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Essential WordPress plugins you should know

WordPress is a great tool, but it doesn’t come with all the features built-in that can increase its functionality. For this purpose there are plugins, but which ones to choose from? Below is a list of the most popular, widely used and most importantly FREE plugins: SEO:  Yoast SEO –

Things I wish I had known before reaching my current stage in my career as an IT professional – part I

There comes a day when one starts reflecting on the past, the present and the future; where one is, where one is going, whether one is satisfied with the current career path, etc. There are certain things that I wish I had known in my young years that I would

How to increase your safety when browsing the Internet

Many individuals believe that having just a password protection enabled on their online account is sufficient to make them and their data safe. This is not always the case, because the passwords might be too weak, thus making it dead easy for someone with bad intentions to take advantage of

The Tesla Gigafactory 1 – why is it giga?

The Tesla Gigafactory 1 was supposed to be opened in 2017, but Elon Musk somehow managed to make the factory fully operational in the first quarter of 2016. Why is it so important and “eko-sciting”?For starters, the last bits and pieces of the construction works were carried out by over

Barcelona is becoming a green city

Barcelona is joining the ranks of green cities? Why, you may ask? Ecologically centered cities are becoming more and more. For example, Paris turns its back on cars, Copenhagen will open a waste incinerator on which roof citizens will be able to ski, in Berlin you can rent an electric scooter, and

The usage of renewable sources worldwide in 2015 was on increase

Renewable energy is on the rise. In 2015 some 147 Gigawatts of capacity was added to the world’s electrical grids. This number represents Africa’s entire power generating capacity. For now mostly wind, solar and hydro plants have been installed. However, nature can inspire innovative solutions for future energy systems and