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The 11 best video games of 2016

We struggle to recall 12 months so crowded with great video games. Indie developers, blockbuster studios, virtual reality tinkerers, and creators who defy labels: all corners of the industry contributed to one of the strangest, most varied, and best years in the medium’s short history.<p>Controversial …

Counting Word Frequency in a File Using Python

Ever wondered about a quick way to tell what some document is focusing on? What is its main topic? Let me give you this simple trick. List the unique …

Some Companies Are Moving toward A "Zero-Email" Office

Email fills up a lot of time and often results in little real work getting done. It’s not just me that thinks so, many enterprises are finding the …

15 Python Libraries for Data Science

If you’ve read our introduction to Python, you already know that it’s one of the most widely used programming languages today, celebrated for its …

Machine Learning

How to give your Android phone a Microsoft makeover

Windows Phone is in an odd place right now — an argument could be made Windows Phone's been in a weird place for a few years now — and whether you …

Run an Android desktop on almost any computer

Last month, it was rumored that official Android support would be coming to the Raspberry Pi after an empty directory for the $35 computer was discovered in Google's Android Open Source Project repository.<p>Having official Android support on such a device would be useful, and could bring with it …

Real-Time Analytics: Six Steps For Fast, Precise Decision-Making

How many decisions does your organization make every week, every day, every hour – even right now, as you’re reading this article? Decisions range from operational (such as “which offer should we present to this customer?”) to strategic (such as “should we acquire this company?”).<p>Real-time …

Windows 10 Anniversary Update to bring Enterprise-specific Edge management policies

To keep enterprise users happy, Windows 10 includes both Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Internet Explorer may be included for legacy support, …

GigJam, Microsoft's new collaboration app, is now available to everyone

Microsoft's latest Office component is now available to anyone and everyone.<p>GigJam, a collaboration app, was previously accessible just as an invite-only beta. But as of yesterday, the preview version is available to all. And in the tradition of CEO Satya Nadella's cloud-friendly, OS-agnostic …

15 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Stressed

Have you mastered stress, or is stress mastering you? Between work deadlines, bills, and family and friend obligations, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. …

Analytics startup Amplitude raises $15M

Amplitude announced this morning that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding.<p>In the past, the web and mobile analytics company has pitched itself as a more affordable alternative to Mixpanel. More recently, CEO Spenser Skates said the bigger vision is to make user data available to everyone …

How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

How to Stop Wasting Your Time in Meetings

In a Dilbert cartoon the office boss asks Carol, his secretary, to schedule a meeting. When she asks what the topic of the meeting is, he replies, ‘I …

TimeStats Pomodoro Planner Is the Ultimate All-In-One Productivity App

Android/Windows Phone/Windows 10: Pomodoro. Kanban boards. Time tracking. Scheduling. If you’re into productivity and a fan of Lifehacker, you know …

Microsoft and Citrix expand partnership to power virtual Windows 10 with Azure cloud

LAS VEGAS: Citrix and Microsoft have extended their partnership to bring Windows 10 to virtual desktops powered by the Azure cloud platform. The …

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive.<p><i>"Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private</i> …

VBA codes to determine Last Used Row & Last Used Column in Excel

<b>VBA Codes - Find last used row in a worksheet or in a specific column; Find last used column in a worksheet or in a specific row.</b><p><b>Related Links:</b> Find …

The VBA Guide To ListObject Excel Tables

VBA - Filter Out Blanks from Selected Column Macro

New Member<p>Join Date<p>Jan 2014<p>Posts<p>13<p>Post Thanks / Like<p>Mentioned<p>0 Post(s)<p>Tagged<p>0 Thread(s)<p>Hi All,<p>For years I have been struggling to come up with a …

Excel 2013 VBA Clear All Filters macro

It seems older macros are not working. I have proper securtiy set to run VBA macros but when I have tried a few methods for clearing ALL filters on a …

Excel VBA Performance Coding Best Practices - Microsoft 365 Blog

<i>Today’s author, Chad Rothschiller, a Program Manager on the Excel team, is back with a follow up from his</i> <i>previous post on VBA and Excel performance</i><i>.</i><p>I …

Using Solver in Excel VBA

<b>Books at Amazon.com</b><p>Contents<p>Solver and Conventional VBA<p><b>Solver</b> is a powerful analysis tool, bundled with Excel and used for optimization and simulation …

Excel VBA: Tick Cell Upon Selection

It is not too uncommon for an Excel Workbook to be used to collect data for such things as surveys etc. Perhaps the most common way this is done, is …

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How to Concatenate multiple columns if not empty

I want to concatenate the values of 9 columns into 1 column with | between the values. The problem is that some of the columns are empty for some of …

Make A Fire Starter From A Lemon In 6 Easy Steps

http://diply.com/article/make-fire-from-a-lemon-diy<p>article<p>Did you know a lemon could do this?<p>Diply

First look at the upgraded Start menu from the next version of Windows 10

The annual Microsoft Build Developer Conference has gotten progressive more interesting over the past few years, but there wasn’t quite as much to …

Windows 10

Interactive Data Analysis with Python and Excel

IntroductionI have written several times about the usefulness of pandas as a data manipulation/wrangling tool and how it can be used to efficiently …

Python Programming

Windows 10 tip: Disable annoying app notifications

By default, Windows 10 apps (even desktop programs like Outlook) can interrupt you with notifications. Here's how to take control of those pop-ups …