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Loving “Moonrise Kingdom” For the Right Reasons
It’s great news that critics and viewers are responding, with enthusiasm and ticket purchases, respectively, to “Moonrise Kingdom.” It deserves both the acclaim and the…
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Innoveracy: Misunderstanding Innovation
Illiteracy is the inability to read and write. Though the percent of sufferers has halved in the last 35 years, currently 15% of the world has this affliction. Innumeracy is the inability to apply…
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2 days ago
paperplanes. The Developer is Dead, Long Live the Developer
I came across an article called "How DevOps is Killing the Developer." It mourns the rise of DevOps and an ever increasing set of skills a developer has to have to work in the resource-constrained…
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2 days ago
inessential.com: IAC on iOS
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2 days ago
Why we chose to build our core software business on the open web instead of on a closed app store platform
Subvert has made and sold a handful of our own different software products over the past few years. All have been mobile phone, tablet or tiny desktop apps. Our first was Flik, a network chat and…
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2 days ago
F9R First Flight Test | 250m - YouTube
RT : Hexacopter drone vid of 1st F9 rocket booster takeoff & landing w flight design legs
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2 days ago
Install Discourse in Under 30 Minutes
Jeff Atwood April 17, 2014 As we edge closer and closer to Discourse 1.0 – which should happen in the next two months – we continue to improve our install story. A few key things have…
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3 days ago
How Americans Die
By Matthew C. Klein / Bloomberg View / April 17, 2014 How Americans Die The mortality rate fell by about 17 percent from 1968 through 2010, years for which we have detailed data. Almost all of this…
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3 days ago
Dragons on the far side of the histogram by David of Basecamp
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4 days ago
The short guide to Capital in the 21st Century
Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century is the most important economics book of the year, if not the decade. It's also 696 pages long, translated from French, filled with methodological asides…
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7 days ago
A New Era of Application Services at Puppet Labs
Recently at Puppet Labs, we’ve been putting a lot of thought into how to make our server-side applications faster, smarter, and more modular. Today, we’re excited to give you a sneak…
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7 days ago
Interapp communication in JavaScript
How are we going to do interapplication communication between apps written in JavaScript running on the same machine? I use localStorage The client app stores a string in known location. The server…
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8 days ago
Memories of Steve
A version of this article about Steve Jobs first appeared in The Loop Magazine on his birthday during February of this year. Jim Dalrymple edited the original down in size and split it into two parts…
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8 days ago
Madeline Ashby :: Angry Robot Books
I highly recommend reading the sci fi book "vN: The First Machine Dynasty" and its sequel "iD” by
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8 days ago
How Chipotle transformed itself by upending its approach to management
During a busy lunch rush at a typical Chipotle restaurant, there are 20 steaks on the grill, and workers preparing massive batches of guacamole and seamlessly swapping out pans of…
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10 days ago
John Resig - Write Code Every Day
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10 days ago
Kosher Soul: Michael W. Twitty on Freedom, Diversity, and the Passover Table
Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrating a journey of emancipation, symbolized by food on the Seder plate. That’s fertile ground for a culinary historian who also happens to teach Judaic…
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10 days ago
ShareDrop
A WebRTC-based clone of AirDrop
html5  p2p  web  software  app  tool  site  WebRTC 
11 days ago
inessential.com: Brian on Data Migration
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11 days ago
www.igloosoftware.com
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11 days ago
The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain
Updated April 7, 2014: added Step 8 to the list. Added Korean Translation (provided by Yoon Jiman) Added French Translation (provided by Guillaume Haben) I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two…
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11 days ago
Why the Web Needs Perfect Forward Secrecy More Than Ever | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Takeaway from Heartbleed: Live every day as if you'll lose your SSL private keys tomorrow. Use forward secrecy.
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11 days ago
Chromebook | Terminally Incoherent
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11 days ago
Twitter / Carolb10: May contain traces of peanuts ...
May contain traces of peanuts and human flesh. Wait ...what?!
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11 days ago
Honey Maid and the Business of Love
For a long time, prejudice made a certain business sense. You could argue that it was immoral or wrong; others insisted that it was moral and godly. But there was little dispute about the business…
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12 days ago
Orbit Short Fiction
Array ( [0] => 1 [1] => 2 [2] => 3 [3] => 4 [4] => 5 [5] => 6 ) 6 The Churn by James S.A. Corey Publication Date—Apr 29, 2014 From New York Times bestselling author…
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12 days ago
Twitter / NYBloodCenter: Blood drive with @MTA Thurs ...
Blood drive with Thurs 4/17 8am-8pm at Walk-in and save lives. Donate blood in Vanderbilt Hall!
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12 days ago
Cool Tools – Rugged Rukus Portable Solar Wireless Sound System
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12 days ago
Sarah Mei
As a developer, doing talks at tech conferences is great for lots of reasons: boosting your career, promoting your company, and getting more excitement into other parts of your life. As an introvert,…
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12 days ago
Third life: Flickr co-founder pulls unlikely success from gaming failure. Again
By Carmel DeAmicis On April 5, 2014 Stewart Butterfield stood in front of his team in his company’s Vancouver office. He opened his mouth to speak, but couldn’t get twenty seconds…
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12 days ago
Acorn 4, a great Mac OS X picture and photo editor, built for humans.
RT : It’s a fact, Kirstin & write the loveliest newsletters <3

Also, Acorn 4 is on sale, $14.99. It’s a steal!
