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After a Decade, 77-Year-Old Gets Back $110,000 Lost In 'Nigerian Prince' Scam

Slashdot reader grep -v '.*' * shares a surprising story.

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What's New for Devs in iOS 12 and Xcode 10?

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Amidst all the fanfare of another WWDC, Apple int

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How to Build Complex, Large-Scale Vue.js Apps With Vuex

It's so easy to learn and use Vue.js that anyone can build a simple application with that framework.

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Wooden Doorstop

This minimal wooden doorstop gets my two thumbs up.

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Papa Felt Trivet

This Felt Trivet is a thing of beauty.

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They / Them Enamel Pronoun Pin

Last week, while buying new prescription glasses, the lovely person at the store was wearing this pin. It resulted in a wonderfully honest, open conversation around gender. It was a lovely moment.

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Three Ways to Ultimate Success

“There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” ― Fred Rogers

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Books capes

Functional sculptures to display your favorite books. Love.

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Everimal

The talented Lucas Zanotto launched a new book, it’s called Everimal. I am a big fan of his books, apps and illustrations. You can even wear some of them, as Tattly.

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Yes To All The Love

Yes to all the love Bandana. I’d wear it.

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Successful Human Relationship

“If you mount two clock pendulums side by side on the wall, they will gradually begin to swing together.

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♥ / Noun Project

A big thank you to the Noun Project for sponsoring my blog this week Designing a new product, app or website? Working on a presentation? Creating materials for the classroom?

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Heaven

“The connections we make in the course of a life–maybe that’s what heaven is.” ― Fred Rogers

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I just went

I just went down a massive internet rabbit hole watching Mr. Rogers clips on YouTube. In this one, Mr.

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Should Developers Abandon Agile?

An anonymous reader quotes InfoQ:

Ron Jeffries, author, speaker, one of the creators of Extreme Programming (XP), and a signatory of the Agile Manifesto back in 2001, shared a post on his blog in wh

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Fetching Data in Your React Application

React is arguably the most popular library for building interactive web applications. However, React is not a full-fledged web framework.

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Swiss Pavilion

Swiss Pavilion invites you to explore bland rental homes as if you’re Alice in Wonderland. I would love to see this in person. (via Better Living Through Design)

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All You Got

Mare sure to Give it All You Got.

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To Be Unavailable

“To be unavailable means that you deliberately avoid exhausting yourself and others… A hunter knows that he will lure game into his traps over and over again, so he doesn’t worry.

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Fun Babysuits

These onesies made me laugh! Fun sized, I still live with my parents and, I believe you were expecting me.

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A Digital First Approach Is the Way Forward for Brand Design

Digital and brand designers need to start working more closely together. Why? Because if they don’t, they will continue to deliver a second-rate digital brand experience to their customers.

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Swedish Spring Poster

I am in love with this Swedish Spring Poster, illustrated by designer Lotta Olsson.

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Making Avengers ID Card In HTML And CSS

Let’s suppose Tony Stark would like to redesign the ID cards of the Avengers, and he needs our help to create them in HTML and CSS. So, how can we help?

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Human Sized Balloon Bouquet

This photo of Katie Sokoler as a human sized balloon bouquet made me smile.

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Rest Poster

Lovely poster titled Rest, by E. Dunker.

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♥ / Onsen

A big thank you to Onsen for sponsoring this week’s RSS Feed. Towels have two basic jobs—dry my body, and dry itself. So why is it that most towels represent a compromise between the two?

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A Real, Effective Apology Has Three Parts

A real, effective apology has three parts: (1) Acknowledge how your action affected the person; (2) say you’re sorry; (3) describe what you’re going to do to make it right or make sure it

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Richard Stallman Asks: Should Big Tech Be Taxed For Hurting Society?

Richard Stallman weighed in Friday on what he calls "massive commercial surveillance of individuals," saying that the two camps arguing about it "both miss the point." First there's the trustbusters w

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Yellow metal walls wrap Animo South Los Angeles High School by Brooks + Scarpa

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Tesla’s Braking System Gets an Over-the-Air Update

Shortly after Consumer Reports panned the Model 3 for its long stopping distance, Elon pushed a change through the ether to adjust the antilock algorithm.

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Role Models Podcast

I appreciate the intention behind the Role Models Podcast: Interviewing women with inspiring careers so more women feel encouraged to aim higher. And I am honored I was asked to be on it.

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Are You Under-Appreciating the Role of Appreciation?

If you want to encourage people to follow through on your calls to action, or existing customers to promote your brand, you need to show you appreciate them.

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New Course: Connect a Database to Your Python Application

Python is a great way to create web apps, but what happens when you need to add a database?

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How To Deliver A Successful UX Project In The Healthcare Sector

A mid-career UX researcher was hired to understand the everyday needs, perceptions, and concerns of patients in a hospital in Berlin, Germany.

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Microsoft Developing a Tool To Help Engineers Catch Bias in Algorithms

Microsoft is developing a tool that can detect bias in artificial intelligence algorithms with the goal of helping businesses use AI without running the risk of discriminating against certain people.

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Gadget Lab Podcast: The Very Human Element of Self-Driving Cars

WIRED’s Alex Davies and Aarian Marshall join this week’s Gadget Lab podcast to talk all things transportation–and yes, that includes Elon Musk.

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10 ways drones are changing the world

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A Beginner's Guide to Regular Expressions in JavaScript

Everyone working with JavaScript will have to deal with strings at one point or other. Sometimes, you will just have to store a string inside another variable and then pass it over.

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Introduction to Popmotion: Custom Animation Scrubber

In the first part of the Popmotion introductory series, we learned how to use time-based animations like tween and keyframes.

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Code an Image Gallery Android App With Picasso

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Picasso is a popular open-source Android library for l

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Dark Patterns and Aggressive Persuasion – 3 Reasons to Avoid!

Many have argued that the use of dark patterns and aggressive persuasion in web design is unethical. But what about from a purely business perspective?

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The Toughest (And Weakest) Phones Currently On the Market

New submitter Daneel Olivaw R. shares a report from Tom's Guide: To measure each phone's toughness, [Tom's Guide] dropped it from both 4 and 6 feet onto wood and concrete.

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Rafael de Cárdenas renovates rundown Brooklyn brownstone for himself

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Yes, 'Call of Duty''s Single-Player Campaign Will Be Missed

'Black Ops 4' may not mark the permanent death of single-player options in the entire franchise, but it's sad news nonetheless

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How to Make a Real-Time Sports Application Using Node.js

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

In today's article
I'm going to demonstrate how to

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Optimism

When Kelli Anderson and Maria Popova collaborate, magic happens. How beautiful is this stop motion illustrating a poem by Jane Hirshfeld?

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Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims

Previously, Uber required complaints to be resolved in mandatory arbitration -- out of court and behind closed doors.