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Avoid Burnout and Get Back to the Basics

Ever feel overwhelmed by how much there is to learn? Is the pressure to learn Redux, CSS Grid, TypeScript, Go, Rust, Elixir, Kotlin or Elm getting …

Unit Testing

Ripple (XRP) – Powered Western Union App Goes Live With Zero Transaction Fee

<b>Ripple (XRP) –</b> Netherlands is the first country to receive the advertisement of Ripple-powered remittance application said to be very fast, with zero …

Digital Currency

REST vs GraphQL APIs, the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

note, this doc is written by my co-worker Derric, but we blog at the same place.<p>Since being introduced by Facebook, GraphQL has taken the API world …

Ecobee Switch+ review

You might ask yourself how you ever lived without the Ecobee Switch+.<p>You might ask yourself how you ever lived without the Ecobee Switch+.<p>You might …

Smart Homes

Why Blockchain is Cloud 2.0: Expert Take

<i>In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional</i> …

Blockchain

Wacom’s new Intuos pen tablets are a light, cheap entry into photo editing

Wacom is making it easier to get hooked on photo editing and graphic design via a touch interface. On Tuesday, March 6, Wacom launched updated …

Gear & Gadgets

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Webpack 4.0 Release: What's New?

<b>TL;DR:</b> On Sunday, February 25, 2018, <b>Webpack 4.0</b>, was released to the public. <b>Legato</b> <i>(Weboack 4.0's codename)</i> is a major release to the JavaScript …

JavaScript

Popular new transcription app Otter raises privacy red flags

The hit new transcription app's privacy policy leaves a lot to be desired.<p>Looking at everything with a hearty dose of cynicism is an occupational …

This Is the First Country to Adopt a Cryptocurrency As Its Official Currency

The cryptocurrency will have equal status with the U.S. dollar.<p>(MAJURO, Marshall Islands) The tiny Marshall Islands is creating its own digital …

Cryptocurrency

Amazon Strikes a New Blockchain Partnership

The company's new alliance lets it use and host blockchain technology without having to also develop it.<p>Unless you had been living under a rock for …

Blockchain company Centrifuge wants every business to get paid on time

The co-founders behind Centrifuge have previously created an essential company with Taulia. Now, they want to do it again, but on the blockchain.<p>Taulia is a supply-chain financing company. It has raised over $150 million and moves billions of dollars per day. 97 out of the Fortune 100 companies use …

Blockchain

Virtual Currency Offerings May Hit a New Peak with Telegram Coin Sale

SAN FRANCISCO — It took Facebook seven years to raise $1 billion from investors. Uber did it in five.<p>The messaging company Telegram has been around since 2013, but never tried to raise significant money until late last year. Now, thanks to an initial coin offering, or I.C.O., Telegram is on track …

Cryptocurrency

Your Leadership Team Isn't Complete Without This Critical Role

Building your best team begins with investing in the right leader.<p>It's been exactly eight years since we launched this software company. Now that we're clocking in at just under 150 full-time employees, it has become plainly obvious that our senior leadership team is missing a critical seat on the …

Human Resources

Hunter2 wants to teach engineers to handle web app security with a hands-on approach

When Equifax was broken into late last year — one of the biggest security breaches in recent history — Fletcher Heisler wanted to make sure engineers got to know exactly what happened right away, and how to fix it.<p>That’s part of the goal of Hunter2, a new online learning platform for engineers …

Web Applications

10 Principles for Leading Through Change: A Navy SEAL's Approach

Dealing with change can suck on any battlefield. Here are 10 principles for success.<p>It wasn't long after I left the SEAL Teams, attended graduate school and started my first company that I realized <i>change</i> is a consistent reality in today's more volatile and disruptive business landscape. It affects …

Leadership

Google starts a push for cross-platform app development with Flutter SDK | Ars Technica

As Flutter hits beta 1, Google revs up promotion efforts for a new way to make apps.<p>As part of its Mobile World Congress release slate, Google's …

Apps

Good Mentors Help You Work Through Strong Emotions

When I was 25, during my annual review my (male) boss confirmed lots of positive things, such as how I exceeded my $26 million goal in sales. But he ended the meeting with his one big negative: “You need to smile more.” I was stunned. He explained that all the senior executives perceived my lack of …

Leadership

Automated Machine Learning for Custom Language Understanding

<i>This blog post was co-authored by Riham Mansour, Principal Program Manager, Fuse Labs.</i><p>Conversational systems are rapidly becoming a key component of …

Azure Notebooks Invites Users to Try Data Science, Free of Charge

Microsoft Azure Notebooks is part of a growing movement to make learning complex programming concepts easier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

The best architecture with Docker and Kubernetes — myth or reality?

How has the world of software development changed in the era of Docker and Kubernetes? Is it possible to build an architecture once and for all using …

DevOps

What is Cython? Python at the speed of C

Python has a reputation for being one of the most convenient, richly outfitted, and downright useful programming languages. Execution speed? Not so …

Python Programming

Mozilla's Raspberry Pi gateway helps connect up your smart home

Mozilla has released its Things Gateway, with a host of new features for controlling smart home devices.<p><i>Video: How IoT is hitting its stride</i><p>special …

Optimize Rails Performance with Caching and Rack Middleware [Tutorial]

Optimize Rails Performance with Redis Caching and Rack Middleware<p>Feb 5, 2018 <br>6 minute read<p>According to (a bit exaggerated) Pareto principle, 5% of …

These Seven To-Do List Mistakes Could Be Derailing Your Productivity

Why you shouldn’t write your list in the morning, and the items you should leave off completely.<p>When it comes to getting things done, sometimes the simple productivity methods are the best. Case in point: the to-do list. This handy tool keeps you on track by putting tasks top of mind . . . unless …

Time Management

Fast JSON API serialization with Ruby on Rails

by Shishir Kakaraddi, Srinivas Raghunathan, Adam Gross and Ryan Johnston<p>We are pleased to announce the open source release of the Fast JSON API gem …

Raspberry Pi's latest competitor RockPro64 brings more power plus AI processor

The RockPro64 developer board is a Rockchip RK3399-powered alternative to the Raspberry Pi.<p><i>Video: A guide to Raspberry Pi in 60 seconds</i><p>Pine64 has …

Incase announces IconConnected Power Sleeve for MacBook Pro w/ built-in 14,000mAh battery

Incase is known for its high-quality bags and sleeves, and the company today has uncased its latest offering: the IconConnected Power Sleeve. This sleeve takes the traditional Incase Icon sleeve and combines it with a 14,000maAh battery capable of charging your MacBook Pro or any other device…<p>The …

Create A Cross-Platform Desktop Ripple XRP Wallet With Vue.js And Electron

• January 2, 2018<br>• Nic Raboy<br>• Electron, JavaScript, Vue.js<p>As you are probably aware, I’ve been interested in cryptocurrency and the blockchain lately. I …

JavaScript

Streamline Software Integration: An Apache Camel Tutorial

Designing systems integration architecture can be a difficult task. And it gets worse if you're designing for software at scale. An enterprise …

Microservices