Niels De Vries

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How to create a dashboard app with React

In this tutorial, we'll walk through how to create an app using React – a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. This web design tool is …

Software Engineering

#CareerBytes: These 6 online-courses will make you an AI expert

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the world; it's being integrated into various fields like healthcare, banking, transport, defense, education, …

Artificial Intelligence

Font Manager for Mac

Typeface is a wonderful font manager for macOS that helps you pick the perfect type for your designs. A minimal interface and total focus on your …

Augmented Reality for the Web

I am focusing hard on making AR for the web a reality. This repository is where I publish the code. Contact me anytime @jerome_etienne. Stuff are …

Augmented Reality

AR.js is bringing augmented reality to the web

So what is AR.js? AR.js was developed by Jerome Etienne with the idea of making AR available to everybody. It improved performance and made augmented …

The Psychology of Money

Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way.Grace Groner was orphaned …

personaldevelopment

5 psychological tricks to make people buy your stuff

Over the years, psychologists and marketers alike have conducted extensive research to figure out what it is that makes us tick. Why do we do what we do? What influences our decisions? What causes us to change?<p>After all, by understanding the motivations behind a purchaser’s decision, it becomes …

Money, blockchains, and social scalability

Formalizing and Securing Relationships on Public Networks

Formalizing and Securing Relationships on Public Networks<br>Nick Szabo<p>Originally published in 1997<p>Contents<p>Accounting Controls<br>• Electronic Data …

Trusted Third Parties are Security Holes

Trusted Third Parties Are Security Holes<br>Nick Szabo<p>Originally published in 2001<p>Introduction<p>Commercial security is a matter of solving the practical …

Shelling Out: The Origins of Money

Shelling Out: The Origins of Money<br>Nick Szabo<p>Originally published in 2002<p>Abstract<p>The precursors of money, along with language, enabled early modern …

The State of Cryptocurrency Mining

For those new to the blog, I am the lead developer of Sia, a blockchain based cloud storage platform. About a year ago, myself and some members of …

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 …

How to understand Stephen Hawking's final paper. Or at least try

It all started with a Big Bang. But then what?<p>Renowned theoretical astrophysicist Stephen Hawking had been trying to answer that and other questions …

Quantum Mechanics

Lobe’s ridiculously simple machine learning platform aims to empower non-technical creators

Machine learning may be the tool de jour for everything from particle physics to recreating the human voice, but it’s not exactly the easiest field to get into. Despite the complexities of video editing and sound design, we have UIs that let even a curious kid dabble in them — so why not with …

Lightning Labs Blog - The Official Blog of Lightning Labs

As far as Carol can tell, her Lightning purchase experience was fast and simple, but in the background, a few different technologies have made that …

What is bitcoin? - CoinDesk

<i>Last updated: 26th January 2018</i><p>To cut through some of the confusion surrounding bitcoin, we need to separate it into two components. On the one hand, …

Bitcoin

Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five

If you still can’t figure out what the heck a bitcoin is…<p>We’re sitting on a park bench. It’s a great day.<p>I have one apple with me. I give it to …

Bitcoin Explained - Illustrated Beginner's Guide

Lead generation: nearly everything you need to know

Why? Because information overload means more competition for people’s most prized resource: <b>attention</b>.<p>Nothing succeeds without attention—movies don’t …

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100X Coins: Our 2018 Small Cap Crypto Picks With $9,900% Upside

Let’s start this off by stating that EVERY coin on this list probably won’t do 100X their current price.<p>Some will. Some may only do 10-20X their …

Achter de blockchainhype - Drie voorbeelden uit de praktijk

Overal werken mensen noest aan blockchaintechnologie. Wat doet zo'n blockchain eigenlijk en wat kun je ermee? Een opfriscursus blockchain met drie …

5 easy-to-use tools to discover new ICO’s and cryptocurrencies

The last few decades have witnessed the rise of people who made their fortunes off the internet.<p>Some of these enterprising individuals built companies from an initial idea to global behemoths worth billions, while others became rich by investing in the stocks of internet-driven firms such as …

Bitcoin explained: How do cryptocurrencies work? - BBC News

Bitcoin Resources

Getting Started:<p>Explain Bitcoin Like I'm Five<br>• Bitcoin Explained (illustrated guide in simple terms)<br>• The Bitcoin Whitepaper written by Satoshi …

What is Blockchain Technology? A Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners

Is blockchain technology the new internet?<p>The blockchain is an undeniably ingenious invention – the brainchild of a person or group of people known …

Blockchain

Paper Wallet Guide: How to Protect Your Cryptocurrency

Shares 1K<p>With Bitcoin, Ethereum, and a host of other cryptocurrencies once again making headlines following an incredibly bullish year, crypto …

13 best Skillshare classes for designers and artists

These classes from Jessica Hische, Jessica Walsh and Nicholas Feltron will improve your skills at lettering, logo design, doodling, infograhics, ink …

40+ Best Big, Poster Fonts of 2018

When it comes to designing posters and banners, there’s one thing that matters the most: the font. A poster without a great, attention-grabbing title …