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Finland To Fly "Open Skies" Surveillance Flight Over Russia

jones_supa writes Inspectors from Finland will conduct an observation flight on March 23-27 over the Russian territory within the framework of the Treaty on Open Skies.

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Interviews: SMBC's Zach Weiner Answers Your Questions

Last week you had a chance to ask Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (SMBC) creator and monocle enthusiast Zach Weiner about his comics, reading classy, and his other projects.

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RMS Talks Net Neutrality, Patents, and More

alphadogg writes "According to Richard Stallman, godfather of the free software movement, Facebook is a "monstrous surveillance engine," tech companies working for patent reform aren't going nearly fa

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The First Billion-Pixel Mosaic of Mars

StartsWithABang writes In 2012, Mars Science Laboratory performed the first robotically-controlled soft landing of a vehicle of such incredible mass: nearly half a tonne.

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"Google Glass Isn't Dead!" Says Google's CEO Eric Schmidt

lord_rob the only on writes "After Google stopped selling its wearable Glass device in January this year, many people speculated that the controversial gadget was on its way out for good.

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Bring On the Boring Robots

malachiorion writes: After a successful 6-month pilot, Savioke's 'butler bots' are heading to hotels around the country. These are not sexy, scary, or even technically impressive machines.

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First Lawsuits Challenging FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Arrive

An anonymous reader writes: A small ISP based in Texas and an industry trade group have become the first to file lawsuits challenging the FCC's recent net neutrality rules.

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The 7 Original Godzilla Posters by Noriyoshi Ohrai

Godzilla is one monster, or kaiju, we all recognize from childhood.

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From here to eternity

Our calendar will last forever, literally: Each day of the week has its own page and its own typeface.

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March poster is done

The poster for March 2015 is, as always, 50×70cm in size (approx 20×28in), printed 2 colours on 160gsm Meta­Pa­per Rough.

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Barcelona bridge to be upgraded with smog-eating concrete and luminous pavements


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Your First WatchKit Application: User Interface

Last week, Apple announced the release date for Apple Watch. The company also released Xcode 6.2, which includes support for Apple Watch.

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Node.js Succinctly: Arrays

Node.js provides an Array object for collection manipulation. In general, a Node.js Array object
has the same behavior as a JavaScript Array object.

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Getting Started With Advanced Custom Fields

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you the basics of using the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin.

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Learn to Build a Chrome Extension in Our New Course

Learn how to create extensions for Google's Chrome browser. In 

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Windows Phone 8 Succinctly: Data Access—Network

Checking the Internet Connection

All Windows Phone devices have a built-in network connection but, for the same reason we learned how to locally store data, we need to be ready to m

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Social Authentication for Node.js Apps With Passport

It's already a well-established fact that passwords are inherently weak in natu

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Learn on the Go, With the New Tuts+ Courses Android App

If you want the flexibility to learn new skills wherever you are, then take a look at our Tuts+ Cours

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Google 'Experts' To Screen Android Apps For Banned Content

An anonymous reader writes Google has announced that it will start an official human-based screening process for all of the apps featured in its Google Play store, in a bid to "better protect the comm

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Die einzige richtige Richtung für Älter/Neuer-Pfeile (update)

sieht natürlich so aus wie bei uns im Blog und dies ist das mentale Modell dazu:

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Overmatter: 18.03.15

Hear Gail Bichler, design director of NYTimes Magazine, discuss the recent redesign in the latest MagHeroes podcast from Magpile… …while NYTimes graphics editor Jennifer Daniel reveals she’d lik

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Port goes biannual

The new issue of men’s independent Port lands next week, with a new format and redesign based around their move from quarterly to biannual.

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Perforated screens cover the facade of São Paulo apartment block by Studio MK27


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Debbie Millman: Louise Sandhaus

On this episode of Design Matters, Debbie Millman speaks with Louise Sandhaus about her macrobiotic past, her new book, and her struggles to get it published.

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Add Charts to Your Android App Using MPAndroidChart

If your app deals with a lot of data, using charts instead of tables to display that data could lead to a vastly better user experience.

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Programming With Yii2: Working With the Database and Active Record

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

If you're asking, "What's Yii?" check out my

in Design Observer: Main Posts

Frank Guan: Baudelaire: A Selection from 'Les Fleurs du Mal'

Excerpts from a new translation

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Custom Block Development in Magento

In this tutorial, we are going to explore Magento blocks, one of the essential components of the Magento architecture. We'll see the difference between structural and content blocks.

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Canary Home Security System

G and I installed (our Kickstarter purchased) Canary Home Security System today and we’re impressed. Easy to set up and an incredibly elegant user experience all around.

