O’Reilly – Understanding Cognitive Biases

O’Reilly – Understanding Cognitive Biases
English | Size: 971.46 MB
Category: Tutorial

Cognitive biases can unconsciously cause product people to make product mistakes, co-workers to make us crazy, and customers to make baffling purchasing decisions. In this course, you’ll develop a deep understanding of how cognitive bias works in the human brain and learn to recognize seven different forms of cognitive bias, including hindsight bias, cognitive dissonance, confirmation bias, choice-supportive bias, social desirability bias, projection bias, and anchoring. By understanding these brain processes, you’ll know what triggers cognitive biases, how to counteract their effects, how to avoid product mistakes, and learn to build better products.
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O’Reilly – Querying Data with Transact-SQL – Exam 70-761 Certification Training

O’Reilly – Querying Data with Transact-SQL – Exam 70-761 Certification Training
English | Size: 1.53 GB
Category: Tutorial

Microsoft’s SQL Server database platform is dominant in the enterprise database marketplace, making those with MS SQL Server skills highly sought after in any job market. Possessing a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) SQL 2016 Database Development certificate tells employers worldwide that you have these skills. Earning the certificate requires you to pass two exams: The MS 70-761 and the MS 70-762. This course prepares you to pass MS 70-761. MS 70-761 is all about Transact-SQL, the programming language central to working with MS SQL Server.
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O’Reilly – How to do Great Customer Interviews

O’Reilly – How to do Great Customer Interviews
English | Size: 1.68 GB
Category: Tutorial

You’re working on a new product or project, or trying to overhaul an existing one. You’ve recognized that the best way to de-risk this endeavor is to learn about your customer- what problems they’re trying to solve, their abilities and frustrations, and most importantly, how they’ll make the decision to buy-or not buy- your future product. In this course, you’ll learn how to prepare for and conduct your first highly effective customer interview, how to get people to talk freely, how to best take notes on what they say, and how to share what you’ve learned with your team.
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Lynda – Photoshop CC 2017 One-on-One Advanced

Lynda – Photoshop CC 2017 One-on-One: Advanced
English | Size: 9.8GB
Category: Tutorial

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level. This advanced course is the second installment in the comprehensive one-on-one training series by industry expert Deke McClelland. Learn what you need to know about Photoshop, in the order you need to know it, on the schedule that work best for you.
In this course, Deke takes you through advanced Photoshop features including automated selection tools, color range, focus area, and refine edge features. Additionally, the nondestructive editing workflows are demonstrated. Uses for Smart Objects, Liquify-for slimming and trimming-and techniques for drawing and designing with vector shapes are shown. Plus, discover how to improve a photo with poor composition by reconstructing it with Content-Aware Scale, healing tools, and blend modes. These tutorials feature all-new projects and exercise files, so there’s something new for even long-time Deke fans.
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Lynda – NoSQL for Data Science In Depth

Lynda – NoSQL for Data Science In Depth
English | Size: 257.99 MB
Category: Tutorial

Many organizations are turning to NoSQL databases to store large volumes of complex data, sparking an increased need for data scientists and analysts to understand non-relational data stores. If you’re a data scientist or business analyst who needs to work with NoSQL, then this course is for you. Learn about the differences between relational and NoSQL databases, review types of NoSQL databases, and see how to perform common data science tasks, including data preparation, exploration, and building and applying models.
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Arduino Prototyping Techniques

Arduino Prototyping Techniques
English | Size: 1.21 GB
Category: Tutorial

You’ve created your first prototypes using the Arduino micro-controller, you understand how to input to it, output from it, and now you’re ready for more. Maybe you even want to commercialize your prototype. This course transforms your Arduino prototypes from basic to advanced, presenting a new set of skills, techniques, and technologies you can use to make your prototypes more useful, robust, and perhaps… market ready.
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Arduino Inputs

Arduino Inputs
English | Size: 5.21 GB
Category: Tutorial

Artists, product designers, and inventors who understand the basics of Arduino prototyping can take their skills to the next level in this overview of how to work with input sensors: those multitude of devices that can monitor the physical world. You’ll start with the simple (temperature sensors, light sensors) and then move up to the complex (distance, accelerometer, object recognition), learning how each sensor functions, how to wire them up, and how to program them. [Read more…]

Photoshop CS5 New Features

Photoshop CS5 New Features
English | Size: 176 MB
Category: Tutorial

Author: Jan Kabili
Duration (hr:min): 02:46
Released on: 4/12/2010
Software works on: Mac and Windows
In Photoshop CS5 New Features, author Jan Kabili introduces new features and productivity enhancements that include reshaping images
with Puppet Warp, turning photographs into paintings, and Content-Aware Fill options. The course examines CS5 enhancements to existing features include significant improvements to High Dynamic Range (HDR) photo processing, selection and mask edge refinement, and lens-related photo corrections. A brief overview of companion applications, Adobe Bridge CS5 and Adobe Camera Raw 6, is included. Exercise files are included with the course. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning TouchDesigner

Lynda – Learning TouchDesigner
English | Size: 1.7GB
Category: Tutorial

Used by studios around the world to create a wide range of experiential projects, TouchDesigner has become a standard platform of choice for projection mapping, interactive installation, and experiential content development. In this course, explore the real-time, procedural 3D and 2D graphics powerhouse that is TouchDesigner. Starting with the fundamentals, explore the TouchDesigner interface and get an overview of important nodes in each of the six TouchDesigner contexts. Through a series of project-based examples, look at real-time 2D image processing, real-time 3D scene rendering, real-time interactive control, and using TouchDesigner for VR. This course provides a starting point for any 2D or 3D artist wanting to expand their skillset in a rapidly growing field that ties into experiential design, interactive installation, and virtual reality. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustration Compositing Techniques

Lynda – Illustration: Compositing Techniques
English | Size: 463.2MB
Category: Tutorial

Add flexibility to your illustration process by exploring digital compositing-combining whole or partial drawings into a single, adjustable illustration. Comic illustrator and digital artist Daniel Lieske shows you how to make composites and achieve great results in this course. Daniel demonstrates how to merge several components, from objects and backgrounds to more complex elements like light, color, and reflections. This hands-on course goes beyond classic illustration techniques to help you expand your creative process and even handle rendering of challenging lighting effects including ambient light, sunlight, bounce light, and specular highlights. [Read more…]