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Old Coders: When Programming Is a Second Career

Liz Beigle-Bryant took her first programming class, BASIC, in 1973. At the time, computers were part of the math departments instead of the …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

The Last 30 Years, As Told By Newspapers

What would history look like if told by newspapers? What does it look like to scroll through 30 years of history on one page?<p>To glance at the past from a new perspective--one told by the media-- we took one newspaper page from each year for the last 30 years. The newspapers we chose do not reflect …

Porsche 718

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• German<br>• Luxury<br>• Porsche<br>• Vintage<p>The Porsche 718 was the German marque’s evolution of the successful 550, the …

Classic Cars

GitHub Launches Bug Bounty Program: $100 to $5,000

GitHub today launched the GitHub Bug Bounty program “to better engage with security researchers.” In short, the company will pay between $100 and $5,000 for each security vulnerability discovered and responsibly disclosed by hackers.<p>The program currently covers the GitHub API, GitHub Gist, and …

Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

3D Printing

Best Typography of 2013

We continue our tradition with a new <i>“Best of”</i> week where we’ll presented a post each day containing the absolute best pieces from our inspiration …

Typography

Startup CEO salary: how much do founders pay themselves?

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web.<p>Hate spammy ICOs and crappy cryptocurrencies?So do we.VISIT HARD FORK<p>The company collected salary data from 11,160 startups around the world that use its …

Christmas 2015: Best Phones You Can Buy Right Now

Christmas 2015 is just around the corner, so what better time than to treat yourself to one of the best smartphones in the world right now.<p>The …

12 Free Web Apps to Boost Your Drawing Skills

Drawing and sketching were once activities limited to pencil and paper, but for budding artists in the digital age, there's a wealth of online, …

Why I Lost Faith In Bitcoin As A Money Transfer Protocol

As 2013 came to an end, many reflected on last year’s biggest tech news — and Bitcoin was a serious contender. But the main question remains: why are people interested in Bitcoin?<p>This whole debate reappeared when Charlie Stross stated that “Bitcoin looks like it was designed as a weapon intended to …

50 Web Designs with Beautiful Creative Typography

<b>Typography on the web</b> comes in two formats; firstly there’s the classic image replacement technique which allows for beautiful typographic designs, …

The Hottest Startups Of 2013

On the search for the hottest startups of 2013 we sifted through more than 300 entries, looking at nominations submitted by founders, investors and FORBES writers. The nine companies chosen in conjunction with comments from our judges were either founded or first gained significant traction in the …

Reaching the end of 2013, just wanted to make sure what are a…

Reaching the end of 2013, just wanted to make sure what are all I've got this year was worth a try!!!<p>Starting from 2012 with udacity studying 12 online internet based courses and finishing 10 of them in 2013 http://flip.it/OFwDc<p>Buying my first macBookAir in my last birthday!<p>Studying a semester in science mathematics with GPA of 3.59 and then changing the major to CS for the previous semester, and now studying deeply and hard for upcoming exams!<p>Getting friend with Khadijah and Muhammad Shaheet …

Analysis by Serdar Yegulalp,  Infoworld.com, excerpt:

Analysis by <b>Serdar Yegulalp</b>, Infoworld.com, excerpt:<p><b>OpenOffice vs LibreOffice</b><p><i>Both projects also have different development cycles.</i> <b>OpenOffice has historically released new versions whenever the development team has been ready.</b> <i>The Document Foundation promises new revisions of LibreOffice every six months, partly for predictability and partly as a way to sync up with the releases of other products (such as Ubuntu Linux).</i><p><i>Today, LibreOffice has a slightly better range of new and improved word</i> …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat for iPhone rejected by Apple

Encrypted chat service Cryptocat has spent the past two years blocking outsiders from reading private conversations, and now it's facing a block of its own trying to get onto Apple's App Store. Developer Nadim Kobeissi took to Twitter today to blast the iPhone and iPad maker for unjustly rejecting …

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

eBooks vs. Print: Actually a Nonissue

When I picked up the current <i>Scientific American</i> my eye was immediately drawn to the cover line, "Google Is Changing the Way You Think." Given the sensationalist tone that often accompanies explorations of how Internet use affects cognition (even Nicholas Carr's sedate 2007 discussion of the topic …

Books