John Wooten

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9 simple and classic cocktails every adult should know how to make

Having a few good cocktail recipes in your back pocket is arguably the best accessory you can carry.<p>But overstocking your home bar and trying to learn a bunch of drinks all at once isn't a good idea. Start with one recipe, make it a few times, and then move on to another drink that uses similar …

Cocktails

My View on Programming Languages

I’ve been writing about programming languages for nearly three years now. Many of my articles have been quite popular. What do the readership numbers …

Programming Languages

Scholars produce new method of harvesting correct answers from groups

The wisdom of crowds is not always perfect. But two scholars at MIT’s Sloan Neuroeconomics Lab, along with a colleague at Princeton University, have …

This Awesome Periodic Table Shows The Origins of Every Atom in Your Body

We are made of starstuff.<p>Here’s something to think about: the average adult human is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7 octillion) …

How to Invest During Your Retirement Years | Investopedia

There are many ways to invest, especially when it comes to retirement investing, which leads to many ways to do things sub-optimally. Unfortunately, …

React’s Five Fingers of Death. Master these five concepts, then master React.

A few years ago, my friend Sean started telling me how this brand new front-end library called React was going to take over the web. At first I …

JavaScript

Super-meaty Bolognese sauce will get high-fives around the table

Bolognese. Say it with me: bo-lo-nyaze-á.<p>If I had to choose a last meal on this earth, it would be this ragu. It's Italian meat sauce served over al …

How to Make Smalltalk Great Again?

The answer is very simple: <b>Use it.</b> Use Smalltalk.<p>Use it to teach people how to program, to teach object-oriented programming (or OOP) the right …

"A good programmer can be as 10X times more productive than a mediocre one"

I had read an interview with a great programmer (it is not in English) and in it he said that "a great programmer can be as 10 times as good as a …

How to Create a Booking Form with jQuery UI

Scheduling is an important part of the online ecosystem. Not only does it play a huge role in almost every web and mobile application we use, …

jQuery

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Artificial Intelligence

Ontology & Linked Data

Ontology - Linked Data<p><b>What is Linked Data?</b><br>The Web enables us to link related documents. Similarly it enables us to link related data. The term Linked …

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My chat bot found my wallet

How my chat bot became my personal assistant<p>Let me tell you a short story. Earlier this year, I turned my website into a chat bot. It was a …

Estimating And Planning in Agile Project Management

Image source: zilicus.com<p>There is no denying the fact that planning and estimation play a big role in the success of any project. While Agile …

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, physicists shoot protons around a 17-mile track and smash them together at nearly the speed of light. It’s …

Creating Web Application with Ruby Lotus

<b>WARNING</b> This is not your article if you are looking for information about the collaboration software made by IBM. Instead, this article is about …

Software Development

Electronic Health Records: Panacea vs. Unintended Consequences

Electronic health records (EHRs) have become adopted for widespread use by a growing majority of U. S. physicians. It has been assumed that the wider adoption of EHRs would improve efficiency and patient safety, reduce diagnostic testing and medical errors, improve continuity and quality of care, …

Mamie Taylor is the Original Moscow Mule

This Scotch, lime, and ginger ale drink was later updated with vodka and became a sensation.<p>The Moscow Mule, a simple, refreshing combination of …

Two diet drinks a day could double the risk of diabetes, study finds

Two fizzy drinks a day could double the risk of diabetes - even if they are diet versions - a Swedish study has found.<p>Research by the Karolinska Institute on 2,800 adults found that those who consumed at least two 200ml servings of soft drinks daily were 2.4 times as likely to suffer from a form of …

Certain carbohydrates do not make you gain weight, research says

Known as resistant starches, they naturally occur in certain carbohydrate-rich foods such as beans and legumes, whole grains and even rice and …

How it actually feels to write JavaScript in 2016

Hey, I need to create a page that displays the latest activity from the users, so I just need to get the data from the REST endpoint and display it …

JavaScript

A Superfast DNA Sequencer Based on Motion Detection

For more than 20 years, the practice of using a low-intensity electric current to pull long strands of DNA through nanometer-scale pores in a …

Why Uber Engineering Switched from Postgres to MySQL

Uber Engineering explains the technical reasoning behind its switch in database technologies, from Postgres to MySQL.The post Why Uber Engineering …

Databases

Low-Carb Foods That Will Provide Your Daily Fiber Intake

Finding foods that are low in carbohydrate yet high in fiber may seem like a challenge. However, almost all non-starchy vegetables and low-sugar …

A Guide to Buying the Best Cocktail Spirits

If you're buying booze to sip neat or with ice, you're probably looking for the best you can afford—you're willing to spend a bit more money on it. What you're paying for, in that circumstance, is <i>nuance</i>, says Shannon Healy, the owner of the Durham, North Carolina bar Alley Twenty Six. But, says …

Shape

Secure Password Storage in Go, Python, Ruby, Java, Haskell, and NodeJS

Posted by Kelby Ludwig<p>In order to authenticate users, web applications often store user passwords. This can be tricky, because password storage …

Sensible Bash

An attempt at saner Bash defaults. Inspired by Tim Pope's sensible.vim.<p>The config<p>Sensible Bash is intended to be a simple starting point for a better …

A Dead-Simple Tutorial on how to use React.js for those who know HTML, CSS, and some Javascript

By: Jinesh Shah, Co-Founder at Arthur<p>Preface<p>If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume you are comfortable with HTML, CSS, and maybe some javascript …

JavaScript