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To become massively successful, you need to give massive value to the world. But if you think you can do that by hustling and grinding day and night, I’m sorry to say, you’re wrong. You see, playing with time is an inherently losing game: we all have only 24 hours a day—actually a lot less when you factor in that you need quality sleep, downtime and time to reward yourself.

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You saw some inspirational video on YouTube or talked to someone that challenged you and now you’re on fire. You work all day, get more done than you did the entire week and go to bed as a proud human. The next day it’s all back to how it was before. How? Why? What happened? I mean, you know it’s physically possible to kick ass—so why don’t you? These moments of inspiration are great because they can kickstart us into a new project, a different idea of maybe just back in the right direction.

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This is a very dense summary of the topic of Big Data Science, i.e., the intersection of Big Data and Data Science. It's my summary for the course with the same name I followed at Ghent University in 2018. If you're new to the topic and adventurous or interested in what you might not know yet, you can use this to get an idea of the topic and use it as starting point for further research.

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The internet is beautiful because of its democratizing value: anyone has the possibility to create it and publish it for the whole world to see, immediately. That publishing, however, is not free. Most of the stuff you see online is paid for by advertising. Advertisers want to influence you so that you buy certain products, vote for certain people or take some other action and publishers provide a place for them to do that.

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So you've created a really neat console app, but it's growing and you need a way to keep it all neatly organized and preferrably with some Good Practices. The guys at Entity Framework have thought about this and structured their console app really neatly. Today, we'll take the ninja app we built previously and make it all look pretty and stuff. I know what I'm doing, just gimme the damn framework!

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Every reason to get more HackerPoints™ is a good one, so today we’re going to write a neat command line app in .NET Core! The Common library has a really cool package Microsoft.Extensions.CommandlineUtils to help us parse command line arguments and structure our app, but sadly it’s undocumented. No more! In this guide, we’ll explore the package and write a really neat console app. We’ll get good practices, a help system and argument parsing for free.

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We are humans, and humans are destined to do great things. We laugh, play, dance, create, invent, explore and love. We are not machines. We are not made to do the same thing over and over again. Let the machines be machines and let us be humans. This is what we stand for. We Embrace Technology and Make It Work for Us Technology is beautiful. It grows exponentially and using it makes us grow just as fast.

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