Web Design and Development Tips and Tricks

More than a thousand current Uber employees have signed a letter asking for Travis Kalanick to return. After stepping down earlier this week, employees went to bat for their former CEO. 1,100 employees “signed” a document by logging into a Google Doc using their Uber credentials. Below is the full [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Girls as young as eight have become easy prey for plastic surgery apps, according to a report from the Nuffield Council on Bioethics. The report also calls out the concerns over anxiety and self-image issues related to unattainable appearances. These “fun” gaming apps allow the user to slice, [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Law enforcement agencies across America are unprepared to combat the threat of drone use by terrorists and common criminals. The problem isn't a technological one, or a training issue; it's a legal concern. The technology exists, but legally, we aren't allowed to use it The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) explicitly [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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The Supreme Court issued a decision this week in the case of Packingham v North Carolina, which acknowledged the importance of the internet to modern life. It ruled that the internet, and social media in particular, has become so “integral to the fabric of our modern society and culture” that [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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There are few things YouTube commenters like to call people out on more than shooting a vertical video. But they'll have one less reason to do so after the YouTube app's latest update. The update finally allows YouTube to properly display vertical video, filling up the whole screen instead of [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Researchers at Caltech have come up with a new digital camera design that does away with the need for optics. The new technology uses an optical phased array to capture light at different times with different focus, thus creating an entire image. Traditional cameras require a lens or pinholes to [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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If you've ever spent an extended period of time using a VR headset, you know that the whole 360-degree video thing can get old pretty fast. Don't get me wrong; I've had some amazing VR experiences that gave my neck a serious workout, but a significant portion of the content [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Not everyone feels comfortable sharing every bit of their lives to social media. Some people aren't even comfortable uploading a profile photo for fear of them being misused, but now Facebook is trying to give users a bit more peace of mind. The company is testing a new feature in [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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Web technology is a volatile environment, so much so that it's not uncommon for web-based enterprises to burn out—Myspace, anyone? Although the ever-changing online world is hard to navigate, companies like Google and Amazon do it successfully, every day. It's hard to imagine these companies ever disappearing, but anything is [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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A group of scientists used moths as inspiration to create a substance for screens that increases reliability (up to) 10x in any lighting condition. At long last, someone is doing something about the Sun. Researchers at the University of Central Florida published the research in the scientific journal Optica. The [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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