Design Business Links 11 March 2014
Great content found by Pariah and shared to the design and creative communities on social media.
- How Social Tools Have Failed In the Enterprise So Far
“The current generation of white-collar workers did not exist in the pre-Internet age, so not using social tools to collaborate seems counter-intuitive. It’s like telling someone in the Iron Age to still use bronze simply because it’s “what they are used to,” despite the fact that iron is far superior in strength.
- 12 Apps to Connect Long-Distance Family Members
“But with technological progress, families in different countries and continents can still be part of each other’s lives — not just at reunions, but on a daily basis. These apps and sites let distant grandparents read their grandchildren bedtime stories, draw with them and even be at their swim meets, virtually.
- How to Survive the Next Wave of Technology Extinction – NYTimes.com
“The Nook’s fate isn’t unusual these days. Technologies have always gone belly up, but tech extinctions may become even more common over the next few years. We’re living through an exhilarating and mystifying time in the tech business, when every established brand and business model — from the Windows PC to the whole idea of selling software and hardware for a profit — is suddenly under assault.
- Since Facebook Owns WhatsApp, Here Are 5 Alternative Messaging Services
“You shouldn’t feel forced to relinquish your messaging data to Facebook.”
- How Creativity Works [Video]
“What a great discussion! I particularly like how it was not the usual boring discussion on creativity, for example techniques on coming up with great ideas, but a more controlled application of creativity that is validated with customer insigh…
- 15 Free Mobile App UI PSD Kits
“Are you working on a new mobile app? Then you may need to design the app’s UI elements which is kind of an intense work. However, a free mobile UI PSD kit can be a ready-help to start your app work.
- Typography Cheat Sheet: The 6 Big Mistakes to Avoid
“So, let’s run through a quick-fire cheat sheet of some of the most common typography mistakes — and ways to avoid them.
- 4 Reasons You Should Never Trust Social Media
“While we all know it, it’s sometimes hard to remember that facts are not the foundation on which social media is built. There are four really good reasons why you should never trust social media at all, especially when your personal reputation is at stake.
- Touching Ads That Highlight The Difficulties Women Face In Life
“Ad agency CJ WORX has collaborated with Wacoal Thailand to produce three moving spots that depict the difficulties women face in everyday life.
- Striking Typographic Posters Of Zombie Movie Quotes
Each poster features a quote from an iconic zombie flick such as the 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead and 1978’s Dawn of the Dead, and popular television series The Walking Dead. Rendered in muted red, white and black tones, they are accompanied by graphics illustrating their respective quotes.