Danielle Tucker

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Public service coding: the BBC as an open software developer

On Monday, the BBC published <i>British, Bold, Creative</i>, a paper where it put forward a vision for its future based on openness and collaboration with …

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

Why Learning JavaScript and CSS Won’t Make You the Best Web Designer

Looking at the headline, you might do a double-take and exclaim, “Say what?!?” “Are you kidding?”JavaScript and CSS are two of the foundations of web …

JavaScript Jargon: 10 Terms You Should Know

From <i>currying</i> to <i>closures</i> there are quite a number of JavaScript jargons (special words used within the field) knowing which will not only help you …

Advance Your JavaScript Skills with the JavaScript the Good Parts Course

Like any other programming language, JavaScript has both good parts and bad parts. If you want to avoid the bad parts and learn some best practice …

Unpacking Module Bundlers Part 1: What is a module?

<i>This is the first of three posts in a series about JavaScript client-side modules and code packaging</i>.The JavaScript community has this incredible …

What Would Instagram for Music Look Like?

Cymbal might have the answer—with help from Spotify and SoundCloud's libraries.<p>Three undergrads at Boston's Tufts University have a really good idea. Their app is called Cymbal, and it's like Instagram, Snapchat, Spotify, and SoundCloud all had one super-cool digital baby. Cymbal has been …

How to unit test NodeJS HTTP requests?

I have a nodejs app where I wanted to unit test some HTTP requests. Node usually makes things simple, so I expected this to be like that too… but I …

JavaScript

Best Resources to Learn Node.JS Online

My previous post 'Best Sites to Learn How to Code for Free' missing this popular JavaScript framework. So, in the series of learning programming …

10 Things That Introverts Have The Hardest Time With

Personality

Programming Language Rankings: Summer 2015

Tweet <i><br>This iteration of the RedMonk Programming Language Rankings is brought to you by HP. The tools you want, the languages you prefer. Built on</i> …

Making Netflix.com Faster

by Kristofer BaxterSimply put, performance matters. We know members want to immediately start browsing or watching their favorite content and have …

Slaying 5 UX Myths for the Good of Mankind

As a problem-solver you meet a lot of people with opinions on how design and user experience (UX) works. These are mine.<p><i>First published on</i> <i>axbom.com</i><p>1. …

UX Design

Top 10 Blogs For User Experience Designers

User experience is an industry that is constantly evolving. Whether you’re a new practitioner or a seasoned veteran it’s important stay up-to-date on …

How A Wrinkle in Time Changed Sci-Fi Forever

<b>Madeleine L'Engle sat in front</b> of her typewriter in the Tower, her private workspace in her family’s isolated, 200-year-old Connecticut farmhouse. It …

Their one-month-old startup brings logistics tech out of the stone age, bags funding

Ask any hyperlocal delivery startup, on-demand “Uber for X” business, or ecommerce titan to name its three big bottlenecks. Logistics will, more …

Branding for Startups

Don’t forget how people perceive you before you’ve even had a chance to explain yourself…<p>Branding for Startups<p>Branding is important even from the get …

The Holy Grail of Startup Marketing: Search, Social and Content

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Where do you start, with marketing, when you’re about to launch your product or service? This is possibly the most asked question when it comes to startup marketing, and one Guy Kawasaki once famously weighed in on, saying, “Sales fixes …

How to Run a Lean Product Team | Inc.com

Not finding out what your customers want kills your startup. It's the single most important thing our team needs to be focusing on. And it is your job as the CEO, to lead the way in discovering how you're going to find product-market fit. I've found that creating a product team that runs lean is …

Product Management

Water Droplets Undergo a Colorful Metamorphosis in Macro Photographs

Photographer Ivelina Blagoeva is able to see the artistic potential that's hidden within ordinary water droplets. Before Blagoeva's macro lens, dots of water undergo a phenomenal metamorphosis – one that heightens viewers' senses and allows us to zoom in on these aqueous manifestations. While …

Are You Making These Conversion-Killing Mistakes?

Sometimes what you don’t know can be costly. It can lead to mistakes that lead to low conversions—deterring buyers, cutting into your profits and …

Announcing The YC Startup School Radio Podcast

We're excited to announce Startup School Radio, a podcast that features stories and practical advice about starting, funding, and scaling companies. …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Szabo Laszlo<p>Content Marketer and Fitness Enthusiast Read full profile<p>Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the …

Exercise

NASA's trippy video shows a year of C02 emissions in 3 minutes

The trippy video you see above is the highest-resolution model yet of how carbon dioxide moves around the Earth's atmosphere.<p>The scientists at Goddard Space Flight Center who created the computer model call it "Nature Run," and though it's hypnotic to watch, it also provides researchers with a …

Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

The inspiration began with a pine nut. Ryan Howerter, a graphic design student at Colorado State University, took a photography class and his teacher shared the story of the Pinholo, a minuscule functioning pine-nut pinhole camera. Howerter knew what he had to do. "Being a fan of Lego bricks, I had …

Lego

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …