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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.

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Le Bic House extension by Naturehumaine combines wood and steel panelling


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Working With JSON in Swift

The JSON data format is widely used across the modern web and it is one of the most common ways to transfer data.

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Introducing the WP REST API

With its inception in 2003, WordPress has grown up from merely a blogging platform to a full fledged content management system.

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Being a Grown Up

A few weeks ago I asked the following question: Never felt more grown-up than now in 2015. Have I peaked? What is the most grown-up experience one can have?

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Free Course: How to Become a Web Developer

Web development can be a daunting topic to get started with.

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Magento Theme Development: Series Finale

When I initially planned this series, it was intended to be a 15-article series, in which we planned to develop all the pages of the theme, including the shopping cart, checkout pages, login/sign u

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1st Circuit Injunction Re: TSA's New Mandatory AIT Search Rule Fully Briefed

saizai writes: I just filed my reply to the TSA's opposition to an emergency motion for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order (PI/TRO) against the TSA's new policy that arbitrarily ma

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Paramount and CBS File Lawsuit Against Crowdfunded, Indie Star Trek Movie

An anonymous reader writes: Back in August, an Indiegogo campaign raised $566,023 to produce Axanar, a Star Trek movie in development by an independent group of fans, who also happen to be film profes

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SpaceX To Test Recovered First Stage, Then Put It On Display

schwit1 writes: Rather than re-fly it, Elon Musk suggested that, after some testing, SpaceX will likely put its first recovered Falcon 9 first stage on display instead.

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Debian Founder Ian Murdock Has Died

Unknown Lamer writes: It has been confirmed that Debian founder Ian Murdock has died. From the Docker blog: "It is with great sadness that we inform you that Ian Murdock passed away on Monday night.

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Twitter Bans 'Hateful Conduct'

An anonymous reader writes: Twitter has updated their site rules to prohibit "behavior intended to harass, intimidate, or use fear to silence another user's voice." According to the new rules, "You ma

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List of Major Linux Desktop Problems Updated For 2016

An anonymous reader writes: Phoronix reports that Artem S. Tashkinov's Major Linux Problems on the Desktop has been updated for 2016.

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Posture Affects Standing, and Not Just the Physical Kind

An anonymous reader writes: As somebody who sits in front of a computer most of the day, and has for a number of years, this article at the NY Times struck a bit close to home.

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Open Source Roles: Starters vs. Maintainers

An anonymous reader writes: Mozilla developer James Long has posted a sort of internal monologue on the difficulties of being a hobbyist open source project maintainer.

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Physicists Figure Out How To Make Cleaner Fuel Cells

Mal-2 writes: An international group of scientists from Russia, France, and Germany have developed ion-exchange synthetic membranes based on amphiphilic compounds that are able to convert the energy o

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Coding Styles Survive Binary Compilation, Could Lead Investigators Back To Programmers

An anonymous reader writes: Researchers have created an algorithm that can accurately detect code written by different programmers (PDF), even if the code has been compiled into an executable binary.

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Apple Settles a $348M Fine With Italian Authorities For Tax Evasion

jaromil writes: Apple Italy, a subsidiary of Apple Sales International based in Ireland, has for years managed the company's sales on the Italian Peninsula.

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Emergency Room Visits From Distracted Walking Skyrocket

schwit1 writes: An estimated ten percent of pedestrian injuries that land people in emergency rooms are due to distracted walking, a recent study found.

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New York Begins Public Gigabit Wi-Fi Rollout

An anonymous reader writes: Workers in New York City have begun installing the city's first LinkNYC kiosks.

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Lessig: Future Tech Will Help Privacy Catch Up With the Internet

An anonymous reader writes: In a new interview, Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig shared his view of the future of privacy in this age of data breaches.

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Human Brain Still Beats Computers At Finding Messages and Meaning Within Noise

szczys writes: One thing the human brain still does a lot better than computers is to recognize patterns within noise.

