Matt Sharp

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Big Data

The Coming Financial Bubble: Why It May Be The Worst Of All - Part I

<b>Intro</b><br>Asset bubbles have become a regular occurrence in modern history. From the first recorded bubble to the most recent, these destructive forces always leave a trail of misery in their wake. Is another bubble forming? I believe it is and will fully explain why in the next two articles. In this …

Stock Markets
Matt Cutts
Net Neutrality
Internal Revenue Service

Alibaba Could Fall Behind Tencent In Crucial Mobile Business

China

Europe Is Still a Second-Rate Power

The continent’s economy is flagging, its population is declining, and issues like immigration and high taxes are stalling meaningful progress, even …

Getting Started With Ruby Processing

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Want to learn Python Flask? Here’s Five Places To Get Started (Updated for 2015)

So I used to be a low-level programmer, in fact that’s what I spent most of my time doing while I was at CMU. I did wild and crazy things like …

Russia's debt downgraded to junk by Moody's

Move follows S&P’s downrating as agency predicts Ukraine crisis, falling oil price and rouble plunge will bring further gloom<p>Moody’s has cut Russia’s debt rating by one notch into “junk” territory, saying the Ukraine crisis and the fall in oil prices and plunging rouble would further undermine …

Malcolm X's assassination robbed the world of a Muslim civil rights visionary

Malcolm X is associated with violent black nationalism. But his conversion to Sunni Islam helped bring him back into the mainstream of American life. His assassination 50 years ago robbed the civil rights movement of a powerful leader<p>When Malcolm X was assassinated, <b>Time Magazine wrote</b> that he had …

Black History

Douglas Todd: The silent epidemic of suicide among men

Print<p>Related<p>It’s a hidden danger in divorce.<p>Karen and Dieter Holman tried to support their son as he underwent what he experienced as the sadness, …

Mental Health

Is It Extremely Hard To Be A Really Good Programmer?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Is it extremely hard to be a really good programmer?</i><p><i>Answer by Greg Kemnitz, wrote the innards of “the world’s smallest (SQL-capable) database”, on Quora</i><p>As someone who’s hopefully a decent programmer (after all, I’ve been doing it since the mid 1980s, and …

Crucial

What I Learned From Interviewing 163 Entrepreneurs About Failure

<i>This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner.</i><p>We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting the taxi industry, and pretty soon everything else. But along the way, even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

The Reason Why Google Glass, Amazon Fire Phone and Segway All Failed

Despite huge fanfare at launch, after a few brief months Google Glass is no longer on the market. The Amazon FirePhone was also launched to great hype, yet sales flopped and the company recently took a $170M write off on inventory.<p><b>Do you blame the CEO?</b><p><i>Fortune</i> mercilessly blamed Fire Phone’s failure …

Kindle Fire

The Languages And Frameworks That You Should Learn In 2015

Last week, we asked you which were the languages and frameworks you were looking forward to learn in 2015. 47 of you replied, and here are your …

JavaScript

Test Your Programming Skills With These Online Competitions

Advertisement<p>Are you in a programming rut? Worried that your coding skills have hit a plateau? On the verge of burning out? Sometimes the answer is …

Community Service: Microsoft Gives Students Free Programming Tools On GitHub

Microsoft’s sometimes lauded (and occasionally ridiculed) “turnaround” to become the ‘all new & improved’ Microsoft continues apace. A sizeable chunk of Redmond’s corporate reimagining and reengineering has seen the firm suddenly get the open religion and start to embrace open source, open …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Want your business to stay on trend and always ready to impress? Your website needs to be proof of that.<p>Tips and tricks for a smarter web design …

The Case for Learning C as Your First Programming Language

We could probably debate forever which programming language is best to learn first—it could depend on your goals and other considerations. Mac …

Software design vs. software architecture

The architecture of a system is its ‘skeleton’. It’s the highest level of abstraction of a system. What kind of data storage is present, how do …

Chapter 1: What is Software Architecture?

For more details of the topics covered in this guide, see Contents of the Guide.<p>Contents<p>What is Software Architecture?<p>Software application …

Pay What You Want: Learn to Code Bundle | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Become a Web Developer from Scratch! (Complete Course)</b><p>Learn All The Programming Languages Needed To Be Your Own Developer<p><b>Responsive Web Design Course</b><p>Learn to Optimize Your Webpages for Different Screen Sizes & Platforms.<p><b>'Build a Website from Scratch with HTML & CSS' Course</b><p>Begin Building & Managing …

Web Design

Swift is great, but you should still know Objective-C first

Apple sent waves through the developer community on Monday when it announced Swift, a new programming language for iOS and Mac OS X apps that’s designed to be fast, modern, and easy to learn by limiting the amount of boilerplate code needed to solve and debug common problems.<p>With the growing …

Twitter introduces Fabric, its first platform for mobile app developers

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>Twitter’s play to win mobile developers’ hearts with a suite of products, dubbed Fabrice, is live. …

Microsoft's latest mobile app acquisition shows it gets urgency

Microsoft on Wednesday confirmed that it had purchased mobile calendar app maker Sunrise Atelier, the second major acquisition in the last 11 weeks …

Apps