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trafficbroker’s sequel at master – GitHub

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# Sequel provides thread safety, connection pooling and a concise DSL for constructing database queries and table schemas. # Sequel also includes a lightweight but comprehensive ORM layer for mapping records to Ruby objects and handling associated records. # Sequel supports advanced database features such as prepared statements, bound...
trafficbroker’s sequel at master – GitHub

Bonica births a better baby registry

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Babies are an ordeal to bring into the world, tough to raise, and really, really expensive to buy things for. Baby registry site Bonica can’t help with most of those things, but it does want to help parents make sure their babies have all the supplies they need. CEO Hans...
Bonica births a better baby registry

Quora now officially embraces reviews, letting users include star-ratings with their responses

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Quora is bringing a new kind of content to its Q&A platform today, in the form of reviews. If you’re a regular user of Quora, you’ll have noticed that many of the existing Q&A pages already involve reviews, but by officially embracing a review-based structure, Quora is making it easier...
Quora now officially embraces reviews, letting users include star-ratings with their responses

Thanks, Science! New Study Says CrunchBase Is An Information Treasure Trove

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“I believe CrunchBase will gain a lot of attention from the academia soon, which is always eager for high-quality data set,” writes Guang Xiang of Carnegie Mellon University, who found that he could predict Mergers and Acquisitions much better using the unique business variables available in CrunchBase than the traditional...
Thanks, Science! New Study Says CrunchBase Is An Information Treasure Trove
iOS 5.1 tethered jailbreak available for original iPad, iPhone 4, 3GS, and iPod touch

RIAA: Pirates Are Bigger Music Fans Than Average Consumers

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Last month, research from the Columbia University affiliated American Assembly found that U.S. file-sharers buy 30% more music than their non-sharing counterparts. The RIAA wasn’t too happy with this result (or how the media reported on it) so they brought in research firm NPD to counter with some statistics of...
RIAA: Pirates Are Bigger Music Fans Than Average Consumers

7 Real-World Tips for Attracting Top Developers

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Tech startups need more than a great idea and breakthrough technology - they need a team of committed developers who will stick with them through iteration after iteration. But recruiting dream talent that’s both ready for the long haul and willing to pivot when necessary isn’t as simple as...
7 Real-World Tips for Attracting Top Developers
Data for dummies: 6 data-analysis tools anyone can use
Google gives update on 'war against account hijackers'

Don't think about an elephant!

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Have you ever been asked to “think outside of the box”? I thought this phrase was now extinct, but recently I heard it pop up during a meeting again, and in all seriousness too. Amazing. Thinking outside the box is virtually impossible. You can stop saying it. It is about...
Don't think about an elephant!

Here's What One Of The Smartest Investors I Know Thinks Will Happen To Facebook Stock (FB)

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I was talking about Facebook stock recently with one of the smartest investors I know. The investor has owned Facebook stock for years--since it was a small private company. But the investor has also been shoveling his shares out the door for years. So much so that he no longer...
Here's What One Of The Smartest Investors I Know Thinks Will Happen To Facebook Stock (FB)

Local Business Shocked to Find Traffic Declined After Moving Their Website to “Nuts.com”

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(nuts.com) "Despite high hopes and careful planning, the Newark Nut Company’s Web traffic took a dive after moving to Nuts.com," writes the Onion the New York Times. Aw, nuts! Several experts chalk this traffic decline up to a host of variables--Google having to reassess the site, the fact that the company's head Jeffrey Braverman...
Local Business Shocked to Find Traffic Declined After Moving Their Website to “Nuts.com”

Hello, Twitter, one year later

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A year ago, today, I joined a small startup with a penchant for brevity. Many of my friends were using it. My mom had only heard mentions of it. I noted some risk, but saw greater reward. Variables were undefined. The product was still in its infancy. But potential was...
Hello, Twitter, one year later

TNW Pick of the Day: Fuel Monitor shows drivers exactly how much their trip's costing in real-time

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There really is an app for everything. Some are great and some, well, not so great. But even the great ones can find gaining traction a difficult endeavor, simply because there is so much competition and so many other apps vying for our attention. But the one thing all successful...
TNW Pick of the Day: Fuel Monitor shows drivers exactly how much their trip's costing in real-time
Why Firefox OS may bring balance back to the smartphone industry
Study Says Most IT Guys Are Ignorant

Manage Who You Follow On Twitter Easily with ManageTwitter

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Australian startup Melon Media has released what is probably the easiest tool currently available for managing twitter accounts you follow. Rather practically, if unimaginatively, called Manage Twitter the site does exactly what it promises in the page title “fast and easy unfollowing”. There are a few different variables for unfollowing: - Those...
Manage Who You Follow On Twitter Easily with ManageTwitter

Blink-WebKit split endangers some browser features

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Developers may have to adapt to browsers that lose features, such as CSS Variables, as Google and Apple part ways in browser development. [Read more]...
Blink-WebKit split endangers some browser features

It's time to bike

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Over on the Official Google Blog, you can read a very, very exciting announcement: Google Maps now offers biking directions! As my teammate Shannon mentions in that post, we've been constantly asked when this feature will be made available. But as an engineer working on the directions team, I'd often...
It's time to bike
How to name a variable when the word is both a noun and a verb?
First rule of DevOps fight club, don’t talk about DevOps fight club
CHART OF THE DAY: The Impressive Growth Of App Store Downloads (AAPL)

CSS Expands Palette With Variables

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Potentially simplifying the work for Web designers, the working group behind the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Web standard is extending the language so that it......
CSS Expands Palette With Variables

Megaupload Shutdown Boosted Digital Movie Revenues

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It is no secret that the MPAA was one of the instigators of the Megaupload investigation, which ultimately led to the shutdown of the company January last year. According to the Hollywood studios the file-hosting site kept people away from legal movie stores, and they now have some data to...
Megaupload Shutdown Boosted Digital Movie Revenues

LINKEDIN CEO: Going Public Is Like A Marriage (LNKD, FB)

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The biggest story in tech this year has been Facebook's IPO, which, depending on how you look at it, was a big flop. It was good for Facebook, in that it got as much money as possible from investors, but it was bad for Facebook because the stock collapsed, hammering...
LINKEDIN CEO: Going Public Is Like A Marriage (LNKD, FB)

Predicting Twitter popularity is all about probability

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Tweets have the power to decimate markets, but they also have users and companies seeing dollar signs. With huge marketing, political, and social mobilization potential, how can you predict which tweets will get more views, and which retweets will go viral? A new study developed a statistical model that attempts to...
Predicting Twitter popularity is all about probability

Interview: Tapbots' Mark Jardine on Tweetbot, designing for the Mac and how to nest a bird on the dock

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The development team of Tapbots has slowly gained a reputation for crafting polished and clever apps with a unique robotic theme. The pair behind the company include programmer Paul Haddad and designer Mark Jardine. Haddad and Jardine began working together at the Oakley web group, where Haddad got the hankering...
Interview: Tapbots' Mark Jardine on Tweetbot, designing for the Mac and how to nest a bird on the dock
Apple Patents A System-Wide Event-Tracking And Geotagging System For iOS Devices
The future of fitness: Bluetooth opens up with new running, cycling standards

Exploring The Earnings Of A Humble Bundle Author

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Recently, we highlighted the success of the first Humble Ebook Bundle by noting that with over 84,000 bundles sold, all those authors should be on best seller lists. That is fine and dandy on its own, but what does that mean in terms of money for the authors? With the...
Exploring The Earnings Of A Humble Bundle Author
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