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Solve These Tough Data Problems and Watch Job Offers Roll In

Late in 2015, Gilberto Titericz, an electrical engineer at Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras, told his boss he planned to resign, after seven …

9 types of people who never succeed at work

Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace. Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Long-form Journalism

Don’t pay the for-loop tax

<i>Note: this post was originally published on my Medium profile</i><p>Once, when doing code review on a TypeScript project at my work, I came across several …

CodeCorrect

Inspiration<p>Developers sometimes spend a significant amount of time searching StackOverflow to find a fix for a code error that turned out to be a …

Deepgram open sources Kur to make DIY deep learning less painful

Deepgram, a YC backed startup using machine learning to analyze audio data for businesses, is open sourcing an internal deep learning tool called Kur. The release should further help those interested in the space get their ideas off the ground more easily. The startup is also including 10 hours of …

7 Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in 2017

With over a billion in A.I. exits last year, 2017 is poised for pop.<p>It's poised to be an exciting year in artificial intelligence. Last year, artificial intelligence deals topped a billion for the first time. The White House started publishing reports on AI and the economy. Samsung just announced a …

5 Websites that Pay Writers $75+ Per Article

There are so many websites that pay writers. The following is a list of 5 such websites, in a variety of categories. All of them pay at least $75.<p>For …

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands You Should Never Run

<i>Short Bytes: The internet has long been inhabited by tricksters, no-good-doers, and what are now known colloquially as trolls. We’ve all seen the too</i> …

Microsoft launches Excel API out of preview

Microsoft today announced that its Excel application programming interface (API) is now generally available, after a preview that began in November.<p>Using this representational state transfer (REST) API, developers can now send data into Excel spreadsheets, or use Excel’s underlying functionality …

Your Self-Consciousness Is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all creative expressions.<p>We are all naturally creative. The human race's creative power is distributed in all of us, not concentrated in selected few. Every object or product you know today, however old or new, however simple or sophisticated, holds the stories of …

These New Google AI Tools May Help Newbies Build Smarter Software

Google is debuting two new tools that businesses can use to bring natural language capabilities to computer systems.<p>The tools help with machine …

Graphic Design Inspiration on Instagram

There is a constant, running debate regarding the affects of social media on us all. Does it harm us, hurt us… Does it connect us or disconnect us? …

One of the Most Unsafe CSS Attribute: target=_blank

People who are new to blogging tend to use "target=_blank" attribute most often. This is generally a preferred choice of bloggers and content …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

10 completely different IDEs and methods for making Android apps

So you want to make an Android app? Great, all you need to do is to download Android Studio and learn some basic Java. Then again, you may be better off downloading Unity and learn some C# if you want to make a game. Or if you don’t like Java or C#, you could decide to make your app with Python, or …

Writing a JavaScript Framework - Project Structuring

In the last couple of months Bertalan Miklos, JavaScript engineer at RisingStack wrote a next generation client-side framework, called NX. In the</b> …

13 tips for taking better low light pictures with your smartphone

With July 4th coming up, you’ll want to make sure you can eke the best out of your phone’s camera for those nighttime fireworks.<p>Though phones vary in quality and features significantly, there are still some general tricks – both technical and common sense – you can pick up on to maximize image …

Counting Word Frequency in a File Using Python

Ever wondered about a quick way to tell what some document is focusing on? What is its main topic? Let me give you this simple trick. List the unique …

50 HTML5 Tools for Designers & Developers

Web development tools always make your web design project easier with the help of advanced features. HTML5 is the most popular language for …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

30 design tools you can't live without

Designers are extremely busy people. Fact.<p>Not only do they have to make time to find inspiration for their next project, manage feedback, attend meetings, and communicate with their clients, they also have to find the time to actually sit down and do the work.<p>Let’s not forget the time and effort …

Fear our new robot overlords: This is why you need to take artificial intelligence seriously

<b>"Teminator Genisys" (Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Killer computers determined to kill us? Nope. Forget “Terminator” — there’s something more specific to worry about<p>Phil Torres<p>May 14, 2016 6:00pm (UTC)<p>There are a lot of major problems today with tangible, real-world consequences. A short list might include …

Singularity

'Unbroken Brain' Offers New Insights On Addiction

From the start of Maia Szalavitz's englightening, insightful and informative new book on addiction titled <i>Unbroken Brain,</i> I had the feeling that I was being reminded of truths that I'd once known but that I and others, as if through a kind of collective amnesia, had somehow forgotten.<p>Thinking about …

Can Big Data Resolve The Human Condition?

Back in the day, astronomers studied galaxies one at a time.<p>Data about each metropolis of stars had to be pieced together slowly. These individual studies were then combined so that a broader understanding of galaxies and their histories <i>as a whole</i> could slowly emerge.<p>Then, along came the Sloan …

GeoTagging

Releasing millions of GM mosquitoes ‘could solve zika crisis’

Releasing GM mosquitoes in Brazil has seen populations of infectious insects fall by 90 per cent<p>Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes should be released into countries affected by zika to bring the current crisis under control, scientists have claimed.<p>Thousands of babies have been born with …

Why Don’t We Wipe Mosquitoes Off The Face of The Earth?

It can't be that bad, right?<p><i>This article was written by Mike Jeffries from Northumbria University in Newcastle and was originally published by The</i> …

The Art of Science: Why Researchers Should Think Like Designers (Op-Ed)

<i>Ayse Birsel, is an award-winning designer and co-founder of Birsel + Seck. Her work has appeared in museums including the MoMA, the Cooper Hewitt and</i> …

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Netflix details its Javascript library named Falcor

Netflix has only been around since 1999, but today accounts for nearly 35% of Internet traffic in the U.S. with a whopping 43 million subscribers. …