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How to Start a Career in Cybersecurity (and Why You Should)

In 2015, cybercrime damages cost the world no less than US$3 trillion. By 2021, that figure is expected to double. The director of America’s National …

Cybersecurity

How This Freelance Approach Can Produce Full-Time Results

Companies are exploring a workforce model with 10 percent full-time workers and 90 percent freelancers.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not that long ago, people viewed freelancers as the people that carried out menial outsourced responsibilities. If companies …

Employment

ndb

ndb is an improved debugging experience for Node.js, enabled by Chrome DevTools<p>Installation<p>Compatibility: ndb requires Node >=8.0.0. It works best …

JavaScript

15 Gorgeous Plants That'll Actually Purify The Air In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

5 Podcasts That Are a Must for a Productive Workday

Podcasts are the new pop music.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In the Women Entrepreneur Series Up Your Game, we scope out the best products, apps and services to help make it easier to take your game to the next level.</i><p>If you’re getting tired of you’re daily …

Self-improvement

The Two Levels Of Success -- And Why One Level Never Leads To Fulfillment

Most people measure success by status and material possessions, and even though that is one of the measures, it is not the only one.<p>A few years ago I achieved my material business goals: I had built two businesses that gave me freedom and consistent cash flow, yet even though so many people looked …

Motivation

Here’s how you can make better use of your time

<b>How can I make better use of my time?</b><p>There are only two ways to make better use of your time.<p>To create and follow a clear plan of action for each …

Time Management

Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’

“Focus on WHO instead of HOW” —  Dean Jackson<p>There’s a famous story of Edwin C. Barnes, who in 1905 had no money or expertise. However, he was an …

Self-improvement

7 Hardest Node.js Interview Questions & Answers

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment that executes JavaScript code server-side. Node.js lets developers use …

JavaScript

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.<p>According to UNC Keenan-Flagler Business School, it is estimated that toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care costs, lost productivity, and more.<p>A company's most valuable …

The Workplace

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

iPad Slow? Learn How to Speed up iPad, Even Older Ones!

If you have an older iPad, you may have noticed that it's not as fast as it used to be and asked yourself, "why is my iPad so slow?" There are lots of different reasons why your iPad may be running more slowly than it did when you first bought it, and luckily there are just as many ways to speed it …

Apps

Lists and Tuples in Python

<b>Lists</b> and <b>tuples</b> are arguably Python’s most versatile, useful data types. You will find them in virtually every nontrivial Python program.<p><b>Here’s what</b> …

Python Programming

Ditching Windows: 2 Weeks With Ubuntu Linux On The Dell XPS 13

A few weeks ago during a time-sensitive 350GB file transfer, Windows 10 rebooted without warning. When the OS restarted I was greeted with an infuriating blue screen that had become all too familiar. No, not <i>that</i> infuriating blue screen. The one that declares “Working On Updates.” It was, as they …

Linux

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

21 Books Highly Recommended by Successful Executives

Looking for a good title to pick up? Here's where to start.<p>Whether you like to listen to audiobooks during your commute or spend your free time gaining new perspectives within the pages of hard copy, voracious readers are always looking for something good to consume. Here are nearly two dozen ideas …

Startups

Impractical Python: Peculiar Projects to Make You Smarter

Overview<p>Impractical Python: Peculiar Projects to Make You Smarter by Lee Vaughan<p><b>Impractical Python is a collection of fun and educational projects</b> …

Barnes & Noble

5 Ways James Altucher Manages Stays Mentally Strong Even Though He Has Anxiety | Inc.com

Just in case you haven't heard of him, James Altucher is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and angel investor. <i>The New York Times</i> refers to him as self-help guru (even though he says he simply shares what works for him as opposed to telling people what will work for them) and <i>Forbes</i> dubbed him the …

Self-improvement

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

2018 iPhone screen protectors reveal a nasty surprise

It turns out the more affordable 6.1-inch iPhone that Apple has planned for 2018 won’t quite be the iPhone X lookalike we were expecting.<p>The brand new handset will certainly borrow a lot of the iPhone X’s design traits, but according to new screen protectors, its LCD display won’t be truly …

Mobile Technology

10 PowerShell cmdlets you can use instead of CMD commands

CMD has been around for decades, but PowerShell has become a more efficient tool for managing Microsoft products. These PowerShell cmdlets can knock …

Linux

All AWESOME Linux Applications and Tools

Hello, <b>F.O.S.S</b> lovers!<p>Welcome to our list of awesome Linux applications and tools.<p>Below are listed the coolest software available for your Linux …

Linux

Are Processes Slowing Your Company Down? Try These 8 Simplifying Tips

Prohibiting left turns may seem like a strange way to simplify, but this single decision has hugely impacted UPS. As a result of its drivers avoiding left turns, the company saves 10 million gallons of gas annually, delivers 350,000 more packages every year, and it reduced its average time per …

Management

Here's How That Person With the Perfect Life Is Different From the Rest of Us

Doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity.<p>Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by …

Massage Therapy

Getting started with Docker and Kubernetes on Windows 10

Getting started with Docker and Kubernetes on Windows can be daunting when you don’t know where to begin.<p>And it doesn’t help that installing the …

Linux

Apple iOS 11.4.1 Release Has A Nasty Surprise

iOS 11.4.1 is here and my Upgrade Guide has already explained why it’s an essential update. That said, beneath the surface, Apple has made one crucial change and the nasty surprise is it has already been compromised…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating</i> …

iOS

Microsoft is updating the Windows Notepad app for the first time in years

A surprise for Windows users<p>Microsoft is giving its Notepad app for Windows a surprising amount of new features. While the software giant hasn’t updated Notepad for years, the next Windows 10 update will include some highly requested additions. Microsoft is clearly listening to Windows 10 users who …

Windows 10

Hackers are selling backdoors into PCs for just $10

"This is definitely not something you want to discover on a Russian underground RDP shop," warn researchers.<p>Cyber criminals are offering remote …

Selling

This CEO Stopped Managing Results and Started Focusing on People, and Everything Changed

Traditional wisdom says you should manage your business based on results, turns out its bad advice.<p>When Jason Lippert became CEO in 2003, Lippert Components (LCI) a manufacturing company was assumed to have peaked while hovering at $100 million in sales.<p>With many companies outsourcing shipping …

lippert

Teleconsole – Share Your Linux Terminal with Your Friends

Teleconsole is a free open source and powerful command line tool for sharing your Linux terminal session with people you trust. Your friends or team …

Linux