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Would You Bet $100,000,000 on Your Pet Programming Language?

Here's my proposition: I need an application developed and if you can deliver it on time I'll pay you $100,000,000 (USD). It doesn't involve solving …

Ask HN: Where are all the Rails jobs?

Hi Hacker News,<p>Rails programmer here -- I've been working with Rails since 2008 and I've been doing remote jobs for a living since then.<p>Lately I …

7 Rules for Creating Gorgeous UI (Part 2)

A guide to visual aesthetics, written by a nerd<p><i>This is the second part in a two-part series. You should read the</i> <i>first part first</i><i>.</i><p>We’re talking about …

Index

Lecture 18: Legal and Accounting Basics for Startups<p><b>Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy</b> , View Kirsty and Carolynn's Slide Deck.<p>View the annotated …

Thanksgiving DIY Project: Vintage Shibori Dyed Napkins by Rebecca Atwood

I love Thanksgiving, and I am really looking forward to spending it with my family. My parents own a restaurant and growing up we always had a big …

How successful people stay productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Travis here.</i><p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Make a DIY Drum Shade

For this DIY, Isabelle LaRue of Engineer Your Space explains how to make a custom shade to spiff up a less-than-exciting ceiling fixture.<p>Renting …

DIY

Announcing RemoteIE: Test the latest IE on Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android

<i>Update 11/12/2014: Windows Phone client preview now available for RemoteApp.</i><p>Today, we’re excited to announce the preview availability of RemoteIE via …

Vatican Library Puts 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free

Share this:<p><b>MessageToEagle.com</b> – The Vatican Apostolic Library is now digitizing its valuable ancient religious manuscripts and putting them online …

diy wood ring box

one last minute simple wedding DIY we made was this ring box. we wanted something minimal and a little masculine, and i had this plan of making this …

Make a Textured Picture Frame

Gallery walls seem to be all the rage these days— a home decor trend I've eagerly adapted to my living room's TV wall. Recently I've been wanting to …

Firefox Add-on Enables Web Development Across Browsers and Devices – Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

Developing across multiple browsers and devices is the main issue developers have when building applications. Wouldn’t it be great to debug your app …

Millions of historical images posted to Flickr

<b>An American academic is creating a searchable database of 12 million historical copyright-free images.</b><p>Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr, which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.<p>The photos and drawings are sourced from more than 600 …

Genealogy

The Feynman Lectures on Physics

Contributions from many parties have enabled and benefitted the creation of the HTML edition of <i>The Feynman Lectures on Physics</i>. We wish to …

Everybody Gets an eBook: 46 Photography eBooks You Can Have for Free

To paraphrase the great Oprah Winfrey, “You get a photography eBook, YOU get a photography eBook, EVERYBODY gets photography eBooks!” Except in this …

DIY | keittiön pyyheteline

Aina keittiöpyyhkeissä ei ole ripustuslenkkiä tai sitten se on väärässä paikassa. Niinpä taittelin pyyhetelineen, joka ei ainoastaan näytä kivalta …

America's Best New Restaurants 2014: The 50 Nominees Are Here!

Bon Appétit magazine's 50 nominees for America's best new restaurants 2014, selected by Andrew Knowlton.<p><b>In the past year, thousands of restaurants opened</b> in America—and after just as many air miles, <i>BA</i>'s <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> chose 50 as his favorites. (See the 2016 list here.) They range from oyster bars …

Bruce Lee

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In a past life, I spent about a decade as a consultant working in Enterprise computing. I traveled constantly and did programming, database, and …

Apple uses Picasso’s The Bull to teach new hires to think like Steve Jobs

Apple uses Picasso’s The Bull to teach new hires to think like Steve Jobs.

Textile

Make These Gorgeous Tissue Paper Poppies

I have come to the conclusion that any paper. . . that is ANY paper. . . can be transformed into a gorgeous paper flower. Other than poms for gift …

25 Coffee Shops Around The World You Have To See Before You Die

Caffeine addicts all over the world, unite.

Coffee

9 Adorable DIY Projects Sure to Put a Smile on Your Face

(Image credit: everything emily)<p>Looking for fun and funny, all wrapped up in a DIY project you can make this weekend? These cute and clever projects …

HTML5DevConf Jafar Husain, Netflix: Asyncronous JavaScript at Netflix

Exploring Ada's Technical Books and Cafe, which is even better than the name suggests. Jealous of the Seattleites. http://t.co/IoklWyphN5

What it's like to be listed on Product Hunt, twice.

Seeing your startup listed on Product Hunt, especially when it’s posted by someone else, is brilliant. However, that’s where the ego rubbing stops. …

Tag: Design Travel

Material Interiors: A Shoppable Apartment in New York, Design Luminaries Edition<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Room at the Inn: At the Chapel in Somerset<p>by Julie …

Travel