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How to Become an Adult

“We start on the path to genuine adulthood when we stop insisting on our emotional competence and acknowledge the extent to which we are – in many areas of our psyche – likely to be sharply

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♥ / Skillshare

A big thank you to Skillshare for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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Nanimarquina Rabari Rug 2

What a stunning (and pricy) rug. Hand-knotted and hand-woven by Doshi Levien.

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Advice to New Managers

1 earn trust by giving it 2 hire for EQ, train for IQ 3 eat lunch with your team 4 tell people their work matters 5 be a player-coach 6 feedback in private, praise in public 7 in victory, lead from ba

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Adobe XD Contest: Create An App Prototype With Your City's Best-Kept Secrets

(This article is kindly sponsored by Adobe.) Every city has its hidden spots: the best place to see the sunset, a cozy coffee shop that makes excellent espresso, or that impressive building you won’

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Visa Claims Chip Cards Reduced Fraud By 70%

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica:
Although only 59 percent of US storefronts have terminals that accept chip cards, fraud has dropped 70 percent from September 2015 to December 2017 for those r

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Donald Wexler pioneered prefab living in Palm Springs with Steel Houses

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Ex-Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing For Criticizing James Damore’s Memo

Former Google engineer Tim Chevalier sued the company, claiming he was fired for sharing politically liberal posts on Google's internal message boards.

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YouTube and Facebook Trending Tools Highlighted Parkland Conspiracy Theories

An algorithm change apparently designed to keep fake news out is precisely what put a Parkland conspiracy video at the top of YouTube's Trending section.

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Ikigai

Ikigai is a Japanese concept meaning “A Reason For Being”. More over on Wikipedia.

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“Although there are

“Although there are some examples of highly engaged communities being developed via technology (e.g., Peloton riders), when it comes to belonging, real connection will most likely come from in-p

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How to Keep Going

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This Room. This View.

This room. This view. A dream!

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I feel this

I feel these photographsby Sakir Yildirim.

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GifMuse

Lots of mesmerizing GIFs, like the ones above, can be found over on GIFMUSE.

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Eye Poster

Eye-catching poster by German artist and graphic designer Marta Fromm.

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One Word Resolutions

These one word resolution prompts seem like an interesting way to help form new habits. Could be used as a playful tool in an office environment.

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Progress

“Progress is never permanent, will always be threatened, must be redoubled, restated and reimagined if it is to survive.” – Zadie Smith

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♥ / Miss D

A big thank you to Miss D for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Imagine what would happen if you let a couple of enthusiast photographers build a language app?

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Designing A Perfect Responsive Configurator

Here’s a little challenge for you. How would you design a responsive interface for a custom car configurator?

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Getting Started In Public Speaking: Global Diversity CFP Day

A CFP, or Call For Proposals (sometimes also known as a Call For Papers), is a request for speakers to send their proposed talk ideas to a conference.

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Silicon Valley Singles Are Giving Up On the Algorithms of Love

The Washington Post: Melissa Hobley, an executive at the dating app OkCupid, hears the complaints about the apps [being unable to find good matches] regularly and thinks they get a bad rap.

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10 designs for dogs, from miniature IKEA furniture to a canine-friendly staircase

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The NY Times Fires Tech Writer Quinn Norton, and It’s Complicated

Quinn Norton was hired by the paper of record to write about “the power, culture and consequences of technology.” Then those consequences kicked in.

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Code a Widget for Android: Input and Display

Since Android 1.5, application widgets have enabled users to get information, control apps, and perform crucial tasks, all from the comfort of their homescreens.

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Scented Sacred Geometry Tattly

Today’s Tattly release is a multisensory experience combining the calming scent of Eucalyptus, a sound meditation, and six sacred geometric shapes.

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Replacing jQuery With Vue.js: No Build Step Necessary

It’s been impossible to ignore all of the hype surrounding JavaScript frameworks lately, but they might not be the right fit for your projects.

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Website SWOT analysis: A ‘How To’ Example of Best Practice

Because companies often have a confused view of their digital strategy it is often useful to bring some order to the chaos with a website SWOT analysis.

