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  1. Core Coding Standard | Insomniac Games
  2. World’s Biggest Data Breaches & Hacks | Information Is Beautiful
  3. Caught In A Stress Spiral? Innovate Your Day With 8 Minutes Of "Ready, Set, Pause" | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
  4. 10 Ways Our Minds Warp Time — PsyBlog
  5. 10 Brilliant Social Psychology Studies — PsyBlog
  6. HistomapFinal.jpg.CROP.article920-large.jpg (920×4192)
  7. Things You Should Never Do, Part I – Joel on Software
  8. Pages – Surveys
  9. Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit – Telegraph
  10. JExcelApi
  11. Licensing iText | iText Software Info
  12. Attribute Routing in Web API v2
  13. ASP.NET MVC 5 Authentication Filters — Visual Studio Magazine
  14. How to Turn Your Pile of Code into an Open Source Project
  15. 25 Steps To Edit The Unmerciful Suck Out Of Your Story « terribleminds: chuck wendig
  16. WATCH NOW: What Gamers Can Teach Us | Jane McGonigal
  17. C# Performance Benchmark Mistakes, Part One – Tech.Pro
  18. C# Performance Benchmark Mistakes, Part Two – Tech.Pro
  19. 10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch | Inc.com
  20. Debugging Optimized Code–New in Visual Studio 2012 | Random ASCII
  21. Portable House ÁPH80 by Ábaton Arquitectura | URDesign Magazine
  22. Wall Street needs an MFA – Salon.com
  23. The Habits of the World’s Smartest People (Infographic) | Entrepreneur.com
  24. 5 Crazy New Man-Made Materials That Will Shape the Future
  25. 7 cutting-edge programming experiments worth trying
  26. Can Building Great Products Help You Build Great Teams? – Deep Nishar – Harvard Business Review
  27. Timed array processing in JavaScript | NCZOnline
  28. Understanding ECMAScript 6 arrow functions | NCZOnline
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  1. Weird & Exotic Places on Earth
  2. three.js – JavaScript 3D library
  3. Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree | Video on TED.com
  4. Playing video games can boost brain power
  5. Google Chromecast Review – The race is on to wirelessly throw video to your TV – Scott Hanselman
  6. Entity Framework Code-First Performance Issue with String Queries | Brian Sullivan
  7. The Psychology of Video Games | It’s Not So Bad: Cognitive Dissonance and Cheap Games
  8. Math Experts Split the Check | Math with Bad Drawings
  9. How to Work with Designers — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium
  10. How to Work with PMs — The Year of the Looking Glass — Medium
  11. Implement Kanban: Implement Virtuous Cycle of Ongoing Improvement » MPUG
  12. Getting a distinct list of changed files from TFS using PowerShell | HackedBrain
  13. Functionally Similar – Comparing Underscore.js to LINQ
  14. Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are | Video on TED.com
  15. 4 Things I Wish I Would Have Known When I Started My Software Development Career | Javalobby
  16. Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Explore an RSS Feed from a Blog – Hey, Scripting Guy! Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs
  17. Dark Patterns – User Interfaces Designed to Trick People
  18. 10+ years of designing games in public | opensource.com
  19. Using T4 to Create an AppSettings Wrapper, Part 3 – P3.NET
  20. Windows 8 — Disappointing Usability for Both Novice and Power Users
  21. code journey: Using bind prefix in ASP.NET MVC with overlays
  22. Prefixing Input Elements Of Partial Views With ASP.NET MVC – That Extra Mile
  23. hall of api shame: boolean trap
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  1. Phil Sturgeon • Building a Decent API | Blog
  2. Lifetimes of cryptographic hash functions
  3. You Can Now Print 3D Mini Replicas of Yourself «TwistedSifter
  4. If Facebook existed during World War 2
  5. Six Unconventional, Scientific Ways to Be Happier
  6. (0) Mana / Permalink
  7. #AltDevBlog » What documentation?
