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Lawsuit Threat Shuts Down ROM Downloads On Major Emulation Site 'EmuParadise'

Following Nintendo's recent lawsuits against ROM sites LoveROMs and LoveRetro, a major ROM repository called EmuParadise announced it will preemptively cease providing downloadable versions of copyrig

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Watch the first of Dezeen's Spirit of the City talks live from Brooklyn

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Why Facebook’s Thinning Profit Margins Are a Secret Asset

Moderating content requires expensive lawyers, well-run operational teams, and a lot of money. But as Facebook builds these complex systems, it becomes harder for an upstart to replicate.

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Kotlin Reactive Programming for an Android Sign-Up Screen

RxJava 2.0 is a popular reactive programming library that’s helped countless Android developers create highly responsive apps, using less code and less complexity, especially when it comes to man

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Windows 10 Buggy Updates? Our Patching is Simple, Regular, and Consistent Says Microsoft

Microsoft has declined to comment on an expert's many complaints about the quality of its recent patches and cadence of Windows 10 feature updates.

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Architects petition to save Venturi Scott Brown's San Diego art museum

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Kotlin Reactive Programming With RxJava and RxKotlin

Since becoming an officially supported language for Android development, Kotlin has rapidly grown in popularity amongst Android developers, with Google reporting

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Facebook's 'Downvote' System Begins Rolling Out Wider In US

Facebook is reportedly rolling out its "downvote" button to a wider group of users in the United States.

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COS looks to Mies and Mondrian for first Chicago store

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After the Fatal Crash, Uber Revamps Its Robo-Car Testing

The new program will put two safety drivers in each car, and the company will deploy a system that watches to see if they’re actually paying attention.

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Was It Ethical for Dropbox to Share Customer Data with Scientists?

The data was anonymized, but academics are still concerned about the ethics of the analysis.

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Howly Cat Bed

How beautiful is this cat bed called Howly by Tuft and Paw? Stunning!

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Tips for a Creative Life by David Hieatt

David Hieatt, co-founder of The Do Lectures, spoke at their daughter’s Teen Do Conference in 2017. Love his message to this room of teenagers: Stop Caring What Other People Think.

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Community Management

“A garden needs both fertilizer and weedkiller. But most of all it needs a gardener. Go back in and participate as much as before. Community manage with a heavy hand.

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Tuesday Feelings

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5 Essential Tips for Service Worker Development

The Service Worker API for browsers allows web designers to offer visitors something

in Smashing Magazine

Text Editing Tips And Tricks Roundup

We asked the Smashing Community for their favorite text editing tricks, shortcuts, and features that save them time.

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Perforated Message Boards

I love these simple, perforated message boards. I want to put them all over my apartment.

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Done With Big Success

“I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success.

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Grating Bucket

This Grating Bucket makes total sense.

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♥ / Can You Learn To Be More Creative?

A big thank you to Allen Gannett for sponsoring my blog and RSS Feed this week. What if creative genius was a skill to develop, not some mystical thing?

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NetBSD 8.0 Released

Slashdot reader fisted quotes NetBSD.org: The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 8.0, the sixteenth major release of the NetBSD operating system.

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Creating Animations With MotionLayout for Android

Thanks to its remarkable versatility, the ConstraintLayout widget has become the "Swiss Army knife" of layouts for Android app developers.

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What's New in ARKit 2

Apple has been working on augmented reality for the last couple of years, and this year, at WWDC18, Apple released their latest version of their AR framework: ARKit 2.

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Smile Mirror

Smile Mirror meets People from Berk İlhan on Vimeo. A few weeks ago I had the pleasure to meet Berk Ilhan, the inventor of Smile Mirror.

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Paper Bag Backpack

Love this convertible, paper bag inspired Tote/Backpack designed by my friend Dave Ortiz for TIMBUK2. It’s two bags in one – exterior tote coupled with an interior drawcord backpack.

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Beetle Puzzle

This Beetle Puzzle by DOIY is stunning. Comes with a adhesive sheets to stick the puzzle pieces together to frame or display as art at the end.

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Please Close the Gate

This made me laugh.

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Weird Kid

I love this t-shirt by James Victore: “The things that made you weird as a kid – make you great today!”

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Gardeners of our Souls

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust (via)

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The Power of Positive People

“Your group of friends are better than any drug or anti-aging supplement, and will do more for you than just about anything.” The Power of Positive People, by Tara Parker-Pope

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♥ / Fundit

A big thank you to Fundit for sponsoring my blog and RSS Feed this week.

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The Holy Grail Of Reusable Components: Custom Elements, Shadow DOM, And NPM

For even the simplest of components, the cost in human-labour may have been significant. UX teams do usability testing.

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Wells Fargo's Scandals Finally Hurt Its Bottom Line

An anonymous reader quotes CNN:
Wells Fargo said operating losses surged 77% last quarter because of various problems in its auto lending, wealth management, mortgage and currency businesses.

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Skyscraper movie director wanted "a tower based on real possibilities" says Adrian Smith

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Build a Music Player With Vuetify

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Building apps with

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FCC Retracts a Plan to Discourage Consumer Complaints

A proposal that critics said would have forced consumers to file formal complaints, at a cost of $255, appears to have been dropped from Thursday's agenda.

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20 Best Bootstrap 4 Plugins

Totally open source and free to use, Bootstrap has become one of the most popular front-end frameworks for desktop and mobile development. With a mobile-first approach, the framework essentially f

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Better Collaboration By Bringing Designers Into The Code Review Process

Smooth collaboration between developers and designers is something everyone aspires to, but it’s notoriously difficult.