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Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …

5 Cheats to Help You Become A Better Developer

If you need help as a developer, there's a great online community to ask and a hosting site to learn the secrets of others' code.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Great developers work with probably hundreds of thousands of variables and moving parts to create incredibly …

Web Design

Advanced web scraping in Python

Recently, I just created and open-sourced an unofficial Medium API, called PyMedium, which provides developers an easy way to access</b> …

Python Programming

23 Romantic Love Quotes That Instantly Make You Think of Someone Special

Though it may seem like the language of love is slowly getting killed by texting, all you need is a few reminders that romance is still out there. We looked to Instagram to find beautiful love quotes that will make your heart swell. You might recognize a few or discover your newest favorite, but …

Relationships

10 best new web design tools for January

If you work in the world of web design, whether that be in a studio or working from home, it's vital to keep up-to-date with the latest industry …

Command-line

The Current, Canonical Star Wars Timeline

After Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, the official Star Wars canon was reset; all the books, games, and comics that had taken place in the Star …

Star Wars

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you <i>have</i> to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to …

Programming

Top 50 Fonts of 2016

You're reading Top 50 Fonts of 2016, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, …

Typography

The Mountaintop Desktop

Frequent desktop contributor JonRedcorn2 usually uses Windows, but this time he has a Mac—and that isn’t stopping him from customizing it the way he …

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Apps

Icons vs Copy. Visual Perception in UI.

Our eyes are a powerful instrument of getting great deal of information in split seconds. What is more, we do not need to apply too much effort: most …

5 things to do with your old phone (other than sell it)

That old phone could be doing so much more than just collecting dust.<p>If you love having the latest phone, then you probably have a couple of perfectly good phones sitting in a desk drawer or in a closet. They aren't really worth enough to sell, but they still work, so throwing them away isn't an …

Apps

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

Top 5 Cold Coffee Picks From Starbucks Baristas

Get the expert scoop on delicious drinks & ways to personalize them<p>We asked Starbucks baristas across the country to name their favorite icy cold …

We Finally Know How the Real BB-8 Model Works

What you’re seeing in the above gif is the innards of the BB-8 model that flatly disproved fan theories that the beloved droid could only exist as a …

This New App Will Tell You How Long Your Current Relationship Is Going to Last

Though we’re all likely conscious, at least to a degree, of some of the signs that can indicate involvement in a toxic relationship, self-awareness can be a real b, and recognizing/admitting to those red flags in our <i>own</i> relationships might be beyond some of our capabilities.<p>That’s exactly what a …

Apps

To Be a Successful Entrepreneur, First Master This 1 Basic Skill

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur needs to have countless skills, from creative brainstorming to logical analysis and decision-making. And these skills range in complexity and specificity, with basic ones like time management permeating your day, and …

Leadership

The Best Beer from All 50 States

With more than 4000 breweries in the U.S. alone, picking an absolute favorite beer can be an impossible challenge. In honor of National Beer Day, …

Build your own Amazon Echo using a Raspberry Pi for $60

Amazon’s Echo is a nifty little gadget that’s powered by the company’s Alexa voice assistant and listens for voice commands to do things like order your groceries, update you on the weather and play your favorite tunes. The only problem is, it costs a pretty penny — $180 to be precise.<p>Thankfully, …

12 book recommendations from millionaire entrepreneurs

Every successful person has a favorite books list.<p>These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me.<p>Enjoy!

Yves Saint-Laurent

Popular Airmail desktop email app lands on the iPhone w/ iCloud sync, snooze, more

Airmail, the popular third-party email client for the Mac, has landed today on the iPhone for the first time. The brand new Airmail for iPhone app works with various email services including Gmail, iCloud, Outlook, and Exchange, and even features iCloud sync to keep the mobile and desktop …

Useful Apple Mac keyboard shortcuts

Master your MacBook.Apple<p>OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine …

Apps

How To: Stop Photos for OS X From Opening When You Connect Your iPhone

If you’re a Mac and iPhone user, you may have noticed that OS X automatically launches the Photos app every time you attach your iOS device via a …

Visit Skellig Michael, the location at end of 'Force Awakens' | CNN Travel

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

An Action-Packed Weekend in New York on $25 a Day

Who says you need to blow your budget on a trip to New York City? Sure, there are plenty of luxury hotels and splurge-worthy restaurants, but the city that never sleeps also provides plenty of free things to do, and affordable drinking and dining for budget-conscious travelers.<p>Saturday: Getting …

Greenwich Village

Working Out With Victoria’s Secret Model Cindy Bruna: The 5-Step Guide to Flat Abs

On the fifth floor of a Neo-Gothic tower in New York, where large picture windows and free-weight stations overlook the city’s Nomad neighborhood, Cindy Bruna is bouncing eagerly from toe to toe. The 21-year-old French model has just arrived at trainer David Kirsch’s Madison Square Club for one …

Why a 23-Year-Old Founder Created a 'Black Card' for Millennials | Inc.com

Founded by 23-year-old entrepreneur Billy McFarland, Magnises charges its members $250 a year to attend exclusive events, conduct meetings in its private spaces, and use its "digital concierge" mobile app. The app lets members send text message requests for things like restaurant recommendations …

New York City

CleanMyMac 3: Everything you can clean. All in one place.

All your Mac cleaning in one place.<p>There’s so much to clean on your Mac, and CleanMyMac 3 takes care of all of it.<br>Learn more about all the things it …

Tel Aviv

Suspended – Medium