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Huge Improvements to Next Gen Gaia GPS Hiking App

It’s no mystery that <b>Gaia GPS is the best hiking navigation App</b>. But the Next Gen GAIA GPS Hiking App is vastly improved. The new maps are stunningly …

Don't Underestimate the Mini Cast-Iron Skillet

The adorably tiny cast-iron skillet is the pan I reach for every day.<p>It’s never been the wasted greens or performative melancholy that’s bothered me about “cooking for one.” It’s the idea that what you’re doing requires a caveat: <i>this is just a junior varsity effort, something to fool around with</i> …

Cast Iron Skillet

A warning from Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking

“The automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional manufacturing, and the rise of artificial intelligence is likely to extend …

Bill Gates

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

Rider’s Lens: The Storytelling Maps of Alex Hotchin

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Building a Game with Three.js, React and WebGL

<b>I'm making a game titled "Charisma The Chameleon." It's built with Three.js, React and WebGL. This is an introduction to how these technologies work</b> …

At These 125 Companies, All Or Most Employees Work Remotely

With advances in cloud services and videoconferencing technologies, it’s becoming more and more common for companies to be virtual, meaning the majority or entirety of their team telecommutes 100% of the time.<p>FlexJobs, a site for those seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and …

The Workplace

Our Minivan Conversion Story

Four years ago today, we left our home in San Francisco with two backpacks and our best friend Holly. And just a few weeks ago, we unceremoniously …

How To Work Remotely While Camping

<i>On a conference call at</i> <i>Wyeth Campground</i> <i>in the Deschutes National Forest in Oregon. We’ve been combining work with full-time camping and travel for</i> …

First Steps: Getting Started as a Freelancer

Insights and Advice from Current Entrepreneurs<p>Ever think about choosing when you work, where you work, and how you work? Curious about what it’s like …

Employment

Big-O Algorithm Complexity Cheat Sheet (Know Thy Complexities!) @ericdrowell

Great Books for Designers to Read in 2016

Photo © Andrew KimA list with over 100 books that any designer should have in his personal library, recommended by worlds greatest minds.I’m …

Being a valuable team member when you’re inexperienced

I’ve been working at Pivotal Labs as a software engineer for six months now. Before that I was studying at Makers Academy, a twelve-week bootcamp in …

The Best Places to Work: 2015

All the outdoor access in the world doesn't mean much if your job keeps you chained to a desk with no time to enjoy it. So to find the best places to work in the U.S. in 2015 and 2016, we started by creating five company categories that reflect <i>Outside</i>'s values and focus: Gear, Adventure & Travel, …

How I Learned to Balance My Life With Remote Work

At the start of 2014, I decided I need to make some changes in my life. I was working in an office in one of the coolest startups in Cape Town. I had …

The Psychology of Side Projects and Creative Hobbies

At any given time, I have a side project running.<p>It’s often a new blog or a Tumblr or a book or a newsletter. Sometimes I try to design WordPress …

How to Win the Coding Interview

Let’s be honest, most developers don’t love having to write code as part of an interview process. Some have even threatened to quit the business over …

15,000 Miles in a Van Will Change Your Life

This video is an autobiographical piece from Kelly and Brendan of Vancrafted about the five month, 15,000-mile road trip they took last year around the U.S., after leaving their lives in New York City behind. They expected to learn about their country and the people in it, but learned more about …

Mind Management (Not Time Management)

Productivity is less about time management than it is about mind management. We all have the same number of hours during the day. How effectively we …

5 Tips to Help You Design Faster in Sketch

I’m starting to be a huge advocate for Sketch. As I used it more, I started to find out neat little tricks to optimize my workflow. Here are some of …

My desk faces this blank wall because #YOLO

Work when you are working. Don’t work when you’re not working.<p>My apartment has a pretty sweet view. I try not to look at it while I’m working.<p>I used …

10 Things You Need to Do Before You Start Investing

Over the years, I’ve answered literally thousands of questions from readers in the weekly Reader Mailbag articles here on The Simple Dollar (these …

Personal Finance

Rhubarb and Rye Upside Down Cake

My first spring in Seattle and I’m already learning what it means to get ‘hit’ by the passing season. Coming from California, where spring isn’t …

Fully Charged In Less Than 24 Hours | Quality Bicycle Products

<b>Never dismiss the power of a break from routine, even if it’s for less than 24 hours.</b> Trevor Clayton of Surly Bikes rarely passes up a chance for a …

Upcase

I left the following feedback on a recent pull request:<p>Is this required for the factory to be valid? How would you feel about having the factory only …

Have a Safe Journey + Plan a Bikepacking First Aid Kit

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The Little Guide to Contentedness

‘He who is contented is rich.’ <b>~Lao Tzu</b><p>Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>There has been little in my life that has made as much an impact as learning to be …

Happiness

Leadville looking for an economic identity beyond endurance race series

LEADVILLE — As ultrarunners take to the high, rugged hills in this gritty town’s signature 100-mile trail run this weekend, they do so in a community …

The Ultimate Guide to Remote Work

<i>How to Grow, Manage and Work with Remote Teams</i><p>About This Guide<p>Working remotely and running a remote team seem like black magic to many. Yet at …

5 Tricks for Productive Remote Work

In 2014, I became a full time remote worker.<p>This year, I’ve been lucky to work and travel in Paris, Malaga, Copenhagen, Casablanca, London, …