Kyoo Turns Social Media Buzz Into 24-Hour News Channels The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Kyoo Straight Razor Shaving For Beginners Our very first post on the Art of Manliness was a introductory guide to shaving like your grandpa with a double-edged safety razor. Since then, we’ve received requests to do a similar article on straight razor shaving. Well, after months of experimenting with straight razor shaving myself and researching the subject in old books on barbering, I present this beginner’s guide to shaving like your great-grandpa. I couldn’t possibly put everything there is to know about straight razor shaving in a single article, but the following presents the essentials of this old-time shaving ritual. Benefits of Straight Razor Shaving
3 Startups Bring New Angles to Social Buying The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Each weekend, Mashable selects startups we think are building interesting, unique or niche products. This week we've focused on three startups with innovative takes on social buying. Brian Gesiak : CI for Open Source iOS Applications, Part 1: Setup This guide will walk you through setting up a Jenkins continuous integration server for your open source iOS project. By the end of the guide, you will be able to add an image to your README indicating the build status of your repository's master branch. Step 1: Provisioning a CI server
50 Free Social Media Tools You Can't Live Without A couple years ago, Jay Baer wrote a great blog post called ‘The 39 social media tools I’ll use today’ which was an all-in-one toolkit for social media marketers (and still is). A lot has changed in the two years since that post was published so here is a ’2012 remix’ featuring 50 (mostly free) tools you can use on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out in the social media arena or have been at it for a few years, this will hopefully be a handy resource. So, let’s serve ‘em up! Listening / Research
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Moving from #Facebook to @iUNTHINK made easy with Emancipation Suitcase Let’s face it. Moving can be a big pain whether it’s in the real world or in the virtual world. For those growing tired of Facebook and are ready to make the move to UNTHINK (www.unthink.com), the new social network rival is making it easy to pack up those photos and videos to Facebook and move them to UNTHINK, thanks toUNTHINK’s “Emancipation Suitcase.” The Emancipation Suitcase is a nifty built-in app on UNTHINK that makes it easy to copy photos and videos Facebook users have uploaded and add them to the UNTHINK Suite with the click of a mouse.
The Wobbly Boot Pico-Brewery I've been working on a post about the keg kettles and all of the bits and pieces that went into them, but I'm still lacking some photos. However, I've had some commenters requesting the code and even offering to take a look at debugging the UI, so I'll put the keggle post on hold for another week or two and talk about the code for a minute. **Disclaimer** In spite of what this code may look like, I am in fact a professional LabVIEW programmer. I'm a card-carrying CLD (although it's about time for a re-cert) and I'm helping write the new embedded developer exam (see? credentials!).