ReadWrite: How To Blur Your Search Tracks On Google.
Carnival - add comments in a developer-friendly way.
KickStarter: Glide - Simple, professional app creation.
Of interest. Canny; there’s an Apple Watch in the top hero shot.
ReadWrite: Thanks To Google’s Mobilegeddon, Your Search Rank May Be Toast.
Is it Google’s web, or our web? I’m not seeing ‘mobilize or die’ numbers in any of my responsive sites’ stats.
SERoundtable: Google Mobile Search Drops URL For Site Name & Breadcrumb Navigation.
Another Something & Co: Monica Ramos, illustrator.
DWB: Convert Video to GIF.
ffmpeg is your friend.
In the oh-so-classic green terminal style.
Blot: Blogging platform that uses Dropbox.
priceonomics: The Obsessive Curator of the Internet, Jason Hirschhorn.
“Competition in the curation/aggregation space is fierce.” Hmmph. That’s for sure. I’m up against limited-in-aggregration-depth robots now. “Eight years.” Been around almost twice as long as the subject of the article.
99U: Why It’s Selfish to Avoid Giving Negative Feedback.
“Explaining to someone the modifiable, external factors that contributed to their poor performance (“this article fell short because it wasn’t based on enough research insights”) is more likely to result in them reacting in a constructive way to the criticism, as if their priorities are more about learning than showing how good they are.”
EFF Busts Podcasting Patent, Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office.
“In petitions filed with Patent Office, EFF showed that Personal Audio did not invent anything new before it filed its patent application, and, in fact, other people were podcasting for years previously.”
Oh, I could be very wrong. But I feel that as long as the Watch is tethered to an iPhone in order to function fully, it’s sort of doomed in this first generation. Particularly out West here. We in NM have a hard enough time with a cellphone alone, maintaining contact with cell towers (a lot of dead areas). What good are all the features of an Apple Watch if the paired iPhone can’t make contact with cell service? If a tree falls in the forest ...
I love Lynda.com. Can’t stand LinkedIn. If they bust it, I’ll never EVER forgive them.
BBC: Mother who killed son with salt for web attention jailed.
TutorialsPoint: CodingGround, Free Online IDE and Terminal.
WhiteAlbum - take cellphone photos, never see them again until printed and mailed.
$20 per album. Not too expensive. Will absolutely appeal to the analog crowd.
OpenCulture: Rijksmuseum Digitizes & Makes Free Online 210,000 Works of Art!
Capital NY: Times plans to make NYT Now mobile app free.
“Times executives therefore decided NYT Now could attract more readers—and potentially more revenue—as a free, ad-supported offering, particularly readers in their ‘20s and ‘30s who already make up the bulk of the app’s user-base, according to the Times.”
IFTTT auto-tweet restored.
Interestingly, no impressions for the hand-built tweets. As in *none*. You all seem to prefer my source:title tweet format.
Buffer Blog: How to Use Medium - The Complete Guide for Marketers.
Kudos for at least mentioning the ‘ownership’ issue.
Electric Literature and Catapult.co Launch New Series of Writing Workshops and Classes.
“MFA grads are welcome; so are MBA-holders/chefs/road workers/violinists/underwater basket weavers. Whether you’re polishing up your third novel, preparing work for submissions to journals or graduate programs, or are simply interested in finessing your craft, you’re welcome to join us.” You need to be in NYC or environs, however.
Pacific Standard: Searching the Internet Creates an Illusion of Knowledge.
“Surely you have noticed: A lot of people who have no idea what they are talking about are oddly certain of their superior knowledge.” Guilty as charged. All these years blogging, I have an incredibly broad and shallow base of knowledge across many subjects. On occasion, I walk too far out on the plank and it breaks, dropping me back spluttering into the Sea of Knowledge (née Reality). I call it a case of ‘insufferable-knowitall-itis.’ Say it ten times fast.