My parents taught me early on to focus on growth over greatness. The idea was that while natural ability can take you only so far, it’s things like curiosity, challenges, continuous learning, the power of persistence, taking risks, etc. that would take you further. They also taught me that if I worried about whether I was naturally good, that I would give up on things where I didn’t start off so great. It was great advice, even if it wasn’t scientific. But there is science. In fact, there’s a lot of science about how choosing
a growth mindset over a fixed mindset help people to become the best in their field. A growth mindset is what actually creates better parents, teachers, coaches, and CEOs. A growth mindset creates better students, better artists, and even better geniuses. Why? Because people with a growth mindset embrace the challenges, struggles, criticisms, and setbacks as a source of growth. And that’s how they rise above any limitation of “natural” ability. Teaching, learning, and continuous growth takes them further than relying on talent or fear of taking risks where they might look bad or might...(Read whole news on source site)
Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/04/19/common-key-0.2-password-generator-released.aspxAt https://commonkey.codeplex.com/releases/view/121140, I have released as a free download a random password generator.
This version has three options for generating passwords.
Passwords with A-Z and 0-9Passwords with A-Z, a-z and 0-9Passwords with A-Z, a-z, 0-9 and selectable special characters
Download the Zip file and unpack. Run KeyMaker.exe. You will need framework 4.5 installed.
I think all web developers have a love / hate relationship with HTML. HTML is by it’s very definition a MARKUP language. Markup meaning it’s category of utility is to represent data. HTML is fine for representing data for display but less perfect when it comes to use case’s that require the manipulation of that […]
Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/04/19/escape-from-xp-and-ie6---the-shoot-them-up-game.aspxFor those into shoot them up games, there is an fun game at http://www.modern.ie/en-us/virtualization-tools#escape-from-xp
Have a lot of fun!
Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/04/19/apress-deal-of-the-day---19apr2014---sql-server.aspx The APress $10 deal of the offer at http://www.apress.com/9781430242000 is SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Recipes "SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Recipes is an example-based guide to the Transact-SQL language that is at the core of SQL Server 2012. It provides ready-to-implement solutions to common programming and database administration tasks"
Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/TATWORTH/archive/2014/04/19/heartbleed.aspx At https://lastpass.com/heartbleed, there is checker for the heartbleed vulnerability. Whilst not conclusive for all https sites, it does indicate sites that were vulnerable and provides useful advice on the need to update your password. If you have a facebook account, you should change your password if you have not changed it in the last 2 weeks. Also be careful if you have used the same password on more than one site as if one of the sites was compromised, then you are vulnerable on all of them. At https://commonkey.codeplex.com/releases/view/96768, there is a random password generator that
you are welcome to download and use to generate your own complex passwords. ...(Read whole news on source site)