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meteor: how we use a CDN

We recently added a CDN in front of all of our apps after reading this post by Josh Owens. For our demo app, we saw an 84% reduction in overall load …

50 best iOS apps of 2015

2015 saw a whole load of new apps hit the iOS app store. With standouts like Periscope, livestreaming became one of the biggest trends, as well as GIFs and of course, emoji.<p>So, if you’re looking forward to unwrapping a new iOS device this Christmas, make sure you get some these apps installed to …

Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot

Free Mac app NetSpot lets you build a heatmap of your wireless network so you can find out where your Wi-Fi signal is strong and the areas where it's weak.<p>I invested in two power line adapters earlier this year to extend the range of my Wi-Fi network at home. I put one in the kitchen and the other …

Home Automation

The best of the Long Read in 2015

Our 15 favourite pieces of the year<p>The Long Read published 144 pieces in 2015 – our first full year. (If you’re counting at home, that’s about 800,000 words, or roughly the length of the first five Harry Potter novels.) It wasn’t easy to choose 15 favourites, but here they are – perfect reading for …

Books

Using the Email Package

One of the most common features we need to support in our applications is the ability to send email. We need an easy way to communicate with users …

TarDisk Pear creates a Fusion Drive for your MacBook via the SD Card slot

Wishing your MacBook had a Fusion Drive? Now it can! A company named TarDisk is using a small drive that fits into an SD Card slot to bring Fusion to your mobile device.<p>The Pear works by immediately executing commands at the root level to “logically allocate files” between your existing drive and …

Pears

Yahoo!

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BBEdit 11 released with updated clipping system, text extraction tool, and more

Text/HTML editor BBEdit got upgraded to version 11 this week with a huge number of new features, improvements, and fixes. The highlights include improved syntax highlighting, an updated interface for the “Find Differences” feature, and a new text extraction capability. The Clipping system has been …

The Berlin Wall Is Going Back Up

But it’ll be made of balloons, not barbed wire.<p>When the Berlin Wall was built back in 1961, it literally went up overnight. Constructed first out of just barbed wire, then supplemented with concrete walls, landmines, and watch towers, the <i>mauer</i> split Berlin in half for nearly 30 years, until it one …

Grover And Kid President Campaign To Warm Up The Lives Of Homeless People

An estimated 600,000 people live on the streets every night in the U.S. It’s a dismal statistic that 10-year-old YouTuber Kid President and lovable <i>Sesame Street</i> monster Grover simply won’t stand for.<p>Enter Socktober, an annual initiative started four years by Kid President creator Brad Montague that …

Be More Like Tesla: How To Turn Your Company Into A Movement

Businesses that change the culture–instead of just campaigning for sales–will transcend individual products by inspiring customers to something greater than just mindless consumption.<p>The Ice Bucket Challenge. Occupy Wall Street. CrossFit. For a discrete moment in time, each broke through the noise …

What Happened When Ideo Tried To Teach Us How To Be Better Listeners

Is it possible to listen like an Ideo researcher? We find out.<p>“I think our world has gotten less and less good at listening.”<p>Much of your life is trying to tune out the world as much as possible. That’s a lost design opportunity.<p>That’s Fred Dust, a partner at Ideo, talking, and he’s walking us …

What Magicians Can Teach Us About How Our Brains Work

Take away the cards, confetti, and fireworks, and magic tricks leave us with clues about how our minds solve problems.<p>How do you make something disappear into thin air?<p>David Copperfield famously made the Statue of Liberty vanish, but even the most elementary of magicians can make a scarf disappear …

MIT tool connects the dots of your life through Gmail metadata

How much does the metadata gathered in your inbox reveal about you? Quite a lot, judging by what researchers at the MIT Media Lab have managed to accomplish with Immersion. They've built a web app that — once you grant it permission to do so — digs through your email history to piece together a …

Which Words Matter The Most When You Talk

Language, like anything else, can be hacked for greater effectiveness. Here are some techniques to make your words–your best tool at work–more powerful.<p>One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially for Buffer copy, for example our welcome email if you sign up) are words; very simple words in …

Revolights Bicycle Lighting System. The Future of Bicycle Safety.