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Goals

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.” – Albert Einstein

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CreativeMornings Kickstarter

Have you ever attended a CreativeMornings? Or have you been inspired by CreativeMornings talks online or via our Podcast? Then please support this beautiful engine of generosity.

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'Flash Crash' Trader Navinder Sarao Faces US Extradition

mrspoonsi writes with this excerpt from the BBC: Navinder Sarao, the trader accused of helping to trigger the U.S. "flash crash," can be extradited to face trial, a court has ruled.

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Drawing A Cartoon In Illustrator

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Makoto Azuma's New York exhibition aims to make visitors "radically reconsider the power of flowers"


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A Quick Guide to the WordPress Customizer Interface

Themes let you customize every aspect of the design and functionality of a WordPress site. But what if you want to let your client customize some aspect of the theme?

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Base64 Encoding and Decoding Using Python

Say you have a binary image file you wanted to transfer across a network.

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Be Water My Friend

Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience

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Android From Scratch: Setting Up the Development Environment

So you've decided to take your first steps into learning about Android app development. Great choice.

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Why people actually love open source platforms

Marcus shares some thoughts about why clients really want an open source CMS. He believes it isn't open source people want, but flexibility in supplier.

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Set Up Fraud Detection Using the FraudLabs Pro Library in OpenCart

If you're dealing with an e-commerce business, you know that sometimes you'll have to deal with unwanted interruptions or suspicious information, such as spamming or fraudulent information submissi

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Autism Associated With Shorter Lifespan, According To UK Charity Study

Cognitive Dissident writes: It's only one study, but the results are disturbing.

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Multisite Enhancements in WordPress 4.4

I'm a big fan of WordPress Multisite: I use it to manage a small network of client sites, hold all of my demo sites in one place, and also run a network allowing people to create their own custom s

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Display the Last WordPress Query in 60 Seconds

If you're working on a project that's built on WordPress, then you may find yourself in a situation where displaying the most recently executed query is useful.

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Case Study Cylinder Plant Pot With Stand

Love this raised cylinder plant pot.

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Free Coffee Break Course: Using Linux for Ruby Development

Want to work in Ruby? Consider switching to Linux.

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Building an Anonymous Slack Bot Using Ruby and Sinatra

If you have not been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll have heard about Slack or are most probably using it in your company.

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Reports: NVIDIA Launching a Distro of Its Own

An anonymous reader writes: There are unconfirmed reports that NVIDIA is working on its own Linux distribution dubbed "NLINUX." This NLINUX is supposedly a Linux platform optimized for gamers and simi

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Brinkworth designs "honed and clean" interior for Supreme Paris store


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20 Useful WordPress Calendar Plugins

The first thing I think of when I hear "WordPress" and "calendar" is the default calendar widget that displays WordPress Posts by date.

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Introduction to Docker and Kubernetes

Large-scale distributed systems made of multiple cooperating services are becoming increasingly important. These systems run on clusters of hundreds, thousands or more servers.

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The World of Python

I believe that you may be a newcomer to Python, or looking around for the best programming language to learn.

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Android From Scratch: An Overview of Android Application Development

Introduction

As of early 2016, there are well over a billion people actively using Android, a Unix-like mobile operating system that runs on pho

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Joe Gebbia: How Airbnb designs for trust

Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another’s homes. Here’s his story!

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Create a Custom "Order Total" Extension in OpenCart

In this article, we’re going to create a custom order totals extension in OpenCart. The order totals extensions allow you to manipulate the order amount during the checkout.

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Monday Morning Design Inspiration

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Code.org Hacked, Emails and Locations Data of Volunteers Compromised

An anonymous reader allegedly quoting an email from Code.org, claims that the database of the non-profit organization has been breached: Some personal data was accessed on our web site by a firm explo

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Ui/Ux et al

A few days ago I replied to an article on Medium about User Interface design. A lot of the issues brought up sounded familiar, so I dared add a few remarks to put things into perspective.

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EDC

Another buzzword: Everyday Carry. I didn’t know it until the people from everydaycarry.com asked me to show the contents of my pockets, or rather the stuff that I carry with me all the time.

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Poster from P98a

The trouble with limited runs is that popular motifs run out very quickly and we have to disappoint a lot of people. We cannot simple reprint the same subject, as that would contradict the principle.

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Catch of the Day

Not bad for an amateur: reeled in a one pound Bass…of the Saul variety.

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Star Trek Beyond’s Director Drops a Wild 360-Degree Film

Star Trek Beyond’s Director Drops a Wild 360-Degree FilmYou can watch the sci-fi movie on your smartphone, if

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Hey, Neil deGrasse Tyson, These Animals Have Sex That Hurts

Hey, Neil deGrasse Tyson, These Animals Have Sex That HurtsSome people seem to think that an

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Hauser & Wirth opens LA gallery designed by Creative Space and Selldorf Architects


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Designing for Apple Watch: Product Strategy

When Apple launched the Apple Watch, there was a lot of excitement. Wearables are a new category to design experiences for. The caveat?

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How to Work With WordPress User Metadata

In the previous article, we discussed working with post metadata

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A Look at the Hourly Rates of Freelance Designers and Developers

The hourly rates of freelance designers and developers based in the U.S. are discussed in this article.

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Conversation with Adam Grant

Absolutely fantastic interview with Adam Grant in which he speaks on Successful Givers, Toxic Takers, and the Life We Spend at Work.

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20 Useful jQuery Sliders

Despite the rumored death of "above the fold", the need for finding the right kind of slider is still alive and well.

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Try Our Coffee Break Course on Laravel Router

Laravel is known for its powerful and developer-friendly router. The router allows you to configure all the URL endpoints of your app with a concise syntax and all in one place. 

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Gasp

This photo series by Aaron Tilley and Kyle Bean made me hold my breath…

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NEW: Perforated Field Notes

Brighten up your Spring with Field Notes‘ candy-colored 30th limited-edition release, “Sweet Tooth.” Each book is a solid block of bright color all the way through, with a Field Notes first:

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DIY Tattly Eggs

Easter is just around the corner. What’s your plan for decorating eggs? I’ll be going the Tattly route..

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♥ / Hover

A big thank you to Hover for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Finding and managing domain names can be a complicated mess, but it doesn’t have to be.

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Giant Dog

Christopher Cline photoshopped his dog into his photos, as a giant. Made me smile.

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Google Joins Facebook's Open Compute Project

judgecorp writes: Google has elected to open up some of its data center designs, which it has -- until now -- kept to itself.

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App Marketing Stack

Woah, this is useful: A curated directory of tools and resources on App Marketing and Mobile Growth. (via Product Hunt)

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The New York Pizza Project

The New York Pizza Project celebrates old-school Pizza joints in New York City. (via FastCo)