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What Is Machine Learning - A Complete Beginner's Guide In 2017

Computers have helped us to calculate the vastness of space and the minute details of subatomic particles. When it comes to counting and calculating, or following logical yes/no algorithms – computers outperform humans thanks to the electrons moving through their circuitry at the speed of light. …

What Is Atomic Web Design and Do I Need It?

Web designers may use a number of techniques, approaches and philosophies while creating compelling and engaging digital interfaces. Each designer …

Web Design

Exceptional Python

<i>Originally published on my blog</i><p>Sometimes, things go wrong. We have plenty of ways of expressing this in the English language:<p>When writing software, …

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

Free Essential eBooks for Web Designers & Web Developers

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>There are thousands of books available for web designers and developers online. The great news is …

What Are The Most Common Pitfalls New Programmers Face?

<i>What are the most common pitfalls new programmers face? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to</i> …

What are websites made of?

HTML, CSS and JavaScript: Jill Clarke, trainer and developer, looks at the building blocks of modern websites<p>Web pages on the internet have been around for some time now and like all technology-related things, the way they look, feel and are built is constantly evolving.<p>In order to create a website …

InterAct

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The 3 Most Lucrative Programming Skills You Can Learn Online for Free

Programming jobs are as hot as ever and there is no end in sight. If you are looking for a secure job with the flexibility to work online from …

Programming is hard. That’s precisely why you should learn it.

It was far past midnight. My wife and kids had long gone to bed. But sleep was not an option for me. I had to figure it out. So I tweaked the code …

A former banker taught herself how to code and is now a top exec at a $700 million startup

Then the 2008 financial crisis struck and Lehman Brothers collapsed.<p>Lachs left Wall Street to get an MBA, hoping that some magical moment would strike where she would know what else to do with her life.<p>"I thought that I'd be sitting in a class and just have this moment of inspiration and I'd be …

Palo Alto

27 Ways to Learn to Program Online

Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning to code has certainly been something a lot of people have started to do lately. And while being a programmer …

OpenCourseware

Everyone seems to agree globalization is a sin. They’re wrong.

DAVOS, Switzerland<p>The World Economic Forum this year feels like an exercise in ritual self-flagellation, which — as with the old Christian practice of fasting and whipping one’s own body — is supposed to purify the sinful nature of man. The sin, of course, is globalization, which everyone now seems …

Economics

10 of the best Windows 10 apps for 2016

After a few bumpy updates and a lot of spit and polish, Windows 10 has shaped up to be a pretty solid OS: fast, stable and delightful to use.<p>We’ve rounded up 10 great new and updated apps for 2016 that you can use to do things like enjoy your media collection, take notes, work on your photos and …

Apps

Review of Popular Trends and Tools for Developers in 2016

Software technology is constantly evolving, and internet users as well as people creating digital products expect innovations and progress in this …

JavaScript

11 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits.<p>The …

Mindfulness

How to Make Windows 10 Look Like Windows XP

Times were simpler in 2001. Amazon had just turned its first profit, Google was still just doing search, and Windows had a new bright green Start …

A Zen Master Reveals The Truth About Meditation and Why Most People Get it Wrong

True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer. All methods aiming at achieving a certain state of mind …

Meditation

What’s the best way to set up a Windows 10 machine?

Stuart is getting his daughter a Windows laptop for Christmas, and would like some advice on setting it up. This is the first part of a two-part answer ...<p>My daughter has asked for a Windows laptop for Christmas, for schoolwork and games. I’m a Mac user and haven’t set up a Windows machine for many …

Get a complete computer science education for only $39

It’s been repeated ad infinitum: Coding is the new literacy, and you’ll need to learn a programming language or two if you’re serious about keeping your resume sharp in the 21st century. Here’s one way: Take advantage of a university-caliber computer science education without the crazy tuition fees …

Programming

Chrome for Android now lets you download media and web pages for offline viewing

Google has today announced that it’ll start distributing a much-requested update (version 55.0.2883.84) for Chrome for Android via the Play Store over the course of the next few days.<p>In addition to the usual plethora of bug fixes, the upgrade brings users the facility to download music, videos and …

Apps

Ready to Learn Coding? Here are resources. Plus: Teaching with Scratch| The Maker Issue

In this article:<p>More on Coding<p><b>There are several ways to start learning about code,</b> and each offers something a little different. Not all coding sites …

School Libraries

Microsoft hopes your Windows PC can replace an Amazon Echo

If rumors are true, Microsoft may be one of the few major consumer tech giants that <i>doesn't</i> have a smart, voice-guided speaker in the works... but that doesn't mean it's sitting on its thumbs. In an expansion of recent code discoveries, <i>Windows Central</i> sources claim that Windows 10 is getting a Home …

Introduction to Mobile App Development

Course information<p>Learn<p>Prerequisites<p>hours* modules assessment<p>Some of the course content has been removed since your last visit.<p>Table of contents<p>Time …

Mobile App Development

Security Experts Warn Congress That the Internet of Things Could Kill People - MIT Technology Review

A growing mass of poorly secured devices on the Internet of things represents a serious risk to life and property, and the government must intervene …

CodeMade.io is a place to find open-source Internet of Things Inspiration

Most people who learn to code typically encounter the same problem during their first few months. They’ll read a book or two and learn the basics of a programming language. They’ll write a few short programs. They’ll figure out how to print <i>“Hello World”</i> to the screen, and then they’ll figure out …