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Introduction to user experience design

  • This is beautiful!, this means the user interface designer did a pretty good job.
  • We'll take a general overview of user experience by giving some real-world examples then we'll take about user experience as related to web design and development.
  • In reality, you might not call a building architect or an engineer a user experience designer but, if you take a close look at what they do, you might change your mind.
  • Historically speaking user experience dates back to a pretty long time but we are concerned about its history in web design and development.
  • Most internet users access the web from their mobile devices (or smartphone), the UX designer also ensures that the application is designed with this category of users in mind.
  • These examples are some of the basic things that have to be taken into consideration in order to deliver a good user experience.

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Real Madrid Could Lose Zidane Again And It'd Be Their Own Fault

  • Zidane was one of the best to play the game but does not get proper recognition as a coach.
  • Zinedine Zidane was one of the best players to ever play the game but he doesn’t get the recognition he deserves as a coach.
  • No other coach has ever won three consecutive Champions League titles, but you almost never hear Zidane’s name listed when we talk about the very top coaches in world football.
  • The problem for Zidane is that Real Madrid is only ever the Florentino Perez show.
  • Zidane might have won three Champions League titles, but Florentino has five.
  • Another Champions League title and this one without Cristiano Ronaldo, Zidane would obviously have nothing more to prove.
  • And the best way he could do this is by walking out on Florentino Perez again and moving to a new league.

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How to utilise keywords in your CV - Part B

  • There are thousands of CVs on every job board.
  • You may have learnt from Keywords Part A (https://dev.to/itsashleighhyo/utilising-keywords-in-your-cv-2ek5) that Recruiters utilise boolean search strings to filter through relevant skillsets, but did you know the job boards also help by weighting those search results?
  • So many people include a “technical skills” section at the top of their CV where they include all of the technical skills they have instead of adding each skill under each job.
  • Suprisingly, that actually puts you at a disadvantage because it doesn’t just matter what keywords you include in your CV but how often you mention them – i.e, the more times you mention “python”, the higher up your profile will land in a Python search string.
  • Only including your technical skills at the job of your CV also removes the context in which the tool / language was used, which could inadvertently make you look less experienced than you really are.

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Wc in D: 712 Characters Without a Single Branch

  • T is the generic type of the elements the range iterates.
  • When a range is given to a foreach statement, the compiler does a little rewrite.
  • The @property attribute allows us to use the function empty the same way as a member variable (calling the function without the parenthesis).
  • In the foreach statement in the test, we create an Iota instance as if it had a constructor that takes two ints.
  • Lets say we want to filter all uneven numbers of the Iota range.
  • Filter is again really simple: it takes one Iota and a function pointer.
  • On construction of Filter, we call testAndIterate, which pops elements from Iota until it is either empty or the predicate returns false.
  • Sure, Filter can be made more abstract through the use of templates, but that’s just work, nothing conceptually new.

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No need to take a career quiz — a new study suggests social media can help find the best job match for your personality

  • Each user's digital fingerprint was classified and given a score for the Big Five personality traits that are frequently used in psychology research, according to Psychology Today: openness, agreeableness, extraversion, emotional stability, and conscientiousness.
  • If the model has a high accuracy rate, then it might be able to predict future users' jobs based on their social media trails, and could thus be a useful tool in figuring out what occupation is right for users based on their personalities.
  • That means the researchers were able to use Twitter users' digital fingerprints to create groups that were similar to the categories used by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics to classify jobs, suggesting that the clusters found in the study correspond to real-world job categories.
  • Before the main data clustering study, the researchers first wanted to see if it was even possible to use social media to find differences in personality among people in different jobs.

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Jack M. Mintz: Scrap equalization and replace it with something better

  • By equalizing provincial fiscal capacities, it helps ensure that Canadians get comparable public services at reasonably comparable tax levels from their province.
  • In principle, equalization should reduce the fiscal incentive for people and businesses to move to those jurisdictions that offer cheaper services (due to economies of scale) or have access to resource revenues that others don’t.
  • The program has been constantly adjusted to reduce federal costs or provide more revenue to recipient provinces by redefining standard measures of the national tax base or rates or putting on spending caps as in recent years.
  • In Canada, the federal government provides equal per capita transfers for health and social programs as well as cost-sharing infrastructure grants, covering most provincial spending except education.
  • Instead of having a formulaic tax equalization program that does not work, one could adjust federal health transfers for population age since provincial per capita health expenditures rise with an aging population.

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What tech companies should do about their content moderators’ PTSD

  • On Friday I published a report confirming what had been obvious to anyone who spends much time talking to people who work in content moderation: the job causes post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • The report was based largely on an extraordinary document that Accenture, which sells its content moderation services to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, among others, requires employees to acknowledge that their work can lead to PTSD — and to tell their managers about any negative changes to their mental health.
  • We know that content moderation leads to PTSD, but we don’t know the frequency with which the condition occurs, or the roles most at risk for debilitating mental health issues.
  • Tech companies need to treat these workers like the US government treats veterans, and offer them free (or heavily subsidized) mental health care for some extended period after they leave the job.

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Get a Step Ahead With Feature Engineering

  • Oftentimes, when you’re to use categorical data as a predictor, you might find that some of the levels of that variable have a very sparse occurrence or that the variables levels are seriously redundant.
  • This function is also very useful when converting numeric variables to categorical data.
  • One hot encoding is effectively the same thing, but for variables of many levels where the column has 0s in all rows except for where the value corresponds to the new column, then it would be 1.
  • Above, we load the caret package, run the dummyVars function for all variables, then create a new dataframe depending on the one hot encoded variables it identified.
  • Similar to how you might explore this for binning, group by the two variables you’re considering crossing and get a count of each combination.

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Get a Step Ahead With Feature Engineering

  • Oftentimes, when you’re to use categorical data as a predictor, you might find that some of the levels of that variable have a very sparse occurrence or that the variables levels are seriously redundant.
  • This function is also very useful when converting numeric variables to categorical data.
  • One hot encoding is effectively the same thing, but for variables of many levels where the column has 0s in all rows except for where the value corresponds to the new column, then it would be 1.
  • Above, we load the caret package, run the dummyVars function for all variables, then create a new dataframe depending on the one hot encoded variables it identified.
  • Similar to how you might explore this for binning, group by the two variables you’re considering crossing and get a count of each combination.

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Job Tenure and the Myth of Job Hopping

  • On average, people are staying in their jobs a little longer than they did a few years ago, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2018.
  • However, the latest BLS survey shows the number of years people spend with the same employer has increased slightly, though not by much, over the past decade.
  • To put that into historical context, in January 1983, according to the BLS report for the year, the median tenure of workers was 4.4 years.
  • The figures are clear: On average, people today stay in their current jobs about the same as they did in the past.
  • Some reports, like PayScale figures on job tenure at companies on the Fortune 500 list, suggest tech experts don't stay at jobs for long.

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