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LocalStorage is for Fun

In case you’ve been living under a rock, LocalStorage is a JavaScript API that allows you to store content in the browser’s cache and access it later on when you need it. Similar to how cookies...

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Are popups still a good idea?

7 November 2016 Author: Sandy Lim

Go on. Ask any internet user how they feel about popups. You may learn some new swear words. And yet, when the business case for UX is stronger than ever, many brands still default to popups...

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Dear Developer. Love, Designer.

20 August 2015 Author: Kylie Timpani

Last month, a tweet by Yesenia Perez-Cruz, Senior Designer at Vox Media, caught my eye. Her tweet asked what seemed like a simple question:   I see an abundance of articles about how designers can make developers lives...

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The power of good copy (whatever that means)

31 March 2016

These days, you can’t roll out of bed without landing on some words. Every marketer, designer, writer and reader should be able to tell you what good copy entails. It feels right, sounds good and delivers...

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Bigger (square) thumbnails from the Instagram API

When Instagram added the ability to upload non-square media images to their service, the only way to get a cropped version of the image from the API was via the thumbnail attribute from the media endpoint....

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Investing in design

29 February 2016

The value of design in today’s world is unprecedented. It impacts everything around us, from business to culture and how we interact with each other. Good design can deliver better experiences, make our lives easier and...

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Welcome Sandy!

23 February 2016

A big welcome to the newest Humaan and writer extraordinaire, Sandy Lim! A longtime friend, we’re really pleased to have Sandy join the team and extend our content, writing and tea drinking abilities. We asked Sandy our three questions...

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The Perth Device Lab is now open

10 February 2016

We’re excited to welcome you to the Perth Device Lab! Open to the community, it’s a free space for you to come in and test your digital products on a growing range of mobile devices, simulators, and...

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An introduction to Three.js

5 February 2016

Last November, I gave a presentation to the Front End Web Developers group in Perth about 3D graphics using the JavaScript library Three.js. I knew most of the audience had not tried 3D before, so rather than just step...

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Thanks 2015, you’ve been swell

15 December 2015

The holiday season is nearly upon us and as huma(a)ns often do around this time, we find ourselves looking back at 2015 and acknowledging our achievements, favourite moments and milestones… The Humaans moved office this year...

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