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Codecademy to launch redesign, new features to help you get a job

A couple weeks ago, Carmel DeAmicis wrote about the rise of “online skills classes” and how they’ve supplanted the infamous MOOC as the dominant online education platform. DeAmicis focused on Lynda and Pluralsight, but there’s another major learning platform that belongs in the discussion: New York’s Codecademy and its community of 24 million coders and aspiring [...]

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How to Negotiate Your Salary

One of the best ways to increase your income is through salary negotiations, either when you’re first offered the job or during a performance review. It may make you uncomfortable, but it’s extremely important. Here’s how to get what you want out of a negotiation. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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If online sales taxes reduce Amazon sales then why does Amazon support online sales taxes?

An excellent little piece of economic research here detailing the manner in which the imposition of online sales taxes reduce Amazon’s sales in those places where they are imposed. All of which creates a bit of a headscratcher as Amazon has recently come around to the idea that online sales taxes are a pretty neat [...]

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Researchers Invent a Camouflage Material That Changes Like a Chameleon

Mother Nature has already mastered the art of camouflage, so it only makes sense that we steal her ideas when it comes to the art of hiding. Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a remarkable new material "inspired" by chameleons, which can change shape and color under different lighting conditions. Read more… Continue [...]

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Beyond anti-virus: Sentinel Labs raises $12M to bring predictive intelligence to the enterprise security game

The enterprise computing landscape has changed dramatically in recent years, which means that the challenge of securing this environment has as well. Thanks to the emergence of trends like cloud computing, mobile devices, Internet-of-things, and bring your own device policies, enterprise networks are no-longer sterile, self-contained entities that can hide behind the shield of a [...]

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Meet the Woman Who Photographs the Oldest Living Things In The World

What’s the oldest living thing you’ve ever seen? A 2,200-year-old sequoia in California, perhaps? That’s a relatively teenage specimen to the artist Rachel Sussman, who has spent the last ten years looping the globe on a wild adventure to meet and document the world’s oldest "continuously living" organisms. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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This Is the Simplest Explanation of Climate Change You’ll Ever See

Climate change is one of the most complex areas of scientific study out there, causing physicists, chemists and meteorologists alike to scratch their heads—so it’s understandable that the rest of us find it a little difficult to grasp. But this video is your best chance yet of understanding the topic. Read more… Continue Reading from [...]

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