Dirk DaCosta

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Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Graphic Design

This Is Exactly What Halle Berry Eats in 24 Hours on the Keto Diet

We'll say it: Halle Berry is a genetically superior human, and her unwavering commitment to health certainly doesn't hurt. Berry is one of the many …

Is It Safe to Always Be in Ketosis? Here's What the Experts Say

By now, you've certainly seen some of the jaw-dropping results people have experienced after trying the keto diet, where you eat low-carb in order for your body to go into ketosis, and produce ketones in the liver to use as energy instead of carbohydrates. Would it stand to reason, then, that the …

Diabetes

The Right Way to Start — and Master — a Keto Diet For Maximum Benefits

If you're into health and fitness, you've probably heard the buzz about the ketogenic diet. Celebrities like Tim Tebow, Kourtney Kardashian, Adriana Lima, Megan Fox, and Halle Barry have touted its benefits, united in their praise of the program. And for a lot of other people looking to drop some …

Nutrition

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations | Inc.com

Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic connections that could open doors for you.<p>Instead, your first order of priority is to take the attention off …

Body Language

Why Asking This 1 Question Will Get You a Job Much Faster

Finding a new job will be faster and easier when you take this important first step.<p>Hillary spent seven months in 2017 looking for a job. She didn't get any interviews. She was convinced there was something wrong with her. Her career confidence dwindled. I don't blame her for feeling this way. The …

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

Time Traveler Claims He’s A CIA Agent That Visited 2118 As Part Of A Mission & Has A Photo To Prove It [Video]

A time traveler claims that he visited the year 2118 and he has the photo to prove it. He warns people of the devastation that is to come in the next …

Machine learning won’t kill lawyers, but blockchain will

I fear for the professions.<p>Those which have enjoyed a monopoly for so long due to their protection by Royal Societies and Official registries. Those which require accreditation and continued professional development.<p>I’m not saying they never provided a quality professional service, I’m saying they …

Blockchain

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Oracle to expand automation capabilities across developer cloud services

Last fall at Oracle OpenWorld, chairman Larry Ellison showed he was a man of the people by comparing the company’s new autonomous database service to auto-pilot on his private plane. Regardless, those autonomous capabilities were pretty advanced, providing customers with a self-provisioning, …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

Blockchain

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

Storyline lets you build and publish Alexa skills without coding

Thirty-nine million Americans now own a smart speaker device, but the voice app ecosystem is still developing. While Alexa today has over 25,000 skills available, a number of companies haven’t yet built a skill for the platform, or offer only a very basic skill that doesn’t work that well. That’s …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

More than 2,000 WordPress websites are infected with a keylogger

Malicious script logs passwords and just about anything else admins or visitors type.<p>More than 2,000 websites running the open source WordPress …

Web Design

How to solve 90% of NLP problems: a step-by-step guide

<b>This post is accompanied by</b> <b>an interactive notebook</b> <b>demonstrating and applying all these techniques. Feel free to run the code and follow along!</b><p>Step 1: …

5 of the biggest myths about weight loss

Stop believing these and you might start seeing some healthy progress.<p>If you're on a #newyearnewme hype just like the rest of the country this …

Weight Loss

10 Social Media Tools You Need in 2018 | Inc.com

Last month, I wrote about <i>How to Leverage Social Media In 2018: A Video Marketing Guide for Brands</i> and the feedback was extremely positive. The biggest request I received was for more social media tools to help companies really take advantage of the medium.<p>And it's no wonder. Just three years ago, …

Social Media

25 Dinner Ideas For People Who Are Trying To Eat Less Meat

Put these in your dinner rotation.

10 Instagram Automation Tools to Build a Massive Following

Instagram has immense power to make or break brands and influencers. For example, Halo Top Creamery increased online sales by 2,500 percent after …

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

What is the blockchain? WIRED explains

It’s got stiff competition, but ‘blockchain’ might just be the tech buzzword <i>de jour</i>. Want to make your startup sound like it’s much more …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Use These Tips to Crush Your Next Job Interview

This entrepreneur talks about interviewing tips you can use on both sides of the table.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video with Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars, Seven Seas Music CEO and co-founder Brooke Wentz gives some great tips on how you …

5 Extremely Cool Uses For the Amazon Echo With Your iPhone

If you've got an Amazon Echo and you've got an iPhone, you've got two devices that can work together to do great things!There's more to the Amazon …

Smart Homes

Here's everything you need to know about blockchains, the ground-breaking tech that could be as disruptive as the internet

From a 'castle' full of bitcoin millionaires to the initial coin offering (ICO) craze, it's hard to escape the chatter about how some people are building their fortunes off the new world of cryptocurrencies. But behind those cryptocurrencies sits a technology called blockchains, which some people …