Mitchell Moreau

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OpenPhone lets you get a business phone number with an app

Meet OpenPhone, a startup in the current Y Combinator batch. The company has been working on an app to make it easier to get and use a business phone number. You don’t need a second phone, you don’t need to get an expensive solution designed for big teams.<p>“Both my cofounder and I grew up in …

Apps

Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5B in stock

After a week of rumors, Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired GitHub, the popular Git-based code sharing and collaboration service. The price of the acquisition was $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. GitHub raised $350 million and we know that the company was valued at about $2 billion in …

GitHub

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

Microsoft Publishes Massive 948-Page PDF With Every Windows Terminal Command You Could Ever Need

Image: byrev / Pixabay<p>If you wanted an exhaustive reference for all the command line tools and utilities available in Windows, "/h" was as good as it …

Never Stop Learning: Stay Relevant, Reinvent Yourself, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>June 05, 2018</b><p>Keep learning, or risk becoming irrelevant. It's a truism in today's economy: the only constant is change. Technological automation is making jobs less routine and more cognitively challenging. Globalization means you're competing with workers around the …

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.An important part of differentiating your products is …

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

A German designer who refused to work for Hitler became a pioneer of American infographics

There was a time when everyone knew Will Burtin’s name. The German graphic designer’s talents was so renowned that publishers, museums, and scientists clamored for his services. And so did fascist rulers.<p>As a young designer working in Cologne, Burtin impressed the Nazi propaganda minster Joseph …

Infographics

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Entrepreneurship

​Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab

Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here's how to get your start.<p><i>Video: GitHub: EU copyright crackdown could</i> …

10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

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 …

UX Design

With new in-memory analytics engine, Tableau looks to supercharge data visualization

Tableau Software Inc. said today it has managed to jack up the speed at which enterprises can visualize important data for decision-makers. This …

Tableau adds in-memory data engine Hyper to Tableau 10.5, launches Tableau Server for Linux

Tableau is adding in-memory technology to its upcoming 10.5 release to speed up query times 5x and ingest large data sets faster.<p><i>Video: CEO Adam</i> …

Linux

How to Create Great Content: A Step-by-Step Guide to Content Marketing That Delivers Real Results

A comprehensive guide to developing the right content marketing strategy and creating content that delivers real results for your business.<p>Content marketing is a great way to get people talking about your products, your services, and your company. Content marketing is also a great way to engage …

Marketing

20 Free Open Source Applications I Found in Year 2017

It is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during the year 2017. Some of these programs may not be new in that …

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

You've been using Excel wrong all along (and that's OK)

Microsoft doesn't mind if you stop using Excel for the wrong things, as it's been building replacements to compete with the tools trying to replace …

Dialpad Free launched: No-cost advanced small business phone system

Small businesses drive innovation and offer opportunities for millions of people. Dialpad is trying to help these small businesses break free of the …

Small Business

Using Video as Your Content Creation Workhorse

Every successful content marketing strategy needs video.<p><i>Content Sponsored by Comcast Business</i><p>Keeping up with the constant demand for content can be tricky for any small business marketing team (if there are even more people than just you on it). Between all the different channels you can publish …

Marketing

This Auto Bracketing Technique Delivers Perfectly Exposed Photos Every Time (VIDEO)

One way to make sure you nail a perfectly exposed image under difficult lighting conditions is to bracket shots by making what you think is a …

Learn and build projects with pure JavaScript (No frameworks or libraries)

This is a front to back JavaScript course for <b>absolutely everybody.</b> We start with the basic fundamentals and work our way to advanced programming …

6 Surefire Marketing Trends That Will Explode in 2018

With 2017 coming to a close, these 6 marketing trends are poised to grow to even greater heights in 2018.<p>We've swapped our pumpkins, turkeys and cornucopias for Christmas trees, tinsel and blinking lights. Cold air is moving in as 2017 moves out and it's time to make plans for the New Year.<p>As you …

Marketing

Using Excel with pandas

Excel is one of the most popular and widely-used data tools; it's hard to find an organization that doesn't work with it in some way. From analysts, …

How — and why — you should use Python Generators

Image Credit: Beat Health Recruitment<b>Generators</b> have been an important part of Python ever since they were introduced with PEP 255.Generator …

What to monitor on social media in 2018

It is almost 2018.<p>That means this is the season of predictions for the next year. What should we expect from social media in 2018?<p>Where are we headed …

The Real Way to Build a Massive and Engaged Social Following

Anyone can get 5,000 Instagram followers. Here's how to get 150,000.<p>Do you get the feeling that the world of social media is experiencing a big shift? For example, Instagram content has become so repetitive that a styled photo isn't enough to stand-out anymore.<p>It feels like power is flowing back to …

Social Media

Top 15 resources for learning JavaScript

HTML, cascading stylesheets (CSS), and JavaScript have experienced massive growth and evolution over the past two decades, which should come as no …