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Expand Your Computer Science Knowledge With This Set of Courses

This course is an investment in skills to help you get ahead.<p>There's no arguing that having a solid understanding of computer science can take you …

Tech Industry

Piano Man Makes Waves In Dragon Ball FighterZ Tournament

This is Greg. Greg plays <i>Dragon Ball FighterZ</i>, and he’s pretty damn good. Greg does this using a piano controller. And last night, at DreamHack …

Dragon Ball

Yes, The World Has Realized Thanos Looks Exactly Like This Pokemon

It has been months since <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> made its mark, but fans cannot let its villain go. Thanos has been around the MCU for awhile now, but …

Comics

7 essential tools for today's web designer

Every web designer needs the right collection of tools in their creative arsenal to help create the site they want. Everyone has their favourites, …

Web Design

Microsoft buying GitHub doesn't scare me

Bloomberg has reported that Microsoft has acquired GitHub. The ink has dried. Official confirmation of the deal is due on Monday, and not everybody is happy about it.<p><b>(UPDATE: Microsoft has officially announced its acquisition of GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock.)</b><p>You don’t have to look far to see …

SQL Servers

Magic Is Currently Being Dominated By A Little Goblin

This weekend was Pro Tour Dominaria, the first major professional play event taking place after the recently released <i>Dominaria</i> set of <i>Magic: The</i> …

Board Games

Interview: Inside the Surreal Creative Mind of Greg “Craola” Simkins

Prolific artist Greg “Craola” Simkins presents a new series of surreal work in his solo exhibition <i>The Escape Artist</i>. The native Californian has a long career that has seen him move from graffiti artist to video game designer to full-time fine artist, while still maintaining a presence on the …

Creativity

25 Best Free Animation Libraries for Web Developers

Upgrade your CSS animations with some Javascript! These free animation libraries will help web developers save time, create more with less code and …

Web Design

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Graphic Design

The future of web design doesn’t involve computers at all

Just phones.<p>Building a website is no easy task. When I sat down to create a site to show off my writing, it took hours of digging around online to find a template that looked similar enough to what I wanted, and hours more to personalize it. Half the time, I wanted to alter some piece of the site’s …

Web Design

This $40 box instantly adds gigabit Ethernet anywhere in your home

If you thought having wired gigabit internet in your home was just a dream, think again. You don’t need to pay some company $1,000 to run Cat6 …

Wi-Fi

Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity

Audiophile

Spotify files for its unusual IPO

Music streaming giant Spotify today filed for a $1 billion IPO, although that figure is likely a placeholder that will change. Axios had previously …

Sony Music

Open Source Free Game Engine, Godot Engine Receives VR Support

The open source Godot Engine games engine has this week announced the release of Godot 3.0. The latest release has been in development for the last …

Game Development

Netflix has thousands of hidden categories. Someone listed them all

There are over 3000 hidden categories on Netflix that require a “secret” code to access and someone took the time to list them all.<p>The number combination, or “secret code” is appended at the end of the URL, after /browse/genre, and acts like a genre itself.<p>The sub-categories on the list range from …

This Dungeons and Dragons campaign has been running for 35 years

Robert Wardhaugh of London Ontario was 14 when he started a game of Dungeons and Dragons. Thirty five years later, he's dungeonmastering the same …

Webflow lets you build gorgeous web animations just by dragging and dropping

Oh, to be a web developer in 2017. We’ve long passed the “bad old days” of Flash (RIP), Silverlight, and ActiveX. It’s now possible to build gorgeous, engaging, animated websites using the holy trinity of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript — no plugins required. If there’s a downside, it’s that it can be …

'Captain Marvel' Villain May Be Played by the Guy Who Plays Every Villain Nowadays

You didn't quite hate Ben Mendelsohn enough after "Rogue One," so he's going to give it another go in "Captain Marvel."<p>Mendelsohn is a phenomenal actor, but his range is being slightly limited these days to Villain In Every Blockbuster. You just saw him as villainous Orson Krennic in "Rogue One: A …

The 5 Best Upper Body Exercises That You Are Not Doing!

While there are a number of great upper body exercises out there that will surely help you reach your goals, such as:<p><i>Dips, bench presses, pull-ups,</i> …

This Is the Best Exercise to Flatten Your Belly, According to Science

If belly pooch is your biggest enemy when it comes to weight loss, you’re certainly not alone. While it would be great to just wave a magic wand and …

Suspended – Medium

The origins of trick-or-treating begins and ends with honoring the dead on Halloween

The best part of Halloween by far is the candy.<p>If you're young and hungry for those sweets, obviously the best way to get them is to go …

4 Carbs You Can Eat Every Day And Not Gain One Pound, According To A Trainer

A low-carb diet isn't always the way to go for weight loss. And you definitely don't have to ditch carbs for good to lose weight. In fact, trainer …

Nutrition

Razer’s new webcam and microphone are made for streamers

Razer is known as a gaming laptop, mouse and keyboard maker, but it actually offers a wide variety of products, like Xbox controllers, power banks, and even an upcoming phone. Razer also makes webcams like the Stargazer, which is built for streaming video games. Now Razer is upping its streaming …

Tone (In Writing) Definition and Examples

Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms<p>In composition, <i>tone</i> is the expression of a writer's attitude toward subject, audience, and self.<p>Tone is …

Take an online class in business management and skip the MBA

Two years of business school? Hard pass. Student debt? <i>Double</i> hard pass.<p>Avoid both of these factors on your journey to becoming an expert manager or …

Management

Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make money

Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch today announced a number of new features for streamers aimed at helping their grow their online communities and generate revenue from their online channels. Notably, the company will soon debut several features that will allow video creators to better …

Coda is a next-generation spreadsheet designed to make Excel a thing of the past

From rows and columns to custom apps<p>When Shishir Mehrotra worked at YouTube, he was struck by the relatively pedestrian tools that kept the site running. Mehrotra, who served as the company’s head of product until he left in 2014, managed his team largely using a combination of Google Docs and …

Modern JavaScript Explained For Dinosaurs

Learning modern JavaScript is tough if you haven’t been there since the beginning. The ecosystem is growing and changing so rapidly that it’s hard to …

JavaScript

Raspberry Pi: Adding an SSD drive to the Pi-Desktop kit

The Pi-Desktop Kit add-on board includes a connection for an mSATA SSD drive. I am going to look at adding one, and using it for simple disk storage …