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Rainbow Doormat

While I think it could feel wrong to wipe off my shoes on a rainbow I do love the idea of being greeted by a rainbow doormat when I come home.

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Image Enhancement in Python

Let me start this tutorial by taking some theoretical jargon out of your way.

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Hazy Sun Print

This simple gradient print made me look. (You can find a LOT of interesting prints and art in my “decorate your walls” section?)

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The Sum of Your Company’s Working Environment

Your company’s working environment is the sum of these three parts: 1. The character of your employees 2. The business’s priorities 3.

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Transparency is a Spectrum

“At the end of the day, transparency is truly a positive force.

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The Universe Conspires

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.”  — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Lip Reading

This video makes me wonder how ‘clearly’ I speak for someone that reads lips. (via Mental Floss)

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New Course: The Designer’s Guide to JavaScript Optimization

Using JavaScript can help you add some wonderful features to your website, but it can also slow the site down and frustrate potential visitors.

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♥ / Miss D

A big thank you to Miss D for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Imagine what would happen if you let a couple of enthusiast photographers build a language app?

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Cindy Gallop

“There is a formula for success in business, and it goes like this: You set out to find the very best talent in the marketplace, and then give them a compelling and inspirational vision of what

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What it is Like to Live in Space

Dr. Cady Coleman is a NASA Astronaut, a retired Air Force Colonel, and a veteran of 3 space flights. In this talk she charmingly shares what it is like to live in space. (Thank you Lisa)

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The Rise Of The State Machines

It’s 2018 already, and countless front-end developers are still leading a battle against complexity and immobility.

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Snow Day in NYC

We are having a big snowstorm here in NYC and my little Swiss alpine soul couldn’t be happier!

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Why We Don’t Have Nice Things

“Every creator that desires to fly higher needs an audience willing to cheer them on and go for the ride as well.

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Front-End Performance Checklist 2018 [PDF, Apple Pages]

Performance matters — we all know it. However, do we actually always know what our performance bottlenecks exactly are?

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The Front-End Performance Challenge: Winner And Results

A few weeks ago, we asked our readers and the community to use everything they could to make their websites and projects perform blazingly fast.

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Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank

The Department of Energy has decided to close the oldest double-shell tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The department says that Tank AY-102 has widespread damage and should not be repaired.

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How to Train a Core ML Model for an iOS App

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

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Content furnishes Paloma nail salon in Texas with comfy blue chairs and brass details

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Making The Transition From After Effects To CSS Transitions And Keyframes

Websites are looking more and more like mobile apps. Users are also increasingly expecting a more app-like experience.

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Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time

In what may be a signal of changing attitudes for Windows 10, visits to U.S. government sites via Windows 10 have surpassed Windows 7 for the first time.

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Friday Link Pack Gone Saturday

Playtime: One of my most cherished, slightly absurd, visually compelling movies I have ever seen. It’s DENSE! – I remember how powerful this was when I was a kid.

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Contributing Positively To Society

Within each of us exists the potential to contribute positively to society.

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Refactoring Your Way to a Design System

Mina Markham brings a ray of hope that flitters in the sky with advice on refactoring an existing codebase into a design system.

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Everything Here is Wonderful

This dog bed makes me want to get a dog.

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Samsung Could Make $22 Billion Off Next Year's iPhones

According to a report by Korean outlet ETnews (via The Investor), Apple placed an order for 180 million to 200 million OLED displays from Samsung's manufacturing branch, Samsung Display, for the next

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Vans headquarters by Rapt Studio nods to California street culture

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Get Started With Natural Language Processing in iOS 11

Machine learning has undoubtedly been one of the hottest topics over the past year, with compa

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Creating a Task Manager App Using Ionic: Part 1

In this tutorial series, you'll learn how to get started with creating a mobile app using the Ionic framework.

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Ionic From Scratch: Editing Your Ionic Project

In this post we'll take a look at Ionic pages. I'll show you how to edit content inside your app as well as how to create additional app pages and set up navigation.

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Introduction to Forms in Angular 4: Reactive Forms

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

This

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Want to Break Out of Comparison Syndrome? Do a Media Detox

Denise Jacobs hits pause on the avalanche of social media posts, harnesses up her huskies and rides a sled of serenity to a calm mountaintop.

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60 Years of Logos” feat. Chermayeff & Geismar

“60 Years of Logos” is a celebration of Tom Geismar and the late Ivan Chermayeff, the dynamic duo behind Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv — the company responsible for some of the most ico

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From Dream to Reality

(via Hiut Denim)

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New Course: Image Recognition on iOS With Core ML

With machine learning, the possibilities for developers are multiplying fast!

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Cheerful Despair

This pin made me laugh out loud.

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Inner Voices

A hardback journal to help us to develop kinder, and more productive, inner voices. Love this!

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Hi / Bye Gloves

These Donna Wilson gloves are funny!

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Ownership Levels at Buffer

Level 1 — No ownership responsibility. Learning and being actively developed by others Level 2 — Fully owns an area, channel, or discipline. Accountable for deliverables in that area.

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How To Iterate Your Way To A Winning Content-Driven Website

When designing a website, it’s important to focus on better understanding the folks who will visit the website.

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Designing for Mobile Performance

Mustafa Kurtuldu mulls over the topic of performance - both perceived and measured - for users of mobile devices.

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Happy Monday!

This capture by Jason Polan made me laugh. If you don’t follow him on Instagram, and like the slightly weird and absurd, you should. I love what he notices, like the above frozen toy frog.

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No One Is Normal

We are all privately haunted by a fear that we’re freakishly odd. But in fact, as this bag celebrates, no one is ever quite normal

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Ha-ne Earrings

Ha-ne means wing in Japanese and these are wing-like light weight earrings handcrafted using locally grown natural fiber in the Tohoku region, Japan. Lovely.

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♥ / Bespoke Watch Projects

A big thank you to Bespoke Watch Projects for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

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Scrub Daddy

I was at a friend’s house the other day and got use her Scrub Daddy. (Yes, I am talking about a dish sponge.) It cracked me up, seeing it first, and I honestly didn’t take it seriously.

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Feeding the Audio Graph

Ben Foxall dives deep into the Web Audio API to serve up such well known Christmas hits as I’m Dreaming Of A White Noise Generator, and All I Want For Christmas Is 440Hz.

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'State of JavaScript' Survey Results: Good News for React and TypeScript

"The JavaScript world is richer and messier than ever," reports this year's annual "State of JavaScript" survey, which collected data from over 28,000 developers on everything from favorite frameworks