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Parabola raises $2.2 million to simplify programming for employees stuck in Excel all day

While knowledge workers are handling increasingly difficult tasks — ones that may be much easier to handle with just a Python script — Alex Yaseen thinks that in the future not everyone will actually need to learn how to code.<p>Instead, he hopes that tools like the one he’s building, called Parabola, …

Web Development Open Source Tools of the Month (v.May 2018)

For the past month<b>,</b> we ranked nearly 200 Web Development Open Source Projects to pick the Top 10.<p>We compared projects with new or major release …

Just when you thought it was safe to go ahead with microservices... along comes serverless

The Dark Souls* of code-wranglingWe all know, and have probably even coded, monolithic applications – software made of big old chunks of code. …

Microservices

Go Microservices, Part 10: Centralized Logging

In this part of the Go microservices blog series, we’ll introduce a logging strategy for our Go microservices based on Logrus, the Docker Gelf …

Man claims he's found missing flight MH370 on Google Earth after poring over images for four years

Doomed Flight MH370 has been 'found' on Google Earth, according to an Australian amateur expert in air crash investigations.<p>The flight, carrying 239 …

SOLID Design Principles Explained - The Single Responsibility Principle

SOLID is one of the most popular sets of design principles in object-oriented software development. It's a mnemonic acronym for the following five …

At IBM, I Got A Glimpse Of What Our Quantum Future Will Look Like

Those that win in this new age will not be the ones who can do old things faster, but those who can imagine new possibilities<p>Quantum computing is the hot new thing. With Moore's Law ending, there is a mad rush to find a new avenue for advancement. To optimists, quantum computing will fit the bill …

A Magnetic 'Wormhole' That Connects Two Regions of Space Was Created in The Lab

Two years ago ... this was weird.<p>Back in 2015, researchers in Spain created a tiny magnetic wormhole for the first time ever. They used it to connect …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

5 free programs you may not have heard of until now

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free: love, friends, and great software that works almost as well as a paid product. If you’re like me, you have probably shopped around for certain apps or programs, and then you balked at the price tag. “Is this really worth $200?” you ask …

Physicists Found a Trick to Solve an ‘Impossible’ Puzzle of Gravity

The experiment would confirm that gravity is a quantum force.<p>In 1935, when both quantum mechanics and Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity were young, a little-known Soviet physicist named Matvei Bronstein, just 28 himself, made the first detailed study of the problem of reconciling the …

Quantum Mechanics

Is Veronica a true story? Netflix's new horror film Veronica dubbed 'scariest ever' is based on a real-life event - trailer and Estefania Gutierrez Lazaro's story

Netflix has just dropped a ton of new content, but it was a release last week that had everyone talking.<p>Veronica, the Spanish horror movie, hit the …

Why I’m switching from Angular to React and Redux in 2018

Hint: It’s not because of the hype<p>I have this love and hate relationship with Angular for quite some time now. It was funny because I was learning …

JavaScript

HOW SCIENTISTS FOUND “PARANORMAL PERCEPTION” CHANNELS WITHIN HUMAN BEINGS

In 1976, a presentation was given at the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on a paper published by the Institute on behalf of …

Galaxies Rotate in Sync, Raising Dark Matter Questions

The universe is filled with galaxies, and often a large galaxy like our own will have several smaller ones orbiting it. Astronomers looked at one …

Add 3D vision to any device or machine with Intel's new turnkey RealSense depth cameras

Intel is making it incredibly easy to add depth-sensing capabilities to virtually any device or machine with its new depth cameras. The D415 and …

Bootstrap 4 is released

The Bootstrap team has announced that after years of development Bootstrap 4 is finally here. Bootstrap is an open source toolkit for developing …

Former Astronaut Confessed Before Dying: Aliens Prevented Nuclear War On Earth

Edgar Mitchell, former NASA astronaut, and the sixth human being to set foot on the moon during the Apollo 14 mission in 1971.<p>After retiring, he …

7 game-changing web design tools for 2018

With plenty of new web design tools coming onto the market each day, it's difficult to know what's worth your time. As a result, it's tempting for …

Photoshop

Zeroqode will usher us into a codeless future

Codeless development platforms are at once a blessing and a curse. If they’re complete enough to be powerful they are too difficult for beginners and if they’re simple enough for beginners they’re useless for serious work. Zeroqode, a one-stop-shop for codeless creation, aims to make the difficult …

Disrupt NY

Suspended – Medium

Where To Find Some Of The Best Science Videos Of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at some of the great short science videos of 2017. Through wonderful graphics, animation, filming, scriptwriting, and editing, these videos helped to share some remarkable stories about science with a wide audience. Want to take a look? The …

Time-lapse Photography

Suspended – Medium

Tom DeLonge's UFO Research Project Seems Increasingly Legit

A 'New York Times' report confirmed that Luis Elizondo ran the secretive Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program at the Pentagon before moving to the ex-Blink-182 member's To The Stars Academy.<p>We've observed former Blink-182 guitarist and longtime space enthusiast Tom DeLonge's …

UFOs

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

Dark Energy Theories Demolished: Neutron Star Collision Wipes Out Scientists' Understanding of Mysterious Force

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent …

Huge, mysterious object flying past Earth might be an alien spacecraft, scientists say

A huge object that flew past Earth might be an alien spacecraft, scientists have said.<p>Scientists had originally thought that the cigar-shaped object …

How to make your HTML responsive by adding a single line of CSS

In this article I’ll teach you how to use CSS Grid to create a super cool image grid which varies the amount of columns with the width of the …

CSS

A recap of front-end development in 2017 – gitconnected - The Developer Learning Community

Front-end engineering once again evolved at a feverish pace in 2017. Here is a list of the most notable events of the past year.<p>React 16 and the MIT …