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They're Making a Movie Based On the 1978 Game 'Space Invaders'

The 1978 arcade game Space Invader will become a major motion picture, reports Engadget.

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Craigslist Founder: Most Online Outrage is Faked For Profit

The Guardian profiles 66-year-old Craigslist founder (and former IBM programmer) Craig Newmark, calling him "a survivor from the era of internet optimism."

He's now investing "significant sums" to p

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First E-Bikes, Then Flying Cars: a Do-Anything 3D Printing Tech

Tekla Perry shares an interesting story from the IEEE's "View from the Valley" blog:

Arevo was aiming to get into the aircraft parts business when it started developing software and hardware to print

in Slashdot

NASA Funds Company To 3D-Print Spacecraft Parts in Orbit

An anonymous reader quotes Engadget:

NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space.

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India Plans Historic Launch of a Rocket to the Moon

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is planning to launch a rocket to the moon.

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Google Tries Social Networking Again, Challenging Facebook Events

What's Google working on after shuttering Google+ ?

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America's FBI Wants To Build a Social Media-Monitoring Tool

America's FBI "wants to gather more information from social media," reports Engadget.

Friday, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool.

in Dezeen

Fernando Mastrangelo designs Ridge Collection to evoke mountain ranges

in Wired

Aziz Ansari's Netflix Special Will Make You Laugh—Awkwardly

In a new standup set, Ansari makes his #MeToo moment the backbone of the show—for better and worse.

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Black Grid Ceramic Pitcher

This is a lovely pitcher.

in NETTUTS

How to Create Custom Login and Registration Forms in WordPress

The login page is the first thing users will see when they need to access your site, so it needs to be beautiful and user-friendly.

in NETTUTS

The Ultimate WordPress Page Builder: WPBakery

Web development and design come at a high price. 

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Don’t Forget To Have Fun – Gravestone

Hand-made concrete gravestone by Mr. Bingo, reminding us not to forget to have fun.

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Logan’s Run

This movie, Logan’s Run, made such an impression on me as a kid. I guess I was about 14 the last time I saw it with my dad.

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This is Water

Probably one of the most famous commencement speeches of all times: This is Water, by David Foster Wallace. 22 minutes well spent.

in Smashing Magazine

How To Build A Sketch Plugin With JavaScript, HTML And CSS (Part 2)

As mentioned in part 1, this tutorial is intended for people who know and use the Sketch app and are not afraid of dabbling with code as well.

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Are Parts of India Becoming Too Hot For Humans?

"Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially

in Dezeen

Urban Denver building by Tres Birds houses a Japanese restaurant and aeroponic greenhouse

in NETTUTS

Top 10 WordPress Plugins for Blogs in 2019

Blogging is one of the easiest ways for people to share information. Starting a blog is easy, but growing it can be hard. Your blog needs to stand out if you wish to dominate any niche. 

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Best WordPress eCommerce, Product, and Marketing Plugins of 2019

If you're in the market for a top-notch WordPress eCommerce, product, or marketing plugin, you definitely need to check out this list of the best WooCommerce plugins for 2019.  

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Friday Link Pack

If you can’t make one decision, make a different one. Generate some momentum. The act of making unrelated decisions can dislodge the one you’re stuck on.

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Microsoft Excel Power Query Feature Can Be Abused For Malware Distribution

Security researchers have devised a method to abuse a legitimate Microsoft Excel technology named Power Query to run malicious code on users' systems with minimal interaction.

in Dezeen

ODA turns former sugary refinery into "crown jewel of Dumbo"

in Smashing Magazine

JAMstack Fundamentals: What, What And How

We love pushing the boundaries on the web, and so we’ve decided to try something new.

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Secretive Magic Leap Says Ex-Engineer Copied Headset For China

Magic Leap, a secretive U.S.

in Six Revisions

9 Steps for Creating a Secure Website – Make Your Site Secure

An online presence gives your business valuable visibility, but creating a secure website instills consumer confidence in shopping with your business.

in A List Apart

Responsible JavaScript: Part II

You and the rest of the dev team lobbied enthusiastically for a total re-architecture of the company’s aging website.

in Dezeen

Mason Studio designs Kimpton Saint George hotel as "homage to Toronto"

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Optimist / Pessimist Tote

I want this tote so I can embroider a red strike-through on the Pessimist side.

in Smashing Magazine

Inspired Design Decisions: Avaunt Magazine

I hate to admit it, but five or six years ago my interest in web design started to wane.

