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100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

Cooking

The 17 best new startups that have launched this year

Business Insider spoke to founders and venture capitalists and took a look at funding data to identify some of the startups that had the biggest starts in 2017. Some names on the list are officially launching out of stealth, while others are still in their early stages.<p>From a VR arcade company to a …

React JS Tutorial and Guide to the Gotchas

If you haven't used React at all, you're in the right place. If you have used React, but you've run into some confusing edges, you're still in the …

What the flux

UI on the web has always been a special kind of hell for me. That is the part of the stack where I almost always have the feeling that I’m not doing …

Getting started with React

The version of React used in this is quite old - certain things may be done differently in recent releases<p>React is an insanely powerful framework by …

Medium

Get Insanely Strong With This Intense 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout

5-10-15. That's all you need to remember for this quick, but intense, workout. You'll strengthen the arms, upper back, core, butt, and legs in just …

Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Pasta

<i>Save time/effort and make everyone’s FAVORITE Italian dish in your crockpot. You can also freeze half for another meal!</i>Is it me or is it way too hot …

Algorithms, Logarithms, and Big O

<b>Introduction</b><p>Self-taught developers tend to have a very pragmatic approach to software development. We learnt from projects, tutorials, practical …

Why Amazon's Alexa is the future of computing

Amazon doesn’t have a booth at the Consumer Electronics Show, but Alexa is everywhere at the Las Vegas event this week. Dozens of companies have announced plans to work with the virtual assistant that powers the Echo, Amazon’s smart speaker.<p>LG is building Alexa into one of its refrigerators. GE …

5G promises to transform the world again

We may be on the cusp of a new, simpler world.<p>From the current era of “peak complexity”, this new era will produce a step-change in society. It builds a platform for growth while empowering the developing world to leapfrog the competition.<p>At Huawei’s Mobile Broadband event last month, I saw what a …

15 Data Scientist Jobs That Pay $100K Or More

• The average base salary for Data Scientists is $117K per year, ranging from $89.2K to $242K.<br>• Based on recent job postings for Data Scientists, 65% need to know Python, 53% need to have R programming skills, 50% need to know SQL and have machine learning development skills.<br>• Lyft and WalMart are …

Data Science

How to make a web crawler in Python (under 50 lines of code)?

Interested to learn how Google, Bing, or Yahoo work? Wondering what it takes to crawl the web, and what a simple web crawler looks like? In under 50 …

This $2.8 billion startup gets all of its daily meetings done in 10 minutes

I arrived just in time for breakfast: Like I found out on my previous visit, Pivotal brings in a catered breakfast every single day as an incentive to make sure all employees are around for a daily all-hands meeting, attended by everybody in every department, at precisely 9:06am.<p>(Breakfast today …

20 Reasons Why You Should Use AngularJs

Over the past few years, Angularjs has emerged strong in the app world. Such is the case that the developers can’t even think of creating a …

Hiring a programmer? Ditch the coding interview and get back to basics

10 articles from the Basecamp archives focused on common sense hiring practicesThis week was going great…until I saw yet another article coaching …

Please don’t learn to code, learn to understand code instead

“I notice you haven’t written all that much of your own software.”<p>The interviewer was looking at my code samples. They were largely patches that …

The Software Developer’s Library: A Treasure Trove of Books for People Who Love Code

A treasure trove of books for people who love code. Curated by Eric Elliott.<p>Arranged by topic, loosely in learning order.<p>A Note to Beginners<p>I learned …

Want to Code? A University Degree Might be a Huge Waste of Time

A lot of people think they need a university degree to get a job as a software engineer.<p>A few days ago, I published a post called “Learn to Code: 13 …

The 10 best pieces
 of advice I can give you about money

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>I have a ton of rich friends who've wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>A while ago, I was chatting with …

Profit

C vs C++ - Difference and Comparison

Origins of C and C++<p>Dennis Ritchie of the Bell Labs designed the C, a general purpose computer programming language in 1972 for use with UNIX, an …

Get a Six-Pack in Four Weeks

<b>4 Tips for Getting Ripped Abs in Four Weeks</b><p>As well as performing the preceding workout, make sure to follow these four simple, but essential, bits of …

What's the best way to practice iOS and Swift development?

In this Ask A Dev, iOS engineer Eric Miller shares what it took for him to become a lean, mean, iOS and Swift development machine, as well as how he …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Who needs a computer science degree these days?

Two candidates apply for a software development position: One has a degree in computer science from a prestigious school. The other is self-taught …

5 Myths About Crock-Pot Cooking

Do you need to brown meat ahead of time? And is it just for soups and stews? A pro explains.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Things You Won't Believe You Can Make With a Slow Cooker

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

Slow Cookers

The 21-Day MetaShred Will Strip Away Fat and Reveal Lean, Hard Muscle

This program ignites your metabolism, torches fat, and builds the body you’ve always wanted<p>I’ve been training clients and working on my own body for the past 15 years. I once was a pudgy 275 pounds and wore 44-inch pants. Today I’m a ripped 225 and slip into 32-inch jeans.<p>I tried every fat-loss …

4 Quick Bodyweight Exercises to Work Your Whole Body

<i>You don't need access to a bunch of weight machines in order to get toned. Our friends at Self explain how you can use your own bodyweight as the catalyst for burning fat.</i><p>Got 10 minutes and a few feet of floor space? Then you've got all you need to do this intense and ultra effective bodyweight …

Workouts

The Power of Coding for Non-Developers

Most people I talk to who are learning to code fall into one of two camps. The first are those who want a new career. They see the industry growing …

Entrepreneurship