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Is Personalized, Next-Day Delivery the Future of Urban Farming?

A rooftop-farming venture in Montreal has found success with a model that’s part CSA, part Amazon Prime.<p>Canadians have grown accustomed to seeing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pop up in unlikely photos, sometimes shirtless or in athletic gear. But Trudeau was wearing a suit for a planned photo op …

The Food Delivery Industry Is Changing the Way We Think About Food

<b>Fresh and Fast, Above All</b><p>With more families supported by working parents and younger, single people favoring convenience above all else, eating …

Local Markets Are Becoming More Popular and Here's Why

And you'll want to hop on this bandwagon.<p>September 10, 2017<p>You got it! Local Markets are the new thing. Many people are opting to buy locally from …

Chicken rental service comes to Lower Mainland

Lower Mainlanders with a hankering for fresh eggs this summer are in luck — a rental chicken service is expanding to the region this spring.<p>Rent The …

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

During World War II, millions of Americans planted "victory gardens" in their backyards, eventually supplying a hungry nation with 40 percent of its homegrown fruits and vegetables. Once the war was over, those urban farms withered away, supplanted by increasingly efficient large-scale rural …

Urban Agriculture

Book Review: 'The Urban Farmer' by Curtis Stone.

Book Review: The Urban Farmer: growing food for profit on leased and borrowed land. Curtis Stone. New Society Publishers (266pp). In my visits to …

Using a dispatch_once singleton model in Swift

I'm trying to work out an appropriate singleton model for usage in Swift. So far, I've been able to get a non-thread safe model working as:<p>Wrapping …

What Developers Think About Apple's New Swift Programming Language

Apple dropped a huge surprise at WWDC on Monday, as it announced that it’s built a new programming language for iOS and OS X called Swift.<p>The new language — which is in beta until iOS 8 is released — is Apple’s replacement for Objective-C and the company explained its big decision to developers by …

Installation

A command-line tool that reorganizes your Xcode project folder to match your Xcode groups.<p>Xcode<p>Finder<p>Usage<p>Basic<p>⚠️ <b>WARNING: Make sure that your project</b> …

Command-line

Beyond the Grocery Smart Cart, the iBeacon Beckons

Despite e-commerce’s surge, some 90 percent of what people buy still comes out of brick-and-mortar stores. And when it comes to consumer-packaged …

7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program

<i>Sam Gaddis is the Chief Innovation Officer at Mutual Mobile.</i><p>The buzz around beacons is substantial. Up to now it has been predominantly contained to retail, with brands salivating over the prospect of being able to reach their customers long before they make their way to the sales counter, but a …

Medium comes to iPad, and the best social reading app gets even better

Outside of reading Cult of Mac (which you’re already doing!) Medium is one of the best go-to destinations of quality writing on the Internet. A blog publishing platform co-founded by ex-Twitter founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone, Medium is an effortlessly easy-to-use social journalism network …

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Staring at the full moon - Sibiu Old Town

Massive Google Maps Update for iOS, Android Includes Uber Integration

Google just pushed out a massive update to its Google Maps app for iOS and Android.<p>The new Google Maps app is chock full of features including lane …

From Crashlytics Labs: Announcing Crashlytics for OS X

Sibiu Open 2014 – trei turnee internationale

După ce anul trecut Sibiu Open a devenit cel mai important turneu de tenis din Transilvania prin ridicarea cotației turneului la rangul ATP 75, anul …

7 Tiny, Perfect European Towns You've Never Heard Of

Flying to Europe is incredibly cheap right now, so it's a perfect time to skip the continent's big-name destinations and visit the tiny towns that dot its countrysides. The most precious European towns may range in size from the super small (Bibury) to slightly bigger (Cesky Krumlov), but they all …

What To See, Eat, And Do In Sibiu, Romania

Small towns like Sibiu tend to get overlooked as mere hopping off points that can be skipped over entirely. A statistically unassuming city literally …

Android Users Are More Likely to Take the Bus, While the Frequent Fliers Choose iPhones

Understanding the demographics of who uses which phones can be crucial.<p>It’s fun to study the differences between iPhone and Android users.<p>BlueStacks, for example, once created a portrait of what the typical Android user looks like.<p>But in an era where companies are spending big money on mobile …

5 reasons Slack will change the workplace

“Viral socializing,” or word of mouth, is how Slack founder and chief executive Stewart Butterfield described his startup’s marketing campaign.<p>No money spent on PR. Zero on advertising. No buses in San Francisco touting Slack banners. In other words, let the technology speak for itself, Butterfield …

URLs are already dead

Last week, there was a fair bit of furor when Jake Archibald wrote an article1 describing an experimental feature in Chrome that hides all but the …

NSConfidential

In this era of widespread surveillance, diminishing privacy, and ubiquitous connectivity, security is no longer the pet subject of paranoids—it's …

How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World