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My Learn OmniFocus Seminar — MacSparky
I'm doing a live seminar over at Learn OmniFocus this week on October 31 (Halloween!) at 10:00 AM PST. It's an hour long session and I'll be walking through some of the ways I use OmniFocus in my daily setup. There is still a little room left so get in there if you'd like to participate.
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24 days ago by AnthonyBaker
This Easy Mushroom Ragu Is Fall's Best Vegetarian Pasta Recipe
My boyfriend and I are long-distance, so we get to see each other about once every three months.
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24 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The Siri Shortcuts Home Screen — MacSparky
I was listening to Cortex this week and heard CGP Grey talking about replacing applications on his home screen with Siri Shortcuts links. It was some really clever insight and led me down a rabbit hole of experiments resulting in this, the all Siri Shortcuts home screen.
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25 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Improve Apple Photos with PowerPhotos – Sponsor — MacSparky
This week MacSparky is sponsored by PowerPhotos. There is a lot to like about Apple Photos on your Mac, but if you use it for any length of time, you’ll also realize the app is missing a lot of the tools you need to truly manage your large photo library. That's where PowerPhotos comes in.
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25 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Too Much Email — MacSparky
Cal Newport linked to an Adobe study that concluded average users check email 5.6 hours per weekday. If you look into the study a bit further, it looks like these numbers are inflated but even cutting them in half, 2.3 hours a day on email is too much.
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25 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Atari Asteroids: creating a vector arcade classic
As Atari’s best-selling arcade game of all time, Asteroids was literally a game changer. Released in December 1979, it was responsible for catapulting Atari into mainstream public consciousness.
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25 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How Design Thinking Can Make Your Good API Amazing | ProgrammableWeb
If you’re reading this article, it’s probably because you’ve undertaken a software design project, so first of all, congratulations! Developing a software product is an enormous challenge, but it’s also enormously rewarding.
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26 days ago by AnthonyBaker
5 Reasons Not to Use Microservices — Runscope Blog
Michael Churchman is a guest contributor for the Runscope blog. If you're interested in sharing your knowledge with our readers, we would love to have you! Please fill out this short form and we'll get in touch with you.
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26 days ago by AnthonyBaker
ongoing by Tim Bray · Retiring?
I’m not young and I can af­ford to stop work­ing. I’m won­der­ing if I should. And then, when I get up, I’d like to spend two or three hours on Feed­ly and The Economist, just read­ing what’s go­ing on in the world.
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26 days ago by AnthonyBaker
The Crumbling Architecture of Nuclear Arms Control | naked capitalism
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27 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Make better promises | Seth's Blog
We spend so much of our time keeping promises, fretting about promises, whittling down promises… that we rarely put the effort into creating better ones. More generous.
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27 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Two Hundred Fifty Things an Architect Should Know — R / D
1. The feel of cool marble under bare feet. 2. How to live in a small room with five strangers for six months. 3. With the same strangers in a lifeboat for one week. 4. The modulus of rupture. 5. The distance a shout carries in the city. 6. The distance of a whisper. 7.
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29 days ago by AnthonyBaker
Parity founder demos Substrate, live launches a blockchain in minutes instead of days or weeks – TechCrunch
While the blockchain world has seemingly blazed along in the last 18 months, much of the action has been in the currency world. The underlying technologies building this world are growing at an equally blistering rate, but until now few have threatened to ‘game the game’.
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29 days ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Make a Career Change at 40 and Stop Feeling Stagnant at Work
The Duncan Hines cake products you see in the grocery store are a good example. Hines did not write his first food guide until age 55 and he did not license his name for cake mixes until age 73. Samuel L.
