Keith Gaddis

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What’s The Best Cloud Provider in 2017? AWS vs Digital Ocean vs Google Cloud vs OVH

No worries, it’s a lot simpler than it seems. Each cloud provider is oriented toward a different type of customer and usage.<p>We grouped cloud …

Sideloading f.lux

f.lux is no longer available here<p><i>November 12, 2015, 1PM PST</i><p>Apple has contacted us to say that the f.lux for iOS download (previously available on …

Mobile Devices

Diving into concurrency: trying out mutexes and atomics

I hadn’t written any threaded programs before yesterday. I knew sort of abstractly about some concurrency concepts (mutexes! people say …

Bill and Melinda Gates Aren't Leaving Their Kids Billions

Though Bill and Melinda Gates have devoted themselves and their personal fortune to improving children's lives around the world, they have rarely …

You call this a middle class? “I’m trying not to lose my house”

Welcome to the new America where good people with honest jobs are losing money each month — and scrambling to live<p>It took less than two years for Kim Brown to go from middle class to minimum wage.<p>In the fall of 2011, Brown was a Web support technician for an electronics distributor in Chicago, …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

Techbrats Goldberg, Shih, and Gopman do not represent the tech industry

In 20 or 30 years, what will we look back on and say “That was the issue of our time?"<p>I ask hyper-intelligent people this question from time to time, …

Where to find the best free photos and graphics

This is my collection of the best websites to find free photos, icons and patterns. If you’d like to suggest a resource, send me an email.<p>Photo</i> …

The Home of Test-First Teaching

Do you want to learn Ruby or JavaScript? Here's a self-guided path to learning to program using 'Test-First Teaching'. We've used it to teach …

'If I Need ID to Buy Cough Syrup, Why Shouldn't I Need ID to Vote?'

How to respond to an ubiquitous, and misleading, question about voting rights<p>I spent hundreds of hours talking about the law on the radio this year but one question, one exchange, especially sticks out. It was this summer, a few weeks after the five conservative justices of the United States …

What steps have software developers taken at startups with a 'Monorail' (a large, monolithic Ruby on Rails app) to successfully break it into services?

This is actually two questions. The first is "How do I break up a monolithic application?" and the second is "What if that app is in Rails?" The …

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Workshop - Project alerts for UX and front-end design firms

Fill the gaps in your freelancing with just a few minutes of outreach everyday<p>Most design/dev firms know that if you just get more clients on the …

UX Design

Elixir is for programmers

Smart assert<p>A programming language like Ruby loses a lot of data when you run it. It quickly loses access to the original source code. If you write a …