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Why Meditation Helps You Learn Better, According to New Study
Anew study says that meditation changes your brain so you can respond better to feedback. Here’s why that’s a big deal: When you know how to use feedback to your advantage, you learn from your actions and become a better, more productive human.
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2 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
Open Services, Interoperability, and Hypermedia: A possible Future
This talk will focus on what it means to design and support “Open Services” and the role hypermedia might play in advancing open systems. Author, speaker, and trainer Mike Amundsen will pose a series of questions aimed at identifying characteristics of open, collaborative ecosystems.
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2 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
Need to remember something? Science says you should draw it
As we get older, our memory really does get worse. It can be hard in our private lives and professional ones.
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13 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
BBC Blogs - Technology & Creativity Blog - Datalab representing ML in the BBC - the experiment
One of the key objectives for the BBC for the coming years is to focus on younger audiences. Machine Learning recommendation capabilities can help us achieve that.
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13 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
BBC Blogs - Technology & Creativity Blog - An update to BBC+ - An experimental app for a more personal BBC
Open just about any mobile app and your experience is no doubt being tailored for you in some way by algorithms, personalisation, AI, Big Data, machine learning... any more buzzwords you can think of? This can be great for us as users... we get a better feed, faster.
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13 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
Full Cycle Developers @Netflix
How many of you went to that talk earlier by Slack about? It was really interesting. If you didn't get a chance to attend, check out the video. I thought it was really informative, really fascinating. But good afternoon. Welcome to my talk.
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21 hours ago by AnthonyBaker
Podcast industry aims to better track listeners through new analytics tech called RAD – TechCrunch
Internet users are already being tracked to death, with ads that follow us around, search histories that are collected and stored, emails that report back to senders when they’ve been read, websites that know where you scrolled and what you clicked, and much more.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret - The New York Times
The millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails — each one following the path of an anonymous cellphone user. One path tracks someone from a home outside Newark to a nearby Planned Parenthood, remaining there for more than an hour.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
How to Use Siri Shortcuts to Get Through Your Daily Grind | WIRED
For the productivity-obsessed, a more joyful and efficient life starts with good habits. Our sensible routines prepare us for success: plan your day, wash your face, early to bed, early to rise, etc.
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yesterday by AnthonyBaker
How I Organize my Design Project Files | Veerle's Blog 4.0
Plus, I try to name my files using a logic consistent structure that works best for me. It keeps things clean and for some reason, this also gives me a certain peace. This is of course personal, but it's like with a clean desk.
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2 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Netflix Brings the Spooky with a Stranger Things Season 3 Teaser!
Hawkins, Indiana looks like it’s about to see a whole lot of Stranger Things when season three debuts in 2019! And while we may not have the best skill in pun-craft, we do have this enigmatic new teaser from Netflix!
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2 days ago by AnthonyBaker
JIRA is an antipattern – TechCrunch
Atlassian’s JIRA began life as a bug-tracking tool. Today, though, it has become an agile planning suite, “to plan, track, and release great software.” In many organizations it has become the primary map of software projects, the hub of all development, the infamous “source of truth.”
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
10 Things You Need To Read This Sunday
1. This was a really great article on the fact that there are several good, awards-contender movies out that have prominent queer characters — except no one would know based on the marketing.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
www.washingtonpost.com
Julia Botero was happy to catch on, and determined to stay on, at NPR.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Hear the First Sounds Ever Recorded on Mars
NASA’s InSight mission recently landed on Mars and like other missions before it, the lander is a equipped with a camera and has sent back some pictures of the red planet.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
30 Minute Kettlebell HIIT Workout - Running on Real Food
This 30 Minute Kettlebell HIIT Workout is a tough one but just how tough will be determined by the effort you give. It consists of 3 different 3 minute high-intensity intervals with 2 minutes rest between each, repeated for 2 rounds, or 30 minutes.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Minimalist Challenge Update: A Good Start - 1500 Days to Freedom
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today to update you on the Joint-Effort Minimalism Challenge that Mrs. Waffles on Wednesday and I are participating in. You can follow along daily on Instagram at OfficialMrs.1500 and wafflesonwednesday or on Twitter at @mrs1500 and @wafflesonwed.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
AI for Software Testing with Deep Learning: Is It Possible?
