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Senate Rejects Proposal to Expand FBI Spying Power

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted down a Republican-backed proposal to expand the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s secretive surveillance powers …

Isomorphic Javascript, let’s make it easier.

<b>isomorphic</b> i·so·mor·phic (ī’sə-môr’fĭk) Having a similar structure or appearance but being of different ancestry.<p>Ever since the invention of NodeJS …

Dynamic content without JavaScript

What if I tell you that you can fetch/create dynamic content coming from a server in your browser (like AJAX does) without any line of JavaScript? …

APP STORE 2.0

The App Store changed the way we buy software. Can Apple do it again?<p>Apple’s annual conference for developers, which kicks off next Monday, is normally when the company previews its newest software for iOS and Mac OS X. But this year’s WWDC isn’t just about new operating systems: starting next week …

Why the 21st Century Will Belong to Family Businesses

I was recently asked to give a talk about family businesses, and the conference organizer told me not to even mention the “three generation rule.” As he put it: “Everyone already knows that family businesses don’t last.”<p>He’s perfectly right. An oft-cited statistic is that only 30% of family …

Management

10 weirdest job interview questions

Job interviews are nerve-racking enough.<p>The sweaty handshake, the stuffy attire, the self-promotion and salary talk.<p>And then comes a curve-ball question: "Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?"<p>Hmmm.<p>That's just a taste of the top oddball questions employers fired at …

Employment

Everything coming to Netflix and Amazon Prime in April (and what to watch before it’s gone)

The one true Batman is here to save you from Zack Snyder<p>If you haven’t already seen <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, then odds are you’re probably going to see it in the next few weeks — and to that, I can only say, "I’m sorry." But the good news is that a new month is around the corner, so there …