You need to check out this really cool coin that has an amazing hidden feature

A mind-blowing coin with a nifty hidden mechanic is wowing the internet.  The object in question was made by Roman Booteen, an Instagram artist who creates intricate carvings on Zippo lighters and coins. Not only are the designs gorgeous to look at, some of them also have some sort of …

Redesigning a Card-based Tumblr Layout with CSS Grid

In this tutorial we’re going to retrofit a grid-based design to a layout inspired by the What’re you into? Tumblr page, where the user can select a set of topics to tailor their recommended content. Only the visual design of the grid is executed, not the selection functionality, as shown …

Half of workers admit tech multi-tasking affects concentration

At the Smart Working summit last week, one of the speakers was asked his opinion on the growing acceptance of people using Smartphones, laptops and tablets during meetings. He replied that the fact workers are expected to plough through so many emails a day, it’s hardly surprising that people are …

Bruntwood launches design now, pay later service for occupiers

Property and flexible office firm Bruntwood has launched ‘Made & Managed’ which it claims is a service enabling occupiers to benefit from a ‘design now, pay later’ approach to designing and creating bespoke offices. The service is based around the idea that tenants absorb design and fit-out costs into a …

Choose the best SSL certificate for your business website [infographic]

Editor’s Note: This article was first published on October 13, 2016. It was updated on August 9, 2018. Why should you care about a website’s security certificate? Consider this scenario: You’re cruising online and find yourself on a cool website. They have just what you need at a price you …

Using the WordPress Settings API to Build a Custom Admin Page

In this guide, we’ll introduce the WordPress Settings API, and create a WordPress administration page where we demonstrate the use of this API. For the purposes of this tutorial, we’ll wrap this functionality into a plugin, but this can also be a part of a WordPress theme. As the WordPress …

What you need to know about WordPress 5.0 and Gutenberg

It’s new, slick and controversial, and it’s here — the Gutenberg editor in WordPress. Never has an update to WordPress generated so much controversy, but controversy or not, WordPress 5.0 has rolled out with Gutenberg as the default editor for creating articles and pages. If you haven’t learned about it …

Meet Sarah Amritt: Inventor & Co-Founder of The Omie View Bassinet Mirror

Civil Engineer by Day, Baby Product Developer by Night When asked what inspires her, Sarah Amritt replies, “My daughters. They are my everything, and everyday I work hard to be a better version of myself for them.” Supermom Sarah, a longtime resident of Miami, Florida, does it all. Amritt graduated …

Google’s Owlchemy Labs reveals ARCore spectator experiment

Google’s Owlchemy Labs just revealed one of its experiments using ARCore on a phone to offer a spectator view into the upcoming game Vacation Simulator. At Oculus Connect 5, Facebook’s teams demonstrated a series of experiments that together included full body tracking, arena-scale movement freedom and mixed reality which incorporates real objects…Read …

New to the freelance game? Know these 5 basics about freelance taxes

Let me tell you a little story about freelance taxes: Last year I wrote a check to the IRS for $14,000. It wasn’t because I failed to withhold the proper amount from my salaried day job or that I won the lottery. Instead, my freelance writing income exploded through the …

Teamwork Never Fails – Stop Blaming Teamwork at Your Small Business

Five years ago facilitating a client’s leadership retreat I asked a simple question… “What is teamwork?” Of the 12 leaders in the organization, a small regional credit union, we heard the traditional answers and one that stood out. The one that stood out was:   “Teamwork is a series of …

London pledges to make all new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030

London has joined 18 other cities around the world, including Paris, New York and Tokyo, in a landmark commitment to make all new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030. Regulations and planning policy will also target existing buildings to make them net-zero carbon by 2050. Net zero carbon …

Khashoggi’s fate shows the flip side of the surveillance state

It’s been over five years since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden lifted the lid on government mass surveillance programs, revealing, in unprecedented detail, quite how deep the rabbit hole goes thanks to the spread of commercial software and connectivity enabling a bottomless intelligence-gathering philosophy of ‘bag it all’. Yet technology’s onward march …

Watch the Oculus Connect 5 John Carmack keynote live

Yesterday was the first day of Facebook’s annual Oculus Connect developers event, and it delivered on quite a few hardware and software announcements: Oculus Quest and Oculus Go updates, plus new software announcements. Today is Oculus CTO John Carmack’s day to shine, and you can watch it live online! Today’s second keynote …

Building a WordPress Website with Gutenberg: Initial Observations

If you’ve been following all the fuss regarding Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor, you know that many users have formed a very strong opinion of it. But, all the drama aside, what’s it like to actually build a website with it? As WordPress 5.0 creeps ever closer, I decided it …

13 ways to promote your restaurant business to local customers

Owning a local restaurant is a great way to get involved in your community, make new friends and create memories. But just because you build it (your restaurant) doesn’t mean they (local customers) will come. You need to actively promote your restaurant business if you want it to succeed. 13 …

The Work of a Forensic Accountant in Business

Forensic accountants are qualified to analyze, interpret, and present complex economic financial related issues in an comprehensible and well supported way. Also referred to as forensic auditors, they give expert evidence at the eventual trial. Forensic accountants are usually assigned by the forensic accounting division. This is a public accounting …

What Is Cloud Computing and Why Should Businesses Use It?

“The cloud” is a term that is often thrown around in offices today. If you are new to the terminology, it isn’t referring to meteorology. Cloud computing is a form of digital computing that allows people to access large servers and software through the internet. Why Use The Cloud? Many …