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What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1

September 21, 2007<p>This article was contributed by Ulrich Drepper<p>[<i>Editor's introduction: Ulrich Drepper recently approached us asking if we would be</i> …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

embedded database technology: 32bit integer compression algorithms - part 2

Posted on Apr 11, 19:12:27 CET 2016<p>This blog post continues with the summary of a research paper by Daniel Lemire and me about the use of 32bit …

They aren’t shiny unicorns, but these startups shine when it comes to clean energy

Do you ever get the feeling that everyone at the party has an energy startup company but you? That’s how I feel. The folks behind My Mosambi just …

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

Self-help

Can you think yourself into a different person?

“You may be given certain genes but what you do in your life changes your brain..."<p>We used to believe our brains couldn’t be changed. Now we believe …

The Brain

130+ Java Interview Questions Answers for 2 to 7 Year Experienced Programmers

<b>Last Updated Date: 2nd March 2018</b><br>Time is changing and so is Java interviews. Gone are the days, when knowing the difference between String and …

All The Small Things - JVM Profiling Lessons From The Trenches

JMH (Java Microbenchmarking Harness) has become one of my invaluable tools to quantify (and ultimately justify) a performance optimization inside the …

Top 10 useful, yet paranoid Java programming techniques

<i>This post was originally published over at jooq.org, a blog focusing on all things open source, Java and software development from the perspective of</i> …

Gold Expanse — Palette Knife Contemporary Art Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

Original Recreation Oil Painting on Canvas by Leonid Afremov<p>Buy Now Link — www.etsy.com/listing/125597124<p>Gold Expanse by Leonid …

The Best Boats for Globe Girdling

<i>Jimmy Cornell discusses the results of his survey on the features that make a good world cruising boat, drawing on the experience of 57 contributors</i> …

Navigate Your Sailing Finances with Sail Loot

Yes, it’s a little bit later in the day than last Friday, but I did get...<p>My need to gather equipment was immediate. I decided that my best option …

Google Earth navigation: how to sail off the chart with confidence using satellite imagery

<b>Pacific cruiser Rory Garland uses a range of new techniques to navigate safely in far-flung places with poor chart coverage</b>Using Google Earth to …

Google Earth

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Modern JavaScript Tooling

Follow:<p>A lot of developers coming to JavaScript world attracted by React.js are confused with the tooling used to produce modern JavaScript code. …

JavaScript

How Ron Jon, The Little Surf Shop Down The Shore, Became A Vacation Destination All Its Own

<i>The original Ron Jon location on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, as seen in the 1960s.</i><p>Souvenirs are often the sign of a great vacation, but what if the store you bought it from was the point in itself? That's the case with Ron Jon Surf Shop, which first opened on New Jersey's Long Beach Island in …

Help NASA discover new asteroids with this free app

You can now help NASA find new asteroids. At South by Southwest today, the space agency released its asteroid tracker desktop software, produced in conjunction with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources in an online competition. The software, which will run on any standard Mac or PC, will …

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IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic …

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

Facebook cleansing: How to delete all of your account activity.

If I had my way, Facebook would have a hard and fast expiration date for posts. I generally don’t want most of what I say hanging around longer than …

How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

Neuroscience

The Art Of Letting Go: How I Learned To Stop Procrastinating

Distractions and false needs are controlling your life. Zen Habits’ Leo Babauta tells us why you need to let go.<p>People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. –Thich Nhat Hanh<p>The end of procrastination is the art of …

Procrastination

Apple, PrimeSense And Perceptive Computing Or: Why Your Phone Will See In 3D

Last month Apple confirmed the acquisition of Israeli motion-sensing company PrimeSense. Initial thoughts turned towards applications in the Apple TV set-top box, but other reports that Apple was interested in its ‘mapping’ capabilities as well.<p>After some digging and asking around, it seems like …

How to Be Way More Productive | Inc.com

<b>Wake Up With More Energy</b><p>Many people feel tired in the morning not because they didn't sleep enough but because they have low blood sugar. You can minimize this by consuming a tablespoon or two of unsweetened almond butter before you go to sleep. It's a very simple way to stabilize your blood sugar. …

Productivity

The Brilliance of Failure, In the Words of a Self-Made Billionaire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Michael Rubin became friends with the lady who served his debt collection notices when he was in high school. That’s because by the time he was 16, Rubin was $200,000 in the hole.<p>Being there -- being down that far, that early on in his …

5 Productivity Tips From The Pros

Ever find yourself waking up at the crack of dawn, bursting with energy and ready to own your to-do list and make things happen.. only to look out …

Time Management

Can You Really Learn a Skill in A Week? The Secrets Inside Tim Ferriss’ Insanely Fast Learning Strategy

Productivity guru Tim Ferriss eschews the idea the it takes months or years to learn a new skill. In his new TV show he proves it only takes a week (and the right mindset). Here, he explains how.<p><i>Tim Ferriss is best known for rethinking traditional working life–like by reducing the 40 hour workweek</i> …

Why Openness To Experience Is The Key To Creativity

Want to be more creative? Open yourself up to more experiences.<p>Many successful creative people have the same personality trait in common: they are open to new experiences.<p>Psychologist Art Markman defines “openness to experience” as “the degree to which a person is willing to consider new ideas and …

Attitude Is a Choice. Choose Wisely.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently I’ve had several situations arise which have reminded me yet again that attitude shapes the outcome of everyday dealings in huge ways. Because of this, I decided to visit this idea in this month’s column.<p>Some days my schedule …