You are now in FULL VIEW | by on Dec 08, 2018 | NOTICE: QCon.ai - Applied AI for Developers Apr 15 - 17, 2019, San Francisco.
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Netflix’s UMBRELLA ACADEMY Trailer Looks Like a Wes Anderson Superhero Movie | Nerdist
The viral video-sphere knows the trend well: every time a new superhero movie comes on the horizon, some intrepid YouTuber makes the “Wes Anderson” version, usually involving low-key outfits, dollhouse-like production design, quirky voice-over narration, and actors doing their best impersonation
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3 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Remove The Obstacles To Sex | The Generous Husband
Do you ever wonder about the thought process your wife goes through when you ask her for sex? It’s actually the same as our thought process for most things, and it looks a lot like this: There are things that push her toward having sex, and things that push her away from having sex.
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4 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Your Personal Data is Already Stolen - Schneier on Security
Likewise for individuals, it pays to accept two unfortunate and harsh realities: Reality #1: Bad guys already have access to personal data points that you may believe should be secret but which nevertheless aren't, including your credit card information, Social Security number, mother's maiden name
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6 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The free Eat More Plants! cookbook : zen habits
A couple months ago, one of my favorite cookbook authors/bloggers (Jules Clancy of Stone Soup) came to me and asked in her Australian accent, “G’day Leo, how would you like to collaborate on a free vegan cookbook? I promise it won’t have Fosters or vegemoit in it, mate!” OK, she didn’t say
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6 days ago by AnthonyBaker
An Intentional System for Working with Goals : zen habits
Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames. Goals, like any tool, can be used to bludgeon ourselves over the head with shame and guilt, or can be used with intention, as a way to consciously deep our practice in life.
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6 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Sacred Bow: An Intentional Way to Close Out the Year & Start the New Year : zen habits
We’re entering the last month of the year, and it can be a crazy, shopping-filled, party spree of a month for many people. Or it can be a simpler, more mindful period of closing out the year and getting ready for the coming year.
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6 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Want a Happier Marriage? Prioritize Your Partner Before Your Kids | Fatherly
More than a few men joke that they fall third or fourth in their wives’ pecking order, after the kids and the dog. But for a lot guys (and moms), it’s not really a joke.
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Scientists may have solved the great mystery of dark matter - CNET
This might come as a surprise, but we don't really know exactly what makes up our entire universe. Don't freak out though.  An Oxford scientist has proposed a new theory that may have put to bed one of the cosmos' greatest mysteries.
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Here’s Facebook’s Former “Privacy Sherpa” Discussing How to Harm Your Facebook Privacy
In 2015, rising star, Stanford University graduate, winner of the 13th season of “Survivor,” and Facebook executive Yul Kwon was profiled by the news outlet Fusion, which described him as “the guy standing between Facebook and its next privacy disaster” and who has responsibility for guiding
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
What We Got Wrong: Lessons From the Birth of Microservices
You are now in FULL VIEW | by on Dec 04, 2018 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019.
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Best Places to Work: 5 Seattle-area tech companies make Glassdoor’s annual list – GeekWire
Five Seattle-area tech companies made Glassdoor’s annual Best Places To Work list for 2019. Slalom Consulting was the highest-ranked company, coming in at No. 14 overall. Slalom works with clients such as Alaska Airlines, Hyatt, and Teradata to solve problems across the digital landscape.
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The ‘war’ on climate. The climate ‘fight.’ Are we approaching the problem all wrong? | Grist
Each dead house fly was worth a quarter, my mom told us kids, but I never earned any money. Every time I cornered a fly, I pictured goo marks left on the wall — spots splayed with tiny black guts and twisted legs.
