Sachin Walvekar

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The impact of observing UX research can NOT be underestimated!<p>The impact of observing UX research can NOT be underestimated, yet it often is. Do you …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

How Mantras Work

Mantras are repetitive sounds used to penetrate the depths of the unconscious mind and adjust the vibration of all aspects of your being. Mantras are …

Meditation

Types of machine learning algorithms

Regardless of whether the learner is a human or machine, the basic learning process is similar. It can be divided into four interrelated</i> …

Mihir Garimella is making drones that go where humans cannot

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Mihir Garimella was in fifth grade, his parents would chide him for leaving his bedroom light on. Rather than just remember to turn off the light, he rigged a motion sensor to automate the switch.<p>A year later at his school orchestra, Garimella would get in trouble because he couldn't …

Computer Science

18 Learning Resources for Front-end Developers

As many of you are aware, it’s tough to keep up with what’s new in web development. Even from a front-end perspective alone, it can be easy to fall …

Web Development

How I Use Git

After a tweet about how I like Git but find it hard to use, I thought it would be interesting to share how I use it on a daily basis. Including some …

The best gear for Android developers

There are a lot of reasons to love coding. It’s highly rewarding, it can open doors in your career and it gives you a greater understanding of how things work.<p>But it’s also just <i>cool</i>. Sitting in a café in front of a glowing screen filled with code has a certain romantic appeal. To others, you look …

Android Development

Operation Gunnerside: The Norwegian Attack on Heavy Water That Deprived the Nazis of the Atomic Bomb

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>After handing them their …

Neutrons

Stay Curious, Stay Humble

Being a software developer means a career of constant learning. That’s one of the things that keeps me here. Lately I see a lot of gatekeeping going …

How to use legible font sizes for all devices

Text should be easy to read<p>There are many screen sizes now so we must make the text of our pages legible (easily readable) on the smallest and …

Open Source Voice Assistant

Mycroft is an open source voice assistant, that can be installed on Linux, Raspberry Pi, or on the Mark 1 hardware device. Our opensource skills are …

Raspberry Pi

This amazing exoskeleton is helping people with paralysis walk again

ReWalk is a bionic exoskeleton that enables paraplegics to walk upright and climb stairs.<p>One user was able to grow muscle tissue in his legs, which …

Exoskeletons

10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks

You're reading 10 Smallest & Fastest Frontend Web Dev Frameworks, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Handy

Better Humans

How to Dramatically Improve your Public Speaking Skills

The ability to communicate a message, sell an idea, or paint a vision is a critical skill for <i>anyone</i> who wants to have an impact on the world. And …

Remove Dead Entries from the Startup Tab in Task Manager

Windows 8 and Windows 10 have a new Task Manager app. It looks completely different compared to Windows 7's Task Manager and has different features. …

Software

10 Tough-but-Essential Questions That Will Set You Up for Success in 2018

The period after the holiday craziness is ideal for serious soul searching. Here's what to ask yourself.<p>According to science, if you want to actually keep your New Year's resolution, it's better to start it February first. Why? Because the hubbub of celebrations and back-to-work chaos in January …

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

Bitcoin

How to Increase Sales Using LinkedIn

Wondering how to increase sales using LinkedIn?<p>Want to know how to use LinkedIn to its full potential <i>without</i> sending hundreds of cold emails?<p>Want to …

Why sellers should not use LinkedIn connection requests

<i></i><i>Time to read: 3.5 minutes</i>. It’s easy to be restricted or even banned by LinkedIn—simply for requesting connections with prospects you don’t know. …

Selling

How Top Sellers Use LinkedIn to Land More Sales

LinkedIn has revolutionized the way over 259 million business people connect with one another, making it an incredibly valuable resource for B2B …

The Anatomy of a Great LinkedIn Sales Message [Template]

If you're using LinkedIn for sales correctly, you won't insert an ask into your initial invitation to connect. It's only after the prospect accepts …

LinkedIn

3 Tips for Connecting on LinkedIn the Smart Way

As salespeople, we are always interested in growing our networks, and LinkedIn is the ideal platform for that. On LinkedIn you can find just about …

How Google, Bing & Yahoo's Finances Stack Up - A Visual Guide

Disclosure: We sometimes use affiliate links which means that, at zero cost to you, we may earn a commission if you buy something through our …

Account Suspended

The death of localhost and the rise of cloud development

Tyler Jewell Contributor<p>Tyler Jewell is the founder and CEO of Codenvy.<p>If there was any skepticism when Marc Andreessen declared software was “eating the world,” there’s little doubt five years later that nearly every business and industry is running on software delivered as online services.<p>The …

Red Hat

5 big differences between Danish bosses and American bosses

As a keynote speaker, I'm often asked to give presentations that help Danish companies understand their American colleagues and vice-versa. One of …

The Cost Of JavaScript

As we build sites more heavily reliant on JavaScript, we sometimes pay for what we send down in ways that we can’t always easily see. In this post, …