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Explicit is better than implicit: type hints

If you've been working with Python for a little time, chances are that you've heard that explicit is better than implicit. If you've been working …

Python Programming

What makes the Python Cool.

As topic says, we will look into some of the cool feature provided by Python.<p>Python has a lot of functionality (or say tricks) which makes the …

Python Programming

Alexa Meade Reveals Inspiration Behind Ariana Grande's "God Is a Woman" Music Video

God is a woman...and a painter.<p>Ariana Grande’s truly epic “God is a Woman” video made a huge splash when it debuted earlier in July. It’s packed with vagina references, it’s beautiful, and it even inspired a painterly beauty trend among Instagram makeup artists.<p>The painterly aspect of the video was …

Ariana Grande

Why Node.js is More Important than You Think

High Performance Web DevelopmentNode enables you to build fast, scalable web applications capable of handling a huge number of simultaneous …

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

San Francisco's newest restaurant has a robot flipping its burgers

If you find yourself in San Francisco and craving a hamburger, you might want to keep an eye out for Creator on Folsom Street. The new joint, which is set to open to the public on June 27, offers burgers at $6, cooked from start to finish by a robot.<p>The machine has been in the making for the past …

San Francisco

Build a simple app using Node JS and MySQL.

Hello world!. In this tutorial, we are going to build a simple CRUD application using Node JS and MySQL.<p>The image above shows the app. It is an …

Things which every developer should know when starting with front-end development

<i>Disclaimer: This article is a high level overview of how package management and the associated licensing issues work. It is meant to make new</i> …

Agora closes $50 million round to grow its voice and video SDKs globally

Agora, a platform that enables developers to add voice and video features to their applications, announced that it has added an extra $30 million to the $20 million series B round it announced way back in 2015. The extra funding tranche comes from existing investors, including IDG, SIG China, …

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

The first principles of programming

It’s often said that there are two ways the human mind views growth: either the fixed mentality or the growth mentality. In the fixed mentality, human growth is a function of destiny: no matter how hard you try, you can never grow beyond what innate factors have prescribed for you. The growth …

What I'd like to hear from an experienced developer when I was a beginner - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

When we are just students, getting our first jobs, many questions come to mind:<p>Such questions are normal and healthy at that time. We have to make a …

Programming

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Wi-Fi

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Wearable Tech

How to sync your local iTunes library when you’re subscribed to Apple Music

Apple Music is one of the best music streaming options when you have a local library of unreleased songs, live concerts, or remixes. But this method will also allow you to sync hi-fiedlity music such as ALAC to your iPhone.<p>While not completely obvious, it is possible to sync your local library …

All The Stuff You Wished You Knew About Fourier Transforms But Were Afraid To Ask

The Fourier transform underpins so much of our technological lives, in most cases probably without our realising it. The ability to mathematically …

Mathematics

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

This amazing visualisation shows how the world's ships move goods around the globe

Shipping is vital for the global economy, with roughly 90% of all goods moved across the world by ships.If shipping stops, so does the world economy.<p>Global trade has been the subject of much scrutiny in the past year or so, with Brexit and the Trump presidency both seen by many as threats to the …

Panama Canal

Scary 'Slaughterbots' video shows danger of autonomous killer drones

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>When you're smart, you can make decisions all for yourself.<p>That could be a problem if you're a so-called smart weapon.<p>A video presented on Friday at a meeting of the Convention on Certain Conventional …

Can You Pass Computer Science GCSE Right Now?

Knowing how to use Word and Excel won't save you now.

3 Excel Tricks Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Microsoft Excel is one of the most useful computer programs ever created. Need help with math? Excel has you covered. Mail merge? Excel’s got it. …

Analytics

A month of clean code

Each week over the past month, I have posted <i>before</i> and <i>after</i> code samples calling out ways to clean up code. The response has been amazing, many …

A robot that once said it would 'destroy humans' just became the first robot citizen

An empty-eyed humanoid named Sophia has become the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world.<p>Saudi Arabia bestowed citizenship on Sophia ahead of the Future Investment Initiative, held in the kingdom's capital city of Riyadh on Wednesday.<p>"I am very honored and proud of this unique …

Robotics

Amazon can ship you a new house, and it’ll only cost you about $40K

Need a new house? Why not log in to Amazon and click a few buttons? Before you know it, you could be the owner of this 320-square foot pre-fabricated …

Python Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Sep 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,300 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.77% chance to be picked in …

What it's like to have the best job in America right now

Data scientists have the best job in America, according to Glassdoor.<p>The field may be relatively new and occasionally vaguely defined, but one thing's for sure — it's also growing.<p>That's because, in the digital age, the amount of data available is only going to continue to grow exponentially. And …

Employment

10 Books About Coding to Inspire Girls to Lead the Next Tech Revolution

The first computer programmer was a woman: Ada Lovelace. And while women only make up about 26% of the computing workforce, as of 2016, that number …

Here's How to Master Machine Learning and Boost Your Career

Machine learning is considered one of the highest paying tech skills in the country. For the average machine learning engineer position, you’re …

6 Simple Tips on How to Start Writing Clean Code

Writing clean code is not an easy task. It requires experimenting with different tips and practices. The problem is that there are so many practices …