Creating a piece of art requires discipline, determination, and time. It’s so much more than just a pretty picture, it’s an expression of mind and body, and represents the artist’s personality and soul. The beautiful thing about art is that it’s translingual; the passion and expression represented in a piece can be understood...read more
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We often refer to artists or writers as being creative, but the actual definition of creativity is: “the use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness.” So whilst artists and writers often gain their fame from writing something imaginative and unique, programmers also exhibit this skill, albeit in a slightly different...read more
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I’ll confess, I was late to join the twitter bandwagon. I didn’t join until 31st January, 2012, and even then all I used it for was to tweet about this blog, and use it as an RSS feed for watchers who wanted to receive updates of new blog posts. It wasn’t until April...read more
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Like everything on the Internet, Facebook uses an algorithm (a process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations) to help it determine what posts you want to see in your News Feed. This algorithm is called “EdgeRank”, and looks like this: Let’s break this down a little....read more
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Identify your audience Before you even start typing take a moment to think about who will be reading your article. Are you writing for a children’s, or adult’s magazine? Are they industry professionals, or complete beginners in their field? The way in which your article is written is dictated by these answers, so...read more