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Habemus Papam – Pope Francis – Get To Know The Humble Man

“True power is service. The Pope must serve all people, especially the poor, the weak, the vulnerable.” – Pope Francis. It´s been an exciting couple of weeks ranging from Benedict XVI´s resignation to today´s inauguration of Francis I. I figured it was time to bid Benedict XVI farewell and welcome Pope Francis I.

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The Oscars 2013 – Make Your Pick Now

Are you ready for the big show? I would like to help you make your pick – it´s a tough choice, but nobody said it was going to be easy 😉

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Cool Valentine´s Day Gifts

According to Retail Advertising and Marketing Associatio $13.19 billion are spent on Valentine´s Day. If you want to stand out from the crowd rather than simply buying flowers like 73% of all men do, check out these amazing gifts for her or him. There is no need to spend the average $126 per person (that´s crazy, isn´t ist?) either.

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Cool Christmas Presents

Only a week to go before Santa Claus will bring your beloved ones really cool presents. In case you are still looking for some cool presents that stand out from the crowd check out this post.

 

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Personalize Your Startpage – myLinkCloud

Did you know that the human brain processes images 60,000 times faster than text? That´s only one of the reasons why you should check out the novel startpage service myLinkCloud. The web-app has implemented three new features: notes, frames and background upload.
 

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myLinkCloud – More Than A Beautiful iGoogle Alternative

iGoogle will be shut down in November 2013. There is no need to be sad though. The recently launched service myLinkCloud is much more than a beautiful iGoogle alternative.

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LinkMemory – Train Your Brain and Win $100

I am sure you have played “Memory” when you were little. Well, if you liked Memory back then, you will love LinkMemory today. If you don´t know what I am talking about, but want to win $100 while having fun, this is the right game for you. Be clever, be quick and train your brain =)

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A Matter of Style – Dark vs. Bright

The best online bookmarking service ever, LinkCloud, is about to launch version 2 in less than eight weeks. The only remaining question is: Dark or Bright? Here is the answer…

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reduce reuse recycle

This post is about a UI design strategy we developed and tried to follow during the development of LinkCloud v2. We learned a lot from terrible mistakes we made during the beta phase of v1 (currently live) and we are sure that the new interface of v2 (coming in April) will be a success.

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” is a very important concept for keeping our planet healthy throughout the 21st century. It should (and in some countries already has) become a mantra for our attitude in waste- and energy-management.

Here I try to describe a projection of these principles onto user-interface (ui) design: