Shawn M

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Tufte CSS

One of the most distinctive features of Tufte’s style is his extensive use of sidenotes.<p>This is a sidenote. Sidenotes are like footnotes, except they …

Development process in GitHub - Basic conceps (Infographic)

Have you ever tried to explain to a non-techie how software development works in GitHub (with the concepts of <i>fork</i>, <i>branch</i>, <i>pull request</i>, <i>merge</i>,…)?. Not …

Software Development

Skypark Bike Park in Santa’s Village

Southern California's Newest Bike Park<p>The adventure park, Skypark at Santa’s Village, has just opened a new bike park east of Los Angeles. Still in …

Southern California

Supreme Court’s Ruling In Cheerleader Uniform Case Could Lead To Higher Prices For Clothing, Furniture

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in a case that involves cheerleader uniforms, but which some critics believe could eventually …

Consumer Protection

Design Trend: Experimental Navigation Patterns

Long gone is the idea that navigation menus must be fixed at the top of a website design. While many designers opt for the safe, consistency of all …

UI Design

Mountain Biking Down an Abandoned Mine Shaft Is a Dimly Lit Descent Into Hell

There are lots of places to go off-road mountain biking if you’re looking for a cheap thrill (or the chance to break your neck). But one of the most …

How to Do a Content Audit [Updated for 2017]

This guide provides instructions on how to do a content audit using examples and screenshots from Screaming Frog, URL Profiler, Google Analytics …

How OPEC Lost The War Against Shale, In One Chart

At the start of March we showed a fascinating chart from Rystad Energy, demonstrating how dramatic the impact of technological efficiency on …

10 Useful JavaScript Form Validation Libraries

For Internet users, form filling on many websites and mobile applications has become a common exercise to provide information, like email ID, name, …

Choosing Between Long-Form and Short-Form Content

It’s a question that our content writing team receives on a regular basis, from business owners in virtually all industries and verticals: <i>How long</i> …

Marketing

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Strange Paradoxes of Time Travel

Astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson gave a fascinating interview recently to Jake Roper of Vsauce3, where he talked at length …

Scipy Tutorial: Vectors and Arrays (Linear Algebra)

Matrices: Operations and routines<p>Similarly to where you left it off at the start of the previous section, you know how to create matrices, but you …

Python Programming

We spend $100 billion on policing and we have no idea what works

Watching the debate in this country over public safety, you’d think some people wish to live securely, while others welcome Armageddon. Conservative …

What is AWS | AWS Certified Solutions Architect | AWS Tutorial for Beginners | Edureka

AWS Certified Solutions Architect | AWS Tutorial for Beginners | AWS Training | Edureka

The Quartz guide to bad data

<b>An exhaustive reference to problems seen in real-world data along with suggestions on how to resolve them.</b><p>As a reporter your world is full of data. …

Natural Language Generation | The Python NLP Ecosystem: A Short and Very Opinionated Guide

Natural language processing (NLP) is a field in a state of flux. New applications of neural network-based methods combined with huge datasets are …

Automatic media library updates for Kodi media centre

So like me, you are one of those guys or girls that has installed and setup Kodi as their media centre. All is working well and you are able to watch …

My Four-Step Photography Backup Workflow

Creating and maintaining backups of our data is essential in the business of photography. There are countless articles out there about the importance …

5 tips for riding rough terrain

The key to staying smooth through rough terrain is timing, balance and spotting your line early. I find recceing the trail helpful. In general, you …

Mountain Biking

The AWS Serverless API Portal

I was looking through the Github accounts for Amazon Web Services and came across their Serverless API Portal — a pretty functional example of a …

Setup OSX for R

<i>Originally Published on my Personal Blog.</i><p>This is a rather details documentation of my OSX setup for R usage using homebrew. You can get away with a …

A Look at What Made the Battle of Helm’s Deep in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers So Epic

Los Angeles video blogger and web producer Evan Puschak (a.k.a. “The Nerdwriter“) has created a new video essay where he explores the incredible …

Learn Every Studio Lighting Setup You’ve Ever Dreamed Of, For Free

<b>If you’ve</b> ever pondered over a clever photographic style, this photography equipment company will teach you how to nail it.<p><b>A rich</b> collection of short …

Tax Your Brain: Open Source Takes on Government Black Box Economics

It has long been the case that “open source” plus “Federal government” equals oxymoron, and for good reason. The US government might run on numbers, …

DevOps

Marin's Trail King: Profile of a Trail Builder

“The hardest thing about trail building is getting permission.” So says Jim Jacobson of Forest Knolls, CA. And he should know. Jacobson has been …

Marin County

20 Video Marketing Examples From Content Curation Platform & Tools

For the online marketer the world just gets tougher each day. Inbound marketing and content marketing are great techniques, but the time, effort and …

A Visual Guide To Pandas

Lexical Distance Among Languages of Europe 2015

I found the lexical distance map fascinating but the closer I studied it the more things bothered me. Thus trawling through the net I found …