Angry young men

I used to build bombs in my basement. My friend, a guy who called himself Damage Inc. on the BBSes, built pipe bombs and made a rocket launcher that shot small Estes rockets tipped with razors. We set them off in abandoned fields and fired rockets into trees. We lived in Columbus, Ohio, where there…

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Collective #355

Inspirational Website of the Week: Peter Van Alphen An interesting navigation with lots of attention to detail. Our pick this week. Get inspired Our Sponsor Project management is better when it’s visual Dapulse is the next generation of visual tools, built specifically for designers and developers. Check it out CSS Grid Challenge: Winners and Templates…

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AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years

AOL today announced it is permanently shuttering AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) — its iconic chat service which debuted in 1997 and was popular in the ’00s. All good things come to an end. On Dec 15, we’ll bid farewell to AIM. Thank you to all our users! #AIMemories https://t.co/b6cjR2tSuU pic.twitter.com/V09Fl7EPMx — AIM (@aim) October 6,…

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What Can Help You Secure WordPress?

Setting up your own WordPress site with the accompanying plugins and widgets has become easier than ever before. Numerous tutorials, video guides and step-by-step introductions to WordPress have ensured that even the most basic users can enjoy using this hosting solution. That being said, WordPress is also one of the most exploitative hosting services on…

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How to survive your first week at a coding bootcamp

Coding bootcamps are an increasingly popular avenue of ingress into the software development industry. There’s a lot to love about them. Bootcamps tend to be cheaper than four-year degrees, and have modern curriculums that reflect current hiring trends. But that’s not to say they’re easy. The term ‘bootcamp’ is pretty apt; you’re thrown head-first into…

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« The global e-commerce market continues to flourish in 2017 with a growth rate of 17% and forecasted turnover of $1.85 trillion »

Global online retail is increasing rapidly with a forecasted growth rate of 17% in 2017. Asia now ‘owns’ 50% of the global e-commerce market. This is one of the many interesting findings of the Global Ecommerce Report 2017. The report reveals e-commerce[1] trends, facts and figures, and offers insights into each region of the global…

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