Install WordPress locally on Windows or Mac

June 2, 2017

WordPress is an open source web content management system that can be used to create both blogs and websites. Over the course of 10 years WordPress has become arguably the most popular content management system in the world. The main strength of WordPress is in its quick […]

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Test web fonts on any live website

June 2, 2017

This is a free service that allows you to experiment with different types of Google Fonts in real-time. Simply enter the URL of the site you want to preview, click “Go!” and you are set. You can change the font easily and as many times as you […]

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Tools to Help you Optimize your Images

June 2, 2017

In this article we’ll discuss the best way of optimizing your images for the web. Poorly optimized images can slow page load time, hindering user experience. Page load time is also factored into Googles search algorithm, so heavy images can also negatively effect your search engine rankings, […]

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Secret world of the underwater internet

June 2, 2017

An extensive network of underwater cables, called submarine communications cables, links up the continents and transmits Internet data across the globe. You can browse an interactive map of these cables at the Submarine Cable Map. The map depicts routes of 263 in-service and 22 planned undersea cables. […]

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How To Clear Your Computer’s DNS Cache

June 2, 2017

The Domain Name System (DNS) translates Internet domains into IP addresses. DNS is the component of the Internet which converts human-readable domain names (such as example.com) into computer-readable IP addresses (such as 192.0.32.10). DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of pages you have recently viewed. This […]

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Converting MySQL tables to utf8 encoding format

June 1, 2017

You specify an encoded character set when you create a database. Choosing a character set determines what languages can be represented in the database. Convert MySQL tables to utf8 encoding format: ALTER TABLE tbl_name CONVERT TO CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci; If you already have MySQL database […]

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Learn Artificial Intelligence Free Resources

May 31, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a buzzword in the technology world right now, and for good reason: It represents a major step forward in how computers can learn. In reality, artificial intelligence already plays an active role in our everyday lives. You may have already recognized it in […]

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A reasonably secure operating system

May 30, 2017

Qubes OS is a security-focused operating system, the core idea behind how Qubes provides security is an approach called security by compartmentalization. This approach focuses on limiting the damage an attacker can do by separating your activities and their related files into securely isolated compartments called qubes […]

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