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10 Actually Cool Uses For A USB Drive

The humble USB drive - supplanted by the download and the cloud sync, but still useful in all kinds of ways. If you've got an old drive lying around, …

Raspberry Pi

The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘Children of Men’ to ‘Her’

With themes that range from love to fear to humanity itself, the best sci-fi movies of the 21st century all share distinctly original visions.<p>Sci-fi …

The Antikythera mechanism is a 2,000-year-old computer

115 years ago, divers found a hunk of bronze off a Greek island. It changed our understanding of human history.<p>One hundred fifteen years ago, an archeologist was sifting through objects found in the wreck of a 2,000-year-old vessel off the Greek island Antikythera. Among the wreck’s treasures — …

Archaeology

Programming is hard. That’s precisely why you should learn it.

It was far past midnight. My wife and kids had long gone to bed. But sleep was not an option for me. I had to figure it out. So I tweaked the code …

New York Times

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

Startups

Removing These 8 Things From Life Can Make You More Successful

Lots of people think that the best way to become successful is to pick up lots of new habits and skills. While this can help, sometimes the best …

How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else

How is it even possible that Elon Musk could build four multibillion companies by his mid-40s — in four separate fields (software, energy, transportation, and aerospace)?<p>To explain Musk’s success, others have pointed to his heroic work ethic (he regularly works 85-hour weeks), his ability to set …

Artificial Intelligence

Free hacking tools start teens on path to cybercrime

Police are warning that easy-to-use tools, available free on the internet, are one route into online crime for youngsters.<p>Cybercriminals are likely …

Cybersecurity

My giant JavaScript Basics course is now live on YouTube. And it’s 100% free.

My JavaScript Basics course is now live on freeCodeCamp’s YouTube channel.<p>The great thing about this course is that it also aligns with the Basic …

These Are 10 Cybersecurity Myths That Must Be Busted

Cybersecurity was huge in 2016. From ransomware to weaponized Internet of Things (IoT) devices to foreign hacking of elections – last year saw it all. But many of these threats aren’t new and will never really go away. Over the last 25 years, one of the most valuable things I’ve learned in …

Cybersecurity

Two-factor authentication: How and why to use it

Find out how two-factor authentication works, why you should use it and how to set it up<p>You might not realize it, but you regularly use two-factor authentication. When you swipe your debit card and are asked to enter your PIN code or write a check and are asked to show your driver's license? Each …

Information Systems

14 things I wish I knew before starting Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda can feel overwhelmingly complicated at times, even for long-time RPG fans. It's a very big, very detailed game, and getting to …

Mass Effect

Best Wearable Tech, Smartwatches, Activity Trackers And Fitness Gadgets

As technology becomes smaller, smarter and integrated into everything, wearing it has become a social standard. Whether it’s smartwatches, fitness trackers or even apparel, the tech you can wear to keep tabs on your fitness levels is more popular than ever. But with so many fitness gadgets on the …

Wearable Tech

Read the email a Google recruiter sent a job candidate to prepare him for the interview

After the initial screening step, he received an email from the recruiter, telling him what to expect in a phone interview with a senior PM at Google.<p>When he shared it with me, I couldn't believe it. In my work at Recruitring, a candidate prescreening-call platform, I've never seen an email that …

Employment

Man dies after charging his iPhone while using it in the bath

A British man was fatally electrocuted as a result of charging an iPhone while he was using it in the bath, a coroner has recorded. The coroner warned of the dangers of using electrical devices in bathrooms, and said that he would be writing to Apple about the case …<p>The tragedy appears to have …

How To Write Your Very First Powerful Artificial Intelligence /s

Such clever, many intelligent, very human.<p>I know, you’re insanely busy so let’s keep this tutorial short and neat.<p>What the hell is machine …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Reasons You Need Developers With Cybersecurity Skills in All Tech Teams

Beyond having dedicated experts, it is equally important to improve the practical security skills of all developers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a recent study, the global demand for cybersecurity professionals will create more than one million unfilled …

Cybersecurity

JavaScript Top 10 Articles of the Year. (v.2017)

For the past year, we’ve ranked nearly 15,500 JavaScript articles to pick the Top 10 stories (0.065% chance) that can help you prepare your …

Baddest Guns of 2017

Every year at SHOT Show we see news guns that offer a level of wickedness or a cool factor never before seen. For 2017, the list of contenders in …

Blade Runner

Living On Mars: First City On Red Planet Planned By United Arab Emirates In ‘Mars 2117’ Project

The world has set its sights on Mars — not just to visit, but to stay. Private organizations and governments have made it their mission to get to the …

Video: How to make your company resilient to cyber-threats

Cisco's Trust Strategy Officer Anthony Grieco identifies four essential steps to prevent hacking, respond to threats, and build a holistic …

12 Books Elon Musk Thinks Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

There's no doubting that Elon Musk has a unique mind-set that drives his incredible success. Where exactly did he get it?<p>You might cite nature, believing he simply won the genetic lottery, or you might guess nurture, arguing he must have been brought up in an extraordinary way. Certainly, those …

Elon Musk