Bob Cardigan

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A Former Googler Explains Why It's Critical For People To Learn To Code

What was originally a one-man operation — former hedge fund analyst Sal Khan would make educational videos after work — is now a global initiative with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Google.<p>Bill Gates himself even uses the platform.<p>As of February 2014, the site had 10 million …

This Is the Best Cheap Wi-Fi Router You Can Buy

<i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy.</i> <i>Read the original full article below at</i> …

How to fix Facebook's News Feed

Facebook’s News Feed is broken! Facebook is only showing me stupid stuff! My News Feed is boring! Facebook is lame! The News Feed is useless!<p>If any of those exclamations sound familiar, this quick guide is for you and your friends. Most articles about “fixing” and “improving” the News Feed focus on …

8 Travel Essentials For Men Who Want To Conquer Business

Whether it’s a one-day conference or a longer, much boozier ‘working holiday’ that doesn’t involve a single spreadsheet, plenty of blokes worldwide …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Affordable Men's Fashion When You’re On A Budget

At some point in your life as a stylish man, you’re bound to run into a difficult decision: pay rent or purchase clothes? Unfortunately, the rent …

How to Very Quickly Skill Up Your Photography With Some Research

Sometimes, as a beginner photographer, you're in a rush to simply produce photographs that don't suck. Fair enough. You want to take photographs of …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Workouts

59 Free Twitter Tools and Apps for Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Twitter is a fascinating adventure of relationships, entertainment, education, and fun. Now imagine layering on a few dozen powerups.<p>That’s how it feels sometimes when you find just the right Twitter tool. And there’s a tool for practically every …

10 hidden beaches, bays and walks on the UK coastline

Penmon Point, near Beaumaris, Anglesey<p>Tucked away on the eastern tip of Anglesey, Penmon Point makes an ideal lunch stop as part of a coastal walk (the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path runs through it). The Pilot House cafe serves Welsh cream teas in its garden overlooking Puffin Island (half a mile …

Number of women per 100 men

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The 'Netflix For Pirated Movies' Will Soon Work With Your Google Chromecast

It's a competitive space, but Popcorn Time has been steadily building up its features list and integrating tools to hide your tracks. Now, Popcorn Time even supports Google's Chromecast streaming device, allowing Windows users to port movies from their laptop or PC over to their TVs.<p>Chromecast …

Popcorn Time

Mont Blanc with L plates: hill walkers can now climb Europe's highest peak

I’ve always had a sneaking wish to be part of the climbing fraternity: to stand upon mighty summits reserved only for the cognoscenti with gnarly hands and cool kit. However, whenever I’ve been called upon to produce a figure-of-eight knot – the one that connects you to the end of a climbing rope – …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Free Introduction to GIS Course

<i>Ad:</i><p>Simon Frasier University is offering a free self-paced MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) entitled “Exploring Geographic Information …

Project Management

Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Ultimate Guide to Optimizing Your Website<i>, SEO and online marketing expert Jon Rognerud shows you how to build a high-performance website and get top ranking on all search engines. In this edited excerpt, the author offers a</i> …

Local Search

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …

A Map of U.S. Intercity Bus and Train Routes

This map from the American Intercity Bus Riders Association (PDF) attempts to map every intercity bus and train route in the United States—i.e., …

Uber says it doesn’t discriminate by neighborhood in Chicago

Even as its business continues to grow at a rapid clip, on-demand car service Uber has a bit of a reputation problem. Fairly or not, some call it a …

Uber Wants To Take Over The French Market With Aggressive Bonus Tactics

Urban transportation company Uber is fighting very hard to conquer France. It doesn’t hesitate to redistribute bonuses of up to $1,100 a week to its drivers — these bonuses are higher than Uber’s revenue from these drivers. In other words, Uber is willing to operate at a loss for some drivers to …

5 Tips For Capturing Great Street Portraits

It can be a bit daunting to go up to a stranger on the street and ask them to take their photo, but after a day or two it becomes addictive! Here are …

How One Scammer Manipulated Apple’s Top Charts To Earn Tens Of Thousands Daily Using A $10 GameSalad Template

Something fishy has been going on with Apple’s App Store top charts. No, I’m not talking about “Flappy Bird” (well, maybe that too), but rather how on earth two different developers used a $10 GameSalad template to send their respective apps — one free, and one paid — into the App Store’s top …

OpenStreetMap gets physical as Lokku invests in SplashMaps

Open data is cool and all that, but is it washable? It is with SplashMaps, a rather odd British startup that just received seed funding from …

White House unveils guidelines for protecting critical systems against cyber attacks

The US government clearly knows a thing or two about internet security when it deals with (and dishes out) cyber attacks on a regular basis, and it's now ready to share that wisdom with others. The White House has just announced the Cybersecurity Framework, a set of voluntary guidelines that …

Bye-bye, StackMob: Platform shuts down following acquisition by PayPal

It was probably inevitable that things would change after PayPal(s ebay) bought StackMob and its mobile app development platform three months ago. …

TrekkSoft, The SaaS For Tour & Activity Providers, Raises Further $800,000

Hot on the heels of Silicon Valley competitor Xola raising $1.8 million last week, Swiss startup TrekkSoft, which offers a SaaS for tour and activity providers, has raised $800,000 in follow-on funding, bringing the total raised to $1.6 million.<p>The new investment comes from the company’s original …

App Stores Have Gotten Incredibly Crowded, Here's How Developers Can Still Stand Out

For developers then, it's important to understand how one app gets noticed while another might languish in the app store swamp.<p>In a <b>recent report</b> from <b>BI Intelligence,</b> we take a deep dive into the various app stores' ecosystems to examine the current difficulty in navigating them, then analyze the …