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The Artist

“It seems that two qualities are necessary if a great artist is to remain creative to the end of a long life; he must on the one hand retain an abnormally keen awareness of life, he must never g

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Reflection

“The image that concerns most people is the reflection they see in other people’s minds.” – Edward de Bono

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♥ / Boomslank

Big thanks for Boomslank for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Boomslank is an original anime t-shirt brand run by three brothers.

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What on Earth is “Digital” Anyway?

What is digital? We hear the word all the time, yet there is no clear definition. We talk about digital strategy, digital revolution, digital transformation and digital design.

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Australian country house by Rob Kennon features a colonnade and a courtyard


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Get Started With an Android App Template in 60 Seconds

Android app templates from CodeCanyon can jump start your app development. This video will show you how to get started with your own app in only 60 seconds!

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Friday Link Pack

Imagine you’re a musician and before every concert you have to go to the market and buy your instrument, because, it is a vegetable. So refreshing! The Vegetable Orchestra.

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Forget user experience. Start thinking about client experience.

As digital professionals, we should apply the same rigour to our client’s experience as we do to the experience of end users.

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Comcast Rolls Out Nationwide 1TB Data Cap

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Comcast's home internet data caps are going live for a majority of customers starting November 1st, the company announced today.

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Words by Christoph Niemann

The mighty Christoph Niemann published a new book called Words. More than 300 words inspired by Dr. Edward Fry’s list of sight words are paired with playful illustrations.

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Getting Started With Paper.js: Projects and Items

You may or may not have heard of Paper.js. So, let's begin with the question: what is Paper.js?

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How to ensure long term blogging success

As digital professionals we should be blogging. Yet regularly blogging is tough.

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Water Sommelier

A Short Documentary About “The Water Sommelier“.

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How to Email Efficiently

I am never not thinking about how to get better at email. I enjoyed this article: An etiquette update: Brevity is the highest virtue. And then also, my friend Jocelyn K.

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Green Rainbows

Absolutely loving these green watercolor rainbows by industry & alchemy. There are other colors as well. (via Joanna)

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Do Nothing

“To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world.” — Oscar Wilde (via Jocelyn)

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Indoor Snowball Fight

Snowball Battle lets you bring snowball fights indoors! Comes with 10 lightweight snowballs, and mesh bag for easy clean up. LOVE IT!

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Google, Lagging Amazon, Races Across the Threshold Into the Home

Google will unveil its answer to Amazon's Echo at an event on Tuesday, the New York Times reports.

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Facebook Launches Marketplace On App, Takes On eBay and Craigslist

Facebook today also announced the launch of "Marketplace," allowing users to buy and sell items on the social media platform.

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Samsung Says It's Taking Some Time Off For Thinking and Waiting To See How the VR Market Shapes Up

Samsung says it is taking some time off to think before creating the next-generation VR headsets. The company said it wants to see the direction the market takes over the next few months and years.

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Source Code For IoT Botnet 'Mirai' Which Took Down Krebs On Security Website With DDoS Attack Released

As if the state of security wasn't already a headache worldwide, we now may have one more reason to worry about: a hacker has made available the source code that could allow more people to wage the ki

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Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'

Apple CEO Tim Cook has once again defended his company's hardline approach to security.

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Samsung's Next Flagship Smartphone May Not Feature a Headphone Jack

Samsung's next flagship smartphone, which may be released sooner than later due to the Note 7 fiasco, may not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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Google Fiber Is Now a Fiber and Wireless ISP

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Google Fiber today said it has completed its acquisition of Webpass, a wireless Internet service provider that will figure prominently into its p

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'If KickassTorrents is a Criminal Operation, Google Should Start Worrying'

An anonymous reader writes: Polish authorities have extended the arrest of Artem Vaulin, the alleged owner of KickassTorrents. His defense team is currently preparing to fight the U.S.

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The Microsoft Band Is Dead

Microsoft's fitness-band line of devices have not be very well adopted over the years.

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FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say

An anonymous Slashdot reader quotes a report from Fox News: Immunity deals for two top Hillary Clinton aides included a side arrangement obliging the FBI to destroy their laptops after reviewing the d

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Amazon Bans Incentivized Reviews Tied To Free Or Discounted Products

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Amazon is making a significant change to its Community Guidelines, announced today, which will eliminate any incentivized reviews, except for those

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Sandpoint Town Square Home To First Public Solar Roadways Panel Installation

Two years after the Idaho-based company Solar Roadways exceeded its crowdfunding goal of $1 million for constructing roads that gather solar power, the company has completed its first public installat

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Apple To Make macOS Sierra Available As Automatic Download Beginning Today

Remember how Microsoft was pushing Windows 10 updates to your computers? That surely made a lot of people furious.

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Ubuntu 16.04 Available in Latest Insider Update To Windows 10

The latest Windows 10 Insider preview -- build 14936 -- features Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

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In Canada's North, a Single Satellite Outage Means Losing Basic Services

Jordan Pearson, writing for Motherboard: Around 5 PM Eastern time on Sunday, a satellite providing internet services to most of North America went offline due to a technical glitch, the CBC reported.

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Not So Good | Not So Bad

This Not So Good / Not So Bad box by Tina Berning made me look. I might start one of these myself. Also, what a talented illustrator.

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Jam Zipper Jar Bag

Love these zip-close storage bags modeled after classic French jam jars. The design allows bags to stand when filled. Dishwasher and freezer safe, durable and leak proof.

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♥ / Squarespace

Big thanks for Squarespace for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed continously. Do you remember the days when you had to learn HTML to code your own websites? I do! How times have changed!

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Finding Better Mobile Analytics

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The Many Sad Fates of Mr. Toledano

Phillip Toledano was terrified of growing old. So he decided to do it as many times as possible. Fascinating. (via Bas)

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Social responsibility for entrepreneurs

As many of you know I consider myself a practising Christian. Recently Kelly Baader interviewed me on her entrepreneurial podcast aimed at the Christian community.

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Jewelry Box Of Treasures

This book-shaped jewelry box made me smile!

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Montana house by HUUM sits beside the Yellowstone River


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Who Needs AMP? How to Lazy Load Responsive Images Quick and Easy with Layzr.js

Google's "Accelerated Mobile Pages" (AMP) project has, of late, helped influence websites to become faster.

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Get Started With Firebase for Android

Mobile applications need a back-end server in order to perform tasks such as authenticating users and synchronizing user data across multiple devices.

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New Coffee Break Course on React Router

Final product imageWhat You'll Be Creating

When creating a single-page web app, routing i

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Stop Talking About Accessibility. Start Talking About Inclusive Design.

By talking about accessibility we marginalise it to being about disability. In truth, making your digital services accessible benefits everybody.

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How Boeing Builds a 737 in Just Nine Days

This blows my mind: How Boeing Builds a 737 in Just Nine Days