Twitter creates Requests inbox that filters DMs from people you don't follow, rollout for iOS and Android apps today, coming to web within months (Andrew Dalton/Engadget) – Max Grid News Feed

Andrew Dalton / Engadget: Twitter creates Requests inbox that filters DMs from people you don’t follow, rollout for iOS and Android apps today, coming to web within months  —  Twitter may never stop tweaking it’s direct messaging function.  Last summer, the social network added so many features to the DM tab … This is a […]

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Developing A Chatbot Using Microsoft’s Bot Framework, LUIS And Node.js (Part 1) – Max Grid News Feed

    This tutorial gives you hands-on access to my journey of creating a digital assistant capable of connecting with any system via a RESTful API to perform various tasks. Here, I’ll be demonstrating how to save a user’s basic information and create a new project on their behalf via natural language processing (NLP). The […]

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A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit – Max Grid News Feed

By Leo Babauta One of the most important life skills to develop, for those just starting out in life (and everyone else!), is the skill of self-discipline. It’s like a superpower: when I developed some self-discipline, I started exercising and eating healthier and meditating and writing more, I quit smoking and ran marathons, I started […]

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Conditionally Removing the Featured Product Image & Styling Gap from a WooCommerce Product Detail Page – Max Grid News Feed

Considering I spent several hours searching for a way to do the following successfully without much luck, I figured the information was worth sharing. I have a site using WooCommerce where some products need to have product images and others don’t. On the individual product page, I wanted to be able to remove the image… […]

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How Selling Pastries Helped Us Design a Better Product – Max Grid News Feed

It’s 8:30 in the morning and employees are trickling into the office kitchen, bleary-eyed and cocooned in thick scarves. Soft greetings are whispered over the tinkling of Cheerios. What they don’t notice is Alan, one of our product managers, beaming from the center of an extravagant display of breakfast pastries. "Get your bagels! Muffins! Croissants!" […]

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5 Reasons To Use The Login Optin™ List Building Strategy To Turn Your Blog Subscribers Into Customers – Max Grid News Feed

From stranger to email subscriber to loyal customer… It’s an exciting process to nail down, especially if you’re looking for new ways to optimize your blog website and turn it into a more profitable endeavor. But here’s the thing: There are so many ways to start monetizing your blog that it can be frustrating to […]

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YouTube Desktop Notifications, Now For Everyone – Max Grid News Feed

It looks like YouTube’s notification experiment is now a regular feature and you can no longer disable it by clearing cookies. When sign in to your Google account, YouTube’s desktop site no longer shows Google+ notifications in the navigation bar: it replaces them with YouTube notifications. “Your notifications live here. Subscribe to your favorite channels […]

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How to Avoid Writing Boring Outlines using the IKEA Method – Max Grid News Feed

This is a guest contribution from LJ Sedgwick. You’ve read all of the blogging advice. You know writing an outline helps keep your blog post to the point. But try as you might, nothing’s happening. An empty page stares back at you. That blinking cursor is taunting you. You want to teach your readers how to […]

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