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The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

The Architecture of Open Source Applications (Volume 2): nginx

nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free open source web server written by Igor Sysoev, a Russian software engineer. Since its public launch in 2004, …

11 Incredible Photography Tips That Have Nothing to Do with the Camera You Use

The great team at Artifact Uprising has created a strong list of tips by some of the top mobile photographers on Instagram. Having been engulfed in …

Mobile Photography

Awesome Machine Learning

A curated list of awesome machine learning frameworks, libraries and software (by language). Inspired by awesome-php.<p>If you want to contribute to …

Easy DIY Wall Art

Finding art for you walls can sometimes be a daunting task when you are trying to find that perfect piece to fit into just the right space. However, …

Towering temples of South India

Many people think the skyscraper is a modern invention. Think again. In South India, people were building towering, multi-storey <i>gopurams</i> (temple towers) centuries before most of the world peeked above the ground floor. The distinctive architecture of South India is a world away from the narrow, …

Top 5 Easiest Shortcuts for Better Photos

en_US<p>article<p>Top 5 Easiest Shortcuts for Better Photos<p>https://digital-photography-school.com/top-5-shortcuts-for-better-photos/<p>Digital Photography …

Digital Photography

40 Tips to Take Better Photos

<b>Many years ago when I was a starry-eyed undergrad I would ask every photographer I came across the same question:</b><p>“How do I take better photos?”<p>I was …

How to Improve Your Cityscape Photographs

A dramatic cityscape is one of the powerful images we have in photography. It can convey a sense of wonder, power and beauty, often all three …

Landscape Photography

Try your hand at street photography

Photographing strangers as they go about their lives can seem daunting, but it's a great way for amateurs to get started. Plus, take a great street portrait and win a place on Antonio Olmos's photography Masterclass<p>• Your street photos, critiqued by Antonio Olmos<p>Street photography is right on your …

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …