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How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning | Inc.com

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 after study shows that's not true. Many of the best scientifically validated tips and tricks for faster …

Study Skills

How I Take Notes

Last month I was on jury duty in Brooklyn for two weeks. I learned a lot. However, jury duty is not being offered for the truth of the matter …

Two Weeks in Japan: A Detailed Itinerary

During our two weeks in Japan we experienced as much as possible of what the country has to offer. From the neon lights of Tokyo to the wooden …

Japan

Mozilla's speedy new Firefox Quantum browser drops tomorrow

I don’t recall being this excited about a Firefox browser in a long time. The first official release of Firefox Quantum drops tomorrow, and even if you’re firmly cemented into the Google Chrome camp, it’s absolutely worth a look.<p>We covered the beta launch of Quantum a couple of months back. The …

Why On Earth Is Google Building A New Operating System From Scratch?

Its latest operating system experiment throws out decades of software history in pursuit of smaller-scale devices.<p>Last week, a group of Googlers did something strange: They quietly revealed a new operating system that theoretically competes with Google’s own Android OS.<p>Dubbed Fuchsia, the …

Linux

How the AppleInsider podcast is recorded and edited

Feature<p>As the AppleInsider podcast approaches 160 episodes, one of the most common questions we still receive is how the show itself is produced. Our …

Music Production

The Principles of Typography: Back to Basics

Content is king, but typography is the crown and design is the throne. Typography and design both help content maximize its potential and withstand …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Blisk is the browser every developer has been longing for

While Mozilla has already taken a decent stab at building the ultimate dev-friendly tool with its Developer Edition of Firefox, Blisk is the browser every Web builder needs in their life.<p>Designed specifically for developers and currently available for Windows, Blisk is a free Chromium-based browser …

Big IT rising

An overview of Lean, Agile and DevOps<p>New Ways of Working<p>The lunch of big corporate IT is being stolen by smaller, nimbler companies. Big IT, with its …

Project Management

Stop messing up your SEO and do these things instead

The days of using underhand tactics like hidden text and keyword stuffed title tags to influence search rankings may be rapidly retreating into the mists of time, but as much as search engine optimisation (SEO) is coming to reflect time-honoured good marketing practices, there is still a …

The new CSS property that’s about to become overused on the mobile web

-webkit-backdrop-filter:blur( );<p>Love it or hate it, using selective gaussian blurs is an effective way to create depth in minimal, photo-centric UI …

Create your own VPN server

<b>The use of VPNs is actually quite common around the world for a number of different reasons.</b> Companies do it to enable their employees to dial into …

Linux

HTML5 Mastery: Constraint Validation

The fifth part of the "HTML5 Mastery" series goes into details of form submission in HTML5, in particular constraint validation. We'll have …

Behavior

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important …

JavaScript

Drones vs. Robots: The Battle For Our Delivery Future Is On

Amazon is banking on flying drones to be the delivery system of the future, but the founders of Skype have a more earthbound idea.<p>Since Amazon first talked about its plan to one day deliver packages by drone, the world has been captivated with that vision of the future. But a new company started by …

Robotics

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

Making Charts with CSS

There are many ways to make visual representations of data: bar charts, line graphs, scatter diagrams, sparklines... not to mention the many ways in …

Data Visualization

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

Practical programming for total beginners. Written by Al Sweigart.<p>Free to read under a Creative Commons license.<p>Learn to Code<p>If you've ever spent …

Kuntitled: Free Responsive HTML Bootstrap Theme

Bootstrap Themes (71 submissions)<p>Collections<p>Single Page Bootstrap 4 Business Theme<p>Ready Confetti is a Bootstrap 4 website template built specially …

I used this crazy alternative 'Ubuntu' phone for a month and ended up liking it more than Android

And almost certainly none of them would <i>own</i> an Ubuntu phone, because everyone uses iPhone or Android.<p>Ubuntu is an open-source operating system that only really has a name in IT and developer communities. "Open source" is a special category of software that is free for anyone to use and/or develop, …

Ubuntu