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12 March 2018 / by André Maré

How to Install Maven on macOS using Homebrew

This post provides a step-by-step guide with a list of commands on how to install Maven on macOS using Homebrew. Maven is a build automation tool used primarily for Java projects. Maven assist in simple project setup following best practices. It assist in complex dependancy management including automatic updating of artefacts from central repositories into your local repository.

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09 March 2018 / by André Maré

TED: What if 3D printing was 100x faster

Joseph DeSimone explains why 3D printing is in fact just 2D printing repeatedly over time. He explains how the scene in the Terminator 2 movie, where the T1000 arise out of a puddle in real time, raise the question why can't we perform 3D printing like this. An object arise out of a puddle in real time without any waste, was set as the challenge.

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09 March 2018 / by André Maré

TED: How to gain control of your free time

Laura Vanderkam is a Time Management expert and explains how to find time for what matters most. She has discovered through the study of how busy peoples spend their lives, that many people overestimate their commitments each week. Furthermore, they also underestimate the time they have for themselves. To build the live you want within the time you have, she provides some help to find more time for what matters.

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