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How I Learned To Love Statistics — And Why You Should, Too

I always hated statistics. I mean really, really, <i>really</i> hated it.<p>Recently though, I've had a change of heart about the subject. In response, I find statistics changing my mind, or at least changing my perspective.<p>Let me explain.<p>When I was an undergraduate physics major, lab classes were mandatory. …

The Arch Terminal Desktop

This linux desktop is an homage to one of our favorite distributions, Arch Linux—and reader KunalGadgil shared it with us in our desktop show and …

3 great ways to build a website prototype

Each individual prototype, like each individual website, has its own styles, objectives, and strategies. What works well for a cloud CRM website might not work as well for an ecommerce business.<p>In this article we’ll explore three of the most common digital prototyping methods: presentation software …

Prototyping

How the gurus behind Google Earth created 'Pokémon Go'

If you spotted dozens of people silently congregating in parks and train stations over the weekend, they were probably just busy trying to catch a …

Pokémon

Alibaba could lead a $1 billion round in a mysterious Google-backed startup that raised $542 million a year ago

The report said Alibaba could invest about $200 million in this round, citing anonymous sources. Recode's report comes just a few days after the South Florida Business Journal reported that Magic Leap is close to raising a $1 billion round at a $4.5 billion valuation.<p>Magic Leap's new funding would …

How to prepare your Mac for OS X El Capitan

Whether you've been using the OS X El Capitan beta since its early days or you're still on OS X Mavericks, you should start to think about getting …

Operating Systems

Six Reasons To Drink Coffee Every Day

Coffee is pretty magical stuff. Seeing as it's International Coffee Day on 1 October, it seems only right that we blow its trumpet loud and clear.<p>In …

Learn it Faster: The Entire Python Language in a Single Image

<i>Short Bytes: What if you had to study one single page to get the complete idea of a programming language? In this article, I’m sharing an infographic</i> …

This is why I quit an incredible job at a top VC firm to become a programmer

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz.<p>I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs …

Dear Photographer, You Only Live Once

Dear friend,<p>You might have heard the term “YOLO”, which stands for “you only live once”. However, I think most people misconstrue the word. They …

30 Open Source HTML/CSS Projects from CodePen

I have always been a supporter of CodePen ever since I found the website. It is an online HTML/CSS/JS code editor where you can build ideas and test …

Web Design

29 Website Layouts using Spectacular Animation Effects

CSS3 has paved the way for clean website animation without any reliance on JavaScript. Unfortunately it can’t handle every task but it’s got a …

Know Your Language: C Rules Everything Around Me (Part One)

A brief history of the programming language to end all programming languages.<p>C.<p>C is everywhere and in everything. C powers the Mars Curiosity rover, every computer operating system, every mobile OS, the Java Virtual Machine, Google Chrome, ATM machines, the computers in your car, the computers in …

Start small: In search of the minimum viable product

If you’re starting out with an idea and nothing built yet, your first goal should be to prove the product you want to build solves a problem.<p>“‘Make something people want.’ That’s the fundamental problem. If you die, it’s probably because you didn’t make something people wanted.” – Paul Graham, …

SEO Crawler and Log Analyzer for Enterprise SEO Audits

Reliable solutions made for SEOs<p>OnCrawl is a data-driven SEO crawler and log analyzer that delivers the unique fingerprint of every part of your site …

Data Modeling

Faith & Glory – Two Hand-Painted Brush Fonts

Faith & Glory, a set of two lovely hand-painted brush fonts created by the theam of the Set Sail Studios.Faith & Glory is a new typeface release from …

Design Is a Job

• <b>Author:</b> Mike Monteiro<p>Co-founder of Mule Design and raconteur Mike Monteiro wants to help you do your job better. From contracts to selling design, from working with clients to working with each other, this brief book is packed with knowledge you can’t afford not to know.<p>"This book will teach you …

15 Players that Use Machine Learning in FinTech Space

Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Machine …

22 growth hackers to follow on Twitter

I checked my spam folder the other day. It was pretty amusing. I got one email that said, <i>“Get 100k website visitors with the click of a buton.”</i> Button was missing a ‘T’. I didn’t click it. I just laughed.<p>These days, the internet has opened up to anybody with a keyboard and a wifi connection.<p>By the …

8 Great Android Apps to Unleash Kids Creativity

September 1, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some excellent Android apps to unleash kids creativity and expand their imaginative powers. These apps are …

CompTIA Linux+ Powered by Linux Professional Institute Study Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Christine Bresnahan & Richard Blum<p><b>CompTIA Authorized Linux+ prep</b><i><br>CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide</i> is your comprehensive study guide for the Linux+ Powered by LPI certification exams. With complete coverage of 100% of the objectives on both exam LX0-103 and exam LX0-104, this study guide provides …

Intimidation factor zero: A coding curriculum for beginners and their teachers - The AI Blog

Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and …

How to Become Skilled at Learning Programming Languages

1<p><b>Know something about data structures and algorithms.</b> All the programming languages in the world won't do you much good if you don't know about …

Programming

5 Techniques To Understand Machine Learning Algorithms Without the Background in Mathematics

Where does theory fit into a top-down approach to studying machine learning?In the traditional approach to teaching machine learning, theory comes …