Stefano Brentegani

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Most Popular How-To Guides of 2016

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here at Lifehacker, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. From start to …

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How To Manage Scrum And Kanban Teams In Trello With The Corrello Power-Up

It’s no secret that teams like to use Trello for running agile projects. So we added the best of Scrum and Kanban team management to Trello with the …

Project Management

Experimenting with the Apache Mesos HTTP API for Fun and Profit — Part 2 of 3

<i>This is the second part of a three-part series:</i> <i>Part 1</i> <i>describes the required setup and how to get Apache Mesos Master and Agent running in two Vagrant</i> …

The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space

Enough argument. It's time to actually test this crazy thing.<p>The EmDrive, a hypothetical miracle propulsion system for outer space, has been sparking heated arguments for years. Now, Guido Fetta plans to settle the argument about reactionless space drives for once and for all by sending one into …

How to Create a Simple Python WebSocket Server Using Tornado

The threaded model and global interpreter lock has always been in the way of Python handling thousands of concurrent long-lived connections. Modern …

JavaScript

Django adapters

The Python API for Django's forms framework was designed over 10 years ago. It's a beautiful declarative API which proved so popular it has been …

Django, NGNIX, Postgres, & Redis App on Docker Compose

Docker Compose is a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. This tutorial will walk you through how to deploy a Django, …

DevOps

Don’t Always Follow the Hype: Steer Clear of These Web Design Pitfalls

Like most cultural products, web design has its own zeitgeist. Every year sees a new crop of popular design components and features. Attitudes and …

UI Design

Google Doesn’t Owe Oracle a Cent for Using Java in Android, Jury Finds

Author: Klint Finley. Klint Finley Business<p>Date of Publication: 05.26.16.<p>Time of Publication: 6:15 pm. 6:15 pm<p>Google’s use of the Oracle’s Java …

Could a five-minute test predict how quickly adults can learn a second language?

Why is it that for some adults learning a second language is a breeze, while for others it feels like an insurmountable task?<p>Research from the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington suggests part of the reason might lie in the rhythms of adults’ brains. In a new …

The Brain

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone

Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of national energy network figures.<p>Electricity consumption in the country was fully covered by solar, wind and hydro power in an extraordinary 107-hour …

Renewable Energy

A Silicon Valley linguist invented a new sci-fi language and it’s catching on here on Earth

If you’re a screenwriter imagining a fictional place, whether on Earth or in space, it’s become almost de rigueur to invest it with its own language. Valyrian, created by linguist David J. Peterson for <i>Game of Thrones</i>, is the best recent example.<p>Sometimes these languages can take on a life of their …

Silicon Valley

Eight words that reveal the sexism at the heart of the English language

Linguists call it collocation: the likelihood of two words occurring together. If I say “pop”, your mental rolodex will begin whirring away, coming up with candidates for what might follow. “Music”, “song” or “star”, are highly likely. “Sensation” or “diva” a little less so. “Snorkel” very unlikely …

Linguistics

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Linguistics

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