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Coding the future: What will the future of computing look like?

<b>It has been three years since the credit-card sized Raspberry Pi launched.</b><p>The Pi, and its community web pages, try to tempt the public and students to burrow beneath the bonnet of their computers, beyond Facebook, and try their hand at coding.<p>And with five million sold, it is today Britain's …

Raspberry Pi

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

The Super-Fast Full-Body Workout

<i>One barbell can give your entire body a cardio and strength workout in less than 10 minutes. Find out how in the latest installment of Yahoo Health’s</i> …

Workouts

Here's What You Can Do with Google Maps' New Data Layers

Google is adding new features to Data Layers in its JavaScript Maps API, which will allow developers to build a new breed of interactive apps that collect geographical data input from users.<p>With the revised API, you can now use interactive Data Layers to collect user reviews on the best places to …

Is Education Technology Where Women Are Starting To Buck The Tech World’s Sexist Trends?

The number of women founders and executives at startups is dismal. But at ed-tech incubators, the numbers are starting to improve.<p>The landmark San Francisco trial between iconic venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins and Ellen Pao, the woman who did not become partner, may be over. But its …

I'm An Asian-American Actor But I Can't Do The Accent

As a Taiwanese-American actor, I can’t afford to pass on every role that calls for an “Asian accent.” Sometimes the parts are even good. The problem is, I can’t do one.<p>A few years ago, when I was still pretty new to the industry, I was called in to audition for a role that required an “Asian woman” …

North Korea

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Essential tips to keep your WooCommerce store up and running.<p>We're in this together! So, how can we work together?<p>Some practical tips and tricks to …

8 cool tools for data analysis, visualization and presentation

Reporters wrangle all sorts of data, from analyzing property tax valuations to mapping fatal accidents -- and, here at <i>Computerworld</i>, for stories …

10 Exercises People Have Been Doing Wrong

Getting in shape requires a lot of willpower and dedication, so I applaud anyone with the determination and work ethic to stick to their training. I …

The murder that obsessed Italy

On 26 November 2010, Yara Gambirasio, 13, went missing. Three months later her body was discovered in scrubland nearby. So began one of the most complex murder investigations in Italian history, which will reach its climax later this year<p>Yara Gambirasio should only have been gone a short while. On …

Crime

Here are the most unequal cities in America

Inequality provided the economic backdrop for President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address, the recent report of a transatlantic Commission on Inclusive Prosperity, and one of the most talked-about books of 2014, French economist Thomas Piketty's <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i>.<p>Although …

Demographics

30 tech skills that will get you a $110,000-plus salary

But it's an ever-changing job market. One day a skill is hot and the next it's not.<p>Job site Dice.com recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice, a tech-job-hunting site, surveyed 23,470 IT professionals in the fall of 2014 to come up with this list.<p>Of …

Databases

A Guy Is Trolling His Local Bookstore With Fake Self-Help Books And They're Hilarious

Yep. Jeff Wysaski is at it again.

The Easy Way: Getting Data Out from Google Analytics

In this post we consider how you can get data out from Google Analytics by examining the 5 Things you probably didn’t know about the Embed API. This …

Analytics

25 Workout Moves Fit People Love To Do

It's not all burpees and planks. OK, it's some burpees and planks. But a bunch of other amazing stuff, too.<p>Quick heads up: These GIFs and videos aren't meant for instructional purposes, just motivation! If you want to try a new move or workout, you should get an all-clear from your doctor, and work …

The HIIT Workout that Tones in 30 Seconds

Start shedding fat with these HIIT moves exclusively from trainer Adam Rosante's new book, The 30-Second Body<p>1. Pencil Squats<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand with your feet …

Workouts

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

The most powerful people under 30

Business Insider ranked the most powerful people under 30 across all industries based on four criteria: how many people they formally command; how much they're worth; how much they have shaped the world; and how much they are likely to shape the world in the future.<p>It may be subjective, but power …

Beauty and the Beast

21 Tricks Non-Morning People Should Know About Early Exercising

Yes, you can.

Introduction to Text Analysis with Python and the Natural Language Toolkit

<p>The Python programming language is famously 'human-readable', which makes using it straightforward, even for humanists with no prior programming …

How Disney Thinks About Virtual Reality For Its Theme Parks

In a session at GDC this morning, Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Technologies Lead Bei Yang gave a talk about the work the entertainment giant has done with virtual reality.<p>By Yang’s account, Disney has been working with virtual reality headsets since the 1980s, with a lab at Epcot and a variety …

Virtual Reality

What Great Data Visualization Looks Like: 12 Complex Concepts Made Easy

Learn why great data visualization makes complex concepts simple -- and get 12 examples of it in action.

How to Make Your Data Pretty? Utilize These Data Visualization Tools

Tired of showcasing the same old boring tables to your management? A spice of colors and layout brings life to data representation. If you need to …

7 Ways To Visualise Data Without Excel

If you’re at all familiar with Microsoft Excel, chances are you’ve used it at one point or another to organize and present critical data. And chances …

10 jQuery plugins for data visualization on your website

People enjoy the visual representation such as bar graphs, pie chart, scatter pots and other web visualization more than the text. They are eye …

Prime Cut: 6 Best Chef’s Knives

The most dangerous tool in the kitchen: a dull knife that slips off a carrot and through your digits. If you’re looking to save your fingers and …

9 Great Yoga YouTube Channels

Interested in yoga but don't want to pay for an expensive class or be seen flopping around on your mat like a fish out of water?<p>YouTube has tons of yoga channels that are great for yoga enthusiasts who prefer to salute the sun from their own backyards.<p>Of course, not all yoga channels are created …

Yoga

Secret to a Massive Squat

But in the big three, you’re only as strong as your weakest link.<p>“Most guys struggle with a certain phase of each of those lifts,” says Mike Roberson, C.S.C.S., a former powerlifting coach for Team USA, and co-owner of IFAST in Indianapolis.<p>Those stall phases are commonly known as “sticking …