David McCandless turns complex data sets (like worldwide military spending, media buzz, Facebook status updates) into beautiful, simple diagrams that tease out unseen patterns and connections. Good design, he suggests, is the best way to navigate information glut -- and it may just change the way we see the world.
How to: Build and effectively use journal / diary activities
While Standard Activities are great for capturing targeted feedback on a particular subject, Journal Activities provide the opportunity to gather perceptions and experiences over time, rather than in isolation. In this article, we will focus on the benefits of leveraging Journal Activities!
To celebrate and contribute to Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we at the UX Collective have partnered with our most prolific accessibility writer, Sheri Byrne-Haber, CPACC, to bring a more candid take on the topic.
Old Book Illustrations offers a wide range of public domain, royalty-free images scanned from old books. Searchable galleries include animals, plants, techniques, artists names, books titles, and much more...
A guide to CSS units — pt. 1: look at these absolute units!
Four part series on units in CSS, where we dive into each available unit, explain the relationship between them and try to find out when to use which. We will talk about accessibility, best practices for developer teams and the history of sizing stuff on screens (and in print). This first part will present a general primer on the topic of size units, teach you everything you need to know about pixels and prepare you for the rabbit hole we are about to go down.