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9 parenting tips from Warren Buffett to set your kids up for success

"When a kid at 8, 9, or 10 years old learns the basics of how finance works and how to behave in a business relationship, he or she can apply those lessons throughout their lives," says Buffett. "Practicing those good habits over a lifetime can have huge beneficial consequences, not just for …

Customer Service

The Real Reason Millennials Are Distracted in Your Meetings

Phones aren't to blame for distracted employees in meetings. Stagnant and poor communication is the problem.<p>Millennials continue to get razzed for having their heads buried in their phones. For managers of Millennials, this behavior is most frustrating during the middle of a meeting. Those finger …

Why Self-Organization Is the Future of Software Development

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The early years of any successful startup are marked by rapid, constant change. Clients come and go; business models are adopted and abandoned; and an influx of new faces almost certainly necessitates bigger and better office space.<p>But …

Project Management

7 Hilarious Parenting Comics That Totally Sum Up Your Life

You know how they say you can’t fully understand something until you experience it firsthand? Well, the person who first came up with that logic must …

Parenting

20 Apps Making Programming for Kids Exciting (Updated 2017)

How can programming for kids be fun? Through play, of course, and what better way than through apps!<p>Learning to code is similar to learning a second …

7 Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

How to Avoid Turning Into a Jerk When You’re Surrounded by Jerks

Working in retail, I still remember one of my worst customers. He handed me a quarter and what looked like a single one dollar bill. I said, “Sorry, …

Build an All-In-One Desktop Case for a Raspberry Pi

If you use your Raspberry Pi as a regular computer a lot, you might be looking for a more permanent case for it. Adafruit has put together a guide …

How to Create a Professional Online Resume in WordPress

Are you looking to create an online resume with WordPress? Adding a professional resume to your website allows prospective employers to easily find …

Web Design

How to Create A Great Composite Portrait - Part 1: Lightroom Preparations

Composite images, if they are realistic enough, require some trickery to be created properly. It requires both photographing and post-processing …

Why Discounted Prices Are Better Than Getting "Extra" Product for Free

If you’ve ever wandered the cereal aisle, you’re probably used to seeing promos along the lines of “20% more free!” While our brains interpret this …

This is how you'll customize the Xbox One 'Elite' controller

We got up close and personal with the Xbox One's <i>incredibly</i> expensive Elite controller at E3, but how do all those modular bits and bobs work? A new video from Microsoft out of Gamescom sheds some light on just that. The Elite's customization goes much deeper than just swapping out different lengths …

Why Software Development Time Estimation Doesn’t Work & Alternatives

Introduction<p>Time estimation of software development tasks <b>without statistics</b> doesn’t work. I would also argue that the time, cost, and effort required …

Software Estimation Is A Crock

After 34 years of being a programmer I still get a kick out of people thinking there is a magical way to make software estimation work. All during my …

Project Management

ScottGu's Blog - Announcing Windows Server 2016 Containers Preview

At DockerCon this year, Mark Russinovich, CTO of Microsoft Azure, demonstrated the first ever application built using code running in both a Windows …

Virtualization

7 realities of software development that your boss doesn't understand

As blogger John Sonmez has said, even the best bosses don’t understand what you’re doing when it comes to software development. Sound familiar?<p>1. …

The essential guide to software containers in application development

Containers are exploding onto the application development scene, especially when it comes to cloud computing. This is largely because portability has …

Facebook 101: Boosting Your Business Posts

Here is another question that our entrepreneurial friends ask from time to time: How can we generate more traction, more <i>heat</i> for our best Facebook …

Why it's time to prepare for a world where machines can do your job

Radical changes in employment patterns are on the way as artificial intelligence takes on many routine, repetitive tasks currently performed by …

Introducing Visual Studio’s Eclipse Android Project Importer

Hello everyone! I am Stephanie Su, a Program Manager Intern from the Georgia Institute of Technology. The project that I have been working on this …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Igniting Student Engagement: A Roadmap for Learning

1. Connect skills and concepts to students' interests.<p>Curriculum is often taught as non-concrete concepts that are steeped in academic abstractions …

50+ Mobile Application Frameworks (HTML, CSS & js)

Most of us are Familiar with HTML, CSS and Javascript; we are using it for years to create beautiful websites. Most of us are truly unfamiliar with …

JavaScript

How Secure Scrum can help you build better software

Agile, and Scrum in particular, continue to be popular methodologies for managing software development. But in their emphasis on generating working …

7 Things Your Boss Doesn’t Understand About Software Development

Your boss may be awesome. I’ve certainly had a few awesome bosses in my programming career, but even the most awesome bosses don’t always seem to …

Software Development

What Visual Studio 2015 says about the new Microsoft

Last week Microsoft finalized its latest Visual Studio release, making it available for MSDN subscribers, along with downloads for the new free …

Crosslight - The ultimate cross-platform mobile development toolset for iOS, Android and Windows platforms.

All the features you ever need.<p>Crosslight ships over 120,000 APIs which includes everything you need to build great cross-platform apps fast – from …

Apps