  8. AttributeRouting
  9. 14 Fantastic Free Tools for Design Collaboration
  10. Drinking in the Social Splenda — Social Design — Medium
  11. Twitter’s Killer New Two-Factor Solution Kicks SMS to the Curb | Threat Level | Wired.com
  12. All Europeans are related if you go back just 1,000 years, scientists say – NBC News.com
  13. How to Build a Career Worth Having
  14. 50 Insane Facts About Canada [INFOGRAPHIC] – Cheapflights
  15. Alex Laskey: How behavioral science can lower your energy bill | Video on TED.com
  16. How many surrealists does it take to screw in a light bulb? A fish: The most highbrow jokes in the world – Science – News – The Independent
  17. More highbrow jokes: We didn’t realise what we were starting – Science – News – The Independent
  18. 40 maps that explain the world
  19. A Question That Can Change Your Life « Peter Bregman
  20. The big, ugly affiliate marketing scam | VentureBeat
  21. 11 proven practices for more effective, efficient peer code review
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  1. Self-determination theory – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  2. 15 Phenomenal TED Talks You Need to Watch Today
  3. The state of web compression
  4. Gamasutra – Features – Chasing the Whale: Examining the ethics of free-to-play games
  5. Does aggressive monetisation work? | The Develop Blog | Develop
  6. The Future Of UX Design: Tiny, Humanizing Details | Co.Design: business + innovation + design
  7. 10 Weird Tricks To Make Your Life Easier – Listverse
  8. ScraperWiki Data Blog | A blog about ScraperWiki and all things data
  9. Task Parallel Library and async-await Functionality – Patterns of Usage in Easy Samples – CodeProject
  10. The “Yes, And…” Approach: Less Ego, More Openness, More Possibility – 99U
  11. 10 Laws of Productivity – 99U
  12. Expanding the Definitions of Design – NYTimes.com
  13. Cause and Effect Analysis (Fishbone Diagrams) – Problem Solving Tools from MindTools.com
  14. Anatomy of a hack: How crackers ransack passwords like “qeadzcwrsfxv1331” | Ars Technica
  15. Microsoft to allow indie self-publishing on Xbox One, retail consoles will double as debug units (updated)
  16. The Noun Project
  17. Correctly Building Asynchronous Libraries in .NET
  18. Rendering ASP.NET MVC Razor Views outside of MVC revisited – Rick Strahl’s Web Log
  19. The 4 server logs you NEED to know to fix any IIS / ASP.NET error
  20. Pamela Meyer: How to spot a liar | Video on TED.com
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  1. New C# based CQRS Tutorial available
  2. Requirements Gathering For Better User Experience Pt1 – Usability Geek
  3. Requirements Gathering For Better User Experience Pt2 – Usability Geek
  4. Why your users hate Agile development (and what you can do about it)
  5. Data Annotations Extensions Create
  6. Why most uses of State pattern are code-smell | dorinlazăr.ro
  7. Task Parallel Library and async-await Functionality – Patterns of Usage in Easy Samples – CodeProject
  8. Self-determination theory – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  9. 15 Phenomenal TED Talks You Need to Watch Today
  10. Jeu, Seth et Maths
  11. In Head-Hunting, Big Data May Not Be Such a Big Deal – NYTimes.com
  12. The UX of Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) | AndersRamsay.com
  13. Funny Motivational Posters Vol.188 | Barnorama
  14. Working Effectively with Legacy Code
  15. 7 Ways to Make the Rest of 2013 Amazing | Inc.com
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    1. Self-determination theory – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    2. 15 Phenomenal TED Talks You Need to Watch Today
    3. It’s All in Your Head: Gaming and the Brain – IGN
    4. ‘White House Down’ & the Secret Service | Under the Radar
    5. A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings | LinkedIn
    6. It’s All in Your Head: Gaming and the Brain – IGN
    7. Checkboxes that kill your product — Alex Limi
    8. To Agile or Not to Agile | BA Times
    9. Calif. attorney general: Time to crack down on companies that don’t encrypt | Data security – InfoWorld
    10. The First 20 Hours – How to Learn Anything: Josh Kaufman at TEDxCSU – YouTube
    11. Double Fine’s MASSIVE CHALICE by Double Fine Productions — Kickstarter
    12. Cutting Edge – Social Authentication in ASP.NET MVC 4
    13. Multiple Views and DisplayMode Providers in ASP.NET MVC 4
    14. 30 New jQuery Plugins Worth Taking a Look At
    15. Modal Input Forms in ASP.NET MVC
    16. Reactive Extensions (Rx) Koans – Home
    17. Securing Rails | Make Your Rails Applications Secure