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Make an Interactive Map of Geographic Paths | FlowingData
With latitude and longitude coordinates, there are a number of ways to map geographic data using D3.js and Leaflet. This tutorial shows several ways of visualizing geographic point data using JavaScript.
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7 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Apple presents the best of 2018 - Apple
Apple presents the best of 2018 The Apps, Games, Music, Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts and More That Shaped Entertainment and Culture Around the World This Year As the year comes to a close there are so many unanswered questions: Who is Kiki, and does she love me? Should I start a podcast? Where is Donu
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8 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Better enough | Seth's Blog
It’s entirely possible that you’re better. Better by some axis you’ve invented, fallen in love with and decided is the most important thing to be better at.
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10 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Deal with Difficult People on Software Projects
How to Deal with Difficult People on Software Projects Product Managers The Dictator A Product Manager that rejects any idea that did not come from them.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Instagram 'Close Friends': What It Is and How to Use It | WIRED
There was a time when social media was just for sharing things with your friends. Then you started looking up your old flames from high school, and you added them to keep tabs on who got engaged or had a baby. Your parents got on social media, so you had to add them too.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
FluidDATA Podcast Monitoring API | ProgrammableWeb
The FluidDATA Podcast Monitoring API offers a way to obtain podcast transcript snippets that can be matched to specific search filters. Developers need only to specify a keyword in order to get the relevant transcript stream. FluidDATA relies on the pubdate in the RSS feed to determine the podcast's publication date. This API has a REST architecture and provides JSON responses.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
AWS Amazon Personalize API | ProgrammableWeb
The AWS Amazon Personalize API is a machine learning service for contextual personalization and recommendations. It provides a way to create a custom algorithm, remove a campaign, describe an event tracker, and return a list of datasets that includes services for; CreateAlgorithm, DeleteCampaign, DescribeEventTracker, ListDatasets and more. Amazon Web Services provides Cloud computing that delivers database storage, applications, and other IT resources through a cloud services platform via the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
GitHub - objectbox/objectbox-go: ObjectBox Go - persisting your Go structs/objects superfast and simple
ObjectBox is a superfast database for objects. Using this Golang API, you can us ObjectBox as an embedded database in your Go application. In this embedded mode, it runs within your application process.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
E Ink’s new screen is designed to let you write with near-zero latency - The Verge
E Ink, the company that produces the Kindle’s low-power display, has announced the JustWrite — a new display that can be written on with almost no latency.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Comcast’s Clark Discusses The Challenges Facing ‘TV As A Platform’ – Beet.TV
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico—Technology can relieve some of the unwanted friction in cross-platform video advertising, but much of that friction owes to the continued existence of multiple publishers.
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12 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Retire Forever on a Fixed Chunk of Money
These last two articles have focused on how common it is for early retirees to continue making money after they say goodbye to the cubicle. I share stories like that because I’ve seen it happen in so many lives, including my own. Plus, if you do it right, work is fun.
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13 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Latest Food Trends and Wellness Trends in Eating from Whole Foods
My dad is a self-proclaimed food trend-spotter. Just the other day, for example, he texted me urgently that he feels, "Blondies are having a cultural moment." (My mom later clarified that the source of his excitement was that he'd recently had one, for the first time in more than a decade.)
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14 days ago by AnthonyBaker
90% of coaching is self-coaching | Seth's Blog
A cherry can’t grow without the pit. The drupe works because it uses the pit as instigation, a foundation to go forward from. The same is true for the way most of us engage with a coach. That basketball coach screaming from the sidelines? There’s no way the player can hear what he’s saying.
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14 days ago by AnthonyBaker
www.washingtonpost.com
The third and largest wave of American innovation is drawing to a close, according to an ambitious and inventive effort to identify the most influential inventions of the past 180 years. To produce a consistent measure of U.S. innovation, economists built a database of more than 9 million patents.
