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Do We Really Need to Teach Kids to Code?

Once again, President Obama (who is presumably not a coder) is advocating that every child learn how to code, saying:<br>“We’ve got to have our kids in …

Self-awareness

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

Social Media

7 Easy Ways to Learn Coding and Computer Science for Free

These days it seems like people fall into one of three categories: people who know how to code, people who want to learn how to code and people who …

The Most Creative 404 Error Pages On The Web

But not always. Some companies use their 404 pages to have a bit of fun.<p>We browsed through the blog FourZeroFour to round up some of the best 404 pages on the web.

David Bowie

Oracle's New Cloud Development Leader Is Poised To Hire

Oracle is looking to hire hundreds of new cloud engineers and developers. The recruiting spree isn’t an isolated event, but it’s the result of—and in many ways representative of—Oracle’s intense focus on and momentum in cloud computing.<p>Last week, Oracle announced that it is expanding its footprint …

Customers

16 Startup Trends That Will Be Huge in 2015

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has invested in some of today' most talked-about startups, including Slack, Buzzfeed, and Instacart.<p>Andreessen Horowitz has its finger on the pulse of what's happening in tech. Over on the firm' website, its …

Home Depot

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

5 Myths About Building A Million-Dollar Business

<i>By</i> <i>Sujan Patel</i><p>Building a business from the ground up is a labor of love, dedication and passion. However, there are plenty of myths that, if you allow yourself to believe them, will doom your venture to failure. To avoid stunting your growth, watch out for these five common myths about growing a …

Small Business

Browse Anonymously with a DIY Raspberry Pi VPN/TOR Router

Surf the Internet securely with your very own portable WiFi VPN/TOR router. You can configure a Raspberry Pi with Linux and some extra software to connect to a VPN server of your choice. The VPN connection encrypts your internet traffic so that hackers and spies can’t figure out what web sites you …

Raspberry Pi

A 3-D Visualization Engine For Reimagining Cities

Drag and drop a bike lane here, a park there and create a more perfect urban landscape.<p>If you want to think about the future of a city, 3-D is better than 2-D. You can see how streets, buildings, and transportation fit together in ways maps can’t really show you. That’s why developers have long …

15 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Most Important Lesson They Learned In Their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including billionaire "Shark Tank" investor Mark Cuban and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.

Entrepreneurship

Meet The Twin Brothers Transforming How Iranians Shop

Buying clothes and kitchenware from a market stall in Iran is one thing, buying cameras and other devices can be risky, which is just one of the reasons twin brothers Hamid and Said Mohammadi are transforming how Iranians shop for consumer electronics, and other goods.<p>Eight years ago, the 35-year …

eCommerce
Internet of Things

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

If you're a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of …

What Every Country in the European Union Is Best At

By: Kate Peregrina<p><i>Credit: All images by Thrillist/Jennifer Bui</i><p>The European Union has 28 member countries, and much like snowflakes, they're all special in their own way. You already know what each country is worst at. Well, every country excels at something, too -- and to that end, we found one …

Europe

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Inspiring Quotes and Famous Speeches on MLK Day

Today, four days after what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 86th birthday if he were still alive, we honor the civil rights activist for preaching equality and change through nonviolent measures. Although King's legacy is one we celebrate every year, perhaps this year, more than any …

Black History

6 Ways To Supercharge Your Search Engine Rankings In 2015

As we approach new digital marketing campaigns for 2015, let’s review the best practices as defined by the leading search engines to help your local business rank within the search results.<p>There are many different localized organic factors which effect ranking, they can be broken down into the …

Local Search

What is the Most Popular Software Development Language?

Java or .Net?<br>Native or Web?<br>Objective-C or Swift?<br>Python or C++?I took the time to explore what is the most popular software development language in …

Programming

This App Could Help You Get Poached By Facebook Or Another Dream Employer

It does for job-hunting what Tinder does for dating: Enter your desired job, location, credentials, and current employer, and the site "matches" you to potential employers looking for you while keeping your identity secret. It will even quietly contact the employer on your behalf.<p>Next week, the app …

Top 10

Google's Classroom App Opens Its Doors On Android and iOS

Google Classroom launched last summer and has seen over 30 million assignments submitted through it since then. Until today though, it was an entirely web-based offering. Now, Google’s launched Classroom apps for iOS and Android.<p>The Classroom mobile app gives students the ability to snap photos and …

Google is kicking butt with apps as well as market share

Who says iOS has all the apps? According to new data, Google isn’t just kicking butt when it comes to market share, but also mobile apps as well. The …

Apps

Mixmax Takes Sending Email With Gmail to the Next Level

A new Chrome extension extends Gmail’s functionality in new ways, while still feeling like it’s an official Gmail feature.<p>Mixmax says it’ll make you work “faster and smarter” in Gmail by improving the tools available to you for sending email and organizing meetings.<p>With the Mixmax extension, you …

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

Shopping

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …

Roundup Of Free Cloud Computing Courses, 2015: Amazon Offering A New Online Course On Big Data

Amazon Web Services is now offering a free online course on Big Data , and is also offering an instructor-led course on Big Data on AWS. The AWS Training site has also includes sections on getting started with AWS, including AWS Essentials and self-paced labs. You can find the free online course on …

Cloud Computing

8: Programming languages popularity by US state; Machine Learning best practices from Kaggle competitions

Programming languages popularity by US state: #Java is big in #NY, #NJ, #Python in Idaho t.co/Ek1msfJAQw t.co/5ZgzoQIKcy<p>Why <b>@Ayasdi</b> Topological Data …

With Trillions Of Connected Devices, Internet Of Things Creates Big Data Conundrum

With the Internet of Things (IoT) invading this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, it’s not hard to see how millions – maybe even trillions – of connected devices will soon help the world run simple. But as I mentioned in a prior post, a never before seen infrastructure must be able to accommodate …

Internet of Things