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The Confusing World of Object-Oriented Programming, Explained as an RPG

Object-oriented programming (or OOP) is an abstract concept, often hard to grasp when you’re new to programming. The “Invent with Python” blog offers …

Programming

7 Steps for Successfully Running Your Day as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs usually keep a densely packed schedule to try to fit as much work as possible into their waking hours. There’s always something else to be done and more you’d like to achieve, so how do you keep your day running efficiently …

This is how startups make money

Going the startup way is riskier but more straightforward than working a job. Here there’s no boss to decide what happens to you. You’re the boss. …

Facebook's Virtual Assistant 'M' Is Super Smart. It's Also Probably a Human.

M is the man! (Like, literally ... )<p>Facebook’s new virtual assistant for Messenger, M, is pretty darn impressive. It can arrange to have flowers delivered. It can warn you that it’s likely to rain. It can snag you hard-to-find tickets to the upcoming “Star Wars” movie.<p>At this point, M can do pretty …

Worms (And Germs) May Be The Answer To Preventing Allergies

Researchers have found helminths and gut bacteria work together to prevent allergies<p>For more than half a century, the focus of an allergic response has been the antibody, Immunoglobulin E (IgE). Upon identification of an allergen, IgE sends signals to the rest of the immune system leading to …

Biology

5 Reasons Startup Founders are Wise to Learn Some Coding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there’s one piece of advice that I could share with you during my journey as an entrepreneur it’s that you need to take the time and energy to learn how to code. This is something I've been working hard at over the past year. If you …