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Seth Godin Facebook Live

Seth Godin had me as a guest on his Facebook live today. What an honor! He is the force behind numerous bestseller books, the creator of AltMBA. Watch his CreativeMornings talk and see his magic.

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Why Web Application Maintenance Should Be More Of A Thing

Traditional software developers have been hiding a secret from us in plain sight. It’s not even a disputed fact.

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Collateral Damage

“Sometimes we are just the collateral damage in someone else’s war against themselves.” – Lauren Eden

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World Cities Go Dark For 'Earth Hour' Climate Campaign

An anonymous reader quotes the AFP:
Earth Hour, which started in Australia in 2007, is being observed by millions of supporters in 187 countries, who are turning off their lights at 8.30pm local time

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Schmidt Hammer Lassen reveals plans to revitalise former brewery in Riga

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What Would Regulating Facebook Look Like?

In an interview with WIRED, Mark Zuckerberg seemed to accept the idea of some US regulation. Other countries could provide the blueprint.

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Mark Zuckerberg's Cambridge Analytica Interviews Ignore the Big Questions

Facebook's CEO addresses the Cambridge Analytica mess, but avoids the bigger questions.

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Mark Zuckerberg Q&A: The Facebook CEO Talks Cambridge Analytica, the Company’s Problems, and Big Data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks with WIRED Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson about Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data and the company's response.

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In San Francisco’s Big Oil lawsuit, Climate Science Gets a Day in Court

San Francisco and Oakland are suing oil companies for money to protect against sea level rise.

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Uber Video Show the Kind of Crash Self-Driving Cars Are Made to Avoid

And that the human safety driver was looking away from the road in the seconds leading up to the fatal impact.

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Vue.js Live: Code a Front-End App

In this course, Jeremy McPeak will show you how to code a simple Vue.js app.

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Copyright Law Basics For UK Software Developers

Software developers all over the world can benefit from an increased understanding of intellectual property (IP) laws and how those laws may affect their work.

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5 Tactics That Will Increase Your Email Open Rates

Email marketing is constantly touted as a must for marketers. For good reason, too.

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How to do nothing

Jenny Odell believes time and places for the practice and art of doing nothing are crucial to uncover underlying problems and to understand yourself.

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Getting Started With The Web MIDI API

As the web continues to evolve and new browser technologies continue to emerge, the line between native and web development becomes more and more blurred.

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About a Quarter of US Adults Say They Are 'Almost Constantly' Online

As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 26 percent of American adults now report that they go online "almost constantly," up from 21 percent in 2015, according to a Pew Re

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"Revisiting Postmodernism is a careening joyride through 20th-century architecture"

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JWT Authentication in Django

This tutorial will give an introduction to JSON Web Tokens (JWT) and how to implement JWT authentication in Django.

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Detaching Expo Apps to ExpoKit: Concepts

In this post, you'll learn what ExpoKit is and how it is used for adding native functionality to Expo apps. You'll also learn some of its pros and cons. 

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Conversation Design User Experiences for SiriKit and iOS

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingIntroduction

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Expanded Course: Learn PHP for WordPress

If you're ready to take your WordPress skills to the next level and get your feet wet with PHP, you'll love our newly expanded course,

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The Art of Asking

I needed to re-watch this talk. Thank you Amanda Palmer for sharing your wisdom.

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Grace Bonney on The Art of Thoughtful Emails

“It’s important to own your content in the sense that you take responsibility for it.

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The Cosmic Banana Peel

“Whenever the world throws rose petals at you, which thrill and seduce the ego, beware.

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Body Language Lessons from a Poker Pro

For poker champ Liv Boeree, calling someone’s bluff isn’t about their face at all, it’s often much more about their body as a whole—and one part in particular. (via Big Think)

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Dancing in 80’s

(via The Curious Brain)

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The Point is to Run

“In a long distance race, everyone gets tired. The winner is the runner who figures out where to put the tired, figures out how to store it away until after the race is over.

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♥ / Dropmark

A big thank you to Oak for continuously sponsoring my blog and RSS feed. Dropmark is the smart way to organize all your links, files, and notes into visual collections.

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Tips For Conducting Usability Studies With Participants With Disabilities

Over the last few years, I ran several usability studies with participants with various disabilities. I thought it would help others if I shared some of my experiences.

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Linux Developer McHardy Drops GPLv2 'Shake Down' Case

Former Linux developer Patrick McHardy dropped his Gnu General Public License version 2 (GPLv2) violation case against Geniatech in a German court this week.

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BIG releases new image of twisting residential towers in New York

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The Improbable Rise of the Daily News Podcast

WIRED columnist Felix Salmon on how Serial paved the way for a new generation of daily news podcasts.

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Demystifying Python Recursion

Most complex tasks in Python can be broken down into simpler subtasks. Recursion helps to achieve this, hence making the code clean and neat.

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New Short Course: Create a Free Website With GitHub Pages

Have you ever wanted to build a simple website quickly and easily, without a lot of fuss?

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On The Color White

Animated by Jocie Juritz.

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Easy Version Control With Git in Android Studio

As you know, it's best practice to always use source control management (SCM) for your projects—even personal projects.

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Prototyping: Why Bother and Where to Start? A Definitive Introduction

Prototyping is a crucial tool in the development of websites and other digital services. In this post I explore its potential and share tips and techniques for getting the most from it.

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A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 3)

In Part 2, I covered the details of evaluating a plan, choosing web professionals, and determining your website structure.

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How To Prevent Common WordPress Theme Mistakes

If you’ve been thinking of creating free or premium WordPress themes, well, I hope I can help you avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made over the years.

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8 Ways A UX Consultant Can Help Your Business

People often ask me what exactly it is I do as a UX consultant. It's a fair question as there is a lot of confusion around the role of user experience consultant.

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Ask Slashdot: Best To-Do/Task List Software?

Albanach writes: Despite searching, I have not identified a good solution for managing to-do lists, a problem that can't be unique or unusual.

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Loose Threads

I'm just putting these here. I've sold a couple, without trying but one day I'd like to get them out there and see if anyone's interested. Personally, I love them, which is the best place to start.

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Challenge: Build a React Component

The best way to learn a new skill is by putting it into practice. So here's a challenge for you.

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Yellow Blob

This yellow blob by Hans Hemmert won my heart.

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Rug by GUR

This rug made me laugh. Yes, more rugs.

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Nanimarquina Shade Rug

Not sure what triggered my sudden rug obsession but this one, by Turkish designer Begüm Cana Özgür is a visual gem.

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Irony Doesn’t Scale

“Eventually I realized that success is not about big hits. It’s actually in the opportunity to improve. How could our sales pipeline be better managed?

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A Comprehensive Website Planning Guide (Part 2)

In Part 1, I emphasized on the importance of recognizing the purpose of your website, and why planning for the web is just as important as planning for anything else associated with your business.

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Random Porcelain Cup

Not sure what story I would make up in my mind if someone handed me one of these Random Porcelain Cups printed with unpredictable numbers.