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The Future of API Design: The Orchestration Layer

<i>Daniel Jacobson (Twitter | LinkedIn), is currently director of engineering for the Netflix API. Prior to Netflix, Daniel ran application development for NPR where, among other things, he created the NPR API. He is also the co-author of APIs: A Strategy Guide.</i><p>The digital world is expanding at an …

“The exercise of democracy begins as exercise, as walking around, becoming familiar with the streets, comfortable with strangers, able to…

<i>“The exercise of democracy begins as exercise, as walking around, becoming familiar with the streets, comfortable with strangers, able to imagine your own body as powerful and expressive rather than a pawn.”–Rebecca Solnit</i><p>The photographer Richard Renaldi isn’t afraid to talk to people. For nearly seven years he has been approaching strangers throughout the United States and asking them to pose, along with another complete stranger, for his large format 8 x 10 camera. This ongoing series, …

The 7 Main Elements of Happiness and How To Use Them All | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

You know, I think happiness has become a complicated game thanks to the self-help world. As much there are people, books, guides, articles, blogs and …

Beyond black-and-white: Essential moments from MLK's historic 'I have a dream speech'

<i>On August 28, 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I have a dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, forever changing race relations in America.</i><p><b>I have a dream today.</b><p><b>I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by</b> …

Science Says That Sex Makes You Smarter (And Kids Ruin Your Life)

9<p>SHARES<p>Let’s start with the good: New research has found that having sex can improve mental performance and increase the production of new neurons in …

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CMD+SPACE Creates Instant Dribbble Design Portfolio Sites

Dribbble is already a fantastic place to show off your graphic design projects on the Web, but if you’re looking to build a portfolio site with a little extra flair, CMD+SPACE is a new platform that’s worth digging into.<p>Created by Nvite co-founders Evan Dudla and Michael Dick, CMD+SPACE offers …

3plet Brings The Album Experience Back To Digital Music

Some people still buy CDs, and there are still some hipsters left who swear by vinyl, but for most of us, music now comes in the form of DRM-free MP3s or whatever streaming format Spotify uses. This has meant the end of reading liner notes, printed lyrics as part of the CD booklet and all of the …

HP brings back Windows 7 'by popular demand'

HP really wants people to buy a Windows 7 PC instead of a Windows 8 machine. The PC maker has been emailing customers over the weekend noting that "Windows 7 is back." A new promotion, designed to entice people to select Windows 7 over Windows 8 with $150 of "savings," has launched on HP’s website …

How Gatorade turned water into 'the enemy of performance'

Food marketers are taking their advertising tricks mobile<p>As someone who works full-time as a food activist, advocating for measures like better school nutrition standards, trans fat bans, and calorie labeling, Nancy Huehnergarth thought she'd seen the very worst of food industry marketing. But just …

Oscar nominations 2014: full list of nominees

12 Years a Slave, Gravity, Cate Blanchett and Jennifer Lawrence are all expected to do well at the Oscars 2014. Here is the complete list of Academy Awards nominees<p>The full list of Oscar nominations for 2014 is as follows, with links to reviews of each nominated film.<p><b>BEST PICTURE:</b><p><b>12 Years a</b> …

College Dropouts: The Extras On Kanye's Debut

February 2014 marks the 10th anniversary of <b>Kanye West</b>’s debut album, ‘The College Dropout’. Where would Yeezy be today without this 21st century rap …

Kanye West’s Interview With ’12 Years A Slave’ Director Steve McQueen – 10 Key Quotes

First ‘American Psycho’ author Bret Easton Ellis, now Oscar-nominated director Steve McQueen: Kanye West has gradually given up allowing journalists …

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