Snapchat loses 2M more users in Q3 as shares sink to new low – TechCrunch

Snapchat continued to shrink in Q3 2018 but its business is steadily improving. Snapchat’s daily active user count dropped again, this time by 1 percent to 186 million, down from 188M and a negative 1.5 percent growth rate in Q2. User count is still up 5 percent year-over-year, though. Snapchat earned $298 million in revenue with […]

How to Use the Contrast Checker in Chrome DevTools

One of the most important aspects of creating accessible websites is ensuring you have readable text. And in turn, creating readable text means ensuring you have adequate color contrast between your text colors and your background colors.For example, take a look at the purple text on white background from the homepage of Tuts+. This contrast […]

How Heathrow transformed using analytics for the people

Heathrow Airport began a digitisation project two years ago and used the Microsoft Azure cloud and Microsoft Power BI to empower staff to use analytics in their day-to-day jobs. The final pieces of its new digital platform are now up and running. Speaking to Computer Weekly about the transformation, Stuart Birrell, CIO at Heathrow, says: […]

Why are enterprises slow to adopt machine learning?

Machine learning has the potential to transform the way organisations interact with the world, to move faster and to provide better customer experience. But while machine learning’s long-term potential certainly looks bright, its adoption in the enterprise may advance more slowly than originally thought. So what’s the holdup? John Rakowski, Market Specialist for Application Performance […]

How to create a design system – Dev Channel – Medium

The autonomy of design systems like material design and how one can start to build their own.NOTE: This article was inspired by a conversation I had with Nick Butcher, Design and Developer Advocate at Google, for our YouTube series “Designer vs. Developer”. You can also listen to a longer version of the conversation by downloading or […]

Meet Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram – TechCrunch

Former Facebook VP of News Feed and recently appointed Instagram VP of Product Adam Mosseri has been named the new head of Instagram following the resignation of Instagram’s founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger last week. “We are thrilled to hand over the reins to a product leader with a strong design background and a […]