognition, the act or process of thinking, enables us to process vast amounts of information quickly. For example, every time your eyes are open, you brain is constantly being bombarded with stimuli.