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How do I follow breaking news online?

I'm disgusted by the grand jury findings on the Ferguson case and can't believe that poor Michael Brown's family didn't find some justice after everything that happened. I want to see what other people are saying and sharing online too. Show More Summary

5 Ways To Remote Control Your PC With Power Or Wake On LAN

Ever wish you could turn your computer on remotely so it boots up while you’re on your commute home? Or set up a schedule so that all the computers in your office switch themselves on and off so that they’re as energy-friendly as possible? You can do all that and more with software that takes advantage of a featured called Wake On LAN. Show More Summary

Planning for Performance

I want you to ask yourself when you make things, when you prototype interactions, am I thinking about my own clock, or the user’s? Paul Ford, “10 Timeframes” We’re not doing a good job Page-load times in the ten-second range are still...Show More Summary

Increasing Customer Empathy from Day One

One person can easily focus on the user's experience. But a company like Shopify, which has doubled in size three times in three years, needs to seek out ways to encourage UX. This week, author Lynsey Thornton shows us how Shopify ensures that each new employee will learn to empathize with the users.

Don’t buy TVs or smartphones on Black Friday: 5 myths debunked

Black Friday is upon us, and already the lines have begun forming at popular retailers like Best Buy Co., Inc. But is the Black Friday madness worth the trouble? As it turns out, not all discounts are created equal. Did … Continue reading ?

Don’t Be a PPC Turkey: Last-Minute Tips for Your Campaigns

Before you leave the office to celebrate, take a few minutes to make sure your PPC campaigns are ready for the top three spending days of the year: Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.

It's time to wake up to the myth of a 'post-racial America'

The Ferguson grand jury ruling is a reminder of how much work we still have to do.

UPS will let you 3D-print sex toys

We asked UPS the awkward questions regarding what you can and can't 3D-print at its stores so you don't have to.

7 Steps To Install And Optimize Minecraft For Linux

Minecraft is arguably one of the most popular, truly-cross-platform games out there, so it’s common for Linux users to own a copy of the game. While it usually runs well on most systems, it does still suffer from performance issues from time to time. Show More Summary

IBM targets enterprise developers with latest public cloud updates

IBM is rolling out new enhancements to its emerging public cloud that take direct aim at developers, who are a key focus of mainstream competitors like Amazon Web Services. The highlight of the launch is a dedicated platform-as-a-service option that … Continue reading ?

Geek Reading November 25, 2014

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. You will note that some of the formatting has changed, and that is […]

A game controller that draws blood – Real product, or viral ad campaign?

A new campaign may have recently proven to be a little too much for the crowdfunding site Kickstarter.com – Blood Sport, a product that is equal parts game controller and blood donation machine, has had its campaign suspended after earning only … Continue reading ?

Looking for Leads? 11 Ways to Leverage Social Media

Quickly generate solid leads through social media with these tips. The post Looking for Leads? 11 Ways to Leverage Social Media appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

High School students demo trustless Bitcoin exchange Pavillion.io

Did you know what you wanted to do when you were just 17-years old? Most people at that age don’t really have a clue what they want to do in the future, but there are at least two high school … Continue reading ?

Incomedia WebSite X5 Evolution: Website Builder Founded On Ease Of Use

Are you looking to build your very first website and you have absolutely no experience? Don’t go scavenging Google for answers and video tutorials. For a little more than the cost of a domain name and web space for a year, you can purchase Incomedia WebSite X5 Evolution 11. Show More Summary

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