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15 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Why is my project going badly? Michael Lester’s checklist for…
It helped me to understand where things went wrong. And after that, I would know what to do about it, or, alternatively, simply accept that I wasn't always going to be making my best work – and that's completely ok. 
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15 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Mobile-First Journalism: Producing News for Social and Interactive Media, 1st Edition (Paperback) - Routledge
Routledge.com eBooks are available through VitalSource. The free VitalSource Bookshelf® application allows you to access to your eBooks whenever and wherever you choose.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
MCT Oil and Keto: Why Supplementing With MCT Oil Helps Weight Loss
MCT oil is an essential supplement for people who want to reap the benefits of burning fat for fuel — aka ketosis. When your body is in ketosis, you produce ketones. Ketones help curb food cravings, increase your energy levels, and increase your metabolic rate.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
5 Ways Life Changed After Paying Off Our Mortgage (and 3 Ways it Didn’t) - Rockstar Finance :: Curating the best of money and personal finance
“Confidence says to others that you are comfortable in your own skin, that you are assured of yourself and that you are in control.” - Moneylogue@Moneylogue https://t.
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16 days ago by AnthonyBaker
swissmiss | Attention: You Are Wonderful
A guerrilla art series of unexpected sayings on metal street signs, installed in public spaces. Love this project by April Soetarman. She is running a Kickstarter so you can get your own sign, here.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Jeff Bezos pictures Amazon as inverted pyramid with himself at bottom - Business Insider
Amazon workers are told that Jeff Bezos considers himself the least important person at the company. That's according to a seasonal worker, who wrote an anonymous column for The Guardian in which they described their introductory talk from a fulfilment center manager.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Time to clear the bulletin board
Keep Going is done, so it’s time to clear the bulletin board for whatever is next. Here’s a snapshot of the paper scraps (and guardian spirits) before they go:
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
These Democrats are working with Republicans to possibly block Pelosi’s House Speaker bid – ThinkProgress
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has even more moderate Democrats to worry about in her bid to become Speaker of the House for the second time. 16 Democratic colleagues, later reduced to 15 when Rep.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The faster you unlearn OOP, the better for you and your software — Dawid Ciężarkiewicz aka `dpc`
Object-oriented programming is an exceptionally bad idea which could only have originated in California. Maybe it's just my experience, but Object-Oriented Programming seems like a default, most common paradigm of software engineering.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Review: The ABCs and 123s of D&D Children's Books
A couple of weeks ago in the middle of Wizards of the Coast’s busy publishing schedule for D&D, the company released two children’s books.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How Aristotle Can Help You Transform Your Financial and Personal Life - The Simple Dollar
Over the last year or two, one of the sub-themes on The Simple Dollar has been to look at different schools of philosophy and see what they can tell us about living a successful modern life, financially, personally, and otherwise.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Airstream’s Nest is a cozy, futuristic trailer
Even if you've never thought about splurging on a travel trailer, you've probably lusted after an Airstream. The aluminum homes away from home glisten as they are towed down highways and backroads and you can't help yourself. You want one.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Starting Your Podcast: A Guide For Students : NPR
We don't expect you to be experts. In fact, we expect that most of you are putting a podcast together for the first time. And even though this is a contest, it's also about learning new skills in a fun way.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Inside the Engine 2 Meal Planner : 5 Minute Chana Masala | Engine 2
I am back with another inside look at the Engine 2 Meal Planner. This time I had just returned from a 5 day trip out of town. My fridge was bare and my family was hungry.
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17 days ago by AnthonyBaker
No, You Don't Have to Locate Your Startup in the Bay Area | WIRED
When Alexis Ohanian met Jewel Burks a few years back while filming a show called Small Empires, he was pretty clear about how formidable he thought the young entrepreneur was. "I would not bet against Jewel,” he said. Indeed.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Simplify the Holidays : zen habits
Today, millions of people will be shopping, and the gift-shopping spree that is the holiday season will continue for a good month.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Inside The Engine 2 Meal Planner and Announcing Our Contest Winners | Engine 2
We created this video to give you a real sense of all the time-saving features we have packed into our planner.  And the best part?  Even MORE amazing features are on deck.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
A Time to Fast - Marginal REVOLUTION
Over one hundred years ago researchers demonstrated that calorie restriction in rats increased lifespan, sometimes by as much as 50%. Since that time, the finding has been replicated and extended to primates.
