Greg Thompson

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This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Equations

Optimizing Single-Page Applications: Top 3 Approaches

In this tutorial we’ll show you three great approaches to optimizing your ingle Page Applications and making it work extremely fast using …

JavaScript

A SQLite Tutorial with Node.js

In this tutorial I will be demonstrating how to use SQLite in combination with JavaScript inside the Node.js environment with the help of the sqlite3 …

JavaScript

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

Building a chat bot using Nest.js and Telegram

Introduction<p>In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to build a basic chat bot for Telegram using Nest.js. This will, amongst other things, give …

JavaScript

8 Design Trends to Try Now

Stock photoSometimes, redesigning your whole site or app isn’t on the table. However, there are always small adjustments you can make here and there …

Web Design

A futurist imagines the Earth populated exclusively by the 1 percent

The book hits stores on August 14th, 2018<p>Science fiction is often pretty bad at predicting the future: rather, it’s a better barometer of the present. But every now and again, an author establishes a reputation for insight into what the future might hold. One such author is Canadian writer and …

Self-Pity

This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

Retirement

Another Look at Robert Aickman’s Speculative Short Fiction

<i>The successful ghost story does not close a door and leave inside it still another definition, a still further solution. On the contrary, it must</i> …

Literature

The Handbook of Tyranny: stark infographics on human cruelty

<i>Handbook of Tyranny</i> tells the story of human cruelty in a series of beautifully designed inforgraphics, like this chart showing methods of crowd …

Infographics

How the Rule of 72 Can Help Double Your Money

Double Your Money With This Simple Financial Rule<p>How the Rule of 72 Can Help You Build Wealth Without Much Risk<p>Updated May 10, 2018<p>Do you want to …

Investing

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

Building a custom dropdown menu component for React

It’s true that adapting an existing component into your project might not always go as smoothly as you’d like when it comes to specific requirements …

JavaScript

Why policymakers are playing board games to counter cyber threats

Can table-top tactics really be applied to the real world?<p>Games can be more than a jovial pastime. Children playing hide and seek in the playground …

Cybersecurity

How to build a news app with JavaScript and React Native

Requirements for building the app:<p>If you’re not familiar with these resources, don’t worry — they are quite easy to use.<p>The topics we will cover in …

Software Engineering

The Age of the High-Tech Writer

How AI is Changing the Face of Literature<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting the publishing world. I call it “the age of the high-tech …

Artificial Intelligence

[P] Generating Pusheen with GANs in tensorflow.js

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GANs

POFO is the WordPress Theme for Building Beautiful, Hand-Crafted Websites Sponsored

Web professionals are always looking for that extra edge. We want tools that help us get things done faster – but without sacrificing quality. In …

Web Design

My Journey on Learning and the 3 Technologies that will Drive Humanity Forward

After dropping a fortune on university to get a degree, the biggest takeaway I can say I have from my university experience is the very motto of my …

Artificial Intelligence

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

Machine Learning

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

These three companies look poised for takeoff.<p>Anyone who was smart enough to buy <b>Netflix</b> (NASDAQ:NFLX) at its IPO in 2002 and hold until today is …

Investing

20 books to ignite the innovator in you

With innovation and entrepreneurship on everyone’s mind today, where do you begin the journey of learning in a digital world that’s now in the …

Innovation

15 Latest and Best Loading Animations to Make User Enjoy Waiting

Nowadays, since internet speed has been highly improved, people can smoothly open a website/app within seconds and get their desired information …

UI Design

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

The 10 Highest-Paying IT Certifications of 2018

A career in information technology (IT) takes a lot of planning. Choosing from the many available certifications determines which sort of career options are available to you. Whether it's system administration, networking, or security that interests you, you're sure to find plenty of certifications …

Project Management

Update Your WordPress Website with These 4 Plugins

Give Your WordPress Website a Fresh Update with These PluginsPerforming regular updates on your WordPress website will keep it running smoothly, and …

Web Design

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …