Nick Michel

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Why a Good Website Won’t Cut It Anymore… and What You Can Do About It

:: By John Surdakowski, Avex Designs ::<b>Do you need to make some improvements to your business website, or is it good enough as it is?</b>The answer to …

Marketing

3 Ways to Permanently and Securely Delete ‘Files and Directories’ in Linux

In most cases the means we use to delete a file from our computers such as using Delete key, Trash files or rm command, which do not permanently and …

Technology Allows Amazon to Protect Its Drones From Your Guns

That's certainly one way to take down a drone. Screenshot via YouTube<p>What’s more important than the privacy of Amazon’s customers in the beginnings …

Drones

Smart electricity meters can be dangerously insecure, warns expert

Hackers can cause fraud, explosions and house fires, and utility companies should do more to protect consumers, conference told<p>Smart electricity meters, of which there are more than 100m installed around the world, are frequently “dangerously insecure”, a security expert has said.<p>The lack of …

Electricity

Deep Learning: Deep Learning in 11 Lines of MATLAB Code

Quick Start<p>2:38<p>Deep Learning in 11 Lines of MATLAB Code See how to use MATLAB, a simple webcam, and a deep neural network to identify objects in your …

Chinese Police Shut down Illegal Bitcoin Mining Farm

Advertisement<p>According to Chinese publisher Xin’an Evening, Chinese police took down an illegal bitcoin mining farm in Bengbu, Anhui Province. The …

Bitcoin

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Coding Dojo expands developer bootcamp with new Berkeley and Orange County campuses

Coding Dojo is expanding.<p>The Bellevue, Wash.-based 14-week developer bootcamp is opening two new campuses in California: one in Berkeley and another …

Slanted CSS for a more intriguing looking page

A popular web design trend I've noticed over the past year or so has been full-width <i>slanted</i> backgrounds. Here are some ways to achieve the …

Introducing: BabySqueel. Elegant queries for Rails.

• 18/09/2016<br>• 1.333<p>Historically, Squeel has had trouble keeping up with the latest versions of Active Record. Currently, it is incompatible with Rails 5 …

Programming

I spent 3 months applying to jobs after a coding bootcamp. Here’s what I learned.

A less-talked about part of the bootcamper’s journey is what happens after you graduate — when you’re searching for that six-figure developer …

Here's How Much a StingRay Cell Phone Surveillance Tool Costs

It's a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech.<p>Rochester Police Department in New York responded to our Cell Site Simulator Census with a rare look into the pricing and packaging of the cellphone surveillance tech: a completely unredacted quote list of Harris …

Web Design: 8 Amazing Website Features Every Business Must Have

What makes a great business website?<p>As online competition increases, you have to constantly improve your website.<p>A tiny percentage of websites get …

Web Design

Top 5 Certifications that Will Get You Your Dream Job in IT Industry

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

A gem for every occasion: 11 great Rails libraries we use on every project

Standard Rails error page offers valuable information, but it's static, so you can't check what actually went wrong - besides the stack trace. Better …

Software Engineering

50 Ways to Make an Extra $100 Today

If I offered you an extra $100 today, would you take it? I know I would. Extra cash always comes in handy.<p>American budgets across the country could …

Personal Finance

“Reality” Edited in Real Time: New Tech Shows Why You Can’t Trust Anything You See on the News

So-called "reality" can be edited in real-time. What else can we say? It's the Matrix.

Emerging Technology

How to See Everything Your Browser Knows About You

The second you log onto the internet, you start leaving a trace that’s more telling than you think. Browsers can not only identify where you are in …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

Linux hardening: a 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

Most people assume Linux is secure, and that’s a false assumption. Imagine your laptop is stolen without first being hardened. A thief would probably …

Humble Book Bundle: Unix presented by O'Reilly

Tesla Model S hack uses Android app exploit to track, unlock and steal car without the key

Norwegian app security firm Promon demonstrates how a Tesla can be driven away using malicious Android app.<p>A team of computer hackers have …

15 YouTube Channels Every Web Designer And Developer Should Subscribe To

As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, hibernation mode is upon us. This is the perfect time to get cozy, and queue a few YouTube …

Let's Encrypt Everything

I'll admit I was late to the HTTPS party.But post Snowden, and particularly after the result of the last election here in the US, it's clear that</b> …

Russia's Putin: will keep Western food ban as long as possible

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will make sure that its ban on some food imports from the West lasts as long as possible, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.<p>An employee operates a bulldozer while destroying illegally imported food falling under restrictions in Belgorod region, Russia, August 6, …

Russia

Handling people's personal data is sensitive business

<b>Sponsored by:</b> Raygun — Discover, diagnose and understand issues in your codebase — Installs in minutes — Try free for 30 days!Last week I wrote about …

Personal Data

Spotify Playlists To Fuel Your Coding And Design Sessions

Get Into The Flow<p>Positive psychology describes <i>flow</i> as the mental state when you get fully immersed in what you’re doing, feeling energized, focused, …

It's Scientifically Possible to Boil Water Until It Freezes Solid

Wait, what?<p>If you feel like having one of your fundamental beliefs thrown out the window, try this on for size - under the right conditions, you can …

Beware standards: a JSON story

Actually it’s more like a couple of little cautionary tales in one.If you’re a developer, I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept of JSON, a very …

JavaScript