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Clinton Hints At Tech Industry Compromise Over Encryption

An anonymous reader writes: At the Democratic presidential debate last night, Marques Brownlee asked the candidates a pointed question about whether the government should require tech companies to imp

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How Amazon's Drone Deliveries Will Work

An anonymous reader writes: In a new interview, Amazon has revealed details of the drone delivery program they're building out.

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German Automakers Working On Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tech

An anonymous reader writes: For the past several years, Japan has been trying to encourage development of hydrogen fuel cell technology for cars.

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Weak Electrical Field Found To Carry Information Around the Brain

Zothecula writes: In a development that could lead to improved understanding of memory formation and epilepsy, scientists have discovered a new way information may be traveling throughout the brain.

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Tension Escalates Between Netflix and Its TV Foes

An anonymous reader writes: Viewership numbers are vital within the TV industry. For years, the networks have relied upon ratings to make money — higher numbers mean higher ad revenue.

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Apple Releases 2015 EEO-1 Diversity Data Over Weekend

theodp writes: Just days after it came under fire for dismissing a call for diversity as "unduly burdensome and not necessary," Apple quietly released its 2015 EEO-1 diversity report (dated 10/6/2015,

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A Small Secret Airstrip In Africa Is the Future of America's Way of War

HughPickens.com writes: Reuters reports that the Pentagon is quietly building up a small airstrip in a remote region of east Africa that is a complex microcosm of how Washington runs military operatio

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Fraud Detected In Science Research That Suggested GMO Crops Were Harmful

An anonymous reader writes: Three science papers that had suggested that genetically modified crops were harmful to animals and have been used by activist groups to argue for their ban have been found

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Whatsapp Will Become Free, Companies Can Pay To Reach Users

speedplane writes: The popular messaging service, Whatsapp, will soon become free (they previously charged $0.99 per year after the first).

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What's In a Tool? a Case For Made In the USA

szczys writes: You have the choice of buying a wrench made in the USA and one made in China. Which one should you buy? The question is not a straightforward one.

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Sensors Slip Into the Brain, Then Dissolve When Their Job Is Done

An anonymous reader writes: Silicon-based electronic circuits that operate flawlessly in the body for some number of days--soon weeks--and then harmlessly dissolve: they're what University of Illinois

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AMD Rips 'Biased and Unreliable' Intel-Optimized SYSmark Benchmark

MojoKid writes: AMD is making a stink about SYSMark, a popular benchmarking program that's been around for many years, and one the chip designer says is not reliable.

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Tesla windscreen factory in Peru features fluted and coloured glass fittings


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Clan Wars

If you go down to the woods today…then make your way through the trees…and pop out the other side (just like the Ancient Clan O'Neill probably did around the middle of the thirteenth century) you

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New Media Titan The Huffington Post Will Soon Unionize

New Media Titan The Huffington Post Will Soon Unionize

The Huffington Post will be the

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You Just Won the Lottery. Now Here’s What You Do: Nothing

 Nothing

To all the dreamers out there, we've got your answers. But you're not going to like it.

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13 Experimental Display Fonts

We love finding top notch free files and sharing them with our readers. We do the searching so you don’t have to. This saves you time and helps you focus on what’s important.

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Getting Started With Telerik AppBuilder

Introduction

Many web developers shy away from developing mobile apps thinking it would take too long for them to learn the ropes of mobile application development.

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Get Started Building Your Blog With Parse.js: Categories

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

First of all, welcome to the finale of this tutori

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Understanding the Magic of Bloom Filters With Node.js & Redis

In the right use case, Bloom filters seem like magic.

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A Quick Guide to Custom Fields and Post Metadata

WordPress is a powerful and easy-to-use content management system (CMS) out of the box. The default "Page" and "Post" content types are enough for many websites and blogs.

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Love, Sex and Attachement

I thoroughly enjoyed this conversation between Krista Tippett and Helen Fisher on Love, Sex and Attachment.

