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The best cheap laptop deals for creatives

Try this little experiment… think of a creative industry that doesn’t rely on a laptop computers as an essential tool. We’ve racked our brains and can’t think of a single one. But new laptops can be expensive, so now and then you need a discount or a special offer to help you out. Laptop deals: Quick links Having the right laptop for you can make a significant difference to your professional life. It can be the difference between pain-free, powerful…

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Uber asks drivers to pay $115 for a shot at extra Halloween earnings

A promotion from Uber offering drivers the chance to earn a 33 percent earnings boost in exchange for an upfront payment of $115 is causing controversy, and has lead some to accuse the controversial ridesharing company of charging drivers to work. Screenshot taken from Alex Rosenblat’s Medium post. One damning critique, from NYC-based technology ethnographer Alex Rosenblat, argues that the format of the offer is deceptive, as the headline (“Celebrate Halloween early by earning 33% more”) is larger and bolder…

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Kindness Prompt Cards that help us to remember compassion and empathy

“One fundamental path to remaining kind around people is the power to hold on, even in very challenging situations, to a distinction between what someone does, and what they meant to do.” – This is just a snapshot of the wisdom you can expect from the Kindness Prompt Cards, the latest offering from The School of Life. The pack of 60 cards is designed to inspire compassion and empathy, giving us small reminders on why it’s always good to be…

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Top 12 Productivity Tips for WebStorm and Angular

This article was sponsored by JetBrains. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. In this 2-part series, Google Developer Experts Jurgen Van de Moere and Todd Motto share their favorite productivity tips for developing Angular applications using WebStorm. In this first part, Jurgen shares his personal top 5 WebStorm features that allow him to increase his productivity on a daily basis: Use Angular CLI from within WebStorm Navigate like a pro Take advantage of Angular Language Service Auto…

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How to Create a Resume and Get Employed

Follow these tips to compose a winning resume. Find out why ordering a resume at a term paper service will increase your chance to get the desired job position. What Is a Resume and Why Is It Needed? Composing a resume can be quite a stressful task for many people because this paper has a certain format and requires exact information. To explain briefly but precisely your capabilities will be a way easier if you know the tips on how…

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Adobe’s epic road trip concludes in Las Vegas

Over the past two weeks, Rich McCor, Thomas Kakareko and Nathalie Geffroy have been venturing across the US on an epic road trip, and they’ve finally reached their destination: Adobe MAX in Vegas. Last time we touched base, the creative trio had just started off on their journey. Since then, they’ve been continuing to push their creative boundaries with the help of Adobe’s full suite of tools. Rich McCor worked his magic on US landmarks McCor – whose playful style…

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The Story of CSS Grid, from Its Creators · An A List Apart Article

On October 17th, Microsoft’s Edge browser shipped its implementation of CSS Grid. This is a milestone for a number of reasons. First, it means that all major browsers now support this incredible layout tool. Second, it means that all major browsers rolled out their implementations in a single year(!), a terrific example of standards success and cross-browser collaboration. But third, and perhaps most interestingly, it closes the loop on a process that has been more than 20 years in the…

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The best laptop deals for creatives

Try this little experiment… think of a creative industry that doesn’t rely on a laptop computers as an essential tool. We’ve racked our brains and can’t think of a single one. But new laptops can be expensive, so now and then you need a discount or a special offer to help you out. Laptop deals: Quick links Having the right laptop for you can make a significant difference to your professional life. It can be the difference between pain-free, powerful…

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Soft robotics will pick fruit with finesse and save your life too

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a robot? Bender from Futurama? R2D2? Well yes, you’re not wrong, however, I want to introduce a new breed of robots that might change the way you think about them entirely. ‘Soft robots’, unlike their old, rigid counterparts, are simply robots constructed with soft materials. These transformations have emerged due to recent new fields of science such as biomimetics (looking to nature to solve complex human problems) and…

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Business above the VAT threshold? Here’s how to get ready for Making Tax Digital

In association with: Making Tax Digital, the UK government’s initiative to “end the tax return” and get small businesses regularly reporting to HMRC online, continues to gain momentum. By April 2019 all small businesses above the VAT threshold and within the scope of Making Tax Digital (MTD) will have to comply with this new digital tax legislation. The clock is ticking, so as a small business owner, we’ve teamed up with FreeAgent to share a few actions that you can…

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