Maitrey Patel

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The Great Expanse: 8 Tips on How to Photograph Landscapes in Their Best Light

(<b>Editor's note:</b> This landscape photography how-to is sponsored by Tamron.)<p>I've always loved the natural world and was hiking, backpacking, and …

Landscape Photography

Buying a New Home and Renting The Old One?

You’ve decided to move out of your home. For whatever reason, it’s time to move and you’ve laid out a plan as to what will happen next. The …

7 Photos of DIY’d Garages That Will Make You Say “OMG!”

Your garage can be a place to stash everything from tools to seasonal decor without feeling — and looking — like a dumping ground.<p>Follow these seven …

Home Improvement

Vegetables & Joint Aches

Joint aches are common ailments that can result from an injury or be symptoms of conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. Dietary changes are among …

Good and Bad Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates (carbs) are essential to our nutrition, primary energy source, and vital for good health. When we eat carbohydrates, our body converts …

Nutrition

Using BeautifulSoup to parse HTML and extract press briefings URLs | Computational Journalism, Spring 2016

Converting HTML text into a data object<p>A webpage is just a text file in HTML format. And HTML-formatted text is ultimately just text. So, let's write …

How to Stop Your Apple Watch From Launching the 'Now Playing' App When Audio Plays on Your iPhone

Most Apple Watch owners will recognize the "Now Playing" app – it automatically launches by default whenever you play audio through the Music or Podcasts app on your iPhone. A similar screen shows when you play audio through any third-party iPhone app that also has an Apple Watch extension, like …

Apps

We got Gilfoyle's entire PowerPoint presentation explaining cryptocurrency from HBO's 'Silicon Valley,' and it's both useful and hilarious

HBO's "Silicon Valley" is a biting satire of the tech industry, and the show's writers use tech trends and real-life events to inform the storylines.<p>Since the show's fourth season aired last year, cryptocurrency has gotten much bigger and become something a lot of people are talking about (or …

If You're Bumped From a Flight Involuntarily, Here's What the Airline Must Do

Lost baggage, long security lines, and annoying fellow passengers — traveling isn't always as glamorous as we make it out to be in our heads, and unexpected inconveniences are pretty common, especially with air travel. One of the most frustrating — and trip-altering — things that can happen is …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Rewrite loops using map, filter and reduce

Loops are generally used, in any programming language, to perform operations on arrays.You pick one array, iterate over each of its elements, and …

JavaScript

Capturing Great Seascapes

Blending with Light – Live Demo<p>Photoshop Tutorials: Learn to create stunning natural looking HDR images in just few minutes!!<p><b>Live Demo:</b> 2:00 PM EDT …

Landscape Photography

10 Terminal commands for power users

Apple's Terminal offers a lot of functionality compared to the macOS GUI. Power users and anyone else who wants to work smarter will benefit from …

Linux

Requests-HTML: HTML Parsing for Humans™

This library intends to make parsing HTML (e.g. scraping the web) as simple and intuitive as possible.<p>When using this library you automatically</b> …

Raschietto: a simple library for web scraping

I often find myself in a situation where I need to get data from a website that has no API or RSS feed. There exists many different web scraping …

Python Programming

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

My DIY Solar Power Setup – Free Energy for Life

It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, …

JUnit DbUnit Example

In this tutorial, we shall show users the usage of the DbUnit framework. JUnit DbUnit example will lead you to the details of testing with the …

13. Data access with JDBC

13.1 Introduction to Spring Framework JDBC<p>The value-add provided by the Spring Framework JDBC abstraction is perhaps best shown by the sequence of …

Databases

Java Enum example with advantages and disadvantages

Enum feature is originally inherent from C and C++ language. It is also known as enumeration.<p>What is Enum?<p>An enum type is a <b>special data type</b> that …

Java

Java Cloning: Copy Constructors vs. Cloning

In my previous article, Shallow and Deep Java Cloning, I discussed Java cloning in detail and answered questions about how we can use cloning to copy …

Top 15 Python Libraries for Data Science in 2017

As Python has gained a lot of traction in the recent years in Data Science industry, I wanted to outline some of its most useful libraries for data …

Python Programming

Python unit testing with Mock - Part One

Part of a series<p>Months ago, I was asked to give a talk to the Puget Sound Python Meetup group. This is the article-rendering of that talk. This talk …

JavaScript

General Tips for Web Scraping with Python

The great majority of the projects about machine learning or data analysis I write about here on Bigish-Data have an initial step of scraping data …

Twilio

Twilio is a web application programming interface (API) that software developers can use to add communications such as phone calling, messaging, …

Python Programming

Program an SMS Bot Using Python and Twilio

This winter I went to Utah with some friends, and explored some of the most remote and beautiful places in the world. I hiked through Star Wars looking terrains, and was in awe at the bright red canyons. However, there was one problem: we were in such remote places, the cellular connection was …

Python Programming

Two-story homes that are too cool to ignore (with plans!)

We love taking a look at all the amazing homes that architects are designing right now, as they always fire up our imaginations for a perfect home of …

Living Rooms