The next web
1
For under 30, train to be an AWS-certified Big Data expert  12h00 22 février
TNW Deals
This in-depth training course is perfect for those looking for a new method of working big data projects. Over 17 hours of advanced training, users will get all the background they need on the collection, storage, processing, analysis, visualization and security of big data in AWS.
2
What developers can teach us about responsive design  09h00 22 février
Mark Boyes-Smith
Did you know TNW Conference has a track fully dedicated to exploring new design trends this year? Check out the full Sprint program here. Since the dawn of web design, we have measured our websites in pixels. A somewhat absolute measurement that describes the smallest visual unit of a screens...
3
No spoilers: How to mute words and phrases on Twitter  00h48 22 février
Rachel Kaser
Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Twitter is kind of the wild west of social media. Everything’s thrown together in one big news feed, and even if you’re scrupulous with the use of lists, some...
4
Facebook plans to clarify when pro-Bloomberg posts come from staffers  23h54 21 février
Napier Lopez
Former New York City mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is spending an unprecedented amount of money on his campaign. A big chunk of that is going into his social media efforts, where members of his campaign have been posting Pro-Bloomberg messages. The problem is there’s no obvious...
5
PSA: Your WhatsApp groups may not be as private as you think  22h52 21 février
Napier Lopez
Don’t count on your private WhatsApp group being as private as you think. An important PSA has been making the rounds today after DW journalist Jordan Wildon noted that using Whatsapp’s Invite to Group via Link feature lets groups be indexed by search engines. Your WhatsApp groups may not be as...
6
Android 11 lets you assign shortcuts to a double-tap on the back of your phone  22h35 21 février
Napier Lopez
When I moved from a Pixel 3 to 4, I found myself missing the fingerprint sensor much more than expected. Not because of the fingerprint reader itself - Google’s Face ID works surprisingly well - but because I used the fingerprint reader to pull down the notification shade all the time. It turns out...
7
How to find that one Instagram filter everyone else is using  21h31 21 février
Rachel Kaser
Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Instagram introduced the ability for users to make their own augmented-reality filters last August, via the Spark AR Studio. Since then, we’ve seen a steady...
8
We need more colorful consoles like this pink Nintendo Switch Lite  17h28 21 février
Rachel Kaser
Nintendo announced this week a new color for the Nintendo Switch Lite, the first since the handheld launched, and it’s a lovely shade of coral-pink. While I had no intention of getting a new Switch that I don’t need, I admit this one color is making me question not only my own space and priorities,...
9
How I use note-taking to understand my team better  17h09 21 février
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
Boris is the wise ol’ CEO of TNW who writes a weekly column on everything about being an entrepreneur in tech from managing stress to embracing awkwardness. You can get his musings straight to your inbox by signing up for his newsletter How hard could it be to take notes? You might not have...
10
UN will use AI to learn what people want from peace deals  16h00 21 février
Thomas Macaulay
The UN will help people in warzones to influence peace deals through an AI conversation tool they can access through their smartphones. The system will be launched within the next year, the Financial Times reports. The technology was developed by UN officials alongside a startup called Remesh,...