Month: June 2016

Design principles for every day life

Clarity. Hierarchy. Constraint. Iteration. Unity. What do they mean and why are they so important? For the past few years, I’ve had the privilege of working with some of the most creative and inspiring people—designers. By design, I mean namely graphic, industrial, and architectural designers, plus a sprinkle of UI/UX folks from personal ties. They are […]

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The trusty snipping tool

Sometimes the easiest way to make a copy of something is to take a snapshot of your screen—this is what Snipping Tool does. Use it to save and share news stories, movie reviews, or recipes. Capture part or all of your PC screen, add notes, save the snip, or email it right from the Snipping […]

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Person making a powerpoint presentation

Tips for effective powerpoint presentations

“Oh no! Not another boring PowerPoint presentation! My eyes, my eyes…!!!” How much does it suck to be in the audience for yet another drawn-out, boring, lifeless slideshow? Worse yet, how much does it such to be the one giving it? The truth is, bad PowerPoint happens to good people, and quite often the person […]

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Using Microsoft OneNote to manage projects

Access your notes anywhere What good are notes, plans, and ideas if they’re trapped on a hard drive? Keep your notebooks available to you by signing in with your free Microsoft account when you first start OneNote on your PC. There’s even a free OneNote app for all of your preferred devices to stay in […]

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