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Authorization With Pundit

Pundit is a tool that allows you to restrict certain parts of your Rails application to authorized users. It does this by providing you with certain helpers.

in Slashdot

WHO Issues a List of 12 Most Worrying Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Artem Tashkinov quotes a report from Medical Xpress: The World Health Organization has issued a list of the top dozen bacteria most dangerous to humans, warning that doctors are fast running out of tr

in Dezeen

CO-AP adds contemporary concrete and glass extension to Sydney home

in Boagworld

What is a chatbot and should you care? All you need to know.

You may think you know what a chatbot is and have dismissed them as a gimmick. But they might be worth another look.

in swissmiss

Friday Link Pack

– This door stopper made me chuckle. – This is a beautiful wall mounted scratch post. – Courage by John Perkins.

in Boagworld

The Future of User Experience Lies in Your Hands

The future of user experience lies in our hands. It depends on our willingness to step out of our comfort zones. To look beyond screen design.

in Slashdot

Study Reveals Bot-On-Bot Editing Wars Raging On Wikipedia's Pages

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: A new study from computer scientists has found that the online encyclopedia is a battleground where silent wars have raged for years.

in Spiekerblog (en)

Spiekerstuff is on p98a

We keep making all sorts of things – posters, magazines, notebooks, house numbers – and some of those used to be available from the website aptly named spiekerstuff.com.

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Friday Link Pack

Where the Sounds From the World’s Favorite Movies Are Born – A Philly Guy Filled a Crack in the Street With Sprinkles – Good vibes only.

in Slashdot

PewDiePie Calls Out the 'Old-School Media' For Spiteful Dishonesty

New submitter Shane_Optima writes: After losing his Youtube Red show and his contract with Disney, the owner of the most subscribed channel on Youtube, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg (aka "PewDiePie"), has

in NETTUTS

Check Out Our New Guide to Learning JavaScript

Do you want to learn JavaScript?

in NETTUTS

Building Your Startup: Meetings With Multiple Participants

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

in swissmiss

Enjoyment

“Enjoyment appears at the boundary between boredom and anxiety, when the challenges are just balanced with the person’s capacity to act.” ― Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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Concrete Tissue Box Cover

Loving this concrete tissue box cover.

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Personalized Pillow Case

Oh, there’s some fun to be had with these personalized pillow cases.

in NETTUTS

New Course on Reactive Programming With RxJS

ReactiveX

Reactive programming is a way of coding with asynchronous data streams that makes a lot of

in swissmiss

Toast Sweater PJ

This toast pattern on this PJ made me chuckle. Also available as duvet covers.

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That Red Thing

A solid aluminum bar, painted a striking red-orange, and bearing the text “TO PLACE AMONG OTHER COLORS AND FORMS.” Made me look.

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♥ / Shoeboxed

Big thanks to Shoeboxed for sponsoring this week’s RSS feed. Paper piles and taxes have a way of getting in between humans and the work that matters.

in Boagworld

How to Use Psychology to Shape Your Ecommerce Success

Psychology is a powerful sales tool. But how can we leverage it on our ecommerce sites, while avoiding the danger of taking things too far?

in Slashdot

GitHub Commits Reveal The Top 'Weekend Programming' Languages

An anonymous reader writes:
Google "developer advocate" Felipe Hoffa has determined the top "weekend programming languages," those which see the biggest spike in commit activity on the weekends.

in Web Designer Wall

Best Email Marketing Tips to Increase Engagement & Subscribers

Email is your post powerful marketing channel when used well.

in Boagworld

A beginner’s guide to making your organisation more digitally friendly

This April I am going to be running a one day workshop in London as part of the Ground Control Event. If you want practical advice on shifting your organisational culture, come join me.

in NETTUTS

Getting Started With Cassandra: Using CQL API and CQLSH

Apache Cassandra is one of the most popular open-source distributed database systems available.

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Baguette Tote

If I lived in France I would totally own one of these Baguette Totes.

in Boagworld

How To Convince Your Boss To Pay For Training

There is a chronic under-investment in training around digital subjects. This leads to employee turnover, a lack of innovation and a failure to keep up with digital evolution.

in Slashdot

French Politician Uses Hologram To Hold Meetings In Two Cities At the Same Time

neutrino38 writes: The French presidential election is approaching fast. One of the candidates, Jean-Luc Melanchon, used a hologram to hold two public meetings at once.

in Ace Jet 170

Is that Switzerland in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me?

My interest in cartography intensifies inline with the concentration of cartography. Sheets are lovely but an atlas! With an atlas comes a frenzy of map-joy. And a pocket guide!

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Friday Link Pack

I have reached the point where I am searching for relaxing videos on YouTube. The current U.S. politics are giving me anxiety and crushing my heart.

in NETTUTS

How to Use Apple's CloudKit for Push Notifications

Introduction

Apple introduced their CloudKit framework alongside iOS 8 in 2014.

in swissmiss

The Confessions Game

With the help of a dice and some cards, the Confessions Game asks participants to answer a series of questions around career, sex, money, relationships, family, gently inviting everyone to share impor

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♥ / Nootype

Big thanks to Nootype for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Nootype is a type foundry based in Switzerland. Its main goal is to offer new and fresh typefaces for various uses.

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Batsheva Dance Company

I just got back from enjoying a performance by the Batsheva Dance Company. What a beautiful experience! I know absolutely *nothing* about contemporary dance and was sitting there with eyes wide open.

in Slashdot

Researchers Unveil First Ever Blueprint To Construct a Large Scale Quantum Computer

haruchai quotes a report from Phys.Org: An international team, led by a scientist from the University of Sussex, have today unveiled the first practical blueprint for how to build a quantum computer,

in NETTUTS

How to Migrate to Amazon In-App Purchasing From Google's

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Welcome.

in NETTUTS

Understanding Nested Routing in React

React is a JavaScript library built by Facebook for building user interfaces.

in swissmiss

Lunch Box Book

Your friends might think you love to read but nope, you just like to eat! This Lunch Box Book made me laugh.

in NETTUTS

New Course: Start Coding With ASP.NET Core

It's never been a better time to get started with ASP.NET. Not only has the ASP.NET team redesigned the framework from the ground up, but they've made it completely open source and cross-platform.

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Authentication in Rails Using Clearance

Clearance is a simple authentication system with email and password built by the team at Thoughtbot. It has opinionated defaults but is intended to be easy to override.

in NETTUTS

Mathematical Modules in Python: Statistics

Statistical analysis of data helps us make sense of the information as a whole. This has applications in a lot of fields like biostatistics and business analytics. 

in Smashing Magazine

Redesigning The Paris Metro Map

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Building Your Startup: Advanced Scheduling Commands

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

in Slashdot

Server Runs Continuously For 24 Years

In 1993 a Stratus server was booted up by an IT application architect -- and it's still running.
An anonymous reader writes:
"It never shut down on its own because of a fault it couldn't handle," says

in NETTUTS

Swift From Scratch: Variables and Constants

In the first article of Swift From Scratch, you learned about Xcode play

in NETTUTS

Android Sensors in Depth: Proximity and Gyroscope

Why always expect users to tap buttons on their touchscreens?