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Apple Says Air Exposure Is Causing iPhone 6s Battery Problems

Last month, Apple announced a repair program for a "small number" of iPhone 6s phones that suffer from faulty batteries.

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Apple To Start Publishing AI Research To Hasten Deep Learning

In what is a major deviation in its strategy, Apple will allow its artificial intelligence teams to publish research papers for the first time.

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T-Mobile CFO: Less Regulation, Repeal of Net Neutrality By Trump Would Be 'Positive For My Industry'

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TmoNews: T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter spoke at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York City, and he touched a bit on President-elect Dona

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Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss, Report Says

Some headphones marketed for children may not restrict enough noise for young ears.

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Vinyl Records Outsold Digital Downloads In the UK Last Week

Sales of vinyl outstripped those of downloaded music for the first time since the advent of digital downloads last week in the UK.

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Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S8 Flagship Smartphone Won't Have a Headphone Jack: Report

Samsung is planning to ditch headphone jack in its next flagship smartphone, called the Samsung Galaxy S8, reports SamMobile, a Samsung-focused blog that has a pretty good track record with these thin

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YouTube Pays Music Industry $1 Billion From Ads

YouTube, the music industry's enemy No. 1 earlier this year, said Tuesday it has paid more than $1 billion in advertising revenue to artists, labels and publishers in the last 12 months.

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Game of Phones

Turn your trusty cellular companion into the subject of a scavenger hunt between you and your friends: Game of Phones.

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NPR’s Book Concierge

The NPR Book Concierge let’s you filter and search over 300 titles that the NPR staff and critics loved this year.

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Public Speaking with a Buddy

Lara Hogan stands up and goes it alone to expound on the benefits of presenting on stage with a buddy.

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Motivating management and colleagues to embrace change

To create better user experiences or encourage digital adoption, we need to bring change. But getting colleagues to change is hard. Here are four things you need to be doing right now.

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Thoughtfulness

“If there were one word that could act as a standard of conduct for one’s entire life, perhaps it would be thoughtfulness.” – Confucius

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Crazy Horn

We all should blow our crazy horn at bit more often. Print by Marc Johns.

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Amazon Go

Amazon has created a small grocery store in Seattle that allows customers to grab items off shelves and walk out without having to wait in a checkout line. They’re charged automatically.

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Creating a Weekly Research Cadence

Wren Lanier sets aside time to explore the benefits of a regular schedule for user research.

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Should We Really Embrace Failure?

When you work in digital you hear all the time that we should embrace our failure. But is that true and how do we convince our boss of that?

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Internet of Stranger Things

Seb Lee-Delisle lights up our 2016 advent series with an illuminating guide to making your own Stranger Things style fairy lights to pick up messages from the upside-dow

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9 Simple CSS Image Filters

CSS image filters are a quick way to tweak images in the browser without resorting to Photoshop.

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British Film Institute To Digitize 100,000 Old TV Shows Before They Disappear

An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: Thousands of British TV programs are to be digitized before they are lost forever, the British Film Institute says.

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Amanda Levete's firm proposes multi-storey football pitches for central London

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Quiz: Choose the Right Front-End JavaScript Framework for Your Project

Need help deciding which JavaScript framework you should use for your next exciting project? Find out which front-end framework you should learn in our quiz!

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Google Cloud Storage: Managing Files and Objects

In the first part of this two-part tutorial series, we had an overvi

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How to Run Unix Commands in Your Python Program

Unix is an operating system which was developed in around 1969 at AT&T Bell Labs by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie.

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Firebase for Android: Notifications and App Invites

While building your app to provide a great experience is incredibly important, engaging with new and existing users is even more important to the long-term success of your app.

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Ignite Talk by Yours Truly

At a recent un-conference at the Kickstarter HQ a few weeks back I was invited to give an Ignite talk. Here it is!

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Haptic Feedback in iOS 10

Haptic feedback adds a whole new dimension to mobile user interaction. Learn how to use the new iPhone 7 haptic feedback APIs to provide your users with a tactile response.

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Google Cloud Storage: Managing Buckets

Google Cloud Storage (GCS) is a very simple and powerful object storage offering from Google as a part of its

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♥ / Roadmunk

Big thanks to Roadmunk for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week! Roadmunk is an enterprise SaaS platform that allows users to create visual roadmaps in a collaborative environment.

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Building Your Startup: Improving the Mobile Web

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

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OK Go – The One Moment

OK Go’s latest music video is a visual firework, once again. My head nearly exploded!

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Ugly Sweater Time

Get your ugly sweaters out everyone, Christmas is fast approaching! Or, you can wear one with this new Reindeer Tattly by Berkley Illustration.

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A Man Without Ethics

‘A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.’ – Albert Camus (via)

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Dwiss Recycling Center

Loving this beautifully designed recycling center by Dutch designer Paul Timmer. (I would also be ok with that kitchen!)

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Lawrence Lessig Calls For The Electoral College to Choose Clinton Over Trump

Lawrence Lessig's new op-ed in the Washington Post argues against the idea "that the person who lost the popular vote this year must nonetheless become our president." (Paywalled version here, free ve

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Exploring Devise, Part 2

Introduction

In the first part of the tutorial, we learned how to install Devise an

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All Courses Reduced to $3 for Cyber Monday!

This Cyber Monday, instead of stocking up on material things, why not invest in learning some valuable new skills?

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What's New in Node 6?

Node.js has seen rapid and widespread adoption in the web development community, but for a long time it had a reputation for being slow to grow and evolve. 

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How to Speed Up Your Slow WordPress Website

If you have ever been stuck in traffic, you know there is always someone up ahead texting, rubbernecking or just driving too slow.

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Common React Native App Layouts: Login Page

In this series, you'll learn how to use React Native to create page layouts commonly used in mobile apps.

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Building Your Startup: The Dashboard Foundation

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This tutorial is part of the 

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The Empathy Toy

This made me look: The Empathy Toy is a blindfolded puzzle game that can only be solved when players learn to understand each other.

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Hopes

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela (via)

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Snowflake Tattly

Loving this Snowflake Tattly. It just went on sale.

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LED Tinsel Wreath

I am totally into this LED Light-Up Tinsel Wreath.

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How To Delight Your Clients With Web Analytics

Creating useful analytics reports that a client can understand is hard. In a rare guest post, Dean Levitt from Teacup Analytics shows us how.

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Short Stories for Bored Commuters

Love this simple idea: Machines dispensing short stories for bored French commuters.

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What is Breakfast?

(via)

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Solange | Cranes in the Sky

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Hope

Hope is a state of mind, not a state of the world Either we have hope within us or we don’t. Hope is not a prognostication—it’s an orientation of the spirit.

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20 Brutalist Sandcastles

These 20 brutalist sandcastles took my breath away.

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Sea Ice In Arctic and Antarctic Is At Record Low Levels This Year

dryriver quotes a report from CNN: For what appears to be the first time since scientists began keeping track, sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic are at record lows this time of year.