Oliver Steiner

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10 Things You Need to Know About Leasing a Car

Learn everything you need to know about successfully and safely leasing a car.<p>Leasing can be a great way to get a new car or truck every two or three …

Leasing

Apple says iOS Health Records has over 75 backers, uses open standards

Apple’s initiative to enable iPhone users to securely access and carry their own medical records has continued to expand, as over 75 different health institutions are now supporting it — up from only 12 earlier this year. The company updated its list of medical partners ahead of a speech today by …

Digital Health

IRS Provides Guidance On 20% Pass-Through Deduction, But Questions Remain

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — signed into law on December 22, 2017 — gave birth to a brand new provision: Section 199A, which permits owners of sole proprietorships, S corporations, or partnerships to deduct up to 20% of the income earned by the business. While the provision has the potential to …

Retirement

A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google

For reliable applications, the web giant relies on 'site reliability engineering': DevOps with an engineering foundation.<p>Everyone wants to do DevOps …

DevOps

How to Calculate Your Bitcoin Taxes — The Complete Guide

Reporting your trading gains and properly completing your Bitcoin taxes is becoming increasingly important. Governments around the world are paying …

Cryptocurrency

Best Interest Rates on Cash – August 2018

Here is my monthly roundup of the best safe rates available, roughly sorted from shortest to longest maturities. Check out my Ultimate Rate-Chaser …

Personal Finance

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

MarkLogic debuts new cloud scaling service for its NoSQL database

MarkLogic Corp. today introduced a new service focused on enabling its namesake NoSQL database to run more efficiently in the public cloud.<p>The …

Databases

The Semantic Web Comes of Age

How do you describe a business? What about a person, or an intellectual work? There’s an interesting little secret that people in IT likely know, but that doesn’t always get to the C-Suite. Programming, at its core, is all about creating models. Sometimes those models are of classes of things, …

Semantic Web

Counting on a tax refund next year? Double-check your withholdings now.

Every tax season, a lot of people feel like they’ve hit the lottery — except it’s their own money they are collecting.<p>Millions of workers calculate their withholdings so that they get money back at tax time. They know their employer is sending too much to Uncle Sam, and they like it that way. They …

Retirement

DeepMind Cofounder Gives Teenage AI Fan 5 Pieces Of Advice

Some artificial intelligence researchers at companies like Google and Facebook are now earning more money than investment bankers at Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.<p>These researchers also have the privilege of working in a field of technology that’s poised to have a major impact on the world we live …

Artificial Intelligence

Understanding FIRE: a philosophy for financial independence and retiring early

The promised land, in personal finance, is early retirement. Most of us would be lucky to reach it by age 60. And yet there are software engineers in Colorado and financial analysts in New York City crossing the finish line by their 30th birthdays. Say what?<p>Yes, there’s a new path toward early …

Personal Finance

Grow Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio, Part I: Understanding The Benefits Of Rental Property

Are you looking to create wealth for the future? The shocking reality is that 42% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. And with the cost of living on the rise and inflation continually driving the value of the dollar down, it’s increasingly important to take your future into …

Real Estate

Quick Guide to Linting JavaScript Codebase with ESLint

Originally posted on my blog<p><i>Linting in JavaScript is really important, Most developers tend to skip this step when developing software, When in an</i> …

JavaScript

7 Python libraries for more maintainable code

Readability counts.<br>— The Zen of Python, Tim Peters <br>read more

Python Programming

What a week! 105 announcements from Google Cloud Next '18

Google Cloud Next ‘18 was incredible! From fantastic keynotes and fireside chats to GO-JEK CTO Ajey Gore appearing on-stage on a scooter to listening …

Machine Learning

The Roth strategy we wish we’d built for early retirement

It’s fair to say there are several things we’d do differently if we were to go back and save for early retirement all over again, because we didn’t …

Retirement

3 Reasons a $1 Million Nest Egg Won't Cut It in Retirement

Think you'll be sitting pretty with $1 million in savings? Think again.<p>Though there's no magic savings number that guarantees financial security in …

Retirement

How to make a video game: Developers say 'anyone can do it'

<b>When you think of game development, you might imagine hundreds of people working at huge studios like Sony or EA.</b><p>But independent developers, or indies, make big games too.<p>These are small teams, often with modest budgets, who make games without creative input from investors.<p>Popular farm simulator …

Game Development

How to Build a Dividend Portfolio

The complete guide to building a dividend portfolio for passive income from the stock market.<p>A select group of stocks have beaten the market, …

Investing

MongoDB and Python

Python is used in many applications, mainly due to its flexibility and availability of various libraries. It works for just about any types of …

Databases

How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world.<p>The two …

Retirement

9 Software Architecture Interview Questions and Answers

A software architect is a software expert who makes high-level design choices and dictates technical standards, including software coding standards, …

Software Development

10 Retirement Accounts You Should Know About

<b>From well-known options like IRAs and 401(k)s, to more obscure ones like Cash Balance Pension Plans or Rich people Roths, these accounts can help you grow your savings. They also help you pay less taxes along the way. Here are 10 Retirement accounts you should know about</b><p>Anyone reading this should …

Retirement

Why Bank Stocks Are Set To Double (And 1 Surprising Buy)

If you’ve held off on bank stocks for the last few months, I have good and bad news for you.<p><i>The good?</i> You’ve still got time to get in before the banks take off on their next surge.<p><i>The bad?</i> After the big profits this hated sector has posted in the last couple weeks, your window is closing fast!<p>So …

Investing

Infographic: A Simple Introduction to Investing

In a previous infographic, we showed you that the compound interest is the most powerful force in personal finance. But how does a young person …

Stay in the Market to Keep Your Portfolio Profitable | Investopedia

One of the biggest mistakes you can make when it comes to your investments is letting fear dictate your decisions. Are you able to stay objective or …

Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

Why I left React for Vue.

Recently, Vue.js gained more stars that React on Github. The popularity of this framework is soaring these days, and as it is not backed by a company …

Immutability? that is the question!

Functional Programming tends to scare people with the academic terms borrowed from Category Theory to describe interfaces known as “Algebraic …