Eilon Fisch

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Why the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI deal has cloud companies going nuts

By now you’ve probably heard of the Defense Department’s massive winner-take-all $10 billion cloud contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (or JEDI for short).<br>Star Wars references aside, this contract is huge, even by government standards.The Pentagon would like a single cloud …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

What Is A Data Lake? A Super-Simple Explanation For Anyone

If you’re even tangentially involved with big data, you know that finding storage solutions for the volumes of data being generated every second is of utmost importance. When it comes to managing data, data professionals can consider using a data warehouse or a data lake as a data repository. In …

Big Data

21 Podcasts Worth Listening To Over And Over Again

From true crime to pop culture, we've got you covered.

Books

If You Want to See Ab Definition, Try This Trainer's Quick 4-Move Workout

If you're in need of some major fitness inspo, you've got to follow personal trainer and creator of the PWR program Kelsey Wells. The PWR program is one of the four programs from Kayla Itsines's SWEAT app, and it's all about weightlifting and building lean muscle mass.<p>If you're not ready to commit …

Workouts

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Flipboard

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

How to spot a fake phone

Spend enough time on the internet and you’re bound to come across a horror story or two of some unfortunate soul duped into spending hundreds of dollars on a counterfeit or fake phone. It may look like a brand new Samsung Galaxy S9 from the outside, but it’s not even close on the inside, with a …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of

The most common reason to skip a workout is lack of time but with these eight bodyweight moves, an awesome pump can be achieved right in your bedroom.<p>…

Workouts

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Parabola raises $2.2 million to simplify programming for employees stuck in Excel all day

While knowledge workers are handling increasingly difficult tasks — ones that may be much easier to handle with just a Python script — Alex Yaseen thinks that in the future not everyone will actually need to learn how to code.<p>Instead, he hopes that tools like the one he’s building, called Parabola, …

Dave Matthews Band Performing 'Come Tomorrow' Songs Live

Dave Matthews Band this week revealed the 14-song tracklist for their upcoming studio album <i>Come Tomorrow</i> which is due out on June 8 via RCA Records. …

Music

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

Kids

16 book recommendations for when you have absolutely no clue what you want to read

There's a funny thing that happens when you tell someone you write about books. Almost always, they immediately ask, "Do you have any book …

Why I stopped feeling bad about using email templates

If you’re a writer, whether in-house or freelance, you know that the actual work of writing is only a fraction of what you have to do each day. You probably also have a never-ending list of emails to respond to, new topics you need to pitch, and general followup inquiries to make.<p>With all of that …

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

Best Netflix documentaries for September 2018

Netflix original documentaries and docuseries have been knocking it out of the park lately. Not only did Netflix win Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards this year, it has also racked up six nominations for Best Documentary Feature since 2014. So good! Let's get streaming.<p>Docuseries<p>Chef's …

Entertainment

25+ Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Slow Cookers

Mark Hamill Explains The Proper Order To Watch The ‘Star Wars’ Films

When introducing someone new to <i>Star Wars</i> — yes, people like that exist — great care has to be taken with the viewing order of the complete saga. While some people advocate for chronological within the universe of the saga, others are more in favor of by release date. Collider decided to ask Mark …

Learn to code, get paid anywhere

So you’ve decided to <b>learn to code</b> so that you can get properly paid for once. Good for you. We can’t let life pass us all by.<p>The tricky part now is knowing <i>where to start?</i><p>Should you learn <b>Python</b> because it’s said to be the simplest? Or <b>Javascript</b> because of it’s versatility and wide-usage? How about</b> …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

45 tips to spark your landing page optimization

We all know that the websites we work on could be better — way better in fact — but it can be difficult to realize exactly <i>how</i> they could be improved. As an experienced digital marketer and SEO specialist, I absolutely love A/B testing and conversion rate optimization (CRO) because they are two of …

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Stack Overflow’s 2018 Developer Survey reveals programmers are doing a mountain of overtime

Stack Overflow has released its annual developer survey. The document examines attitudes among developers with respect to the tools they use, the industry they work in, and most interestingly, how they got there. Each year, there’s inevitably an interesting takeaway. While reading through this …

Stack Overflow

Music

Putting Out New Albums On Friday Is A Bad Idea<p>'New Music Friday' has been a thing since 2015, but changing the typical release day from Tuesday to Friday was a mistake.<p>Steven Hyden 09.07.18 3 days ago 6 Comments<p>Kanye Shouldn't Have Apologized To Drake For Two Major Reasons<p>Andre Gee 09.07.18 2 days …

Paul McCartney

Music Discovery for Internet Nerds

<b>7 hacks to find hidden gems</b><p>Let me tell you how I feel about music. <b>I LOVE IT.</b> I like to say “my heartbeat has a bassline” because literally it’s what moves me. Music is my motivator, my consoler, my memory maker, and my biggest passion outside of my family, words and work. Did I mention how much I …

Music Festivals

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …