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Creating a Weekly Research Cadence

Wren Lanier sets aside time to explore the benefits of a regular schedule for user research.

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Should We Really Embrace Failure?

When you work in digital you hear all the time that we should embrace our failure. But is that true and how do we convince our boss of that?

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Internet of Stranger Things

Seb Lee-Delisle lights up our 2016 advent series with an illuminating guide to making your own Stranger Things style fairy lights to pick up messages from the upside-dow

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9 Simple CSS Image Filters

CSS image filters are a quick way to tweak images in the browser without resorting to Photoshop.

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British Film Institute To Digitize 100,000 Old TV Shows Before They Disappear

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: Thousands of British TV programs are to be digitized before they are lost forever, the British Film Institute says.

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Amanda Levete's firm proposes multi-storey football pitches for central London

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Quiz: Choose the Right Front-End JavaScript Framework for Your Project

Need help deciding which JavaScript framework you should use for your next exciting project? Find out which front-end framework you should learn in our quiz!

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Google Cloud Storage: Managing Files and Objects

In the first part of this two-part tutorial series, we had an overvi

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How to Run Unix Commands in Your Python Program

Unix is an operating system which was developed in around 1969 at AT&T Bell Labs by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie.

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Firebase for Android: Notifications and App Invites

While building your app to provide a great experience is incredibly important, engaging with new and existing users is even more important to the long-term success of your app.

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Ignite Talk by Yours Truly

At a recent un-conference at the Kickstarter HQ a few weeks back I was invited to give an Ignite talk. Here it is!

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Haptic Feedback in iOS 10

Haptic feedback adds a whole new dimension to mobile user interaction. Learn how to use the new iPhone 7 haptic feedback APIs to provide your users with a tactile response.

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Google Cloud Storage: Managing Buckets

Google Cloud Storage (GCS) is a very simple and powerful object storage offering from Google as a part of its

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♥ / Roadmunk

Big thanks to Roadmunk for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week! Roadmunk is an enterprise SaaS platform that allows users to create visual roadmaps in a collaborative environment.

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Building Your Startup: Improving the Mobile Web

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

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OK Go – The One Moment

OK Go’s latest music video is a visual firework, once again. My head nearly exploded!

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Ugly Sweater Time

Get your ugly sweaters out everyone, Christmas is fast approaching! Or, you can wear one with this new Reindeer Tattly by Berkley Illustration.

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A Man Without Ethics

‘A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.’ – Albert Camus (via)

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Dwiss Recycling Center

Loving this beautifully designed recycling center by Dutch designer Paul Timmer. (I would also be ok with that kitchen!)

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Lawrence Lessig Calls For The Electoral College to Choose Clinton Over Trump

Lawrence Lessig's new op-ed in the Washington Post argues against the idea "that the person who lost the popular vote this year must nonetheless become our president." (Paywalled version here, free ve

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Exploring Devise, Part 2

Introduction

In the first part of the tutorial, we learned how to install Devise an

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All Courses Reduced to $3 for Cyber Monday!

This Cyber Monday, instead of stocking up on material things, why not invest in learning some valuable new skills?

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What's New in Node 6?

Node.js has seen rapid and widespread adoption in the web development community, but for a long time it had a reputation for being slow to grow and evolve. 

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How to Speed Up Your Slow WordPress Website

If you have ever been stuck in traffic, you know there is always someone up ahead texting, rubbernecking or just driving too slow.

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Common React Native App Layouts: Login Page

In this series, you'll learn how to use React Native to create page layouts commonly used in mobile apps.

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Building Your Startup: The Dashboard Foundation

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

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The Empathy Toy

This made me look: The Empathy Toy is a blindfolded puzzle game that can only be solved when players learn to understand each other.

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Hopes

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela (via)

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Snowflake Tattly

Loving this Snowflake Tattly. It just went on sale.

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LED Tinsel Wreath

I am totally into this LED Light-Up Tinsel Wreath.

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How To Delight Your Clients With Web Analytics

Creating useful analytics reports that a client can understand is hard. In a rare guest post, Dean Levitt from Teacup Analytics shows us how.

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Short Stories for Bored Commuters

Love this simple idea: Machines dispensing short stories for bored French commuters.

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What is Breakfast?

(via)

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Solange | Cranes in the Sky

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Hope

Hope is a state of mind, not a state of the world Either we have hope within us or we don’t. Hope is not a prognostication—it’s an orientation of the spirit.

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20 Brutalist Sandcastles

These 20 brutalist sandcastles took my breath away.

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Sea Ice In Arctic and Antarctic Is At Record Low Levels This Year

dryriver quotes a report from CNN: For what appears to be the first time since scientists began keeping track, sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic are at record lows this time of year.

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The Case for Continual Development: The New Way to Approach Ecommerce

It is time we give clients what they want. If they want to be like Amazon, tell them they need to start developing websites like Amazon. That means continual testing and iteration.

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Game Center and Leaderboards for Your iOS App

Introduction

Game Center is Apple's social gaming network.

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Friday Link Pack

– Dalai Lama: Behind Our Anxiety, the Fear of Being Unneeded (via my favorite Newsletter) – A group of children and young adults are suing the United States over climate change.

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PhotoScan by Google Photos

Old printed photos floating around in your house? Digitize them with PhotoScan by Google.

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A New Way of Cracking Nuts

This nutcracker made me look.

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Steve Bannon Suggests Having Too Many Asian Tech CEOs Undermines 'Civic Society'

In an interview last year with Donald Trump -- that The Washington Post resurfaced yesterday -- Breitbart News Network's executive chairman, Steve Bannon, suggested that there are too many asian CEOs

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Building Your Startup: Dynamic Ajax Forms for Scheduling

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

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Get Started Building a Material Design App

In this video from my course on building a material design app, you'