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Toilet Night Light

This Toilet Night Light made me giggle.

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New eBooks Available for Subscribers

Do you want to learn more about building web apps with React? How about learning Go, mastering Git, or using D3 for data visualization?

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Linux Trojan Mines For Cryptocurrency Using Misconfigured Redis Servers

An anonymous reader writes: In another installment of "Linux has malware too," security researchers have discovered a new trojan that targets Linux servers running Redis, where the trojan installs a c

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Digital Adaptation with eZ Systems

Last week, I sat down with the guys from eZ Systems to discuss a variety of topics on digital adaptation, including my upcoming presentation, Disney’s MagicBand, and the business value of Snapcha

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Quick Tip: How to Make Changes to Multiple Files Within a Directory Using Python

Say that someone is familiar with British spelling and has decided to complete his degree in the US. He is asked to write a paper about Python for the class.

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Editing Images in CSS: Blend Modes

In the previous tutorial of this series we discussed how to use CSS filters

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Do Not Be Intimidated by Glamorous People

I get intimidated all the time. ALL THE TIME! Looks like an interesting read: Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps.

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'Mayhem' Wins $2M In DARPA's AI Hacking Contest, Draws EFF Scrutiny

Here's the highlight reel from the DARPA-sponsored "Cyber Grand Challenge" competition.

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Hayhurst and Co creates "hanging-basket roof" for designers' home and studio


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Take a Free Course on JavaScript Refactoring Techniques

We all read more code than we write. Naturally we should be doing something to optimize the reading experience.

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RSpec Testing for Beginners, Part 1

Are you new to Rails? New to coding? Curious about RSpec and how you can start testing? If so, this article should be a good starting point for you to get into test-driven development.

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RSpec Testing for Beginners, Part 2

The second article in this short series teaches you how to use various matchers that come with RSpec.

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Explore the Himalayas

Woah! Explore Google Maps’ beautiful 3D imagery of the Himalayas alongside a 500 foot Yeti named Verne.

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7 Popular React Courses for JavaScript Developers

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

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How to Start a Telegram Bot With PHP

If you are reading this, you know that chat bots are one of the biggest tech trends of 2016.

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Create a Custom Plugin in OpenCart 2.1.x.x: Part Two

If you haven’t gone through the first part of this series, I would recommend you do so as that’s something essential to go through before you develop the files in this article.

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Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal

An anonymous reader writes from a report via USA Today: Following the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails and the resignation of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, several

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Developer Oriented Project Management

As project managers we need to think about how developers work rather than expecting them to adapt to our mindset.

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Friday Link Pack

For reals. I am with her. – Yay, balloons! – Interesting read: Five things that can make you a better parent right now Agreed.

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UK Judge Calls For An Online Court Without Lawyers To Cut Costs

mi writes from a report via The Times: A senior judge has called for the establishment of an online court (Warning: source may be paywalled) that does not have lawyers and can deal with claims of up t

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Getting Practical With Microcopy

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What Are WordPress Plugins?

Not long ago, we finished a series on How to Get Started With Wo

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Create a Custom Plugin in OpenCart 2.1.x.x: Part One

As a developer, it's always exciting to build custom stuff in any framework, and the same is true for OpenCart plugins as well. 

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Building a REST API With AWS SimpleDB and Node.js

SimpleDB is a remote database offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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An Introduction to Loopj

Loopj is an Android library for making asynchronous HTTP requests. I like it for its ease of use and simplicity.

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11 Sites to Help You Find Material Design Inspiration

A list of sites that will give you a near-endless supply of material design examples that you can draw inspiration from.

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Vintage Slotted Menu Board

I totally want one of these Vintage Slotted Menu Board to tell my kids whats on the menu this week, or to send subliminal messages to my team. But yikes, #expensive.

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How to write a better job advertisement

Writing a job description for a digital professional requires a unique approach. That is because demand outstrips supply.

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China Releases Test Footage of Ballistic Missile Defense System

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mirror.co.uk: China has released footage of its first interception test of a mid-air ballistic missile, destroying a target miles above Earth.

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Nvidia Claims Its New Chip Is the 'World's Fastest GPU' for Game and VR Design

An anonymous reader shares a VentureBeat report: Nvidia announced today the Quadro P6000 graphics card for workstations, using the "world's fastest GPU." The graphics card is targeted at designers who

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Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Miami Herald: Bitcoin does not actually qualify as money, a Miami-Dade judge ruled Monday in throwing out criminal charges against a Miami Beach man charged wi

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MIT Developed A Movie Screen That Brings Glasses-Free 3D To All Seats

An anonymous reader writes from a report via TechCrunch: MIT has developed a glasses-less 3D display for movie theaters.

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Facebook Admits Blocking WikiLeaks' DNC Email Links, But Won't Say Why

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has admitted it blocked links to WikiLeaks' DNC email dump, but the company has yet to explain why.

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Twitter, a 10-Year-Old Company, Is Still Explaining What Twitter Is

Twitter investors have long expressed their concerns about the rate at which Twitter is growing.

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Millennials Are Obsessed With Side Hustles Because 'They're All' They've Got

Quartz ran an article over the weekend which captures a growing trend among millennials: to have a side job -- or as many of them call it, the "side-hustle." One of the reasons that people need this o

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Researchers Discover 110 Snooping Tor Nodes

Reader Orome1 writes: In a period spanning 72 days, two researchers from Northeastern University have discovered at least 110 "misbehaving" and potentially malicious hidden services directories (HSDir

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Solar Impulse 2 Plane Takes Off From Egypt On Final Leg Of World Tour

How long would it take an airplane to fly around the world without using any fuel? About 22 days of actual air time, according to Fusion.

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Sprint CEO Hints at Price Hikes Ahead of iPhone 7

An anonymous reader shares a CNET report: If you're considering jumping ship to Sprint to take advantage of its "half-off" promotion, don't dawdle.

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Nintendo Shares Plummet After Investors Realize It Doesn't Actually Make Pokemon Go

Sam Byford, reporting for The Verge: Nintendo shares have skyrocketed since Pokemon Go's release and instant transformation into global cultural phenomenon, but they fell dramatically today after inve