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Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

The cardinal rule in programming is “<i>Don’t repeat yourself</i>,” or DRY. It says that developers should only implement a particular functionality within a project once. Doing otherwise is bad, because it introduces technical debt and potential inconsistencies.<p>But it only really applies within the scope …

Demystifying the Dark Web: What It Is and Where to Find It

As you may know, the “web” runs deeper than that network of hyperlinked pages you’re browsing right now.<p>Technically, the portion of the web that …

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier In Life

Happiness is something that everybody wants but is misunderstood by many people. Happiness doesn't come by accident or as a coincidence. It is an intentional state of being that comes about as a result of practice and conscious effort.<p>Thankfully, effort does not always mean hard work! Happiness …

There Will Be An Eclipse, An Emerald Comet, And A Snow Moon This Friday Night

Comet 45P, otherwise known as Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková, during its last pass in 2011.<p>Starting around 5:34 p.m. EST this Friday, a penumbral eclipse, a …

New Close-Up Image of Jupiter's South Pole is Mind-Blowingly Beautiful

NASA’s Juno spacecraft has once again delivered stunning images of Jupiter, this time giving us a glimpse at the gas giant’s south pole. The image, …

Astronomy

Heisenberg’s astrophysics prediction finally confirmed after 80 years

One of the most famous quantum physicists of all makes his mark in space, 80 years after first predicting it.<p><i>“What we observe is not nature itself,</i> …

rtop – An Interactive Tool to Monitor Remote Linux Server Over SSH

rtop is a straightforward and interactive, remote system monitoring tool based on SSH that collects and shows important system performance values …

CoreFreq – A Powerful CPU Monitoring Tool for Linux Systems

CoreFreq is a CPU monitoring program intended for the Intel 64-bits processor and supports architectures such as Atom, Core2, Nehalem, SandyBridge …

Top 8 Internet of Things Technologies (IoT) for 2017 - 2018

World Web has always been the fast-paced environment. As far back as couple of years ago, Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight were the standard …

Over half of the world's internet traffic isn't coming from humans

When you think of the web, you often imagine people on the other end of a power button. Mobile phones, laptop computers, and large pipes bridge us with each of the corner globe, but humans aren’t all that the internet serves to connect.<p>According to a new report from Imperva, more than half of all …

Bots

The First Galaxies: What We Know And What We Still Need To Learn

When you think of a galaxy today, you think of something like the Milky Way: hundreds of billions of stars, grand spiral arms, loaded with gas and dust, and ready to form the next generation of stars. Such a behemoth exerts a tremendous gravitational pull acting on everything else nearby. And you …

Bosch, Cisco and Foxconn join blockchain and IoT consortium

Group includes BNY Mellon, Bosch, Cisco, Gemalto, and Foxconn, as well as a host of blockchain start-ups.<p>A new industrial blockchain initiative has …

Galaxy-Sized Lenses Confirm It: The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Ever Expected

Physics can't explain it.<p>By measuring the way light bends around distant galaxies, a group of astronomers have verified earlier findings that our …

Universe

Wine 2.0 is here -- run Windows software on Linux and macOS

One of the big hurdles for people looking to switch from Windows to Linux or macOS is a dependence of software that requires Microsoft's operating …

Linux

An asteroid is about to slip between Earth and the moon — the second near miss in 3 weeks

Now a similar space rock is about to zoom by our helpless planet.<p>The new near-Earth object (NEO), dubbed asteroid 2017 BX, was only discovered a few days ago, on Friday, January 20. It's slated to swing by Tuesday night at 11:54 p.m. ET at a distance of about 162,000 miles (261,000 kilometers) — …

Earth Shines in Dramatic New Pictures From Space

The first high-resolution images from an advanced weather satellite show our dynamic planet in vivid detail.<p>Get ready to see our home planet in a whole new light, thanks to stunning photos of Earth taken by a next-generation weather satellite.<p>The GOES-16 satellite is the latest in a series of …

Which Programming Language Should I Learn First?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>With all the buzz about learning to code, I've decided to give it a try. The problem is, I'm not sure where to start. What's the best …

Object-Oriented

Historic Climate Change Agreement Adopted In Paris

The accord "saves the chance of saving the planet," says one advocate.<p>After two weeks of tense talks, word-wrangling and marathon overnight meetings, diplomats in Paris agreed to a global climate change accord on Saturday evening -- a day after the summit's scheduled conclusion.<p>Leaders and experts …

Science Says This Is What Jesus Really Looked Like

While Western culture is accustomed to depictions of Jesus as a lanky white guy with long, straight, perfectly-conditioned hair, or, much less often, …

Short Hair

Can the Fossil Fuel Industry Survive a Climate Change Agreement?

As the Paris climate meeting winds down, the talks have boiled down to two big questions: How fast can greenhouse emissions be reduced? And can the …

What's up with watts; how many watts do your speakers need?

Amplifier power is one of the most misunderstood questions facing audio consumers. That is, how many watts do we need? The short answer is, if you crave high volume, have wild parties or a huge room, the more, the merrier. Before we go any further, let's be clear on what amplifier power provides: …

Audiophile

Learning to code isn't just for full-time developers, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock We've spent a lot of time telling you about the career-related benefits of learning Python, one of the web's most …

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important …

Real Time MySQL charts » Database Charting Examples

Have a database that stores historical stock data and pulls the latest live prices from yahoo finance.<p>Display our data in MySQL workbench<p>Add Charts …

MySQL

PHP 7 is now available and it's the biggest update in years

For seven years straight, PHP has been the fourth most popular programming language in the world, powering more than 200 million Websites, with more than 81.7 percent of public websites leveraging PHP on the server side.<p>PHP took a huge leap into the future this week with the first major update to …

Atoms Reach Record Temperature, Colder than Absolute Zero

Absolute zero is often thought to be the coldest temperature possible. But now researchers show they can achieve even lower temperatures for a …

How To Install Zabbix On openSUSE 42.1

What is Zabbix?<b>Zabbix</b> is an enterprise grade open source monitoring solution for networks. It is written by Alexei Vladishev. It is designed to …

MariaDB 10.1 vs MySQL 5.7: Real-World Performances

I) The Best Performances Ever ? Let's have a closer look<p>MariaDB 10.1 and MySQL 5.7 have been officially GAed for a few weeks now, and each company …

How to Create Own Online Learning Management System Using Moodle in Linux

Moodle is a free, feature rich, open source learning management system (LMS). The platform is used by many online school and universities as well as …