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A Comprehensive Guide To Mobile App Design

(This is a sponsored article.) More than ever, people are engaging with their phones in crucial moments. The average US user spends 5 hours per day on mobile.

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Using SSE Instead Of WebSockets For Unidirectional Data Flow Over HTTP/2

When building a web application, one must consider what kind of delivery mechanism they are going to use.

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Cryptocurrency Classes Are Coming To Campus

While the price of Bitcoin has dropped since Christmas, the virtual currency boom has shown no signs of cooling off in the more august precincts of America's elite universities.

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SHoP completes first building at Brooklyn's Domino Sugar Factory site

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Creating Your First Angular App: Implement Routing

Before going ahead with this tutorial, it is a good idea to summarize everything we have done so far in order to avoid any confusion and errors.

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Tug

I was beyond bummed when I learned Apple killed the MagSafe on their latest laptops. I am clumsy and tend to trip over cables and thanks to MagSafe my laptops didn’t go flying. No longer.

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Windows of San Francisco

Windows of San Francisco is an interactive “documentary” featuring views from 100 windows around San Francisco. What a wonderfully conceptual, slightly voyeuristic experiment!

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The Things Inside Your Head

“The things that you put inside your head are like lego blocks. If you are trying to build with just with one shape and one colour your creations will always be limited.

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Persisted WordPress Admin Notices: Part 4

So far in this series, we've covered two separate ways to dismiss persistent WordPress admin notices.

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Creating Your First Angular App: Components, Part 2

In the third tutorial of the series, you learned how to crea

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Here Is The World

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” ― Frederick Buechner

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Outline Rubber Stamp Set

This rubber stamp set is looooovely! Oh the possibilities!

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Taking A Look At The State Of Progressive Images And User Perception

“Progressive Images” is a hot topic these days. We often come across articles explaining techniques on how to avoid showing an empty space where an image will load.

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Magic

I’ve had a pretty remarkable a few days in Los Angeles this past weekend and felt like I got to see a glimpse of the magic that’s inside of me, coming into my true power.

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Mobile App With Facial Recognition Feature: How To Make It Real

Imagine an application that can, in real time, analyze a user’s emotional response while they’re interacting with an app or website.

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Visualising Your User Research – Are Personas the Answer?

User Personas have long been the go-to tool for visualizing what we learn about users. But is it always the right tool and are their better alternatives?

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Exploring New Worlds: A Smashing Creativity Challenge

Time flies! Did you know that it has been more than nine years already since we first embarked on our wallpapers adventure?

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Man Sues T-Mobile For Allegedly Failing To Stop Hackers From Stealing His Cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, a lawsuit was filed against T-Mobile claiming that the company's lack of security allowed hackers to enter his wireless account last fall and steal cryptocoins worth thousands of dol

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Slack's Vancouver offices occupy warehouse repurposed by Leckie Studio

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Error and Performance Monitoring for Web & Mobile Apps Using Raygun

Fixing a bug is a whole lot easier when you know how it occurred, but that may not always be the case.

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Using Luxon for Date and Time in JavaScript

Working with date and time can be a confusing task for developers beginning with JavaScript.

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Goober Candles

These candles by Area Ware are stunningly sculptural. Don’t think I could get myself to lighting them.

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Code a Measuring App With ARKit: Interacting and Measuring

Along with many other things which have quickly been replaced by our modern technology, it looks as if the common tape measure may be the next to go.

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15 Membership Plugins for Adding Members to Your WordPress Site

The landscape of blogging, marketing, and content creation has radically changed over the past several years.

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Think Less, Embrace More: Inspiring Desktop Wallpapers For February 2018

Time flies by… The first month of the new year is already behind us, and with February just around the corner, it's time for some fresh inspiration.

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Ethereum Startup Vanishes After Seemingly Making $11, Leaves Message: 'Penis'

CaptainDork shares a report from Motherboard: An Ethereum startup called Prodeum disappeared from the web on Sunday after raising a grand total of $11 USD from investors in a crowdsale.