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How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Self Control

A Beginner’s Guide to CALayer

Welcome! This article will teach you about a key topic in iOS: layers. You probably already know about views in iOS, but you might not know that …

iOS

httpstat – A Curl Statistics Tool to Check Website Performance

httpstat is a Python script that reflects curl statistics in a fascinating and well-defined way, it is a single file which is compatible with Python …

Linux

The 35 Most Innovative Apps Of The Year

From pizzas that order themselves and AI assistants to design tools that were once only usable on our desktops.<p>In the mobile-first 21st century, apps have become one of the most important elements of any product or brand. But as the users of millions of crappy apps can attest, designing a good one …

Apps

#269: Taptic Engine Basics 👋

With the <b>iPhone 7</b> and <b>iPhone 7 Plus</b>, Apple added a remarkable new piece of hardware to our devices. It's called the <i>Taptic Engine</i> and it is a big change …

Apps

5 things about Docker on Raspberry Pi

Here are 5 things you need to know about using Docker on the Raspberry Pi from <b>Docker Captain Alex Ellis</b> @alexellisuk<p>If you're new to Docker then …

Raspberry Pi

flow.ci Weekly Mashup 13

Blockchain, GitHub Load Balancer, API. AI, Twitter JavaScript, and More<p>This week, we cover:<p>- How Blockchain Will Grow Beyond Bitcoin<br>- Google Acquired …

Paper Circuit Pin

Contributors: Gella<p>Introduction<p>This quick craft project shows you how to create a circuit using copper tape instead of wire to light up an LED and …

Make a Snarky Smart Scale with a Raspberry Pi and an Old Wii Balance Board

Smart scales that track your weight over time aren’t exactly pricey, but they’re kind of boring. If you have a dusty old Wii Balance Board and a …

Raspberry Pi

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

Google Photos

Make a DIY phone stand from thermoplastic and hot water

<i>This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Thermoplastic

Tykes and tablets: Is too much screen time damaging your child’s brain?

Let’s face it – screen time is an inescapable reality of modern parenting, with kids of every age spending hours upon hours in front of iPads, smartphones and televisions. And that’s not always a bad thing.<p>Educational apps and kiddie-geared TV shows are great ways for little ones to sharpen their …

Remotely Monitor Temperature with Raspberry Pi

My brother-in-law Chris wants to build a wood-fired pizza oven in his backyard. Chris is an aspiring pizza chef at night, but a process engineer by day. Although his pizza oven will be built from age old sand and clay, veins of chromium and aluminum will be running through the walls. These veins …

Table for one: How to play board games without a group | Ars Technica

From solo games to apps and virtual tabletops, there's a world of options.<p>Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our …

Board Games

Google experiment reveals the single most important quality for teamwork

In recent years, Google set out to build the "perfect team," as Charles Duhigg writes in The New York Times Magazine this weekend.<p>The tech behemoth launched a venture in 2012 called Project Aristotle, which gathered data by analyzing many studies and actually observing the way people interacted in …

Fun-Da-Mental

iOS Cell Registration & Reusing with Swift Protocol Extensions and Generics

A common task when developing iOS apps is to register custom cell subclasses for both UITableView and UICollectionView. Well, that is if you don’t …

Handy

Build an Adorable Wobble Bot from Upcycled Cans

After preparing a tasty pineapple snack, you will have the raw materials to build your own wobbling robot toy. This little guy will shake and vibrate when you turn his head. There is a lot of machining and electronics work in this project, so feel free to tweak the robot recipe if you have better …

14 Foods you shouldn't buy - make your own!

Want to cut your weekly shopping bill in half and eat healthier too? There are some foods you just shouldn't bother buying at the supermarket. You …

Free Sketch and Photoshop plugins will perfect your app UIs

Creating a realistic look and feel for a screen design can be laboriously time-consuming. Often it involves tedious copy and pasting, making up fake …

Build your own Android magic mirror on the cheap

Have you ever seen one of those fancy mirrors that will show you the time, weather, and other pertinent information? They’re pretty neat, and helps …

Raspberry Pi
Apps

This person's bot tweets complaints about internet speed

A Reddit user became so frustrated with paying Comcast for 150 mbps internet but not receiving the prescribed speed, so set up a bot using a Raspberry Pi to tweets complaints at the ISP.<p>The bot constantly performs speed tests to check if the internet is up to scratch, and if it drops below 50mbps …

iOS Apps

ARCKIT Home Architect

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>ARCKIT is a set of architectural model building kits that take building design to a new level.<p>When I was in high school, I …

Lego

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism