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what's a normal bedtime?

Parents, what bedtimes do you set for your kids, at what ages? Do you have strong routines, how strict are you, what are your special occasion exceptions?
posted by wilful on Jul 28, 2010 - 39 answers

Make me go from a zero to hero in his life..

I live in Philadelphia. This weekend, I met a guy in Washington DC through a mutual friend. The guy was digging me as the night went on, but he was drunk and we were hanging out with a bunch of friends. Nothing happened. I left for home. How can I see if there is possibly something more? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2010 - 7 answers

How to make a database-driven website

Building a super-simple database-driven website, from scratch - where to start? [more inside]
posted by Mwongozi on Jul 21, 2010 - 9 answers

iPad and multi-select dropdowns without ctrl-click

We recently purchased an iPad at the office for testing with our website. I'm trying to figure out how to operate a multi-select drop down on the thing. There's no control-click.. If it's not possible, is there an iPad specific workaround? [more inside]
posted by xorry on Jul 16, 2010 - 5 answers

Practical web programming books & resources?

Practical web programming books & resources for the ultimate goal of creating a niche community website. [more inside]
posted by Wossname on Jul 15, 2010 - 9 answers

Get an iPhone 3Gs now or a 4 in september?

My company is getting me an iPhone, should I get the 3GS now or hold out for a 4 in September? [more inside]
posted by signal on Jul 12, 2010 - 14 answers

Rebutting the "More Cell Phones than Toliets" argument

Where did the "In X Country, there are more cell phones (or people on social media) than flush toliets" meme come from? And thoughts on why people persist on throwing out this data point? [more inside]
posted by gov_moonbeam on Jul 2, 2010 - 11 answers

Can you help me resurrect SoundJam MP?

Does anyone know what happened to SoundJam MP, and possibly where I could find the source so I could create something for my use? [more inside]
posted by Bathtub Bobsled on Jun 27, 2010 - 7 answers

When have NGOs really fixed something?

When has an NGO affected real change? When have they actually solved problems? Can you give me some success stories? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 24, 2010 - 13 answers

Academia to Development?

If you were interviewing me, could I spin a CS-related minor, plus three years of grad school experience that involved software development, plus several relevant internships that involved development into a good sell for a back-end or generalist web development job? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 15, 2010 - 12 answers

Help my son break the mold!

Finding appropriate camp for 8 year old know-it-all. [more inside]
posted by silsurf on Jun 13, 2010 - 21 answers

Square peg, meet round hole.

Some career advice needed, specifically as relates to the intersection of advertising/marketing, interactive, and art direction. (long) [more inside]
posted by kaseijin on Jun 7, 2010 - 4 answers

I need to hire a WordPress person about 10 days ago.

The person I hired on Elance.com to customize a WordPress theme is so not working out and I'm pushing right up against a deadline. How do I find someone else to finish this... right this second? [more inside]
posted by houseofdanie on Jun 7, 2010 - 4 answers

culture and development

What is the role of culture in post-colonial development? [more inside]
posted by aniola on Jun 6, 2010 - 9 answers

sadly, there is no app for this

App development for idiots. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 24, 2010 - 5 answers

How much money is spent on communications in International Development?

Can you help to quantify the annual global spend on international development communications as part of a campaign to get NGOs, IGOs and Governments to adopt Creative Commons licenses in international development communications work? [more inside]
posted by johnny novak on May 21, 2010 - 1 answer

Terrible Textbooks

I am teaching a class next semester called "Implementing Web Services." The book I was given this past year was overpriced, error-filled, and oddly GUI-centric. Help me replace it, please! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 9, 2010 - 4 answers

How much do websites cost?

How much does it cost to have a full website designed? What are some specific figures for popular websites? I seem to recall that reddit.com was made by a freelancer for $5,000, and I'm interested in finding out the "price" of other websites.
posted by matkline on May 1, 2010 - 17 answers

Help me build a solid web design/development foundation from scratch

I want to create a simple but dynamic Bible-reading web app from the ground up. I have very little web design and development experience. Where do I begin? [more inside]
posted by joshrholloway on Apr 22, 2010 - 4 answers

How to best turn outlines into menus on a Web, mobile, and/or desktop app?

Can you advise me on creating my research tool? Do you know a way to turn outilnes into interactive menus on the Web? How about on a mobile device ? Is there an app that is for iPhone apps what Dreamweaver is for Web sites? [more inside]
posted by jimmymcvee on Apr 21, 2010 - 8 answers

Help ensure my websites display beautifully now and into the future!

Cross-platform web design / development for the next three years - What exactly do I need to learn, and where can I learn it? [more inside]
posted by bonsai forest on Apr 16, 2010 - 9 answers

Wanted: "Programmatic Handwriting Recognition for Dummies".

How can I learn how to programmatically recognized Japanese handwriting? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Apr 13, 2010 - 9 answers

should i just get more memory

What is the most memory-friendly linux web development stack? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Apr 9, 2010 - 7 answers

Making an iPhone accessory?

iPhone "works with iPhone" hardware accessories, where do I start? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 8, 2010 - 2 answers

Life on the sinister side

Just how inconvenient is it to be left-handed? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 25, 2010 - 103 answers

Help me learn autonomous simulation

I would like to write some basic software that, without any user input at all, simulates an event such as a crew traveling in space. What do I need to learn in order to get from the "if launch was successful then print 'CONGRATULATIONS'" stage to the "if crew member #3 is depressed and she is co-pilot, then set $mistake_likelihood higher" level of detail? [more inside]
posted by circular on Mar 3, 2010 - 10 answers

Lazy and Inexperienced or Latent Management Material?

