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Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

Spices

Distributed architecture concepts I learned while building a large payments system

I joined Uber two years ago as a mobile software engineer with some backend experience. I ended up building the payments functionality in the app - …

Software Development

How to make an Android app with Xamarin

In a previous post, we learned how to set up Xamarin and Visual Studio for Android development and covered one or two basics of how it works. We also looked at some basic code to allow us to count “clicks” on the screen. Check it out if you’re looking for a brief introduction to the IDE and what it …

Google's Flutter framework for building iOS and Android apps hits beta 1

After being announced last year, Google took to the stage at MWC 2018 to announce a beta release of Flutter, its free and open-source framework for building iOS and Android apps with a unified codebase.<p>The SDK lets devs code their apps in the Dart programming language, and packages them along with …

How I Increased My LinkedIn Views By 10x Almost Immediately | Inc.com

For almost as long as I've been writing on the internet, I've been sharing my posts on LinkedIn. To be honest, I did so because it was easy. I just clicked on the little button above and that was that. I never expected many people to see what I wrote, because each update was only seen by a small …

Multi-Level Marketing

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

To efficiently analyze a firehose of data, scientists first have to break big numbers into bits.<p>It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while …

Mathematics

The 9 Best Free Online Big Data And Data Science Courses

Demand for skilled data scientists continues to be sky-high, with IBM recently predicting that there will be a 28% increase in the number of employed data scientists in the next two years.<p>Businesses in all industries are beginning to capitalize on the vast increase in data and the new big data …

Trump to speak in 'tough terms' about North Korea in first U.N. speech | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will speak forcefully about the threat posed by North Korea during his first address to the United Nations on Tuesday while knocking those he sees as enabling Pyongyang.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a session on reforming the United Nations …

North Korea

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Work-life Balance

Why Go is my favorite programming language

I strive to respect everybody’s personal preferences, so I usually steer clear of debates about which is the best programming language, text editor …

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Codecademy adds new intensive options to help beginners learn code quicker

Codecademy is one of the most popular sites to learn software development online, having recently passed the 45 million user milestone. Now, in an attempt to formalize its offering and make a profit, the company has launched three new professional paid products, which offer a much more detailed and …

Learning

It has been a challenge for Tom: Bevo

How to Write an Email Subject and Opener That Will Actually Make People Pay Attention | Inc.com

How many of these emails have you deleted this week? Maybe this one...<p>Hi John, I hope all is well. Wanted to reach out to you about the useless crap we are selling and that I really don't care about but want to get my quota bonus so I can save up for the new iPhone 17.<p><i>So</i> weak. On every …

Creative Writing

Amazon and Walmart are in an all-out price war that is terrifying America’s biggest brands

Grocery suppliers are feeling the squeeze — big-time.<p>Last month, Walmart gathered some of America’s biggest household brands near its Arkansas headquarters for a tough talk. For years, Walmart had dominated the retail landscape on the back of its “Everyday Low Price” guarantee. But now, Walmart was …

Cyanogen pulls the plug on its services and OS next week (updated)

As most of us are paying attention to our long holiday weekend, Cyanogen Inc. has announced that "all services and Cyanogen-supported nightly builds" will be discontinued by December 31st. While its statement says that the open source CyanogenMod OS and source code will remain available, owners of …

This Tiny Gaming Console Can Play Retro Games From 28 Different Systems

Aside from the pointlessly short controller cables, the only other complaint we have with Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition is that it only comes with …

Mini Solar Power Bank Speaker

Introduction: Mini Solar Power Bank Speaker<p>Hello!<p>Today, I am going to teach you how to build your very own portable AMPLFY mini Bluetooth speaker, …

A Big Data team for fleets: Why you need one

You certainly hear about it frequently, to say the least: the use of data to make the business of trucking smarter. Has "Big Data" gotten so big that …

9 Tips to Establish Innovation Teams

Learn Android App Development And Java Basics From These Free Tutorial Websites In 2018

Ready to become an <b>Android developer</b>? But don’t know where to start and where to find good tutorials to <b>learn Android app development</b>?<p>Don’t worry this …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Amazon still can't crack the grocery industry

The following year, in 2006, it delivered its first storage unit, signaling the dawn of the business now known as AWS or Amazon Web Services, which has turned into a behemoth that delivered nearly $2 billion in operating income last year.<p>In 2007, it launched the AmazonFresh grocery delivery program …

7 Powerful Hacks to Boost Conversions on Your Mobile Ecommerce Website

This post originally appeared on the Do It Better Blog<p>Did you know that mobile commerce now accounts for 30% of all US ecommerce sales? That should make it easy to understand why your mobile site isn't just a smaller version of your website. It also makes it clear why you need to take mobile …

​Australian govt gives startups access to tech with digital marketplace

The federal government has launched the digital marketplace to give startups access to government's AU$5 billion annual spend on IT projects.<p>The …

Salespeople, Please Stop Sending Terrible Prospecting Emails Like This One

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick of bad emails from salespeople. I am sick and tired of receiving unsolicited, uncustomized, long-winded, …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

World's Best Boutique Hotels 2015

Le Sirenuse is another winner that used to be a family home—and that family still runs the place. The former villa overlooking the Amalfi Coast has …

Hospitality