Ryan Moodie

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Hate working in a web browser? How a new breed of software is bringing cloud-based apps into a single interface

In 1983, Microsoft developers Richard Brodie and Charles Simonyi wrote a UNIX program that would eventually become Microsoft Word. It did one thing: …

Apps

7 Health and Fitness Commands You Didn't Know You Could Use Alexa For

Anyone with an Amazon Echo device is most likely not using it to its full potential. Aside from being a fun companion, Alexa is capable of doing more …

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Inc.com

There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to learn a new skill -- you can learn basically anything from anywhere these days …

Learning

10 Little-Known Words You Need to Add to Your Vocabulary Right Now | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>As the dark parts of the day get ever longer, I find myself contemplating what's been lost.<p>And, of course, what's been overwhelming.<p>When it comes to the words we see and use everyday, I worry that …

Robert Mueller

6 Business and Financial Terms Every New Entrepreneur Needs to Know | Inc.com

While a new entrepreneur may not (yet) understand advanced financial and business terms and concepts, he or she understands one thing: the bottom line. Every business focuses on profit and loss.<p>But there are some other financial and performance measurements that can provide earlier signs of trouble …

Customer Experience

I tried the 10/10/10 Method to make decisions like Warren Buffett and Ray Dalio — and it's completely changed the way I view choices

<i><br>"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people."</i><p>Those words are often attributed to Isaac Newton. They may evoke a chuckle, but they get to the root of a problem faced by us all — irrational behavior.<p>Making decisions is one of keystone actions we all take on a …

Self-improvement

How To Do A UX Competitor Analysis: A Step By Step Guide

Getting to grips with the ins and outs of a UX competitor analysis can help you know your market, product and goals better. You will also understand …

UX Design

It's finally time to watch the end of Cassini's epic trip around Saturn

What a way to start the day.<p>What better way to start your Friday than by bearing witness to the end of one of the greatest space missions ever launched?<p>Starting at 7:00 a.m. Eastern daylight time (4:00 a.m. Pacific) on Friday, September 15 you can join the scientists, engineers, and enthusiasts …

Astronomy

Gorgeous, Photorealistic Grand Theft Auto 5 Mod Can (Probably) Run on Your PC

No GPU upgrade necessary.<p>Mods that make Grand Theft Auto 5 even prettier than it already is have been around for a long time, but I’ve never seen …

Grand Theft Auto

Where to buy your eclipse glasses before the total solar eclipse on August 21

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Top 15 Python Libraries For Data Science In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in the Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for …

Turn an old monitor into a wall display with a Raspberry Pi

Have an old monitor and Raspberry Pi lying around? Put them both to great use with this DIY wall-mounted display.<p>So you have an unused Raspberry Pi -- or five -- lying around and you don't know what to do with it. You're not alone, even if there are hundreds of projects at the ready.<p>You can turn it …

Raspberry Pi

Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

The cardinal rule in programming is “<i>Don’t repeat yourself</i>,” or DRY. It says that developers should only implement a particular functionality within a project once. Doing otherwise is bad, because it introduces technical debt and potential inconsistencies.<p>But it only really applies within the scope …

Programming

Here's How Good Managers Give Bad Employees Feedback | Inc.com

Raise your hand--who likes to discipline an employee? I hear crickets chirping in the background.<p>Yet discipline is a cornerstone of highly productive companies. Without it, employee performance is at risk.<p>But don't see it as a negative. If conducted with a constructive, future focus, it provides …

Employment

How to set up a DIY home security system

3 ways to protect your house<p>You don't have to invest in a multimillion dollar surveillance system to keep an eye on your property and possessions. In fact, you might be able to do the job with gadgets you already own, paired with free software. We've collected three types of systems you can pick …

Raspberry Pi

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design | Inc.com

As Jason Putorti, former lead designer at company Mint.com, once memorably put it, great design can seem like magic pixie dust sprinkled over a product, instantly transforming a so-so experience into something spectacular.<p>That's true, but also kind of intimidating to us mere muggles. Thankfully …

UI Design

Who wins the three-way cloud battle? Google vs. Azure vs. AWS

When choosing a cloud platform, newcomers may only look at the cost, but many different business needs should be taken care of before making the final call. We hope to help you get a clear perspective on three major cloud platforms.<p>Right now, there are three main players in the market: Google Cloud …

It Only Takes 7 Words to Create the Last Work-From-Home Policy You'll Ever Need | Inc.com

A friend of mine runs a company with approximately 300 employees. Eighty percent are totally remote workers, and many of the remaining 20 percent work from home at least some portion of every week.<p>Over time, his work-from-home policy has grown from one page to more than a dozen. Every time …

The Workplace

100+ CSS Resources For Web Designers And Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>A serious web designer/developer must call for a skill to write good CSS. CSS is simple, very easy to …

The Advanced Git Guide: Git Stash, Reset, Rebase, and More

Could you be using Git more efficiently? The answer is probably a resounding “Yes,” which is why Toptal Software Engineer Ursula Clarke wrote today’s …

DevOps

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The 'Big One' is coming in 2017: A total solar eclipse

The “Big One” is coming.<p>In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we will have one in the United States in 2017. It anchors a host of other special sights in the sky this coming year that include the planets Venus and …

Astronomy

Sphere is a Lens That Turns Your DSLR Into a 360-Degree Camera

Sphere is a new lens that’s designed to turn any DSLR camera into a 360-degree camera. It captures a full 360-degree view horizontally and a …

21 wild uses for your old Android smartphone

If you have a shiny new smartphone and are wondering what to do with your old one, you're not alone.<p>People upgrade their smartphone once every two years, on average. So what to do with the old device?<p>Bin it? Sell it? Give it to a friend?<p>There are tons of creative uses for an old Android smartphone …

Virtual Reality

The Military-Tested Planning Tool All Business Leaders Need to Try | Inc.com

The United States military is a highly proficient machine that can execute a mission in any corner of the globe. If you were to analyze each successful implementation of this impressive organization you would find at its core a simple planning process, regardless of mission type.<p>And guess what?<p>This …

Business Development

Why Pantone's Color of 2017 Matters to Your Business | Inc.com

As we prepare to move into a New Year there will be plenty of preparation done by businesses looking to scale and level up in 2017. With these preparations, there should be room left to look at office design, color palette choices, and what your 'look' will feel like in 2017. Architecture, design, …

Home Decorating

3 Crucial Things Your Employees Would Tell You If You Asked | Inc.com

When I opened Metal Mafia 12 years ago I believed deeply that our employees would be our strongest assets and I made sure that we treated them like gold. I literally tried to give my staff the very best of everything I could. They never had to take work home, they were well paid, their health …

Employment

Mysterious blue sphere spotted zooming past Sun by NASA satellite

This 'UFO' was first captured by NASA'S SECCHI STEREO HI1 satellite on November 15.<p>A set of photographs taken by a NASA satellite apparently depicts …

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

Google's 'DeepMind' AI platform can now learn without human input

DeepMind is now capable of teaching itself based on information it already possesses.<p>In a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, Alphabet’s hybrid system — called a Differential Neural Computer (DNC) — uses the existing data storage capacity of conventional computers while pairing it …