~16 min read · 2019-09-24 · Many types of databases exist, each with their own benefits. In this guide, we'll compare the relational, document, key-value, graph, and wide-column databases and talk about what each of them offer.
From 2015 · Value classes have been around in Scala for a long time internally, and you’ve used them already many times because all Number’s in Scala use this compiler trick to avoid boxing and unboxing numeric…
3 min read · Jun 4th · Targeting different sources of mental fatigue can help make your time away from work be more restorative.
You have to drive your thinking rather than allowing it to be buffeted by the information available in the environment. This ability to stay focused on tasks that you want to complete is called executive control. Maintaining this focus is difficult, and you can clearly get tired of doing it.
When you get away from work and feel this kind of exhaustion, you might want to recharge by engaging in activities in which you allow the world to drive your thinking rather than having to be internally driven in what you do.
3 min read · Jun 19th · Ernest Hemingway famously said that writers should "write hard and clear about what hurts". Although Hemingway may not have known it at the time, research has now shown that writing about "what hurts"…
recent studies have begun to show how an increase in self-awareness, rather than simply disclosing emotions, could be the key to these improvements in mental health.
Creative writing encourages people to choose their words, metaphors, and images in a way that really captures what they're trying to convey.
From 2016 · After analyzing hundreds of SERPs, Rand has identified and classified the 10 distinct content types that work best for SEO. In this Whiteboard Friday, he explains those types and how to use them effectively in your content marketing strategy.
9 min read · From 2019 · HTML5 introduced thirteen new types of form input, adding significantly to the number of different fields web designers and developers could add to our forms. But what is the state of those field types in 2019? Let’s find out.
~16 min read · From 2015 · July 2013One of the most common types of advice we give at Y Combinator is to do things that don't scale. A lot of would-be founders believe that startups either take off or don't. You build…
You can't wait for users to come to you. You have to go out and get them
It's not the product that should be insanely great, but the experience of being your user.