Reader's Corner No. 71: Your Phone is Listening to You, Google Maps Renames Neighborhoods, and Steps for Web GDPR Compliance

August 21, 2018

The team has contributed some fantastic articles today! Our first share is an eye-opening account of how one VICE writer determined that companies are in fact "listening in" to our spoken conversations via the microphone on our mobile phones. Next up is some intriguing evidence that Google may be running an unintended monopoly in relation to the naming rationale behind various cities and districts around the world. Lastly, our Project Manager Michael has provided a concise summary and relevant article on prepping your website for GDPR compliance.


Reader's Corner No. 67: Humans and AI are Joining Forces, A First Look at Vue UI, and Google Tag Manager for structured data

July 23, 2018

What tech trends can the team teach us today? I'm glad you asked! The DesignHammer team is back at it again and ready to share their finds of the week. Today we are covering how artificial intelligence is benefiting the business world, updates on the Vue CLI release, and Google Tag Manager for structured data.


Reader's Corner No. 64: How Square Made its Own iPad Replacement, Indexing API for Job Post URL's, and Designing the Perfect Gradient

July 3, 2018

After a refreshing Independence Day off, our team is back in the office both writing and reading about code. The top staff reads for this week’s RC cover Square’s iPad replacement, Google’s new Indexing API, and how to design the perfect gradient.


Reader’s Corner No. 63: Why Health Insurers Don’t Care about Big Bills, Compromising Linux Desktops, Energy Efficient Tech, & New Online Sales Tax

June 28, 2018

The Summer Solstice has passed, which means that the heat index in Durham is rising. School may be out for summer, however, there’s no shame in sidestepping heat exhaustion in exchange for some solid learning. In this week’s lesson we will be discussing health insurance, 6502 processor opcodes, an upcoming technology for energy efficiency, and a new supreme court sales tax decision.


Reader’s Corner No. 62: When SEO Metrics are Useful, A.I. World Cup Predictions, and Drupal 8 Cache Tags

June 19, 2018

It’s Thursday! Which means we are bringing our readers some consistent, fresh content as promised. This week the DesignHammer team’s been reading about the most efficient ways to utilize specific SEO tactics, the expected World Cup finalists as predicted by A.I., and some thoughts on Drupal 8's new cache tags feature.


Reader's Corner No. 58: Ten Things about bash, 2018 Website Load Speed, and Web Typography Tips

January 15, 2018

We haven't let the snow storms and cold weather in North Carolina keep us down, and this week we are bringing you all three interesting reads. They are all about the bash, website load speed in 2018, and ten typography tips for web.


Reader's Corner No. 56: 2:1 Aspect Ratio is Everywhere, Google's Mobile-First Indexing, and TriUXPA Workshop on Managing Project Challenges

December 18, 2017

This week we are sharing three articles with a wide range in topics, they include: the 2:1 aspect ratio is everywhere, getting your site ready for Google's mobile-first indexing, and the Triangle UXPA Workshop: Overcoming and Managing Project Challenges with Brett Harned.


Reader's Corner No. 55: Chat and Voice Interfaces, Making the Stranger Things Intro, Scrum for Newbies, and Using HTML Headings Properly

December 11, 2017

We are all hunkered down over here in the DesignHammer office, and pretty heads down trying to finish up work before the holiday break. That being said, we still have some awesome articles to share with you: comparing chat and voice interfaces, the making of the Stranger Things title sequence, Scrum for newbies, and how to use HTML heading elements properly.


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