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10 Commandments For The Beginning Node.js Programmer

How To Overcome Your Disdain Of JavaScript<p>When I first heard of Node.js, I shuddered knowing those two letters after the period meant JavaScript. To …

JavaScript

Six Things You Should Know About How Your Brain Learns

Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …

The Brain

Exploring the Myth of the Scientific vs. Artistic Mind

It’s a stereotype, but many of us have made the assumption that scientists are a bit rigid and less artistic than others. Artists, on the other hand, …

Creativity

The Swift Summary Book

A summary of Apple's Swift language written on Playgrounds.<p>Why this summary?<p>Apple's documentation is great for learning Swift, but who's got the time …

XCode

11 scientific reasons you should be spending more time outside

With spring and beautiful weather finally here, we highly recommend spending some time outside.<p>Nature offers one of the most reliable boosts to your mental and physical well-being. Here are just a few potential benefits:

Why half of developers don't have a computer science degree

Last year, Stack Overflow, a question and answer site for programmers, asked its user if they had a degree in Computer Science (CS).<p>The results of the 2015 Developer Survey were startling. Nearly half of the 26,086 developers who responded didn’t have a computer science degree.<p>Does this mean you …

Chatty fiction app Hooked gets an update where readers can write stories, too

Fiction app Hooked launched last fall, aiming to reinvent fiction with short stories modeled on text message conversations. Next up: Letting readers write their own stories.<p>That arrives today with the launch of Hooked 2.0. Any Hooked reader can now create characters and then write their story one …

Amazon Invests in Luma, a New Home WiFi System

It’s been a year since we were introduced to Eero, a home Wifi solution that promised to improve coverage by using multiple access points. Now Eero …

Four Simple Ideas I Used to Become Fluent in Nine Languages

<b>Pick up a new language in 157680000 seconds with the Teleport Method</b><p>Lets start with the sarcastic version! Just repeat everything I did. It will …

Language Learning

Brain Responses Found to Originate From Previously Unknown Source

<b>Discovery will inform further research into hearing disorders and brain training.</b><p>Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at …

Neuroscience

Most Loved Programming Languages Of 2016 — Rust, Swift, F#, Scala, Go

<i>There are some programming languages that are loved by many programmers due to their friendly qualities. For the second year in a row, Rust, Go, and</i> …

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker For Anywhere, On-The-Go Quality Coffee

Jason Lazarus April 5, 2016 1670<p>Let’s face it, most people are hooked on coffee beans, coffee in a cup is the ball and chain of modern society, and …

Coffee

The Brain Processes Social Information at High Priority

<b>Everyday actions activate bottom-up attention processes. Bochum researchers use hypnosis to study cognitive processes</b><p>Our brain automatically pays …

The Brain

10 Brain Discoveries You Should Know

Listed below are 10 discoveries about your brain that hold out to you the possibility of turning a brain wired for stress into a brain wired for the Good Life, which is a life of being well and doing well on the way to flourishing. Actualizing this change is simpler than you might imagine, and …

POWs in Solitary May Have Tapped Unused Parts of Their Brains

Dennis S. Charney, MD, is the Dean of the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and he’s been thinking about the brain, specifically how <b>we don’t normally</b> …

Take your coding skills and your paycheck to the next level with the help of this online course bundle

<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>Courtesy of CareerCast Web development is an expansive field. With so many programming languages to learn, and then different libraries …

5 Deadly Mistakes that All Language Learners Make

When learning a language, we often don’t know how to get started. This leads us to waste our energy, money, and most importantly, time.

3 Strategies to Attract Opportunities into Your Life

<b>Feeling stagnant?</b><p><b>You don’t attract opportunities because you are not upgrading</b><p>I often get asked by my coaching clients: “How can I get more …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

TED Talks

What creative people understand about the importance of being alone

In the digital age, it’s easier than ever to avoid spending time alone with our thoughts. If we don’t have family, friends or colleagues nearby, we can just whip out our smartphones or fire up Netflix. In fact, we so dislike solitude that we would rather <i>administer electric shocks to ourselves</i> than …

How big is the brain? Who knows—even our best efforts to calculate its capacity are flawed and meaningless.

Earlier this month, a computer program called AlphaGo defeated a (human) world champion of the board game Go, years before most experts expected …

Training with unpredictability improves memory recall, study finds: Findings could lead to better cognitive training for those at risk of dementia

Findings could lead to better cognitive training for those at risk of dementia<p>Memory training with unpredictable components could be more effective …

Buddhism and Science Agree: There is No Consistent Self

It's rare that science and religion see eye to eye on anything, but Buddhism and neuroscience both say there is no "you" or "me."<p>Neuroscience and …

3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

One of the world's most successful programmers has some surprising advice for success

That's not at all what propelled Linus Torvalds to his status as one of the world's best-known programmers. (He's been known to hobnob with Hollywood stars at the Oscars.)<p>When he was a college student, Torvalds invented Linux, the free operating system that today powers most of the world's computer …

6 research-backed ways to make sure your kids have grit

A big contributor is having a "growth mindset."<p>You may have heard about this before but many people don't understand it nearly as well as they think.<p>To make sure you and I get it right I called Carol Dweck. She came up with the growth mindset idea. Carol is a professor at Stanford University and …

Self-improvement

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Your Brain on Movement: Challenge Your Nervous System

When you work with the nervous system, life gets better. <b>Everything you care about - strength, flexibility, you name it - is governed by the nervous</b> …