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Doughnut Time is making a grand comeback from sticky situation

Despite collapsing in a heap merely four months ago, beloved doughnut chain famous for its outlandish and extreme doughnut creations, Doughnut Time, is making a shocking comeback.
After the store suffered a sudden and extreme collapse in March the chain's social media accounts are once again firing all cylinders, with the...

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The Man With 15,000 Pieces of Chopstick-Wrapper Origami

We've all fiddled with our chopstick wrappers when eating out at an Asian restaurant. Creating a chopstick stand is common; folding the paper wrapper into a crane is a bit more advanced. In Japan, the practice is particularly widespread. So much so that six years ago, Yuki Tatsumi began collecting the little origami...

Dog drags sprinkler indoors, unleashing chaos in his wake

For those of us who don't have a kiddie pool, sometimes a sprinkler is the next best thing. 
And this dog really went for it. Redditor Spinolio posted a photo of a genius dog that decided he needed a splash, but instead of going outside to use a sprinkler, he dragged it inside — through the doggy door!
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Three top FBI officials quit as US cybersecurity threats mount

Looming cybersecurity threats are reportedly behind the departure of several cybersecurity officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to The Wall Street Journal, three of the top FBI officials -- Scott Smith, David Resch, and Carl Ghattas -- are exiting the bureau.
The resignations come amidst an...

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Marketing

Brand Growth Requires Complexity Reduction

Every business begins with a single product, a single segment, and a single way of going to market. Then growth begins, bringing new opportunities, new customer segments, new geographies, new product lines, new businesses, new channels of distribution, and new services. These are the bright, shiny objects of business: they...

The Top 15 Ways to Come up with New Content Ideas

I write a ton of blog posts for my websites. Writing has become a major part of my life throughout the years. People recognize this and often ask me the same question: How do you come up with these new ideas? Truthfully, writer’s block happens to all of us. Just ask any writer, and they’ll  [click to continue...]

Instagram Stories Strategy: How to Make Stories That Benefit Your Business

Want to attract more leads with Instagram? Curious how a story arc on Instagram Stories can help? To explore how to use Instagram Stories for business, I interview Tyler J. McCall. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help...

LinkedIn Beefed Up Its Messaging Features

LinkedIn added several new features to its messaging Thursday. Director of product, messenger and groups Chris Szeto provided details on all of the updates in a blog post. Users now have more flexibility when it comes to the size of the message compose box, as that box can now be expanded across the platform "for...

Brand Patagonia: A Founders Story And Strategy

In April 2017, the authors of Legacy In The Making visited me at Patagonia’s headquarters, in Ventura, California, to talk about the legacy I’m building as the founder of Patagonia. We talked about a lot of things, some of which I’d never spoken about before. Afterward, when they asked me if I’d share some of […]

Tech

Data breach: Millions of SingHealth users affected including Singapore’s PM

By Waqas
SingHealth, the largest health care institution in Singapore has suffered a massive data breach in which records of over 1.5 million patients who visited SingHealth’s polyclinics and clinics between from May 1, 2015, to July 4 this year – One of the victims of the breach is the Prime Minister of...

China Is Investing In Its Own Hyperloop To Clear Its Crowded Highways

GRIDLOCK. China’s largest cities are choking in traffic. Millions of cars on the road means stifling levels of air pollution and astronomical commute times, especially during rush hours. The latest move to address this urban traffic nightmare: Chinese state-backed companies are making heavy investments in U.S....

Researchers prove the arrow of time is irrelevant to quantum computers

An international team of scientists recently published groundbreaking research indicating quantum computers aren’t handicapped by a classical view of time. Grab a cup of coffee, we’ll explain. The researchers set out to determine if quantum computers could be used to overcome one of classical computing’s biggest...

WhatsApp Updates Controls in India in an Effort to Thwart Mob Violence

CHANGE IS COMING. Today, more than 1 billion people use the Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp to share messages, photos, and videos. With the tap of a button, they can forward a funny meme or send a party invite to groups of friends and family. They can also easily share “fake news,” rumors and propaganda...

Malta Plans to Create the World’s First Decentralized Stock Exchange

BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND. The tiny European nation of Malta is truly living up to its nickname of “Blockchain Island.” On Thursday, MSX (the innovation arm of the Malta Stock Exchange) announced a new partnership with blockchain-based equity fundraising platform Neufund and Binance, one of the world’s biggest...

Three top FBI officials quit as US cybersecurity threats mount

Looming cybersecurity threats are reportedly behind the departure of several cybersecurity officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to The Wall Street Journal, three of the top FBI officials -- Scott Smith, David Resch, and Carl Ghattas -- are exiting the bureau.
The resignations come amidst an...

