Reader's Corner No: 113: Sandwich Feuds, The Extortion Economy, and Sunsetting Python 2

September 26, 2019

DesignHammer's staff shares of the week include fast food restaurant feuds, cyber insurance and the rise in randomware attacks, and preparing for Python 2's EOL.


Reader's Corner No. 109: The Website Obesity Crisis, Real-Time Health Updates via Tattoos, and Twitter's Hilarious New Ad Campaign

August 2, 2019

Today's topics include the unexpected website obesity crisis—with the average web page size averaging at about 2MB you'd think that just like the majority of technology, websites would also be smaller, faster, and more efficient? Wrong! Then, avoid unnecessary doctor's appointments in the future with a unique color-changing tattoo! Lastly, an article that covers Twitter's newest, meme-inspired guerilla marketing campaign!


Reader's Corner No. 106: Surprising Internet Facts, Fourth Circuit Rulings on Web Accessibility, and Dockerfile Best Practices

July 12, 2019

This week's Reader's Corner contains a collection of articles, ranging from fun to informative. Did you know that the most commonly searched question beginning with "What is" in 2013 was "What is twerking?", that and other fun facts are available for you to read in Madelyn's submission. If you want to veer towards the educational side, there are new rulings on website accessibility that may surprise you. Or, If coding is your M.O. then check out Jay's submission for an intro to Dockerfile.


Reader's Corner No. 105: Marketing Learned from Competitive Fencing, Weird Javascript, and Marijuana or Broccoli?

June 27, 2019

Three marketing lessons learned from a career in competitive fencing, Why ['1', '7', '11'].map(parseInt) returns [1, NaN, 3] in Javascript, and artificial intelligence's struggle with distinguishing between marijuana or broccoli.


Reader's Corner No. 104: The OS Keeping NYC Subway System Alive, 3 Lessons in Branding, and Why You Keep Plugging that USB Stick in Wrong

June 21, 2019

Find out why you always plug your USB stick in upside down on the first try, learn more about the "vintage technology" keeping the NYC subway system alive, and check your design knowledge by seeing how many of these three AIGA branding lessons you already know.


Reader's Corner No. 103: Unloved Patches, HTTP Status Dogs, and Staying Up to Date with Web Development

June 13, 2019

Is it really worth it to submit patches to the WordPress team? What would HTTP Status codes look like if they weren't just numbers... but dogs instead? How can I keep up with these topics as well as other trends in web development? Find out the answers to these questions in Reader's Corner #103.


Reader's Corner No. 102: An Introduction to Neural Networks, Taking a Stand Against Free Project Pitching, New Adobe Copyright Regulations

June 7, 2019

Staff article submissions will introduce you to the basic functioning of neural networks, have you questioning the industry practice of demanding free pitching for client projects, and catch you up with Adobe's new copyright regulations.


Reader's Corner No. 98: Law Rules Oxford Comma Necessary, None of My Projects Want to be SPA's, and Designing a Font Based On Old Handwriting

April 11, 2019

We're covering a wide variety of topics in this edition! Read on to keep up with new grammar rules, the pace of change in web development, and learn how to transform old cursive handwriting into a digital font.


Reader's Corner No. 96: Under the Hood of Password Managers, OpenStreetMap as Google Maps Alternative, and "Unhackable" Blockchains Now Getting Hacked

February 21, 2019

If you've ever been curious about how password managers work, thought about switching from the paid Google Maps API to an alternative service, or have been suspicious of cryptocurrency security...this is the Reader's Corner for you!


Reader’s Corner No. 94: Why CAPTCHA Has Gotten So Difficult, Evan You's Preview of Vue.js 3.0, and The Power of a Good Science Illustration

February 7, 2019

Why CAPTCHA has gotten so difficult (interesting read!), a preview of Vue.js 3.0 by Evan You, and an in-depth interview with the senior graphics editor behind a popular American science magazine.


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