With registrations for the newest batch of our UX Design Workshop drawing to a close, I thought I’d ask one of our star mentors – Jorge, about his journey in the field so far. Today, more and more people are making the transition into UX Design from diverse backgrounds like psychology, architecture, graphic design, and […]

There are plenty of reasons to take practical courses in college, but an education in the humanities is just as important. Studying literature is like studying the history of thought — it means taking a look at social and cultural moments that moved writers to produce great works of art. By reading and discussing literature, […]

We asked 11 influential UX designers for examples of inspirational design and pieces of useful advice for their younger selves. In this new series of blog posts, we round up some of their best insights.   For the observant, the curious, and the creative, inspiration can be found just about anywhere. This is especially true […]

“The greatest motivating factor for me is that many people know what I’m trying to do. I would be too embarrassed to quit.” Laurie Pickard is on a mission. An Oberlin and Temple-educated international development specialist working in Kigwali, Rwanda, Pickard wants to be the first person to complete the equivalent of an MBA degree […]

Are you a budding (or established) UX designer, who digs the occasional bit of insight or inspiration from experts to get the creative juices flowing? Well, Twitter is a tremendous way to hear from and connect with the very best in any field, including UX design. Of course, finding the right people to follow on Twitter can be like trying to […]

We’re excited to announce that you can now track your progress within SlideRule’s Learning Paths! Over the past few months we’ve spoken with many of you, our users, to understand how we could improve the SlideRule experience. You told us how much you love our Learning Paths, and many of you asked for a way to […]

Highlights of this week include an Entrepreneurship course from the University of Maryland, a course from Rice University’s “Fundamentals of Computing” Specialization and a Workshop on Quantitative Biology from MIT. 1. Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The First Step in Entrepreneurship This course helps aspiring entrepreneurs develop great ideas into great companies. With strong […]

A whopping 28 courses this week! Notable mentions go to University of Michigan, which brings you 7 courses ranging from Finance to Computer Science, and Johns Hopkins with 3 courses from its Data Science Specialization on Coursera. 1. Model Thinking We live in a complex world with diverse people, firms, and governments whose behaviors aggregate […]

Another busy week for you MOOC-aholics! Here are 20 courses from the world’s most reputed Universities – MIT, Princeton, Johns Hopkins, Berklee School of Music, Georgia Tech and many more. 1. Software Defined Networking This course from Georgia Tech introduces software defined networking, an emerging paradigm in computer networking that allows a logically centralized software […]

With the ton of free online courses available on the web right now, we’ve decided to put together a list of best Music Courses you can sign up for today. For Novices and Professionals alike – 1. Suitable for all For enthusiasts, who want to know what’s behind the music rather than scales and rhythms […]