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Little pricy but this looks promising.
Skylock is the simple, safe, and social way to bike. Now you can unlock your bike with a tap, get an alert if someone is trying to steal your bike, and even send a text to your family if you’re in an accident. Best of all, Skylock recharges itself.
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Ever wonder why mom & dad didn't support your career choice...now you can blame Hollywood.

And as a Graphic Designer, I can say it's not as sad of a choice as this video suggests.

#graphicdesign   #careeradvice  
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The meta story of the Internet featuring some of it's more vocal creators.
What Comes Next Is the Future is the definitive documentary about the web, as told by the people who build it each day. Their challenges and successes will help us better understand this thing called the web, and what lies ahead. A project by Matt Griffin – founder of Bearded, a Net Awards 2014 ...
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Lots of Philly folks in there too :)
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Absurdity is the new Black

It's hard to believe some of these things are real or given any sort of credibility. There may be something to this Yo's law or the intro of Idiocracy.
Things are getting pretty strange out there. Roughly a year ago I wrote a post entitled "This Industry Is Completely Ridiculous." Since then, as you probably..
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Anyone using Sketch? Thoughts?

I was/am a huge proponent of using Fireworks and it's no longer part of the Adobe Suite so I've been looking for a new production ready design tool. Photoshop is not the answer (for me), too much overhead and extra steps where they aren't needed. At first glance, Sketch looks like a mix of Fireworks and Axure (two favs) so I'm curious to hear other's opinions.

http://bohemiancoding.com/sketch/
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Thanks.

At last year's MAX conference Adobe upgraded all other CS products to their new packaging platform CC...while Fireworks remains at CS6. You can get the bad news from Adobe here http://blogs.adobe.com/fireworks/2013/05/the-future-of-adobe-fireworks.html
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Not urban, but looks like a great find.
Here's the story of a hiker who stumbled upon an abandoned town in Tennessee.
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Seemed appropriate to share this here :(
The company is rebranding Google+ into two distinct products: Google Photos, for all your pictures, and Google Streams, for your Facebook-esque updates.
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If you're ever feeling nostalgic for a Sears catalogs (and others) then this is perfect for you. Mind = blown.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/wishbook/
Explore Wishbook's photos on Flickr. Wishbook has uploaded 27676 photos to Flickr.
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Thanks, I plan to throw this on the laptop this week.
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Some reference material on material apps http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/22/7871293/best-material-design-android-apps

Most entertaining find in this article is the wether app lets you forecast years into the future.
Last year, Google unveiled its design vision for the future. Called Material Design, it incorporates bold colors, flat elements, and informative animations to create a fresh user interface for the...
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When it's this cold out it's great reminder of how much fun snow can be.
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Not so urban but great find none the less.
Here's the story of a hiker who stumbled upon an abandoned town in Tennessee.
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Agreed sir.
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User Experience, Digital Strategy and the ways to make it pretty. If you post about these things let me know so I can add you to one of my Design, Technology and UX Circles (or Photography a big hobby of mine).
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Experience, design, strategy...big ideas with a love of photography
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I'm a technology addict, photography hobbyist, and urban explorer living in Chicago.
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