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Structuring Your Project — The Hitchhiker's Guide to Python

Structuring Your Project¶<p>By “structure” we mean the decisions you make concerning how your project best meets its objective. We need to consider how …

Python Programming

Learn all things business math with this $10 online course

Just when you thought you'd already cut all your ties with math, you realized numbers are an important part of building a business or a side …

Your Washing Machine Has a Secret Drain Trap That Needs to Be Cleaned Out If You Want It to Work Properly

If you're a busy mom with lots of clothes to wash, you need to know how to clean a washing machine drain. "Wait, but I've never done that before — …

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The Secret To Super Effective Employees

Wisteria is a climbing vine that drapes big, gorgeous clusters of lilac-colored flowers like a cascading waterfall. It is fairly easy to grow, so much so that it can get out of control and spread wildly.<p>However, did you know that Chinese wisteria twines counterclockwise as it climbs and Japanese …

Three Decades Later, Mystery Numbers Explained

Zeta values seem to connect distant geometric worlds. In a new proof, mathematicians finally explain why.<p>Almost thirty years ago, a group of …

Explainer: What is a blockchain?

Where it came from, what it does, and how you make one.<p>What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical …

Peer-to-peer

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

AI 2018

The 31st Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI2018, http://ecs.victoria.ac.nz/Events/AI2018/WebHome) will take place December …

6 Alternatives to Padlet

Last week the online ed tech community was buzzing about the recent changes to Padlet‘s pricing structure. Padlet is a robust service with millions …

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

Consider choosing what DNS service you use. Don’t worry, it’s easier than it sounds.<p>There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private. It’s an active choice you can make, and it doesn’t require any advanced skill. It’s quick. It …

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Pencil

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Facebook Admits It May Collect Data About Your Calls and Text Messages. Here’s How to Turn It Off

Just as Facebook has been trying to overcome a user data scandal involving the U.K. political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, the world’s …

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

These techniques are proven to boost certain cognitive functions

Included: how memory athletes stuff their noggins with so much knowledge.<p>1. Mindfulness<p>Meditation is an ancient practice that rests on training your brain to focus its attention on the present moment, rather than the past or future. Studies suggest that using this technique over time can increase …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Don’t Let Your Students Give Up

How can we help students persevere? We work with young people who need us. They not only need us toThe post Don’t Let Your Students Give Up appeared …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018

Dueling neural networks. Artificial embryos. AI in the cloud. Welcome to our annual list of the 10 technology advances we think will shape the way we …

Natural Gas

Are You Capable of Leading Leaders?

It's one thing to lead a team. But leading a team of leaders presents all sorts of unique challenges. See if you are capable of exponential leadership with this assessment.<p>Some of the most difficult people to lead are leaders themselves. Leaders are strong-willed, passionate, and opinionated, and …

How to Spot the One Key Trait That All High-Potential Employees Have

It matters way more than the ability to collaborate.<p><i>"How can an employer identify an employee's long-term potential?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of</b> …

Why You Should Never Put These 3 Words on Your LinkedIn Profile

Putting this on your profile is a big no-no. Here's why.<p>While LinkedIn is a social-media tool, it's not like the others. LinkedIn is your personal website for your career. You are a business-of-one that must sell its services to employers over the course of your career. Having a strong LinkedIn …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Stop Giving Orders and Do This Instead

If I asked you to close your eyes and visualize a leader, what image would come to mind?<p>When I originally did the exercise, the first thought that came to my mind was a statue of a military general. For some reason, a general in the 1700's with one leg on a giant rock pointing a sword to direct his …

Sean McVay

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

Leadership

Free, online curriculum prepares learners for life and work

<i>This guest post is by Danielle Arnold, School Media Specialist at Belmar (NJ) Elementary School and a Ready to Code library, and Shahla Naimi, Google</i> …

These tech jobs can earn you the most money

In order to best negotiate your salary, being equipped with the knowledge of what other people are making can be immensely helpful. Generally speaking, you’re going to earn more money working at a public tech company versus a private tech company, according to new data from culture workplace and …

You Can “Digitize” Your Student Hand-Outs & Worksheets With “PairPrep”

I blogged about PairPrep a couple of years ago, and it was then sort of a learning game site.<p>They seem to have “pivoted” to become an easy tool for …

Handy

How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it …

Ask These Questions to Ace the Job Interview

Too many candidates leave it up to the interviewer to judge their ability. Savvy candidates know how to turn the odds in their favor by asking a few pointed questions.<p>Once you get an interview, the chance you'll be assessed properly is remote. You can improve your odds 5-10X by asking …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning