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Stages of football through my life

[Warning to American football lovers, you may not like this blog post. Also, this post is about American football, not the football known in America as soccer] Growing up as a baseball fan, football was never really part of my life, until 2004 when I joined a fantasy football league. Through the years I grew […]

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Reply rate of the top 10 journalists on Twitter

Barkha Dutt of the Washington Post is the most-engaged top journalist on Twitter. 64% of the reporter’s tweets are at-replies. That’s how to use Twitter–as an engagement platform, not a broadcast platform. How do the other most-followed journalists on Twitter rate with their response level?

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Reddit’s upcoming redesign might cause another migration

With the $200 million new funding for Reddit, they are planning a site redesign. (reports recode) Huffman

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When you always rank low among your Fitbit friends

See among your friends who gets the most steps in one work week. Fitbit has a great feature called “Challenges.” Every week, you can invite your friends to participate in the “Workweek Hustle.” Fitbit keeps track of the progress of all your friends throughout the week. Fitbit makes it fun to check in regularly to […]

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I love looking at progress bars

Many people hate progress bars. You copy a bunch of files from one hard drive to another. Then you have to wait. And wait. And wait. However, I love progress bars.

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How to make the Facebook like button reappear after upgrading to https SSL

Did you update your WordPress website from http to https, and now your Facebook like button disappear? Chances are you are using WooTheme’s shortcode, woo-fblike, for the Facebook like button in your template. (Actually Woothemes is now WooCommerce, so let’s call them by their correct new name). When you update your site to https, the […]

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NBC shuts down another innovative news service

Tired of hearing about a particular topic in the news? Would you like to be able to filter out particular topics? The Breaking News app allows you to micro-tune the exact news you want to get. Well, not any more. NBC/Comcast is shutting down the Breaking News app, laying off its entire 22-person staff. The […]

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The 39 most essential iPhone apps of the past five years

The apps that make your phone’s home screen have special honor. The

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What was on your home screen five years ago?

Through the past

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The Ultimate Hot Chocolate Package for the person who loves hot chocolate

Do you know someone who loves hot chocolate? Then you can give the Ultimate Hot Chocolate Package! The ultimate hot chocolate package is a collection of all the various hot chocolates you can find! In 2007, I gave my mom the Ultimate Hot Chocolate Package. The main influence behind me being a huge hot chocolate […]