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Socializing a new member in a Scrum team

"Adding a new member to a team can result in conflict. Changing the group dynamic so dramatically, and without the team's input, conflicts with Agile development's tenets of personal choice and team autonomy."...

Bill and Melinda Gates give J$226m to Jamaica’s ICT development

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has provided US$2 million (approximately J$226 million) to finance a project to provide Jamaicans with increased access to ICT services, as well as training to promote personal, organizational and national development. The grant will also fund a mandatory programme of advocacy and sensitization of decision-makers to the value of […]

Suze Orman leaving CNBC for new 'Money Wars' show

S uze Orman, who built a reputation for giving straight-ahead personal finance advice to viewers on CNBC's "The Suze Orman Show" every Saturday, is developing a new show about one of money's darker aspects: the fights it can cause among...Show More Summary

Should we believe the institutions and growth literature?

Dietz Vollrath at the Growth Economics Blog has a three part series on problems with the the empirical institutions and growth literature. If you’re a development economist or political economy person you should read these posts, and follow the blog. Show More Summary

A Frightening Look at the "Cost of a Sales Person"

I worry, sometimes, that we take the process of hiring, onboarding, coaching, developing and managing the performance of sales people too casually. Too often, managers tend to treat sales people as commodities.

Focus on Vincent Van Gogh, as artist and person, in a completely new presentation in the Van Gogh Museum

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

The completely new presentation of the permanent collection of the Van Gogh Museum focuses on the development of Vincent van Gogh. The story of Van Gogh's life and art is the common theme of all floors of the museum; and his paintings, as well as his drawings and letters have now found a permanent place. Show More Summary

Suze Orman Leaving CNBC for New Daily Series

Jenny Anderson/WireImage Personal finance guru Suze Orman is leaving CNBC after 14 years to develop a daily series with Warner Bros. Television Group's Telepictures, according to Variety. No word out yet whether the new show, "Suze Orman's Money Wars," will be distributed via first-run syndication or through cable outlets, Variety says. Show More Summary

Why Do We Settle For People Who Have No Intention Of Committing To Us?

2 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Either you’re dating or you’re not dating and if you’re not dating than you’re casually hooking up but if you’re casually hooking up, are you allowed to develop feelings for that person?

Google Maps Offers Developer Access To Street View

Google's Street View and Photo Sphere viewing tools offer users a pretty cool way to get as up close and personal with a place as is digitally possible. Having a 360-degree perspective of a specific location means they can really have a good look around. Show More Summary

Suze Orman Leaving CNBC, Developing ‘Money Wars’ With Telepictures

After 14 years as host of The Suze Orman Show on CNBC, the Emmy winner and personal finance expert is leaving the network in March and moving on to the next leg of her TV career. Orman is developing Suze Orman's Money Wars from Warner Bros TV Group's Telepictures, to air five days a week. Show More Summary

Drones Don’t Kill People

I was always already a killer. There was no hazy time in my memory before I knew how to target a person’s heart or brain for clean execution. I did not develop a morbid fascination with death over time; I did not spend my childhood mutilating...Show More Summary

Would Taking Statin Lead To Weight Gain?

Having high cholesterol, especially the bad cholesterol, might put a person at risk of developing heart disease and high blood pressure. Bad cholesterol, in short LDL or also known as low-density lipoprotein, contributes to plaque that can clog arteries and make them less flexible. Show More Summary

Personal Reflection: 5 Questions to Get You Started

Brain science shows that reflection is a deeper form of learning that can take us to higher levels of ideation and skill development, and fuels personal growth.

Developing secure web applications: XSS attack, the Confused Deputy and Over-Posting

The reality is that securing applications is not as much fun as we would like it to be. Nobody comes and says "Wow! Thumbs up for securing my personal data!". However, security is undoubtedly important in many contexts and cannot be underestimated. We do not want to pass through an embarrassing posi

A fighting Poland: The birth and growth of Eastern Europe’s hottest game industry (Part 2)

Feature: Part two of our look at Poland's game industry includes some personal journeys into development, a look at how Poland is coping with a lack of new tech talent, and a brief encounter with a very sad panda.

Thomas Was Alone on Xbox One, then he wasn't

Thomas Was Alone, Mike Bithell's geometric platformer full of personality, is out on Xbox One today, courtesy of ID@Xbox and port developer Curve Studios. The folks at Xbox call Thomas Was Alone an "indie classic," and after winning a BAFTA and... Provides Predictive Travel Suggestions Via Traitfy API

Web developer Tom Rutka has released an app named that utilizes the Tratify personality API. Powered by Traitfy's big data and psychology, the mashup implements similar predictive methods used by Amazon or Netflix to determine a travel destination using behavioral clues. 

Are we there yet? Beer personalized to your own hoppy tastes?

You can read it right here, explanation marks and all: “Engineers have developed a ‘barista-type experience’ for beer drinkers where a barman can adjust a gadget fitted to a beer tap to adjust the ‘hoppiness’ level on demand.” “Hoppier” works much like Randall the Enamel Animal, which Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery invented […]

Far Cry 4 head has 'personal game pitch' greenlit by Ubisoft

Alex Hutchinson is latest Montreal creative to have project approved. Far Cry 4's Alex Hutchinson is the latest key Ubisoft creative to have a personal game pitch greenlit for development.Click here to read the full article

Learn To Develop Video Games For $49, 99% Off Regular Price

Have you always dreamed of building your own video games? With the rise of the indie game development scene, it’s easier than ever for a single person working on a game to actually get noticed, but of course, you need knowledge and skill to actually make your game ideas a reality. Show More Summary

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