A way to overcome the ongoing issue of running out of habitable land to develop for the growing numbers of human population is to build up. Building up would mean constructing a concrete city of buildings; the higher they are, the more job opportunities and living space there will be. … Continue reading »
Suppose you set aside an hour every weekday combing through the 300+ new jobs on your Odesk or Elance feed. That translates to 20 hours per month (for 20 working days) spent on job hunting alone. That’s a lot of time spent on a task not directly related to your work. And, as you know, time is something you can’t afford to waste as a freelancer.
WordPress plugins are “officially” distributed through the WordPress-owned plugin repository. You can search for any kind of plugin to add extra functionalities to your website or blog. But, there are also a number of great plugins that we can find outside that are not hosted in the official repo. Some … Continue reading »
See, a good idea or topic, decent spelling and grammar, and a strong mastery of the essay form are enough for a good blog post. But if you want to write a great blog post, or one that makes people go “Wow! I’ll share this on Facebook!” instead of “Meh, this is nothing special”, you have to go further than the essentials.
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Simply said, we love Google Chrome. It runs smoothly, looks simple, and has many useful Apps. From a developer’s point of view, Google Chrome is always one step ahead in terms of supporting the latest Web standard, which is great. It also comes with a number of tools for web … Continue reading »
If you run a business or are involved in sales you probably spend most of your time in Gmail, communicating with clients, customers and maybe even potential employees. Thing is, Gmail isn’t designed for customer relationship management (CRM) tasks such as organizing and synchronizing sales and customer service. Sure, you … Continue reading »
The web design industry in the US is worth $20 billion and is made up of professionals and amateurs. Designers and developers (the professionals), and amateur enthusiasts dab their toes into creating close to 16 million new websites every month. This cool infographic by Webydo breaks down the web design … Continue reading »
Learning programming is fun and easy, but writing a good program can prove to be a daunting task. In most cases, we find ourselves constantly scratching our heads trying to understand the spaghetti code we wrote, or making lots of changes just because of a newly added minor feature. These … Continue reading »
DigitalGlobe’s crowdsourced search platform, Tomnod, lets anyone with an Internet connection help in the search for MH370. Harnessing detailed satellite images of the region in which the plane is believed to have disappeared, the site is asking for users to comb through satellite images and tag objects of interest that they find.
For some users, a progress bar can be a very useful thing. It informs them of how much closer they are to completing tasks. Normally, this is used to give a more user-friendly experience. When you open a webpage on your favourite browser, there is already a default progress bar … Continue reading »
Photography is an incredibly rewarding hobby, and with the wealth of digital cameras available nowadays, is one that’s well within most people’s reach. But as any budding photographer will tell you, there’s a lot more to good photos than having a nice camera. There’s a lot of skill and technical … Continue reading »