Joey Hodges

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Learning the shell - Lesson 9: Permissions

Permissions<p>The Unix-like operating systems, such as Linux differ from other computing systems in that they are not only <i>multitasking</i> but also …

Linux

How to Email Negative Feedback Without Pissing People Off

The author of a new book about email shares tips on how to deliver negative feedback.<p>We've all got one (or several) things that really grate us at work. For Jocelyn K. Glei, the founding editor and director of creative community 99U, it's email anxiety. In her just-released book <i>Unsubscribe</i>, she …

Coding Interview University

I originally created this as a short to-do list of study topics for becoming a software engineer, but it grew to the large list you see today. After …

Machine Learning

A Guide to TF Layers: Building a Convolutional Neural Network

The TensorFlow layers module provides a high-level API that makes it easy to construct a neural network. It provides methods that facilitate the …

Deep Learning

Let's build a robot!

Are you a developer? .. then you can build a robot...

Robotics

This GitHub repo teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes

Web design sounds like a simple principle, but it’s not easy — and there’s a lot to it. There’s a GitHub repo that promises to get you up and running in as little as four minutes.<p>Really, its a base for a tutorial that seems to show how the website you end up on was built. It walks you through …

Web Design

What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple

I first started working for Apple on the PR agency side at Porter Novelli in Sydney, Australia in 1997. Steve Jobs had just returned to the company and the product line was a shamble of computers with confusing names, printers, scanners, and a curious, yet ill-conceived PDA called the Newton.<p>The …

This is how you make better decisions, according to science

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones, according to Chip Heath's "Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work."<p>With careers:<p>In our jobs:<p>And in our personal lives:<p>We get a lot of sketchy tips based on unreliable …

5 Terminal Commands You Think Every Linux User Should Know

Your list, revealed!<p><b>Way back in February ago we asked you to list the top Terminal commands you thought every Linux user should know.</b><p>You, awesome …

Apple Stores See Shrinking Share of iPhone Sales

More buyers are buying directly from telecom carriers<p>More U.S. consumers are buying iPhones from third-party retailers instead of directly from Apple Inc., according to a new report, a shift that could cut into the tech giant’s wide profit margins.<p>Consumer Intelligence Research Partners said 11% of …

iPhone

We need to stop buying iPhones from carriers

According to a new report, 76 percent of iPhone purchases in 2015 came from carrier stores — not directly from Apple.<p>Consumer Intelligence Research Partners also says that in 2014, 65 percent of us bought iPhones via carriers. At carrier sales grew, Apple Store iPhone sales dropped from 16 percent …

Apple Store

Apple, Facebook, Snapchat, and Tesla Prove It: People Want What They Can't Have | Inc.com

Tesla has three times more preorders (at $1,000 each) for its new Model 3--270,000 and counting--than the number of cars it's already produced to date.<p>Meantime, established car manufacturers like Nissan and Chevrolet have struggled to sell even a fraction of that number. Why is Tesla so successful …

Tesla

Multimeter Basics: Measuring Voltage, Resistance, and Current

Your eyes can’t show you what’s happening inside a circuit, but a meter can.<p>Every meter has a “common” socket, color-coded black and labeled “com.” Plug the black probe into this socket.<p>You’ll also find a red-coded socket, labeled with the letter V and an ohm symbol to tell you that it measures …

MacBook Charger Teardown Highlights Dangers of Counterfeit Adapters

Manufacturers of counterfeit Apple products often go to great lengths to make their knock-offs look genuine, which brings the added risk of concealing potentially dangerous flaws in substituted electrical components.<p>In the past we've covered the efforts manufacturers go to when counterfeiting …

Tech Trends

6 keys to crafting personalized emails that connect with customers (webinar)

<b>Missed our webinar on email personalization?</b> <b>With e</b><b>mail the undisputed</b> <b>marketing ROI leader, you won’t want to miss</b> <b>this panel of experts and learn how personalization can dramatically increase open rates, click-through rates (CTR), and revenue.</b><p><b>Access the webinar for free right here.</b><p>We all like to …

CBS News: FBI vs. Apple iPhone Battle Could Have Been Avoided With $4 per Month Software

It seems the legal battle over an iPhone 5c used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook could possibly have been avoided if the county government that …

How to Write a Killer Email Subject Line

Did you know that 35% of emails are opened based on the subject line alone? Even worse, a whopping 69% of email users flag an email as spam after …

[Viral Now] 10 Email Management Skills Everyone Should Learn to Be More Productive

For many people these days, email = work. It’s just the sad (or not that sad) truth of the modern world of professionals, entrepreneurs, c...<p>A+ …

21 Insane Gadgets To Make Your iPhone Even Cooler

Because carrying a handheld computer isn't high-tech enough.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Burger King

25 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

178<p>SHARES<p>iPhones are pretty clever there's no doubting that, but the chances are your iPhone is probably a lot more clever than you're giving it …

Microsoft may be running the biggest Turing test in history

If you live in China and you've been on WeChat, there's a decent chance you've come across or at least heard of chatty teenager named Xiaoice.<p>Xiaoice …

Frustrated Comcast customer sets up bot to tweet complaints every time internet speed drops

A Reddit user became so frustrated with paying Comcast for 150 mbps internet but not receiving the prescribed speed, so set up a bot using a Raspberry Pi to tweets complaints at the ISP.<p>The bot constantly performs speed tests to check if the internet is up to scratch, and if it drops below 50mbps …

Internet

Best Hacking Tools Of 2017 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

<i>Short Bytes: Fossbytes has prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2017 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own</i> …

How to write an email to someone who is frustrated with you

Here's the problem: Martin isn't done yet.<p>Rather than keep people in the dark, the author posted an explanation on January 2 via his LiveJournal page and told the honest truth.<p>"THE WINDS OF WINTER is not finished. Believe me, it gave me no pleasure to type those words. You're disappointed, and …

How the iMac broke my 18-month PC upgrade cycle

David Gewirtz eats PCs for breakfast. Every 18 months or so, he's needed to upgrade his main machine to handle his ever-increasing workload. But not …

These Sales Email Templates Will Help You Close More Deals | Inc.com

You've opened a new business. Great, but you have no customers. What do you do? Unless yours is the sort of business that can literally open its doors and stick a sign on the pavement, the answer is probably to send some emails.<p>Complaining about email might be the national sport of cubicle nation, …

Employment

Japanese scientists have created a new type of hologram that you can actually feel

Researchers have built a machine that renders holograms touchable, adding to a growing body of “telehaptic” prototypes released in 2015.<p>The holographic machine is called Haptoclone and was developed by researchers at the University of Tokyo. It consists of two boxes, one containing an object and …

Augmented Reality

Why Google is restructuring, why the name Alphabet and how it affects you

Much more than a renaming, the reshuffle at the US search group suggest there’s more going on than meets the eye<p>If you haven’t heard of Alphabet, don’t worry: neither had most people in the world until 5pm EST (10pm BST) on Monday, when Google announced a restructuring. When it’s all done, the …

General Electric