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Properties of Polygons

See also: Calculating Area<p>This page examines the properties of two-dimensional or ‘plane’ polygons. A polygon is any shape made up of straight lines …

Mathematics

Klevgrand's Tines sounds like an electric piano but doesn't look like one

<b>Conventional wisdom has it that, when you create a software electric piano, you kit it out with nostalgic, skeuomorphic interface that closely</b> …

How & Why to Use the Kanban Methodology for Software Development — SitePoint

You’ve probably heard of the Kanban project management methodology, but you may not know a lot about it. What are the differences between Kanban and …

35 books on Data Visualization

A modern classic. Tufte teaches the fundamentals of graphics, charts, maps and tables. "A visual Strunk and White" (The Boston Globe). Includes 250 …

Data Visualization

25 Best CSS Tools 2016

We are just about at the end of 2016 and I am sure you’d all agree it’s been another year jam-packed with new tools for front-end development. So …

Web Design

Processes And Tools

The article covers the benefits of animation in UI design for mobile apps and shows the big set of examples how they add usability and elegance to …

UI Design

19 U.K. Artists You Need To Add To Your R&B Playlist

Rising voices showing a different side to British soul.<p>The transition from summer to fall is the perfect time to change up playlists and add some …

Hear Danny Brown, Kendrick Lamar on Gritty New Song 'Really Doe'

Danny Brown assembles a rap dream-team of Kendrick Lamar, Earl Sweatshirt and Ab-Soul on his new single "Really Doe," a gritty track from his …

Rap & Hip-Hop

New Music Monday: Miss Geo

Photo by Dez DeCarlo<p>Technology brings people together. For all the talk of how living beholden to a screen is pulling us apart in the real world, …

Journals

Douglas Keislar, Editor<p><i>Computer Music Journal</i> is published quarterly with an annual sound and video anthology containing curated music. For nearly …

Learn how to play 12 essential chords on your keyboard

<b>You might not be much of a keyboard player, but whatever style of music it is you make, if you know some basic chords (and how to play them) then</b> …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

PHP

Swift + Consuming & Transforming Arrays

Otherwise known as my shortest blog post<p>For some time now, I’ve been wanting to write an extremely short blog post that hits on one central idea. It …

Frank Ocean Issues a Personal Note Introducing His New Album “Blonde”

What a weekend in music. Kanye West hosts 21 simultaneous Pablo merchandise pop-up stores and Frank Ocean finally releases his much anticipated …

New Albums

What lies beneath: an introvert’s guide to fiction – and life

Shyness seems an obvious theme for a writer. Writers are often natural introverts and onlookers, and the printed word allows them to convey meaning to others independently of their bodily presence. For Sigmund Freud, writing was “in its origin the voice of an absent person”: it let us transcend the …

Literature

My journey to becoming a web developer from scratch without a CS degree (and what I learned from it)

First, let me introduce myself. My name is Sergei Garcia, and I’m a full-time front end developer with 2 years experience. In that time, I’ve worked …

10 power tips for Atom users

First there was Vi, BBEdit, then TextMate and Sublime Text. Now Atom – the cross-platform, open source offering from GitHub – is the latest text …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Believing these negative thoughts can become a self-fulfilling prophecy you want no part of, trust me.<p>Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're …

Unsound review – bringing experimental music lovers out of the bedroom

Adelaide was treated to its third instalment of one of the world’s finest curated music festivals as Unsound came to the tired city. The three-day sonic arts deluge rounded out an otherwise underwhelming three weeks of art and parties as every experimental music lover came out of the bedroom for …

Ambient Music

[MIST110] This Is not Enough, by Willy Stamati

Digital Album<p>Streaming + Download<p>Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.<p>Purchasable …

Bee Mask Explains the Popularity of Metasplice’s New LP

Philadelphia duo Metasplice has garnered high regard with abstract techno records on choice outposts like Morphine and _bruxist, and the recent release of its eponymous LP established the pair as a star contender in the growing fringes of radical electronics. Here, fellow Philadelphia experimental …

Mongo

Mongo Hacker<p>MongoDB Shell Enhancements for Hackers<p>Installation<p>It's easy, just clone the repo and run make.<p>Features<p>Colorized Shell<p>API Extensions<p>Filter …

Elmish: Functional Programming in Javascript

For the past few months, I’ve been on adventure learning everything I could about functional programming. It seems like every week there’s a new …

Watch Uzo Aduba Give an Eerie Performance of Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs

A new video series shows actresses reimagining iconic roles originally played by men. <i>Glamour</i>‘s Role Reversal allows female stars to show their …

Review: Ty Segall, 'Emotional Mugger'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released.</i><p>Barreling on after a non-stop flurry of activity over the past eight years, Ty Segall is dropping his 10th solo album in the dead of winter, its cover depicting a Xeroxed baby head as it peers out of the fold amid a field of …

Albums

Review: Eleanor Friedberger, 'New View'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>The book on Eleanor Friedberger as a solo artist away from the sprawl of her band Fiery Furnaces is that she's pared down, constricted and …

George Harrison

Review: KING, 'We Are KING'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released.</i><p>KING excels at setting a mood. The group's music conjures an all-encompassing, dreamy, Utopian vibe, rather than a mad dash to assemble a who's-who of writers and producers. From the get-go, KING's instant fan base embraced that …

Questlove

Set up Sublime Text for light-weight all-in-one data science IDE

(This article was first published on <b>Opiate for the masses</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>tl;dr<p>Sublime Text is a powerful text editor. Here I …