Ron Payne

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Research Shows These Four Things Will Make You a Peak Performer

It’s all about the way you practice the skills key to the task at hand. Research has shown that “Deep Practice” (or Deliberate Practice) is how …

Use your keyboard to recreate tracks from J Dilla and Kanye West

If you've ever wanted to try your hand at creating some stellar beats, here's your chance. Thanks to music enthusiast Matt Daniels, all you need the keyboard that's likely already in front of you to rebuild tracks from J Dilla, Kanye West and 9th Wonder. Daniels built Sample Stitch: a website that …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hone your drum machine skills with an HTML5 808

For the aspiring DJs and living room producers, there's now a way to craft your drum machine chops with nothing more than your favorite web browser. An HTML5-driven site lets you choose between iconic instruments like Roland's TR-808 and TR-909, alongside Elektron's Machinedrum, the LinnDrum and a …

Living Rooms

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Distributed parallel programming in Python : MPI4PY

MPI stands for Message passing interface. An implementation of MPI such as MPICH" or OpenMPI is used to create a platform to write parallel programs …

33 Marvel Comics Will Be Cancelled for Secret Wars

So long, 616.<p>Marvel Comics will be ending 33 of their comic books due to the arrival of Secret Wars this May, according to an interview comicbook.com …

Google Uses New Ways In Chrome To Speed Up Javascript

Always obsessed with speed, Google shared today that it has improved the way Chrome loads Javascript files in the latest version of Chrome, now loading at the same time as beginning to parse them.<p>Script streaming in Chrome 41 allows the browser to process asynchronous and deferred scripts as soon …

COMMUNITY Is Back, But Is That A Good Thing?

So You Want to Learn to Program

It's never too late to learn a foreign language. That includes programming languages. If you've never coded before, and you want to get started? …

10 Days of Basic Programming, Day 1: Introduction

Do you wanna become a homebrew developer? Perhaps a PSP hacker? Are you just interested in programming in general?<br>You’re in luck, I will be guiding …

Bruce Lawson's personal site

There’s plenty that can be done in the convenience of unlimited time and resources. If you’d like to help, please submit a PR.<p>A big demo of a Google …

JavaScript Made Easy: Free JavaScripts Tutorials Example Code

New Scripts:<p>Links and Buttons<b><br>Collect Links</b>Collect all links in a separate window.<p>Navigation<b><br>Navigation Menu (Dissolve).</b>Click on it and menu will …