Kurt Weiske

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Women share screenshots of the replies they received after asking out their crushes

A British dating expert asked women to share screenshots of the replies they received after asking their crushes out on a date. The results were both …

Relationships

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

There are plenty of products out there that cost less than $20, but most of them never get used. A USB drive that works in outer space? Can’t imagine …

Meet Michaela DePrince: the buzzy ballerina Beyoncé invited to get in formation

You might not recognize Michaela DePrince by name, but you’ve most likely seen her dance—she was the breakout ballerina in the 2011 documentary <i>First</i> …

How Google And Others Are Plotting The Revenge Of The Web App

Evolving technology and app store frustrations could give the once-overhyped web app another shot at relevance.<p>For Alex Russell, a developer at Google, making web apps better isn’t just a job: It’s a personal belief.<p>Since last year, Russell has been championing a new breed of web-based apps that …

Apps

Collectives Spotlight #7: The Analogue Street Collective

<i>In t</i><i>he world of photography, the idea of collectives is not new: Magnum Photos set the standard nearly 70 years ago and countless other efforts have cropped up in the intervening decades. But what is new, or at least has changed dramatically in the past decade, is the ease and speed at which groups</i> …

Street Photography

Free Ebook: Introducing “Understanding Docker Containers” Guide

Docker technology is fast becoming popular compared to Virtual Machines (VMs) and keeping up with that means finding information about how it works, …

DevOps

Things to make your home office legit

Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with <i>Wirecutter</i><i>, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. This is a condensed version of several Wirecutter guides; you can find links to the full guides in the discussions below.</i><p>Quick survey: How much time have you spent setting up your starred …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Buy A Paper Notebook That Brings You Joy

2,000 years on, the notebook is still a great solution. From Muji to Moleskine, here’s how to choose a notebook that’s right for you.<p>A simple notebook has a mess of advantages over a tablet: It never needs to be charged, it’s cheap, it’s lightweight, it produces a tactile feeling that styluses …

Note-Taking

BASICS Notebook | Cult of Mac Deals

You won't truly appreciate how disorganized you are until you spend some time with the BASICS Notebook. Practically designed for the busiest of people, this notebook is packed with calendars, checklists, goal maps, and activities to optimize your efficiency and simplify your life. And it looks …

How Moleskine Went From Parisian Scribble Pad to Global Icon

Lin-Manuel Miranda worked for six years to get his Grammy- and Pulitzer-winning musical Hamilton from his head onto a stage. He worked on the songs …

Advertising Industry

Review: Miro Notebooks and Journals

It was recently suggested that I try out the Miro brand of notebooks and I was happy to oblige. I purchased three different versions of their …

Build A Compact Low Power Atom Server

Tags:<p>Atom<br>• How To<br>• Intel<br>• NAS<p>Introduction<p>We've always had a server in a our home and it's varied from being a powerful energy hungry server, to a Virtual …

Warning that Christmas fairy lights can slow your Wi-Fi

Watchdog finds festive angle as it launches app to test home broadband speed and releases findings that millions of British homes still lack high-speed access<p>Fairy lights on Christmas trees could cause slower Wi-Fi speeds, the UK regulator Ofcom has warned, as it launched a new app to test coverage …

Digital Nomads

9to5Google Gift Guide: The best Chromebooks for everyone

Tech is always on the top of someone’s gift list, and normally, one item wanted by kids and adults alike is a laptop. With Chrome OS, Google shifted the focus away from slow, cheap laptops to efficient, affordable machines by creating a cloud-centric operating system. For those who want web access, …

Apple's next iPhone reportedly ditches the headphone jack

Apple's quest for ever-thinner, ever-smarter devices may produce another casualty: your iPhone's headphone jack. A rumor at <i>MacOtakara</i> claims that the next iPhone might drop the 3.5mm port and use the Lightning port for audio instead. The move would let Apple slim its phone even further (reportedly, …

R.I.P. Holga: The Hit Toy Camera Comes to an End

After being designed in 1981, the Holga medium format toy camera developed a cult following among photographers who valued its affordability and …

Cameras

Amazon Is Giving Away Unlimited Cloud Storage For $5.00

Amid a slew of deep discounts appearing on the web today as a part of the shopping holiday Black Friday, Amazon has introduced one deal that’s sort of a no brainer. The company is giving away unlimited online storage on its cloud servers for just five dollars. The normal price for this is $60 per …

Amazon now offering unlimited cloud storage for $5 for one year

Now may be a really good time to try out Amazon Cloud Drive.<p>The company is offering a promotion for Black Friday that will give you a year of …

How to customise your Linux desktop: Cinnamon

Part 4 in my series of how to make your Linux desktop your own. Today I look at the Cinnamon Desktop.<p>So far in this series of 'How to customise your …

Linux

Raspberry Pi: Top 33 projects to try yourself

Pi Multi-Room Music Player<p>Buying a bespoke multi-room sound system can be costly - but thanks to Jezsinglespeed at Instructables, you can now do it …

Raspberry Pi

The Bullet Journal Productivity Method Empowers Your Paper Notebook

If pen and paper are your favorite tools, or at least are the ones you’re most comfortable using to stay organized, the Bullet Journal is a …

Strikethru Makes Paper Productive by Combining GTD and Bullet Journal

If you prefer a pen and a notebook to digital to-do lists, then there’s a new productivity system on the block. Strikethru combines elements of the …

Beautiful Noise Documentary