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The Son of a Terrorist

Thanks to the team of Virgin Unite, I had the pleasure to meet Zak Ebrahim last night. He is the son of a terrorist. And, he is a gentle, soft spoken beautiful soul.

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Updated Skimer Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers at Kaspersky have discovered an improved version of Backdoor.Win32.Skimer infecting ATM machines worldwide.

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Open Studio completes coastal retreat on Australia's Mornington Peninsula


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Back in The 'Ham

I was over in my old stomping ground the other week, seeing my Mum who wasn't too well, and I managed to squeeze in a conflab with that man Luke Tonge, off of the Internet and the Monotype Recorder an

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What's the Difference Between Java and JavaScript?

For those who are just getting started with programming, be it server-side or client-side, it's inevitable that you're going to come across the programming languages Java and JavaScript.

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How to Secure an iOS App

Security is a key aspect of software development. Almost every mobile application deals with user information or communicates with a remote server.

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Create a Find and Replace Plugin in jQuery

If you have ever used jQuery, there is a pretty good chance that you also have used at least one of its countless plugins.

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How Dispatching Works in OpenCart

As a programmer, it’s important that you understand the flow of the system you’re working with—not just for the sake of being able to alter something when needed, but also because it’ll gi

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Come Work With Me!

CreativeMornings is hiring! Team CreativeMornings is looking to adopt a highly motivated, organized and upbeat Content Manager.

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♥ / Hover

A big thank you to Hover for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Finding and managing domain names can be a complicated mess, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Current Status

This GIF sums up my life.

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Data

“… Data paves the road to the bottom. It is the lazy way to figure out what to do next. It’s obsessed with the short-term.

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IN REALITY: a filmmaker’s investigation of unrequited love

Ann Lupo wants to take us on a journey through her wild imagination as she investigates her true life experience with unrequited love. I’d love to see this movie happen. I am backing it! You?

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Disco Ball Helmet

I totally want one of these disco ball helmets.

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The Pirate Bay Loses Its Main Domain Name In Court Battle

Dave Knott writes: The world's most popular torrent website, The Pirate Bay, is suffering a major blow after the Swedish Court ruled Thursday that it will seize the domain names 'ThePirateBay.se' and

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Introduction to Webpack: Part 2

In the previous tutorial we learned how to set up a Webpack project and how to use loaders to process our JavaScript.

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Telerik: You Know Angular. Now You Know Mobile.

Angular is one of the most widely used JavaScript frameworks today. With its simple and flexible component-based approach, it has managed to revolutionize the way data-driven web apps are created.

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Harvesting Ideas

“It is not simply the brightest who have the best ideas; it is those who are best at harvesting ideas from others.

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What Is jQuery?

Avid readers of Envato Tuts+ come from a wide variety of backgrounds in terms of experience, culture, and what they are looking to learn.

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Building a CMS: rubyPress

After creating a content management system (CMS) basic structure, and the actual server using Go and Node.js, you’re ready t

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How to create a better about us page

The about us page is where irrelevant content goes to die. Often it shouldn't exist at all. But when it does, let's at least make it useful.

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Solitude

“Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.” – Edward Gibbon (via Quietrev.com)

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Adam Harriden

Adam Harridan challenged the notion of showing up at an office building Monday to Friday working 14 hours a day for someone else.

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Daily Overview

I keep coming back to Daily Overview. Probably a metaphor to me needing to zoom out a lot these days to remind myself of the bigger picture, in life.

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Histography

“Histography” is an impressive interactive timeline that spans across 14 billion years of history, from the Big Bang to 2015.

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Scientists Develop 'Second Skin' To Smooth Wrinkles

An anonymous reader writes a report from CBS News: MIT researchers have developed a "second skin" that could be used to smooth wrinkles, protect skin from damage, or administer medications to treat sk

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'Battlefield 1' Trailer Most Liked In YouTube History, 'Infinite Warfare' Trailer Most Disliked

An anonymous reader writes: The Battlefield 1 reveal trailer has officially passed 20 million views, with around 1 million likes and just 18,500 dislikes.

