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Are DevOps and Software Quality Incompatible?

The DevOps concept's focus on speed to market and continuous release can leave gaps in software quality. Understand which ones you can live with, and …

Top Reasons That Make Automation Testing Business-Critical

Have you heard about Bixby, which is apparently South Koren firm’s competition to other voice assistant such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa? …

Project Management

'If only I'd been warned!' - writers choose books to give to their younger selves

Julian Barnes<p>I don’t regret any of the literary reading I missed out on in my youth. I rather enjoy the chronological hazard of not discovering <i>Huckleberry Finn</i> and <i>The Catcher in the Rye</i> and <i>Le Grand Meaulnes</i>until my 40s (and I still haven’t read <i>Le Petit Prince</i>). Literary regret functions rather the …

Literature

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

JavaScript

6 Simple Moves To Try If You Know That Sitting Down All Day Is Ruining Your Posture

Do you ever feel like your back is essentially morphing into a tortoise shell as a result of being slumped over a computer all day? Yeah, you take …

7 ways to write better code

I know bad code.<p>Trust me. My code is still not great, but it used to be <i>very</i> bad.<p>I don’t just mean it wasn’t technically perfect; I mean I wouldn’t even do the basic stuff. I built apps as a hobby and I flew solo. So, I had no reason to add comments. And to my mind, there was no reason <i>not</i> to create …

Learn employable graphic design and animation skills with this training

For budding designers, animators, and game developers, the space between “wanting the dream job” and “landing the dream job” can sometimes feel too …

Graphic Design

The state of enterprise UX design in 2017

We at UXPin surveyed 3,157 designers, developers, and product managers to gather insight into how business products have evolved — and where they’re headed next. What challenges do product teams face? How are teams structured? Are B2B companies really becoming more agile, or are they still chained …

Get Rid of Strong Kitchen Smells With These Easy Tricks

If you live in a small space, then even the smallest of smells can be a big problem. The way my apartment is set up, whenever we decide to cook bacon …

Coffeemakers

Baidu Adds Momentum To NVIDIA's Lead In AI

It is not much of an exaggeration to say that Artificial Intelligence (AI), in its present form, would not be possible without NVIDIA GPUs. NVIDIA has enjoyed near-universal support from some of the largest adopters of Machine Learning technology, as NVIDIA’s speedy GPUs accelerate the training and …

Machine Learning

This Easy Greek Cucumber Salad Is Calling Your Name

Summer is all about the simple side salads. When fresh produce is at its best, you only need a few pantry staples and spices to dress it up. Case in …

17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

PayPal invests in LendUp, a startup that offers loans to consumers rejected by banks

(<i>Reuters</i>) — PayPal has invested in LendUp, a San Francisco-based startup that offers loans online to consumers who have been traditionally overlooked by banks because they are considered too risky.<p>LendUp said it had secured a strategic investment from the payments company on Wednesday. It did not …

Artificial intelligence is transforming enterprise software in a profound way

AI and machine learning are bringing enterprise software developers and operations teams much, much closer to where the front-line customer action …

How To Build An In-House UX Team

The needs of real users are increasingly driving enterprise software design and development. Since 2013, IBM has hired close to 1500 designers and …

Trucker Path just lined up $30 million in debt to lend to the truckers on its platform

Trucker Path, a three-year-old, Mountain View-based platform that helps connect drivers, brokers, shippers, and carriers, has just lined up $30 million in debt funding so it can start loaning some of those truckers money right after they deliver their freight.<p>It’s seemingly a win-win. It means …

Forget chatbots — you should create a workbot instead

It’s no secret that chatbots are growing in popularity. From Facebook’s ecommerce bots for consumers to a plethora of customer service tools that now rely on chatbots to interface with customers, it’s clear that consumer chatbots have hit mainstream. Even Apple is expanding its commitment to chat …

11 Hummus Recipes That Will Make You Ditch Store-Bought for Good

Let’s be honest: Making homemade hummus sounds hard. Or rather, it’s hard to make hummus that’s equally as good as store-bought versions. But that …

Data Analytics Is No Longer A Nice Option -- It's The Core Of The Enterprise

Global businesses are facing increasing complexity and market volatility. In response, all business functions are turning to data-driven analytics and insights as a means to manage this increasing uncertainty, while better understanding their organizations’ customer bases and growing their …

Big Data

3 Steps To Embedding Artificial Intelligence In Enterprise Applications

In the context of contemporary applications, it’s hard to think of an application that doesn’t use a database. From mobile to web to the desktop, every modern application relies on some form of a database. Some apps use flat files while others rely on in-memory or NoSQL databases. Traditional …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 5 Podcasts For Entrepreneurs, From a Podcast Entrepreneur

Could a podcast be the source of your next great idea? You'll never know if you don't listen.<p>This being the case, I refuse to leave the house without my headphones; that's because for me, podcasts are the best way to get that information while I'm on the go. Sure, I might be partial (being the …

Irish money messaging startup cofounded by a Facebook veteran raises €25 million just 6 months after launch

Plynk announced the investment on Wednesday at MoneyConf in Madrid. The company says in a release that it is building an app which links to people's Facebook accounts and then lets them send money to friends through messages with no fees. It was founded in 2015 by former Facebook manager Charles …

New "Instantly Rechargeable" Battery Deals a Fatal Blow to Fossil Fuels

Go With The Flow<p>Purdue researchers have developed technology for an “instantly rechargeable” battery that is affordable, environmentally friendly, …

How This Famous Movie Quote Is Able to Change Your Bad Habits Almost Immediately | Inc.com

Remember how your mother used to tell you things growing up, like, "Don't swim after a meal or you'll get indigestion." Whatever mom said, whether it was from her wisdom or an old wive's tale, probably stuck with you to adulthood.<p>Then, somewhere around your early twenties, you challenged mom's …

Self-improvement

These 3 Emails--From the CEOs of Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon--Teach Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

How would you describe an effective leader?<p>There are many ways to answer that question, but most would agree that true leadership involves the ability to practice what one preaches, to set the example, and to inspire others.<p>Over the past few years, I've studied the leadership styles of numerous …

Leadership

Data Says You Should Start a Business in Healthcare. Here's Why | Inc.com

Healthcare is the next big thing in startups.<p>It's not just about insurance. Once the domain of big pharma and multinational conglomerates, healthcare is now a $3 trillion industry including innovative biotech startups, preventative care, and wellness apps. Sole proprietors and independents (like …

Health Care

I figured out the secret to gaining confidence after being rejected

Once in high school, I was talking about a recent rejection with one of my teachers. She had helped me try to achieve a goal, and despite her thinking I deserved it, I didn't make it. I was telling her that I'd seemed to be getting rejected from things more than most people I know did, but that I …

23 Struggles All Ambitious People With Depression Know Too Well

All of the dreams, none of the motivation.<p>By the way: Relatable posts are fine and good, but nothing beats getting the help you need. SO, here are some quick resources, just in case:<p>* You learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much <i>everyone</i> can benefit from talking to a professional.<p>* …

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

Databases

How artificial intelligence optimizes recruitment

While we worry about artificial intelligence driving us into unemployment, a lot of job positions remain vacant and a large percentage of applicants never hear back from employers.<p>This is largely due to the inefficiency of the manual recruitment tools and processes, which make it extremely hard for …