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How to be alone. – What has Obama got in its pockets?

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Produce Workshop uses wooden trellis to create connected shops inside Singapore art school


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Google Fit for Android: Recording API

Google Fit is a platform that allows developers to build applications that are focused on user fitness data.

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New Course: Write Customizer-Ready WordPress Themes

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

Themes let you customize every aspect of the de

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Managing Your RabbitMQ Cluster

RabbitMQ is a great distributed message broker but not so easy to administer programmatically.

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Build a Custom Affiliate Link With the Amazon Product Merchandising API

The Amazon Associates program, in conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS), offers developers a powerful means to search the Amazon Store's catalog using a RESTful API and integrate data for virt

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We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos is a beautiful short film nominated for a 2016 Academy Award in the animated short category. It is about two friends who dream of going into space together.

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Exploring WordPress Managers: Jetpack & InfiniteWP

When you have a lot of clients with WordPress-powered websites, or a lot of WordPress projects that you work on, it might get messy to deal with all those updates and maintenance.

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Users always choose the path of least resistance

Users will always choose the easiest option, so if we want a competitive advantage we must focus on simplicity.

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Improving the Performance of Your Rails App With Eager Loading

Users like blazing fast applications, and then they fall in love with them and make them part of their life. Slow applications, on the other hand, only annoy users and lose revenue.

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At X, Failure Is Not an Option: It's a Feature (Astro Teller's 2016 TED Talk)

New submitter Evan Hansen writes: Everyone likes to pays lip service to "fail fast," but when was the last time your boss gave you a bonus when your project was killed?

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16 Best Free San Serif

We have compile a list of Free Downloadable various type Fonts for personal & commercial use for Web Designers and Logo Artists by which you can save your money as well as time and focus on makin

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20 Useful iOS Icon & App Template Resources

As a developer, your design skills may not be that great. But you want your applications to look great. Right?

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Web Dev. Reading List #124

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Top New WordPress Themes of 2016

2016 is already and off and running. It's time to take action! 

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How to Install WordPress: The Application

In this introductory series for how to achieve some tasks in WordPress, we've talked about th

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Friday Link Pack

One Is Greater Than Zero – This made me chuckle: Do your bloody timesheets!

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Google Settles Decade-Long Tax Dispute In UK

An anonymous reader writes: Alphabet, Inc., parent company to Google, has agreed to pay $185 million to settle UK taxes going back to 2005.

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Free Fonts With Personality

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iOS 9: Additions to SceneKit

Introduction

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Free Course: How to Use Swift on Linux

Even though it's barely a year old, Swift is already popular with programmers for its flexibility and expressiveness.

And now, Apple has made Swift and its toolchain open source, allowing it to be

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10 Time-Saving Tips for UNIX Vim Beginners

Vim is the preferred editor for many developers. And why shouldn't it be? With the right set of commands and terminal shortcuts, it helps to get the work done in less time.

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SledLegs

SledLegs are wearable snow sleds. I am having all the feels watching tis video. This looks terrifying and amazing at the same time.

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11 Mixed Style Fonts

We have compile a list of Free Downloadable various type Fonts for personal & commercial use for Web Designers and Logo Artists by which you can save your money as well as time and focus on makin

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Checklist for Delivering a WordPress Project

When you finish coding and designing a website, it doesn't necessarily mean that your job is over and ready to be delivered.

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How to Create a Custom Library in OpenCart

Although OpenCart provides lots of features in the core itself, you'll often find yourself in the situation in which you'll want to integrate a third-party library with it.

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The uncanny valley of prototyping

Clients and colleagues can misunderstand the nature of a prototype. It falls to us to explain its role.

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Wolves Howl In Different 'Dialects,' Machine Learning Finds

derekmead writes: Differentiating wolf howls with human ears can prove tricky, so researchers have turned to computer algorithms to suss out if different wolf species howl differently.

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A Guide to Creative Thinking

Maybe it's different now but when I set out into the world of creative things I was singularly ill-equipped. Ignorant of techniques, I thought it was all about in-built, natural talent.

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Hardware Hacking With JavaScript

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Wide sloping roof shelters plywood-filled house in Kobe by Tomohiro Hata


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Courage

“. . . may you have the courage to listen to the voice of desire that disturbs you when you have settled for something safe.” – John O’Donahue

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Scareware Signed With Apple Cert Targets OS X Machines

msm1267 writes: A unique scareware campaign targeting Mac OS X machines has been discovered, and it's likely the developer behind the malware has been at it a while since the installer that drops the

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Foxconn Set To Acquire Sharp Corporation For $5.6 Billion

Foxconn, a Taiwanese electronics contract manufacturing/assembly company, is reported to be finalizing a deal to acquire Sharp Corporation for $5.6 billion, with the beleaguered company having finally

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Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher

An anonymous reader writes: Bitcoin capitalist Mircea Popescu has opened a contest to find a new block cipher and is offering a 10 Bitcoin reward for a winning submission.

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Financial Advisers Disrupted By AI

schwit1 writes: Banks are watching wealthy clients flirt with robo-advisers, and that's one reason the lenders are racing to release their own versions of the automated investing technology this year,

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The Performance of Ubuntu Linux Over the Past 10 Years

An anonymous reader writes: Tests were carried out at Phoronix of all Ubuntu Long-Term Support releases from the 6.06 "Dapper Drake" release to 16.04 "Xenial Xerus," looking at the long-term performan

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Intel Says Chips To Become Slower But More Energy Efficient

An anonymous reader writes: William Holt, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Intel's Technology and Manufacturing Group, has said at a conference that chips will become slower after indus

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Amazon's Thin Helvetica Syndrome: Font Anorexia vs. Kindle Readability

David Rothman writes: The Thin Helvetica Syndrome arises from the latest Kindle upgrade and has made e-books less readable for some.

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CFQ In Linux Gets BFQ Characteristics

jones_supa writes: Paolo Valente from University of Modena has submitted a Linux kernel patchset which replaces CFQ (Completely Fair Queueing) I/O scheduler with the last version of BFQ (Budget Fair Q

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A Bot That Drives Robocallers Insane

Trailrunner7 writes: Robocalls are among the more annoying modern inventions, and consumers and businesses have tried just about every strategy for defeating them over the years, with little success.

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Wendelstein 7-X Fusion Reactor Produces Its First Flash of Hydrogen Plasma

Zothecula writes: Experimentation with Germany's newest fusion reactor is beginning to heat up, to temperatures of around 80 million degrees Celsius, to be precise.

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Have Your iPhone 6 Repaired, Only To Get It Bricked By Apple

New submitter Nemosoft Unv.

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Grandma's Phone, DSL, and the Copper They Share

szczys writes: DSL is high-speed Internet that uses the same twisted pair of copper wire that still works with your Grandmother's wall-mounted telephone. How is that possible?

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Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Man On the Moon, Dies At 85

MarkWhittington writes: According to a story in the Palm Beach Post, Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 85.

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Nintendo Hits Snooze On Sleep-Tracking Device

In October 2014, Nintendo announced a plan to develop a sleep-tracking app and device.

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Some Reversible USB-C Cables/Adapters Could Cause Irreversible Damage

TheRealHocusLocus writes: Three Decembers ago I lauded the impending death of the trapezoid.

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Platform_a completes reflective glass and volcanic stone cafe on Jeju island coast


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How to Recognize User Activity With Activity Recognition

Making an application context-aware is one of the best ways to offer useful services to your users. There are a few ways to do this, including building applications that use geofences and

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Validating Data With JSON-Schema, Part 1

When you’re dealing with complex and structured data, you need to determine whether the data is valid or not.