Vickie EB

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4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

Technology Fridays: MLDB is the Database Every Data Scientist Dreams Of

Machine learning solutions in the real world are rarely just a matter of building and testing models. Managing and automating the lifecycle of …

The scientifically proven best ways to spend time if you want to be happy

Whereas a loss of $100 today has the potential of being earned back tomorrow, a lost hour cannot be recuperated. Deciding how to spend time is a clearly consequential decision.<p>But what may not be so obvious is exactly how our decisions about how to spend time relate to our moment-to-moment and …

Certifications I'm considering, as an experienced software engineer

In building more and more open source projects spanning the full project lifecycle, I am appreciating the importance of structured business …

The Complex Reasons Why Some People Cheat

A woman came to my office a few times during the past few months. Her husband had encouraged her to enter therapy because of his concern about how …

Flora Shedden: how to bake a perfect loaf of bread

The building permissions are finally in place for ARAN bakery. At last, we can start work. The biggest job involves dropping the entire bakery ceiling. The timber dates back 200 years and, as much as I would love to keep the old beams, I have been told that everything must go – joists, beams and …

10 Realistic Work-Life Balance Tips to Steal From Billionaires

Don't neglect the things you should be doing in your personal life. It may be the key to your success.<p>Did you know that 9 out of 10 startups fail? While that can be attributed to a number of reasons, having an equally failing life <i>outside</i> of work (marriage, work/life balance, and self-care) will put …

'I Save Children's Lives Yet My Wife Won't Have Frequent, Varied Sex With Me'

Writer Never The Problem writes,<p><i>I am completely in love with my wife and, after nine years as a couple and six years of marriage, am just as physically attracted to her as ever. We have three great kids together and by most standards, have a successful marriage. Though there are many things about</i> …

Data Visualization and Feelings

In a memorable talk at OpenVisConf earlier this year, data journalist Mona Chalabi posited that there is no such thing as an emotionless data …

The key to happiness is actually pretty simple

As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New …

Forget Technical Debt — Here's How to Build Technical Wealth

<b>Andrea Goulet</b> and her business partner sat in her living room, casually reviewing their strategic plan, when an episode of <i>This Old House</i> came on …

15 Habits That Can Lift Your Spirits

<b>Drink coffee (not too much, though).</b><p>They don’t call it “Central Perk” for nothing. As a central nervous system stimulant, caffeine doesn’t just boost …

Test-Driven Development for the Uninitiated

Like many software developers fresh out of college, I felt I had a firm grasp of computer science but a less-than-strong knowledge of industry …

Software Development

5 science-backed tips for getting rid of guilt

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won't go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you're a <i>bad</i> …

App Developers and Their Friend Circle of Best Programming Languages

App development world is full of programming languages. There are many to choose from or you can also go for no-programming work with the help of …