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How to troubleshoot a crashing app

Fixes for Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS.<p>You're organizing your notes on the computer or chatting with friends on your smartphone when the app crashes. You open it back up, only for the program to shut down again. When an app starts acting like this, it's a huge inconvenience.<p>But there's good …

Software

How Are You Protecting Your High Performers from Burnout?

A little over a year ago, a high-performing specialist at one of the largest technologies companies — we’ll call him Santiago — was given an opportunity no high performer could turn down: an opportunity to play a manager role on a project he really cared about. The director told him, “You care …

The Workplace

Setting Up Windows to Build and Run Node.js Applications

Node.js is just JavaScript, right? So it should be really easy to run Node.js applications on Windows—just download and install Node, npm install, …

JavaScript

Watch Windows 10 Hack Steal Passwords And Photos By Abusing Cortana

Microsoft last week issued a patch to Windows 10 machines for a vulnerability that allowed hackers to use Cortana voice commands to sneak past the operating system’s lock screen protections. But just what could hackers have done, and what could they still do to unpatched machines?<p>In videos put …

Windows 10

Office 365 not be re-written in Javascript

Sean Larkin, who is Technical Programme Manager for Microsoft Web Platform, appears to have been overstating the case a little and had to clarify …

Building a Facebook Messenger Chat Bot with Node.js

In this tutorial, we’re building a Facebook messenger chatbot that will respond to users with images of cute cats and dogs. We’ll call it Aww Bot. We …

This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world researchers are looking into ways to fix that. Today brings work from Berkeley, where a team is working on a water-harvesting apparatus that requires no power and can …

Off-grid

A Minimalist Guide to SQLite

Visualising Data with Jupyter Notebooks<p>Jupyter Notebooks are a popular way to view data visualisations. Below I'll walk through the setup and a few …

Python Programming

How To: Take Control of the Mouse & Keyboard in Python

While hackers adore the command line, working with the GUI (graphical user interface) of an operating system has some advantages. This is especially …

Social Media

Going Fast with SQLite and Python

In this post I'd like to share with you some techniques for effectively working with SQLite using Python. SQLite is a capable library, providing an …

How to Boot Into Linux from Your Android Phone

Android (Rooted): Whether you're troubleshooting a problematic PC or you just prefer working in your own OS with your own tools, keeping a Linux boot …

Mount Google Drive In Linux With google-drive-ocamlfuse

More than a year after Google has announced its file storage and synchronization service called <i>Drive</i>, there's still no official Linux client. There …

Five Best Alternative Window Managers for Linux

GNOME and KDE are the most popular desktop environments for Linux by a mile, but they're not the only games in town. If you're ready to shake things …

Linux

How to Install ChromeOS in a Virtual Machine

How to Install ChromeOS in a Virtual Machine<p>Updated on June 2, 2013<p>Have you wanted to experiment with ChomeOS without purchasing a Chromebook? Before …

How to Reduce Stress at Your Desk

Inc.'s John Brandon reveals tools for reducing stress without leaving your desk.<p>Like many people, I spend most of the week sitting at a desk, worrying about deadlines and emails. There are plenty of fitness devices that track your movement during the day. But how about your stress levels? Recently, …

Heart Rates

Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …

Attract a Huge Crowd With LinkedIn

Don't let your virtual and live events be a bust. Use these LinkedIn event-marketing strategies to create your A-list and fill those seats with just the right crowd.<p>It happens every single time.<p>If you're planning an event, you get <i>the panic</i>. No matter whether you're throwing a virtual event--such as …

sales

When Presenting Your Data, Get to the Point Fast

Projecting your data on slides puts you at an immediate disadvantage: When you’re giving a presentation, people can’t pull the numbers in for a closer look or take as much time to examine them as they can with a report or a white paper. That’s why you need to direct their attention. What do you …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …