Jim Hyland

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Data discrepancies may affect understanding of the universe

The UT Dallas team developed a new measure, called the index of inconsistency, or IOI, that gives a numerical value to the degree of discordance …

Dark Matter

A Crucial Archaeological Dating Tool Is Wrong, And It Could Change History as We Know It

Ooops.<p>One of the most important dating tools used in archaeology may sometimes give misleading data, new study shows - and it could change whole …

Archaeology

Earth's magnetic field is a ruthless, solar-wind-shredding machine

As Earth cruises through the black sea of space at about 67,000 mph (108,000 km/h), the planet's magnetic field pushes aside solar wind — the constant stream of plasma particles ejected by the sun — the same way the bow of a speeding motorboat pushes aside water. Scientists call this phenomenon …

Universe

3 More Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Light

Continued from: <b>3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Light</b><p><b>Not Shooting at Midday</b><p>Ask any seasoned photographer or read any photography book… they both …

Landscape Photography

Introducing the ReSharper performance series

With every ReSharper update, we get questions around performance. Some users notice a slightly slower solution load, others see a minor indexing lag, …

Software Development

Automatically Remove People From Your Images in Photoshop

It is nearly impossible to take a photo in some locations without people or cars disrupting the image. Of course you can edit out these objects, but …

Tutorials

Episode 17: Five VS Code Extensions You Should Know About | Five Things

You use VS Code. I use VS Code. Everybody uses VS Code. And why do we love it so much? Extensions – that's why. In this episode of 5 Things, Burke …

Git

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

PowerShell Command History

PowerShell Command History In this tutorial we will see about PowerShell History. We will see want information is kept in history, how we can access …

Unit Testing: A Simplistic and Language-Agnostic Approach

Nowadays, unit testing is a required skill for a Software Engineer. But, many of them don’t know that, and think that it’s something from another …

Something's Off With the Turbolaser Shots in The Last Jedi

I have a problem: I can't stop analyzing Star Wars movies. On top of that, there is another issue. I've stated that the physics of a movie doesn't …

Teardown: Visual Studio Code VS Sublime (JavaScript Focus)

In a rush? Skip to comparison directly.<p>Node or PHP?<p>Headless or traditional CMS?<p>React or Vue?<p>VS Code or Sublime?<p>Different projects require different …

Windows 10 is getting a File Explorer dark mode and new cloud clipboard

Insiders get to test the new changes today<p>Microsoft is testing a new build of Windows 10 today (17666) that includes some new features that will be available later this year. The biggest addition is a new cloud-powered clipboard that will let Windows 10 users roam their clipboard contents across …

PowerShell Universal Dashboard v1.6.0 Release!

After four betas and a ton of feedback from users, PowerShell Universal Dashboard v1.6.0 is now available on the PowerShell Gallery! There’s been a …

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

This Green Beret wants to help you find your personal A-Team

• Greg Stube's Website <br>• Greg Stube's book on Amazon: Conquer Anything: A Green Beret's Guide to Building Your A-Team <br>Audible : For you, the listeners of …

Our understanding of the universe’s expansion is really wrong

The universe just got even more confusing. Last week, the biggest ever 3D map of our galaxy was released as part of the second batch of data from the …

This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

9 Composition Tips for Shooting Good Landscape Photos

Photographer Toma Bonciu (AKA Photo Tom) made this 10-minute video with 9 composition tips and rules you can use to shoot more effective landscape …

Framing

A beginner’s guide to testing: implement these quick checks to test your code

When building complex pieces of software, regardless of language, you start to notice a pattern in your testing habits. The same similar-looking …

Sharks and Crocodile Feast on Dead Whale in First-Ever Video

The startling aerial footage is also the first record of a saltwater crocodile eating a whale.<p>Even the most fearsome predators can share—if there's enough to go around.<p>In the first footage of its kind, an aerial drone has captured two 10-foot tiger sharks and a 13-foot saltwater crocodile …

Nature

JetBrains Updates ReSharper Visual Studio Extension and Rider, an Alternative .NET IDE

JetBrains, a .NET development specialist, continues to cater to developers who prefer to code in the Visual Studio IDE or those who would rather use …

Command Line Tricks For Data Scientists

For many data scientists, data manipulation begins and ends with Pandas or the Tidyverse. In theory, there is nothing wrong with this notion. It is, …

Software Testing Anti-patterns

21 Apr 2018<p>Introduction<p>There are several articles out there that talk about testing anti-patterns in the software development process. Most of them …

10 essential extensions for VS Code

10 essential extensions for VS Code<p>Panjak patel<p>I’ve been using Visual Studio Code as my main code editor for more than two years now. I used to work …

Windows Template Studio 2.0 Ships with Improved Visual Studio UI

Windows Template Studio, an open source Visual Studio extension that provides a low-code approach to creating Universal Windows Platform apps, …

Create Dynamic Wallpaper with a Bash Script

Create Dynamic Wallpaper with a Bash ScriptImage Patrick Wheelan Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:58bashDesktopProgramming<i> Harness the power of bash and learn</i> …

Linux

The Most Important Equation In The Universe

Last week, Perimeter Institute ran a feature where they asked 14 scientists what their favorite equation was, and why. There were many great answers from many different areas of research, from thermodynamics to pure mathematics. Many people went with fundamental equations, like the law of gravity, …

Physics

Copy & Paste Keyboard Shortcuts Coming to Windows 10 Console Bash Prompt

A highly requested feature is the ability to use copy and paste keyboard shortcuts when in a Windows 10 Bash prompt. As of Windows Insider build …

10 Hidden Lightroom Features That Can Change Your Editing Life

Sometimes we can use software for years without taking the time to dive deeper and unlock its full potential. Here’s a great 12-minute tutorial by …