Web Development Reading List #180: DNS Over HTTPS, HAProxy Performance, And Decentralized AI

0 Comments Meet the new Sketch Handbook , our brand new Smashing book that will help you master all the tricky, advanced facets of Sketch. Filled with practical examples and tutorials in 12 chapters , the book will help you become more proficient in your work. Get the book […]

Heineken’s Anti-Pepsi Ad, Ikea’s Real Blue Bag: Top 5 Ads Of The Week

See, sometimes brands can get it right. Like, really right. Like, let’s crack open a Heineken and talk about it right. Right? The past few weeks seem to have been custom designed to leave brands so bloodied and bruised, they look like they just got bumped from a United […]

Empowering News Readers To Take Action, And Other World-Changing Apps

In recent months, reports of people and communities under threat– Muslim immigrants being barred entry to the U.S.; hate crimes against religious and ethnic groups in this country–have flooded the news. It’s difficult to scan to the bottom of an article and respond with a sentiment other than: “I […]

Are Dorms For Adults The Solution To The Loneliness Epidemic?

More Americans are single than ever before, and more are living alone. That fact is one of the reasons we’re also starting to die earlier: one study found that living alone increases mortality risk 32%. Vivek Murthy, the former U.S. surgeon general, has called isolation the most common health […]

Why Even Our Water Supply Is Not Safe From Hackers

There’s been a lot of attention lately on the U.S. “mother of all bombs,” Russia’s “father” counterpart—and North Korea’s nukes—but there’s another WMD lurking that we all need to be afraid of. Very afraid. It’s cyberattacks, and not the ones that steal your personal info to go on a […]

Cloudflare Shores Up Defenses For Internet Of (Easily Hackable) Things

Security experts have long warned that the connected devices that make up the so-called internet of things are way too vulnerable to hack attacks . These gadgets—fridges, fitness trackers, thermostats, sleep monitors, your next piece of jewelry—are like the zombie soldiers of the internet, often poorly secured and easily […]

Moving From Photoshop And Illustrator To Sketch: A Few Tips For UI Designers

Today, too many websites are still inaccessible. In our new book Inclusive Design Patterns , we explore how to craft flexible front-end design patterns and make future-proof and accessible interfaces without extra effort . Hardcover, 312 pages. Get the book now! I’ve been a long time Photoshop and Illustrator […]

Fighting Climate Change Means Building Dense, Diverse, Walkable Cities

“Let me add to the complexity of the situation we find ourselves in: At the same time we’re solving for climate change, we’re going to be building cities for three billion people,” said the urban designer Peter Calthorpe at the beginning of his talk at TED 2017. By 2050, […]

Let The Content Delivery Network Optimize Your Images

0 Comments Today, too many websites are still inaccessible. In our new book Inclusive Design Patterns , we explore how to craft flexible front-end design patterns and make future-proof and accessible interfaces without extra effort . Hardcover, 312 pages. Get the book now! Sometimes you have to step back […]

Style Guide For Fast Company Posts In 2017

Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 business lessons of 2015. See the full list here . Walt Disney World—a massive experiment in friction-free user experience that has inspired projects in industries ranging from health care to sports. He’s now chief experience officer at Carnival, the […]

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