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Git is one of the most useful tools out there for developers. It improves team collaboration and speeds up the working process, as it allows you to store code, track changes, and revert to previous versions of your project. If you haven’t used Git yet, keep in mind that it might seem a tiny bit difficult in the beginning. But, once you get familiar with it, you’ll notice it’s easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy. Kinda like everything in life, but more on that in a different article.

By the book, you can define Git as an Open Source Distributed Version Control System. And, as…


Or how a World War 2 event defined a programming approach.

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Cargo coding is when developers use a trial-and-error approach to coding — they don’t know what their code does, but they hope it will work. And, once it works, they stop working on the code, as they fear it might break. So, one manages to make the project work while having no idea how. It’s a *boom*-the-code-works tactic.

Does this sound like you? I hope not, as cargo coding can harm the development process. Everyone gets inspired from external sources — and that’s great! Researching and getting inspired by other’s work is what helps us stay creative and come up…


“How does artificial intelligence work?” “AI is algorithms?” “Is AI an existential threat to humanity?” “What ”is the purpose of A.I.?” “Is A.I. Machine Learning?”

Artificial Intelligence is like cool kids in high school. Everybody is curious about what they are up to. And, when you have people’s attention, gossip and rumors start appearing. The same happens when it comes to AI. From “Artificial Intelligence software will take our jobs!” to “AI is an existential threat to humanity.”, rumors on Artificial Intelligence are everywhere.

One of its pioneers, John McCarthy, defined it as

“The science and engineering of making intelligent…


Or what David Bowie and the Dada art movement have in common.

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David Bowie was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. During his career, he created 25 studio albums, 9 live albums, and more than 100 singles. He was one of the most consistent artists out there, always involved in a new project, constantly putting out more content. His work focused on praising the outsiders, creating songs about aliens, misfits, astronauts, sex adventurers.

Dada was an art movement formed during the First World War in Zurich. It came to life as a negative reaction to the horrors of the war. Dada art is defined by its satirical and…


Do you reach the state of flow while coding?

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Have you ever been so caught up in an activity that you started to lose track of reality? You feel no hunger, thirst, tiredness, or anything that could imply you have to interrupt that activity to do something else. But, regardless of that, you are happy, confident, energized, focused, and motivated. Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, one of the founders of positive psychology, defined this as a state of flow. …


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It’s no news that technology is moving at its fastest pace since forever. It can be hard or even overwhelming to keep up with every new thing that’s being released every minute. Or, to find useful resources, examples of best practices, different perspectives, experiences, and so on. So, one of the must-things you should do is follow industry blogs that stay on top of the game. Although, as we’re living in an era of content overload, finding them can be a complicated or time-consuming task.

After surfing the internet in search of the best software development blogs out there, I…


The most popular unwritten rules developers stick to.

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You are surrounded by unwritten rules. “Let people get off an elevator or train before you get on”, “Do not swipe left or right if someone shows you a photo on their phone”, or “Don’t ask for something if the person only has one left — gum, piece of cake, etc”. Most of the time, you follow them (hopefully) in your daily routine without realizing it.

I wanted to see how this set of rules looks like in the programming world. Here are the 5 most popular ones I found. After you…


Boost your creativity during brainstorming sessions using this technique.

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The human brain is an incredible pattern-matching machine, Jeff Bezos

The brain functions on associations. As Jeff Bezos said, it works based on defined patterns. But, since creativity is all about creating new connections, how can we keep on coming with ideas? Well, your brain kinda needs a kick in the ass to get into the creative flow. It won’t go by default.

Think about the next scenario. You want to innovate the dental industry. How can you start generating new ideas? By default, your brain thinks about things related to the dental spectrum. For example, toothbrushes, toothpaste, stomatologist, and…


What if we added a fun twist to our dearest dummy text?

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It gets boring seeing the same placeholder text in every mockup. And, apparently, Lorem Ipsum has been around since the 1500s. Doesn’t our dearest dummy text deserve a break?

I’ve gathered 17 creative, funny alternatives to Lorem Ipsum and listed them below. As they’re all pretty diverse, I’m sure there is at least one that matches you (or your client). Who says mockups can’t be fun?

1. The 2020 Ipsum


To celebrate the ending of a traumatic year, Ryan Reynolds jumped in to help 2020 find its perfect match. And it’s probably one of the best ads ever made.

Satan and 2020 on a date in the park.

It’s no news that last year was terrible. So terrible that most of us have been waiting since March to see it come to an end. And here we are, finally able to talk about 2020 as the “last year”. As much as we want to leave it behind, please bear with me for 2 minutes while to check out one of the best ads from 2020 (even though AdAge gave them only the 14th spot).

The Devil Wears Prada and, apparently, he dates 2020. Match, one of the most popular dating websites out there, helped Satan find the love…

Ruxandra-Theodora Mazilu

Marketing at Evozon | MA student in Communication and Advertising | Constantly learning and growing

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