Benjamin Friedrich

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I'm Lowell Heddings of How-To Geek and This Is How I Work

If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for long, then you’re probably also familiar with How-To Geek. Lowell Heddings started sharing his own technology …

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

If you want your life to be different… READ!<p>Words are thoughts that when shared are accepted as good ideas or bad ideas. Every single word you hear …

Books

How I Start.

We are going to explore Clojure by creating a fun project together. In particular, we will create a twitter bot that creates its text based on a …

Mockbin by Mashape

Mock Custom Endpoints<p>Mock custom endpoints using any HTTP Archive (HAR) response object <i>(can be used as webhooks, api mocks, or anything you …

JavaScript

A few spy tools for your operating system (other than strace!)

There are <i>so many</i> awesome tools you can use to find out what’s going on with your computer. Here are some that exist on Linux. They might exist on …

Linux

Malicious PNGs: What You See Is Not All You Get!

Threat Research<p>Talos Group - February 25, 2015 - 6 Comments<p><i>This post was authored by Earl Carter and Nick Randolph.</i><p>Threat actors are continually evolving their techniques. One of the latest Graftor variants is delivering a Malware DLL via a PNG file delivery mechanism. Graftor basically indicates …

Cybersecurity

Category theory for beginners

Explains the basic concepts of Category Theory, useful terminology to help understand the literature, and why it's so relevant to software engineering.

LinkedIn

Infographic: 10 Shapes of Dev

Hey everybody,<p>Thanks for the tremendous support we received on our blog post ‘The Problem with Job Titles’. We broke our traffic, sign up and matches …

Inside Hong Kong's lawless 'walled city' — the most crowded place on Earth for 40 years

Slightly north of Hong Kong Island there once stood one of the most densely populated places on earth.<p>From the 1950s until 1994, over 33,000 people lived and worked in Kowloon Walled City, a massive complex of 300 interconnected buildings that took up a city block.<p>Caught between China and the …

Thousands of People Are Watching This Guy Code a Search Engine

'Watch People Code' is the weird internet's latest phenomenon.<p>The latest thing you can watch on YouTube or Twitch, a site where you can watch other people play video games, isn't a League of Legends match or a Starcraft championship. Instead, it's a dude, sitting in his house in Russia, staring at …

You Don't Know JS (book series)

This is a series of books diving deep into the core mechanisms of the JavaScript language. The first edition of the series is now complete.<p>Please …

JavaScript

JavaScript Application Design: A Build First Approach

<b>Summary</b><p><i>JavaScript Application Design: A Build First Approach</i> introduces JavaScript developers to techniques that will improve the quality of their …

HTML5 Security Cheat Sheet

Last revision (mm/dd/yy): <b>02/25/2018</b><p>Introduction<p>The following cheat sheet serves as a guide for implementing HTML 5 in a secure fashion.<p>Communication …

Information Security

These are the questions one writer says can make you fall in love with a stranger

What if, instead of stumbling into it as a result of chance or fate, we actively choose it?<p>In 1997, State University of New York psychologist Arthur Aron tested the idea that two people who were willing to feel more connected to each other could do so, even within a short time.<p>The experiment is …

7 Personal Development Books That Will Empower Your Life

For more than two years I taught and encouraged homeless individuals. Books always help with that. Recently, I stumbled upon seven great books that …

How We Work, 2015: Andy Orin's Gear and Productivity Tips

Every week we ask notable people how they do what they do, and now it's our turn at the table. I'm Andy and here are my slightly embarrassing work …

Productivity

Dev.Opera — In search of the perfect JavaScript framework

Nowadays, in front-end development, we have many frameworks and libraries. Some of them are good, some of them are not. Often we only like a …

Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success | Inc.com

This week's tip for improving your performance is the most simple and straightforward method I've provided thus far. For many people, this tip has the potential to have a bigger impact than any other single action. The catch? You have to cut down on caffeine, and as any caffeine drinker can attest, …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Must-Read Tech Sites to Stay Updated

Are you looking for the most credible voices in technology news? The rise of online publications and blogs has resulted in a flood of information …

This Tutorial Teaches You How to Properly Do a Handstand

Some of us already have enough trouble moving around on our own two feet (don't sweat it, I've got two left feet as well). Nonetheless, if you want …

9 Secret Life Hacks of the Rich and Famous | Inc.com

Fame and fortune are both mysterious and fickle. What is it that makes one person wealthy and famous, while the rest of his or her friends or colleagues are left behind? While it's true that money can't buy you happiness, at least on a long-term basis, it can definitely buy you the freedom to do …

Lifehacks

11 Reasons You Have Trouble Making New Friends (And What to do About It)

Making new friends is really hard to do when you don’t know how. Who wants to do something just to wind up struggling and failing?<p>That’s why I’ve put …

Wanna Be A Millionaire? Learn From These 12 Kids Who Already Are

Have you ever known a child who is on their way to being a millionaire before they’re old enough to legally drive a car? We joke about the kids at …

How to go from a nobody to a somebody

If you are successful in your career you will experience the following arc: INVISIBLE (no one knows you), KNOWN (people are aware of you and that …

Making Movies

What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career as a Software Developer

When you’re starting your career in any field, you probably have high hopes but don’t really know what to expect. Should you keep your head down and …

The Secret to Happiness, Tony Robbins-Style | Inc.com

Performance strategist Tony Robbins knows all too well that life coaches are often seen as snake-oil salesmen.<p>Despite the skepticism surrounding self-help books and related seminars, Robbins has amassed an impressive list of clients during his career, from politicians to celebrities to billionaire …

Hedge Funds

9 Incredible Things Most People Don't Know Beer Leftovers Can Do

Beer isn't only delicious, it has plenty of other useful characteristics. Find out how to use them here.

I'm Bill Nye, and This Is How I Work

For many of us Bill Nye is part of our childhoods, playing that crucial role as educator and illuminator of science when our impressionable minds …