• Ransomware attack posing as Adobe software update

    The U.S. government has issued a warning about a new ransomware attack that spread through Russia and Ukraine and into other countries around the world. Cybersecurity experts said the ransomware — which posed as an Adobe update before locking down computers and demanding money for people to get their files back — targeted Russian media […]

  • Hackers shut down plant by targeting its safety system

    Hackers have already attacked critical infrastructure, but now they’re launching campaigns that could have dire consequences. FireEye reportedthat a plant of an unmentioned nature and location (other firms believe it’s in the Middle East) was forced to shut down after a hack targeted its industrial safety system — it’s the first known instance of a breach like this taking […]

  • Firefox faces backlash for auto-installing ‘Mr. Robot’ add-on

    A curious add-on called “Looking Glass” started popping up on Firefox for a number of users this past week — even if they didn’t give the browser permission to install it. Due to its nebulous nature and creepy description that only said “MY REALITY IS JUST DIFFERENT FROM YOURS,” people took to social networks to ask other […]

  • Powering social feeds and timelines with Elasticsearch

    Evolving from MongoDB and Redis to Elasticsearch, Campus Discounts’ founder and CTO Don Omondi talks about how and why the company made the switch to power their user recommendation feeds. Campus Discounts is a social network where students find and recommend discounts posted by businesses near campus. We have a worldwide list of campuses with their […]

  • Neurons Interactive Sequence
    jQuery(document).ready(function($){ var videoplayersettings1 = { autoplay : "off", cueVideo : "on", ad_show_markers : "on", controls_out_opacity : "1", controls_normal_opacity : "1" ,settings_hideControls : "off" ,settings_video_overlay : "on" ,settings_disable_mouse_out : "off" ,settings_ios_usecustomskin : "off" ,settings_swfPath : "" ,design_skin: "skin_aurora",vimeo_byline:"0",vimeo_portrait:"0",settings_video_end_reset_time:"off"}; jQuery(".vp1").vPlayer(videoplayersettings1); });
  • The Best Mockup & Wireframing Design Tools & Apps for UI/UX Designers in 2017

    Prototyping/wireframing tools are the best communication method between interaction designers, project manager, and website developers. It’s a key step of web or mobile app development process. While in principle, the design of prototypes must be a product of interaction designers, and the user-centered concept shall run through the whole product design progress. The professional perspective and rich user […]

  • UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD : 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined

    Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about graphic design. But nowadays, the digital world is becoming increasingly more complicated and a lot of new job positions appearing, which lead to confusion for people outside or new to the design industry. Here’s a quick […]

  • UX Is Not UI: What Is the Difference between UX and UI Design?

    UX has been a buzzword that bounces around the design world, endorsed and adopted by designers anddevelopers. In many cases, highly respected developers who claim to be talking about ”UX” in a product demonstration are in fact showing a large number of UI features. I doubt much that the vague definition may account for this kind […]