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50 amazing tools for developers 2018

Best tools for developers: Quick links<p>Another year has ended and the tooling landscape has become simultaneously more exciting and more complex. …

Web Design

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Advanced Algorithms: A Free Course from Harvard University

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Advanced Algorithms," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. All 25 …

Algorithms for Big Data: A Free Course from Harvard

From Harvard professor Jelani Nelson comes "Algorithms for Big Data," a course intended for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students. …

How to Set Up WordPress Error Logs in WP-Config

Do you want to set up WordPress error logs in wp-config file? The wp-config file in WordPress not only controls your WordPress site settings, it is …

Web Design

Music Markup — Web Components for Web Audio

Music Markup is a set of vanilla web components for creating audio interfaces with the Web Audio APIs.<p>The initial release comes with two components: …

Frontend in 2017: The important parts

A lot has happened in 2017, and it can be a bit overwhelming to think about. We all like to joke about how quickly things change in frontend …

Getting started with Mapbox GL JS

Mapbox GL JS is one of the nicest open-source JavaScript libraries for displaying maps. It’s my favorite alternative to Google’s service and in this …

Maps

Mozilla’s open source voice recognition tool nears human-like accuracy

Mozilla has released an open source voice recognition tool that it says is “close to human level performance,” and free for developers to plug into their projects.<p>The free-software company also on Wednesday released a first set of crowdsourced recordings under its Common Voice project, designed to …

What Apple, Google, And Tesla Get Wrong

In conversation with Co.Design, the eminent design researcher Don Norman offers cutting criticism of Silicon Valley’s brightest.<p>Don Norman is a technological optimist. The author of <i>The Design of Everyday Things</i> and head of UC San Diego’s Design Lab believes that artificial intelligence might only …

Beautiful equations: E=mc² explained in two minutes – video

There’s beauty in simplicity. For space scientist and Sky At Night host Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, there’s nothing more beautiful than the way that Einstein’s theory of special relativity unlocks our understanding of how energy, mass and the speed of light work in the universe

Equations

This All-In-One System Rescue Toolkit Automatically Repairs Your PC

We highlighted Paul Vreeland’s System Rescue Toolkit a few months ago, but now he’s built a new, “lite” version that packs most of the same tools and …

Gravit Is a Free Browser-Based Alternative to Adobe Illustrator or Fireworks

Need to create a logo, website mockup, or any kind of digital illustration? You don’t need to buy or download software to do so. Gravit is a robust …

Download the Complete Archive of Oz, “the Most Controversial Magazine of the 60s,” Featuring R. Crumb, Germaine Greer & More

"If you remember the sixties," goes the famous and variously attributed quotation, "you weren't really there." And, psychological after-effects of …

British History

The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001)

You may hear the phrase “electronic music” and think of superstar dubstep DJs in funny helmets at beachside celebrity parties. Alternately, you may …

Avant-garde

Stephen Fry Launches Pindex, a “Pinterest for Education”

Who can now deny that, in the internet, we have the greatest educational tool ever conceived by mankind? Surely no Open Culture reader would deny it, …

Infographics

Getting Started With Node.js on the Hummingboard, a Raspberry Pi Clone

Javascript’s event-driven model of execution lends itself well to server-side Internet of Things applications, particularly on nanoLinux devices, …

Building REST APIs Using EVE

Python is one of the most easy to read and easy to write programming languages of all time. Over the years, the popularity of Python has only …

Software Engineering

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Elkwood, Viga, Slabs

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Achieve Your Job Goals Using the C.L.E.A.R. Method

Whether you're an entry level employee working your way up or a corporate hotshot, you probably set day-to-day job and career goals. Actually …

Goal Setting

Fix Your Bluetooth Audio in Yosemite With This Terminal Command

Mac OS X Yosemite adds a bunch of new features to your Mac. The upgrade also added some annoyances, like lousy Bluetooth audio. That's by design, but …

PHP: The Right Way

Welcome<p>There’s a lot of outdated information on the Web that leads new PHP users astray, propagating bad practices and insecure code. <i>PHP: The Right</i> …

How I Rewired My Brain to Become Fluent in Math - Issue 17: Big Bangs

I was a wayward kid who grew up on the literary side of life, treating math and science as if they were pustules from the plague. So it’s a little …

Is it time to stop doing any more Milgram experiments? – Malcolm Harris

The year was 1960, and Dr Stanley Milgram had a theory about Germans. Only 27 years old, Milgram was a rising star in social psychology. He had just …

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative …

Creating a mobile app from a simple HTML site – Mozilla Hacks - the Web developer blog

This article is a simple tutorial designed to teach you some fundamental skills for creating cross platform web applications. You will build a sample …

Set aside 11 minutes and 24 seconds and watch this video

This video has too many cooks<p>Don't read anything else about this video. It might be a little boring at first. That's okay. Stick with it. Don't skip ahead. Watch the entire thing in one sitting. I think you'll be glad you did. To tell you anything else would ruin the experience.

​Make Photoshop Edits in Empty Layers Instead of Existing Ones

Ever edit a photo, save, and then decide you don't like the edits you made? To avoid starting over, create an empty layer in Photoshop and make your …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Immune System