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How to reset the Mac Dock to default settings | TechRadar

The Dock in Mac OS X is incredibly convenient for keeping your most-used apps and files a single click away. It starts out clean and fairly small, but after years of use, the Dock expands and changes based on what you put in it. During that time, however, it can become messy, cluttered and unwieldy. In this article, well show you how to clean up your Dock and reset it to the default layout without a clean install or creating a new user account.

Source: How to reset the Mac Dock to default settings | TechRadar

Everything You Need To Know From Today’s Apple WWDC Keynote | TechCrunch

Source: Everything You Need To Know From Today’s Apple WWDC Keynote | TechCrunch

diamond geezer – 900 voters

My most-shared tweet of the last week, by some distance, is this one.

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Getting Twitter right: how to perfect your business tweeting strategy | Web News | TechRadar

Social media is very much an evolving phenomenon. New forms of communication and ways of making connections arise frequently in the digital space. Occasionally one of them sticks – think Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. More often, one has a ‘moment’ but doesn’t quite stick. Think Google Plus, Quora and Flickr.

via Getting Twitter right: how to perfect your business tweeting strategy | Web News | TechRadar.

I’ve Switched to 1Password for Two Factor Authentication

While Authy made 2FA easier and has some nice features, it always bugged me to not have everything in 1Password. With the most recent update to their iOS app, its now possible.

via Ive Switched to 1Password for Two Factor Authentication.

50+ Google Analytics Resources – The 2014 Edition

Google Analytics is one of the best free data analysis tools on the web. But having this powerful tool at your disposal is irrelevant if you don’t know how to harness its potential. People say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but whether you’re a beginner at analytics or an expert, there is untapped wisdom in the posts below.

via 50+ Google Analytics Resources – The 2014 Edition.

Squeezing a playable chess program into 487 bytes | Ars Technica

In a day and age when major game releases can clog up 65 gigabytes of hard drive space or more, its nice to know that classic game design doesnt require nearly so much storage space. Case in point: BootChess, a playable computer version of the classic board game that fits in a single 487-byte file.

via Squeezing a playable chess program into 487 bytes | Ars Technica.

Google Sheets: How to Write a Custom Function | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial

Google Sheets (spreadsheets) lets you write custom functions using JavaScript.  JavaScript is perhaps the world’s easiest programming language, and there are many examples on the internet, making it easy to copy. There are lots of reasons to write your own functions.  For example, you could convert a temperature reading from Celsius to Fahrenheit. You could make a cell change color if your budget shows a shortage.  You could program the commission you pay your employees based on the formula you use.  Some of these things you can do with the functions that are already in Google Sheets.  However, if you write your own function, then people who share documents with you can reference those and not have to recreate that logic. Here’s how to write a custom function in a Google Spreadsheet.

via Google Sheets: How to Write a Custom Function | a Tech-Recipes Tutorial.

A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel — Medium

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

Written by an actual teen

via A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel — Medium.

Blue Jeans Cable Strikes Back – Response to Monster Cable | Audioholics

Little did the lawyer drones over at Monster know that Kurt Denke, the president of Blue Jeans was, in a former life, a lawyer by trade. Oops!

via Blue Jeans Cable Strikes Back – Response to Monster Cable | Audioholics.