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Why Women Don’t Code

Ever since Google fired James Damore for “advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace,” those of us working in tech have been trying to …

University of Washington

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

<i>By networking everyday objects, the Internet of Things turns them into smart devices that – if regulated correctly – can help deliver significant</i> …

Internet of Things

New website format is so revolutionary its creator doesn't know its potential

<b>A new web tool has made it possible to format an entire website as a URL string, but it’s such a different way of making websites that even its</b> …

Dropbox

MIT Creates AI That Can Extract Individual Music Instruments From Videos

If a music is a cake, the instruments that are played to create that song, are the ingredients.When the ingredients are mixed and baked, together …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Future Challenges for TypeScript

Typed Javascript brings a new level of sanity to web development. Better autocomplete, refactoring with a lot more confidence, less bugs — having a …

JavaScript

Hitch Hotel has all the benefits of a trailer without the wheels

<b>Go car camping without having to relearn how to drive in reverse.</b><p>It’s summer, and people are on the road going camping. Some are pulling trailers or …

Camping

We Just Got More Evidence Open Plan Offices Suck, According to Science

What do we want? Walls!<p>For the first time, scientists have measured what actually happens with face-to-face interactions when employees start to work …

The Workplace

Scientists 'completely surprised' by immunity-boosting virus

Though you may not hear of it often, cytomegalovirus is a fairly common virus. It is usually harmless, but once contracted, it remains in the system …

Immunotherapy

This crash course in machine learning could be your ticket to a new career

Machine learning is a close cousin to AI, wherein computers can progressively improve they way they perform certain tasks just by analyzing data and …

Machine Learning

How to Code in Ethereum — A Three Part Series (Part 1)

If you have delved into Ethereum development, no doubt that you have come across terms such as ICOs, Metamask, Remix, and Smart Contracts.<p>Some …

Blockchain

NordVPN is as close to perfect as you could ask for in a VPN

NordVPN<p>$2.75 per month (3-year plan)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Strong security feature set • Fast! • Easy to use • Good for torrenting and Netflix<p>The …

Chef shows how he eats for less than $25 a week

Eco chef Tom Hunt says the secret to eating well and cheap is to buy food in season and buy it in bulk. In this Guardian article, Hunt reveals his …

Food

Agile software development still more a feel-good term than reality

'It breaks my heart to see the ideas we wrote about in the Agile Manifesto used to make developers' lives worse, instead of better,' a co-author of …

Project Management

Raspberry Pi Face Recognition

In last week’s blog post you learned how to perform <i>Face recognition with Python, OpenCV, and deep learning</i>.But as I hinted at in the post, in order …

Raspberry Pi

Fibonacci Hashing: The Optimization that the World Forgot (or: a Better Alternative to Integer Modulo)

I recently posted a blog post about a new hash table, and whenever I do something like that, I learn at least one new thing from my comments. In my …

Mathematics

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

Information Systems

These 39 Brilliant Gadgets On Amazon Will Be Game-Changers For Practical People

If you’re someone who prefers for products to have a concrete purpose before you spend your hard-earned money on them, you know how hard it is to …

Magnax prepares to manufacture radically high-powered, compact axial flux electric motor

It might not have the romance of combustion engine tuning, but it seems a bit of a battle is brewing to develop the kinds of high-performance motors …

Engineering

Everyone loves Tile trackers, but this $12 Bluetooth tracker is better in one important way

Tile is the biggest name in Bluetooth finders, but it’s certainly not the only name. In fact, there’s a great alternative you’ve probably never heard …

Tech Trends

Jira bug exposed private server keys at major companies, researcher finds

A major TV network, a UK cell giant, and one US government agency are among the companies affected.<p>Several tech giants and major companies are …

11 Javascript Utility Libraries You Should Know In 2018

11 Useful Javascript utility libraries to speed your development.<p>As Javascript remains the most popular and widely used programming language in 2018, …

JavaScript

Hacking Elevators: How to Bypass Access Control Systems to Visit Locked Floors & Restricted Levels in Any Building

Many operators use elevators to control access to particular floors, whether it be the penthouse at a hotel or a server room in an office building. …

Dynamic Programming – 7 Steps to Solve any DP Interview Problem

<i>Originally posted at Refdash Blog. Refdash is an interviewing platform that helps engineers interview anonymously with experienced engineers from top</i> …

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

Loch Ness Monster Video Captured By 8-Year-Old Girl, As Scientists Embark On New Quest To Find Creature

Laria Annand captured something strange lurking about in the Scottish lake.<p>Has the Loch Ness Monster been captured on video (again)? An 8-year-old …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Troubled Times for Alternatives to Einstein’s Theory of Gravity

New observations of extreme astrophysical systems have “brutally and pitilessly murdered” attempts to replace Einstein’s general theory of relativity.

Albert Einstein

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

How to Turn a Raspberry Pi Into a Game Console

The Raspberry Pi is a $35 computer that can do a lot of things, but few projects are as popular as turning it into a retro-gaming console; imagine …

Filter your Pi and be a Responsible Pirate

At this point it’s pretty well-known that you can tack a long wire to the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO, install some software, and you’ve got yourself the …