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Imagine the internet with no search engines

What the internet would look like if there were no search engines? Twitter would have a lot more questions posted. Often times when I’m curious about something, it’s tempting to ask on Twitter. But then I quickly realize we have Google (or DuckDuckGo). For instance, I was about to ask on Twitter, “Does Adobe Creative […]

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Blog drafts: no

Approaching the blog as log

I’m taking a new approach to my blogs where as soon as I write the blog post, I publish it. In the past, I would schedule the posts so they appeared one a day. I do like the idea of the consistency of a post per day, and having them spaced out. I’m putting the […]

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Instagram API promo: April 4, 2018

The classic sad tale about social media API.

A new platform launches. The platform needs users and growth. So the platform offers an API for developers to make super-cool apps and services. Why bother developing the innovation in-house when you can have other outside people do it for you? Third-party developers get excited about the API, because it lets developers access the platform’s […]

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Screenshot of Chrome menu bar icons

My 11 essential Chrome menu bar icons

The Chrome menu bar can be a great location for shortcuts. I use my menu bar to get instant notifications of new emails and Linkedin messages. My menu bar also allows me to take the webpage I’m currently viewing and quick check it’s popularity, save an article, and annotate the page. However, your Chrome menu […]

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