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Design Patterns: The Command Pattern

After covering a few creational and structural design patterns, we have started behavioral patterns now. You can see the first article in this category of the strategy pattern.

in You the Designer

Sources of Inspiration for Creatives

Creatives always look for inspiration to kickstart their personal or commissioned projects.

in You the Designer

Negative Space—Thought-Provoking Illustrations by Noma Bar

One of the core tenets of minimalism is the use of negative space.

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NTP's Fate Hinges On "Father Time"

Esther Schindler writes In April, one of the open source code movement's first and biggest success stories, the Network Time Protocol, will reach a decision point, writes Charlie Babcock.

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Magazine of the Week: Vestoj #5

Its thoughtful integration of word and image is why Vestoj is our choice magazine following the hectic fashion weeks this month: a publication that every fashionable magazine reader should be carrying

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10 Excellent Web Performance Optimization Blogs

These blogs will give you plenty of valuable web performance optimization tips, techniques and insights.

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Google’s Calendar App Finally Arrives on the iPhone

Google’s Calendar App Finally Arrives on the iPhone

Google finally released a Calendar app for i

in NETTUTS

New Course: iPhone App Development With Swift

Whether you are a seasoned iOS developer or just getting started, it pays to learn how to use the Swift programming language for your next app.

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Taste Kid

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♥ / Gallery – Free Responsive WordPress Theme

Thank you Dessign.net for sponsoring my RSS Feed this week. Gallery is a free, fully responsive WordPress theme, focused on a modern and clean layout to make your artwork stand out.

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Lifestyle choices on the Unfinished Business Podcast

I joined Andy Clarke and Jon Hicks on this week's Unfinished Business podcast. In the show we discuss why I left Headscape and my new work/life balance.

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The Astronomer Who Brought Us the Universe

StartsWithABang writes If all we were able to do was look up at the sky and see what we can see, no matter how powerful our instruments became, we would be extraordinarily limited in what we could lea

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In the Age of Free AAA Game Engines, Where Does Our Open Source Engine Stand?

New submitter erlend_sh writes The game development industry just got hit by a tidalwave of free: Unity 5, Unreal Engine 4 and Source 2 all give away their flagship product for free now.

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Classic Mac Icons Archive Bought By MOMA

mikejuk writes Susan Kare is the artist responsible for many of the classic Mac icons that are universally recognized.

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China's Arthur C. Clarke

HughPickens.com writes Joshua Rothman has a very interesting article in The New Yorker about Liu Cixin, China's most popular science-fiction writer, author of thirteen books who has retained his day j

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Tor Project Aims To Eclipse US Government Funding

An anonymous reader writes Developed by the U.S. Navy and the recipient of millions of dollars of government grants, the Tor Project is now aiming to ween itself off dependence of U.S.

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A Year On, What Flight Simulators Can't Prove About Flight MH370

NBC News, a year after the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight 370, has an interesting piece about various scenarios that would explain the plane's disappearance.

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Lenovo Still Shipping Laptops With Superfish

Ars Technica reports that weeks after Lenovo said it would stop selling computers with Superfish adware installed, it's still there for many purchasers of the company's laptops.

From the article:
Bas

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UK Gov't Asks: Is 10 Years In Jail the Answer To Online Pirates?

An anonymous reader writes with a link to this piece at TorrentFreak: Physical counterfeiters can receive up to 10 years in jail under UK copyright law but should online pirates receive the same maxim

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Google Chrome Requires TSYNC Support Under Linux

An anonymous reader writes It has been found out that Google's Chrome/Chromium web browser does not support slightly older versions of the Linux kernel anymore.

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Pakistan Builds Nuclear Reactors In Karachi, Sparking Fears of Disaster

schwit1 writes World leaders have fretted for years that terrorists may try to steal one of Pakistan's nuclear bombs and detonate it in a foreign country.

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Amazon Opening Imported Goods Store On Alibaba

itwbennett (1594911) writes "Amazon is usually on the other end of the 'if you can't beat em, join em' dynamic.

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State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida

An anonymous reader writes "The Florida Center for Investigative Reporting has an article in the Miami Herald about there being certain words state employees have been ordered to avoid: "We were told

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Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon

johntromp writes It took about 50,000 CPU hours and 4PB of disk IO, but now we know the exact number of legal 18x18 Go positions. Seeking computing power for the ultimate 19x19 count.

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Gym Class to the point

When Steven Gregor unveiled this design as the front cover of the new issue of his magazine-about-magazines Gym Class at the last Printout, I remember wondering whether he’d go through with it.