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Weekly Top 5 #15 – 8th Mar 2015

One Podcast: ZenFounder #HighlyRecommended A podcast that focuses on the emotional and mental side of being an entrepreneur, talks about stress, depression and everything a founder might have to face. Wonderfully hosted by serial entrepreneur Rob Walling and Ph.D. clinical psychologist Sherry Walling Helping Entrepreneurs Survive, Thrive and Connect One Interesting Article: Neville Medhora’s 2015-2020 Predictions Nev has always […]

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What if… typing is faster than browsing on a smartphone?

The app grid approach for smartphones has been around since the first iPhone (released June 2007) and most people are rather happy with this way of doing things. The problem with this approach is that it makes a number of assumptions: Users can remember what the icon looks like (or that we read the app labels) […]

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Blog Web Development

Making Google Maps iFrame Responsive

I’ve been design a lot of websites for sport studio lately, and they often need google maps which uses iframes which by default only comes in 3 sizes: small @400px X 300px, medium @600px X 450px and large @800px X 600px. Which is great if you know the EXACT size of the end user’s screen size, since […]

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WordPress the_excerpt() not working with Chinese Text

WordPress’ excerpt is pretty useful, if the article doesn’t have predefined text as excerpt, it would  automatically create one using the first 55 words from your post to make one for you. If the original text is: The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny […]

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Amazon has patented "1-Click" buy and Apple has been licensing from them since 2000 #factoftheday #blog

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"Don't be afraid of the unknown, because everything is unknown." Sir Ken Robinson #blog

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Weekly Top 5 #14 22nd Feb 2015

One Gadget: Zolt Charger Why are MacBook chargers so heavy and ugly? These guys didn’t think it was necessary https://www.gozolt.com/ One Profile: The Shape of things to come on Jony Ivy #LongRead How much do you know about Apple’s famous lead designer Sir Jonathan Ive? http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/23/shape-things-come One font tool: Wordmark for designers Ever had to […]

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5 Cool things #13 15th Feb 2015

One Book: Creativity, Inc. What an incredible book by Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar. Wouldn’t expect anything less by such highly skilled story tellers. Everything from creativity to leadership and personal growth. Highly recommended. One Article: 20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are A really wonderful reminder on how far we have all […]

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” ― Helen Keller, The Open Door #blog #QuoteOfTheDay

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5 Cool Things #12 8th Feb 2015

One Guide: Getting starting to ECommerce (What should you sell) Shopify, one biggest name in hosted ecommerce solutions has created this guide to help you to build your own online shopping business  One Game: Space Invader with Hex Color If you are a web designer and played Space Invader as a kid, you might like this game. One Article: […]