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Readers recommend playlist: songs that made you fall in love with music

Saint Etienne, Buddy Holly, the Pogues and Motörhead are among artists sparking stories of a lifelong passion formed<p><b>Here is this week’s playlist – songs picked by a reader from hundreds of stories and suggestions on last week’s callout. Thanks for taking part. Read more about how our weekly series</b> …

Buddy Holly

The 2017 Movie Masterpiece That You Probably Missed

From acclaimed filmmaker James Gray (‘The Immigrant,’ ‘Two Lovers’) comes ‘The Lost City of Z,’ an exploration epic that will leave you breathless.<p>As …

The Roots’ Black Thought on How He Spit Nearly 10-Minute Viral Freestyle

On December 14th, Black Thought – the voice of the Philadelphia-bred band the Roots, and presence on <i>The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon</i> – reminded …

The Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2017

What’s up all?! It’s been a long time since we’ve connected but I’m back for something that’s always anticipated this time of year. The year-end …

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

Premiere: Benedikt Frey - Private Crimes

Statesman Critic Falls in Love With Pitchfork Pretty’s Spicy Fried Chicken

Following a common theme, <i>Statesman</i> critic Matthew Odam is the latest to heap praise on <b>Pitchfork Pretty</b> despite initial confusion over its focus on Hill Country cuisine. He was initially worried that it meant yet another fried chicken joint, but soon ate his words.<p>Odam was pleased with Pitchfork’s …

Google’s Inside Music makes anyone a remix artist

Google has teamed up with podcast <i>Song Exploder</i> in order to give users a new way to hear music. The podcast features musicians who tell the story of how their song was made -- taking it apart and going in depth on how the music came about. The song is often broken down into separate tracks so …

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

Two ex-Googlers are using AI to guarantee interviews for tech job seekers

Two former Googlers are guaranteeing workers in the tech industry that they get interviews with their dreamer employers thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>The past year or so has seen AI deployed to tackle a broad range of issues, and with their startup Leap.ai, ex-Google engineers Richard Liu and …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

8 Websites That Will Help You Learn Coding Basics for Free

So you want to start creating websites of your own? Or maybe you just want to get better at editing your own WordPress theme. Is it possible that you …

Watch Stanley Jordan Play "Stairway to Heaven" on Two Guitars at Once

Modern jazz master Stanley Jordan made a major splash in guitar circles back in the Eighties, in large part because of his innovative "touch" tapping …

Guitar

Go Beyond All-Star: How to Create an Extraordinary LinkedIn Profile

If you received All-Star status on LinkedIn, I hate to burst your balloon. But that lofty rating has very little to do with how successful you’ll be …

Algorithms

Get all you need to become a certified cybersecurity expert for only $69

There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.<p>With this course, …

Finally Learn How to Code With The Complete Programming Language Bootcamp

96 hours of immersive Java, Python, C++ and more.<p>Sometimes when you're trying to learn something new, immersion can be the way to go. That can go for …

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

GitHub launches Marketplace to help developers find the tools they need

Source code management platform GitHub is making it easier for developers to find the right tools to improve and fine-tune their existing workflows.<p>In a blog post, the company announced it is launching a new Marketplace to help its members effortlessly discover and purchase apps to use across the …

Project Management

In terms of ‘bang for your buck,’ this is the best way we’ve seen to learn coding

At AAPicks, we see a lot of coding courses. Many of our readers are interested in learning how to make their own apps, games, and other software, so we try to keep an eye out for the best coding resources available.<p>Most of the coding course package that we see suck. But this one does not.<p>Frankly, …

Programming

The Super-Sized Network Security Mastery Bundle | Android Central Digital Offers

access<p>12 Months<p>content<p>200 Hours<p>enrolled<p>777<p><b>Description</b><p>You'll leave no stone unturned in this massive, 200-hour bundle covering a complete education on …

Ethical Hacking

Electro-Pop Duo Plaitum Bound For Glory With New Album, ‘Constraint’

Electro-pop duo Plaitum have announced the release of their eagerly anticipated debut album, <b>Constraint</b>, due on 7 April. Full of soaring hooks and …

Electropop

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

New Releases From Jazz Guitarists

With startling creativity and precision, guitarist Miles Okazaki has for the past eight years helped define Five Elements, a band led by alto saxophonist Steve Coleman that has deepened the possibilities for modern improvisation and broadened jazz’s rhythmic vocabulary.<p>With jangly force and …

Listen To Two Notorious B.I.G. Freestyles Unearthed By Tim Westwood

The U.K. DJ marked 20 years since Biggie’s death with a treat from the radio vaults.<p>Last week saw the hip-hop community honor Notorious B.I.G. as the …

Soundcheck: The 26 Best Music Releases Of The Week

Charli XCX, Jacques Greene, Frank Ocean + more<p><i>Every weekend, we’re bringing you #</i><i>SOUNDCHECK</i><i>—your new destination for the best of the best new music that hit the web over the course of the week. Because you should always be prepared when someone passes you that aux cord. This week’s round features</i> …

Forgotten Rap Albums That You Thought Were Fire Ten Years Ago

In 2007, rap, much like the music industry as a whole, was experiencing growing pains associated with its boom in growth. CD sales were still very high, but illegal downloads posed serious problems that would later dismantle much of the music business as we then knew it. Once a key promo item, …

The Best Hip Hop Songs Of 2016

What’s the haps folks! It’s only right that after I left you guys with 2016’s best albums, I also had to cover the best cuts of this year. Consider …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Warm up with this rich potato green chile soup recipe for Meatless Monday

Sometimes dinner doesn't get any better than a bowl of soup. This recipe, from La Casa Sena in Santa Fe, N.M., combines tender potatoes that are puréed with heavy cream to form the base for this rich and satisfying soup, with roasted diced chiles folded in for subtle heat. It's perfect for Meatless …

Recipes

Top 10 Browser Extensions that Eliminate Web Annoyances

The web is rife with annoyances. Pop-over ads when you visit a page that you have to dismiss, sites that auto-play audio even in background tabs, …

Where to Get Free Beer With Your Barbecue

From brisket to sausage to ribs, expertly smoked meat is worth the wait. Since nothing goes better with <b>barbecue</b> than ice cold beer, a few places around town tempt customers with the promise of <b>free beer</b>, easing the burden of potentially long lines. And remember, you can bring your own beer and other …