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Best Programming Languages For Video Games Development

Programming languages with best features and strength play a major role in the development of fully loaded and feature-rich video games for the sake …

Programming

Use this Chrome extension to know if you're reading fake or biased news

Have you ever clicked a link on Facebook, been taken to a site you've never heard of and wondered whether what you were reading was real, fake news or satire? Of course, you have. It's 2018 and the lines between all three are blurred more by the day. Even to a trained eye, some sites require a …

Internet

A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

Work from Home

A life cycle for open modules, as Mutable Instruments joins VCV Rack

The free and open VCV Rack software modular platform already is full of a rich selection of open source modules. Now, Rack users get first access to …

Music Production

Cool backgrounds

Cool Backgrounds generates beautiful, abstract, geometric images perfect for use as backgrounds on your computer or mobile gadgetry. There are four …

Web Design

How To: Install & Lock Down Kali Linux for Safe Desktop Use

Kali Linux is established as the go-to operating system for penetration testing, but in its default configuration, it's less than ideal for regular …

Linux

6 Apps You Should Use If You Want to Save Money at the Grocery Store

6 Apps You Should Download If You Want to Save Money at the Grocery Store<p>More money in your pocket can mean more food on your plate.<p>I'll do anything …

Five of the Best Free Synth Plugins

There are hundreds, if not thousands of VSTs out there, all with different shapes, sounds and price tags. Luckily for those on a budget, there are …

Seattle-Based Podular Modcast Is THE Podcast for Area Synth Geeks

If you're obsessed with modular synthesizers, or you want to get into them, you need to listen to Podular Modcast. by Dave Segal logo by Kai …

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream

Think you've perfected art of watching Netflix? Not so fast...<p>Sure, you may have found the coziest blanket to cuddle with on the couch <i>and</i> finally …

The Super-Brief History of JavaScript Frameworks For Those Somewhat Interested

JavaScript frameworks have come a long way and any new developer is not only faced with learning a language but choosing with framework to learn …

How To: Envelopes as LFOs

How To: Envelopes as LFOs <b>Without modulation resources, a synthesizer is just a sophisticated organ. Modulation breathes life into a sound, adding</b> …

Make Noise are turning a classic 1972 synthesis book into a video series

Even as modular synths make a comeback, the definitive work on the topic languishes out of print since its 1972 publication. But now, one synth maker …

Why reverse mortgages are a harder sell now

The millions of Americans who haven't saved enough money for retirement still have a potential safety net: their home equity. But recent changes to …

Processing Large Datasets Using C# and SQL Server Table Data Types

One of the projects I work on involves processing large datasets and saving them into SQL Server databases. Recently, the team added Google Analytics …

Databases

Moog This!: Hear a Playlist Featuring 36 Hours of Music Made with the Legendary Analog Synthesizer

Part of what makes electronic music so wide-reaching and sonically far-seeing, so to speak, is its diversity of influences—classical composition, …

These are the 22 most common side hustles—here's how much they pay

More Americans are side hustling than ever before. In fact, over 44 million Americans work more than one job. These hustlers work multiple jobs to …

Personal Finance

5 free software programs that work just as well as the paid versions

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free: love, friends, and great software that works almost as well as a paid product. If you’re like me, you have probably shopped around for certain apps or programs, and then you balked at the price tag. “Is this really worth $200?” you ask …

Software

How to: Access Office Interop Objects by Using Visual C# Features (C# Programming Guide)

12 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Visual C# has features that simplify access to Office API objects. The new features include named and optional …

3 Charging Cables That Work Better Than What Comes With Your Phone

You're not resigned to using the charging cables come with your phone. As long as you're using an Apple-approved cable, there are plenty of options …

The Hyacinth Disaster is a gripping sci-fi thriller about a crew of doomed asteroid miners

For fans of The Martian and The Expanse<p><i>There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our new column</i> <i>Pod Hunters</i><i>, we cover what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about.</i><p>A couple of years ago, <i>Verge</i> listener David Carlson wanted to help his wife. …

Modular Synthesizer Videos Are the YouTube Rabbit Hole You Won’t Want to Leave

What if you had a spaceship console installed in a sunlit corner of your living room? And what if, with the twist of a few knobs, you could navigate to the outer reaches of consciousness, all without disturbing the potted plant on your desk? That is the rough premise of a new micro-genre of YouTube …

Use Google Chrome’s Task Manager to Figure Out What’s Slowing Down Your Browsing

Frozen webpages, a precursor to the ever-frustrating dead tab, can be intensely frustrating—all the more so when you can’t accurately identify what’s …

Software

The 10 Best Free Streaming Services You Need To Bookmark Now

Here are Decider, we love the world of entertainment, but we’re still people first. Even when it means supporting artists that we love, paying for …

Streaming

How to clone, modify, add, and delete files in Git

In the first article in this series on getting started with Git, we created a simple Git repo and added a file to it by connecting it with our …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

8 Best Python IDEs for Linux Programmers

Python is a general-purpose programming language for building anything; from backend web development, data analysis, artificial intelligence to …

How to add a repository on your Linux machine

If you've ever been told to add a repository to a Linux machine and had no idea what that meant, you're in luck. Jack Wallen explains this necessary …

Did America’s great landscape painter fear progress and hate democracy?

NEW YORK — If you despair of what’s happening to the world today — from political discord to environmental degradation — then you may also feel serious misgivings about democracy. Is government up to the task of tackling problems so grave that they threaten the planet? Can a system designed to be …