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29 days ago by AnthonyBaker
GitHub Status Generator
What is this site? GitHub's down and I can't really do work. So out of boredom, I made this site to make sure you never run out of slightly different status messages from GitHub. Made by Aapeli Vuorinen, for your entertainment. Check it out on GitHub if they're back up.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Redis Graph - a graph database module for Redis
This project is a Redis module that implements a graph database. Nodes in the graph represent entities such as persons or places, and connections such as 'visit' are made between the different entities.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
firstround.com
On Aubrey Blanche’s first day as Atlassian’s Global Head of Diversity Inclusion, the company was hiring roughly 10% women into its technical workforce. Over the last year, 18% of their technical hires were women. That’s an impressive 80% delta.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
GitHub - dlthomas/sql-viewer: GHCJS front-end for queryparser
UI for uber/queryparser, written in Haskell using using react-flux, compiled to javascript with GHCjs.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
🔮 Automation & deglobalisation; attention taxes; the blockchain lie; rethinking cities; dandelions, Alzheimer assets, quiet Finns++ #188
Dept of podcasts Today AI is a technology, but in the future it will be its own species. I discuss the future of artificial general intelligence, its merging with blockchain-based projects, as well as the state of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship with serial entrepreneur and investor Elad Gil.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
api - Hyphen, underscore, or camelCase as word delimiter in URIs? - Stack Overflow
I'm designing an HTTP-based API for an intranet app. I realize it's a pretty small concern in the grand scheme of things, but: should I use hyphens, underscores, or camelCase to delimit words in the URIs? I'm leaning towards underscores for everything.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Why Are We Mostly Ignoring the Climate Crisis? The Message Is Wrong | naked capitalism
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Doc Searls Weblog · Journalism without Twitter
So I’m taking live notes—or maybe trying to—at Blockchain in Journalism: Promise and Practice, happening at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, at the Columbia School of Journalism, to name the three Russian dolls of this thing.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Breaking Changes | GitHub Developer Guide
Breaking changes are any changes that might require action from our integrators. We divide these changes into two categories: We strive to provide stable APIs for our integrators. When a new feature is still evolving, we release it behind a schema preview.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
3 Common API Design Errors — Runscope Blog
Nicolás Bohórquez is a guest contributor for the Runscope blog. If you're interested in sharing your knowledge with our readers, we would love to have you! Please fill out this short form and we'll get in touch with you.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Gmail Creator and YC Partner Paul Buchheit on Joining Google, How to Become a Great Engineer and Happiness - Triplebyte Blog
Paul Buchheit is an engineer and partner at Y Combinator. He was the 23rd employee at Google, where he built Gmail and the first prototype for Adsense. After leaving Google he co-founded Friendfeed, which was acquired by Facebook.
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4 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
302 Found
We’re proud to introduce Claire Hough as our new VP of Engineering. Claire joins Apollo with over 20 years of experience building impactful and inclusive engineering teams at Udemy and Napster.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
GraphQL Best Practices | GraphQL
The GraphQL specification is intentionally silent on a handful of important issues facing APIs such as dealing with the network, authorization, and pagination.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Gigaom | The best practice game changer that is GitHub Actions
“GitHub? That’s a code repository, right?” said a friend, when I mentioned I was in San Francisco. GitHub Universe, the company’s annual conference, is small but perfectly formed — 1,500 delegates fills a hall but doesn’t overwhelm.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Staying on Top of Changes in GraphQL | GitHub Developer Guide
To provide a more seamless experience we prefer to continuously evolve our schemas rather than using API versioning. Continuous evolution allows us to iterate faster and provide our integrators with new schema members more often.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Herding Cats: Resources for Good Project Management
Anecdotes abound of examples of Bad Project Management. Sometimes these anecdotes are used to suggest a corrective or preventive action that might actually work. Other times these suggestions are simply bogus.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
GitHub - rlingineni/Lambda-Serverless-Search: Use AWS Lambda to perform free-text search on documents - With SAM Template
I love elasticsearch. I love serverless functions. But I love serverless functions more because they're cheaper to run. The purpose of this project is to allow the benefits of free text searching but work and scale at the most minimal cost. The search algorithm powering the system is lunrjs.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Understanding How Apache Pulsar Works — Jack Vanlightly
