Graphics & Visualization
The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship
Cartoonist Ivan Brunetti calls a comics grid 'democratic' because panels 'are all exactly the same size from which we can infer their equal weight and value in the 'grand scheme' of the page' (Brunetti 2011: 45). Comics creators and editors Jessica Abel and Matt Madden similarly argue that a grid's equality 'foregrounds the story and action' (Abel & Madden 2008: 71).
May 26 11:00AM

GDPR & the User Experience
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is designed to enable individuals to better control their personal data, comes into effect on 25th May 2018. Whilst there is plenty of advice out there on what you need to do to comply with this new regulation, we wanted to discuss how the changes required can enhance your UX, if you do it right.
May 26 7:55AM User Vision

This Robot Barfs Comics!
If there's one thing that's more fun than a comic, it's a randomly generated comic. Well, perhaps that's not true, but Reddit user [cadinb] wrote some software to generate a random comic strip and then built a robot case for it.
May 26 5:06AM Hackaday

Discover your next queer read
Welcome to the Queer Comics Database! To view a complete list of the titles currently in the database, please go to Browse Series. Our mission is to facilitate access to comics that contain queer representation.
May 25 9:55PM Queer Comics Database

Disney slashes 'Solo' box office forecast as early ticket sales deeply disappoint
Walt Disney Co. slashed its opening-weekend forecast for "Solo: A Star Wars Story" as early returns from theaters signaled a deeply disappointing opening for the company's newest space adventure film.
May 25 9:32PM

For the first time, Netflix beats Disney as the most profitable entertainment company
For the first time ever, Netflix is the world's most valuable entertainment company, sending Disney down to second place. Netflix valuation on the stock market today was $153 billion, compared to Disney's $152 billion.
May 25 9:17PM Android Authority

Marvel Is Sneakily Adding Brie Larson's Captain Marvel to Its Comics Multiverse
The first pictures of Brie Larson filming as Captain Marvel made waves, not just because they gave us our first look at the character in live action, but because her famous costume came in some surprising colors. But now the new movie suit has officially made its way to Marvel Comics' canon.
May 25 8:56PM io9

15 books for kids who (you want to) love Linux and open source
In my job I've heard professionals in tech, from C-level executives to everyone in between, say they want their own kids to learn more about Linux and open source. Some of them seem to have an easy time with their kids following closely in their footsteps.
May 25 11:16AM

Frictionless UX: How to Create Smooth User Flows
Almost two decades ago Steve Krug first advised us not to make users think. Today designers strive to create experiences that require no extra effort on the user's part.
May 25 10:47AM Webdesigner Depot

How to Kill the Dragon with 9 Programming Languages
How hard is it to slay a dragon? Well, if you're a programmer then it's very, very hard indeed. Feast your eyes on the epic sequel to our comic on rescuing the princess with code - killing the dragon with programming (when Stackoverflow is down): This comic was created by the developers behind Toggl - the world's most accurate time tracking app.
May 25 10:18AM Toggl Blog

B2B e-commerce and user experience: Stealing smart from B2C
Driving your buyer's purchasing activities to highly efficient web channels comes down to adopting the best practices from B2C web design, while supporting traditional B2B workflows online. B2C merchants have honed the art of online retailing over almost two decades, beginning with the e-commerce revolution that started in the late 1990s.
May 24 8:29PM The Future of Customer Engagement and Commerce

Seven Signs that Your Man's Masculinity Is Nontoxic
1. He carries a tote bag that's at once pro-environment, pro-feminism, and pro-reading.
May 24 6:12PM The New Yorker

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Diggerman, Spitkiss
Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we're playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now.
May 24 6:06PM Android and Me

Add to favoritesIn the early days of computer gaming, one genre can easily be recognized as a top contender for most influential: The point-and-click adventure. Games like Kings Quest and the secret of Monkey Island are still impressed upon our minds.
May 24 5:24PM IndieWatch

The Adventures of Suzanne Xie
Lightwell's CEO and Founder talks tech, tools, and storytelling. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero She's the founder and CEO of Lightwell (https://lightwell.
May 24 4:20PM EdTech Digest

Apple Begins Selling Refurbished iMac Pro Models at 15% Discount
New in OS X: Get MacRumors Push Notifications on your Mac Resubscribe Now Apple today added refurbished iMac Pro models to its online store for the first time in the United States and Canada. A selection of 8-core, 10-core, and 18-core configurations are available with various storage, memory, and graphics options, priced between $4,249 and $8,159 in the United States, reflecting savings of 15 percent.
May 24 3:19PM

Why UX Design for Machine Learning Matters
Machine learning (ML) is profoundly significant and alongside it, is the user interface (UI), which denotes wearable parts of a gadget, display screens, texts, graphics, physical look, or appearance. However, as developers begin to take on more complex design tasks to match postmodern technologies such as artificial intelligence, the bone of contention is whether people will unquestionably accept output signals from machines as true reflections of human reasoning.
May 24 11:34AM

Top Programming Languages for Android App Development
If you're curious about Android and Android app programming, either you want to develop Android apps or get one built for you and want to know more about your app technology. Either way, this article will answer all the questions you have about Android app programming.
May 24 11:32AM

News How comics help us become better storytellers and why that's important to you in business
It's not enough to have a great idea. In business, what's important is finding a way to share it in a compelling way.
May 24 11:03AM not A Duff word

Firebase User Authentication In Android
IntroductionFirebase provides many features as described in my previous post. One of the most useful features is User Authentication.
May 24 9:30AM Part One