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Learn any of these 16 programming languages and you'll always have a job

Someone has to write that software. Why not you?<p>There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others.<p>When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — even as relatively …

Programming Languages

The Next Blue Collar Job? Coding

The Evolution of the Workforce<p>It almost shouldn’t come as a surprise. In an age defined by advancements in the tech industry, it was only a matter of …

“What the #@$% was I thinking!?” How to write understandable code

I can’t tell you the number of times the title of this post has crossed my mind as I dug through a piece of code that I hadn’t touched in years.<p>At …

Discovery of time crystals could radically change our understanding of the space-time continuum

Consider a structure that moves not in space but time, crystals that change shape and move perpetually without energy, and always return to their …

Should designers code… or should developers design?

We all know that one of the most discussed topics in the tech community is whether or not designers should code. There are tons of articles out there …

UX Design

HTML & CSS Is Hard

The purpose of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, the difference between frameworks and languages, and finding your way around a basic website project with …

Web Development

How to create and maintain a strategic approach to design thinking

Design has evolved beyond making objects – organizations now want to learn how to think like designers, and apply design principles to the workplace itself.<p>One company at the forefront of this methodology is Philips.<p>Few globally reaching product companies have a 126-year history, and even fewer …

Try These 16 Pad Thai Recipes Instead of Takeout

When it comes to Asian noodle dishes, Pad Thai is a go-to for many of those who live off of takeout. But you don’t have to order in to get the same flavors at home. Whether you follow a Keto, Paleo or just a well-balanced diet, there’s an easy Pad Thai recipe that you can prepare in no time. Keep …

How to Make a DIY Home Photography Studio on a Budget

Need a home studio for some product photography? COOPH has some great ideas for you. In this inspirational little video, the magazine shows you how …

[TA Deals] Don’t miss out on these huge savings for Python, Linux and Web Developer courses

Looking to brush up on your computer skills? Then you might want to check out some of these awesome courses we’ve got up over on Talk Android Deals. …

The most popular JavaScript front-end tools

Choosing a development tool based on its popularity isn’t a bad idea. Popular tools are usually more stable, and they often have more resources and …

JavaScript

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Looking for tech training that won’t break the bank? Then check out these offers from the Pocketnow Deals Store. Let acclaimed instructor Rob …

Build a Cheap Smart Doorbell That Sends You a Picture When Someone Rings the Bell

Smart doorbells can snap a photo of whoever rings the bell, making it so you can screen all those visitors you get throughout the day. Over on …

Raspberry Pi

Microsoft releases new AI tools for developers

Microsoft has made available three new artificial intelligence (AI) tools for developers, in a bid to democratise the advanced technology, the …

Artificial Intelligence

What Elm and Rust Teach us About the Future

So I recently started programming in Elm and also did some stuff in Rust. Honestly, it was mostly a hype-driven decision, but the journey was …

Functional JavaScript: Function Composition For Every Day Use.

<b>Function composition</b> has got to be my favorite part of functional programming. I hope to provide you with a good real world example so not only do …

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

When I ask people to picture a coder, they usually imagine someone like Mark Zuckerberg: a hoodied college dropout who builds an app in a feverish …

Dev-Books Is a Massive List of the Most Recommended Coding and Programming Books

Stack Overflow is filled with thousands of questions and answers, and many of those are book recommendations from programmers with many different …

Design Principles Behind Great Products – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Lately, I needed to come up with some top level principles for the product I’m currently working on. I seek for some simple yet powerful concepts …

'Substantial evidence' the universe is a hologram

International team of researchers carry out observational tests of holographic cosmology.<p>Scientists have found 'evidence' that the universe is a …

7 Easy Chinese Food Recipes So You Can Give the Delivery Guy a Break

We all love Chinese food, but isn't it high time to put down the take-out menu, take out a pan, and try cooking our favorite dishes ourselves? (In …

Food & Dining

Stunning Photos of Trains Roaring Through Picturesque Landscapes

There’s something romantic about train travel. As you sit and watch the world pass by, it offers a firsthand look at a landscape that’s both intimate and fleeting—truly a moving picture. Many routes take passengers (or cargo) through otherwise desolate lands with adventures along the snow-capped …

Trains

Learn How to Code From Your Couch With This Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

From HTML to Bootstrap.<p>Do you need to get your website up to scratch, or want to make some extra money building sites for others?<p>Web development is a …

Web Design

LAPD has yet to release names of police in fatal skid row shooting

Los Angeles police have yet to release the names of the two officers and a sergeant who fatally shot a homeless man on skid row but said Wednesday the three had never before fired their weapons on duty during their combined 25 years with the LAPD.<p>Top department officials were briefed on the deadly …

Law Enforcement

Vladimir Putin condemns 'shameful' political crimes after Boris Nemtsov killing

Russian president laments “audacious murder” of opposition politician but calls on police to crack down on "extremist" street protests<p><b>Vladimir Putin</b> told senior police officers on Wednesday they must work to rid <b>Russia</b> of the “shame and tragedy” of political crimes such as the “audacious murder” of</b> …

Discrimination in Ferguson: full extent of police bias laid bare in damning report

The full extent of the racial persecution of black residents in Ferguson, Missouri, by the city’s overwhelmingly white law enforcement authorities was disclosed on Wednesday in a damning report by the US Department of Justice.<p>Ferguson’s police department and court system “reflect and exacerbate …

Prosecutor: Mom craved attention, poisoned child with salt

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of force feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly …

Kentucky

Lawyer: Second autopsy shows officers shot man from behind

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — An independent autopsy of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state shows he was shot as many as seven times …

Autopsy

Virginia lawmakers OK payout to forced sterilization survivors

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia would pay the handful of survivors of a forced sterilization program $25,000 each in compensation under a measure approved by the U.S. state’s legislature on Thursday.<p>Virginia forcibly sterilized those it viewed as social misfits or mentally deficient, among …

Boston Bombing: Tsarnaev Lawyers Say Not Enough Minorities in Jury Pool

Crime & Courts<p>BOSTON — Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the indictment against their client or suspend his trial, saying there weren't enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool. The move by lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev came just days …