I will be writing a series of blog posts about Apache Pulsar, including some Kafka vs Pulsar posts. First up though I will be running some chaos tests on a Pulsar cluster like I have done with RabbitMQ and Kafka to see what failure modes it has and its message loss scenarios.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
How Paying Attention to Detail Saves Your Finances
They say the devil is in the details. When it comes to your finances, this can certainly be true. Each day, we have the potential to lose money simply because we aren't paying attention. We pay too much for items because we don't notice how much they cost.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
How I Threw Away My Career At 28 (& Started Something Way Better)
In March of 2017, I got a phone call that changed my life. I was due to start a new job as the events manager at an exclusive Hollywood social club that Monday.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
"Living off 50% of our income saved me in an unexpected way" | Budgets Are Sexy
So powerful!!! So sad!! So inspiring!! Life Update: I was one of the original people referenced in the “live off 50% of your income” article. Fast forward 6 years. Just as we were about to retire in our early/mid 50s my husband passed away very suddenly.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
We can now customize cancer cures, tumor by tumor - MIT Technology Review
The first time someone pitched Genentech’s senior leadership on a personalized cancer vaccine, it did not go well. “I thought there was going to be a riot,” Ira Mellman, then Genentech’s head of research oncology, recalls.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Evergreen
Evergreen is a React UI Framework for building ambitious products on the web. Brought to you by Segment. Evergreen contains a set of polished React components that work out of the box.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Insights from Paul Allen: How the ‘Idea Man’ made a vast impact beyond Microsoft – GeekWire
Who founded Microsoft? Ask almost anyone that question, and they’ll say Bill Gates. But the software icon himself told the rest of the story today in a tribute to his Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
MailSuite Beta — MacSparky
One big change with Mojave was Apple’s tightening up of the mail plugin mechanism. As a result mail plug-in makers have been hard at work bringing their products in line with the new security protocols.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
“Here we go again” | Seth's Blog
We all say that to ourselves. The question is: when do you say it?
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Start the Bulletproof Diet in 10 Easy Steps
If you’ve been eating a typical western diet, the Bulletproof Diet seems like a complete overhaul. A small percentage of people can dive right in and never turn back. The rest of us have much more success making small changes that add up.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
GitHub - JoshuaScript/spresso-search: Visual metasearch engine built with React, Redux, Express and TypeScript
Visual metasearch engine built with React, Redux, Express, and TypeScript. Spresso search scrapes search results from Google using the node x-ray library, and uses the same library scrape obtain meta-information on webpages (preview images, favicons).
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog: If Worry About Climate Change and Care About the Environment, Vote No on I-1631
If you care about the environment, if you worry about global warming, and if this summer's smoke is of concern, you should vote against Washington State Initiative 1631. If you are like me, you are worried about the impacts of increasing CO2 in the atmosphere.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
These macOS Mojave apps will help you get the most out of the Finder
The updated macOS makes the Finder better than ever but once you've tried its new features, you'll want more. AppleInsider shows how you can have your Mac tag or name files at a keystroke and then automatically manage your folders for you.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
A year of Scoble change – Scobleizer
In my 53 years I’ve seen a couple of house fires. One, at a neighbor’s house, woke me up in the middle of the night with banging on doors. Terror from waking up to a weird light in the bedroom, unnatural heat coming through the window, and the horrific sounds of lives being disrupted.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Building artificial people: Endless possibilities and the dark side - O'Reilly Media
Supasorn Suwajanakorn is a computer vision researcher who recently developed a technique that can synthesize a speech video of President Obama by learning from existing video footage.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
This Is What Makes a Truly Happy Marriage, According to the Experts | Fatherly
Sometimes, the motivation can be spot-on, but if the target is off, the effort doesn’t really matter. Drive east looking for a sunset, and even with a full tank of gas and broad spectrum eyewear, the destination will never be reached.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
designrl.github.io
Original agent in BipedalWalkerHardcore-v2 learning to navigate. Agent learns a better body design jointly with the navigation task.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
How a former Y Combinator partner decided to drop out of law school - Business Insider
Taggar, a former partner at the startup accelerator Y Combinator, is the cofounder and CEO of Triplebyte, a recruiting and technical screening platform for tech companies. Back then, he was a law student in the United Kingdom.