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12 days ago
Five Reasons Not To Raise Venture Capital
Let’s just get this one out of the way. 1. You probably won’t get a fair hearing. The seductive narrative of Silicon Valley stars a genius-hero who goes on a journey, overcomes myriad…
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13 days ago
Cities Advance Their Fight Against Rising Inequality
SEATTLE — In January, Teresa Fuentes’s employer told her she could work no more than 30 hours a week preparing burgers and passing out food at the drive-through for about $9.50 an…
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13 days ago
An Art History Major Teaching Programming, Part 1
This is the first of a three-part series about how the techniques I learned studying Art History have influenced the ways I teach Programming at UNC-Chapel Hill’s iSchool. Part one:…
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13 days ago
Cool Tools – Diablotek 8800mAh Portable USB Battery
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13 days ago
Twitter / patrickc: These days, San Francisco has ...
These days, San Francisco has greater income inequality than New York.
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13 days ago
Log In - The New York Times
These days, San Francisco has greater income inequality than New York.
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13 days ago
Become the leader your engineers need
We all started our professional journey as a "Maker" – a designer, programmer or tester. Our ability to make things is what brought us so far. We all love the feeling of getting things done.…
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14 days ago
HASH(0x3ac67b8)
Microservices are a style of software architecture that involves delivering systems as a set of very small, granular, independent collaborating services. Though they aren't a particularly new idea,…
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14 days ago
News Nerd Jobs
Sick of dudebros?

Come develop the news:
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14 days ago
Is SSE in 2014 what Ajax was in 2005?
If you haven't heard, SSE is "Server-Sent Events". A method of streaming data from server to browser using only HTTP and JS. You may remember when Ajax (aka XMLHttpRequest - aka XHR) really caught…
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14 days ago
Barbarians at the Gateways
High-frequency Trading and Exchange Technology Jacob Loveless I am a former high-frequency trader. For a few wonderful years I led a group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians, and together we…
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16 days ago
Drop Feature-Based Product Roadmaps
When I work on a product, I think about it all day long. I obsess over it. I love exploring the long view. What will this product look like next year? Five years from now? Ten years from now? I love…
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16 days ago
http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2014/04/john-kerrys-peace-talks
JOHN KERRY has spent much of his first year as Secretary of State on a quest to bring about a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority through sheer relentless diplomacy. As of…
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17 days ago
The death of a great American city: why does anyone still live in Detroit?
Khalil Ligon couldn’t tell if the robbers were in her house. She had just returned home to find her front window smashed and a brick lying among shattered glass on the floor. Ligon, an urban…
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17 days ago
(500) http://issoysauceglutenfree.com
Thinking about making a single-serving site:
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17 days ago
Aidan's availability
tired of sending availability by email, just made a page that shows a calendar with free/busy times:
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17 days ago
Biz Ladies Profile: Libby VanderPloeg | Design*Sponge
A dad leaves a comment under his daughter’s work posted on . Love this.
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18 days ago
Twitter / designsponge: Here's the comment. It's too ...
A dad leaves a comment under his daughter’s work posted on . Love this.
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18 days ago
Why Workers Can Suffer in Bossless Companies Like GitHub
The founders of GitHub. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired GitHub wants to change the way businesses operate, making them more egalitarian and more productive. But these changes may also bring new…
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18 days ago
Dropbox Open Source
RT : Dropbox's new open source page is live!
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19 days ago
RESTistential Crisis over Hypermedia APIs
Software developer Evan Cordell initiated a debate about how the hypermedia constraint of REST is at odds with common web APIs requirements in the API-Craft mailing list a few weeks ago. In…
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19 days ago
Millennials and Sex: A New Take on Dating, Marriage and Monogamy
By the end of their dinner at a small Italian restaurant in New York’s West Village, Leah is getting antsy to part ways with her boyfriend Ryan, so that she can go meet up with her boyfriend…
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20 days ago
How did Stripe come up with its name?
Back in November 2010, I dropped out of school to join a stealth-mode startup called (at the time) /dev/payments. The company was building a developer-focused payments API that would be as easy as…
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20 days ago
Tesla and SpaceX: Elon Musk's industrial empire
Apparently it's fast and smoke-free. The Tesla Model S is powered by 7,000 battery cells linked to an electric motor. No engine, no transmission, no tailpipe. As this company video shows, the dash is…
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20 days ago
All Girls to the Front: Women, Sex and Video Games –
What’s Sex Got to Do with It? Last friday a primarily female panel presented their experiences with sex in video games. Topics included traditional objectifying roles and how “Sex…
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20 days ago
The Surprisingly Large Cost of Telling Small Lies
Trying to get off the ground before the money runs out. Recently, I caught up with one of our angel investors for lunch: Peter is a brilliant entrepreneur from England who has lived all over the…
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20 days ago
Throwing K-Cups In Glass Houses – Marco.org
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20 days ago
F9R Static Fire - YouTube
RT : [VIDEO] Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R), Grasshopper’s successor, completes a successful test fire.
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20 days ago
Shadow DOM — Acko.net
“CSS should be limited to style & typography. We can define a real layout system next to it rather than on top of it”
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20 days ago
Thinking About Mozilla | Incisive.nu
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20 days ago
boss.blogs.nytimes.com
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20 days ago
Class Hierarchies? Don't Do That!
In theory, JavaScript does not have classes. In practice, the following snippet of code is widely considered to be an example of a “class” in JavaScript: function Account () {…
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21 days ago
Amazon Web Services Blog: Amazon CloudSearch - Even Better Searching for Less Than $100/Month
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21 days ago
rentzsch.tumblr.com: Using ownCloud for Contacts and Calendar Syncing (instead of iCloud)
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