I sometimes have to accept that an organization knows me as "Mark Frauenfeld" because it won't allow surnames longer than 10 characters. But having a truncated name is not nearly as annoying as being forced to add extra characters to a name just because a form won't process surnames less than 3 characters.
Joanna Stern, Wall Street Journal’s personal technology columnist created this cheat sheet for figuring out how to use the iPhone X’s interface. That’s what happens when you get rid of the home button. Editor’s note: There was an error in the original regarding disabling FaceID. Updated here. pic.twitter.com/O2EQm2CoyK — Joanna Stern (@JoannaStern) November 3, 2017 […]
Why would the manufacturer make this tablecloth mostly white, when it probably doesn’t cost extra to print the whole thing with the tie-dye pattern that’s on the edges?
Yes, the guy should have looked where he was walking, but good design should take this kind of think into account. [via Twisted Sifter]
What do Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google all have in common? Somewhere in their framework, they all use MySQL, that most versatile (and free!) of database management systems. And they’re not alone. If your company or the one you’d like to work for wrangles data (and who doesn’t?), they’re going to need someone with a […]
There’s a reason you’re hearing about the gig economy in every other business story these days. More than ever, people are finding income from more than one source. And if you find the right one, a side hustle can do more than just pad your pockets – it can allow you to finally get paid […]
High-def cameras are available to anyone and for much less than they were just a decade ago. Even the phones in our pockets can be used to shoot and edit short films. It’s never been easier to be a filmmaker, providing you have the technique. Enter the Film & Cinematography Mastery Bundle, an online boot […]