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5 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Form Design Patterns Book Excerpt: A Registration Form — Smashing Magazine
We’re happy to announce Adam Silver’s new book Form Design Patterns. In this excerpt from the book, Adam takes a look at the foundational qualities of a well-designed form and how to think about them. You can also get the book right away → Let’s start with a registration form.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Easy Vegan Ranch Dressing | Minimalist Baker Recipes
Soak cashews in very hot water for 30 minutes -1 hour (or overnight in cool water). While cashews are soaking, measure out almond milk and add lemon juice and set aside to curdle (this makes your vegan “buttermilk”). Drain and rinse cashews several times and drain again.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Geoengineering methods that could cool the planet, curb climate change - Business Insider
We are running out of time to prevent catastrophic effects of climate change from reshaping our world.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Rethink: Web : Open Space
When we struggle to explain the inherent qualities of a medium, we tend to defer to analogies and metaphors. This is especially true of the internet. Clouds, highways, streams, and real estate are just a few examples of the concepts employed to represent this intangible invention.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
How to Get Things Done When You Don't Feel Like It - ACM Queue
Have you ever come into work, sat down at your computer to begin a project, opened your editor, and then just stared at the screen? This happens to me all the time, so I understand your struggle. Even if you love your job, you don't always feel like doing it every day.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
API Overview : Tech Center : NPR
An API, or Application Programming Interface, is a way for two computer applications to talk to each other in a common language that they both understand.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
GraphQL APIs Now Configurable through Stackery | ProgrammableWeb
StackeryTrack this API, serverless development toolkit provider, recently announced that developers can now configure and provision AWS AppSync GraphQL APIs with Stackery. Developers can connect GraphQL resolvers to backend data sources like DynamoDB tables, Lambda functions, or HTTP proxies.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Finding the Courage to Write Your Own Story - Living Well Spending Less®
If your holiday season is already overwhelming, grab our FREE Holiday Planner to help you plan with peace. Fill your holidays with more joy and less stress today! Get your Free Holiday Planner HERE.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
We Could Watch This CAPTAIN AMERICA Tribute Video All Day | Nerdist
You know what’s really depressing about the end of Infinity War? Not that we had to see all of those people we love vanish into dust, because we know they’re definitely coming back to make that sweet sequel money.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Behold! The Library of Congress's audacious plan to digitize and share the nation's treasures / Boing Boing
The Library of Congress has published its latest digital strategy, laying out a bold plan to "exponentially grow" its collections through digital acquisitions; "maximize the use of content" by providing machine-readable rights data and using interoperable formats and better search; to support data-
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
How Practicing Morning Yoga Transforms Your Life (+10 Beginners' Poses)
Morning yoga is the most energizing, transcending, and enlightening experience. Once you make it a daily habit, you’ll notice a wide variety of changes to your body, mind, and everything that makes you, you.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
21 People Tell Us How Much They Spend On Monthly Subscriptions (& Which Ones Are Worth It)
I was recently taking a deep dive into my credit card statement (which, admittedly, I need to do a lot more than I should) and I realized something: my partner and I spend a lot on monthly subscriptions and memberships.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
A philosopher explains how our addiction to stories keeps us from understanding history - The Verge
“I myself am a victim to narrative,” says Alex Rosenberg, a Duke University philosophy professor whose new book hopes to convince readers that narratives — and especially narrative history — are flawed as tools of knowledge.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
What 'Pay Yourself First' Really Means - The Simple Dollar
Pay yourself first. It’s a snappy little phrase that’s used all the time in personal finance books and articles. I first heard it on radio ads advertising “get out of debt quick” and “get rich quick” schemes.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Announcing the new GitHub and Jira Software integration | The GitHub Blog
