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A Bit Shaky

“Are you feeling a bit shaken, maybe stirred, maybe fearful and doubtful and completely utterly, wildly terrified? Good. Keep going.” – Victoria Erickson

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Cat At Home Sticker

Cat lovers, this is for you: “Ever find yourself driving behind someone with one of those “Baby On Board” stickers on their car, thinking how nice it would be if you had a way to com

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Get Started With React Native Layouts

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to lay out React Native apps and how to implement layouts commonly used in apps. This includes the Stack Layout, Grid Layout, and Absolute Layout.

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Giving Your Product A Soul

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10 problems your content management system will not solve and how to overcome them

Content management systems are often perceived as a silver bullet that will solve all your content problems. In reality having a CMS is not enough.

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Vacationing Is Good For You

“Before you can go to the Bahamas for a week, don’t you first need to learn how to tolerate an entire elevator ride without checking your email?” This Slate article explains why we n

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems

This framed mini print by Pop Chart Lab made me chuckle. Also cool, Cormac McCarthy’s sentence diagram.

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Apple's Annual Sales Fall For First Time Since 2001

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNNMoney: Apple just posted its first annual sales decline since 2001, the year it launched the iPod and kicked off a tremendous run of groundbreaking products

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Dad Turns His 6-Year-Old Son’s Drawings Into Reality

Coolest dad award goes to Dom’s dad who recreates his son’s drawings to make them look real. So good.

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YES! New & Improved TeuxDeux iPhone App

In 2010 I co-created a to-do app, called TeuxDeux, which instantly garnered a loyal following. Fun Fact: Fast Company called us the most beautiful to-do app within hours of launching!

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comp

comp is a redesign of the classic composition notebook––made for the 21st century.

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Google Arts & Culture

Holy smokes Google Arts & Culture is amazing. You can virtually explore museums. My head is exploding! I know what I am doing with my kids tonight!

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How to get users involved in creating better content

We create most of the content on our websites with only a passing thought to the user. But what if we could involve the user in the production of our content?

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Children

So much better if parents remember they don't own their children, merely borrow them from the universe for a few years. — Alain de Botton (@alaindebotton) October 23, 2016

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Meet the Perennials

“We are ever-blooming, relevant people of all ages who live in the present time, know what’s happening in the world, stay current with technology, and have friends of all ages.

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Hear All of Mozart in a Free 127-Hour Playlist

As someone who listens to Classical Music at work to help me focus, this free 127-hour Mozart playlist is a true gem. Thanks Open Culture.

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Ektra

Kodak has unveiled Ektra, a smart phone aimed at photographers. It runs on Android and features a 21 megapixel fast focus camera with a f2.0 aperture.

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Organic food plant by Arch Studio references China's hutong housing

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Building Your Startup: Notifying People of Meeting Updates

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

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Introducing Pandas

In this tutorial I will give a basic introduction to pandas. Oh, I don't mean the animal panda, but a Python library!

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Introduction to Material Motion in Android

The Material Design language was created to address issues with flat design on smaller screens by providing visual cues to interactive elements.

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WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'

MojoKid writes: The Internet took a turn for the worst this morning, when large parts of the DNS network were brought down by a massive distributed denial of service attack (DDoS) targeting DNS provid

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Wedge-shaped balconies front Carlos Marín's apartment block in Mexico City

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Using Namespaces and Autoloading in WordPress Plugins, Part 1

Namespaces and autoloading are not topics that are usually discussed when it comes to working with WordPress plugins.

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How to Create and Publish a Jekyll Theme Gem

One of Jekyll’s noteworthy new features is the ability create official themes in the form of Ruby gems.

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Building Your Startup: Refining Email Templates

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Building RESTful APIs With Flask: ORM Independent

In the first part of this three-part tutorial series, w

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What's New in watchOS 3?

Introduction

This year at WWDC, Apple officially unveiled watchOS 3, their latest update to the Apple Watch's core software.

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Seth Godin in conversation with Marie Forleo

Beautiful conversation between Seth Godin and Marie Forleo. (via Paul)

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Mortified

Mortified is an event series where adults share their most embarrassing childhood artifacts (journals, letters, poems, lyrics, plays, home movies, art) on stage.

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12 Steps to Modernising Your Business

Digital transformation and user experience design are about modernising businesses. Modernising them to better perform in today’s market. But what does that mean in practice?

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Clemens Auer Tweezers

I love when someone tries to redesign an object in an unconventional way, in this case, tweezers. The unique circular shape of these tweezers by Clemens Auer is beautiful.

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Fold-Up Market Tote

These fold-up market totes are beautiful.

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The Bolted Book

Book lovers, this is for you: In 1927, the Italian Futurist artist and designer Fortunato Depero created a monograph of his work unlike anything that had been seen before.

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♥ / The joy of gifting, only better.

Big thanks to Nuno for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Nuno is changing the way America gives gifts with stylish and sustainable fabric gift wraps.

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The Linux Foundation Helps Launch the JS Foundation

An anonymous reader writes from a report via Softpedia: Today, the Linux Foundation announced the creation of a new entity named the JS Foundation that will serve as an umbrella project and guiding fo

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People Watching

People watching by Scott Wayne. Oddly fascinating.

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Instant Gratification

“Everything is instant gratification and the problem is too many people have applied that instant gratification to their careers and to their lives.” — Simon Sinek Watch the talk.

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Simon Sinek at CreativeMornings/San Diego

Last Friday the remarkable Simon Sinek spoke at our CreativeMornings/San Diego chapter. The rockstar chapter that they are, they already uploaded the talk.

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The Power of Trust

“…It’s really powerful to vocalize what’s going on inside your head to someone who you know is listening to you and to know that it’s a safe enough space that you can test out dumb i

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Beauty

(via DesignCrush)

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Halloween Dinner Ideas

My kids would get a total kick out of these Halloween Dinner ideas!

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Melbourne's Sorrento House is a modern take on Australian seaside architecture

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Magic

Episode 1: A Potter I'm not a fan of The Potter. Too derivative for me. But I know, I concede, I’m in the minority; I certainly am in our household.

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Concurrency on Android with Service

In this tutorial we’ll explore the Service component and its superclass, the

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Friday Link Pack

Improv Everywhere Turns a Busy New York City Crosswalk Into a Ballroom – How to transfer a picture to wood (via) – I’m a Doctor. If I Drop Food on the Kitchen Floor, I Still Eat It.