Frederick Swanston Delivers Across Industries

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Every brand has a story to tell, and learning to tell that story in a way that resonates is more important now than ever. Regardless of industry, product, service or size, your business’s story now competes in the market alongside it’s offerings. Luckily, some agencies just have a knack for storytelling. At Frederick Swanston, we…

Google Plus Still Going Strong

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People think I’m crazy, but I love Google+. I’m continually trying to talk my friends, family, coworkers, and our clients into engaging more on Google’s social network. I recently went back down my rabbit hole seeking for reasons to get people (back) on Google+; and I was very please with what I found. Buffer just…

Apple Launches a New Blog

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From a development standpoint, sometimes the progression of things at Apple can be underwhelming. So it’s really awesome to see their new Machine Learning Journal pop up on their site today. I haven’t had a chance to look at everything on the first journal yet, but it looks promising.

Inside Walt Mossberg’s gadget museum

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Walt Mossberg is retiring this year — he’s already written his last column, hosted his last Code Conference, and taped the final episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete in front of a live audience in New York. But Walt’s also assembled an impressive collection of notable gadgets over his two-decade run as a reviewer and columnist, and we…

Who’s Ready for the Big Game this Weekend?

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Besides the Atlanta Falcons and Lady Gaga, check out our favorite thing about the Super Bowl, the commercials. Now it’s your turn to decide who the real MVP is. No, not between Matt Ryan and Tom Brady, we’re talking the top ad lineup. Check out some of the top teasers and leaked ads before anyone…

Pagination vs infinite scrolling

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We debate this all the time when we get a new website project. From a designer’s perspective, infinite scrolling can be very cool. However, it can be prohibitive from a user’s perspective and it’s never been quiet clear that the hidden content would be included in the index of the page (although I’m 98% positive it…

The Whole Wide World in VR – Google Announces Google Earth VR

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Who doesn’t love Google Earth? So why wouldn’t anyone be super excited about Google Earth in virtual reality? We’ve been using Google Cardboard, have started designing environments in Unity 3D, been taking 360° photographs with our RICOH Theta, and experimenting overall with immersive brand experiences. However, we don’t have an HTC Vive…yet. After seeing the…

Big News from Amazon Web Services

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Amazon Web Services, AWS, made a pretty huge announcement this week: Amazon QuickSight is now generally available for all customers. We’ve been developing our own analytics interfaces for reports, whether they be analytics, MySQL, or other forms of data, and there hasn’t really been a great solution to bring everything together into one place. It…

Using the REST API & WordPress

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The REST API is finally integrated into WordPress’ core, but there’s still some mystery as to how to fully take advantage of it in real world projects (not just cool portfolio pieces). In this article, we’ll go over why the REST API an amazing new feature for projects. Check it out!

Atlanta United Jersey Reveal

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Our office may be a little north of Atlanta, but we are stoked about the Atlanta United FC season starting in 2017. The Atlanta United jersey reveal yesterday has us giddy with excitement. It’s moved to the #1 position on my Christmas list and I know a few other people in the office will be…