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FINRA's moving HBase to Amazon S3: The back story

Moving to the cloud shouldn't be lift and shift. FINRA's experience shows the best results come when you rethink your data, storage, and compute …

How to Use Welding Glass for Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography can be a very expensive genre. At the least, it requires a decent tripod, a ball head or some other type of tripod head, …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

Simplified Design: Home Decor Apps Make Decorating Easy

(Image credit: Homestyler)<p>Furniture is <i>heavy</i>, not to mention a big investment. Don't you wish you could virtually move things around to see what a new …

Apps

Blockchain open sources Thunder network, paving the way for instant bitcoin transactions

Blockchain, the company behind the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet, has been quietly working on an interesting project called Thunder. The Thunder network is an alternative network of nodes that lets you make off-chain bitcoin payments in seconds and settle back to the bitcoin blockchain every …

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Responsive Web Design Is Not Mobile First

<i>This article is co-authored by Ted Schadler, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester</i><p>My colleague and coauthor Ted Schadler and I are watching with dismay as company after company shrinks its desktop website down to a small screen using responsive web design (RWD) techniques so it fits on -- but isn't …

Web Design

12 Money Rules to Live By

Sometimes one-size-fits-all advice works just fine.<p>One-size-fits-all financial advice isn’t supposed to work. We’re all as unique as snowflakes, so …

Android From Scratch: Building Your First Android Application

What You'll Be CreatingAfter taking a look at the current state of Android development and how to set up your development environment, in this …

Android News

Architecting for Continuous Delivery

10 Lessons Learned by An Agile Coach in 2015

Hi guys,<p>During last weeks I had an opportunity to do a personal retrospective about my own learnings in 2015 and I must admit that 2015 was rich in …

Lean Six Sigma Project Management Certifications

The best approach to creating the most efficient and effective business structure involves both Six Sigma and Lean principles.<p>With 37 hours of learning in the new Lean Six Sigma Project Manager Courses & Certifications offer on TNW Deals, you’ll understand concrete processes for increasing …

A day in the life of a cloud architect

OpenStack can be an enigma. We have open source purists who profess the virtues of OpenStack, even as a multitude of enterprise aficionados wonder …

Red Hat

Store Tour: Inside 1912 Pike Place, Seattle, USA

Welcome to where it all began<p>The first thing you notice about the original Starbucks®, located near the waterfront in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, …

Seattle

We Now Have An ETA When The Biggest Bond Bubble In The World Will Burst

Together with Greece briefly soaring to prominence over the summer (only to fade into perpetual obscurity in its new role as Germany's certified …

Stock Markets

An Easy, Intuitive Tool For Making Sense Of Your Data

Tableau’s new Vizable app transforms spreadsheets into information you can actually use and understand.<p>Tableau, the Seattle-based software firm that helps major businesses make sense of their data, is now bringing its data visualization expertise to the everyday user. Their new app, Vizable, …

17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Move over, Yellowstone.

Amazon QuickSight – Fast & Easy to Use Business Intelligence for Big Data at 1/10th the Cost of Traditional Solutions | Amazon Web Services

Over the last couple of years, the process of collecting, uploading, storing, and processing data on AWS has become faster, simpler, and increasingly …