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Airbnb Unveils Changes To Address Racial Discrimination

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NPR: Acknowledging that his company has "been slow on this issue," Airbnb CEO and co-founder Brian Chesky is rolling out changes aimed at addressing discrimina

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How To Scale React Applications

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How to Use the react-redux Package

React is a JavaScript library for building user interfaces that has taken the web development world by storm.

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Patience

This nerd humor pin made me chuckle. Patience by Jez Burrows.

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CSS Custom Properties: Variables

Variables invariably exist in all programming languages, and that's because they are pretty useful.

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Full-Text Search in Rails Using Elasticsearch

In this article I'm going to show you how to implement full-text search using Ruby on Rails and Elasticsearch.

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Are you under estimating prototyping?

We all know prototyping is a great tool for developing user interfaces. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. They have so much more potential.

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US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Washington Post: U.S.

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Dark-toned extension added to white Federation house in Sydney by Studioplusthree


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Momentum

“Never sacrifice momentum. I might know a better path, but if we’ve got a lot of momentum, if everyone’s united and they’re marching together and the path is O.K., just go with the flow.

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Creating Custom WordPress Administration Pages, Part 1

In a previous series, I provided an in-depth guide to working

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Command-Line WordPress

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Developers and users of WordPress are all to

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Useful *NIX Shell Commands for Web Developers

So, why *NIX and why do you need to go to the console?

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WrkRiot Collapses Amongst Allegations of Fraud

HockeyPuck quotes a report from New York Times: This week, WrkRiot, began unraveling in a highly public fashion (Warning: may be paywalled).

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Studio Razavi inserts sculptural furniture block into 19th-century Parisian apartment


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Let's Go: Command-Line Programs With Golang

Overview

The Go Language is an exciting new language that gains a lot of popularity for a good reason.

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Installing AMP in WordPress

Final product imageWhat You'll Be CreatingWhat's AMP?

Last Octo

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Mosquito Netting Socks

Would it be safe to suggest that we should file these Mosquito Netting Socks under ‘products the world doesn’t need’? They definitely made me laugh tough…

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How G.E. Is Transforming Into An IoT Start-Up

Slashdot reader mspohr shares an article about "General Electric 're-inventing' itself as a software start-up." Jeffrey R.

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How to Learn Angular

A five-step guide designed to help you learn Angular effectively.

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Serialization and Deserialization of Python Objects: Part 1

Python object serialization and deserialization is an important aspect of any non-trivial program.

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Optimize Your Mobile Application for Google

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Have you ever wondered how those mysterious l

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Intricate Letters Hand-Cut from Paper

How incredibly stunning is this hand-cut paper by Annie Vought?

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'Legalist' Startup Automates The Lawsuit Strategy Peter Thiel Used To Bankrupt Gawker

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Gizmodo: "Two Harvard undergraduates have created a service called Legalist that uses what they call 'data-backed litigation financing,' analyzing civil la

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YouTube Plans To Bring Photos, Polls, and Text To Its Video Service

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VentureBeat: YouTube is developing a feature internally called Backstage where users can share photos, polls, links, text posts, and videos with their subscrib

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World's Largest Aircraft Crashes Its Second Flight

Not too long after it completed its first test flight, the Airlander 10 -- the world's largest aircraft -- has crashed its second test flight.

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Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell

whoever57 writes: According to a report via InfoWorld, the latest Windows 10 update [KB 3176934] breaks Desired State Configuration (DSC) functionality in PowerShell.

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Self-Driving Cars Aren't Going To Be So Great Until We Make Our Maps Better

Uber is debuting its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh this month, a move that has many taxi drivers upset.

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HP Hit With Age-Discrimination Suit Claiming Old Workers Purged

Hewlett-Packard started laying off workers in 2012, before it separated into HP Inc. and HP Enterprise last year. The company has continued to cut thousands of jobs since.

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MIT Scientists Develop New Wi-Fi That's 330% Faster

An anonymous reader quotes a report from MSN: Scientists at MIT claim to have created a new wireless technology that can triple Wi-Fi data speeds while also doubling the range of the signal.

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Bill Nye Explains That the Flooding In Louisiana Is the Result of Climate Change

Reader mspohr writes: Our favorite science guy has an interview (and video) in Quartz where he explains how Louisiana flooding is due to climate change:"As the ocean gets warmer, which it is getting,

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Apple Under Tim Cook: More Socially Responsible, Less Visionary

Let's talk about Apple, unarguably one of the most remarkable companies on the face of the earth.

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Earth-Like Planet, With Ambitious Life Possibility, Found Orbiting the Star Next Door

There's another Earth out there. For real, this time. Astronomers announced on Wednesday that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system.

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The US Army Has Too Many Video Games

An anonymous reader shares a Motherboard report:The US Army sees itself in a transitional period.

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Cloudflare Faces Lawsuit For Assisting Pirate Sites

An anonymous reader shares a TorrentFreak report: In recent months CloudFlare has been called out repeatedly for offering its services to known pirate sites, including The Pirate Bay.

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Over 25 Million Accounts Stolen After Mail.ru Forums Hacked

An anonymous reader writes: Over 25 million accounts associated with forums hosted by Russian internet giant Mail.ru have been stolen by hackers.

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NASA's Outsourced Computer People Are Even Worse Than You Might Expect

Eric berger, writing for ArsTechnica: As part of a plan to help NASA "modernize" its desktop and laptop computers, the space agency signed a $2.5 billion services contract with HP Enterprise Services

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Singapore To Cut Off Public Servants From the Internet

Singapore is planning to cut off web access for public servants as a defence against potential cyber attack, Reuters reports.

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Tiny cabin in Rhode Island by 3six0 provides retreat for local artist


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Bridging React With Other Popular Web Languages

React is a view library written in JavaScript, and so it is agnostic of any stack configuration and can make an appearance in practically any web application that is using HTML and JavaScript for i

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Envato Turns 10 Today!

Envato 10th birthday celebrations

Today marks the

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Designing, Wireframing & Prototyping an Android App: Part 2

In part one of this two-part series, I showed you how to take an i

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How to Set Up Downloadable Products in OpenCart

As with most other e-commerce frameworks, OpenCart also provides built-in support for digital products, allowing you set up and sell downloadable products out of the box.

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Building a WordPress-Powered Front End: A Custom Directive for Post Listing

In the previous part of the series, we bootstrapped our AngularJS application, configured routing for different views, and built services around routes for posts, users, and categories.

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How to Build an Award-Winning Web Design Team

Tips and techniques for hiring, helping cultivate the skills of team members, and creating a productive team culture.

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How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware

Around 65% of the internet's one zettabyte of global traffic uses SSL/TLS encryption -- but Slashdot reader River Tam shares an article recalling last August when 910 million web browsers were potenti