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We’re all familiar with the feeling of getting too hot in a club and too many bodies to avoid. Chill with these beats.
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With over 1.5 billion active users, chances are you are a Gmail user. Due to its popularity, having
firstname.lastname@example.org is already taken if you were to sign up today. You might be in a situation where your email is not appropriate to put on a resume and need to look presentable.
Perhaps you are a small business. Emailing your customers under
email@example.com does not look professional. It looks tacky and gives potential customers the impression that you’re not a serious business. …
“If I could just get an opportunity, I know I will be able to sell myself.”
It’s unfortunate, but your resume is likely not making it past the initial screening. Since everything is online, hundreds of people may be applying for the same job. …
If you’re in a meeting, don’t multi-task unless you tell the participants beforehand. Saying something such as:
“I’m listening, but I’m just writing down some notes to take back with me and review after this meeting” — is fine.
Be sure to try to understand what’s going on. Participants in the conversation may need a second opinion on what was said and you might get lost.
But only shorthand — don’t try to copy what everyone says because then you’re not engaged in the conversation. Jot down simple phrases and keywords that will help you retain important information. …
It’s 2003, I am sitting on the edge of a boat approximately five miles offshore from the beautiful island of Jamaica.
As I look over the bow (front) of the boat, I see a dark overcast approaching. The sea starts to developed swells, growing bigger and bigger by the second. I turn and look at my instructor — Cam Forbush — in front of me, he gives me the nod, I take a deep breath, lean back, and fall into the deep blue ocean.
As my whole body submerges underwater, I open my eyes, look up, and take my first breath. It’s silent. I exhale and see bubbles escaping to the surface. It sounds like the infamous Darth Vader with his respirator. I am anxious and intimidated by the vastness of my surroundings, but this does not stop me from the experience of a lifetime. …
When it comes to APIs, XML is a well-known feed format that has been around for a while and is still used to this day. However, as summarized by Tamlyn Rhodes:
“Unfortunately, XML exists. For whatever reason, somebody once thought it was a good idea and now we’re stuck with it. Since most modern applications and APIs use JSON instead, it’s often necessary to convert XML into JSON…”
As such, I was having an issue with one platform when I was trying to power one of my web apps with an XML API. When I initialized the call, the platform would not pick up on the XML attribute values (such as