Thursday, July 19, 2018

These Drawings By JRR Tolkien Reveal His Vision Of Middle-Earth
I've seen some of these before: JRRT's drawings of Middle Earth

Secure, Passwordless Authentication Using Auth0
Auth0 looks like a reasonable SaaS authentication service. Here's some hints on using it with PHP.

Python vs (and) R for Data Science
Python or R, or Python AND R? The pros and cons of each.

What frustrates Data Scientists in Machine Learning projects?
Yeah, machine learning really DOESN'T work the way you think is should.

Doing Without Databases in the 21st Century
How a database-less class would look.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Performance Reviews Are a Waste of Time
I've always hated performance reviews. 

What I learned from interviewing at multiple AI companies and start-ups
What's up with AI companies.

Content Strategy for Startups: The Complete Guide
Content marketing for startups. Yes, personas.

Blogging every week
The basics of technical blogging.

Parsing HTML With PHP Using DiDOM
A PHP library to parse HTML.

concrete5 is an Open Source Content Management System (CMS)
Another open-source PHP CMS. Again, not sure about the distinctives here.

The Faster and Easier CMS
Yet another opensource PHP CMS. Not sure what its distinctive is. 

The 4 questions you should stop asking during your one-on-one meetings
I'm so guilty of this.

Open-plan offices have a surprising effect on workplace communication
Going to an open plan office to foster collaboration? Yeah, about that...

An Invisible Tax on the Web: Video Codecs
It's long since time for a free, open video codec to take over. Here's a leading candidate.

RSS Has Already Won
The South will rise again, or is that RSS Readers?

Monday, July 9, 2018

Understanding Blockchain Fundamentals, Part 3: Delegated Proof of Stake
How proof-of-stake could work, and some of its pitfalls.

What the !@#$ is a Security Token?
Setting the groundwork for the upcoming wave of security tokens. If it happens.

LiteCart is a free e-commerce platform developed in PHP.
Another PHP-based shopping cart program. Probably worth a try. 

Hunter S. Thompson’s Letter on Finding Your Purpose and Living a Meaningful Life
Surprisingly cogent advice from the king of Gonzo. 

How to Read the Right Way: A Complete Guide
Or rather, a set of reading techniques and where to apply them. 

Top 10 “Stay Away” ICO Directions in 2018
Pretty reliable set of signs of "cryptocurrency snake-oil"

The 12 Best Free Email Marketing Apps
Some leverage AWS SES for delivery.