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2nd Cambridge Analytica whistleblower says apps and quizzes like 'Sex Compass' gathered data from way more than 87 million Facebook users

The data from as many as 87 million Facebook accounts obtained by Cambridge Analytica in a massive data breach was probably just the tip of the iceberg.<p>That's according to the written testimony that Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica's former business development director, gave on Tuesday to the …

Cambridge Analytica

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

What to do if you're miserable at work, according to a happiness expert

If you find yourself unhappy, stressed or miserable at your office, you are not alone.<p>While more than half of American workers say they don't feel …

Happiness

Create Minimalist Responsive Layouts With Mini.css

A <b>frontend framework</b> should be <b>lightweight and easy to use</b>. Bootstrap is the most popular, although it’s also one of the heaviest. And, in a world with …

Web Design

Rachel Andrew — The New CSS Layout Technologies

Rachel Andrew returns! Rachel is a sought out expert on web design layout technologies like CSS Grid and Flexbox, an invited expert to CSS Working …

CSS

What Do Developers Need to Know to Develop Web Apps?

To gather insights on the state of web application development today, we spoke with 12 executives who are familiar with the current state of the …

Exploring CSS grids and their awesomeness

This tutorial is about CSS grids. I write it after reading the mozilla documentation and building something which I think turned out pretty cool, all …

CSS

HTML5: The end of native apps?

The future of web programming is moving towards a common, cross-platform language with HTML5. But will software developers meet CIO demands for new …

Good copywriting leads to better web design

Quick show of hands: How many of you Designers are guilty of using lorem ipsum in your mockups? If you didn’t raise your hand, you’re lying.<p>As …

The Paradox of Choice: Why Less is More in UX Design

From the moment you wake up, your brain consciously or subconsciously starts making decisions. It can be anything, from debating if you want to sleep …

UX Design

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of …

Gradientify

CSS

Twitter has a big bot problem

Twitter bots – robots that interact with humans – have a long history. The Twitter API is fairly easy to use (I made a bot that plays Zork with a friend two years ago) and there is little protection against creating new accounts automatically. This ease of use used to be great for programmers but …

Social Media

Infographic: Yoga Poses More Effective Than Massage To Help You Sleep Better

<b>Practicing yoga before bed</b> can be your best defence against insomnia.<p><b>By calming down</b> your body and your mind, you are putting yourself in a better …

Yoga

What is the Future of Front End Web Development?

I was asked to do a little session on this the other day. I'd say I'm underqualified to answer the question, as is any single person. If you really …

Livestreaming

The Key to Ultimate Productivity in Data Science Teams – Agile Data Analysis

When Agile meets big data and machine learning<p>Machine learning is set on an irreversible path to become impactful on how we’ll do our jobs and how …

Project Management

10 Essential Rules for UI Design

Design never really used to matter all that much.It’s hard to imagine now, but before Apple’s meteoric rise to global popularity, design usually took …

UI Design

How Can You Spot Great Leaders? This Is How They Manage Younger and Older Workers (Note the Difference) | Inc.com

Successful leaders recognize early on that certain challenges will emerge. How you choose to deal with each generational employee in the same office will have a critical effect on your relationship with your team.<p>The challenge is having the self-awareness (a component of emotional intelligence) to …

Employment

Three worthy sound bars under $200

Buying a cheap sound bar doesn't mean that you have to get one that sucks. Here are our favorite sound bars for under $200.<p>Once upon a time you used to have to pay $400 for a good sound bar, and products that cost less were usually rubbish. Things have changed for the better in the last few years, …

Audiophile

Meet the Americans on the Front Line If North Korea Goes to War

If North Korea goes to war, they will be on the front line.<p>Some 37,500 soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are on the ground as part of United States Forces Korea (USFK) and it will be up to them to help the South Koreans defend their country if the North Koreans attack.<p>Established in 1957 after …

North Korea

Trump's International Policies Could Have Lasting Effects On Higher Ed

Trump administration policies toward refugees and immigrants, as well as a recent racially-charged shooting in Kansas, have some international students thinking twice about enrolling in American colleges and universities.<p>Relatives of the Kansas shooting victims are urging other Indians to not send …

Higher Education

If AI Can Fix Peer Review in Science, AI Can Do Anything

Here's how science works: You have a question about some infinitesimal sliver of the universe. You form a hypothesis, test it, and eventually gather …

Outlook 2016 for Mac now supports Google Calendar and Contacts

Users have been clamoring for Office 2016 for Mac to add Google Calendar and Contacts support, two features that have been available on both the iOS and Android versions for a while now. But the wait is nearly over. Microsoft announced on Thursday that it is beginning to roll out that support. …

March Comfort Food Calendar

It’s not quite winter, but it’s not warm enough for spring. Your body is all confused and you just want a big bowl of mac and cheese—or chili. Here, …

Cooking

Your Magic Number: The Best-Kept Secret for Managing Your Personal Finances | Inc.com

I think that everyone I know--from family and friends, to business associates and clients and customers--wishes they could do a better job with their personal finances. Many of us are in debt up to our eyeballs, and according to U.S. government statistics, only 29% of households age 55 and older …

Personal Finance

Agile, Lean, Design Thinking, Continuous Delivery… Which Should I Use?

This curated post is by Cauri, Instructor at Rhubarb Studios, Los AngelesThe post Agile, Lean, Design Thinking, Continuous Delivery… Which Should I …

Project Management

Why Other People Wreck Brainstorms (And How To Stop Them)

The reason brainstorms devolve into groupthink has to do with the way memory works. Here’s how to get around that.<p>You’re probably brainstorming all wrong. Chances are you’re using some form of the rules that were initially devised by the adman Alex Osborn that started in the 1950s. His process …

Creativity

How to Politely Disagree, According to Science

After an election that was glaringly short on tolerance and compassion, it’s clear we need a new kind of public conversation, where we learn to reach …

Southern Poverty Law Center

How the Nazis Took Control of Germany

Hitler was not that popular when he first took office, but the Nazis quickly changed that, for the simple reason that power magnifies the ideas of …

The future of American jobs lies with the tech industry

Abinash Tripathy Contributor<p>Abinash Tripathy is CEO and co-founder of Helpshift.<p>When Donald Trump won the election, many in Silicon Valley were flummoxed: “How could a bigoted billionaire with no government experience and a twitchy Twitter trigger finger win the U.S. presidential election?” they …

Manufacturing