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Now Would Be a Great Time To Get Into Creative JavaScript

Learning p5, a web-based interpretation of Processing, just got even easier to learn with a new series of tutorial videos.<p>Daniel Shiffman, an associate professor with NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, got me into a lot of stuff I didn't think I'd care about with his textbook, <i>The Nature</i> …

Why Hadoop is the obvious choice for managing Big Data

Big Data promises businesses a number of advantages, but in order to harness these effectively they must first choose the right software to engage …

Big Data

Stop trying to sell ‘solutions’ to potential customers

There is a lot of talk about how sales has changed. When you get past the headlines, you find that the tools have changed, but how they are applied has not changed as much.<p>Having worked with many different types of sellers over the past 20-plus years, I am witness to the fact that one consistent …

What coding class should I take: Programming is like learning a new language.

“You don’t need to go to grad school. Save your money. I’ll teach you how to code.” Seven years ago, in a bar near downtown Los Angeles, I was …

Learn today's key programming languages to kick-start your coding career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Today's increasingly tech savvy job market is a wealth of opportunity for those who know key programming languages, like …

Programming

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes