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Start small: In search of the minimum viable product

If you’re starting out with an idea and nothing built yet, your first goal should be to prove the product you want to build solves a problem.<p>“‘Make something people want.’ That’s the fundamental problem. If you die, it’s probably because you didn’t make something people wanted.” – Paul Graham, …

Creative Coding Through Games and Apps

Apps

A nurse’s letter from Gallipoli: from the archive, 27 July 1915

An eyewitness account of the first world war’s Gallipoli campaign<p>Anzac Cove and Gallipoli: then and now – interactive<p><i>From a letter received by an Australian woman in London from a nurse in the Dardanelles:-</i><p>I am doing transport duty to Gaba Tepe, where we take on wounded Australians and New …

Australia

Best Hiking Backpack: Best Products to Buy And Why

Having the right gear while hiking is crucial for having a comfortable and safe journey through the wild, and making sure you have the best backpack …

Auschwitz: the men behind the mass murder

Laurence Rees - who has interviewed war criminals from German, Russian and Japanese camps - explains why many of the former Nazi soldiers he met had …

The Matterhorn for hikers

Not long to go now. At 1.40pm today, the Matterhorn-shaped laser display board outside Zermatt station will complete its countdown, 150 years to the minute since Edward Whymper and Michel Croz ran up the last slope of the last unscaled Alp in a head-to-head race that ended in a dead heat.<p>What about …

'Internet of things' innovators could win £10m from UK Government

The Government's technology arm, Innovate UK, has launched a competition to find the brightest 'Internet of Things' innovators - but at what risk to consumer privacy?<p>UK inventors are being offered up to £10m by the UK government to solve some of the nation's urban challenges using the so-called …

Internet of Things

Missing or wrong hostname

Researching a novel, extreme etymology and the perfect writing retreats - in pictures

In our third look back over Tom Gauld’s recent illustrations for Guardian Review we revisit the perils of research, writers’ favourite words, and dream homes for genre authors<p>• To buy one of Tom Gauld’s Guardian illustrations, click here

Writing

The Texture of the Somme, 1916

Nobody, on July 2nd, 1916, could assess the dimensions of the disaster that had befallen the British Fourth Army on the Somme the previous day. In …

Avengers star Patrick Macnee dies. His life in pictures - Telegraph

Comedians

A Witcher primer: What you need to know to play The Witcher 3 | Polygon

THE TALE SO FAR<p>What follows are plot synopsis of the first two games designed to help you prepare for <i>Wild Hunt</i> without getting too deep into the breadth and plot complexity of the game. It will help you understand, as a new player, the decisions you'll be asked to recall in the third game because, …

The Witcher

DIY - garden, kitchens, paint, bathrooms more

Time capsule found containing First World War officer's neatly folded clothes from 100 years ago

First World War officer's time capsule View gallery<p>A 'time capsule' trunk containing the immaculate belongings of a First World War officer has been …

History

National Geographic Travel

Alienware Alpha Review: A Gaming PC In A Tiny Package

For a long time, if you wanted to get into PC gaming and experience the highest quality models, textures, and shaders that developers could come up with, you had to buy an overpriced gaming rig from someone like Alienware, a more affordable PC from a shady OEM, or build a machine yourself. It was …

New Spectacular Moleskine Doodles That Explode with Energy

A lot has changed in a year and a half, or when we last featured the work of Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes. Take a look at his website, called Sketchy Stories, and you'll see a chart filled with logos of the companies he's worked with which include Nike, Ford and Mazda. On Facebook …

Sketching

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Prezi Now Lets Users Deliver Live Presentations from Anywhere

Web- and mobile-based presentation platform Prezi has just launched a new feature that allows users to deliver presentations remotely to audiences anywhere, in real-time.<p>To present to a widespread audience, users can select collaborators who already use Prezi, or share a special link with anyone …

Giant panda triplet cubs reunited with mum Ju Xiao in China, in pictures - Telegraph

World War II in Color: The Italian Campaign and the Road to Rome

Not published in LIFE. American jeeps travel through a bombed-out town during the drive towards Rome, World War II.<br>Carl Mydans—Time & Life …

History

Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting some big fixes on everything but Xbox One today

<i>Dragon Age: Inquisition</i> is getting a major title update later today that promises to fix a large number of stability issues on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC, BioWare announced today on its official blog.<p>An update for Xbox One is to follow, although no date has been announced …

Your Creativity Might Be Stifled By Your Expertise

It's great to be an expert, right? Of course it is. But is it possible that your expertise is actually undermining your ability to think creatively and be open to new ideas? Recent research has revealed that this is exactly what can happen.<p>Innovation--by definition--includes an element of newness. …

Seagate Technology

The lowest cost car check in the UK!

What do we check?<p>50+ checks are performed including:<p>Stolen check (Police and insurance)<br>• Written off vehicle check<br>• Outstanding Finance check<br>• MOT history …