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Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal

An anonymous reader writes from a report via USA Today: Following the leak of nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee emails and the resignation of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, several

in Boagworld

Developer Oriented Project Management

As project managers we need to think about how developers work rather than expecting them to adapt to our mindset.

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Friday Link Pack

For reals. I am with her. – Yay, balloons! – Interesting read: Five things that can make you a better parent right now Agreed.

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UK Judge Calls For An Online Court Without Lawyers To Cut Costs

mi writes from a report via The Times: A senior judge has called for the establishment of an online court (Warning: source may be paywalled) that does not have lawyers and can deal with claims of up t

in Smashing Magazine

Getting Practical With Microcopy

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What Are WordPress Plugins?

Not long ago, we finished a series on How to Get Started With Wo

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Create a Custom Plugin in OpenCart 2.1.x.x: Part One

As a developer, it's always exciting to build custom stuff in any framework, and the same is true for OpenCart plugins as well. 

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Building a REST API With AWS SimpleDB and Node.js

SimpleDB is a remote database offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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An Introduction to Loopj

Loopj is an Android library for making asynchronous HTTP requests. I like it for its ease of use and simplicity.

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11 Sites to Help You Find Material Design Inspiration

A list of sites that will give you a near-endless supply of material design examples that you can draw inspiration from.

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Vintage Slotted Menu Board

I totally want one of these Vintage Slotted Menu Board to tell my kids whats on the menu this week, or to send subliminal messages to my team. But yikes, #expensive.

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How to write a better job advertisement

Writing a job description for a digital professional requires a unique approach. That is because demand outstrips supply.

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Vine's Source Code Was Accidentally Made Public For Five Minutes

An anonymous reader writes from The Register: Vine, the six-second-video-loop app acquired by Twitter in 2012, had its source code made publicly available by a bounty-hunter for everyone to see.

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Amazon Partners With UK Government To Test Drone Deliveries

An anonymous reader quotes a report from USA Today: [Recent rules from the Federal Aviation Administration mean delivery by drone is years away in the United States, but packages may be winging their

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China Releases Test Footage of Ballistic Missile Defense System

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mirror.co.uk: China has released footage of its first interception test of a mid-air ballistic missile, destroying a target miles above Earth.

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Nvidia Claims Its New Chip Is the 'World's Fastest GPU' for Game and VR Design

An anonymous reader shares a VentureBeat report: Nvidia announced today the Quadro P6000 graphics card for workstations, using the "world's fastest GPU." The graphics card is targeted at designers who

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Bitcoin Not Money, Rules Miami Judge In Dismissing Laundering Charges

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Miami Herald: Bitcoin does not actually qualify as money, a Miami-Dade judge ruled Monday in throwing out criminal charges against a Miami Beach man charged wi

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MIT Developed A Movie Screen That Brings Glasses-Free 3D To All Seats

An anonymous reader writes from a report via TechCrunch: MIT has developed a glasses-less 3D display for movie theaters.

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Facebook Admits Blocking WikiLeaks' DNC Email Links, But Won't Say Why

An anonymous reader writes: Facebook has admitted it blocked links to WikiLeaks' DNC email dump, but the company has yet to explain why.

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Twitter, a 10-Year-Old Company, Is Still Explaining What Twitter Is

Twitter investors have long expressed their concerns about the rate at which Twitter is growing.

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Millennials Are Obsessed With Side Hustles Because 'They're All' They've Got

Quartz ran an article over the weekend which captures a growing trend among millennials: to have a side job -- or as many of them call it, the "side-hustle." One of the reasons that people need this o

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Researchers Discover 110 Snooping Tor Nodes

Reader Orome1 writes: In a period spanning 72 days, two researchers from Northeastern University have discovered at least 110 "misbehaving" and potentially malicious hidden services directories (HSDir

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Solar Impulse 2 Plane Takes Off From Egypt On Final Leg Of World Tour

How long would it take an airplane to fly around the world without using any fuel? About 22 days of actual air time, according to Fusion.

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Sprint CEO Hints at Price Hikes Ahead of iPhone 7

An anonymous reader shares a CNET report: If you're considering jumping ship to Sprint to take advantage of its "half-off" promotion, don't dawdle.

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Nintendo Shares Plummet After Investors Realize It Doesn't Actually Make Pokemon Go

Sam Byford, reporting for The Verge: Nintendo shares have skyrocketed since Pokemon Go's release and instant transformation into global cultural phenomenon, but they fell dramatically today after inve

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Suspect Required To Unlock iPhone Using Touch ID in Second Federal Case

An anonymous reader shares a report on 9to5Mac: A second federal judge has ruled that a suspect can be compelled to unlock their iPhone using their fingerprint in order to give investigators access to

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NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication

An anonymous reader writes: "The U.S.

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Carol A Wilson reuses ranch house foundations to build Maine retreat


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Android From Scratch: Background Operations

Aside from the most basic of Android applications, everything you build will require at least some use of background threading to perform an operation.

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How to Write Your Own Python Packages

Overview

Python is a wonderful programming language and much more. One of its weakest points is packaging. This is a well-known fact in the community.

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CreativeMornings Podcast/ David Kelley

“Creative people are being asked to work on really important problems, problems that matter in the world, and the good news is we’re coming up with new-to-the-world solutions, and so it’s a

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Facebook Pitches Laser Beams As The High-Speed Internet Of The Future

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PCWorld: Facebook says it has developed a laser detector that could open the airwaves to new high-speed data communications systems that don't require dedicate

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Is digital transformation in danger of crushing your I.T. team?

Many I.T. departments are under impossible pressure. With ever more demanding needs and years of legacy and new tech, I.T. teams are looking for ways to keep up.

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Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet, Warns Amazon and Google of Power Shift

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Ars Technica: British Prime Minister Theresa May has given a stern warning to big business, telling the public to "think not of the powerful, but you." Spe