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Insights, feelings & hacks for our ever-changing digital environment.

Metaverse for Dummies

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Whether it's digital art galleries or live virtual concerts, the metaverse is fast becoming a part of everyday life. Although the term ‘metaverse’ may sound like a complicated concept it really isn’t difficult to understand, nor is it a foreign concept to a majority of the world’s population. The ...

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Blockchain for Dummies

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Ah yes, the blockchain, that old jargon. You’ve heard of it, you may even use it in conversation when talking about Crypto, NFTs or Web3, but do you really grasp what it is and what people mean when they say it? Debatable! I’m not saying I doubt your knowledge, but if you’ve googled blockchain for ...

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NFTS For Dummies

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The term NFT has got to be one of the biggest buzzwords of the last few years. I can’t speak for you, but NFT chatter started to completely take over my social media feeds. As someone who has never been overly interested in apes or abstract art, I tried to avoid the fuss for as long as possible. ...

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Web3 for Dummies

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Web3 is one of those things that you’ve probably heard people talk about but are yet to understand what it means. Don’t feel bad, nobody really does! This confusion is due to two primary reasons. Firstly, people struggle to understand the ‘blockchain’ (we’ll talk more about this later), and ...

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Why great UI design is important and how to achieve it

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Let’s start from the start - as one should – by exploring what UI design (user interface design), is and what it is not.

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What is UX and why is it important?

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Have you heard of UX? Yea, me too, but do you really understand its significance?

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Is This Really The Season To Be Jolly?

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This blog is more personal and close to the Urban Pxl home.  This year has probably been one of the hardest years for most of us. The worldwide pandemic literally shook the world right off of its feet.

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Why Being A Creative Is Not For Sissies

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This week Pxl takes a closer look at the elusive balance of being a creative. This quotation by Matisse sums it all up. Being creative does take courage, tons of it. Yes, there is the artsy, cool, glamour side of creative where you come up with the coolest effects, visual content, and the list ...

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How To: KISS!

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One of the most important aspects of having a good website is for your viewers to be enticed from the moment they hit your landing page. You have a 5-second window to get their attention…and keep it. If there is too much clutter to sieve through, this can easily deter your viewer. Let’s be honest, ...

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“To hamburger, or not to hamburger?”

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The Hamburger Menu  

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