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EKAR Architects designs concrete-block Thailand house for vet and pharmacist siblings

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Glass corridors connect hemlock-clad cubes at New York artist residence by Gluck+

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Readability apps and why they annoy me

I use readability apps like Hemmingway and Grammarly all the time. But Marcus is not a fan. In this post, he shares his reasoning and I confess it is a compelling case.

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Friday Link Pack

– 20 minutes dinners! – Embroidery art! – Gather is a minimal, modular desk organizer. Really well done!

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Palm Jewelry Dish

This palm shaped jewelry dish is lovely.

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Pile of Good Things

“So what if instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time.

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Sounds of NYC

My studiomate Gabe just launched Sounds of NYC in collaboration with Breather (a service I LOVE). So simple. So lovely.

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Securing iOS Data at Rest: Protecting the User's Data

This is the first of three articles on securing user data at rest.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks to Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continuously. With Squarespace, you can create a professional website or portfolio that makes a statement.

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The Hello Bench

This bench concept made me laugh. For once a corporate video I actually enjoyed. (via Kyle)

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Normal

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car

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Pause Button For Email

INBOX PAUSE is a handy pause button for your inbox. It allows you to put new messages on hold, making it so they won’t appear in your Inbox until you are ready for them.

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Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

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Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More

Google has announced several news features for Google Home to help it better compete against the Amazon Echo.

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How to Use the jQuery Function to Select Elements

 

Web developers have had to overcome a lot of obstacles. Probably the biggest hurdle that we've faced is the browser itself.

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Apache vs. Nginx: Pros & Cons for WordPress

WordPress performance requirements can vary amongst projects, but one thing certainly remains the same throughout—it must be fast. 

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15 Best HTML5 Video Players

With the recent change of YouTube's policy of req

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How to Solve Android’s 13 Most Common Error Messages

Testing is a crucial part of Android development, allowing you to iron out all the bugs, errors and performance problems that may be lurking in your app, before you unleash it on the general public

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Building a Weather App With the DarkSky API

Building for the web is just about as much fun as anyone can have, especially when you’re working with an API to dynamically pull in data.

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How to start your promising career in UX design

When thinking about a career in UX, focusing on qualifications is not the answer. But a solid grasp of techniques and principles is essential.

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Change

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” — Max Planck From this article.

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Court Allows Case Over Violating Open Source License

Slashdot reader destinyland writes: The District Court for the Northern District of California recently issued an opinion that is being hailed as a victory for open source software.