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China Forms New Body To Review Ethics Risks of Video Games

China has established a new body that reviews ethical issues in video gaming, marking the country's latest attempt to tighten control over the world's biggest games market.

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Angular white Zoid pavilion frames views across New York arts centre

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Manafort and Cohen Sentencing Documents Put Donald Trump in Spotlight

The Mueller investigation has a long way to go, but the worst case scenario seems increasingly likely.

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Emotional First Aid Kit

Continuously impressed with The School of Life.

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Forward

“Be around the energy that pushes you forward.” – Do Lectures

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I Feel Great

Current sentiment brought to you by Adam J. Kurtz: I Feel Great, also available as a Tattly, but only for a few more weeks.

in 24 ways

Be the Villain

Eric Bailey asks us to take on the role of King Herod in our projects to consider how the products, services and processes we design could be abused to cause harm rather than to do good.

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Pulling

“You can always tell when someone wants something from you. Their energy has a ‘pulling’ quality.” – Phil Good

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Library Planet

Loving this idea: Library Planet is like a ‘Lonely Planet’ for libraries of the world. Next time I book a trip I might book it around a library I want to see.

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♥ / Ode to Things

A big thank you to Ode to Things for sponsoring my blog and RSS Feed this week. Ode to Things is an online shop based in NewEngland, featuring quality lifestyle objects.

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Confetti Pom Pom Earrings

These Confetti Pom Pom Earrings make me happy.

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Shapes Blanket

Loving this Shapes Blanket by Lisa Congdon.

in Smashing Magazine

Caching Smartly In The Age Of Gutenberg

Caching is needed for speeding up a site: instead of having the server dynamically create the HTML output for each request, it can create the HTML only after it is requested the first time, cache it,

in 24 ways

Creating My First Chrome Extension

Jennifer Wong takes the good stuff down from the shelf and pours out a generous measure of know-how on the subject of creating extensions for Google Chrome.

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The Secret Service Wants To Test Facial Recognition Around the White House

The Secret Service is planning to test facial recognition surveillance around the White House, "with the goal of identifying 'subjects of interest' who might pose a threat to the president," reports T

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NYC Votes To Set Minimum Pay For Uber, Lyft Drivers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: On Tuesday, New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to set a minimum pay rate for Uber, Lyft, and other on-demand ride-hailing driver

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China Announces Punishments For Intellectual-Property Theft

China has announced an array of punishments that could restrict companies' access to borrowing and state-funding support over intellectual-property theft.

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Hulu, AT&amp;T To Test 'Pause Ads' In 2019, Automatically Playing Commercials When You Hit Pause

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MacRumors: Streaming TV services offered by companies like Hulu and AT&T are testing the waters for a new type of advertising called "pause ads." The idea

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Quora Data Breach Exposes 100 Million Users' Personal Info

schwit1 shares a report from CBS News: Information sharing website Quora has announced a data breach which has exposed "approximately 100 million users'" personal data.

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Microsoft Launches Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 For Windows and Mac; Open-Sources WPF, Forms and WinUI

An anonymous reader writes: At its Microsoft Connect(); 2018 virtual event today, Microsoft announced the initial public preview of Visual Studio 2019 -- you can download it now for Windows and Mac.

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Qualcomm Announces the Snapdragon 855 and Its New Under-display Fingerprint Sensor

Qualcomm announced its new flagship 855 mobile platform today.

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Kubernetes' First Major Security Hole Discovered

Kubernetes has become the most popular cloud container orchestration system by far, so it was only a matter of time until its first major security hole was discovered.

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Microsoft is Working On a New Iteration of Windows To Take On ChromeOS, Report Says

Petri's Brad Sams writes: For more than a year, we have been hearing about Windows Core OS and how it is a modern version of Windows.

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House GOP Campaign Committee Says Its Emails Were Hacked During 2018 Campaign

The National Republican Congressional Committee was hacked this election cycle, it admitted Tuesday afternoon.

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The New Word Processor Wars: A Fresh Crop of Productivity Apps Are Trying To Reinvent Our Workday

Nearly 30 years after Microsoft Office came on the scene, it's in the DNA of just about every productivity app.

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'YouTube Music is a Bad Product in Desperate Need of Improvement Before Anyone Will Care To Use It'

Andrew Martonik, writing for AndroidCentral: YouTube Music as a service has been around for about three years now, though it really only existed in earnest once the revamped version of the YouTube Mus

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Google Personalizes Search Results Even When You're Logged Out, a DuckDuckGo Study Finds

According to a new study conducted by Google competitor DuckDuckGo, it does not seem possible to avoid personalization when using Google search, even by logging out of your Google account and using th

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China Set To Launch First-Ever Spacecraft to the Far Side of the Moon, Will Attempt To Grow Plant There

AmiMoJo writes: Later this week, China plans to launch its Chang'e-4 spacecraft to the far side of the lunar surface. The aim is to land a rover on the dark side of the moon for the first time.

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Apple Hit With Class Action Suit Over Lack of Dust Filters In Macbook, iMac

AmiMoJo shares a report from 9to5Mac: Apple is facing a new class action lawsuit claiming that it sells select iMac and MacBook models without needed dust filters.

in 24 ways

Mistletoe Offline

Jeremy Keith reminds us that 4G is king. The carollers sing. One tunnel has passed, a new one’s beginning. Dreams of wi-fi on the go. Fingers numb, smart phones aglow.

in NETTUTS

15 Best WordPress Audio Player and Video Player Plugins

There are so many creative ways to embed audio and video content in your website, once you step away from default players and explore custom plugin options.

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Salty

I am loving this modern take on a salt cellar, called Salty.

in Smashing Magazine

A Complete Guide To Routing In Angular

In case you’re still not quite familiar with Angular 7, I’d like to bring you closer to everything this impressive front-end framework has to offer.

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Large Genetic Study Finds First Genes Connected With ADHD

A paper published in Nature Genetics this week looked at genetic data from more than 50,000 people, finding 12 different regions of DNA that seemed to play a role in increasing ADHD risk.

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Best Amazon Black Friday Deals (2018): Echo, Kindle, Fire HD

Kindles, Fire Tablets, Fire TVs, and Echo speakers are on sale for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Forever Pizza

I can’t remember last time art made me chuckle this much. Steph Mantis’ Forever Pizza is pure delight. It’s real pizza, from her family’s pizzeria, encased in acrylic.

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Monthly Web Development Update 11/2018: Just-In-Time Design And Variable Font Fallbacks

How much does design affect the perception of our products and the users who interact with them?

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Target CSS for Specific Content With WordPress Template Tags

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Learning WordPress development i

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Paralyzed Individuals Operate Tablet With Brain Implant

Last year, a study from the BrainGate consortium reported that a brain-computer interface (BCI) enabled a paralyzed man to type up to eight words per minute via thoughts alone.

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The Met announces $70 million renovation of Africa, Oceania and Americas galleries

in NETTUTS

Create a Note-Taking App for Android With MongoDB Stitch

If you are looking for a secure serverless platform that's both feature rich and cost effective, you may want to give M

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How to Use MongoDB Stitch in Android Apps

With MongoDB Atlas, all it takes is a few clicks in the browser to get your own MongoDB cluster up and running in the cloud.

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Why Sleep Apnea Patients Rely On a Lone, DRM-Breaking CPAP Machine Hacker

Jason Koebler writes: "SleepyHead" is a free, open-source, and definitely not FDA-approved piece of software for sleep apnea patients that is the product of thousands of hours of hacking and developme