Sync Hacks is a column dedicated to exploring new applications for BitTorrent Sync, as built by users like you. BitTorrent Sync is a free, unlimited, secure file-syncing app. (And now, it’s even more mobile.) If you’ve got an epic Sync idea, use-case or how-to, shoot us an email at sync[at]bittorrent.com.

In this edition of Sync Hacks, graphic designer Jason Polkovitz (founder of tiny little mind) explains how he’s integrated BitTorrent Sync into his workflow and how it’s enabled him to work more efficiently and move freely.

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Staff Picks: The Road Home

In this edition of Staff Picks: an inside look at the Oscar-shortlisted film The Road Home, Rahul Gandotra’s exploration of identity and otherness in the Himalayas. A young boy of Indian descent escapes from a remote boarding school, plane ticket to London in hand. In running away, he learns he can’t run from everything; especially himself.

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Friday Download: Illectrix

In this edition of FDL: Digital Evolution. 23 year-old London native Illectrix has a style based on synthesis: part funk, part electro, part glitch; all soul. From synthesis, to a step change. The artist’s new album, Digital Evolution, reflects a lot of work in the lab: sounds, ideas, and genres transformed into tactile, visceral electronic…

Ricky Rouse Has a Gun (SelfMadeHero), a new animated project from Jörg Tittel, illustrates all the weirdness of contemporary copyright culture — and our need for new sources of inspiration. These are strange days for intellectual property. We live in quotes and click-able links. We accept retweets as a measure of meaning. Curation is, like,…

Sync Hacks is a column dedicated to exploring new applications for BitTorrent Sync, as built by users like you. BitTorrent Sync is a free, unlimited, secure file-syncing app. (And now, it’s even more mobile.) If you’ve got an epic Sync idea, use-case or how-to, shoot us an email at sync[at]bittorrent.com. For this week’s Sync Hacks:…

In this edition of Staff Picks: punk and rock and friendship; all, maybe, in equal measure. Download Radical Friends, February’s forty-track mixtape Bundle, courtesy of the fine people over at Tangled Talk Records. Consider it your crash course in UK hardcore, which feels about right for an end-of-Monday. Listen up: new music from Gnarwolves, The…

Friday Download: Scrapper

Friday Download is dedicated to curating the best download-able objects on the web, courtesy of BitTorrent Bundle for Publishers. In this edition of FDL: collection and redemption. Scrapper is the story of Hollis Wallace (Michael Beach, The Wire); a man who seeks out survival in scrap metal; selling what he finds to support his sick…