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19 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Avoiding the curse of the low-hanging fruit | Seth's Blog
These are the early adopters. The nerds. The people who knew they had a problem. These are the easy sales, the folks who will wait in line. And then the curse can set in.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Why is it so Hard to Lean Test? - Mind the Product
The Mind the Product training curriculum is written in collaboration with dozens of expert product managers from countries and companies around the world.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
My new two-way interview with Paul Krugman - Marginal REVOLUTION
Here is the video, link corrected, note it has hardly any overlap with my earlier Conversations with Tyler with Paul.  And the questions go in both directions.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is a big improvement over its predecessor - Roadshow
More power, a more satisfying driving experience and a more stylish cabin help make the 2019 RAV4 appealing.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Minted’s Top 9 Design Tips for Creating Irresistible Greeting Cards | Julep
Now that Minted Greeting Cards are gracing the shelves of our national retail partners, we’ve learned a thing or two about what makes a design stand out.
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21 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Gretchen Rubin
Alice is a writer who lives here in New York City, in Brooklyn. She's written for many publication, including The New Republic and The Cut. She has a book that just hit the shelves: Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey.
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22 days ago by AnthonyBaker
www.washingtonpost.com
Maybe the best reason to think there won’t be a recession in 2020 is that so many people are saying there will be. The idea being that the more people are worried about something, the more they should do to try to avoid it — right? You’d certainly think so, but not always.
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22 days ago by AnthonyBaker
DIY Realtime GraphQL BaaS with Hasura, DigitalOcean & Auth0 | Hasura
Can I use another hosting provider? Yes! You can replace DigitalOcean with any other hosting provider as long as you can run a Docker container on them. Here are the docs for deployment. Can I use another auth provider? Yes! Hasura doesn’t enforce which authentication system you use.
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22 days ago by AnthonyBaker
3 Month Coding Interview Bootcamp – educative – Medium
(Some background: I’ve interviewed hundreds of candidates for software engineering jobs at Facebook and Microsoft. I’ve also failed several coding interviews myself when I wasn’t prepared. Let’s get this out of the way.
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23 days ago by AnthonyBaker
7 Financial Habits That Have a High Rate of Return | Budgets Are Sexy
Remember the other week when I posted that tweet about the 7 habits that have a high rate of return in life? Where I rocked almost all of them except for the “exercising 3x a week” one where I appropriately scored an F-?
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23 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Signal to noise ratio | Seth's Blog
It’s almost impossible to have a substantive conversation at a soccer match. It’s too loud. Too much noise. It’s exhausting to listen to some politicians speak, because there’s nothing being said. Not enough signal.
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23 days ago by AnthonyBaker
swissmiss | Kindness is Strength
YES to this message. Designed by Anthony Burrill. 100% of proceeds are going to Kindly Collective, a charity which funds and supports grassroots projects in three areas: women, kids, and creatures.
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23 days ago by AnthonyBaker
On Bryce Harper and the Impact of Social Media on Athletes - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
As a big time Washington Nationals fan, I’ve been watching Bryce Harper play here in D.C. since he was first brought up to the majors at the age of 19. As you might therefore imagine, I’ve been closely following his free agency this fall.
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23 days ago by AnthonyBaker
GitLab's Secret To Success? All Its 350 Employees Work Remotely - Slashdot
Inc. magazine explains a unique feature of GitLab. "Every employee of the San Francisco-based startup, which offers tools for software developers, works from home." Three years ago, that was nine people.
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23 days ago by AnthonyBaker
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