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What is UX Design? Defining User Experience Design & Explaining the Process

User experience (UX) matters. When a website has a better UX design, it enhancs user satisfaction. Better UX design improves the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and a product or service. The video takes you through the process to design more effective landing pages by...

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Mastering Chaos - A Netflix Guide to Microservices

This is amazing talk. Josh Evans talks about the chaotic and vibrant world of microservices at Netflix. He starts with the basics- the anatomy of a microservice, the challenges around distributed systems, and the benefits. Then he builds on that foundation exploring the cultural, architectural, and operational methods that lead to...

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Introduction to VMware Cloud Foundation

To respond to the ever-increasing demand for faster innovation, businesses are adapting technology trends and moving to a more agile, service-oriented IT model that leverages both private and public cloud. However, during this journey many companies have experienced challenges such as • Managing and controlling diverse infrastructure• Improving security management• Enterprise-level...

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Building Your First Android App with Xamarin for Visual Studio

Xamarin is a Microsoft-owned software company founded in 2011. With a C#-shared codebase, developers can use Xamarin tools to write native Android, iOS, and Windows apps with native user interfaces and share code across multiple platforms, including Windows and macOS. Building Your First Android App with Xamarin for Visual Studio. Judy...

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Introducing Windows Azure for App Development

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform, providing Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service and Web site hosting. In this video, we will give an overview of Windows Azure, walk through the benefits of developing in the cloud with it and introduce various solutions the platform offers. After watching the...

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The incredible inventions of intuitive AI

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by themselves. Take a tour of the...

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This app makes it fun to pick up litter

The earth is a big place to keep clean. With Litterati -- an app for users to identify, collect and geotag the world's litter -- TED Resident Jeff Kirschner has created a community that's crowdsource-cleaning the planet. After tracking trash in more than 100 countries, Kirschner hopes to use the data...

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How virtual reality can make you more empathetic

Virtual reality is a powerful technology which generates images, sounds and other sensations that replicate a real environment. This technology is impacting not only the gaming, film making industries, but also our society. Let's watch the Ted talk to find out how virtual reality can make you more empathetic. Video source:...

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The birth of Wikipedia

With a vision for a free online encyclopedia, Jimmy Wales assembled legions of volunteer contributors, gave them tools for collaborating, and created the self-organizing, self-correcting, ever-expanding, multilingual encyclopedia of the future. That's how Wikipedia, imagined in 2001, became one of the most-referenced, most-used repositories of knowledge on the planet, with more...

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How Airbnb designs for trust

Airbnb is an online marketplace that connects property owners (hosts) and travellers. Hosts list and rent out their unused spaces in their properties, and travellers search for and book accommodations. Airbnb has grown from appealing to couch-surfing budget-conscious tourists to business travellers. It has hosts in 192 countries worldwide. In 2015,...

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Robots with "Soul"

Guy Hoffman gave this talk about how to design, build and study robots that communicate with people. One of the robots he built is a robot light, which can respond to what happens in the environment. With the same mechanical structure, at one point, just by the way it moves, she...

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What do we do with all this big data?

Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. Data does not have meaning, it is we, human, who give meanings to the data. This talk by Susan Etlinger explains why, as we receive more and more data, we need to...

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The Future of Mobile Development

Join a panel of Microsoft mobile experts for an interactive discussion on the announcements from a mobile developer's perspective. The panel takes an in-depth look at the latest releases and walk through live demos of Visual Studio for Mac (the latest from Xamarin, a tool for multi-platform mobile development) and Mobile...

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Xero Bookkeeping for small businesses and bookkeepers

Xero is online accounting software for small businesses. You can use Xero to manage invoicing, bank reconciliation, bookkeeping, purchase orders, payroll, inventory tracking & more. Xero is integrated with 500+ third party apps which cover inventory, invoicing, time tracking and expenses. The challenges for small business owners are not only the...

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