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Starting a Blog? 30 Free or Cheap Tools to Make It Gorgeous. Start Your Blog or Site in 5 Minutes with WordPress - Official Bluehost Blog. Blog Hosting Review: What is the Best Blog Host for You? Last Update May 3rd, 2016.

Blog Hosting Review: What is the Best Blog Host for You?

So, you want to start a blog on the best blog hosting? Watch this little video first and then move on to the full blog hosting review below. It will explain everything you’ll need to get started. Quick note: I will earn a small commission if you buy a hosting package from one of my links at no extra cost to you. Exclusive Offer for WordPress Users - Bluehost. Need more Power?

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Support millions of visitors with our custom, managed WordPress solution. Optimized Hosting. Make Money Writing Online: 13 Sites That Pay for Articles. If you’ve got writing skills, put them to work helping you make money online.

Make Money Writing Online: 13 Sites That Pay for Articles

But with so many sites to choose from, where should a wannabe freelance writer start? Sites that pay for articles usually fall into one of two main models. The first is revenue-sharing, where the website pays you a certain amount for every view or ad click from your post. This method can earn you some pocket money, but it’s not quite as lucrative as the second option.

You’re more likely to make decent money writing for sites that pay up front. Ready to make money writing online? Revenue-Sharing Sites. You Don’t Need To Learn To Code + Other Truths About the Future of Careers. There’s a reason most “conventional” career advice sucks: the world is changing at a rapid clip.

You Don’t Need To Learn To Code + Other Truths About the Future of Careers

When well-meaning mentors give advice based on their experiences decades ago, it’s kind of like teaching someone how to drive using a horse and buggy. In his latest book, Average Is Over, economist Tyler Cowen argues that we need to reshape the way we think about jobs, and in turn, our careers, in the wake of this rapid technological change. Is Coding the New Literacy? In the winter of 2011, a handful of software engineers landed in Boston just ahead of a crippling snowstorm.

Is Coding the New Literacy?

They were there as part of Code for America, a program that places idealistic young coders and designers in city halls across the country for a year. They'd planned to spend it building a new website for Boston's public schools, but within days of their arrival, the city all but shut down and the coders were stuck fielding calls in the city's snow emergency center. In such snowstorms, firefighters can waste precious minutes finding and digging out hydrants. A city employee told the CFA team that the planning department had a list of street addresses for Boston's 13,000 hydrants. "We figured, 'Surely someone on the block with a shovel would volunteer if they knew where to look,'" says Erik Michaels-Ober, one of the CFA coders. Programmer Quotes. Steve Jobs on programming, craftsmanship, software, and the Web.

In 1995, Steve Jobs gave a rare interview to Robert Cringely for a PBS special called Triumph of the Nerds to talk about the genesis of the personal computer.

Steve Jobs on programming, craftsmanship, software, and the Web

Most of the hour-long interview had been cut down to a few minutes to use for the three-part special, and the original master tape was thought to have been lost after production. Shortly after Jobs' death in October 2011, however, director Paul Sen found a VHS copy of the entire interview in his garage. Cringely and Sen worked to clean up the footage and presented "The Lost Interview" in a handful of art house theaters across the country. Magnolia Pictures eventually picked up the remastered footage for wider release, and made it available via iTunes and Amazon Video on Demand this week. Six Reasons a Non-Computer Nerd Might Want to Learn to Code.

Is programming a creative pursuit? It’s becoming clear that we, as a society, are placing a larger and larger emphasis on innovation and creativity while at the same time bemoaning the lack thereof.

Is programming a creative pursuit?

There are some activities that we instantly recognize as creative pursuits: painting, music, writing, theatre. And also more modern ones: graphics, web design, info graphics and industrial design, font design and lettering. Can Computer Programming Boost Your Brain Power? Brains Are Like Muscles, and Tackling Complex Skills Like Web Development May Help Strengthen Them Learning how to program for the first time was a challenge for Adam Waxman.

Can Computer Programming Boost Your Brain Power?

He worked as a full-time investment banking analyst in Atlanta, but in January 2013, his nights were less about reclining after a day’s work and more about teaching himself Objective-C and JavaScript with books and online tutorials. By that summer, he left his career in finance behind and moved to New York to enroll in a programming boot camp where he learned Ruby on Rails. Scientists Begin Looking at Programmers' Brains: The Neuroscience of Programming  Programming is a deeply complex but relatively new human activity.

Scientists Begin Looking at Programmers' Brains: The Neuroscience of Programming 

Its young age has lent itself to countless battles and hotly debated topics that despite the many compelling arguments presented, we seemingly have no definitive answers for. All that is about to change: An international team of scientists lead by Dr. Janet Siegmund is using brain imaging with fMRI to understand the programmer's mind. Understanding the brain offers us the chance to distill these complex issues into fundamental answers. One recent debate was prompted by recent legislation that considered offering foreign-language credits for students learning programming languages.