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An Introduction to Mongoose for MongoDB and Node.js

Mongoose
is a JavaScript framework that is commonly used in a Node.js application with a
MongoDB database.

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Does Online Crowdfunding Actually Reward Innovation?

Slashdot reader Anirban Mukherjee is an assistant marketing professor at Singapore Management University who led a team analyzing every Kickstarter project ever launched in nine product-oriented categ

in Dezeen

Richard Meier's Cittadella Bridge separates traffic and pedestrians as they cross an Italian river

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That Flag-Burning Seattle Seahawks Photo Isn’t Fake News. It’s a Meme

An image of Seattle Seahawks Michael Bennett burning the flag went viral last week. It's totally fake. But that didn't matter.

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Uber Self-Driving Case: Google's Waymo May Not Need a Smoking Gun

Time to talk about "negative trade secrets."

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Kotlin From Scratch: Classes and Objects

Kotlin is a modern programming language that compiles to Java bytecode.

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Pandas: The Swiss Army Knife for Your Data, Part 2

This is part two of a two-part tutorial about Pandas, the amazing Python data analytics toolkit. 

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Command Line Basics and Useful Tricks With the Terminal

We've all seen that little black icon labeled "Terminal" hidden in a utilities folder on our Mac, but what really is it?

in swissmiss

Chromatin

Chromatin is the animated variation of Medina Dugger’s Chroma photo project which celebrates women’s hair styles in Nigeria. Made me look.

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Pandas: The Swiss Army Knife for Your Data, Part 1

Pandas is an amazing data analysis toolkit for Python. It is designed to operate on relational or labeled data and gives you tools to slice and dice as you please. 

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BikeBlock

BikeBlock is a minimal, concrete bicycle stand.

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Aleks Danko

I feel this. (via)

in Boagworld

Test, Iterate and Improve: Optimising Your Digital Offering

Many organisations are stuck in the past running digital projects in the same way as they would construct a building.

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Our Work

“We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.” – Steven Pressfield (via)

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Resilient

Thank you @ElonMusk for proving everyone wrong pic.twitter.com/wH4ZxdzCrq — Product Hunt (@ProductHunt) July 4, 2017

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Paradox

“The first and truest thing is that all truth is a paradox. Life is both a precious, unfathomably beautiful gift, and it’s impossible here, on the incarnational side of things.

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Pleasure / Happiness

Pleasure is short-term, addictive and selfish. It’s taken, not given. It works on dopamine. Happiness is long-term, additive and generous. It’s giving, not taking. It works on serotonin.

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Papyrus

Made me laugh.

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♥ / ImageSnap

A big thank you to ImageSnap for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week. Have some fun with your photos. ImageSnap prints your digital images on ceramic tile.

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Bold Eagles: Angry Birds Are Ripping $80,000 Drones Out of the Sky

schwit1 found this story in the Wall Street Journal:
Daniel Parfitt thought he'd found the perfect drone for a two-day mapping job in a remote patch of the Australian Outback.

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Best Video Background Plugins for WordPress

Video backgrounds
are a hugely popular website design trend that undoubtedly adds a touch of cool
to any site.

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Building a Slack Bot Using Node.js

Slack is
quickly becoming the new industry standard for teams to communicate with.

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Underwater Afghan

This underwater afghan hound is the funniest thing I've seen in my life via @klarna pic.twitter.com/ORKEeV9oLx — Spooky Dogfriend (@GrrlGhost) September 27, 2017 (via)

in Boagworld

Helping Build the Future of Smashing Magazine

I have long been involved with Smashing Magazine, but I am now taking things to the next level by joining their supervisory board.

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NSA Targeted 106,000 Foreigners In Spy Program Up For Renewal

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: The U.S.

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Create Interactive Charts Using Plotly.js, Part 5: Pie and Gauge Charts

If you have been following this series from the beginning, you might have noticed that Plotly.js uses the same scatter type for creating both

in Smashing Magazine

User Authentication For Web And iOS Apps With AWS Cognito (Part 2)

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Amazon Customers Can Now Return Things For Free At Kohl's Or Whole Foods

In addition to any of the hundreds of Whole Foods supermarkets across the country, certain Kohl's stores will now accept returns of "eligible items" as part of a retail partnership between the two com

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Friday Link Pack

A masterpiece in the making: The Leica M10 – I would hang this in my living room. For sure. – How to recycle. – OMG!

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Wisconsin State Legislature Signs Off On $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Package

On Thursday, legislators in the state of Wisconsin approved a nearly $3 billion incentive package for the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer, Foxconn, in exchange for it investing approximately $10 bi