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. 

Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™

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