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Sendicate: Reinventing Email Newsletters, And More Proof That Email Isn't Dead

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Last month, I made a discovery that now seems obvious: email is not dead. The realization came after I sent an email to a few thousand NSFWCORP subscribers about some trivial thing and was absolutely inundated with responses. Not just replies to my message but feature suggestions, constructive criticism, thoughts...
Sendicate: Reinventing Email Newsletters, And More Proof That Email Isn't Dead

Are we at the end of the line for social online games?

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Social games were a phenomenon that transformed the way we looked at games, firstly with Facebook, but later also on mobile.  They provided a way for companies like Zynga and OpenFeint to burst onto the scene. But as we know, in recent months Zynga’s share price tumbled, and now...
Are we at the end of the line for social online games?

Twitter Announces New Platform, @Anywhere

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In a SXSWi keynote address earlier today, Twitter CEO Ev Williams announced Twitter's new ad platform, @anywhere. @Anywhere will take content sites we visit every day and "recreate open, engaging interactions providing a new layer of value for visitors without sending them to Twitter.com." In its simplest form, the service...
Twitter Announces New Platform, @Anywhere

The Web just got a speed boost: Facebook rewrites its Like Box plugin to be up to 4x faster

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Facebook has announced the release of a new Like Box plugin, rewritten “from the ground up” to be up to four times faster with smaller components, less CSS (now inline) and asynchronously loading JavaScript. The Like Box plugin, pictured below, has proved extremely popular on the Web, but it has also become known...
The Web just got a speed boost: Facebook rewrites its Like Box plugin to be up to 4x faster
Atomic force microscope measures strength of chemical bonds

Cream of the crop

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There's a reason all the best fruit puds are made to the same basic formula: fruit + cake + custard or cream = winning dessertStrawberries, shortbread, cream; rhubarb, crumble, custard; apple pie, ice-cream. Time after time, the most satisfying fruity puds follow this neat formula: sweet-tart fruit, starchy, crisp or...
Cream of the crop

Facebook Speeds Up Its Like Box Plugin

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The social network rewrote the Like Box plugin "from the ground up" There's some good news out of Palo Alto for Facebook users who have been irked by the social network's Like Box plugin, which has been significantly weighing down sites with slower connections. The company announced this week...
Facebook Speeds Up Its Like Box Plugin

Canonical integrating Ubuntu WebApps in Quantal Quetzal

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Soon enough, Chrome OS wont be the only game in town when it comes to tightly integrated web apps running on a Linux core. Today Canonical announced Ubuntu WebApps, a new feature that will be integrated into version 12.10 of the open-source OS, Quantal Queztal. In its simplest form...
Canonical integrating Ubuntu WebApps in Quantal Quetzal

New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets

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Lithium batteries very frequently power our gadgets, but the material itself isn't common and, by extension, isn't cheap. Researchers at the Tokyo University of Science aim to solve that through sodium-ion batteries using a new electrode material. By mixing together oxides of iron, manganese and sodium, Shinichi Komaba and...
New metal mix could lead to cheap, plentiful sodium-ion batteries in gadgets

Setting Up A Content Delivery Network In Wordpress

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In order to improve connection times for users from all over the world, Ghacks enabled a content delivery network (CDN) yesterday. A CDN basically stores files and information on mirror servers all around the world in order to serve data to users from locations closest to them. This speeds up...
Setting Up A Content Delivery Network In Wordpress

Attention founders: Here's how you respond to an unfair post about your company

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A week or so ago, I wrote about Sendicate, a startup that aims to provide much-needed innovation in the email newsletter arena. In the post, I referenced a couple of Sendicate’s much more established competitiors including MailChimp which we use to send our daily NSFWCORP emails. I wrote… In...
Attention founders: Here's how you respond to an unfair post about your company

Edding 850 is a free modular font built by the famous Büro Destruct design studio

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Büro Destruct is an internationally acclaimed design studio based out of Switzerland. The team, very well-known for its type design, has just recently crafted a typeface based on Edding 850, the boldest marker from Edding (the German equivalent to the ubiquitous Sharpie). As Creative Applications describes, Büro Destruct’s ”team started scribbling and doodling straight...
Edding 850 is a free modular font built by the famous Büro Destruct design studio

Explore this collection of 200+ free humanitarian icons created by the United Nations

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It was love at first sight when I discovered the Noun Project, a massive catalog of beautiful, public-domain pictographs. Since then, the project just keeps growing and now a collection of 200+ humanitarian symbols has been donated by the United Nations and is completely free for anyone to use. Everything on the Noun Project...
Explore this collection of 200+ free humanitarian icons created by the United Nations

Charities must make the most of smartphone and tablet technology

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Charities need to ensure their donation processes are optimised for smartphones or they risk alienating supportersA recent article by Zoe Amar for the Guardian Voluntary Sector Network was a clarion call that chimed with our own mantras about the role technology has to play in growing giving.We've spent the last...
Charities must make the most of smartphone and tablet technology

MIT gets musical with Arduino-powered DrumTop, uses household objects as a source of sound

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Everyone's favorite microcontroller has been a boon among hobbyists and advanced amateurs, but it's also found a home among the brilliant projects at MIT's Media Lab, including a groovy instrument called DrumTop. This modern take on the drum pad delivers Arduino-powered interactivity in its simplest form -- hands-on time...
MIT gets musical with Arduino-powered DrumTop, uses household objects as a source of sound

One Problem With Facebook’s New Like Button: It Doesn’t Work With Connect Sites

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Over the weekend while trying to implement Facebook’s extremely buzzed about “Like” button, I found out that trying to implement it on an existing Facebook Connect enabled site simply doesn’t work. I’m clearly not the only person having problems. Techcrunch implemented the “Like” button last week on the day of...
One Problem With Facebook’s New Like Button: It Doesn’t Work With Connect Sites
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?