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As we move into a more digitalized world, it makes sense to want to prepare your child the best way you know how — by equipping him with the relevant skills that he will need in the future. One such skill is the power to write programs and build applications, the power to code. Code powers our digital world, every computer program, cellphone, and even microwave relies on some sort of written program in order to operate. The ability to write code will be a skill that every child will need to learn down the line.

In this article we’ll…


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Steve Jobs didn’t invent the iPhone. Thomas Edison didn’t invent the lightbulb. Alexander Graham Bell didn’t invent the telephone.

These are all facts propagated by the ubiquitously romanticized notion that groundbreaking inventions had but a single author behind them. The Myth of The Lone Inventor is predicated on the idea that a single inventor came along, an inventor so talented and ingenious that he single-handedly solved problems that stumped all other experts. Think about it for a moment, what are the chances that the Wright Brothers woke up one day and somehow decided that they wanted man to fly.

The…


If you’ve been around long enough, you’ve probably heard of cryptocurrency. For the past 10 months, I’ve heard people constantly tell me about the prolonged growth that the Cryptocurrency market is currently in.

They’re not wrong.

In this article, we’ll be listing down a variety of reasons investors and traders alike should add cryptocurrency to their portfolios and why one should look as early as now to do so.

Massive Returns

As of the time of this writing, Bitcoin currently has a support point of around 34,000 USD. Looking back 10 years ago, Bitcoin in 2010 had a valuation of…


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“Reading makes a full man.”

No truer words have been spoken.

Reading nourishes the intellect and nurtures the imagination. Some of the most prolific individuals of our time read for 80% of the day. Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk have all admitted that, at some point in their lives, they’ve read for over 10 hours a day.

As an individual dedicated to becoming better every day, I decided to do the exact same thing on a much smaller scale.

Every day, I dedicate 30 minutes purely for reading and the pursuit of knowledge. I normally do this in…


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A few days ago, as I was once again diving down the YouTube rabbit hole at 3 am (as any other healthy 19-year-old would), I came across a quote that, I decided, would change my life.

“What can I offer the world?”

Answering this question was no easy task.

When I was eight, I wanted to be a pro basketball player.

When I was sixteen, I wanted to be a computer programmer.

Yesterday, I wanted to be a comedian, which is just a fancy way of saying that I want to stay at home and get free meals from my…


If you’re reading this and you’re a young adult in your 20’s, you really shouldn’t be investing in individual stocks, you should be out there learning and developing your skills and adding on experience. That, however, doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be thinking of financial freedom and security. Instead of individual stocks, invest in mutual funds instead.

If you don’t know already then mutual funds are formed when a group of investors pool together and invest capital into different securities such as stocks, bonds, or other money market accounts. Funds have different investment objectives, some want to yield more rewards…


For a lot of beginners out there, investing seems like a huge task to tackle. There are so many graphs and statistics to understand that it’s understandable to be scared at first. However, the advantages of investing far outweigh the steep learning curve that it had. Investing ensures present and future long-term security. It helps you take charge of your own financial security. As we are in the middle of a pandemic, it becomes even more important to grow your wealth and generate more ways to create passive income.

For a lot of people, the importance of investing isn’t clear…


Europe seemed to think that the coronavirus was beginning to blow over. With cases rising at a decreased rate, the government slowly but surely began to let loose of the reins a little bit to regain a sense of normalcy. Boy were they wrong.

Their lax guidelines and restrictions only did one thing: cause the resurgence of the coronavirus in the EU. …


Machine Learning allows you to make products that adapt to consumer’s needs based on predictive modeling. The program would be provided a collection of data sets and training instances for the consumption of the machine so that they might create models and predictions based on these sets of instances. One example of the practice of this predictive modeling is how YouTube is able to accurately recommend videos that you would like to watch. Essentially, anything that has the ability to predict possible outcomes through the use of previously collected information can be considered an example of a predictive model.

In…


Success isn’t determined solely by natural physical attributes and “God-given” talent, as the movie would suggest. Although these are of great assistance to achieve success, they are not enough. We are caught in the myth that the best, the brightest and the self-made all spring naturally from the earth but that is simply untrue.

Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak were brilliant, yes, but they also had the opportunity and more importantly, the passion and obsession to build on their brilliance. These men were born in the perfect time for the rise of the personal computers such that when they…

Matthew Du

Productivity Nerd. Tech Geek. Programming Enthusiast.

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