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Swift the fastest-growing programming language, as it breaks into top 10

A quarterly ranking of the most popular programming language found that Swift made it into the top 10 for the first time, and is now tied with Objective-C …<p>RedMonk has been compiling quarterly rankings since 2011, and says that Swift is the fastest-growing language it has seen in that time. The …

Programming

The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

Some of the greatest moments in cinematic history are scenes of nonfiction.<p>From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the …

13 strange body facts you always wondered about but were too afraid to ask

What happens to your body when you stop having sex

While many of us probably couldn’t imagine a life without sex, every now and then it’s natural to experience a “dry spell.”<p>So what effect does …

Women's Health

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

Guns

5 Fifty Shades sex positions to set your climax free

Your inner goddess will thank you. Maybe.<p>A lot of the sex scenes from <i>Fifty Shades Freed</i> elicit a resounding "hell no" from me. Sorry, but I just don't find sex in a meadow erotic. Ticks, anyone?! But a select few are actually worth a shot if you're feeling brave, or have run out of Netflix shows to …

15 Totally Normal Sex Fantasies You’re Not Weird for Having

When it comes to sexual fantasies, we deal with a lot of red tape. There is so much rhetoric out there calling our “taboo” imaginary scenarios sexual deviancy and evidence of our perversion. If you get turned on by anything other than vanilla sex with your monogamous partner, you must be …

Upgrade your home Wi-Fi to handle all the new gadgets you just bought during Black Friday sales

Black Friday 2017 is now behind us and it was easily the best Black Friday ever in terms of the quality of deals. Just about every gadget and gizmo …

Wi-Fi

The 44 best holiday shopping deals right now

The Best Software Companies To Work For In 2018, According To Glassdoor

• 62% of all employees working for Software 500 companies would recommend their company to a friend, up from 61% in 2015.<br>• 76% of all employees working for Software 500 companies approve of their CEO today, up from 73% in 2015.<br>• Aconex Limited, The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD), HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS), …

Software

Fully modular desk is every computer geek's dream come true

Matej Grozdanovic had a dream. His dream was to build the best computer desk in the world. Even better, he wanted to build a desk that can be used in …

Gear & Gadgets

The good software development manifesto

Much has already been written and much will be written about James Damore and his “The Google Manifesto.” (I’ve also written about how organizations …

How to Horribly Injure Someone on Purpose

Do you hate violence? Author Tim Larkin says you need to be ready to use it anyway—and use it well—if you have no other choice.<p>If you're like me, you gave self-defense classes a try when you were a kid, but punching air and going "kiai!" for an hour every other day seemed pretty useless, so you …

iPhone app gives treasured photos new life [Review]

For longer than I have allowed myself to believe, the iPhone has been called a scanner that fits in your pocket. But if I wanted a high-quality copy of an old photograph, I still sought out a flatbed scanner, presuming the results would be superior to taking a picture of a picture with a phone.<p>But …

Software Internship

For those who are struggling to find an internship or just getting a foot in the door, hopefully I can provide some insight from my experience.<p><b>My</b> …

How to Watch Cable on iPhone or iPad

The TV app, which was introduced with iOS 10.3, finally brings all of your TV and movie watching together. Within the TV app, you can see what your viewing options are all in one place, including shows from streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. While a lot of Apple TV users have cut the cable …

Here's how you can actually help stop climate change

It takes more than turning off the lights, but it's all doable.<p>Soaring temperatures, melting ice caps, diseases on the rise. With such high stakes, it’s not surprising that climate change tends to trigger a sense of fear. In fact, one recent, widely-shared story about climate change in <i>New York</i> …

Best Swift Books

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>First of all, what is Swift?<p><b>Swift</b> is a general-purpose, …

App Store

10 best car rental apps for Android

Renting a car has changed very little over the last couple of decades. You walk in, show your information, pay some money, and walk out with the keys to a car. Even today, the process isn’t much different. However, you can now use apps to locate car rental places and many companies have apps that …

Introduction to Neural Networks

Neural network basics<p>What are neural networks<p>Neural networks, commonly known as Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) are quite a simulation of human …

Deep Learning

How to Write an Email Subject and Opener That Will Actually Make People Pay Attention | Inc.com

How many of these emails have you deleted this week? Maybe this one...<p>Hi John, I hope all is well. Wanted to reach out to you about the useless crap we are selling and that I really don't care about but want to get my quota bonus so I can save up for the new iPhone 17.<p><i>So</i> weak. On every …

Writing

How to create Spotify group playlists in Facebook Messenger

Whether you're planning to spend countless hours in a car with your friends or have people over for a cookout, creating a playlist full of songs everyone can enjoy can be a stressful process. With Spotify's newest feature, however, making a playlist can become a collaborative effort.<p>It's called …

Apps

"Pivoting To Understand Quicksort [Part 1]"

Whether or not you’re new to sorting algorithms or familiar with some of them already, you’ve probably heard or read about today’s algorithm in some …

iPhone 8 Leak Reveals Significant Design Changes

Almost every iPhone 8 feature has leaked, including its biggest new one, but now what will make the most headlines appears to have been confirmed as well: the major redesign…<p>Ever reliable accessory maker MobileFun has spilled the dirt. The company, which nailed the Galaxy S8 design three months …

Mobile Technology

A Comparative Study: Objective-C Versus Swift

iOS is an operating system which has successfully created fascination world-wide. This fascination and spell-binding impact must have looked day and …

The Completely Bananas History of Transformers on Earth, According to the Movies

The promise of <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i> has been that it’s going to shed light on the secret history of Transformers. Seeing as most of the other …

Movies

My three tips for maintaining fitness and a healthy lifestyle as a software developer

We all <i>know</i> the benefits of physical fitness on our lives. But despite how much we know about the need to stay fit, I've found that us software …

Apple softens its stance on developers using iOS as a platform for coding

Apple recently changed the terms of service for its App Store. One new paragraph caught the attention of John Voorhees at MacStories:<p>This is huge. It plays into Apple’s educational ambitions by making iOS a more viable platform to learn software development, as students will be able to import and …

Clergy Are More Partisan Than Their Parishioners

A new paper suggests that in most denominations, the people in the pulpits are more Democratic and Republican than those in the pews.<p>It’s no surprise that certain U.S. religious groups have strong political leanings: Southern Baptist Republicans and Jewish Democrats are predictable enough …

Religion

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …