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Lab-quality microscope now mounts onto most Apple iOS devices

To my fellow geeks who've long dreamed of having a lab-quality digital microscope that mounts to your phone, the time has come.<p>Oregon-based optics manufacturer Bodelin will begin shipping its brand-new ProScope Micro Mobile on May 1. One version fits the iPhone 4, 4s, 5, and iPod Touch; another the …

Redact Secure Messenger app can wipe sent messages from receiver's phone

A British company which has devised an encryption system for messaging is trying to get the UK government's GCHQ to give its first-ever approval to …

How Much Sleep Do We Really Need to Work Productively?

Every one of us, on average, <b>will be sleeping 24 years in our lifetime</b>. That’s a pretty long time if you ask me and makes it even more important to …

Django Code of Conduct - feedback wanted

Posted by <b>Jacob Kaplan-Moss</b> on April 1, 2013<p>When Adrian, Wilson, and I first started talking about open sourcing Django, we knew that we didn't want …

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Teton Gravity Research Shows Off Most Advanced 4K Gyro-stabilized Camera Platform

Award-winning action sports production company and lifestyle brand Teton Gravity Research (TGR) has become the first to acquire the new …

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SF to Paris in Two Minutes – NATE BOLT

I shot a photo roughly every two miles between take-off in San Francisco and landing in Paris CDG to make this airplane time lapse in April, …

Microsoft Launches Windows QuickStart Kit For Mac Developers, A $25 USB Stick With Windows 8 Pro And Parallels For Mac

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched modern.IE to help developers ensure that their sites work well with old and new versions of Internet Explorer. The company is adding a few more features to the service today, including a new code scanning tool for sites behind a firewall and virtual machines …

This is the code Comcast is injecting into its users web traffic.

Above is the code Comcast is injecting into their customers web traffic when they need to display an "important message".<p>Feel free to read the blog …

Never Lock Your Cell Phone

I was walking out of Nautical Nellie’s, a restaurant downtown, and I guess my phone fell out of my pocket.<p>A passing pedicab driver saw it and picked …

The Latest Apple Scuttlebutt

What I’ve heard: iOS 7 is running behind, and engineers have been pulled from OS X 10.9 to work on it. (Let me know if you’ve heard this song before.)<p>…

14 lessons after five years of professional...

14 lessons after five years of professional programming<p>In no particular order:<p>1. When performance is an issue, if you can calculate or process it at …

Announcing New Lower Request Pricing for Amazon S3

We are excited to announce that we are reducing Amazon S3 request prices in all nine of our regions. We are lowering the prices for GET requests by …

Asm.js: The JavaScript Compile Target

Like many developers I’ve been excited by the promise of Asm.js. Reading the recent news that Asm.js is now in Firefox nightly is what got my …

The Jellyfish Entrepreneur

When Alex Andon got his first order for a $25,000 jellyfish tank installation, he was excited. He also had a problem. He didn’t know anything about …

Stop working (so hard)

<i>(Pssst! I just released a book on building communities & how I work.</i> <i>I’d be thrilled for you to check it out</i><i>.)</i><p>I’m currently working the fewest hours …