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Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

Gamification in design: How to segment individual tasks into an engaging user experience

TechRepublic’s James Sanders spoke with Oblong Industries John Underkoffler about how designers can segment individual tasks in a workflow to prevent monotony when working with computers. The following is an edited transcript of the interview. James Sanders: In the last four decades, video games have been the playground of designers to experiment with new ways of interacting with specialized computers. ...

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Longmont business owners take precautions as burglaries rise

Expert tips on how to protect your business • Invest in exterior lighting • Get security cameras • Install alarms that automatically alert local police • Buy window film that will make it harder to smash glass • Keep valuable items out of sight, even during business hours • Leave cash drawers open • Be a good neighbor Two days ...

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Foxconn reiterates commitment to Wisconsin, but the devil is in the details, of which there are few

Just days after Foxconn dismayed Wisconsinites with news it was reconsidering its plan for a plant in the state that would reduce the number of hires and involve fewer blue-collar jobs, the Taiwanese electronics company appeared to execute something of an about-face Friday. The devil is in the details, however, and those were not immediately forthcoming. “After productive discussions between ...

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Mail Online web browser warning reversed

Image copyright Mail Online A web browser warning that said the Daily Mail’s website failed to maintain “basic standards of accuracy or accountability” has been changed. The newspaper had complained that the NewsGuard plug-in gave its Mail Online website a negative review. NewsGuard now giv… BBC News – Technology

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New Home Training Needs a Good Dose of Salt

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink. Unless you first make him thirsty. Which brings us to why homebuilders have so much trouble drawing larger numbers of real estate agents to their events, even when the builder agrees to pay huge commissions and do all the work. Realtors® understand what is going on in their ...

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Six Weeks Of Gains For The Dow And NASDAQ

This week had a little something for everyone, including solid earnings reports, a dovish Fed, happy trade talk and now strong economic data. While the major indices came off their highs by the closing bell, Friday was still a strong enough session for the and NASDAQ to extend their winning streaks to an impressive six weeks. The Dow climbed nearly ...

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Longmont business owners take precautions as burglaries rise

Expert tips on how to protect your business • Invest in exterior lighting • Get security cameras • Install alarms that automatically alert local police • Buy window film that will make it harder to smash glass • Keep valuable items out of sight, even during business hours • Leave cash drawers open • Be a good neighbor Two days ...

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