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Building Your Startup: Preparing for Reminders

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

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Illustrators react to Donald Trump's shock US election win

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Why It’s Time to Prioritize Visual Content

You should never underestimate the power of visual content. Whether you have a website, or a blog, the visuals you choose are key to your marketing strategy.

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Customizer JavaScript APIs: Panel, Section, and Control

Today, we will resume our discussion on the JavaScript API in the WordPress Customizer.

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Background Audio in Android With MediaSessionCompat

One of the most popular uses for mobile devices is playing back audio through music streaming services, downloaded podcasts, or any other number of audio sources.

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Researchers Hack Philips Hue Smart Bulbs Using a Drone

schwit1 quotes a report from PCWorld: "Researchers were able to take control of some Philips Hue lights using a drone.

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Now or Never

So many feels on this monumental day where hopefully we are going to make history here in the United States! Now or Never!

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Stop Pressuring Me to Sign Up to Your Newsletter!

Encouraging people to sign-up to your newsletter is good. But too much pressure and we destroy the user experience and damage your business.

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Getting Started With the Asset Pipeline, Part 2

By the end of this article you should have a good understanding of the features of the Asset Pipeline in Rails that beginners usually have a tricky time with.

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Alexis Taylor and his Stationary Bike

Alexis Taylor pedals a stationary bike in random London locations in the video for his solo track “So Much Further To Go”. LOVE this! So much!

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Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Way to Browse the Web Anonymously?

An anonymous reader asks:
In an age of evercookies, zombie cookies, and always expanding efforts to track browsers, devices, and people -- is there any way to browse totally anonymous to the sites yo

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Paper Lettering

How stunning is this paper lettering by Sabeena Karnik?

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What’s New in OpenCart 2.3

In this article, I’m going to spotlight some of the key features introduced in OpenCart 2.3. 

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Soviet Arcade Machines

I want to go visit The Museum of Soviet Arade Machines!

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Doubt

“I don’t think there’s an artist of any value who doesn’t doubt what they’re doing.” – Francis Ford Coppola (via)

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Google Security Engineer Claims Android Is Now As Secure As the iPhone

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: It's a common assumption among tech geeks, and even cybersecurity experts, that if you are really paranoid, you should probably use an iPhone, and

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Legacy

“Your legacy is every life you have ever touched.” – Maya Angelou

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NEW! Gold Peacock by Rifle Paper

This Peacock Tattly by Rifle Paper launched today! Looooooove it! (Their entire collection is beautiful.)

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Negative Emotions and The Creative Process

“Rigor is the key to overcoming obstacles and completing tasks—and good mood doesn’t improve problem-solving, which involves judgments that almost by necessity won’t feel good: critique an

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Building Shaders With Babylon.js

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Getting Managerial Support

Getting management support to improve the user experience can be hard.

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Dare to Disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress.

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Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel looks like a fairytale castle, but it’s actually a French monastery. It’s on my list of places to visit one day.

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How to Get Started With an Android App Template

Creating an attractive user interface for Android apps is almost always a time-consuming task, what with supporting dozens of Android versions, screen sizes, and pixel densities.

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Old Master Tattly

Did you know Tattly partnered with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C and helped them turn elements of old master paintings into temporary tattoos? So stunning!

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Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Cheap Linux-Friendly Netbook?

Seems like a good time to revisit this question -- assuming anyone's still using a netbook.

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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

This tutorial is part of the 

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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!