Kip Kennedy

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Draining the Swamp

From the beginning, the creators of Washington, D.C., went to some trouble to conceal that their capital was built on shaky ground.<p>On October 17th, during a speech on ethics reform, Donald Trump announced, “It is time to drain the swamp in Washington, D.C.” A day later, he repeated the phrase in a …

AppleInsider podcast talks 'Apple Car' testing, games on Apple TV, Force Touch and more

Feature<p>Get all caught up on the latest "Apple Car," Apple TV, and "iPhone 6s" rumors on this week's all-new AppleInsider podcast. Mikey also shares …

How to Create a Smoke Effect for a Photoshop Brush

Have you ever seen an amazing effect in a piece of digital art and wondered how they did it? Maybe it was a figure in a column of smoke or a flaming …

Photoshop Tutorial | Secret Tip For Nailing White Balance With Ease

Getting correct white balance has to be the absolute bane of my digital photography life. I just find it irritating that cameras don’t get this right …

Want to use one drive between a Mac and Windows PC? Partitioning is your best bet

Compatibility issues between Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X may have diminished sharply over the years, but that doesn’t mean they’ve …

Operating Systems

How to Convert Images to Black and White and Add a Color Tint in Photoshop

<b>Note</b>: <i>This week is Black and White Photography Week on dPS and to celebrate we’re offering 50% off our Ultimate Guide to Black and White Photography</i> …

How to write a scene: Writing scenes with purpose and structure

Knowing how to write a scene is a crucial skill for writing a novel. Scenes are the basic building blocks of plot. Read this guide for tips on …

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from June 2015

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

New challenge in Gaza: 'Islamic State' takes on Hamas

In the Gaza Strip there are new front lines. Not only are Hamas and Israel fighting with each other, but now another party has entered the conflict: …

How to Make a Wire Frame and Wire Wrapped Pendant Necklace Tutorials

Interested in making one of a kind wire wrapped pendant necklaces? Then you have to watch these two tutorials by Liz Kreate over on Youtube. The …

How to Add a Video Background to Your WordPress Site in 4 Easy Steps

Imagine going to a website with a large “hero” image in the header. Looks great, huh? Large images can make your site look amazing, but they don’t …

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #15 – Resolution Display

Welcome to part 15 of my user engagement series. Today, we’ll be discussing another important element of web design based around display. The way …

Web Design

How to Create a Wallpaper with Technology Text Effect in Photoshop

Create a beautiful text effect and trendy wallpaper on your desktop in cyberpunk style. In this tutorial, we will mainly apply a lot visual effects, …

Here Are All the Free PS4, PS3 and PS Vita Games You Can Download in July

After putting diehard fans into cardiac arrest during its E3 2015 press conference, Sony couldn’t possibly surprise anyone with its Instant Game …

Rocket League

How to Make a Minecraft Thumbnail With GIMP (2014) (Updated)

Minecraft

Perform These 7 Awesome Photoshop Tricks in GIMP

Do advanced photo tricks, for free. It’s possible, thanks to The GIMP.The GNU Image Manipulation Program, or GIMP, is a capable open source and free …

How to Make GIMP Work More Like Photoshop

Over six months ago, I stopped using Adobe Photoshop and switched to the open source alternative, GIMP, for all my personal photography projects. …

LEGO Jurassic World Creating A Custom Dinosaur - IGN Video

Lego Jurassic Park allows you to splice together Dino DNA to create your own custom dinosaur. We make the best dino ever!

Can you overuse media queries?

When most people think about responsive web design, they think about a website that restructures and reforms to fit the device where it is being …

Create a Custom API in Magento: Part One

In this two-part series, we're going to look at the Magento APIs. Specifically we'll create custom APIs and expose them. In this first part, we'll …

Creating a Web App From Scratch Using Python Flask and MySQL: Part 7

In the previous part of this series, we implemented image upload functionality for the users while adding a wish. We also added a few more options …

This startup created an algorithm that detects nude images online

Last month, Microsoft developed a fun algorithm at How-old.net that guessed the age of the people in a given photo.<p>Now, one Seattle startup is doing …

Facebook’s algorithm can identify you even when you’re hiding your face

Facebook has gotten so good at recognizing people from images that it doesn’t even need to see their faces anymore.<p>At the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference in Boston earlier this month, the social network presented research that shows it can identify individuals with 83% accuracy, …

Now everyone can buy Amazon’s Siri-like Echo smart speaker

Amazon Echo, the Bluetooth speaker/home automation equivalent of Siri, is finally becoming available to the broader Amazon community. Amazon …

Smart Homes

How to Make Slime

You never know when you're going to need a slime recipe- and this one's a good one- so pin it, bookmark it, copy it, do whatever you have to do to …

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

Reimagining Flight Simulator

<i>This article is part of a web dev series from Microsoft. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible.</i><p>The first version of …