Waqas Ahmed

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Why I started an investigation into female Islamic State supporters

To understand how ISIS were recruiting Western Jihadi brides, Poppy Begum researched the terror organisation's female sympathisers for a Channel 4 documentary<p>When three Bethnal Green schoolgirls left the UK to join ISIS earlier this year, I was appalled.<p>They had lived and gone to school just over a …

Wireframe Basics for Beginners: An Agency Perspective

Wireframing is one of the most effective and valuable exercises during the project lifecycle. Whether you’re building a mobile application, a …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

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The military’s secret military: Green Berets, Navy SEALs and the special ops you’ll never know about

A handful of elite soldiers are carrying out hush-hush missions across the globe, and their numbers are growing<p>Nick Turse<p>September 27, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>You can find them in dusty, sunbaked badlands, moist tropical forests, and the salty spray of …

The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path

APIs — the rules governing how software programs interact with each other — not user interfaces, will upend software for years to come.<p>When Intel CEO Brian Krzanich doubled down on the Internet of Things at the company’s annual Developer Forum in August, he emphasized what many of us have already …

A Few Thoughts On My Interview With Google

If you’ve been following the DevTips Vlog lately, you might be aware that I am currently interviewing with Google. I am documenting the entire …

The real reason the Iran secret side deal is so important

The AP reported that as part of its "road map" agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency— which sets out the parameters for the IAEA's investigation of the military dimensions of Iran's nuclear program — Iran "will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect" Parchin, a military …

Here are the top 10 programming languages used on GitHub

GitHub today shared a closer look at how the popularity of programming languages used on its code collaboration website has changed over the years. In short, the graph above shows the change in rank for programming languages since GitHub launched in 2008 all the way to what the site’s 10 million …

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

What are the best iOS app development tools?

There are pros and cons to embarking on iOS app development. Find out if developing natively in iOS is right for your company.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for August 2015

The summer may be winding down, but you'd never guess it from this month's workout playlist. While June and July featured an assortment of sunny pop songs, August's top picks are more eclectic in two main ways: tempo and genre.<p><i>Flickr: kohlmann.sascha</i><p>The summer may be winding down, but you'd never …

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Free Modern Business Card PSD Template

Today’s freebie is a highly creative <b>Business Card PSD Template</b> that is designed for both corporate business and personal. All text layers can be …

Freebie: Renderpeople Free 3D Model

“We know how good our product is, and we would like to show you. Since nothing beats a hands-on experience, you can download your free 3D model of …

The Top 10 Drone Photos Ever Shared on 500px

Drone photography is picking up steam as the little recreational multi-rotor copters become more and more affordable and easier to use.<p>It’s safe to …

Find Opportunities To Learn Computer Science At Google's New Portal

Google has launched a new gateway to help you find computer science resources, programs, scholarships and other learning opportunities. You can …

12 Must-Eat Breakfast Sandwiches Across America

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Quick! You've just woken up. You regret having a salad for dinner. Maybe you're a little hungover. You're <i>hungry</i>. So what are you craving?<p>If you're like us, it's probably a breakfast sandwich of some sort. An egg …

Top 5 Web-Based Collaboration Tools for Small Businesses

Whether your project team members are in the next cubicle or three time zones away, affordable web-based collaboration tools are empowering small …

Write a Python Calculator Imperatively

Parsing is one of the difficult subjects in computer science. Conventionally, we reduce programming language into a simple mathematics model -- …

The Netherlands: A Look At The World’s High-Tech Startup Capital

It’s a fascinating time to take stock of startup innovation in the Netherlands, a rare turning point where you can watch the hard work of the past give way to the immense promise of the future.<p>Behind London and Berlin, the Dutch startup scene is already considered to be one of the most prominent in …

How to Become a Great JavaScript Developer

When I was growing up, my interests spanned various, seemingly unrelated fields. I loved maths as much as I loved history. I aimed to be a …

This 20-year-old college dropout turned down Apple to launch a startup and is doing really well

Eight months later, that decision is really working out for him.<p>His company has raised $90,000 and, just a few months after the launch of an enterprise product, has already generated $150,000 in revenue, he tells us, and has grown from three employees to 21 employees since the end of …

David Ignatius: Turkey blows Israel’s cover for Iranian spy ring

By David Ignatius<p>David Ignatius<p>Columnist covering foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Turkish-Israeli relationship became so poisonous early last year that the Turkish government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is said to have disclosed to Iranian intelligence the identities of up to 10 …

An interview with David Ignatius

<i>GPS Digital Producer Jason Miks speaks with David Ignatius, Washington Post columnist and author of the new novel The Director, about U.S. foreign policy and the future of surveillance. Watch Ignatius on “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN.</i><p><b>President Obama delivered a</b> …

Twitter Marketing: How Smart Marketers Are Succeeding

Do you use Twitter for your business?<p>Want to discover how to use the latest Twitter updates?<p>To learn more about Twitter marketing, I interview Joel …

These are the 13 hottest startups that have launched so far this year

To determine the best startups, we took into account factors like funding, revenue, growth, and investor interest.<p>Did we miss a great startup that launched this year? Let us know in the comments!

What’s The Difference Between UI And UX Design?

#EspressoMonday Episode Nr.20What’s The Difference Between UI And UX Design?This is another special episode of EspressoMonday because we have …

50 CSS and JavaScript Tools, Frameworks and Libraries from 2015

Keeping up with the new releases in web design is not easy. There are new tools, libraries and frameworks seemingly released every other day. The …