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Is It Worth Learning a Little-Known Programming Language?

Nerval's Lobster writes: <i>Ask a group of developers to rattle off the world's most popular programming languages, and they'll likely name the usual</i> …

Phones

6 cool tools for compiling to JavaScript

Every programmer has a favorite language or two. JavaScript lovers are the luckiest these days because their language is taking over the Internet and …

Microsoft's MS-DOS app will make you actually want a Windows Phone

In a surprisingly elaborate prank, Microsoft brought back MS-DOS Wednesday in the form of a Windows Phone app.<p>The app, which features both the …

Which Programming Language To Learn For Hacking?

Rafay Baloch<p>7:01:00 AM Hacking basics<p>Having the prior knowledge of programming is something which will separate you from all the other script kiddes<b>(</b> …

School Of Tech: First-Time PC Building Budget, Best AMD And Nvidia Graphics Card Brand?

It’s no surprise that people have a myriad of questions about building and buying PCs and their associated components. That’s why I recently opened an Ask.FM account and invited anyone to shoot their questions over for me to ponder and answer. After seeing the nature and frequency of these …

Computer Hardware

Quds force leader, commanding Iraqi forces against ISIS, alarms Washington

Twice designated a terrorist by the United States government, considered responsible for up to 20 percent of American casualties in the Iraq war, Major General Qasem Suleimani, the legendary Iranian spymaster and leader of the Quds Force – the elite special operations wing of the hardline …

Middle East

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

These movements can make your workout—and your body—better

10 Programming Languages You Need To Know In 2015

Looking for a career in technology industry? Wonder what are the languages that will give just the right start to your career?<p>Here are 10 programming …

Python

<b>Python</b> may refer to:<p>Pythonidae, a family of nonvenomous snakes found in Africa, Asia, and Australia known as pythons<p><i>Python</i> (genus), of nonvenomous …

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack

Discover the best ways to melt your middle and chisel a rock-hard core<p>The fitness industry is a crazy business, especially when it comes to abs. For example, if you want to reveal your six-pack, you generally have two product choices.<p><i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i><br>You know this better as "5-minute …

Top 10 Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

Programming is one of the most valuable skills you can pick up in these modern times, whether for career prospects or to stretch your brain and …

Language Learning

Android Phones Are Leaking Valuable Information, Here's How To Stop Them

In a Reddit post a user called Gooz announces his new Android app. Its goal is simple: to stop Google's Android leaking information to anyone who cares to probe for it. Gooz’s real name is Bram Bonné and he’s given a TEDx talk about the problems with Android giving over data that enables almost …

Information Systems

Living The Financially Fearless Life: 10 People Divulge Their Best Money Habits

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Whenever you commit to developing a new, healthy habit, it’s usually with an end game in mind—to take back control over something in your life.<p>For example, in order to get healthier, you might join an early morning run club. To stop procrastinating, you …

Personal Finance

Windows 10 will be free for Raspberry Pi 2

Microsoft is working on a free version of Windows 10 for the newly announced Raspberry Pi 2. The operating system will be made available to the maker …

Bill Gates Fears A.I., But A.I. Researchers Know Better

The general obsession with superintelligence is only getting bigger, and dumber<p>Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Bill Gates to the A.I. panic of 2015.<p>During an AMA (ask me anything) session on Reddit this past Wednesday, a user by the name of beastcoin asked the founder of Microsoft a rather …

Showdown: The Differences Between Microsoft HoloLens And Oculus Rift

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the difference between Microsoft HoloLens and Oculus Rift?</i><p><i>Answer by Jon Bohmer, Inventor, on Quora</i><p>The AR vs VR showdown<p>We all know Virtual Reality (VR) – it tricks your eyes into thinking you’re somewhere else. Augmented Reality (AR) is an extra …

Augmented Reality

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Microsoft HoloLens Gets Face Wearables Right

I attended Microsoft’s big event last week in Redmond where they made a number of product announcements, one of them called HoloLens. HoloLens is Microsoft’s own head-mounted device that is worn like a large set of goggles. Their solution is designed to be unique in many ways and Microsoft is doing …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft's Q2 2015: Surface and Lumia up, but Xbox and profits down

Microsoft has published its Q2 fiscal 2015 earnings report, and the company has made $5.6 billion in net income on $26.5 billion in revenue. Revenue has increased 8 percent from the same quarter last year, but net income has dropped 10 percent. Microsoft does note that it has incurred a further …

Microsoft Windows

White House Launches Techie Recruitment Effort

The U.S. Digital Service can’t offer free dry cleaning, but helping people is also nice.<p>White House officials launched a new recruiting drive this week to convince the nation’s best and brightest software engineers, project managers and designers to put their lucrative careers on hold in favor of …

Megan Smith
Programming

Awesome Google Features You May Not Have Known About

For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?<p>From the silly to the useful, these Google features (which we picked out of this great Quora thread) will make you love Google even more than you probably already did.

Hubble Space Telescope

This chart will help you find the best Black Friday console deals

It's that time of the year again: time to pick up a gaming console on the cheap, often with a bunch of goodies thrown in for good measure. Or, you know, to buy one as a gift for someone or whatever.<p>This year we're trying something new: We're pulling out all of the Black Friday console bundles and …

The Most Romantic Getaways Under $100

Budget romantic vacations<p>Even when visiting the world's most romantic destinations, the cost of lodging doesn't have to break the bank.

Opinion: This is the chart that stock bulls don’t want you to see

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — At some point in the next five years, the U.S. stock market is likely to be more than 30% lower than where it …

Stop whatever you're doing and watch the end of the Matrix video game

I can't believe this video is real.<p>Let me provide some backstory: In 2005, now-defunct developer Shiny Entertainment released <i>The Matrix: Path of Neo</i>, a video game that allows its player to reenact scenes from the Matrix trilogy in Keanu Reeves' iconic role. The films' directors, the Wachowskis, are …

Battlefield 4 gnashes its Dragon's Teeth July 15

<i>Dragon's Teeth</i>, the latest expansion for <i>Battlefield 4</i>, will launch July 15 for Premium members and July 29 for the public.<p>With four new maps set in Asia Pacific, the content lets players go head-to-head on a floating restaurant or drain the lake for a frontal vehicle assault in Sunken Dragon. …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …