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9 things mentally tough people always do

Sure, some people may have greater self-discipline than you possess. Some people may be better at resisting temptation than you are.<p>But that's probably not because they were born with some certain special something inside of them — instead, they've found ways to develop mental toughness and use it …

InkHunter is an AR app for trying tattoos before you ink indelibly

If you’ve been procrastinating about getting a tattoo here’s a neat little AR app, called InkHunter, that’s aiming to help you decide what and where to ink without having to regret that snarling wolf facial tat after the fact.<p>The app includes a selection of designs by different tattoo artists that …

Managed services killed DevOps

DevOps, as we know it, is dead. Perhaps not many people agree with me, but the age of DevOps is just about over. Then again, perhaps this won’t come as a surprise to some.<p>While certain industries somehow manage to survive for years — decades, perhaps — without needing to make fundamental changes, …

How to choose the right microSD card for your Android

There are a lot of microSD cards to choose from, but not all of them will work with your Android phone or tablet. When you're choosing between SDHC and SDXC, or a Class 10 and UHS-I Class 1, here are a few tips to help you make sure you're choosing the best one for your device and your …

The Trouble with CloudFlare

Wednesday, CloudFlare blogged that 94% of the requests it sees from Tor are "malicious." We find that unlikely, and we've asked CloudFlare to provide …

IT security

I’m a boring programmer (and proud of it)

I have a confession to make — I’m not a rock star programmer. Nor am I a hacker. I don’t know ninjutsu. Nobody has ever called me a wizard.Continue …

Librarianship

Johnson & Johnson Has a Baby Powder Problem

More than 1,000 women are suing the company for covering up a cancer risk.<p>By Susan Berfield, Jef Feeley, and Margaret Cronin Fisk | March 31, …

Video brings you the sensory overload a boy with autism feels

Can you make it to the end of a shopping centre?<p>That's the question the UK's National Autistic Society asks in this video, which aims to show the …

My Year in Startup Hell

<b>By Dan Lyons</b><p>Illustration by Jan Feindt<p>March 25, 2016, 1:00 PM EDT<p><i>Hear the one about the unemployed middle-aged guy who tripped and fell into the new</i> …

Software security needs a new perspective

Source code bugs have been a constant in the software industry since the dawn of computers — and have ever been a major source of attacks, exploits and security incidents. Presently, with virtually every aspect of our lives and daily business becoming connected and dependent on software in one way …

Information Security

The Depressive's Guide to Getting Out of Bed

By Sadie Stein March 24, 2016<p>Our Daily Correspondent<p>Édouard Manet, <i>Olympia</i>, 1867, etching and aquatint on paper.<p>In his <i>Meditations</i>, Marcus Aurelius wrote,<p>At dawn, when you have trouble getting out of bed, tell yourself: “I have to go to work—as a human being. What do I have to complain of, If I’m …

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

The 25 Best Free Android Apps

From bleeding-edge productivity to fun with friends, presenting 25 great, no-cost additions to your home screen.<p>It’s time to load that Android-powered slab of glass and circuitry up with a heaping helping of download-worthy apps.<p>Of course, it’s downright impossible to individually tickle everyone’s …

15 simple things you can do to stay happy at work

The key to happiness at your job isn't about the big stuff — it's all in the details.<p>Whether it's finding the perfect desk plant, eating a delicious …

Mr. Fart’s Favorite Colors

Why your phone’s security is unlike any other<p>For a country fighting over security, we seem to know very little about it. I’m reminded of this every …

Coca-Cola

10 must-have Microsoft apps for your Android phone | ZDNet

10 must-have Microsoft apps for Android<p>One of the most prolific developers of business-focused apps in the Google Play Store for Android is, …

(Update: now in South Korea) Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow lands for the Galaxy Note 5

<b>Update, February 24:</b> Following the start in Cambodia, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is rolling out to the Note 5 in South Korea. So far, local carriers LG U Plus and SK Telecom are rolling out the OTA, with the other major operators to follow soon. We’ll keep you posted with details regarding the …

Android News

This Gadget Tests Food For Gluten In Under 2 Minutes

More people than ever are realizing that bread isn’t supposed to make a person bloated and sick and perhaps they have a sensitivity to gluten. Or worse, they’re allergic. The Nima from 6SensorLabs could change the lives of these people and not just those with a gluten allergy.<p>“Mason, I just want to …

29 Productivity Apps To Help You Rule The Office

It’s no secret that technology has made our lives a <i>lot</i> easier, especially with the advent of smartphones and apps that can track anything from your heartbeat, to the amount of time you waste on Facebook. However, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. So here’s a list of 29 of apps …

Productivity Apps

JavaScript for C# Developers – The Key concepts of Syntax

Added by Dan Wahlin May 8, 2015<p>This is an excerpt of a webinar by Dan Wahlin – JavaScript for C# Developers that was conducted at Interface Technical …

How to get YouTube back on your Apple TV (second gen)

Although Apple’s September 9th event looks like it will super charge the Apple TV into a PlayStation-killing video game console, it’s not the indisputable king-of-the-hill of streaming media boxes right now. Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast… all have their advantages over the Apple TV except for one …

Smart TV

Chebyshev Approximation and How It Can Help You Save Money, Win Friends, and Influence People

Well... maybe that's a stretch. I don't think I can recommend anything to help you win friends. Not my forte.<p>But I am going to try to convince you …

backdooring your javascript using minifier bugs

Mon Aug 24, 2015<p>In addition to unforgettable life experiences and personal growth, one thing I got out of DEF CON 23 was a copy of POC||GTFO 0x08 …

Bootstrap 4 alpha

Today is a special day for Bootstrap. Not only is it our fourth birthday, but after a year of development, we’re finally shipping the first alpha …

How to be more influential online

Mashable's latest #BizChat's Twitter chat was about influence: how to get it, and how not to stumble before you can wield it.<p>Over the course of an …

5 tips for writing a blog that people actually want to read

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>What are Oliver Emberton's tips for running a blog?<p><b>Answer below by Quora user Oliver Emberton, Founder of</b> …

Three Dead Protocols

Previously on ugh blog dot jpg etc, I went on for 1000 words about dedicated ports. The tl;dr is that dedicated ports have got RFCs associated with …

What does rosemary do to your brain?

<b>In folk medicine, rosemary has been associated for centuries with having a good memory. But is it worth investigating whether it really has any powers, asks Dr Chris Van Tulleken.</b><p>In scientific terms there are different kinds of memory.<p>There's past memory - your experiences and what you learned at …

The Brain

Spark And Hadoop Are Friends, Not Foes

Raymie Stata Contributor<p>Raymie Stata is the CEO of Altiscale.<p>June was an exciting month for Apache Spark. At Hadoop Summit San Jose, it was a frequent topic of conversation, as well as the subject of many session presentations. On June 15, IBM announced plans to make a massive investment in …

Big Data

iOS 10 public beta: The ultimate guide

The new iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 10, won't be officially out until the fall. But you can take it for a test drive right now thanks to …