Three top FBI officials quit as US cybersecurity threats mount

Looming cybersecurity threats are reportedly behind the departure of several cybersecurity officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to The Wall Street Journal, three of the top FBI officials -- Scott Smith, David Resch, and Carl Ghattas -- are exiting the bureau.
The resignations come amidst an...

Design

6 Laws that Help You Create a Better Design

There is one common goal of every product — to make the users’ life easier. As a designer, you are given a mission to make this happen. To design a product that everyone would enjoy using, you may want to incorporate principles from different academic areas in your design process. Below I am going to show you some...

CGI Design: Tokyo 2020

CGI Design: Tokyo 2020

AoiroStudio
Jul 20, 2018
Tokyo 2020 is coming in a very short year, I am not sure if things are starting to build or whatnot but we are starting to see more productions gearing up for the next Olympics. We are taking a look at the work from Vladislav Solovjov we have featured before on ABDZ. In...

Redesigning an app with good visual design but uninspired UX

Case Study for Ritual AppWhy I wrote this article?This article starts with an interesting observation: most friends have this misconception about my job. When I tell them I’m a UX designer, they either respond with a nod: “oh yeah, visual design;” or express their confusion: “hmm, graphic design?”I don’t...

Secrets to Achieve a More Emotional UI Design

Illustration by Esmile Studio.Written by Gisela Abrigo and Josefina BlattmannIn order to make an app useful for users, you need to generate some sort of empathy between them. How do you achieve this? A spotless UI.Humans are used to being entertained constantly, everyday, anywhere. An app is a product nobody expects to...

20 White Texture Background Graphics

Plenty of clean, white space is a key characteristic of minimalist graphic design. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t add some interest with a white texture background graphic. There’s no need to spend hours searching for the best minimalist backgrounds. In this post, we’re featuring some of the best white...

Tips and tricks for making a UX flowchart

Expert advice to help you create stunning UX flowcharts that help identify what users need and how to give it to themWhat’s the big deal with UX flowcharts?A UX flowchart helps you visualize the steps a user takes to complete a task or achieve a goal on your site or app (the user flow). Identifying and reflecting on how...

Top Questions To Ask Before Designing Anything

And what other things to take into accountThe right question, at the right moment and context, can make a significant impact on how a feature / product is going to end up.When I was starting out, I could not understand why designers weren’t taken seriously by companies when it comes to high-level decision making for...

Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration

AoiroStudio
Jul 19, 2018
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 curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Furthermore, it's an opportunity to feature work from more designers,...

Dev

CSS: A New Kind of JavaScript

In this wacky and satirical post, Heydon Pickering describes a wild new technology called Cascading Style Sheets that solves a lot of the problems you might bump into when styling things with JavaScript:
A good sign that a technology is not fit for purpose is how much we have to rely on workarounds and best practices to...

How to Use MDK3 for Advanced Wi-Fi Jamming

You may have heard of a signal jammer before, usually referring to a device that blasts out a strong enough radio signal to drown out the reception of nearby devices like cell phones. Purpose-built jammer hardware is outright illegal in many countries, but Wi-Fi is vulnerable to several different jamming attacks that can...

How to Create Your Own Cryptocurrency Blockchain in Python

Cryptocurrencies and their underlying blockchain technology have taken the world by surprise —from their humble beginnings a few years ago to current everyday conversation point.
Typically, a blockchain refers to a distributed ledger technology that constitutes a “chain of blocks.” Every block in the blockchain has a...

What’s Inside A Scientology E-Meter?

This is something we’ve been waiting a very long time for. The Church of Scientology uses devices called E-Meters to measure Thetans in the body. We’re not going to discuss this further, because we don’t want to be murdered. In reality, the E-Meter is simply a device that costs five thousand dollars and only measures...

PHP 7.3.0alpha4 Released

The PHP team is glad to announce the release of the fourth PHP 7.3.0 version, PHP 7.3.0alpha4.
The rough outline of the PHP 7.3 release cycle is specified in the
PHP Wiki.

For source downloads of PHP 7.3.0alpha4 please visit the download page.
Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

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How to Create a Cryptocurrency Exchange Rates using Coinlayer API?

You're reading How to Create a Cryptocurrency Exchange Rates using Coinlayer API?, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!

Back in 2008, a group of people hidden behind the Satoshi Nakamoto figure, developed Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer distributed...

Visual Studio IntelliCode now infers coding conventions for consistent code

Following the initial announcement of Visual Studio IntelliCode at Build 2018, we’re excited to report that the Visual Studio IntelliCode Extension has been updated to enable coding convention inference for C#, to help you and your team achieve more readable and consistent code. If you’re new to the Intellicode...

Announcing Bring Your Own IP for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Preview)

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) now allows you to use your own publicly-routable IP addresses with AWS resources such as EC2 instances, Network Load Balancers, and NAT Gateways. After you bring your IPs to AWS, AWS will advertise your public IP addresses on the Internet. You will continue to have access to Amazon IP...