Today in Design - Top Articles RoundUp 27 October 2015
The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke.
- The Reasons We WorkWhy do you go to work? Chances are it’s got something to do with money. But as most of us know, it’s more complicated than that. “There is a spectrum of reasons why people do their jobs,” write Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor in Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation. “Understanding that spectrum is the key to creating the highest levels of performance.”
- 10 Essential HTML5 Animation Tools for DesignersSuch brilliant animations make your website more attractive and thus, empower your business. The effects produced by HTML5 are spectacular and looks remarkable. But in order to create such effects one needs to go through a lot of tedious work. But one…
- An Unofficial Guide To Goodreads For Readers And WritersI am digital marketer who works in traditional publishing, and I am also a writer. And though I am not self-published, I have two words for those who are: Goodreads STAT.Tags: Writing AmWriting selfpub epub
- Virtual Meetings Will Erase Face to Face – BusinessWeekForget hauling your briefcase on a no-frills airline flight to attend a stuffy convention. Online events are the best, most cost-effective places to exchange information and meet and greet. Pro or con?
- Ways to Organize Your Writing Cabinet [Infographic]Ways to Organize Your Writing CabinetTags: Writing AmWriting copywriting
- 70+ Celebrity Photoshop Mistakes To Make You FacepalmThe celebrities you see sprawled across the pages of glamorous magazines and on tabloid papers give us unrealistic expectations of how the body of a woman or…Tags: Photoshop Fail
- These Are The Best Places In The U.S. For Women-Owned BusinessesNew survey reveals the metro areas across the country that are hotbeds of female entrepreneurship.Tags: changetheratio girlrising womenshould heforshe
- The Life and Death of an Amazon Warehouse Temp What the future of low-wage work really looks like.…you have few, if any, protections. And yet for Americans like Jeff, this precarious existence now represents one of the only remaining potential paths to a middle-class life.
- The Rise and Fall of the .Ly Top Level Domain Name
Libya licenses every url that ends in .ly: embed.ly, crowd.ly, Adf.ly, Ow.ly, and all the the “bit.ly” links shortened by Bit.ly.
- Comic Sans is ‘the best font in the world’Vincent’s logic was “comic characters can’t talk in [Times New Roman],” so he set about creating what would become Comic Sans. Along the way he was inspired by the work of Dave Gibbons, the artist behind cult graphic novel hits like Watchmen.
- Could Some WordPress Plugins Actually be Harming Your Blog?
I’m going to take you through a few scenarios and situations where that fancy WordPress plugin might be having a negative impact on your blog. In fact, sometimes that can destroy everything you’ve been working on.