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28 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

So don't screw them up!<p>We're only kidding — you'll definitely screw them up in some capacity, and that's okay.<p>If you can make at least some of the changes we've listed below — like practicing mindfulness and not sticking around in bad relationships — you'll be in good shape.<p>These ideas are drawn …

Self-improvement

Winning Companies Lead With A New Culture Mindset

With today’s interactive social media and the real-time Internet, both customers and employees see inside your company easily, so you can’t hide your real company culture. At the same time relationship perceptions have become the biggest drivers to customer loyalty and employee engagement. Thus in …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

Learn Docker by building a Microservice

If you are looking to get your hands dirty and learn all about Docker, then look no further!In this article I'm going to show you how Docker works, …

DevOps

How to Win the Coding Interview

Let’s be honest, most developers don’t love having to write code as part of an interview process. Some have even threatened to quit the business over …

Bootstrap 4 Cheat Sheet - The ultimate list of Bootstrap classes

alert-primary<p>alert-primary<p><b>Well done!</b> You successfully read this important alert message.<p>alert-secondary<p>alert-secondary<p><b>Well done!</b> You successfully …

Web Development

Python Patterns, Take One

Rui Carmo<br>August 11th 2013, at night · 8 min read<p>Over the past few months a number of people have come to me for guidance regarding various aspects of …

It’s the end of “euphoric times” for custom app developers

For the first time in about eight years, we saw a decline in the small business customer base of app developers (in terms of revenue and per-project value). The primary reason cited is the rise of white labels and SDKs. “Uber for X” toolkits have indeed become a force to reckon with. Small …

Apps

Three things I wish I knew earlier about Machine Learning

I’ve been working with Machine Learning models both in academic and industrial settings for a few years now. I’ve recently been watching the …

Machine Learning

Let’s Build A Simple Interpreter. Part 6.

Today is <i>the</i> day :) “Why?” you might ask. The reason is that today we’re wrapping up our discussion of arithmetic expressions (well, almost) by adding …

Coding is boring, unless…

As a developer, I never managed to stick to the same job for more than two years.<p>Each new job was a good career move, and a high turnover is common …

Tech Industry

I Want To Run Stateful Containers, Too

Using Amazon for everything feels wrong to me — a bit like the rebels in Star Wars renting a Star Destroyer from Darth Vader rather than recruiting the Millennium Falcon to fight the Empire.<p>“Raaaw, don’t run stateful apps in a container, Raaaw.” That is what currently stands for sound advice in the …

DevOps

The Architecture of Open Source Applications (Volume 2): nginx

nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free open source web server written by Igor Sysoev, a Russian software engineer. Since its public launch in 2004, …

5 Exotic Culinary Vacations Where It’s All About the Food

For many travelers, food isn’t central to their itineraries. Delighting in the tastes of regional cuisine often plays second fiddle to activities like going on safari, whiling away the hours in the Hermitage Museum, or even watching moss grow (yes, this is a real and apparently popular travel …

Cooking

Hotels Unbundled: The 52 Startups Marriott and Hilton Should Be Watching

The hotel industry has undergone major shifts in the last decade thanks to tech, due to the rise of online travel reservation portals and distributed …

Hospitality

Eight Terminal Utilities Every OS X Command Line User Should Know

The OS X Terminal opens up a world of powerful UNIX utilities and scripts. If you’re migrating from Linux, you’ll find many familiar commands work …

Exploring the Hacker Tools of Mr Robot

Over the years the most famous hacking tool <i></i> that has made it into the movies is Nmap. When producers of a movie actually try to put a dose of reality …

Mr. Robot

The Chinese mobile gaming market is already huge and will only get bigger

Video games are big in China. We’re talking 60 billion yuan ($9.7 billion) big. That’s a little less than half the size of the US market, and a lot less per capita, but the rapid growth of mobile gaming will help China close the gap.<p>PC games have long been far and away the largest source of revenue …

China

Former teenage soldier hatches millions from Chinese egg futures

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A decade ago Zhang Xiongjie was a teenage infantryman patrolling China’s bleak border with North Korea.<p>Zhang Xiongjie looks at a computer screen as he works at his office in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Chance Chan<p>Now he stays in swanky hotels and drives …

Stock Markets

Daisann’s Hong Kong

Award-winning journalist and frequent <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> contributor <i></i><b>Daisann McLane</b> (on Twitter @Daisann_McLane) began her love affair with <b>Hong Kong</b> back in 2001, on assignment for <i>The New York Times</i>. She returned to the city again and again over the ensuing years, eventually settling there …

Your Startup's Pitch Needs Only These 10 Slides

Guy Kawasaki shares the layout for a perfect pitch.<p>Pitching your startup to investors just might be the most nerve-wracking aspect of starting your new business -- well, besides the prospect of losing your shirt.<p>I get it. The last thing you want to do when you're sleep-deprived and edgy and …