Nicolas Ioannou

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Cloud computing sticker shock is now a monthly occurrence at many companies

Many chief financial officers as well as CIOs are gasping at the unexpected expenses seen in their monthly cloud bills. survey finds.<p>Spinning up that …

Personal Finance

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the broader financial services system is changing.<p>The fintech industry no longer stands clearly apart from financial services proper, and is increasingly growing embedded in mainstream …

ATMs

Bitcoin Will Hit $20K in 2018. Here's Why Ethereum Is a Better Bet, Says Reddit Cofounder

<b>Update, May 3, 2018: Alexis Ohanian later amended his comments about the price of Ethereum, saying that he misspoke and meant to say that its price</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Advice to the New Programmers👦

<b>Advice to the New Programmers.🏁</b><p><b>Check out my other interesting posts</b><p>How Fun fun functions work in JavaScript<p>How Css Specificity Works<p>In addition, I …

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

Programming

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

The best place to live in Britain for quality of life is revealed - full list of top 50 areas

The Orkney Islands have been identified as Britain's best rural place to live for the second year in a row.<p>The latest Halifax 2018 Rural Areas …

Aiming to fill skill gaps in AI, Microsoft makes training courses available to the public

As a software engineer at Microsoft, Elena Voyloshnikova’s job is to make informed recommendations about how to improve the performance of software …

Artificial Intelligence

Open an Isa today, save £87,000 by age 21

Many young people rely on help from parents to get them on to the housing ladder, but prudent planning when a child is young could significantly ease the burden.<p>With reasonable returns, investing £1,600 a year for a child would build a pot big enough to get them on the housing ladder, pay for …

Top 10 Algorithms Every Programmer Must Know

The current world is experiencing an enormous upsurge in technological developments. New innovations are being introduced on a day to day basis. The …

Windows 7 Meltdown patch opens worse vulnerability: Install March updates now

Microsoft's Meltdown fix opened a gaping hole in Windows 7 security, warns researcher.<p><i>Video: Meltdown-Spectre attack variants discovered</i><p>Microsoft's …

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

How to add £50,000 in seven days to the value of your home

It is possible to add almost £50,000 to the value of your home in just seven days.<p>That's according to new research from the Federation of Master …

Watching Brexiteers get angry because we're not doing Brexit 'right' makes me proud to be British

One of the joys of Brexit is how it brings out the classic British tradition of thoughtful debate that makes us proud to be British in the first …

Twitter CEO says Bitcoin will be the world’s primary currency by 2028

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, has said that Bitcoin will become the world’s single currency within the next ten years.<p>“The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” Dorsey told The Times. “This would happen …

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

1/<p>21. Perth, Australia — Australia has some of the highest quality of living worldwide. The Western Australian city is home to some of the country's …

Britain's best places to live are revealed - is your hometown on the list?

One of Britain’s oldest cities has been named Britain’s best place to live thanks to a huge high-tech makeover and the country’s fastest …

What is an SSD? The ultimate explanation of the solid-state drive

The solid-state drive is a famous data storage option for your devices. But if you’re shopping for a new device or storage upgrade, you probably want …

One Insanely Popular Reason So Many of Us Are Unhappy

<i>It’s not too late. You aren’t behind. You’re exactly where you need to be. Every step is necessary. Don’t judge or berate yourself for how long your</i> …

Common Sense

How to Write CSS That Works in Every Browser, Even the Old Ones

Let me walk you through how exactly to write CSS that works in every browser at the same time, even the old ones. By using these techniques, you can …

Web Development

Freebie: The Basics of User Experience Design

Learn about core concepts in UX design as compiled by the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF), design thinking, interaction design, mobile UX design, …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Self-improvement

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

Don't make this bitcoin investing mistake, warns fund manager who's nearly all-in on cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin bull and hedge fund manager Brian Kelly says the key to building a portfolio of digital currencies is first understanding the crypto universe.<p>…

Cryptocurrency

Theresa May concedes on EU migrants' residency rights during Brexit transition

Theresa May has conceded that EU migrants who come to Britain during the Brexit transition will have the right to settle permanently in the UK, in a major climbdown over future residency rights.<p>The concession, slipped out in a Brexit policy paper by the Home Office, also makes clear that EU …

United Kingdom

Duolingo data shows this is the fastest way to learn a new language

Language-learning app Duolingo recently combed through a mountain of user data to find the best times each day to practice a foreign language. Its findings were published today at <i>Quartz</i>.<p>The findings essentially mirrored a 2016 study that showed the positive effect on sleep between practice …

Language Learning

A New Backpack Is Blowing Up On Kickstarter -- Here's Why

Backpacks are the divas of the luggage world. One might work as a daypack but won’t carry enough for a three-day business trip. Another is perfect for work but way too small or formal for the gym. I have a sleek pack that nicely fits one laptop but heaven forbid I need it to accommodate a water …

Backpacking

Theresa May to set out Brexit plan following Chequers talks

Theresa May set out her vision for the UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU in a speech next Friday, No 10 has announced, after she and senior cabinet members spent Thursday at Chequers hammering out a position.<p>In a sign that the prime minister’s agreed position is expected to face resistance …

United Kingdom