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Learn the Basics of the C Programming Language With This Free PDF

C is one of many programming languages that are useful to learn as a beginner. MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi magazine, put together a book that …

Top 10 Best RPG Video Games Of This Decade

I’m grouping the two of these together (and losing the middle instalment) because the first and third Dark Souls titles really are outstanding RPGs …

Build More Powerful Gaming PC Than Xbox Project Scorpio

While Microsoft got us to sit up and take notice at this year’s E3 with its announcement of the incredibly powerful Project Scorpio console, our …

The Bestest Best Games Of 2016 So Far

We usually do our enormous GAMES OF THE YEAR posting fest at the end of the year (as would seem logical) but because it seems silly to reserve praise …

PC Gaming

How to build the perfect computer without any experience

If you’re reading this site, it’s highly likely that you own a computer, but it’s also very possible that your computer isn’t doing everything you …

What A Year To Love Playing Video Games

Somewhere around my fifth hour of <i>Stardew Valley</i>, I thought, “Oh, shit, 2016 is going to be a really good year for video games.”<p>That was back in …

Living Rooms

There’s No Such Thing as Free Will

But we’re better off believing in it anyway.<p>For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume that we can …

The Brain

10 Must-Read Books For All Programmers

The road from newbie to professional developer can be long and bumpy. Here are 10 books (plus a few more) that can help guide you on the journey to …

Business Technology

Teaching C

The other day Neel Krishnaswami mentioned that he’s going to be teaching the C class at Cambridge in the fall, and asked if I had any advice about …

Teaching