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Panama Papers Affair Widens As Database Goes Online

In late April, it was reported there would be a huge new 'Panama Papers' data dump on May 9th.

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Newspaper Chain CEO 'Pleased' To Announce IT Plan, Then Fires Tech Staff

dcblogs writes from a report on Computerworld: The McClatchy Company, which operates a major chain of newspapers in the U.S., is moving IT work overseas.

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FTC Orders Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Samsung To Divulge Mobile Security Practices

coondoggie quotes a report from Networkworld: The Federal Trade Commission today said it issued a 10-page letter to eight leading players in the mobile communications arena requiring them to tell the

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Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary

An anonymous reader shared with us a BBC report on Uganda, where books are unbelievably expensive to afford.

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Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS

Opera has launched a new VPN app for iOS that is free to use and includes unlimited data. The app uses the US-based SurfEasy VPN service acquired by Opera last March.

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Google Testing a Radical Change By Turning People's Search Results Black

Google may have plans to do a visual tweak to its search results. The company appears to be testing black search result links since the weekend, according to multiple reports.

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4Mbps Still The Standard For One Govt Broadband Grant Program

An anonymous reader cites an Ars Technica report: Four U.S. senators say that the Internet speed standard for a government grant program shouldn't be stuck at 4Mbps.

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Security Expert Jailed For Reporting Vulnerabilities In Lee County, FL Elections

rootmon writes: Information Security Professional David Levin was arrested 3 months after reporting un-patched SQL injection vulnerabilities in the Lee County, Florida Elections Office run by Sharon H

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Microsoft Hits $1 Trillion In Total Cumulative Revenue: Reports

An anonymous reader writes: Microsoft has hit a major milestone: $1 trillion in all-time cumulative revenue. The finding was first spotted by Jeff Reifman, a tech consultant.

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Twitter Blocks Feds From Data Mining Service

An anonymous reader cites a report on USA Today: Online social media company Twitter has reportedly blocked U.S. intelligence agencies from access to a widely used data mining service it partly owns.

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Creators Of Siri Demo Their Next AI Assistant Viv, It's Far More Open Platform

A small company called Viv on Monday unveiled a "frictionless", artificially intelligent software also called Viv, which understands complicated human queries and connects with other apps to get your

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Former Facebook Workers: We Routinely Suppressed Conservative News

Michael Nunez, reporting for Gizmodo: Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network's influential "trending" news section, according to

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Five Solomon Islands Disappear Into The Pacific Ocean As A Result Of Climate Change

An anonymous reader writes: Climate change strikes again.

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MRI Opera Singing

Watch German baritone Michael Volle sing the Wagner aria “Song to the Evening Star” from Tannhäuser while undergoing a MRI scan. (via)

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks to Squarespace for continously sponsoring my blog and RSS feed. Needs vary.

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What Would Happen?

Woman deletes all of her email accounts. Instantly feels great. The end. — Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) May 6, 2016

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Creative Process

Don’t we all know what this feels like? Creative Process by Christoph Niemann.

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Dear mom,

“…Because I know that somewhere, out there, there is a mom who feels guilty every time she goes to “work” (whether it’s a job, a business, a personal creative project, or any vocatio

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SpriteKit From Scratch: Physics and Collisions

Introduction

In this tutorial, the third installment of the SpriteKit From Scratch series, we take a det

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Automate All the Things With Ansible: Part Two

Overview

This is part two of a two-part tutorial on Ansible.

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Automate All the Things With Ansible: Part One

Overview

This is part one of a two-part tutorial on Ansible. In this part you will learn what Ansible is, how to install and configure it, and how to install a local Vagrant cluster to test it.

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Flossie Lewis on Growing Old

I’d like to meet 91 year old Flossie Lewis. Just because her body is starting to go doesn’t mean her personality or character should.

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Free Course on Creating a New JavaScript Framework

Do you want to know how to create your own JavaScript framework?

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Introduction to Webpack: Part 1

It's fairly standard practice these days when building a website to have some sort of build process in place to help carry out development tasks and prepare your files for a live environment.