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Last Christmas, I got a Fitbit as a gift. This Christmas, I got an email saying that my 4th Fitbit has shipped. The┬ádevices were great and the customer support was excellent, but the devices were just fragile. That pretty much sums up my experience with wearables in 2015: I use them all the time and […]

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Take a brief look at the web today and you might think open source has a lot of influence: Swift is open source, from Apple. HHVM is open source, from Facebook. Android is open source, from Google. Bootstrap is open source, from Twitter. .Net is open source from Microsoft.

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Welcome to my #firstworldproblems post. I make a good living, sitting At my desk all day. I can take breaks at any time and eat whatever I want. I’ve nothing to complain about except a lack of self-discipline. That freedom to eat has been trouble.

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Amongst all the news of the European refugee crisis, one snippet stood out to me: "When I was a child I was a refugee" Austrians meet Syrians. You don't want to miss @JamesEReynolds story 6:45pm BBC1 pic.twitter.com/DuFgEhr2ke — Julia Macfarlane (@juliamacfarlane) August 29, 2015

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10 years ago, I was standing in a classroom on the north side of Atlanta, Georgia. My job was teaching English to the children from Central America whose parents had flocked to Atlanta, looking for construction jobs during the enormous housing boom. I found out about Joomla’s arrival while sitting at my desk, grading papers […]

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Back in 2007, Joomla.org decided to stop listing any software that used license keys. They did this because they believed that license keys were incompatible with the GPL license. Fast forward to 2015 and many (most?) commercial WordPress plugins now use license keys. Some of these license keys just provide access to updates and support […]