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Lego Struggles To Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks

Last year, it was reported that Lego was investing $120 million and hiring about 100 people to eliminate its dependence on petroleum-based plastics, and build its toys entirely from plant-based or rec

in A List Apart

Resilient Management, An Excerpt

In Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development, the Storming stage happens as a group begins to figure out

in Dezeen

Saito Arquitetos updates apartment in modernist São Paulo building

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Beyond the Dark Forest

“When I realized I didn’t know how to be myself online, my first thought was: Who cares? It doesn’t matter. It’s just the internet.

in Smashing Magazine

Increase Customer Centricity With Workshops

Workshops are interactive group activities and exercises cohesively designed to meet a goal. Generally, workshops are in-person with a facilitator guiding participants.

in Slashdot

Apple Debuts SwiftUI and New Xcode Interactive Development Experience

Apple today announced SwiftUI, a framework that complements its open source compiled programming language for iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, Linux, and other platforms alongside a reimagined development e

in A List Apart

Daily Ethical Design

Suddenly, I realized that the people next to me might be severely impacted by my work.

I was having a quick lunch in the airport.

in swissmiss

Signs of Healing

“More observing, less judging. More responding, less reacting. More self-love, less sabotage. More boundaries, less resentments. More inner peace, less outer chaos.

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Old Friends

“Old friends cannot be created out of hand.

in NETTUTS

How to Create a Mega Menu With a Free WordPress Plugin

In this post, we’ll explore the WP Mega Menu plugin, which allows you to create content-rich navigation menus on your WordPress site.

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10 Best Restaurant WordPress Plugins

With the evolution of online shopping, more and more shoppers are buying food and groceries online. But in order for your restaurant website to stand out, you need the right plugins.

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Society

“Society is not some grand abstraction, my friends. It’s just us. It’s the words we use, which are the thoughts we have, which determine the actions we take.” – Umair Haque

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Some Business Schools Are Shutting Down Their MBA Programs

The University of Illinois' Gies College of Business has become the latest school to announce that it is getting out of the full-time, on-campus MBA market.

in Wired

885 Million First American Financial Records Exposed Online

Real estate giant First American left Social Security numbers, tax documents, and more publicly available.

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Create A “Noticing Wall” For Your Kid

I love the idea of a Noticing Wall – a zero-pressure space for parents and kids to write notes to each other, ask questions, jot down fun things you learned, and make plans.

in NETTUTS

Create a Home Page With the Elements Plugin for WordPress

Without the right tools, creating professional-looking static pages for a WordPress site is hard, even for an experienced web developer.

in Slashdot

Hundreds Are Alreadying Using Waymo's Driver-less Taxis In Arizona

The commercial rollout of Waymo's driver-less taxi service in Chandler, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix with a population of 260,000 people, has more than a thousand customers already signed up -- includ

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10-Year-Old's Reality-Show Victory Revoked After Automated Bot Voting

An anonymous reader quotes ABC News:
The final result of Russia's version of the popular TV singing talent show, "The Voice Kids," has been cancelled after it was found that thousands of automated cal

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Amazon Begins Moving Warehouses Into Malls It Helped Put Out of Business

"It's easy to think of Amazon executives going home every night and bathing in their cynicism," writes Inc.

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Bitcoin 'Roars Back', Surges 50% in 30 Days

A week ago bitcoin was trading at $6,000.

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Google Ends Android Collaboration With Huawei. No Gmail, Play Store For Future Huawei Phones

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters:
Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open source licenses,

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Remembering Radio Shack's 1983 Training Film For the TRS-80 Model 100

Fast Company's technology editor Harry McCracken is also Slashdot reader #1,641,347.

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Internal 'Civil War' Pits Google Against Its Own Employees

Google employees "want a say in and control over the products they build," reports Fortune, in an article headlined "Inside Google's Civil War":

As the so-called techlash has cast a pall over the ent

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Group Seeks Investigation of Deep Packet Inspection Use By ISPs

wiredmikey writes: European Digital Rights (EDRi), together with 45 NGOs, academics and companies across 15 countries, has sent an open letter to European policymakers and regulators, warning about wi

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PlayStation Gamers Are Now Authoring Their Own Games With 'Dreams' For PS4

dryriver explains the new buzz around "Dreams" for PS4 (now in open access). Created by the studio that made PS4's Big Little World, Dreams "is not a game.