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Recommending Subreddits by Computing User Similarity: An Introduction to Machine Learning in Python

Someone famous once said that if you click on the first link on every Wikipedia page, you’ll end up at the Philosophy page. The idea is that …

How To Build A Soft Robot Hand

Use it to wave hello or flip the bird<p>In the field of soft robotics, engineers use squishy materials to make robots durable, flexible, and safer to operate around humans. Now intrepid DIYers can also bring life to squishy machines: Last September, Harvard University published an open-access Soft …

Food For Thought: How A $300 Hobby Saves Me $24K A Year

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>In our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours, but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man shares how he went from being an organic grocery store shopper to a gardener who</i> …

Konekt's Cellular Connected IoT Toolkit is Raspberry Pi Friendly

Creating Internet of Things (IoT) devices with cellular connectivity built-in is still tricky.<p>We saw one solution – the Spark Electron – last month. Now Chicago-based Konekt, another maker of IoT toolkits has revealed its own take – the Konekt Dash.<p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency …

Swifty Helps Crack Apple's New Programming Language

The announcement of Swift, Apple’s new programming language for iOS and OS X at Worldwide Developer Conference 2014 came as a bit of a surprise.<p>It is …

The Next Einstein May Be A 27-Year-Old Iranian Woman

It’s hard not to love Einstein. He was a scientist who made predictions so ridiculously accurate that they couldn’t be proved correct until long after his death. Here’s an amazing example: in 1916 he theorized that a pulsar would attract its orbiting white dwarf at a rate of 7mm per day. At the …

Make a High Voltage Plasma Arc Speaker

What do the world’s most expensive speakers, the sun, and lamps from the 1890s have in common? Plasma, the fourth state of matter, of course! After building this little plasma arc speaker, you’ll be able to hear your favorite jams played directly from the vibrating plasma of an electric arc.<p>Plasma …

Arduino

Building Realtime, Live-Updating Animated Graphs with C3.js

Having the ability to stream data to a realtime, live-updating graph is pretty powerful. There’s no argument there. But until now, they’ve been …

16 Online Resources to Help You Learn iOS Development

Developing your first app isn’t as difficult as you may think. If you want to start learning the fundamentals of iOS development, there are many …

5 lucrative tech careers to pursue in 2015

Looking to make the biggest bucks in the fastest growing industry?<p>There are two crystal clear — albeit unsurprising — commonalities among the top 10 …

Machine Learning

How I Helped Polar Get to 40M+ Pageviews

<i>Dmitry Dragilev is the founder of growth hacking consultancy Criminally Prolific. He also runs JustReachOut, a service that helps startups get featured by the press.</i><p><i>Before I start this article I want to say that LukeW, Jeff Cole and the entire team at Polar have done an incredible job building and</i> …

These 10 Podcasts May Just Get You to Stop Listening to Music

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I used to listen to a lot of music, during my morning commute to work, again on the return home and at other times throughout the day. There is nothing wrong with listening to music, but it wasn’t helping me to become a better business …

Life Beyond Rails: A Brief Look at Alternate Web Frameworks for Ruby

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Forestry

10 Best Code Editors for Designers and Developers

No matter how much techie you are from heart, there are times when you feel the need of some exceptionally reliable tools that improve your project’s …

DIY Reverse Boiled Eggs

Are you sick of always having to dig through the whites to get to that golden, yolky center every time you eat a boiled egg? Why not change up your boiled egg routine and eat the yolk first with this fascinating tutorial video by Youtube user yama chaahan for reverse boiling an egg!<p>Although the …

5 Cardio Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Get the facts to make the most of your fitness journey.<p>At the end of a rough day, the rhythmic swooshing of the elliptical, whir of a bike, or patter of feet on the belt of a treadmill might sound like music to your ears—for stress relief, cardio is tops. It's also, of course, awesome for your …

Weight Loss

5 hot Raspberry Pi projects for Mac geeks

The credit-card-size Raspberry Pi has taken the tech world by storm. Thousands of geeky kids and adults use the tiny, low-cost computer boards to learn about coding and create fun projects like motion detectors, birdhouses that tweet when birds are present, and mini weather stations.<p>You, too, can …

Raspberry Pi

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of …

Google Added A Puppy To Its Creepy Robot Family

Boston Dynamics has given its humanoid robot a terrifying—but cute—new best friend.<p>Spot is the latest effort from Boston Dynamics, the Google-owned robotics company known for creating the freaky humanoid robot Atlas and the four-legged automaton originally known as Big Dog. Announced via YouTube …

Hiking Trail

The ultimate guide to information architecture

Information architecture is equal parts art and science. Whether you hire a dedicated IA professional, or just sort of let IA happen on your …

21 Five-Ingredient Crock Pot Recipes

Using a slow cooker isn't as much of a short cut when the recipe calls for sixteen ingredients you don't have.

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With improved slow-cooker recipes, you don't have to sacrifice quality for convenience

<b>Hey there, time traveller!</b><br>This article was published <b>4/2/2015</b> (1246 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.<p>They're possibly the only …

Increase percieved speed with interface previews (aka skeleton screens)

Non-blocking UI's with interface previews<p>How skeleton screens increase perceived speed<p>What are they<p>I like to think of non-blocking interfaces as …

Slow Cooker Asian-Style Chicken Thighs Recipe - Printer Friendly

1In the crock of a slow cooker, stir together the tamari or soy sauce, chicken broth, brown sugar, orange zest, star anise, cinnamon, and ginger. Add …

44 Responsive Web Design Resources: The Ultimate List

GIFs<p>Froont created my favorite article of 2014. Check out their “9 basic principles of responsive web design” in GIF form!<p>Don’t like reading long …

Grab 24 Free Ebooks To Learn A New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free …

Programming Languages

The 10 Best Things From February 2015

Some things are just... better<p><i>This article was originally published in the February 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science, <i>under the title "Obsessed."</i>

60 Free Responsive HTML5 CSS3 Website Templates

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