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6 Disturbing Trends In Millennial Dating

In case you haven’t heard, dating in modern America is bonkers. And it’s all the millennials’ fault! Basic principles of dignity and class in the …

Relationships

How I became (and stayed) a successful programmer

3 strategies that have been crucial to the longevity of my programming careerFor a while now, interest in programming has been skyrocketing. So there …

Self-improvement

What is Linux?

What is Linux? It means different things to different people, from the purist who considers it to be the kernel, to the GNU advocate who sees it as a …

RPG Reload Presents - The History Of Handheld RPGs, Part Nine

Hello, gentle readers, and welcome to the<b> RPG Reload</b>. This week, we're continuing our little monthly project looking at the history of handheld RPGs. …

App Store

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Raspberry Pi

How to go from the couch to running 5K in eight weeks

My biggest piece of advice for anyone who wants to start running is "just start" – lace up your running shoes and go.<p>The hardest part of any exercise program – especially running – is getting started. When I first started to run, each step was torture. Now running is my bliss.<p>Your first workout …

Ask Eva says goodbye: seven lessons I learned from answering your questions

When I started writing this column just over a year ago, I wasn’t sure how long it would last. How many questions, I wondered, would people really have about online dating? Answer: many! From getting started with online dating in middle age, to the ethics of juggling multiple online paramours, I …

Relationships

How to code your own adventure game in Python

The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful piece of technology, but many people don't use it to its full potential. With your Raspberry Pi you can create …

What is Hadoop - An Easy Explanation For Absolutely Anyone

<i>Originally posted here by Bernard Marr</i>.<p>When you learn about Big Data you will sooner or later come across this odd sounding word: Hadoop - but what …

5 Ways to Practice for a Coding Interview

Interviews for programming jobs aren’t like most interviews you hear about. There’s less, “What is your greatest weakness?” and, “Why are you right …

Interview Insider: How to Get Hired at BuzzFeed

The company has hired a new employee every day for months.<p>If you have spent any time on the Internet, you have likely interacted with BuzzFeed content. The rapidly growing social news and entertainment company has amassed a global audience of more than 150 million people in just eight years. It's …

Git Explained: For Beginners

I’m working with Git now for about two years but only for my personal projects and those I have on GitHub. At work we still use TFS and SVN (as of …

For Designers, Learning To Code Isn’t A Yes-No Question

The former CEO of Berg explains why programming is just one way that designers ought to make sense of problems.<p>From 2005 to 2014 (or 483 weeks to be exact), the London-based consultancy Berg stood quietly at the vanguard of interactive product design. The studio’s preoccupation with “finding …

Indie RPG Underrail is finally getting a full release on December 21

Indie RPG <i>Underrail</i> has been in early access for a hell of a long time. The post-apocalyptic love letter to old CRPGs like <i>Fallout</i>, <i>Planescape</i>, and</i> …

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

To become our best selves, we must constantly be learning more skills and educating ourselves on how to provide more value to the world. Here are 7 …

Learning

A Winter Weight-Loss Detox Soup

You might be thinking that there's no way a bright green bowl pureed veggies can be filling and comforting enough for chilly weather, but this detox soup will prove you wrong. Clocking in well under 100 calories per serving, this warming, hefty soup is packed with flavor and detoxifying stars like …

The ultimate guide to leveling up your coding skills

No matter what your job is these days, it’s always helpful to have coding knowledge in your toolbox. But if you’re not interested in going back to school and you have very little time to dedicate towards picking up a new skill, choosing what, when and how to develop your programming chops is a task …

16 Best YouTube Channels To Start Learning Web Development

Want to be a web developer but <b>not sure where to start</b> or<b> which programming language to begin with</b>? There are plenty of resources you can fall back on …

Programming

How to Build a Web Game in an Hour

You don’t need an entirely new skill set to develop games. In fact, your current Web development skills in HTML, JavaScript, CSS and so on are just …

Game Development

Free music: Google Play offers 20 free “Very Best of” collections

<b>Update, October 16:</b> More free albums! Especially ’80s albums, but if that sounds good to you, tune in here to get an earful.<p><b>Update, October 13:</b> Google appears to be rotating its “Best of” collection promo, as a number of new collections from artists like Europe, Alice Cooper, or Miles Davis are now …

Music

4. Torment: Tides Of Numenera - PC, Mac, Linux

This Kickstarter-funded RPG - one of the highest-funded Kickstarter games ever with $4.2 million - is being made by the same brilliant minds who …

These pickup lines have the highest success rates, according to the dating app Hinge

A lot of people talk about opening lines, whether by debating the best thing to say to get someone's attention or by taking screenshots of the most awkward ones.<p>But Hinge, a popular dating app that introduces users to friends of friends, says it has figured out the best lines to initiate …

60+ Free Books on Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Python, R, and more

<b>By Brendan Martin,</b> (LearnDataSci).<p>Pulled from the web, here is a great collection of eBooks. While every single book in this list is provided for …

Pros, cons of starting a business straight out of college

When she graduated from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in 2007, Jess Lively already had eight years of entrepreneurship under her belt, having started her own online jewelry business at age 15. Rather than launch a corporate career, Lively decided to run her jewelry company …

Small Business

The self-hating Web Developer

Hi, I'm Joe! I'm a web developer primarily specializing in Python/Django.<p>I frequent /r/learnprogramming to help answer both technical and career …

Siblings

10 Technical Papers Every Programmer Should Read (At Least Twice)

Sep 8, 2011<p><i>Let me preface this post by saying that no programmer should feel compelled to read any of these papers. I list them because I think that</i> …

5 Great Front-End Developer Tools You Must Try

<i>Arnaud Breton is a full-stack developer at mention with a specific focus on the front-end side and user experience. This post originally appeared on the mention blog.</i><p>Over the last few years, we’ve seen tremendous growth in an entirely new generation of Web applications. These apps have become much …