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April 21st, 2014
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April 18th, 2014
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FILED UNDER Friday Five

1. 30/30 ¬†Productivity App – Ever needed someone (or something) to crack the whip so you can be more productive? The idea of the 30/30 app is to spend 30 minutes on a certain task without distractions. When that time is up, you do something completely unrelated to change your state of mind. 2. Barking […]


April 15th, 2014
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FILED UNDER Apps, Code, Development, Open Source, Technology, WordPress

Attn: WordPress application developers and SOLID enthusiasts. I’m pleased to announce a little open source project we’ve been working on to speed WordPress development along here at ArcStone. It’s called “Sketch” – ¬†and it’s a small framework for building moderately complex WordPress applications. Feel free to poke around the repo, fork it, contribute to it, […]


April 11th, 2014
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Facebook announced on Friday that they’ve updated the News Feed algorithm to reduce the amount of spammy posts that’ll show up in users’ News Feeds. They’ve cracked down on three types of posts – those that exhibit: Like-baiting Frequently circulated content Spammy links The good news is, most of us are not taking part in […]


April 11th, 2014
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1. Going Green – The ArcStone office has taken the initiative to be more environmentally friendly. We were already using cloth towels instead of paper and were mindful on what we print, but we are working with Terracycle with more specific recycling. Now that Spring has finally arrived, a compost bin is in the works […]


April 10th, 2014
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Hello and welcome to my desk! This is my little troll friend. If you were around in the ’90s, chances are you’re well acquainted with this bright-haired, belly-button-bejewelled troll. Yes, there is a green jewel in his belly button. He guards my desk at all times from sheep trying to cross, and other such intruders. […]


April 9th, 2014
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  Heard about Twitter’s redesign? The micro-blogging network now gives greater focus to your photos and tweet interactions. The most noticeable change is the larger cover photo that spans the width of the entire profile page. The recommended header photo size is now 1500 x 500 pixels, (it was 1252×626 before) so you will want […]


April 4th, 2014
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Am I infatuated with ‘Whoopi’ Goldberg because she’s on the very short and exclusive list of those with an EGOT? No. Do I admire her because she turned that boring church choir into the talk of the town in Sister Act? Also, no (ok fine, yes and no). Do I even know why I’m drawn […]


April 4th, 2014
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1. NPR – The weather this winter has given us plenty of watercooler talk, from the impossible parking to the less-than-stellar driving conditions — and let’s not forget the cold. Looking for something else to talk about? NPR has developed an app to help alleviate those awkward moments when you run out of things to […]


April 10th, 2014
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Do you ever wonder why some posts on social media platforms get more traffic than others? Most likely it was due to when the post was published. To help you out, we put together a graph of the best and worst times to post on different platforms. Related Posts: Tips for Reposting a Blog Post […]