Algolia provides a hosted search API that allows websites and mobile applications to increase user engagement and conversions. With 36 data centers in 15 regions, Algolia serves billions of queries weekly in under 50 ms for more than 1500 customers, including many Fortune 500 companies. Algolia is highly scalable and reliable, with a 99.99% SLA and both server and provider redundancy.
Algolia is designed from the ground up for speed and to solve the pain of relevance tuning. Accessing the right piece of content on websites and apps has never been this fast and intuitive.
Built by developers for developers, their hosted API, intuitive documentation and dashboard allow you to build in no time the best search experience for your users.
CloudNC is a revolutionary milling machines technology provider. Their mission is to make milling machines one click devices that can produce a part easily, efficiently and with minimal human intervention.
CNC milling machines are at the heart of manufacturing with more than $100B worth of components produced by them each year. Despite this, their software is in the dark ages. CloudNC is halving the cost of manufacture of these components every year with AI and cloud supercomputing to control CNC machines more efficiently than humans can. The startup is researching and applying breakthrough AI methods to control these machines automatically and more optimally than ever before, revolutionising how the things around us are made. From MacBook cases, to jet engine turbines.
A student user experience competition curated by Holition. Entries are now open for a User Experience Design Competition which strives to celebrate, stimulate and inspire the next generation of future-thinkers. It’s encouraging innovation by improving the interaction between people and digital devices. The theme of this inaugural competition is ‘Senses’. By exploring the empathy between the human body, design, science and the senses it is possible to trigger ongoing shifts in the way space is perceived and experienced; and this has impact across all industries.
The competition is open to students currently enrolled in higher education and is especially relevant to those from the following disciplines: computer science, software development, fashion, multimedia, UX design, architecture, business, marketing or similar. 2016 graduates are also welcome. Applicants can enter individually or in small groups.
The overall winning project will receive a £5000 prize fund plus a 4-8-week studio residency; this will enable them to produce and showcase a prototype to press and industry in a dedicated exhibition. Some of the many benefits on offer to finalists include introductions to industry experts, mentoring & coaching programmes, media exposure, access to technology labs, and many more.
UX Sprints has been launched by Holition, one of the UK’s leading creative tech agencies shaping the future of social experience with insight and digital empathy. Based in London, they are a multi-linguistic team of scientists, film-makers, UX strategists, visual artists, mathematicians and more.
The entry deadline is 10th April, 2017.
See www.uxsprints.com for more details and to apply.
We introduce MCE - international world class event created by the best experts!
MCE gathers professionals from the mobile sector including programmers, developers, UX designers, designers, product owners, and they expect about 600 attendees this year.
As a Community Partner with MCEconf - a conference for web, mobile and VR designers and engineers, made by designers and engineers, we invite you to their upcoming conference on May 8-9th in Copernicus Science Centre, Warsaw, Poland.
The conference is organised by a team of engineers and designers who work together as a good and effective team. They seek for the same positive bunch of talented people and create this event for them. You will find lectures devoted to designers and engineers separately, as well as a huge dose of topics suitable for these proffesionals, all combined by positive tech, accessibility and social economy!
What's more? Idea Mixer! A whole team of Polidea's top man has been working hard for attendees to get the best out of MCEconf. They prepared an enhanced networking experience for you to mingle, share and connect. It will be an effective way to break the ice, overcome challenges, brew delicious coffee and win:
the next MCE Conf ticket
VIP status during the after party
free beers during the after party
Enter the game and become a networking guru!
See the list of speakers from companies such as Captain Train, SoundCloud Wrist, Mindnode, Songkick Uber Civic Design, DesignerStream.co, Rewired, IBM, RogerVoice, TU Delft and more to come here: http://2017.mceconf.com/speakers.html.
Use our promo code “uxconnect” to get your 20% discount by registering here: http://2017.mceconf.com. After the ticket order, you will receive an invitation email to the Idea Mixer game.
Mockplus, a fast-growing start-up on a mission to improve the user experience of prototyping, is announcing a new plan named “Unlimited Perpetual License”. It follows its recent release of a newer version (v2.3) of its prototyping tool. Wrapped with a bunch of new features and enhancements, the new plan includes several highlights for customers to prototype smarter and faster.
The benefits include:
No Limiting Expiry.
There is no expiration date in the perpetual support license, both for renewal and maintenance. Usually the perpetual license only includes 1-year of maintenance with initial purchase.
Free Updates & No Extra Maintenance Cost.
Mockplus guarantees the perpetual license users FREE versions & updates and won’t charge additional fees even after the one-year period ends unlike the competition.
Simple & Affordable Pricing.
It’s a one-time purchase, means the yearly recurring billing has been stopped. This is hassle-free and exceptional discounts are available for the perpetual license. Although, it’s available at almost 3 times the annual license fee, it remains competitive in the market as outlined below:
Mockplus - $399 per user, no additional requirements required.
Justinmind – $495 per user, extra $99 maintenance cost since the second year.
Axure - $895 per user, only limited to major update (such as Axure 8.x).
Bountiful Add-on Service.
In addition to the above freebies, there will be 500MB free cloud storage. Users are still able to install Mockplus locally. You can upgrade your account or get a license key after purchase.
Free & Timely Technical Support.
With FREE LIFETIME technical support for “perpetual” customers, there is a dedicated support team geared towards resolving customers issues promptly. They also attend to issues and inquiries on Skype (ID: Mockplus).
Click here to learn more about the license and to download the software. Click here for volume discounts on group purchase.
A day of practical talks & hands-on workshops for designers & developers to understand UX and each other better: from creating chatbots, running UX research and experience mapping to managing UX team, card sorting and rapid prototyping.
The event is run by professional UX & UI designers with 40 combined years of experience working with companies like Microsoft, British Gas, Heathrow, Universal, Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Trainline, Telerik, School of UX, Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas to name a few.
When: June 13th, 10:00-17:30 Where: Canada Water Culture Space, London, SE16 7AR
See the details and book your 33%-off early bird tickets at
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