It’s important to us that our users can work the way they want to. For this reason, we’ve built a new integration with Jira allowing software teams to connect their code on GitHub.com to their projects on Jira Software Cloud.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Trouble in Scrum City | LeadingAgile Field Notes
Disclaimer: This is not a critique of Scrum. Instead of designing a thing, we need to design a way of doing, and this way of doing must make some choices now but leave other choices to a later time. – Guy Steele, 1998 ACM OOPSLA keynote, “Growing a Language” (video)
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Release Note Best Practices - How to Write Product Release Notes
We know what you’re thinking: Release notes best practices? Good grief! Like I don’t have enough to worry about, making sure my product roadmap always reflects our current strategy and that my backlog doesn’t become a black hole of endless to-do items and product ideas.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Let Teens Sleep in Already: How Early School Start Times Harm Their Brains
Teens are biologically wired to need 8 to 10 hours of sleep per night. Early school start times are causing teens to suffer from chronic sleep deprivation.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
What's Wrong With Oil? - Brand New Vegan
I want to take a second and talk about our MOST FAVORITE subject:…Oil.  I don’t use it or eat it, and I don’t recommend you do either.   And here’s why: “Wait, oil is Vegan isn’t it?  Can’t Vegans eat oil?” Sure ….Vegans can (and do) eat oil.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Why You Might Not Need Serverless — Runscope Blog
Chris Riley is a guest contributor for the Runscope blog. If you're interested in sharing your knowledge with our readers, we would love to have you! Please fill out this short form and we'll get in touch with you.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
The Ultimate RPG Character Back Story Guidebook - GeekDad
Author James D’Amato offers RPG tabletop gamers and quick, easy and fun way to expand their hero’s legends with the  Ultimate RPG Character Backstory Guide.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
This 'Key and Peele' Sketch Is the Internet's New Favorite Meme
If you’ve spent any time on Twitter over the last few days, you’ll probably have noticed a clip from Comedy Central’s Key & Peele doing the rounds after becoming the latest meme to take the social media platform by storm.
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6 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
We’re (still) not being alarmist enough about climate change
What if we had another 9/11, and nothing happened? Living in New York City, the one fantasy sport that everybody plays is real estate; we all like to imagine what it would be like to be able to afford to buy a place.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
NBCU Brings Audience Optimization Tech In-House, Custom Develops Algorithms – Beet.TV
SANTA BARBARA, CA – NBCU has brought audience optimization technology in-house, developing its own algorithms and making it more responsive to market demands, says Denise Colella.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
O’Reilly Radar: Open source tool trends—What our users tell us - O'Reilly Media
Roger Magoulas is O’Reilly’s Vice President of Business Strategy and Research.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Charts show how Facebook took over your online identity - Business Insider
Facebook revealed the worst security breach in its history on Friday. Hackers, the company confirmed, had taken advantage of multiple bugs in its code, potentially gaining access to 50 million users' full social media profiles. This was extremely bad news, but it only got worse.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Best design practices to get the most out of your API - O'Reilly Media
What’s in an error? An error can occur in many places along your code path, from an authorization error during an API request, to a business logic error when a particular entity doesn’t exist, to a lower-level database connection error.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Commit to the Important – The Generous Wife
What’s important to you? That’s not an idle question. Really think about it. When you have a few answers, invite your husband to brainstorm ways to weave those things into your life.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Unbabel migrated to Kubernetes and you won’t believe what happened next!
With great growth comes a great set of challenges, and a great responsibility to meet them. Here at Unbabel, our exponential growth has seen demand grow, and with it, the size and number of projects we create.
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7 weeks ago by AnthonyBaker
Shifting Death | FlowingData
The most common causes of death change as you age. Teenagers are more likely to die in car crashes than they are from cancer, whereas older people are more likely to die from cancer and heart diseases. We saw this in aggregate and we saw this at a more individual level with a simulation.
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