Brian Yin

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As Mobile Roars Ahead, It’s Time To Finally Admit The Web Is Dying

While discussions about tech bubbles have been heated, few commentators seem to be targeting their invective at the real underlying bubble: the World Wide Web itself is crumbling. Like any outmoded technology, the Web is rapidly losing users as it fails to adapt to disruption from mobile apps and …

The Spotify Effect: Why Every Company Is Now A Data Company

<i>Marius Moscovici is the founder and CEO of Metric Insights.</i><p>After landing a $200 million credit line and acquiring music data platform The Echo Nest, Spotify is widely expected to announce its IPO in coming months. Spotify is a unique spin on the same fundamental formula that generated value for …

Easily Build Web Applications With The Ruby On Rails Crash Course For Beginners [Deals]

Ruby programing is no joke and can get pretty complicated. The course being featured on Cult of Mac Deals this time around starts with the basics of the Ruby language so you can get up to speed and ready to roll.<p>This course specifically focuses on the features that are exploited in Rails to support …

Web Applications

Oakland: the city that told Google to get lost

If pushing your enemy into the sea signifies success, then Google's decision to start ferrying workers to its campus by boat suggests the revolt against big technology companies is going well. Standing on the docks of Oakland, on the east side of San Francisco Bay, last week, you could watch the …

8 amazing fat-burning intervals

If your goal is to burn fat, interval training should be part of your workout program. Interval training is a great way to hammer out a quick …

3 Reasons Why Your Ab Training Isn’t Working

Without a doubt, rips and cuts throughout your core are among the most highly sought physical attributes. You’ve definitely overheard a client …

Workouts

Mehnaz’s Vancouver (Canada)

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>This week’s I Heart My City contributor is <b>Mehnaz Thawer</b>, a communications professional in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mehnaz has lived in Vancouver for 20 years — ever since her family moved there from East Africa. Here are her recommendations for what to see and do in the …