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Where The Highest Paying IT Jobs Are In 2018

• Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications are the highest paying in North America, earning an average salary of $113,261.<br>• IT decision makers in the U.S. are the highest paid globally, averaging a $107,193 salary this year. IT professionals in the U.S. earn an average salary of $87,333, 36% more than …

Employment

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill …

Employment

This Is the Most Popular Make-Ahead Breakfast on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

Breakfast is too often the meal that gets forgotten, skipped, or phoned in. People say it's the most important meal of the day, but it tends to take …

Breakfast

Steve Jobs Said Goodbye to Micromanagement. Now His Company Could Be Worth a Trillion

Apple is closing in on being the first ever company to be worth a trillion dollars. Why? Because it's always been treated like a start up.<p>Apple is the most valuable company on the planet. With a market capitalization of more than $950 billion, it could be the first company to reach a trillion …

Tim Cook

What is Dyneema? Everything You Need to Know

<i>Cuben Fiber.</i> It sounds like dreamed-up sci-fi, an intergalactic MacGuffin upon which the latest Marvel film might hinge. It’s not. Today, it’s known …

Outdoors Gear

5 Full-Time Jobs You Can Do to Make Money Online or From Home

Here are five legit, full-time jobs that can be done remotely -- without sacrificing benefits like health insurance or paid time off.<p>13 min read<p>We might not be multi-platinum hip-hop recording artists, but some of us can relate to Drake when he said, “I only love my bed and my mama, I’m sorry.” As …

Employment

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

Want to Keep Your Best Workers From Leaving? Please Stop Being This Type of Boss

According to research, 50 percent of employees leave their job to get away from their manager.<p>In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers:<p>1. <b>Engaged Employees</b>: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. They …

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

10 Smart Ways for STEM Majors to Make Money on the Side

Whether you're looking to pay off a student loan or simply wanting to build up your wealth, here are some ways for those in science, tech, engineering and math to make some extra cash.<p>We’ve heard the hype about STEM skills (meaning those in science, technology, engineering and mathematics) -- …

NARRATIVE FAIL: Newly Discovered CDC Surveys Demolish Anti-Gun Talking Points

Newly discovered statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that were never released to the public strengthen the argument for guns and …

The Feynman Lectures on Physics, The Most Popular Physics Book Ever Written, Is Now Completely Online

In years past, we let you know that Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website joined forces to create an online edition of <i>The Feynman Lectures on</i> …

Data engineers vs. data scientists

It’s important to understand the differences between a data engineer and a data scientist. Misunderstanding or not knowing these differences are …

How to Lose Your Best Employees

You want to be a great boss. You want your company to be a great place to work. But right now, at this very moment, one of your key employees might be about to walk out the door.<p>She has consistently brought her best game to work and has grown into a huge asset. But her learning has peaked, her …

An Introduction to Graph Theory and Network Analysis (with Python codes)

Introduction<p>“A picture speaks a thousand words” is one of the most commonly used phrases. But a graph speaks so much more than that. A visual …

18 Ketogenic Snack Recipes to Whip Up Immediately

You’re keto, so most of the prepackaged snacks in the grocery store are out. But that doesn’t mean you have to deny yourself a salty, cheesy or sweet …

DIY Li-ion Battery Building Kit

Electronic enthusiasts, makers and hobbyists needing battery packs to power their projects may be interested in a new DIY lithium ion battery …

Resignation Letter for When You Are Accepting a Better Job

Resignation Letter Due to Better Salary and Benefits<p>Updated February 06, 2018<p>There are as many reasons to quit your job as there are jobs to quit, …

This Incredible Game Of Thrones Theory Will Make You Root For The White Walkers

Even George R.R. Martin would approve of this one<p>There are a lot of <i>Game of Thrones</i> theories out there. There are the ones everyone knows about that ended up being true (R+L=J), and then there are elaborately crafted theories that use thousands of years of Westeros history combined with obsessively …

How I automated the boring University stuff with Python

Hello,<br>I'm a second year CS Undergrad from India. I love Python. This is my first article here on the dev.to community. So let's begin!<p>My college has …

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

25 Open Datasets for Deep Learning Every Data Scientist Must Work With

Introduction<p>The key to getting better at deep learning (or most fields in life) is practice. Practice on a variety of problems – from image …

A Haunting Solo Guitar Arrangement of the Pink Floyd Song ‘Hey You’ Played on a Sweet Stratocaster

The very talented musician Steve Onotera aka samuraiguitarist took a bit of a dark turn with a haunting arrangement of the already moody Pink Floyd …

Billionaire signs up to be killed, have brain digitally preserved

A Silicon Valley billionaire is paying the ultimate price for immortality: death.<p>Well, that, and a spare 10 grand.<p>Entrepreneur Sam Altman is one of …

Peter Thiel

Python IDEs and Code Editors (Guide)

Writing Python using IDLE or the Python Shell is great for simple things, but those tools quickly turn larger programming projects into frustrating …

Python Programming

Watch the formation of the universe and Earth in this cool time-lapse video

Each second represents 22 million years<p>In the grand cosmic scale, humanity and our tiny home in the universe are absolutely inconsequential. In a neat time-lapse video from John Boswell, you can watch the formation and growth of the universe from the big bang to now.<p>Boswell, aka melodysheep, has …

6 Ways You Can Start Your Own Business While Working a Full-Time Job

Are you looking to start your own business? Before you hand in your notice at your day job, you might consider holding down the fort while you get your company off the ground.<p>Are you looking to start your own business? Before you hand in your notice at your day job, you might consider holding down …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health

Why These 3 Resume Mistakes Make You Look Out-of-Date in 2018

Some resume formats make you look 'old school' and can get you knocked out of the running.<p>Studies show employers are literally getting thousands of online applications for their open positions today. Thanks to technology, it's never been easier to apply to a job. Unfortunately, that creates a …