Andrew Brown

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Try this 2-income strategy and you could retire with millions

<b>There’s no doubt that having multiple income streams can go a long way toward helping you achieve your financial goals. And while there’s really no</b> …

Home Economics

Cindy Gallop’s “Make Love, Not Porn” Is Changing the Way We See Sex

With her pro-sex website "Make Love Not Porn," Cindy Gallop is flipping the script on adult videos — and what we all take away from them.<p>Sex remains …

Sexual Health

Sublime Git is a clean code editor for merge conflicts

Sublime HQ – the folks behind the excellent text editor Sublime Text – has released a code editor for developers that focuses on a clean interface for coding and solving git merges. It’s called Sublime Merge, and it’s available for free on macOS, Windows, and Linux.<p>Sublime Merge includes powerful …

Microsoft Visual Studio

This is what determines whether or not most people will become successful in life

Unsuccessful people’s favorite phrase is, “I don’t have time.”<p>There are other ones too: “I don’t have the resources. I don’t have the support. I …

Success

How to Find Almost Anything With Google (Infographic)

These quick tips will help you navigate the search engine and sort through results.<p>You can find pretty much anything online. However, it can be difficult to sort through the abundance of content. Luckily, with a few hacks, you’ll be on your way to find anything you’re looking for with Google.<p>Your …

Google Search

iPhone XS and XS Max reveals some battery surprises

A teardown of Apple's new iPhone XS reveals a battery that's smaller than in last year's iPhone X.<p>It's once again that time when the iFixit team get …

Galaxy Note

Infographic: Pro tips for creating a top-notch presentation

Speaking to a crowd can be terrifying.That shouldn’t stop you from delivering an incredible performance, though.Preparation goes a long way in easing …

Public Speaking

5 do-it-all exercise moves that work your entire body at once

Going to workout can be an overwhelming (albeit endorphin-boosting!) experience. When I walk into a gym, for instance, I’m greeted by the vast …

Muscle

After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps Aside

The e-mails of the celebrated programmer Linus Torvalds land like thunderbolts from on high onto public lists, full of invective, insults, and demeaning language. “Please just kill yourself now. The world will be a better place,” he wrote in one. “Guys, this is not a dick-sucking contest,” he …

Linux Kernel

Python 3.7 beginner's cheat sheet

The Python programming language is known for its large community and diverse extension menu, but much is packed into the language itself. This cheat …

University of Washington

Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room

A visual prank exposes an Achilles’ heel of computer vision systems: Unlike humans, they can’t do a double take.<p>Score one for the human brain. In a …

Machine Learning

Skill Up Your Career For The New AI Economy

Let’s face it, AI job disruption is underway<p>A few years ago I had written an article about how technology is literally obliterating jobs and how to skill yourself up for this new economy. In this article I want to provide you with a renewed peek into what I believe is the road to success, should …

Deep Learning

How to become a killer negotiator in nine steps

Negotiating is something we do on a daily basis, be it at work or at home, and is key to ensuring that you always get the best outcome.<p>According to the late soul singer Marvin Gaye, "Negotiation means getting the best of your opponent". But negotiation is an art form that is hard to learn and even …

Soul Music

How to become the 'spreadsheet master' of your office

The battle between Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets is one of the juiciest rivalries in tech. Staunch supporters of Excel and Sheets loyalists are …

Microsoft Excel

Thigh's the limit! Fitness fanatic nicknamed Miss Iron Bum wins over an army of admiring fans with her raunchy rear view workouts

A fitness fanatic once teased over her 'skinny' frame has revealed how she overhauled her physique to be nicknamed Miss Iron Bum by her legion of …

Social Media

10 Free Open Source Tools for Creating Your Own VPN

As more people use the Internet everyday they are becoming more conscious about their privacy with regards to how much of the information they don’t …

Open Source Movement

4 Distinct Personality Types Have Been Identified in a Massive New Study

Which one are you?<p>Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they'll tell you the results are little better than …

Humanity

The Secrets To Resilience

<i>“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” — </i>Dylan Thomas<p>Research shows that …

Success

Why machine learning will see explosive growth over the next 2 years

While current production of machine learning projects are low, 96% of companies expect them to increase in the next couple years.<p>Some 96% of …

Machine Learning

Learn hundreds of new tech skills with unlimited access to these online courses

One of the best roads to job security is the ability to do stuff your boss can't do. And while some of your friends might be considering the classic …

eLearning

Designing a dashboard: how to make sure it will show useful data

Designing a dashboard gives you an opportunity to showcase the data your users care about the most in one, beautiful page. It can be equally as …

UX Design

Google launches new search engine to help scientists find the datasets they need

Dataset Search could be a scientist’s best friend<p>Google’s goal has always been to organize the world’s information, and its first target was the commercial web. Now, it wants to do the same for the scientific community with a new search engine for datasets.<p>The service, called Dataset Search, …

Google Scholar

Build Better Requirements Documentation: Why, Who, and How

A global corporation embarked on a software project to integrate its business systems around the world. The much-anticipated new product promised to …

Project Management

Atlassian announces Jira Ops, a platform for IT operations and management

For IT professionals, there’s nothing worse than unexpected downtime. About 82 percent say it has an ” impact on revenue,” according to a survey conducted by xMatters, and the cumulative effect can to be significant. Costs stemming from just one hour of downtime often exceed $100,000.<p>That’s why …

Project Management

10 online courses and tools to make you a design pro by the end of Labor Day weekend

If your only plan this Labor Day weekend is to breeze through your Netflix watchlist, why not make your vacation more worthwhile by feeding your …

Web Design

Prepare to cringe, these are the ten most sexist car adverts of all time

There really must have been some ‘mad men’ in charge of selling cars to the public in the past.<p>Thankfully, we have come a long way since these …

Mad Men

American history myths: 7 things people get wrong

From the Salem witches who were burnt at the stake to the Declaration of Independence signed on the ‘Fourth of July’, American history is full of …

John Quincy Adams

Python Function - How to Create Modular Programs

This tutorial walks you through the concept of Python function. It helps you learn how to create user-defined functions and use them to write modular …

Python Programming

I Trained And Ate Like Thor For A Week To Get His Body

Swapping kebabs for abs<p>Everyone wants to be a superhero. The powers, the glory, the ability to wear coloured tights in public. But how can us normal folk achieve this greatness without subjecting ourselves to radiation poisoning (The Hulk) or wrapping ourselves up in tinfoil (Iron Man)? The …

Marvel Studios

Why open banking and where to begin

Would it surprise you to learn that, in a recent survey of financial service executives worldwide, more than one-third said that they have some Open …

Open Banking