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Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

Top 5 Courses to Learn Python in 2018

If you are a programmer and thinking about learning Python in 2018, then you have come to the right place. In this article, I am going to share some …

How to Volunteer Without Leaving Home

Do you want to make the world a better place, but you also identify as internet trash and haven’t left the house in three days? (Or have a legitimate …

Ways to Improve Your People Skills to Build Relationships.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Many things contribute to negative energy in life. One of the main sources of this is the relationship people have with other …

introconcurrency

Introduction to Concurrency<p>Alan Kay said OOP as he envisioned it, was more about messaging than anything else. He's right. Computer scientists should …

Programming

Facebook enhances C++ with parallel programming tool

Ever wondered how Facebook is able to assemble personalized news feeds, in real time, for any of its billion-plus users who may log in at any given moment? Now we know, because the company has just released the source code behind the magic.<p>Drawing from their considerable expertise running large …

Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Employers want you to ask this question. Here's why...<p>Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just …

8 Questions That Will Tell You Whether or Not You're in the Right Job

The more someone feels comfortable in their work environment, the more they can contribute and have impact.<p><i>How do you determine if you are in the right job or not? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

The 6 High Performance Habits that Make People Extraordinary

All successful people share six common, consistent habits regardless of their area of expertise. Everyone can emulate them.

Self-improvement

6 essential libraries for every Python developer

Python has seen wide adoption across industries and disciplines by dint of being easy to work with. But it has also been aided by a wealth of …

Read a File Line-by-Line in Python

Introduction<p>Over the course of my working life I have had the opportunity to use many programming concepts and technologies to do countless things. …

Learning Python: From Zero to Hero

First of all, what is Python? According to its creator, Guido van Rossum, Python is a:<p>“high-level programming language, and its core design …

A Note on Distributed Systems: A Summary

This post distills the material presented in the paper titled <b>“A Note on Distributed Systems”</b> published in 1994 by Jim Waldo et al.<p>The paper presents …

Modularization and dependency management: three steps to better code

If you ask me, what's a single most important thing in writing good code, I'd reply: "Modularization and Dependency Management".<p>Well, actually, …

Learn to use HPC systems and Supercomputers

Today, I’ve launched a special <b>Udemy</b> course called "<b>Learn to Use HPC Systems and Supercomputers</b> ". This course is of the first of its kind, but could …

These Common Interview Habits Could Be Why You Aren’t Getting The Job

Think they won’t notice your constant fidgeting? Think again.<p>There’s so much that gets judged in a job interview. From what you wear to how you shake the interviewer’s hand, to how confident you appear and sound when you introduce yourself. Almost everything you do during a job interview will be …

Want to learn machine learning in 15 minutes? Start here...

<b>How to</b> If you’ve heard the excitement about machine learning, but aren’t quite sure how it could apply to your business, the best way forward is to …

Machine Learning

How binge listening to podcasts helped me get through my breakup

On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected to be my president. Two days later, my boyfriend broke up with me out of the blue and, to top it all …

Scientists Finally Witnessed a Phenomenon That Einstein Thought "Impossible"

Celestial Warping<p>According to Einstein’s general relativity theory, spacetime bends or gets distorted when it crosses a massive object due to its …

Artificial intelligence can now predict suicide risk with remarkable accuracy

When someone commits suicide, their family and friends can be left with the heartbreaking and answerless question of what they could have done differently. Colin Walsh, data scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, hopes his work in predicting suicide risk will give people the opportunity …

Artificial Intelligence

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Best of Switzerland: Transport

Discover the best ways to travel along Switzerland’s Grand Tour.<p><b>Carry a Swiss Travel Pass</b><p><b>Nationwide</b><p>There are two types of rail passes in the world: the regular rail pass and the Swiss Travel Pass. The latter is the best in the world, and a pure gift to any visitor.<p>For one, as its name suggests, it …

Need Some Summer Reading? These Are the 15 Best-Selling Business Books Right Now

These are the books you're likely to spot everyone reading this summer, according to Amazon.<p>The lazy days of summer are here. That means you need some books to fill them with.<p>There are tons of recommendations out there from business icons, other entrepreneurs, and thought leaders, but if you really …

How to Take Great Photos of Your Kids

Simple Tips to Photograph Children<p>Get outside<p>Use window light<p>Make them look at the camera<p>Use a high shutter speed<p>Use a low f-stop<p>Get help from a …

Classes, Complexity, and Functional Programming

<i>When I use classes, when I don’t, what I do instead, and why</i><p>When it comes to applications intended to last, I think we all want to have simple code …

13 Body Language Mistakes You Might Be Making

Avoiding these body language blunders will help you form stronger relationships, both professionally and personally.<p>Our bodies have a language of …

Explained: The 5 Most Common Automotive Suspensions | Feature

From the June 2017 issue<br>How, you may wonder, do dynamics engineers determine what kind of hardware to use in a suspension? Here’s the short version: Other people tell them. Engineers must work within the constraints of the basic suspension arrangement dictated by packaging requirements, budget, and …

10 Useful Tips for Writing Effective Bash Scripts in Linux

Shell scripting is the easiest form of programming you can learn/do in Linux. More so, it is a required skill for system administration for …

Linux