Rodrigo Couto

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The Blockchain Primer That George Washington Would Understand

Blockchains. Decentralized protocols. Distributed ledgers. Cryptographic hash functions. Consensus algorithms. The sheer amount of terminology around …

Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future

<i>Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future. Its failure to achieve adoption to date is because systems built on trust,</i> …

Blockchain

Performance Reviews Are Dead: Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

how to be a real developer by Jenn Schiffer – Deconstruct

Transcript<p>(Editor's note: transcripts don't do talks justice. This transcript is useful for searching and reference, but we recommend watching the …

New Jersey

How to Make Your Code CLEAN and BEAUTIFUL

<b>And it is the ONLY way to GO FAST and meet the DEADLINE.</b><p>Robert Martin nailed it to perfection when he said.<p><b>“The only valid measurement of code</b> …

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

The promise of managing identity on the blockchain

Blockchain, the secure distributed ledger technology first created to track bitcoin ownership, has taken on a number of new roles in recent years tracking anything of value from diamonds to real estate deeds to contracts. The blockchain offers the promise of a trusted record that can reduce fraud. …

6 Strategies Inspired by a Nobel Prize Winner That Will Help You Design Better Solutions | Inc.com

Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating psychology with economics. He has played a crucial role in the development of behavioral economics over the past 40 years, which has had a significant impact on economists, researchers, business, and government …

Critical Thinking

The Vocabulary Of Strategy, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship

<b>Whether you’re new to the world of Value Proposition Design and Business Model Generation, or simply need a refresh, here are key phrases that will</b> …

Product Management

Blockchain Building with Daniel van Flymen

A blockchain is a data structure that provides decentralized, peer-to-peer data distribution. Bitcoin is the most well-known blockchain, but in the …

Learn Blockchains by Building One

The fastest way to learn how Blockchains work is to build one<p>You’re here because, like me, you’re psyched about the rise of Cryptocurrencies. And you …

Building fine-grained authorization using Amazon Cognito User Pools groups

<b>This Angular.js application</b> is a reference web app that allows users to explore the use of groups in Amazon Cognito User Pools, together with Amazon …

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Maxime Euzière

Paul McCartney's 40 Greatest Solo Songs

NOW PLAYING<p>Paul McCartney's 40 Greatest Solo Songs<p>By , , ,<p>"I'm proud of the Beatle thing," Paul McCartney told <i>Rolling Stone</i> in 1978. "It was great, …

Paul McCartney

The 4 Enemies of Great Work

Technology

A quick beginner’s guide to drawing

6 drawing exercises to get you started right now!<p>The <b>basic craft of drawing</b> is about two things: you learn <b>to control your hand</b> and <b>to see</b>.<p><i>Tip: For the</i> …

The Power of Consumer Stories in Digital Marketing

When we think of storytelling, we tend to conjure up memories of childhood — fairy tales, fables, and campfires. Stories are an essential form of …

Collaborate With or Compete Against Digital Giants

The physical world of automobiles, homes, healthcare and fitness, and the workplace are increasingly being connected. As this happens, digital giants …

Doing This 1 Thing Could Help Your Intelligence, Focus, and Creativity | Inc.com

While our lives continue to be consumed by digital technologies, lost is the art of journaling. Keeping a written journal, however, can have remarkable benefits.<p>Studies have demonstrated that "students who write out their notes on paper actually learn more," and doodling has been shown to help …

Doodling

5 Questions that Define Your Digital Transformation

I recently had the opportunity to give a 10-minute keynote at DataWorks Summit 2017. I know what most of you are thinking: Schmarzo can barely …

3 Questions You Need to Answer to Build Your Company Brand

Emily Heyward, co-founder of Red Antler, thinks it's never too early to plan your company's branding.

Decoupling a Monolithic Server Application

In this post, we are going to discuss a common evolution of server-side architecture that many growing companies face. It is a now-legendary …

Microservices

10 mega myths about farming to remember on your next grocery run

Most of us don’t spend our days plowing fields or wrangling cattle. We’re part of the 99 percent of Americans who eat food, but don’t produce it. Because of our intimate relationship with food, and because it's so crucial to our health and the environment,people should be very concerned about how …

Agriculture

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

IDG Contributor Network: IT faces conflicts in realities of digital world

IT faces two realities: a legacy environment and a digital environment. When your company commits to a digital future, your legacy environment …

5 Innovation Trends to Kick Your Creative Brain into High Gear | Inc.com

In the startup community, we constantly get to geek out on cool stories - to the point where we start taking innovation for granted. Ever heard someone complain about their "stupid iPhone?" It's actually pretty hilarious. As Louis C.K. notes in one of his standup routines, it's a miracle that these …

Innovation

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data