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Google’s New Chat Service is a Mess

We're all familiar with SMS messaging. Texting (as it's colloquially called), has been around for over 25 years now. But there's an inherent problem with SMS. It's not encrypted. Through no fault of the designers …
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April 20, 2018
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Revisiting Card UIs

User interface patterns have evolved quite a bit. Or have they?
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April 19, 2018
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Trailmix Ventures

Every now and then I come across little organizations doing big things.  Trailmix Ventures seemingly runs a tight ship. What looks like 5 managing partners, and a board of 4 advisors that's pretty impressive: Sheila …
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April 13, 2018
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Giving a Shit

Since the beginning of this year, I decided I would write more. So far, ditching Facebook and cutting back on Twitter has really helped me achieve that. I don't know if it will be effective …
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April 8, 2018
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Tide NYC

It's no secret that I love DigitalOcean. I host this site on a DO Droplet. Hell, I host most of my web projects with DigitalOcean. Pretty much ever since 2012. They have a great …
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April 5, 2018
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Care by Volvo Vehicle Subscription

Wow. This is really something else. For a base price of $600/month, you can essentially lease a Volvo XC40 — a crossover class. But, this is really a subscription service. You can subscribe through the …
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April 4, 2018
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Link: Announcing 1.1.1.1

Cloudflare has a lot to offer. They provide DDoS protection, site reliability products, SSL certificates, CDNs and a whole host of other web-related services. Today, they announced (with help from APNIC), they want to provide …
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April 1, 2018
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Death by a Thousand Likes

I'm hitting the rant-wheel again. Facebook's potential data breach (nearly 5 million accounts affected) illustrates just how frail and weak the web has become. It's of our own doing too. We all jumped aboard …
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March 27, 2018
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The Mac Pro Upgrade

I think this is absolutely top-notch work from some hardcore DIYers. Jason Koebler of Motherboard writes: The Mac Pro 4.1 and 5.1 are known in the community as the “cheese grater” Mac Pro towers. …
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March 27, 2018
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Goodbye Trinet, Hello World

I'm leaving Facebook(dot com). But that doesn't have to mean goodbye. I'll be around ✌️
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March 12, 2018