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Sherpa

Sherpa turns Instagram into a travel guide. Fantastic idea. Can’t wait to give this a try when it launches! Watch the video on their teaser site. Sign up to be a Beta Tester.

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Design Matters with Amanda Palmer

“We think that we’re all very connected, we think that we’re all very communicative. But when you actually strip it down, there’s a lot wrong.

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Getting Started With Ionic: Services

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New Coffee Break Course on JavaScript Promises

JavaScript Promises

Do you want to learn more about JavaScript promises?

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Mysterious Stacks of Books

Shaheryar Malik has left stacks of books from his own library at popular destinations all over New York City.

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What Are Laravel Exceptions?

As a PHP developer, you may use exceptions, because they allow you to notice when something has gone wrong or the user has acted in an

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Goobers

These candles by Talbot & Yon made me chuckle.

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Understand Caching in OpenCart

Nowadays, you can’t afford to go offline even for a couple of minutes if you’re dealing with a global audience as it gives your competitor a chance to prove that they are ahead of you.

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Tesla Updates Model S With New Front-End, Air Filtration System, Faster Charging

An anonymous reader writes: The Model S has received several new features and improvements to help it stay relevant with the newer Model X crossover and recently released Model 3 electric vehicles fro

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Slow and Steady

The older I get, the more I understand why my parents used to say that slow and steady wins. Nothing worthwhile can be rushed.

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Are you failing your users like Nuance?

Software company Nuance shows us a terrifying fact. That a lack of focus on customers feelings and needs can destroy brand perceptions. A mistake we all make.

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Color Wall

I want to travel to Houston so we can take photos in front of this giant, brightly colored wall.

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Exquisite Origami … Made Out of Human Faces

Exquisite Origami … Made Out of Human FacesAlma Haser mixes origami and photography to create strange, st

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Opinion: DevOps Is Dead

Andrey Akselrod, CTO and a co-founder of Smartling, writes for TechCrunch: DevOps, as we know it, is dead. Perhaps not many people agree with me, but the age of DevOps is just about over.

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Anywhere Computing Makes 2FA Insecure On iOS and Android

An anonymous reader writes: Academics from the VU University Amsterdam have identified a new class of vulnerabilities to two-factor authentication, commonly used to protect transactions involving fina

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Dark Web Mapping Reveals That Half of the Content Is Legal

An anonymous reader writes: Cyber threat intelligence firm Intelliagg and dark net indexing company Darksum have released the results of their efforts to map the dark web (actually, only the Tor netwo

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Putin Says Panama Papers Part of US Plot to Weaken Russia

An anonymous reader writes: Russia President Vladimir Putin says he has no links to offshore accounts unveiled in the Panama Papers.

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Most Netflix Customers Don't Realize Prices Will Increase Next Month

An anonymous reader writes: Millions of Netflix customers are about to start paying more to stream their favorite movies and TV shows -- and chances are, they don't even realize it.

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Senator Al Franken Takes On Oculus Over VR Data Mining

An anonymous reader writes: Oculus says in its privacy policy it will track information about your location, physical movements, and how you're using the Oculus Rift headset.

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Apple Won't Sue FBI To Reveal Hack Used To Unlock Seized iPhone

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: Apple will not pursue legal action against the US government to discover how federal agents broke into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shoot

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Clinton Campaign Chair: 'The American People Can Handle The Truth' On UFOs

An anonymous reader writes: In what seems like an April Fools' Day prank story but is surprisingly real, Hillary Clinton's campaign chair, John Podesta, says that he has convinced Hillary Clinton to d

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Japan To Begin Testing Fingerprints As 'Currency'

schwit1 quotes a report from The Japan News: Starting this summer, the government will test a system in which foreign tourists will be able to verify their identities and buy things at stores using on

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NASA: Global Warming Is Now Changing How Earth Wobbles

An anonymous reader writes: A new study from NASA finds global warming is shifting the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis.

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SpaceX Successfully Lands Its Rocket On A Floating Drone Ship For The First Time

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: SpaceX has finally landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea, after launching the vehicle into space this afternoon.

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Small and Heavy Arms Traded On Facebook By Libyan Militants

An anonymous reader writes: A report entitled "The Online Trade of Light Weapons in Libya" on Thursday revealed machine guns, grenade launchers and anti-tank missiles are being traded in Libya via Fac

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WordPress.com Enables HTTPS Encryption For All Websites

On Friday, WordPress announced that it is bringing free HTTPS to all -- "million-plus" -- custom domains, essentially ramping up security on every blog and website.

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Apple's Fight With US Over Privacy Enters a New Round

An anonymous reader shares a report on Bloomberg: Apple Inc.'s fight over privacy with the U.S.

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Verizon To Submit Bid For Yahoo

An anonymous reader writes: Sources close to the company have confirmed that Verizon will submit a first-round bid to purchase Yahoo's web business early next week, and that they may offer to take on

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Can we get to 3,000 backers?

Over 1000 people have already pledged to support our CreativeMornings Kickstarter campaign to make every CreativeMornings event even better. That’s amazing!

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Cheap is no good

No idea where this line comes from; I’ve heard it often, not necessarily with “Design” as the keyword. After 50 years in the business, I can guarantee that it is entirely true.

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Getting Started With Ionic: JavaScript Components

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

In this tutorial, we are going to build

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PayPal Integration Part 2: PayPal REST API

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

In this tutorial I am going to show you how y

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Free Coffee Break Course: CloudBerry Backup for Mac OS

Have you backed up recently?

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The 5 Best Free FTP Clients

A list of awesome free FTP software. There's at least one option for you in this list, whether you use Windows, Mac OS, or Linux.

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How to stop abusing your users time!

Are you abusing your user's time? Time has become the most valuable commodity for many people. And wasting their time is the ultimate crime.

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’40 Percent Rule’

“When your mind is telling you you’re done, you’re really only 40 percent done.” A Navy SEAL lesson told by Jesse Itzler.

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Taliban App's Publication Points To Holes In Google's App Review Process

An anonymous reader writes: A propaganda app developed by the Taliban was live on the Google Play store for two days before being removed, raising questions about Google's app review process, which in

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Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium For $4 Per Month, With No Ads and Custom Domains

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PCWorld: Microsoft is testing a premium version of Outlook.com that removes the ads and supports custom domains for email addresses.

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Jeff Bezos Says Amazon Will Unveil a New Kindle Next Week

An anonymous reader writes: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said on Monday that the next Kindle will be unveiled next week.

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Half of Scotland's Energy Consumption Came From Renewables Last Year

An anonymous reader quotes an article on Herald Scotland: Scotland has met a key target for renewable energy consumption, according to official figures.