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The 25 Most In-Demand Job Skills Right Now, According to LinkedIn

Looking for a new job? Depending on what line of work you’re in, you may want to brush up on your technical skills—or learn some new ones. LinkedIn …

Employment

21 Awesome YouTube Channels Photographers Love

Today's photographers have an incredible wealth of free photography resources that help us all become better behind the lens.From eBooks and …

Photography Tutorials

19 Data Science and Machine Learning Tools for people who Don't Know Programming

<i>This article was originally published on 5 May, 2016 and updated with the latest tools on May 16, 2018.</i><p>Introduction<p>Programming is an integral part of …

Machine Learning

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Plants

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Sit Down and Get Comfortable for the Coolest Photography Links of the Week

As another great week rolls by us here in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography busy at it again looking for interesting links to …

Some Of The Best Rock Songs Of 2018 You Might Have Missed

Rock music gets a lot of criticism these days for falling behind hip-hop and pop in the public consciousness. But just because fewer rock bands are crossing over with big pop radio hits doesn’t mean that excellent rock songs aren’t being released. In fact, so much good rock is coming out regularly, …

Music

Hardscaping 101: Driveway Paving

When designing a garden for a client, I consider every piece in the puzzle: the homeowner, the location of the house, the architecture, the current …

Landscaping

Photographers, Here’s How To Easily Remember The F-Stop Scale In One Minute

<b>Photographers, is the f-stop scale</b> confounding you? If you’re a shutterbug who’s always had trouble remembering the numerical sequence, which relates …

Photography

10 Free Must-Read Machine Learning E-Books For Data Scientists AI Engineers

Introduction<p>So you love reading but can’t afford to splurge too much money on books? Quite a lot of the data science and machine learning books out …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Photoshop Tips: Learn to Fix Underexposed Portraits and Pump Up Color in Just 2 Minutes (VIDEO)

The next time you mistakenly shoot flat, underexposed portraits, and it’s too late for a do-over, the simple tutorial below will save the day. This …

The Sin City Bucket List: 50 Things You Have to Do in Vegas Before You Die

With Las Vegas casinos offering so many over-the-top gambling, dining, and entertainment options now, you can take a trip there and never feel a need …

Las Vegas

7,000 Free Photography Tutorials – Here’s our Best 20!

This week on dPS we published our 7,000th post here on the Digital Photography School blog.I started this site back in April 2006 because my friends …

Photography Tutorials

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28 Times George Costanza From 'Seinfeld' Said Exactly What We Were Thinking

Jerry Seinfeld may be the co-creator and central character of "Seinfeld," but if you ask us, George Costanza is its true star. He's a little bit pathetic, he loves food (remember when he ate an eclair out of the trash?), and he sucks at relationships. If you can't say at least one of those things …

Jerry Seinfeld

'I felt like we were being extorted': Customer says Oracle tried to strong-arm him into a cloud sale

This is one person's account in response to a story we recently published, in which we interviewed a consultant who says Oracle has been using a "nuclear option" to boost cloud sales.<p>Oracle has been threatening customers with big bills for software they're using but it says they haven't properly …

How I Shot a Plane Flying Through the Supermoon

So an image of mine (@lightbrekkie) appears to be doing the rounds lately on Instagram and you may have seen it.<p>One of those normal days started with …

The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2015 (So Far)

<b>MongoDB 3.0</b><p>MongoDB is a leading NoSQL database, one of a wave of such products that position themselves as alternatives to the relational database …

Oracle just struck an important alliance with a startup called Xamarin to take on Amazon, IBM and Microsoft

Xamarin's founders, who are legends in the developer community, created the company after getting suddenly fired from their jobs.<p>Now Xamarin has scored a big coup with the announcement of a partnership with an unlikely company: Oracle.<p>As part of the deal, Xamarin is launching a new tool that lets …

Beth Moon's Photographs of Ancient Trees Will Inspire You

In photography, you will often hear people talking about building a “meaningful” body of work. When you start to try to do that, you begin to realise …

Photography

How to Act Like You Understood the New Terminator Movie

Become the Stephen Hawking of popcorn-movie, time-travel BS.<p><i>Spoilers for</i> Terminator Genisys <i>to follow.</i><p>If you walked into this past weekend's <i>Terminator Genisys</i> expecting two hours of Arnold Schwarzenegger-brand shotgun mayhem, you walked out in desperate need of aspirin. By design, it seems. Through …

Science Fiction

Top 10 Mistakes that Cause Blurry Photos

If your photos are not sharp, you are not alone! The most common question I get asked by beginning photographers is "how do you get your images so …