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First thoughts on Nylas N1, the extensible, open source mail client

While Gmail, Outlook.com, Office 365, iCloud, and other web-based email applications have become ridiculously popular, many (I'm one of 'em) choose to continue to access...
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Whats on my desk + creating a standing desk

Since there was a lot of interest in my post about what's in my bag, here's a follow-up "what's on my desk" post. Healthy working The purpose of...
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Defining grit and building mental muscle

If you’ve ever had a moment in your life when you thought you couldn’t go on… If you’ve ever accomplished something you never thought possible…...
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Can you learn to have grit?

When I first went to college in 2000, I was irresponsible. Sure, there were certain things I was great at staying on top of, but livings...
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Dress up your Apple Watch Sport with this hack

The Apple Watch Sport is a beautiful piece of hardware, but after the first couple weeks I owned it, I realized I was hoping for...
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Looking back on a year of WordPress travel (and launching a new feature)

This year I've traveled the world to learn from the WordPress community how to make GoDaddy's products, service, marketing, and community involvement even better. I've...
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Auto sync your Mac Desktop folder with DropBox

DropBox is a life saver. I can stash an extra copy of pictures, documents, and archival data in the cloud, and restore the files quickly...
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How has web development changed since 2006?

In 2006, my independent web development business was firing on all cylinders. I was signing new clients and creating new websites every few weeks. I...
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Battery life problems with Apple watchOS 2

Ahh, the curse of the early adopter. Most of the time, things work right on release, but with every zero day update of new software, there...