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Revisiting Firefox’s DevTools

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Reams of US Voter Info Appear to Be Just Sitting Online

Reams of US Voter Info Appear to Be Just Sitting Online

According to a new report today, 1

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Coffey Architects completes brick-clad headquarters for a Chinese steelworks


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iOS From Scratch With Swift: Building a Shopping List Application 1

In the next two lessons, we'll put what we learned in this series into practice by creating a shopping list application.

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Magento Theme Development: Product Page, Part 1

Now that we have completed the home page and the category page, in this tutorial we'll start editing the third most important page of the eCommerce website: the product page.

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Fujitsu Spins Off Its PC and Mobile Divisions

An anonymous reader writes: Back in February, Sony unloaded the part of its business that built PCs. Now, a year later, competitor Fujitsu is doing the same.

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iOS From Scratch With Swift: Navigation Controllers and View Controller Hierarchies

On iOS, navigation controllers are one of the primary tools for presenting multiple screens of content.

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Getting Started with WooCommerce

In the following video, we're going to take a look at what's required to setup WooCommerce.

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How to Add Save, Heading and Note Options With Titan Framework

So far in this series, I've discussed all the major option types which you can add with Titan Framework. However, there are three simple option types which we are going to discuss today.

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Swift Is Open Source

It wasn’t that long ago that Apple surprised iOS developers with Swift. In the short time since then, it has enjoyed a rapid pace of adoption among the development community.

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A Beginners Guide to Titan Framework: Adding a Sortable Type Option

Today, I am going to discuss the sortable type option in Titan Framework.

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Paper (Ceramic) Mug

That moment where you love a Ceramic (Paper) Mug that was gifted to you *so* much you decide to buy 7 more to create a full set, and you realize it costs $58 and you fall off your chair. NOPE! OMG!

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Magento Theme Development: Category Page, Part 1

Congratulations on completing the home page of your new theme, and starting with the next page. In this tutorial, we'll start modifying the category page of our Magento theme. 

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How Tabs Should Work

Remy Sharp picks that old chestnut – tabs – and roasts it afresh on the open fire of JavaScript to see how a fully navigable, accessible and clickable set

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Hackers Have Infiltrated the US Power Grid's Control Networks

davidwr writes: A security researcher and the Associated Press are reporting that hackers have infiltrated many of the United States' power grid networks.

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Why Is So Much Reported Science Wrong

An anonymous reader writes: An article from Berkeley's California Magazine explains some of the reasons science reporting is often at odds with actual science.

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HTTP Error Code 451 Approved For Censored Web Pages

An anonymous reader writes: The Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG) has finally approved the new 451 status code for HTTP error messages involving web pages which have been repressed or removed

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SpaceX Lands Falcon 9 Rocket At Cape Canaveral

Rei writes: At 8:40 PM today, SpaceX successfully launched and relanded the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral, as well as delivering to orbit the last portion of ORBCOMM's communica

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Microsoft Buys Talko, Another Ray Ozzie Company

alphadogg writes: Every decade or so Microsoft seems to feel the need to buy a Ray Ozzie company.

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Drug Case In Ireland Has Fingerprints of Carnegie Mellon's Attack On Tor

blottsie writes: Newly released evidence shows that Irish detectives who worked the case of two convicted drug dealers may have also used data obtained through CMU's Software Engineering Institute's m

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NASA Is Creating a Virtual Reality Mission To Mars

An anonymous reader writes: The Mars 2030 Experience' is part of NASA's ongoing efforts to build public support in a real manned mission to the Red Planet.

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BBC Launches Machine-Translated Synthetic Voiceovers

An anonymous reader writes: The BBC News service is trialling a tool which provides synthesized journalist voice-overs in different languages, with translation provided by unspecified established onli

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Can Electric Signals In Earth's Atmosphere Predict Earthquakes?

sciencehabit writes with interesting news about a possible new avenue for earthquake prediction.