Mia Shabazi

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Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Someone Turned a Bunch of Death Grips Tracks Into Weird, Freaky-Ass Elevator Music

Occasionally, two opposing forces come together to create something magical - which is exactly what's happened here.<p>Photography by Paul Sethi<p>Occasionally, two opposing forces come together to create something magical, which is kind of what happened when one plucky Reddit user decided to feed a load …

Elevators

The best new portfolio sites, May 2016

Hello readers, and welcome back. This month, we have lots of white space, minimalism, and absolutely no jokes related to the name of the …

Graphic Design

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

The 10 Best Travel Documentaries On Netflix That Will Motivate You To Hit The Road

<b>Last Updated: March 9th</b><p>Sometimes you need a nudge to get out that door and hit the road. Other times you need a full on shove. Below you’ll find a round-up the best travel documentaries on Netflix. Read, then watch to discover faraway places and the mad few who wander to the edges of the map in …

Travel

12 Must-Watch Netflix Movies That Expire in May

Sure, you could go outside and enjoy the nice weather, but...<p>May will be a great month for Netflix fans, at least on the expiring-titles front, as almost no A+ films are set to disappear from the streaming service. Yet while such welcome news means that you won't have to partake in any last-second …

Entertainment

NeoWave Posters Resurrect Psychedelic Space Art

Put on a Pink Floyd album and check out James White's retrofuturist posters.<p>All images courtesy the artist<p>When not designing for some of the biggest companies in the world, from MTV and Universal to Google, Nike, and Toyota, Canadian artist James White explores his own graphic interests. His latest …

Art

This graph lets you listen to every hip-hop hit from 1989 to 2015

The 90’s were very much a golden era for hip-hop. But since I was born in the 90’s, I’ve had to experience a lot of these great albums years after they were released, with no less appreciation.<p>If you’re in the same boat or just looking for a nostalgic playlist, Polygraph and Billboard have got you …

Hear 2.5-Hours of Great Jazz Songs Featured in Woody Allen Films: Sidney Bechet in Midnight in Paris, Louis Armstrong in Stardust Memories & More

It takes no great research pains to find out that Woody Allen loves jazz. He scores most of his movies with the music, never failing to include it at …

Woody Allen

The 9 Most Useful Bitcoin Data Resources

The emergence of bitcoin is just one more signal that society has fully moved into the digital age.<p>Technology has changed the way that we do just …

Bitcoin

Finding Answers in the Bitcoin Block Size Debate Using Prediction Markets

It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future. Throw a dynamic and interconnected social-technical distributed currency network into …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

A Push To Boost Computer Science Learning, Even At An Early Age

A handful of nonprofit and for-profit groups are working to address what they see as a national education crisis: Too few of America's K-12 public schools actually teach computer science basics and fewer still offer it for credit.<p>It's projected that in the next decade there will be about 1 million …

Six Great DIY Projects for Hacking Computers and Networks

If you're testing your hacking skills or trying to learn more about security, your toolkit shouldn't end with your computer. If you're willing to …

A Breakdown and Analysis of the December, 2014 Sony Hack

The Beginning (November 24) <br>Second Round of Leaks (December 3) <br>The Analysis Game (December 4) <br>The Next Chapter (December 5) <br>The Analysis Continues …

SyrupCast 26: InfoSec Taylor Swift

On SyrupCast 26, we enjoy the company of our first guest, freelance writer, security analyst, .Digest curator and all-round awesome guy, Matthew …

Benchmarks: Teach Yourself Python in Less than Four Months, Part II

In the first post of this series, I developed a self-study time table for beginner Python programmers, using MIT's free online Introduction to …

Computer Science

The West's 9 Most Spectacular Waterfall Hikes

Although the western United States is blessed with a plethora of stunning waterfalls, they are not all created equal. Some are hidden deep within lush forests; others a blue oasis set within an expansive desert. Whichever you prefer, these waterfall hikes are sure to blow your mind and leave you in …

Hiking

Learning to code? I did it for 2 years – here’s what I learned

I’ve never sworn so much in my entire life. I stared at a computer screen for hours, trying to fix a bug in my app. The cause of the error eluded me, …

Stack Overflow

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things …

Online Education

The Basics of Information Security

<i>The following is an excerpt from the book</i> The Basics of Information Security <i>written by Jason Andress and published by Syngress. This section from</i> …

Information Security

20 Videos We Couldn’t Stop Watching In 2014

From science explainers to exploding spice bags to a David Lynch-directed nail polish commercial, these were the best videos made in 2014.<p>In the breakneck pace of digital culture today, our attention span has been whittled down to the length of a two-second GIF. Deciding to click play on a longer …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Learn to Pick Locks for Fun

Learning to pick locks is a fun exercise in learning about locking mechanisms, honing a useful skill, and getting a better understanding of how locks …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …