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Build a RESTful API using AWS Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB and the Serverless Framework

We are going to build a serverless RESTful API for getting contact information using Amazon Web Services (AWS)!As a note, this article mainly focuses …

Amazon Web Services

The Nightingale From 'Beltorchika's Children' Is Getting A Massive Toy Next Year

One of the spin-offs from <i>Gundam: Char’s Counterattack</i> was the novel <i>Beltorchika’s Children</i>, which was an alternate telling of the same story. That meant the mobile suits had a makeover and one of these is getting the Robot Damashii toy treatment in February.<p>In the original movie, you had the RX-93 …

Anime

The Novels That Won Both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, Ranked

This month, N.K. Jemisin made all kinds of SFF history by winning her third straight Hugo Award for Best Novel for <i>The Stone Sky,</i> the third book in …

Science Fiction

11 Sci-Fi Short Stories You Can Read For Free Right Now

Short stories are the perfect medium for science fiction. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I love a space opera as much as the next nerd—but there’s …

Science Fiction

The Best in Sci-Fi Books This Week

Honestly, this is the best week of the year to kick off a science-fiction round-up. One of the most prestigious award ceremony in the genre — the …

Science Fiction

Here’s how elite performers silence negative self-talk

95% of the thoughts you have had today are the same thoughts you had yesterday.<p>How many of those thoughts are actually true?<p>Just because a thought …

Foster Care

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence with These 3 Questions

As the concept of emotional intelligence has gone global, we’ve watched professionals founder as they try to improve their emotional intelligence (or EI) because they either don’t know where to focus their efforts or they haven’t understood how to improve these skills on a practical level.<p>In our …

Emotional Intelligence

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoubtedly hugely popular already - thanks to the range of both TV programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually …

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

10 basic Android terminal commands you should know

For a lot of us, the fact that we can plug our Android phone into a computer and interact with it is a big plus. Besides the times when we've broken …

13 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

Top 20 Projects on Github

Well, you don't necessarily have to read this post to figure out the most starred projects on Github. You can easily do it by searching stars:>5000 …

Blockchain Is the Future, But It's Confusing. Here's an Explanation in Plain English

Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>Blockchain. If you're like me a year ago, the mere mention might make you go "huh?"<p>You keep hearing the word and it isn't going away. You admit defeat of your lack of knowledge and find yourself Googling "What is …

Netflix Has Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Shows and Movies

It's time to re-up the queue.<p>If your Netflix queue is starting to show you the same predictable shows and genres, this may be the hack you've been waiting for.<p>As we all know, Netflix selects recommended shows and movies based on what you've previously watched. This means that if you share your …

Revealed: These secret Netflix codes will unlock lots more movies and shows

Users of online movie streaming service Netflix can now get more content for their subscription.<p>A secret list of codes has been revealed, which …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

Data Modeling with Kafka? Topics and Partitions

One of the first things I think about when using a new service (such as a non-RDBMS data store or a message queue) is: "How should I structure my …

Frontlines is an action-packed military sci-fi series that captures the essence of warfare

Marko Kloos translates his time in the service to outer space<p>For the past couple of years, I’ve been hooked on Marko Kloos’ military science fiction <i>Frontlines</i> series. Set on an overpopulated Earth in 2108, it follows a soldier named Andrew Grayson who joins the military and ends up facing off …

10 Things Successful People Do When They Start a New Job

The first month at a new job can be overwhelming.<p>Once you’ve decided to accept the offer, and survived your first day and your first week, you might …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Data Structures and Algorithms

COURSE 1<p>Algorithmic Toolbox<p>Current session: Jul 16<p>Commitment5 weeks of study, 4-8 hours/week<p>SubtitlesEnglish, Spanish<p>About the Course<p>The course …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

18 science fiction and fantasy books to read this January

Start off your year with a good book (or two)<p>It’s a brand new year, and that means that it’s time to dust off the reading list and take a look at what’s coming ahead.<p>In the last days of 2017, I finally found some time to catch up on Brian K. Vaughn and FIonna Staples’s brilliant comic <i>Saga</i>. I’ve …

This Simple Exercise Will Tell You What Your Co-workers Really Think of You (If You Dare)

A "presence audit" reveals what your team says about you when you're not around (if you're brave enough to listen).<p>People are notoriously terrible at self-evaluation. We routinely judge ourselves as above average at just about everything despite the mathematical impossibility of everyone being …

Top 100 Hadoop Interview Questions

Hadoop is an open source software framework for distributed storage and distributed processing of large data sets. Open source means it is freely …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

How To Do A Hard Reset On Your Life In 2018

I'm no expert but I don't think next year can be any worse than 2017.<p><i>For more Do Better 2018 content, click here!</i>

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