Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 2 April 2016
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- Australian Tech Accelerator to Kickstart Disability-Focused StartupsA new Australian startup accelerator aims to get smart, accessible technology in the hands of people who truly need it.
- 25 Promising Digital Design Blogs to Follow This YearThe following list includes 25 promising digital design blogs to follow this year for your daily inspiration from the ever-evolving creative industry.
Tags: Design Inspiration
- Women as Drivers of Language EvolutionWhy, you sound just like your mother! If a family friend makes this observation, they may be referring to more than the sound of your voice. Many people use the same words and expressions as their mothers. Female relatives, authors, teachers, and othe…
- 12 Ways To Effectively Manage Your Remote TeamI had to learn quickly how to effectively manage my own team remotely. It did not come easily to me, and it took six months to get my groove. Here are 12 things I discovered about managing my team remotely which have helped me work with large publishi…
- What Are the Essential Qualities of a Good Design Leader? Part 2
- Content + Curation + Community = a New Apple Books
- The Tough (But Necessary) Job of Cutting Your Own WritingKeep your (fresh) eyes on the prize.Tags: Writing AmWriting selfpub epub
- Google’s Terrible April Fools’ Prank Allegedly Cost Jobs, Interviews, Friendships
- April Fools’ Day is a garbage holiday. Here is its terrible history.The “washing of the lions.” The Swiss “spaghetti harvest.” Is anyone laughing yet?
- April Fools’ day hoaxes: 2016’s comprehensive, updating (and upsetting) list – The Washington PostA list of today’s April Fools’ Day pranks, hoaxes, and jokes.
- Screw “Personal Branding”—I’m a Person, Not a Product
- What Amazon’s OER Platform Means for Education Publishers
This deal, plus a new development reported in the educational trade press last month, suggests that Amazon may finally be staking out its claim in the K-12 space. Several publications reported in February that Amazon is beta-testing a platform called Amazon Inspire that will index and facilitate discovery of Open Educational Resources (OER).