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Understanding the Increasing Decline of Skeuomorphism

Understanding the Increasing Decline of Skeuomorphism

Skeuomorphism describes a digital design approach where items are made to resemble their real-world counterparts. One example would be making a document delete feature look like an old-style dustbin. The idea behind skeuomorphism is that anyone should be able to identify design features and guess what they do.

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How the Fashion Industry is Embracing AR and VR

How the Fashion Industry is Embracing AR and VR

Smart use of technology is proving to be the way to get ahead in the cutthroat world of fashion retail. Technological innovations can help retailers understand and interact better with their customers, personalise products and shopping experiences, and refine the logistics process to nibble away at their cost base.

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Exploring the World’s Top Power Languages

Exploring the World’s Top Power Languages

The dominance of English worldwide as a lingua franca is well documented, but there are other languages that can also afford their speakers more power than others.

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Understanding the Quirks of India’s eCommerce Market

Understanding the Quirks of India’s eCommerce Market

Touted to soon become the world’s second largest eCommerce market, India is full of digital potential. But wary shoppers, challenging logistics, and inefficient payment systems contribute to a high mortality rate for digital startups in this market.

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How Automation Could Save Our Global Economic Future

How Automation Could Save Our Global Economic Future

Falling birthrates in many countries are leading to a decline in working age populations. The economic consequences could be severe but automation could provide a solution.

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The Role of Wearable Technology in the Workplace

The Role of Wearable Technology in the Workplace

Wearable technology has been heralded as a revolution that could transform the workplace. Wearable technology can help us gain better visibility of what we do, and learn how to do it more productively.

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How Blockchain Technology Could Help Tackle Digital Advertising Fraud

How Blockchain Technology Could Help Tackle Digital Advertising Fraud

A lot of people are getting excited about the possibilities of blockchain technology. Its ability to offer higher levels of transparency and security could impact on a wide cross section of industries.

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How Emojis Are Just the Next Stage of Language Evolution

How Emojis Are Just the Next Stage of Language Evolution

It’s common for language sticklers to decry the proliferation of emojis as examples of language decline. But in reality, this trend towards using these graphics in our communications represents a new stage of language evolution.

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How Skills Shortages Are a Surprisingly Wider Global Issue

How Skills Shortages Are a Surprisingly Wider Global Issue

A shortage of skills across science, tech and engineering is threatening the ambitions of many companies. Exciting technologies such as artificial intelligence and virtual reality offer new possibilities to a wide range of industries but employers are struggling to recruit in these areas.

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The Rise and Fall of Zynga: A Cautionary Tale for Mobile Game Developers

The Rise and Fall of Zynga: A Cautionary Tale for Mobile Game Developers

Nearly ten years ago, online gaming developer Zynga launched Farmville, an Adobe Flash gaming app on Facebook. Within four days of its launch, Farmville had attracted over one million daily active users, and nearly $30 million in six months.

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How China Plans to be the Leader in AI

How China Plans to be the Leader in AI

In October 2016, Former President Obama announced that the US no longer leads the world in journal articles for deep learning and released a ‘strategic plan’ for Artificial Intelligence (AI) research - the country that overtook the US was China.

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Adapting to the Recruit of the Future

Adapting to the Recruit of the Future

Workplaces are perpetually renewed by an influx of younger workers, with each new generation bringing their own values and expectations into the workforce.

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How Social Media is Transforming the Travel Industry

How Social Media is Transforming the Travel Industry

Social media has slowly but surely permeated its way into the marketing strategies of nearly every business sector and the travel industry is no exception.

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How Mobile Technology is Transforming Africa

How Mobile Technology is Transforming Africa

“The mobile phone is to sub-Saharan Africa what the steam train was to 19th century Europe,” commented the Financial Times in 2016. “The mechanical workhorse driving social and economic transformation.”

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The Strange New Patterns of Digital Globalisation

The Strange New Patterns of Digital Globalisation

We’re accustomed to the notion of countries building their wealth by the trade in goods and services but the idea of global wealth developing via the flow of data is a novel concept.

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How to Write Effective eCommerce Product Descriptions

How to Write Effective eCommerce Product Descriptions

It’s a common mistake to think that product descriptions should merely relay the features of a product to the customer. In fact, your wider conversion rate optimisation strategy should include well-written, engaging, persuasive product descriptions at its core.

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How Computers Are Teaching Themselves to Talk

How Computers Are Teaching Themselves to Talk

Recently we covered the rather alarming news that Google’s translation device had made a big leap forward in artificial intelligence terms – seemingly all by itself.

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How Artificial Intelligence Can Rescue Your Leads Problem

How Artificial Intelligence Can Rescue Your Leads Problem

It’s essential to respond to new leads quickly if your business is to capitalise on the enquiry. But many companies just aren’t responding in good time.

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How Emerging Markets Are Leapfrogging to Mobile and What It Means for Brands

How Emerging Markets Are Leapfrogging to Mobile and What It Means for Brands

In February 2017, half of the people who accessed the internet did so via mobile. On a global level, desktop is used to make around 45% of internet visits

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Why the Amazon Appstore Could be a Surprisingly Viable Option for App Developers

Why the Amazon Appstore Could be a Surprisingly Viable Option for App Developers

Launching an app or mobile game in multiple app stores is a common marketing strategy for developers to open channels for additional revenue.

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