I am mentoring a college kid who wants to be a programmer. I am detail-oriented; he does the bare minimum required to get the job done, but he gets things done. Am I right to push him toward thinking about doing project management rather than hands-dirty techie-developer type stuff? Or is he just lazy and needing to be schooled? [more inside]
posted by circular on Feb 23, 2010 - 28 answers

Serving two masters...

I work two jobs...should I drop the part-time and focus on certifications/ self development? Or put off certs for the stability of additional income? [more inside]
posted by Phyltre on Feb 23, 2010 - 8 answers

Effects of adolescent sexual slavery

I'm looking for information on the effects of sexual slavery on adolescent sexual development. [more inside]
posted by Tsuga on Feb 22, 2010 - 2 answers

Books/websites on construction and remedial building techniques for use in developing countries and disaster zones?

Do you know any good books or websites on construction and remedial building techniques which might be considered 'achievable best practice' in developing countries and disaster zones, ideally using resources readily available in those areas? [more inside]
posted by carnival of animals on Feb 21, 2010 - 4 answers

Are there good classes for web GUI architecture?

Are there good classes for web GUI architecture? [more inside]
posted by spinn on Feb 17, 2010 - 9 answers

What are some good resources for test-driven development for web apps?

What are some good resources (books, websites, etc.) about doing test-driven development and unit testing for web applications? [more inside]
posted by Godbert on Feb 16, 2010 - 2 answers

Where does a developer work when he's tired of yet another CMS?

I'm a programmer looking for some side work, but don't want to just build someone a CMS. What unexpected industries could make use of a developer? [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Feb 15, 2010 - 4 answers

Geocoded highscores in Flash?

How do I make a Flash quiz with an internal high score table dividing players by country? [more inside]
posted by Tom-B on Feb 6, 2010 - 4 answers

They want planning, they just don't know it yet.

Framing urban/regional planning as economic development, are there any great or just widely accepted numbers out there on this? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Feb 2, 2010 - 3 answers

How to license soundbites from a defunct TV show for an iPhone app?

How would I go about obtaining licensing/permission to use soundbites from a no-longer-running major network show in an iPhone application? [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Feb 1, 2010 - 3 answers

How can a five-year-old get a black belt in karate?

Is Varsha Vinod a hoax? How could she be biologically possible? [more inside]
posted by d. z. wang on Jan 30, 2010 - 20 answers

How do I, and should I transition to L&D

How does one transition into a career in Learning and Development? [more inside]
posted by delladlux on Jan 20, 2010 - 5 answers

Babies, smell, and hunger

When your your brain identifies a smell as yummy/edible, is it a learned or instinctual phenomenon? [more inside]
posted by shiu mai baby on Jan 19, 2010 - 18 answers

Can I somehow store a user's Facebook data into my database?

Is there an easy, "legal" way for me to import a user's Facebook profile directly into the database for my web app? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Jan 11, 2010 - 7 answers

Your script is my command!

[Software Development filter] I am working on a project that uses a PC (Windows) and a dedicated microprocessor to perform a specific task. I want to create a scripting language that will allow the user to write their own sequences for the tool. [more inside]
posted by Drasher on Dec 22, 2009 - 27 answers

Gramps, what d'ya think?

What are your 20s like? [more inside]
posted by litleozy on Dec 13, 2009 - 88 answers

A Year in a Minute

What are your 30s like? [more inside]
posted by cuban link flooded jesus on Dec 9, 2009 - 74 answers

How do I save the planet with computers and stuff? and get paid!?

I want to help guide the development of "new" environmentalism... Where should I (educated/trained as an Ecologist) start on a career change into media (online/web development)? better explained... [more inside]
posted by Gaeacon on Dec 9, 2009 - 4 answers

What's the best agile project management tool?

What's your favorite agile project management tool? [more inside]
posted by bshort on Dec 1, 2009 - 9 answers

Fair Market Value for a Custom iPhone App?

What's the going rate for custom iPhone application development? [more inside]
posted by saraswati on Nov 23, 2009 - 8 answers

Seeking clicking mechanism or design...

What kind of small toys or devices click when you rotate them forwards and backwards? Seeking mechanism or design... [more inside]
posted by pallen123 on Nov 21, 2009 - 13 answers

Development, to enjoy or not to enjoy?

Do you work in Development for a university? If so, I want to know more! If you perform research for a university development office, can you tell me what your job is like? Do you like it? What do you not like? Tell me everything! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 13, 2009 - 4 answers

How to game my Google search results?

What are some good IT-related, or editorial-related, blogs and sites on which to comment, so that if my name is Googled by potential employers, these comments will show in the search rankings? I'm not trying to get my name out there, what I'm trying to do is: kick some old and irrelevant Google search results down, so that relevant and current interests show up first. [more inside]
posted by citron on Nov 11, 2009 - 9 answers

The Elusive Quick and Dirty iPhone App

What is the most painless route to developing and selling an iPhone app? [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Nov 9, 2009 - 21 answers

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