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Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

How to write a book: dos and don’ts - plus tips from famous authors

One-Minute ReadSun 7 Jan, AT 16:27How to write a book: dos and don’ts from famous authorsLearn from the masters about how to start writing a …

Literature

Oliver Sacks on the Three Essential Elements of Creativity

“It takes a special energy, over and above one’s creative potential, a special audacity or subversiveness, to strike out in a new direction once one is settled.”<p><i>“And don’t ever imitate anybody,”</i> Hemingway cautioned in his advice to aspiring writers. But in this particular sentiment, the otherwise …

Creativity

Drawing Newbie? Start With These Fundamentals to Build Confidence

If you’re the type of person who shies away from sketching anything more involved than googly eyeballs or a stick figure on the back of a napkin, it …

Sketching

10 Underrated Science Fiction Books To Read When You Want Something Off-The-Beaten Path

It's hard to claim that science fiction is an "underrated" genre. Our big budget movies are full of space expeditions and alien invasions, our TV …

The 2017 Dragon Awards are a far-ranging sci-fi and fantasy reading list

But is it really a populist alternative for the genre’s bigger awards?<p>Dragon Con has announced the nominees for its second annual Dragon Awards, designed to highlight the most popular works in science fiction and fantasy literature. While the award appears to be a populist response to the …

16 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this July

Space operas, superheroes, and fantasies<p>It’s July. I’m a little stunned at how fast 2017 has been passing us by. Half the year is gone already! A ton of really fantastic books have come out in those first six months, and if you’ve got vacation planned for this summer, it’ll be a good time to catch …

Make your own NES Classic Edition with Lakka 2.0 LibreELEC Linux distro and Raspberry Pi

The NES Classic Edition is a very fun nostalgia-based gaming console. As someone who grew up with Nintendo, I knew I wanted the mini system as soon …

Raspberry Pi

This Mexican Street Artist Mixes Science Fiction and Psychedelia

Muralist, illustrator, and all-around renaissance man Smithe is creating his own brand of sci-fi surrealism.<p>South of the US-Mexico border, Smithe, aka Luis Enrique, creates some of the most striking graffiti and murals seen on the streets of Mexico City. But Smithe isn't just plying his trade in …

Star

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Comics

13 science fiction and fantasy books you can’t afford to miss this December

It’s December. I can hardly believe how fast the year flew by. December means the full rush of Christmas and holiday shopping, and it means a slightly lighter load of new books hitting bookstores. That’s fine by me: it means that I can try and tackle the accumulated piles of books on my own to-read …

Draw like an artist: go from "I can't draw" to "handmade art for sale"

Boing Boing-beloved artist Chris Locke (previously) writes, "World-famous artist and middle-school art teacher Christopher Locke has published a new …

Digital Art

Play Over 400 Game Boy Games That Never Existed

Latest Game Boy Jam delivers big time.<p>Released in 1989, the Game Boy racked up a significant amount of games for a handheld system with four AA batteries, eight bits, no backlight, and an olive green screen that looked like a regular Nintendo game had experienced copper oxidation. It has well over …

12 Highly Bingeable Urban Fantasy Series

By now. you’ve probably finished your Netflix <i>Luke Cage</i> binge. Undoubtedly you feel bereft, adrift, and without anything new to fill your brainspace. …

Skyrim total conversion mod Enderal: The Shards of Order out now

Five years in the making, hobbyist studio SureAI has now released the English language version of Enderal: The Shards of Order, a total conversion …

PC Gaming

New Adventures: all the best science fiction and fantasy books coming out in August

Space pirates, horror conventions, and epic fantasies<p>It’s a new month, which means that it’s a good time to look forward to the coming onslaught of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels coming out in the next couple of weeks. Get ready, because there are some amazing books coming to a …

These 29 Tips Should Be Required Reading For All Beginner Programmers

<i>What are some traits/practices of experienced/good programmers that every beginner programmer should know? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Ken Mazaika, CTO, Co-founder & Mentor at The</b> …

Freelancing

Top 35 Benefits For Rooting Android Phone in 2016

Top 35 Benefits For Rooting Android Phone<p>If you are rooted mobile user and you don’t know what to do after rooting. Read this guide here I show you …

Nano Dimension Reveals Switch, the Software Package for the Eagerly Awaited DragonFly 2020 3D Printer

It hasn’t been that long since Nano Dimension revealed their first-of-its-kind printed circuit board (PCB) desktop 3D printer, the DragonFly 2020 – …

3D Printing

The Big Book of Science Fiction

Literary power couple Ann and Jeff Vandermeer have spent the last couple years hard at work to compile their aptly named volume <b>The Big Book of</b> …

Best Science Fiction Books for Your Summer Reading List

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow.<p>Summer is finally here, and that’s the perfect time to catch up on your reading, of course, maybe …

Science Fiction

Complete Java Programming Bootcamp | Popular Science Shop

<b>From 0 to 1: Data Structures & Algorithms in Java</b><p>Master the Fundamentals of How Computer Programs Organize & Manipulate Data<p>Data structures and algorithms? They're standard Computer Science 101 topics, and ones you'll master in this course. You'll learn how common data structures organize …

Science-Fiction and Fantasy New Releases 4/12/16

<b>HARDCOVER</b>Illidan: World of Warcraft by William KingThe Regional Office is Under Attack!: A Novel by Manuel GonzalesA Shadow All of Light: A Novel by …

Graphic Novels

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

Books

Want to Code? A University Degree Might be a Huge Waste of Time

A lot of people think they need a university degree to get a job as a software engineer.<p>A few days ago, I published a post called “Learn to Code: 13 …

8 Glorious and Triumphant Novels of Scientific Discovery

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf<p>Your dusty old high school biology textbook might have been dull beyond redemption, but a glorious novel of scientific discovery is a different species altogether. These eight novels--seven of which were written by women--celebrate the globetrotting scientists and …

Writing Sci-Fi? First Understand How Elephants Aren't Dragonflies (Op-Ed)

<i>Ken Liu is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo and World Fantasy</i> …

Top 10 Borderline Hentai Anime List [Best Recommendations]

Antoine Rizal<p>También puedes leer este artículo en:Español<p>If my memory served me right, Anime took a huge leap and poured out nudity or sexual …

Anime

9 Best New Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books to Read: April 2016

I don’t know about the rest of you readers, but nothing puts me in the mood to curl up with a book like a little inclement weather. So, with the …