    18. Threading in C# – Free E-book
    19. Floater – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    20. loresoft/EntityFramework.Extended · GitHub
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    Friday Links 76

    1. 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know – The Book – Softarch 97Things
    2. A Windows Phone Developer’s take on Xamarin
    3. Opt out of PRISM, the NSA’s global data surveillance program – PRISM BREAK
    4. Rip Rowan – Google+ – Stevey’s Google Platforms Rant I was at Amazon for about…
    5. GifCam – CNET Download.com
    6. Advice from a former Apple director who coined the term ‘user experience’ – GeekWire
    7. Products and Extensions for Visual Studio
    8. Inversion of Control Containers and the Dependency Injection pattern
    9. Keep The Cash
    10. Slavery Footprint – Survey
    11. 9 Qualities Of Truly Confident People | LinkedIn
    12. Five apps for creating installation packages | TechRepublic
    13. Découvrez à quel point toutes les affiches de cinéma se ressemblent | Daily Geek Show
    14. More Offices Offer Workers Alcohol – WSJ.com
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    Friday Links 75

    1. After Ever After – DISNEY Parody VOSTFR – YouTube
    2. Ten IT-enabled business trends for the decade ahead | McKinsey & Company
    3. A Comparison of the Top Four Enterprise-Architecture Methodologies
    4. John Resig – DOM DocumentFragments
    5. Script Junkie | Common Techniques in Responsive Web Design
    6. Style Tiles
    7. Samantha Warren’s Web Design Blog | Design ~ Web Typography ~ Inspiration
    8. Did You Miss This Top MVP Guest Post on 8 Tips to Sell Windows Store Apps? – The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs
    9. Large-Scale Continuous Testing in the Cloud
    10. How do you create a data-driven organization?
    11. Call To Action Buttons and the Psychology of Color » paul olyslager
    12. Publications | LinkedIn Data Team
    13. New SARS-like virus is a ‘threat to the entire world’ – CNN.com
    14. Grid Movie Posters on Behance
    15. .NET | CodeCanyon
    16. Code components, packages, classes and scripts for software development – Binpress
    17. Proactive notify 2 users that are editing same object
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    Friday Links 74

    1. Why developers are turning to API services | Application Development – InfoWorld
    2. https://habitrpg.com/
    3. 10 Limits to Human Perception … and How They Shape Your World
    4. the_coding_love();
    5. 5 Things That Really Smart People Do | Inc. 5000
    6. Excel Blog – Public preview of project codename “GeoFlow” for Excel delivers 3D data visualization and storytelling
    7. The 5 Whys – YouTube
    8. Intro to Rx – Key Types
    9. The Difference Between UX and UI: Subtleties Explained in Cereal | Design.org
    10. One Div Zero: A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages
    11. Are You Making This Mistake at the End of Your Meetings? | LinkedIn
    12. Download Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs from Official Microsoft Download Center
    13. Twitter Engineering: Twitter’s New Search Architecture
    14. Using Asynchronous Methods in ASP.NET MVC 4 : The Official Microsoft ASP.NET Site
    15. Learn Git Branching
    16. Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything – Harvard Business Review
    17. Most data isn’t “big,” and businesses are wasting money pretending it is – Quartz
    18. jQuery Code Snippets for Visual Studio 2010 – Home
    19. Features | About SoapUI
    20. 5 Things Founders Don’t Talk About – Forbes
    21. Design Principles | Android Developers
    22. Lunascape – simple easy to use multi-featured web browser
    23. Should my database calls be Asynchronous? – RickAndMSFT on Azure & MVC – Site Home – MSDN Blogs
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    1. Turbulenz Engine Goes Open Source
    2. turbulenz/turbulenz_engine · GitHub
    3. outgrow.me
    4. twitter/bootstrap · GitHub
    5. html5 – Are there any Responsive templates for ASP.NET MVC 3/4 – Stack Overflow
    6. Kit Smart TV – Raspberry PI
    7. multiselect.js
    8. Gallery of free HTML snippets for Twitter Bootstrap. | Bootsnipp.com
    9. bspell1/NuBuild · GitHub
    10. What happens when pirates play a game development simulator and then go bankrupt because of piracy? | Greenheart GamesGreenheart Games
    11. Dan Lewis’s answer to Startup Ideas: What are the best ways to think of ideas for a startup? – Quora
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