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What's New in Rails 5? Find Out in Our New Course

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Ruby on Rails has changed the world of web d

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iOS 9: An Introduction to ReplayKit

Introduction

ReplayKit is a new framework that was introduced alongside iOS 9. It allows game developers to give players the ability to easily record and share gameplay.

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IFTTT and WordPress: Automating (Almost) Everything You Do With Your Website

How do you deal with the mundane, repetitive tasks in your WordPress project? Probably with some plugins. Or maybe you choose to (or have to) do them by yourself, manually.

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Factory Girl 101

Factory Girl image

This two-part mini-series was written for people who want to j

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Quiz: What is Web Development?

Do you think you have what it takes to become a web developer? Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the basic languages and concepts of web development.

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Verizon Accused of Helping Spammers By Routing Millions of Stolen IP Addresses

An anonymous reader writes: Spamhaus, an international non-profit organization that hunts down spammers, is accusing Verizon of indifference and facilitation of cybercrime because it failed for the pa

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An indispensable tool for in-house digital teams

In-house digital teams face a host of challenges. But creating a service manual is a great start to addressing many of them.

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Marvel’s Black Panther Officially Brings on Creed Director

Marvel’s Black Panther Officially Brings on Creed Director

After months of rumors and spec

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Winter Stations proposals unveiled for Toronto's frozen beaches


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Google Fit for Android: An Overview

What Is Google Fit?

Google Fit is included in Google Play Services and allows developers to store fitness data for users in order to help users ke

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Building a CMS: goPress

Go is a network-centric programming language developed by Google that makes writing network related programs easy.

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Facebook, Shutterfly Face Lawsuits For Using Facial Recognition To ID Photos

Lucas123 writes: A federal judge has denied a motion by Shutterfly to dismiss a civil case against it claiming it violated privacy laws by collecting and scanning face geometries from uploaded images

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Optimist Design creates Red Bull music studio inside former Berlin power station


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How to Use Generics in Swift

Generics allow you to declare a variable which, on execution, may be assigned to a set of types defined by us.

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Recurring Profiles in OpenCart

The subscription-based model is a useful and popular model which allows you to set up recurring payments in your e-commerce store.

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Paper Display

This minimal Paper Display gently curves its contents, providing them with the structure they need to stand. I can think of several uses. Bookmarked!

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Wrist Bangles

Lovely: Minimal Wrist Bangles, hand-made in Brooklyn.

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LEGO Lunch Box

I am not convinced this LEGO Lunch box is all that practical but it sure would make a my little boy’s head explode!

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Egg Slide

If I was an egg I’d want to call this Egg Slide my home.

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Data Persistence and Sessions With React

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Having a “remember me” function is a very useful feature, and implementa

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The Benefits of WP Engine Developer Tools

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

If you're like me, you've been a passionate self-hos

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CreativeMornings with Mac Premo

My friend Mac Premo recently spoke at CreativeMornings/NYC. In his talk he discusses the relationship between his art and commercial practices, and how they enhance each other.

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Face Swap Live

Want to see your kids giggle their heads off? Download Face Swap Live and swap your face with your kid. I haven’t laughed this much in a while. (via Cesar)

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A Trip To The Faroe Islands

These images of Faroe Island make me want to book a plane ticket. Photo by Alex Mazurov and Anastasia Glebova.

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♥ / Squarespace

I am grateful and thrilled to kick off the new year with Squarespace as this week’s blog/RSS feed sponsor.

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What are you Willing to Struggle For?

“Who you are is defined by the values you are willing to struggle for. People who enjoy the struggles of a gym are the ones who get in good shape.

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Unforgettable Thank You Notes

How to write unforgettable thank you notes. (via Chris)

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Movi, the Live Event Camera

A few weeks back I had the honor to experience a first proto-type of Movi, a brand-new live event camera by the team of Livestream. Movi lets you edit video on the fly and stream live or share later.

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Ask Slashdot: Composing an e-Book With a Couple of Bells and Whistles

New submitter Cbhihe writes: I want to edit an e-book, a scientific textbook to be distributed on the Kindle tablet to be exact. The book is written.