Don Parkinson

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CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

CSS

New iPhone 7S Leak Highlights Apple's Cheaper iPhone

With all the talk of next year’s iPhone 8 finally implementing long-sought for technologies on the iOS platform, the tenth anniversary of the iPhone is shaping up to be rather interesting. Noted industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has posted an interesting angle for ‘the other handsets’ …

Mobile Technology

How Is This Kid So Damn Good at Freeline Skating?

Freeline skates are a pair of skates that are completely separate from each other, and simply riding them seems impossible. A skateboard is one solid …

Google's RAISR sharpens low-resolution images using machine learning

Google is using machine learning to upscale jpeg images much, much faster and often more accurately than current processor-intensive upsampling …

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web maps

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been …

A Study Plan To Cure JavaScript Fatigue

Like everybody else, I recently came across Jose Aguinaga’s post “How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016”.<p>It’s clear that this post hit a nerve: I …

Incredible Wingsuit Descent Ends With a Terrifying Crash

For every spectacular wingsuit video you see online, you have to assume there are at least 100 that didn’t go as well. They’re just rarely posted. …

Industrial scars: The environmental cost of consumption – in pictures

Environmental artist J Henry Fair captures the beauty and destruction of industrial sites to illustrate the hidden impacts of the things we buy – the polluted air, destroyed habitats and the invisible carbon heating the planet

Habitats

The Open Guide to Amazon Web Services

⇦ Join us!<p>Credits ∙ Contributing guidelines<p>Table of Contents<p><b>Purpose</b><p>Why an Open Guide?<br>• Scope<br>• Legend<p><b>AWS in General</b><p>General Information<br>• Learning and Career …

10+ Pics That Show Photography Is The Biggest Lie Ever

The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just …

Photography

Suspended – Medium

Top 10 Smart Alternatives to TED Talks

TED talks are great, but there’s a point where they all seem too similar, or are just taxing to muddle through. If you’d still like to enjoy a smart, …

Google announcing smart, fast-acting analytics for free

This past March, Google launched the Google Analytics 360 Suite, a set of integrated data and marketing analytics products designed for the needs of …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

64.5 Hours of Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark & More to Prepare You For One of Today's Fastest-Growing IT Careers

<b>From 0 to 1 : Hive for Big Data Processing</b><p>Connect the Dots Between SQL & Hive to Enhance Your Big Data Processing Skills<p>Hive is a Big Data processing …

Generators and Channels in JavaScript

Covering the Basics<p>Introduction<p>The following should be an introduction into generators and channels. If you know about promises, generators, …

You Don't Need Waves When You're Surfing With a Drone

The more propellers and motors you add to a drone, the more weight it can lift. Freefly Systems’ Alta 8, designed to carry heavy video equipment, has …

‘The Falling Man’ Photographer Talks About His Haunting 9/11 Photo

In the moments after the September 11, 2001, attacks, Associated Press photojournalist Richard Drew shot a haunting photo of a man falling from the …

The slogan for Apple’s new iPhone 7 translates into “This is penis” in Hong Kong

Marketing blunders happen when international companies fail to consider the translations of new slogans in other languages. This is a big challenge for Apple in China, one of its top markets, as its iPhone slogans—from “This changes everything. Again” to “Bigger than bigger” to “This is 7″—sound …

Hong Kong

Google Nik Collection review

<b>Update:</b> The free version of Google Nik Collection is no longer available to download. We'll be reviewing the new, premium version of the package soon.<p>…

Tutorials

Reel out this solar-powered LED lighting solution for off-grid illumination & charging

<b>This solar + battery + LED light combo aims to be the future of portable light & power.</b><p>With a 30-foot string of 100 LED bulbs delivering 350 lumens, …

Sufferers of iPhone 6’s ‘Touch Disease’ may soon have a class action lawsuit

iPhones around the world are dying in a peculiar way, and Apple isn’t doing right by affected users, asserts a lawsuit filed over the weekend. The plaintiffs are three in number for now but hope to elevate the case to class action status.<p>It all concerns “Touch Disease,” a problem an unspecified but …

LG unveils 'world's largest' ultrawide monitor

A few years ago, LG figured out that wide-aspect 16:9 monitors just don't cut it for a modern power user's needs. The company then started churning …

Building a recommendation engine with AWS Data Pipeline, Elastic MapReduce and Spark

From Google’s advertisements to Amazon’s product suggestions, recommendation engines are everywhere. As users of smart internet services, we’ve …

Become An In-Demand Cloud Guru & Programmer by Mastering Amazon Web Services Over These 4 Courses

<b>AWS Certified Developer Associate Exam Prep</b><p>Train to Pass This Highly Rewarding Certification Exam<p>Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification is one of …

Garmin released a luxury smartwatch for people who exercise

The Garmin Fenix Chronos<p>Garmin has a robust wearable lineup that includes activity trackers, smartwatches, and even an analog watch with activity features. Now it's attempting to make a luxury smartwatch, and it's not exactly cheap. The Garmin Fenix Chronos is a watch designed for people who don't …

An Incredible Time Lapse of Pine Processionary Caterpillars Traveling as a Perfect Caravan

Western Australian filmmaker Dirk Nienaber of Stargazer Pictures has captured incredible time lapse footage of a caravan of pine processionary …

Walabot DIY, A Tool That Lets Users Digitally See Through Walls to Find Studs, Pipes, Wires, and More

The Walabot DIY is a tool that pairs with an Android device to let users digitally see through walls to find studs, pipes, wires, and more. The …