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Two dirt-cheap drones you can use for business

You don't need to spend thousands of dollars. These models are easy to fly and suitable for most business needs.<p><i>ZDNet's Business Bargain Hunter</i> …

Pushpin — An Open Source Library That Turns REST APIs into Realtime APIs

An intro to evented APIs and how to build them with Pushpin<p>“Real-time” is becoming an omnipresent force in the modern tech stack. As consumers demand …

Microservices

6 Home Hacks to Make Parenting So Much Easier

From wrangling backpacks and finding lost shoes before the morning school run to the last kiss at bedtime (and just one more drink of water), life …

This Artist Creates Dreamlike Portraits by Combining Multiple Photos

Viktoria Solidarnyh is a Ukranian digital photo artist who creates surreal, dreamlike scenes by cutting out and combining elements from a large …

Art

Best Free Logo Design Tools That Will Effectively Save You Time And Money

Screenshot via SquareSpace Logo Design<p><b>It’s long been established</b> that creating a good logo design is imperative to a brand’s success and should …

Hedgehog Robotics Controller Hits Kickstarter (video)

If you would like to build your own robot’s or have younger family members that would like to get into programming robots both with visual and Python …

This Incredible Flower Timelapse Took 3 Years and 8TB of Photos to Create

Filmmaker Jamie Scott made his name in the timelapse space with <i>Fall</i>, a Central Park timelapse of epic proportions that took 6 months of dedication to …

This Photographer Left His Camera Out All Night Off the Coast of Maryland

Instead of sleeping last Tuesday night, Baltimore-based photographer Aryeh Nirenberg decided to drive 3 hours to Assateague Island off the coast of …

Object Oriented Tricks: #3 Death By Arguments

OOT is a mini series on writing maintainable Object Oriented code without pulling your hair out.<p>“Each one can confuse and confound, breaking your …

The New Skeuomorphism is in Your Voice Assistant – UX Collective

<b>Yay, we killed Skeuomorphism!</b><p>Not too long ago humanity left behind its skeuomorphic interfaces. We became accustomed to the idea of buttons to tap on …

UI Design

Google launches new site to showcase its open source projects and processes

Google is launching a new site today that brings all of the company’s open source projects under a single umbrella.<p>The code of these projects will still live on GitHub and Google’s self-hosted git service, of course, with the new site functioning as a central directory for them. While this new …

TensorFlow

Beyond The Browser: From Web Apps To Desktop Apps

I started out as a web developer, and that's now one part of what I do as a full-stack developer, but never had I imagined I'd create things for the …

Apps

How to Start Crushing Your Instagram Game

If you use your Instagram account as a main online portfolio for your photography, it’s important to make sure you’re presenting your work and skills …

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the real problem with climate skeptics

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why he believes that climate change deniers can't get behind the science.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook<p><i>StarTalk Radio is a podcast and radio program hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, where comic co-hosts, guest celebrities, and scientists</i> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

12 Photo Projects You Can Do From Home

Part of becoming an improved photographer is understanding how to challenge yourself to put the skills you already have to the test and acquire new …

Landscape Photography

5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

Product Design: DIY Paper Polygon Art by VIU

With the new year at the door, comes the time for resolutions and ideas for what's ahead. For example, we were planning some renovations in the …

The Minimal Floating Monitor Workspace

Redditor zbeegniev just finished updating his workspace, and the results look pretty sharp. It’s clean, that monitor is well mounted to the wall, and …

Typography meets data in this amazing free font

If words are never quite enough for you, here's a great new free font that can add a little more meaning to your text.<p>Datalagreya is a clever …

Turning a Hydropower Jetbike Into a Star Wars Speeder Bike Is Totally Brilliant

I’m not exactly sure what’s going on in this <i>Star Wars</i> fan film by Devin Super Tramp but I’m also pretty sure that it doesn’t really matter because it …

What I’ve Learned Fifteen Years Into Photography

I’ve been doing this long enough that I honestly can’t remember why or how I started. I mean, I remember my origin story… but as an adult I also know …

Jeffrey Zeldman Shares His Advice for Aspiring Freelance Web Designers

Starting out as a freelancer in the web industry can be a daunting experience.<p>From finding new clients to balancing cash flow, many first-time …

10 Trendy Homepage Designs To Inspire You

Make your website stand out with these ideas!<p>Every business needs an amazing homepage; it's the first thing your users are going to see, so it forms a powerful first impression, and it also serves as a gateway to the interior pages of your site, where they'll learn more about your brand (and …

Microsoft is adding the Linux command line to Windows 10

Bash coming to Windows is huge news for developers, developers, developers<p>Microsoft is reaching out to Linux developers in a way that the company never has before. "The Bash shell is coming to Windows. Yes, the real Bash is coming to Windows," said Microsoft's Kevin Gallo on stage at today's Build …

Linux

How to Create Sharper Images

Creating an image that appears “sharp” is something I struggled with for a LONG time. I read countless articles on the topic and invested heavily in …

Landscape Photography

Silicon Valley Is Worried That Trump Is Going To Grab Them By The Data

“We have no reason to believe that Trump is not going to do what he said he was going to do. It’s no longer, a distant dystopian future."<p>NEW YORK — Silicon Valley was reeling Wednesday from the implications of what a Trump presidency might mean for tech companies that collect and store the data of …

10 Creative Photography Ideas & Techniques to Try

The demand to churn out consistently profound imagery can be both exhausting and arduous, but we can’t complain too much considering we are fortunate …

How to Take a Better Food Photo

A good photographer knows when something should be photographed. They <i>see</i> it. That’s what Daniel Krieger says. The celebrated food photographer — who …

User Memory Design: How To Design For Experiences That Last

The two charts pictured below changed the way I think about thinking. Reproduced from a classic 1996 psychology study, the story behind these charts …

Web Design

5 Myths About Sugar That Everyone Needs To Stop Believing

Every day we're fed new and often conflicting information on our health and diets; what's good for you, what's bad, what to eat in moderation and …