Samuel Osseo-Asare

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It’s Time for the Lost Cause of the South to Get Lost

The nation has been held back for decades because of Southerners’ dishonest propaganda about the causes of the Civil War. Enough, enough, enough.<p>In …

12 Steps to a Faster Web App

Web apps are now more interactive than ever. Getting that last drop of performance can do a great deal to improve your end-users' experience. Read …

Stockfighter is a game that puts your programming skills to the test

Stockfighter is designed to challenge programmers of all levels.<p>Built in the style of a classic ‘Capture the Flag‘ game, it gives you access to a virtual trading market where you have to write code to solve the puzzles you’re presented with.<p>These challenges span software security, distributed …

Creating a SCRUD System Using jQuery, JSON and DataTables

Every non trivial software allows to manipulate data, generally stored in a database. The acronym <i>SCRUD</i> refers to the basic manipulation functions …

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

Web Design

Alda lets you compose music in a text editor

For years, composers and producers have used complex tools to digitally score music. Developer Dave Yarwood wants to change all that with Alda, a new programming language he created to help people write scores with little to no coding experience.<p>Yarwood found GUI-based scoring and production tools …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

The future of color in Web design

Instead of only focusing on single hues, more projects will take on a styled color palette that mirrors popular culture. Examples include color styles that look like popular filters from the social media sharing site Instagram or colors that when combined have a vintage or period look and …

The future of cards in Web design

According to The Complete Guide to an Effective Card-Style Interface Design: “The best card design is simple. It also features a rich content experience. For a successful card-style project, both of these elements must be present. But there are plenty of other design techniques that can add to …

The Ultimate Programming Cheat Sheet List For Web Designers And Developers

There are so many <b>cheat sheets</b> around these days, and the same goes for programming languages. <b>Cheat sheets</b> are basically a set of notes to allow …

Python Programming

Visual Feedback & Bug Tracking

The hidden power of inconsistency in design

The website is externally inconsistent compared to similar sites and user expectations. After all, not many of us have encountered a site with only a forward or backward navigation option, where the narrative is told purely on a stove-top in black marker.<p>But the design works because the purpose is …

Start A Fire

Daily Meditation: Spirit Guides

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by American folk group Hem. "Seven Angels" explores the notion that …

Meditation

The future of UX design

User experience design is often thought of as a new or emerging concept in Web design and app design. However, it has been around long before it was ever given the name “user experience.”<p>While the birth of the Internet didn’t focus at all on user experience or even design for that matter, as the …

UX Design

WikiLeaks Says It’s Leaking More Than 500,000 Saudi Documents: ‘Classified and Very Urgent’

ISTANBUL (AP) — WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes its famous release of U.S. State Department cables in 2010.<p>WikiLeaks said in a statement that it has already posted …

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Bitcoin Might Be The Next Big Thing In The Remittance Market

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Florian Graillot is a VC investor at AXA Strategic Ventures.</i><p>Bitcoin’s most disrupting feature is its decentralized architecture. Indeed, bitcoin relies on a P2P network of computers to proceed money transfers. Each part of the network works to create new bitcoins (‘mining’), keep the …

Bitcoin

7 most common data visualization mistakes

In my last article, I mentioned some of the best tools for data visualization. While all of them were powerful tools, they are only as useful as the hands they are in. Selection of the right tool is just the first step, the bigger job is to create an easy-to-understand visualization that makes data …

Data Visualization

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …