Ryan Davenport

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React | Interactive Music Player w/ Particle Effect

https://codepen.io/TheVVaFFle/project/details/ZRbWaG<p>CodePen<p>***Note: Audio will play (mutable)*** An interactive music player demo built with …

50 Great Narrative Nonfiction Books To Get On Your TBR List

Narrative nonfiction—also known as creative nonfiction or literary nonfiction—is usually defined as nonfiction that uses the techniques and style of …

A gentle introduction to D3: how to build a reusable bubble chart

“To sum up: implement charts as <b>closures with getter-setter methods.” — </b>Mike Bostock<p>🗄 d3.data()<p>The d3.selection.<b>data</b>([data[,key]]) function returns a …

A Gentle Introduction to Functional JavaScript

If anyone has questions you can tweet me at @ChetHarrison<p>Functional Programming tends to intimidate people with the academic terms borrowed from …

JavaScript

How to detect image contents from Ruby with Amazon Rekognition

Rekognition is a new Amazon Web Service that <i>“makes it easy to add image analysis to your applications.”</i> It can detect faces and objects, and even let …

This trick makes a cheap bottle taste like premium vodka

Everyone would love to be able to go to the store and pick up a premium vodka, but not everyone's budgets will allow for such an indulgence.<p>But there's good news for those who want to stock up on booze for the holidays. The lowest quality vodka can apparently be improved with something you probably …

The Lemony Chicken Soup We Make All Year Round

Avgolemono might as well be Greek for heaven (it's Greek for egg-lemon)<p>If I could eat only one soup for the rest of my life, avgolemono would probably be the top contender. It has everything one desires of a soup: bright taste, chicken, velvety texture, some vague feeling of virtuousness. No need …

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Big Data

Mysterious algorithms, black-box AI recruiters are binning our résumés

<b>Analysis</b> The software separating jobseekers and jobs remains a secretWhen you submit a résumé for a position at a large company, you may or may not …

Blackbox

Meet Earl, the gatekeeper to Paradise

Paradise, population one, is halfway along one of the roughest roads in the US West, perched between two vast wilderness areas that total 1.4 million hectares.<p>We met Earl in the middle of a one-lane dirt road 100km deep in the backcountry. With a coffee cup in hand, wide grin on his weathered face …

Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas: Tomato Bacon Parmesan Spaghetti | shopswell

I will spend a few hours in the kitchen cooking on a lot of days, but even I can't do it every day with all that I have going on here. So, fast and …

Recipes

The cheesiest, easiest, one pot dinner

• 5 tablespoons salted butter<br>• 1/2 cup flour<br>• 3 cups whole milk<br>• 2 3/4 cups heavy cream<br>• 1/4 cup white wine<br>• 2 teaspoons dijon mustard<br>• salt and pepper to taste<br>• 12 ounces elbow macaroni<br>• 4 cups shredded white cheddar cheese<br>• 1 tablespoon melted butter<br>• 1 cup panko breadcrumbs<br>• 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese<br>• 1/4 cup …

Weekend Workshop: Make any pair of headphones wireless

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? We’ve got you covered. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column in which we showcase a badass DIY</i> …

10 American day hikes with incredible scenery

If you’re the kind of person who thinks there’s no better way to spend a beautiful day than by challenging yourself on a mountain trail, these 10 day hikes will be right up your alley. They take in some of America’s most impressive scenery — and they’re all doable <i>without</i> spending the night on the …

Coding Boot Camps Attract Tech Companies

Employers are increasingly hiring graduates from nontraditional schools like Flatiron<p>NEW YORK—In a graffiti-splashed classroom in lower Manhattan, students are learning to write computer code at a private academy whose methods and results have caught the eye of Silicon Valley and the Obama …

The ultimate beginner's guide to hiking Colorado's famous 14,000-foot mountains

And hundreds of thousands of feet in elevation.<p>With all of this lofty real estate in their backyard, it's no surprise that clawing their way up the sides of 14,000-foot mountains has become a rite of passage for Colorado residents.<p>But how does a rookie peak bagger choose which summit to reach …

Hiking

I can't remember any of my passwords and that's perfectly fine

About a month ago, my editor-in-chief Gus Lubin told me that he literally didn't know any of his passwords since he was using a password management app. I was already using one myself, but only to remember the passwords I came up with on my own.<p>Now I have given in to the urge to let an app do all …

Information Systems

Tools and resources for web designers and developers – May 2016

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyWhat’s up guys? Come and have a look at these amazing nice and fresh resources …

Web Design

Building a Vertical Timeline With CSS and a Touch of JavaScript

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to build a responsive vertical timeline from scratch. First, we’ll create the basic structure with minimal markup …

Web Design

CodePen

I found myself recently building a layout in CSS Grid that would have previously needed JavaScript in order to work. It’s a layout based on equal …

Hiking, camping and a grizzly: A Montana adventure, 30 years in the making

The scariest moment of our three days in the wilderness was seeing the adorable grizzly cub.<p>Only a few days earlier, a hiker had been killed in Yellowstone National Park by a female grizzly bear with two cubs. The story was on the front page of the Gazette the morning after we arrived in Billings, …

Proposed national park is a multimillion-dollar gift wrapped up in distrust

The nearly 88,000 acres were meant to be a gift, donated along with a $40 million endowment so that part of Maine's pristine North Woods might be protected forever as a national park.<p>But it's not easy to give away a national park; Roxanne Quimby, the wealthy, polarizing co-founder of Burt's Bees, …

23 photographs that prove America is already great

5 wow-factor American wines to try

Recommendations<p>★ ★ ★Exceptional  ★ ★Excellent ★Very Good<p>Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores. Prices are approximate. Check Winesearcher.com to verify availability, or ask a favorite wine …

Flavors

In a 2016 interview, Anthony Bourdain talked travel, cooking with his daughter, and using his fame in a positive way

<i>Anthony Bourdain died</i> <i>on June 8, 2018 in what his employer CNN described as suicide. He was 61.</i><p><i>As an author and television host, he explored the cultures and cuisines in locales across 80 countries, and won three Emmys and a Peabody award. He was a master storyteller who used his platform to</i> …

Take a Hike! The Best Mountain Hikes in the U.S.

How would you like to sit with your feet dangling over the edge of the summit of a mountain you just climbed? The feeling is one of success and …

Hiking

The Role of a Data Scientist in 2016

Already crowned as the best job in America for 2016, the definition and skill set required to be a data scientist is in a constant state of flux. …

Kenai Fjords National Park Presents Some of the Best of Alaska

The Kenai Peninsula breaks off from the rest of the large state of Alaska and juts out into the sea, defiant and icy. Here the Kenai Fjords National …

Second Half: After Football, Jason Hairston Built a Hunting Empire

Jason Hairston’s professional career began in the NFL. But today, as the founder of hunting brand Kuiu, his name is more widely recognized among outdoorsmen. That wasn’t exactly his plan.<p>Hairston describes himself as a “late bloomer” in football. Before making All-American in his sophomore season …