Mr. Brash's Geek Reading

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The internet is evolving: HTTP will no longer use TCP

<b>Why it matters:</b> HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is the system that web browsers use to talk to servers, and it’s built using Transmission Control …

Infographic: How to get the most from your Google Drive

Do you store backups in the cloud, or save your work to a backup hard drive? How do you share files with remote employees or team members?<p>The Google …

Google Drive

How to think like a programmer — lessons in problem solving

If you’re interested in programming, you may well have seen this quote before:<p>“Everyone in this country should learn to program a computer, because …

Why you learn the most when you feel like you’re struggling as a developer

The times when I have made the greatest leaps in my development skills have been when I struggled to learn something new and didn’t give up. This has …

YouTube

YouTube

Photopea | Online Photo Editor

Free online photo editor supporting <b>PSD</b>, <b>XCF</b>, <b>Sketch</b>, <b>XD</b> and <b>CDR</b> formats. (<b>Adobe Photoshop</b>, <b>GIMP</b>, <b>Sketch App</b>, <b>Adobe XD</b> and <b>CorelDRAW</b>).<p>Create a new image or …

Adobe

Computer Science 101

This is an equal opportunity course that offers you a supportive place to learn regardless of your background. Everyone, no matter their age, gender, …

Computers

Principles of Computing (Open + Free)

This is an equal opportunity course that offers you a supportive place to learn regardless of your background. Everyone, no matter their age, gender, …

Computers

40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In Layman’s Terms

To make learning more fun and interesting, here’s a list of important computer science theories and concepts explained with analogies and minimal …

40 Incredibly Useful Computer Tips & Keyboard Shortcuts

Expect to see shortcut keys like Ctrl + Alt + Del and Alt + F4? Nah. This is a list of no common sense and little-known computer tips <b>you will</b> …

100 Most Brilliant Tech Hacks You Need To Know Right Now

Think you’ve seen every possible tech hack out there? Think again for this ultimate list of no common sense tech hacks that makes your life easier.#1 …

640+ Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in September

Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 850 schools around the world …

Additional Mac App Store apps caught stealing and uploading browser history

[<i>Update 9/10 4:50 am PT: The certificate issued for the domain drcleaner.com is registered as Trend Micro, Inc. Also, the domain where the data is uploaded to is a subdomain of trendmicro.com, this means the apps are in fact distributed by Trend Micro, Inc.</i>]<p>[<i>Update 9/9 7:46 pm PT: The apps</i> …

Multitasking Reduces Your Intelligence By 17 Percent

Research from Stanford and other top universities suggest that multitasking may be damaging our brains.<p>Perhaps the most obvious characteristic of open-plan offices is that they're designed so that employees <i>must</i> multitask. Even if you're wearing noise-canceling headphones, some part of your brain …

Laptop multitasking hinders classroom learning for both users and nearby peers • Article

Computers & Education, Volume 62, Pages 24-31 | Sana, F.; Weston, T.; Cepeda, N.J.

Learn to code for free

Through freeCodeCamp, I built a robust and highly functional web app for a nonprofit. This led me to getting a fantastic job.<p>freeCodeCamp is a great …

Nonprofits

Learn JavaScript: The best free and paid online courses and tutorials

JavaScript is the language of the web. It makes websites interactive, creates animations, draws data-driven graphics, and more. It even runs natively in your web browser so you don’t have to install it and you can get to coding right away. Alongside HTML and CSS, JavaScript is an essential language …

Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones – but the files can be deleted

Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and you can listen to it yourself.<p>The company quietly records many of the …

Programming Myths About Coding

Over on LinkedIn, I wrote a post about 5 Steps to Starting Your Programming Career (and Three Ways to Become the Best) and received a variety of …

This Video Explains How GitHub Works As Simply As Possible

As ubiquitous as it is, GitHub is a little baffling for beginners because it’s not evident at the start how it actually works. So, GitHub made a …

Git and Github in Plain English

This blog post aims to explain the “theory” behind version control (Git and Github) in plain English so that you understand the big picture of how …

How are passwords stored?

Have you ever wondered how your passwords are stored in the websites you use?<p>Have you ever wondered why some websites tell you to set a new password, …

Programming as a Way of Thinking

Programming has changed. In first generation languages like FORTRAN and C, the burden was on programmers to translate high-level concepts into code. …

After building my first React Native app, I’m now convinced it’s the future.

After a few weeks of playing around with React Native, I just came away with my first real mobile app. It’s fairly simple, but it only took me a few …

7 Coding Shortcuts That Don’t Work

Disclosure: <b>Codacy</b>, the automated code reviews platform, has previously sponsored Hacker Noon. For Hacker Noon readers, they’re <b>offering 15% off using</b> …