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41 JavaScript experts to follow on Twitter

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages, and for good reason. From its origins at Netscape to its current iteration, JavaScript …

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick intro.<p><b>HTML</b> is a markup language used …

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

Every parent wants their kids to be successful. It is the purest wish a parent can have. Making this wish a reality is an entirely different …

Parenting

The 25 best paying cities for programmers

Although Silicon Valley is the undisputed epicenter of tech, the cost of living is so high that you can do better with a lower salary other cities.<p>Glassdoor recently sifted through its huge database of salary information to come up with this list of the 25 best cities to be a software engineer, …

Need to Focus? This Startup Promises It Has the Perfect Music for You

The founders of Brain.fm use sound frequency to zap your mind to attention.<p>Distractions have never been more ubiquitous than they are today: social media apps, text messages, web browsers, pop-up ads, email, and messaging platforms, not to mention the offline stresses of everyday life. If only you …

Be Careful What You Code For – Data & Society

Most people who don’t code don’t appreciate how hard it is to do right. Plenty of developers are perfectly functional, but to watch a master weave …

10 Open-Source JavaScript Data Chart Libraries Worth Considering

The beauty of modern web design can be found in the widespread advancement of visual and dynamic effects. CSS3 has taken the design world to another …

Data Visualization

One AA battery is all you need to run this 1,000 core processor

A 1,000 core processor powered by a AA battery. It’s not science fiction: graduate students at the University of California in Davis designed such a …

How to develop the skills that are in demand at top companies like Google

As Boomers retire for next decade at a rate of 10,000 per day, they will be replaced by female leaders — many of them Millennials.<p>Both women and Millennials put a premium on communication, community, and meaningful connection. We are entering a whole different era of leadership with millennial …

Leadership

Students demonstrate their HoloLens apps after a quarter of VR and AR design

It’s just about impossible to get your hands on Microsoft’s impressive mixed-reality HoloLens platform these days — unless you’re a computer science student at the University of Washington. Then you get to play with them whenever you want.<p>At least that’s the case for the students in CSE 481V, in …

Augmented Reality

Fully understand the IoT with this report

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

10 Must Have Cheat Sheets For Programmers

<i>Short Bytes: Cheat sheets are very useful when we need to get quick help while coding and every programmer likes to keep some helpful cheat sheets by</i> …

45 Startup Website Templates, Designs and Tools

It seems like we see more and more startups launched each day. Young adults prefer to emerge in the world of entrepreneurship, rather than choosing …

How a drug smuggler who got caught with 6,500 Ecstasy pills went on to build a $30 million tech business

"Step this way please," a member of airport security interrupted, before Jackson had reached the anonymity of the arrival lounge.<p>After a close but inconsequential inspection of his suitcase, Jackson nervously nudged his shoulder bag behind him, hoping it would be ignored.<p>"And that one," the officer …

How to Get Rich: 8 Steps to Make Your First Million Dollars | Inc.com

Many people hope to get rich. (Not that there's anything wrong with that.)<p>And while inflation may have changed the standard, for many becoming a millionaire is still a common goal.<p>That goal is clear... but the path to that kind of wealth is often anything but.<p>Then again, maybe it is.<p>The following …

Success

The $6 trillion opportunity in the IoT

In short, the IoT is a network of objects connected to the Internet that can collect and exchange data.<p>That brand new car loaded with apps? Internet of Things. The smart home devices that let you control the thermostat and lights with one voice command? Internet of Things. That fitness tracker that …

Internet of Things

The 40 coolest people in UK fintech

British fintech startups raised $962 million (£676.9 million) in investment funding last year, according to KPMG. London alone accounting for $743.7 million (£523.3 million) of that.<p>Business Insider has been covering the sector closely and has rounded up the 40 most exciting people in the scene …

Ministry of Supply Seamless Jacket

By now, you should know that a jacket that fits you is a much better look than something that you grabbed off a rack. This Seamless Jacket from …

Naked 3D Fitness Tracker

Naked is the world´s first home body scanner, it captures your 3D body model so you can visualize your body’s changes over time on the companion app. …

Muscle

This guy sold his last startup to Yahoo for $40 million — now he's trying to make everyone a better programmer

Today, almost six years later, Smith introduces his next venture, Kite: A new tool that makes everybody a better programmer, no matter your skill level, at a time when the market for software continues to explode.<p>"I think programming is one of the most exciting things in the world right now," says …

Startups

What Happens When You Apply Machine Learning To Logo Design

The rise of neural networks and generative design have created new opportunities for designers. But what if it went the other way, and robots created a Skynet that kills off human designers (or at least their careers) once and for all?<p>A heady question. Depending on whether you embrace or fear the …

Mastering the holy grail of programming: What makes a good coder

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How do I become a good coder and what should the ideal characteristics of a good coder?</i> <i>Answer by Guillermo Schwarz has spent over twenty years developing software.</i><p>Ah, the Holy grail of programming. You should learn, because learning is what makes the …

Prototypes

Top US Undergraduate Computer Science Programs Skip Cybersecurity Classes

New study reveals that none of the top 10 US university computer science and engineering program degrees requires students take a cybersecurity …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Arduino

How This Entrepreneur Came Back After Losing Millions | Inc.com

It started out of frustration while traveling abroad: Difficulties getting connected, unreliable service, roaming charges that were more than a mortgage payment--all these hassles finally took their toll. As for Ravi Rishy-Maharaj, he saw an opportunity. He was presented with a problem that would …

Die Hard

4 Insightful Tips for Selecting a WordPress Theme

WordPress has evolved to be much more than just a blogging platform, from online stores to full-on business platforms, there is very little WordPress cannot do for a webmaster just starting out, or a company looking to shape their online presence a little more.<p>Design is an essential part of a …

Science Says: You Can't Charm Your Way Through a Video Interview | Inc.com

Some companies use recorded interviews for their first round. You sit at home, and using your computer's equipment, videotape your answers to a series of questions.<p>There are distinct advantages to this-you can practice your answers, you can take several runs at it (unless the company has a specific …

Employment

Researchers Have Made GPS Accurate to Within a Centimetre

Awesome.<p>Most of us rely on global positioning systems (GPS) to figure out where we're going on a daily basis, but current technology works on the …

Chemical Element Labels For Crayons Help Kids Learn Periodic Table While They Draw

Your kids love to draw, so why not have them learn the periodic table while doing it? This is idea behind Chemistry Crayon Labels, for sale for as …

Scientists say this behavior can make men more attractive to women

Scores of psychological studies suggest that, for guys, attractiveness isn't just about the way you look.<p>From being a talented musician to walking a …