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Why It's Getting Harder, Not Easier, to Find Women with Computer Science Degrees

A disturbing trend, but there are some organizations devoted to fighting the root causes.<p>You might assume that more and more women are finishing school with computer science degrees, right? There's just one problem: you'd be wrong.<p>According to new research from Girls Who Code and Accenture, over …

Middle School

Nine Things That Dog Trainers Want You to Know [Part 2]

<i>Read Part One here.</i>The longer I do what I do, the harder it is to ignore what I see in the human/canine interaction scenarios of the general dog …

How To Learn And Master Any Skill Twice As Fast, According To Science

Whether you're trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you're probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect.<p>However, contrary to popular belief, doing the same thing over and over again might not be the most efficient …

How to free up space on your Android phone or tablet

You know the old saw: You can never be too rich, too thin or have too much storage on your phone.<p>The first two are folly. But the latter can prove all too accurate when you find yourself with no more room to install apps, take pictures and download music.<p>Some Android phones and tablets provide an …

Apps

I tried a coding workshop and created a web app in a day -- here's what I learned

Before embarking on any coding, Argent asked us what problem we wanted to solve and how we wanted to solve it.<p>Photo: Supplied.<p>I suggested an app …

Programming

Don't Pick a Programming Language Because It's the 'Most Profitable'

Here's why that's a bullshit metric.<p>An ultra-common and generally bullshit theme that can be found across the internet from Business Insider to coder forums to anywhere else that aspiring programmers and coders may lurk is that of the "most profitable" programming language. Where should "you," as …

Writing Cross-Platform Apps with React Native

React Native is a JavaScript framework for writing real, natively rendering iOS and Android applications. It’s based on React, Facebook’s JavaScript …

​Johnny Can’t Read—or Sort Emails? US Ranks Dead Last in Tech Skills

Research<p>​Johnny Can’t Read—or Sort Emails? US Ranks Dead Last in Tech Skills<p>By Tony Wan     Mar 11, 2016<p>Image Credit: Complot / …

A Sample Code Submitted for Senior C# Developer Position + Unit Tests

Assumptions<p>Please consider the following:<p>This is NOT a production code.<br>• This is NOT thread safe.<br>• Only some of the objects have unit test.<br>• This is a …

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 (2016) Review: Is It Good for Business?

The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 earns 4 out of 5 stars. / Credit: Jeremy Lips<p>The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 is more than just a well-rounded work laptop, thanks …

Computer Hardware

The Power of the Play Bow

Cookie's muscles are healing well but it seems we run into problems because they haven't been used all that much for quite a while because of the …

How to Find a Reputable Service Dog Training Program

We’ve seen a growing crop of scammy organizations that offer “Service Dog Certification.” If you have legitimate need for a service dog, do it the …

Pets

10 Dog-Training Tricks Straight From the Dog Whisperer

Pack leader Cesar Millan shares his most helpful dog-training tips.<p>Cesar Millan, better known as the <i>The Dog Whisperer,</i> is known for offering …

5 Reasons Your Dog Still Pulls When Walking on a Leash

One of the most common reasons dog owners contact trainers is for help with walking their dogs on leash. Dogs pull for a variety of reasons — one …

First Driving Dog In The World! Meet Porter!

Scroll down to video<p>We’ve all seen our dog doing some pretty amazing things, but this cutie has definitely an unusual talent!<br>Dogs can have many …

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What is Student-Centred Learning?

A recent job vacancy for a leading position in a New Zealand school asked for a focus on <b>genuine student-centred learning.</b> What fascinated me was …

Eye on the IoT: An Intro to the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of the everyday objects and devices we use, with a key difference: everything is computerized, with network …

7 ways Windows 10 pushes ads at you, and how to stop them

Windows 10 may be “free,” but there’s a price to pay for claiming your no-cost upgrade from Windows 7 or 8: The operating system’s brimming with ads designed to coax you into buying this app or using that Microsoft service.Some of the ads are pretty unobtrusive, to be fair. Several get right up in …

Brain Training Apps for Android

Google have nearly a million applications on the play store and most of them are games. Well, in games we have a wide choice like racing, action, …

Google Play

40 great websites where you can learn something new every day

Today, the worlds of learning and personal or professional development are literally at your fingertips.<p>The open learning movement has made the opportunity to get smarter in your spare time completely accessible to anyone with an internet connection, and it's exploded in recent years.<p>On one of the …

10 questions you’ll be asked in a user experience interview

I just landed my first full-time role as a User Experience (UX) designer and officially closed my job search. After more than 40 coffee dates, phone …

UX Design

Want to learn a programming language? Code School is dropping its paywall this weekend

Learning to code can be a daunting task when you’re starting out — and a bit pricey. To help out, Code School — who have classes on all the major languages and disciplines — is free this weekend.<p>From March 4 through March 6, Code School is dropping its paywall. For a full 48 hours, you’ll be able …

Who are the winners and losers in the current IoT market?

The Internet of Things, more commonly called simply the IoT, is coming into its own, with an ever-growing array of products and manufacturers. Big …

How to play Android games on your Windows PC

For many a game fan, playing desktop games on a mobile device is a kind of Holy Grail pursuit. Hence the creation of devices like the Nvidia Shield tablet and streaming apps like Remotr.<p>Ah, but what if you want to flip the equation? Android is home to innumerable great games, many of which have no …

Google Play

Jump-start your coding career by learning one of the most widely used programming languages on the web

<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>Flickr / VFS Digital DesignFor anyone pursuing a career as a programmer, there are a lot of different options in terms of what coding …

Microsoft to finally unveil its universal Xbox apps later this month

Microsoft is planning to unveil its universal Xbox apps later this month. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the software giant will detail a number of apps and plans to open the platform to developers at the Build conference in San Francisco on March 30th. Xbox …

The 4 Universal Requirements For Great UX

The prestigious UX consultancy Nielsen Norman Group inspires a set of tips for designing butter-smooth user experiences.<p>As the saying goes, build the right thing, then build the thing right.<p>Usability is how well a product serves its purpose, and encompasses a variety of interface aspects: How …

UX Design

Building an ASP.NET 5 website using Visual Studio Code (VSCode) and Yeoman

<b>ASP.NET 5</b> is a lean stack for developing modern web applications which can be run on OS X, Linux and on Windows. It has been redesigned from the …

Free book on interaction design trends

We've many brilliant free e-books here on Creative Bloq and this latest offering is no exception. The collaborative design platform UXPin has …