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Mac OS X setup for Web Development

Here's my current setup for programming and web development in Mac OS X. I recently set up my Macbook again, and set out to write this post to …

Flat Design: A History, Past, Present and Future

<b>Flat design</b> has been a huge hit over the years. If you have not heard of the term, you would have certainly seen this style in the digital world. A …

Getting started with & understanding the power of Vim

Being a developer and having used a lot of code editors over the years, I think it’s a very interesting area both when it comes to efficiently but …

VimSwitch

Use your vim settings everywhere.<p>Overview<p>So you've customized vim just the way you want it. But as soon as you jump on a remote machine or a friend's …

Linux

Man In Japan Arrested For 3-D Printing Revolvers

Two years for six shooters.<p>When the first working gun was 3-D printed in the United States, the government responded not through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, but instead through the State Department. Guns, it turns out, aren’t terribly hard to get in the United States, so a 3-D …

And The Winner Of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 Is…Alfred!

After three days and incredible pitches from our 26 Battlefield companies (plus two Audience Choice winners), it’s now time to name the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 Battlefield champion. This year’s finalists included Alfred, Partpic, PatternEQ, Shipstr, Stack And Vinli – all amazing startups. But …

John McAfee: Google drives humans to 'least common denominator'

In recent times, privacy has been sacrificed on the altars of narcissism, laziness, and the joy of something-for-nothing. Some may wonder whether all our public exposure has a darker side.<p>Security expert and former fugitive John McAfee isn't enamored with all things Google. Speaking Saturday at the …

Moon

Ideo Releases A New Photoshop For Interaction Design

The design agency offers an improved version of Origami, the open-source UX prototyping tool Facebook released earlier this year.<p>A few months ago, Facebook released a bit of open-source code called Origami, which lets designers create and test user interfaces without any coding.<p>Now, Ideo has …

Microsoft Demos Real-Time Speech-To-Speech Translation On Skype

Microsoft’s Skype has long enabled people in different parts of the world to communicate with one another through video, voice, and text chat. Now the service is looking to expand those capabilities by testing out a feature that could allow people who don’t speak the same language to talk with each …

Mini-satellites send high-definition views of Earth

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1077000/1077518_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524697508_479f043cd7708ef725b063103ccfb87f<p><b>Imagine being able to monitor deforestation tree by tree - and act accordingly.</b><p>Or, as a farmer, remotely monitoring the health and yield of crops …

Three ways Jeff Bezos keeps improving Amazon’s workforce

Jeff Bezos has some very well-defined opinions and strategies about management, including keeping teams small and being confrontational when needed. That doesn’t mean he’s not up for trying something new.<p>In his annual shareholder letter, Bezos outlined a few specific initiatives and techniques that …

Cloud Computing

A Silicon Valley comedy that is almost as strange as the truth

Could there be a better-timed comedy series than HBO’s new <i>Silicon Valley</i>? The tech hotspot has never been hotter. And the opportunities for satire …

Meet the 'Most Connected Man' in the World

And you thought managing a smartphone and an inbox was exhausting.<p>45-year-old Chris Dancy is known as the most connected man in the world. He has …

The World's Richest Ex-Hackers

Long before he was the two-hundred-and-second richest person on the planet, Jan Koum was just another curious kid with a wardialer.<p>Koum, whose net worth suddenly jumped to $6.8 billion last month when his startup WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook, began his tech career as a teenage immigrant from …

Legendary movie trailer voiceover artist Hal Douglas dies

Hal Douglas, one of the movie industry's top trailer voiceover artists, died last Friday at the age of 89, reports <i>The New York Times</i>. While those outside of Hollywood may not recognize Douglas' name, his deep and gravelly voice should be instantly distinct: you've been hearing it for decades in …

The Father Of 3D Printing Is Being Inducted Into The National Inventors Hall Of Fame

With all the hubbub surrounding 3D printing as of late, it’s easy to think of it as something new. Something that, before 5 or 6 years ago, only existed in Sci-Fi novels.<p>Surprise! 3D printing has actually been around for decades. In fact, the first kinda-sorta functional 3D printer prototype was …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

Why Amazon Hired a Car Mechanic to Run Its Cloud Empire

• Author: Robert McMillan. Robert McMillan Business<br>• Date of Publication: 02.19.13. 02.19.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>James Hamilton<p>On a rainy …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …

This Guy Left Google To Put The Power Of Big Data Into Small Classrooms

Prasad Ram (aka Pram) is founder, creator, and CEO of Gooru, “an open and collaborative online community where the best free materials for learning can be found, created, remixed and shared.” Gooru harnesses the power of data to enable personalized learning.<p>Pram used to be a big research scientist: …

5 Beloved Scientists Who Were Actually Bullies

Electrocuting animals, stealing credit, self-aggrandizing, and more<p>Unfortunately, scientific genius doesn't necessarily come with superhuman social skills. The great minds on this list may have made significant contributions to their fields, but even hundreds of years later, we're still shaking our …

Instapaper Genius Marco Arment Is Working On A New Podcast App, According To The Gossipers

We heard from someone that's connected to the app-making scene that Arment is working on a podcast app. It seems like it's just gossip right now, but it sure makes a lot of sense.<p>Arment is a big podcast person. For years, he hosted a show called "Build and Analyze" with Dan Benjamin. Lately, he's …

Fujitsu supercomputer simulates 1 second of brain activity

Is it really possible to simulate the human brain on a computer? AI researchers have been investigating that question for decades, but Japanese and German scientists have run what they say is the largest-ever simulation of brain activity using a machine.<p>The simulation involved 1.73 billion virtual …

The Brain

Meet Terry Myerson, the most important man at Microsoft

He's in charge of Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox. Can he make it all work?<p>In December 2008, there was an emergency meeting at Microsoft that those present reportedly nicknamed the "cage match." Terry Myerson, a young executive with a blunt affect and a love of Hawaiian shirts, had just been …

Beyond recognition: the incredible story of a face transplant

For Carmen Tarleton, the day started out normally enough. Tarleton, 45, had errands to run, a piano lesson to get to, a house to tidy. Tomorrow was Valentine’s Day, and for the first time in a long time — the first time since the attack five years earlier — she looked forward to spending it with a …

The Money Shot

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion in the spring of 2012 was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But, for co-founder and C.E.O. Kevin Systrom, it was more of a roller-coaster ride, with several missed opportunities, at least two “aha” moments, …

How To Download The Entire Google Fonts Catalog

Google’s massive collection of free and open-source fonts, Google Fonts, has grown in popularity since launching over two years ago. The quality of the typefaces available may vary greatly, but if you’re in search of new fonts, Google Fonts is still an excellent place to look.<p>Google has made the …

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Google brings Chrome OS' app launcher to the web with an experimental homepage

Simple browser tweak lets you try it out now<p>Google is testing a simple, visual interface to replace its text-based black navigation strip, and you can try it out right now with a small tweak to your browser. The experimental design replaces Google's ubiquitous black bar with the Chrome OS app …