A Crypto Millionaire Wants to Build a Utopian Village in Nevada. See the Design Plans

A cryptocurrency millionaire has revealed his designs for an utopian community in the Nevada desert run completely on blockchain. The New York Times reports that the man behind the project, Jeffrey Berns, is planning a city that would run entirely on blockchain, a decentralized infrastructure which could theoretically provide the …

4 Handpicked Design & Dev Collaboration Tools You Should Know About

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. If you’re a web designer or developer, your work involves some teamwork and collaboration. Even when you’re working on a personal project it never hurts to have someone you can rely on. …

Female graduates have lower salary expectations than male counterparts

Impostor syndrome is holding female graduates back from earning as much as their male counterparts as new research from Milkround claims that women have lower salary expectations than men, with one third thinking they’ll earn under £20k. Despite a third of graduate’s belief that confidence is the top skill they …

London pledges to make all new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030

London has joined 18 other cities around the world, including Paris, New York and Tokyo, in a landmark commitment to make all new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030. Regulations and planning policy will also target existing buildings to make them net-zero carbon by 2050. Net zero carbon …

How Your Small Business Can Find Dropshipping Wholesalers

With e-commerce becoming highly competitive, dropshipping has become the easiest way to sell products. When it comes to dropshipping, a small business owner does not need to stock the inventory themselves. Through a direct connection with the wholesaler, they can have the goods delivered to buyers straight from the warehouse …

SMEs more likely to offer flexible working than larger businesses

More SMEs than larger businesses offer flexible working as a way of reducing absences, research from industry body Group Risk Development (GRiD), suggests. The research showed that 35 percent of SMEs with up to 249 employees are actively using flexible working strategies to combat absence compared to just 23 percent …

How to Avoid Chargeback and Fraud Tips for Online Retailers

Internet-related deception has been stealing billions of dollars from online stores for years. Upon being founded to track cybercrime, the Internet Crime Complaint Centre receives nearly 800 complaints from US consumers every day. The complaints range from identity theft and failed delivery of items or payments, to bank card chargebacks. …

Employee anxiety peaks despite government’s pledge to uphold workers’ rights post-Brexit

Despite the government’s pledge to keep and strengthen workers’ rights in a post-Brexit world, research from the CIPD has revealed that over a quarter (26 percent) of British employees have expressed job anxiety. Simultaneously, a recent article from the Guardian also states that 64 percent of people believe the stress …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Setting Up & Running a WordPress Site

So you’ve decided to run a WordPress site but have no idea where to start? This tutorial is aimed at absolute beginners. Some IT knowledge will help but I presume you want to learn the essentials within a few hours. Let’s get started. Step 1: What Do You Want to …