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GPS Tutorial

Why GPS?<p>Helping you to get from point A to point B<p>Trying to figure out where you are and where you're going is probably one of man's oldest …

Guide to x86 Assembly

The definition of the subroutine should adhere to the following rules at the beginning of the subroutine:<p>Push the value of EBP onto the stack, and …

Object-Oriented Programming: Objects, Classes & Methods - Video & Lesson Transcript

What Is an Object in Programming?<p><b>Object-oriented programming</b>, or <b>OOP</b>, is an approach to problem solving where all computations are carried out using …

History of Computers: A Brief Timeline

The computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a need to solve a serious number-crunching crisis. By 1880, the U.S. population had …

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MonoBox Powered Speaker

Build a small powered speaker to amplify your iPod or other headphone music player.<p>MonoBox is a small, inexpensive powered speaker that amplifies the output of your headphone music player. It’s little but it’s loud! All the circuit parts are available from RadioShack. The speaker and cabinet are …

A Brief History

The Age of Machinery<p>The middle decades of the 19th century were times of unprecedented engineering ambition. Engineering, transport, communications, …

Little Man Computer - CPU simulator

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NASA Releases 3D Printable Files for Pint-Sized Curiosity Mars Rover

Curiosity might just be our favorite Martian robot. NASA knows that we just can’t get enough of the plucky robot, so they’ve given us another way to enjoy it. This week, they’ve released files to 3D print your very own Curiosity rover.<p>NASA has really improved on the 3D printable files that they …

Making an App Preview for the App Store was more painful than I ever thought

Can you still brag about having submitted your first app to the App Store for review? Well with the help of my good friend from Qrayon I DID IT!! And …

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Lesson Plans - High School

Example lesson plans using the MY NASA DATA microsets from the Data Access page are listed below. All lessons have been reviewed by the MY NASA DATA …

7 Mobile UX Mistakes You're Probably Making Right Now — SitePoint

Making changes on mobile UX can be a tricky process, especially if you come from a web background. In mobile, developers have more constraints, …

Whole Wheat Blackberry Ricotta Scones Recipe

You might not think you need another scone recipe, but you do. And, although I would like to think that this is the sort of recipe I might come up …

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Why do global temperature records differ?

NASA, NOAA, and the Japanese Meteorological Agency all publish slightly different global temperature measurements. Why?<p>The National Oceanic and …

​3D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

Long-haul space missions are going to need a way to produce their own supplies.<p>One day in the future, humans might jump ship from Earth and move to space. But with resupply missions from Earth proving both lengthy and costly, we'll need to produce our supplies in space. What will we need for that? …

8 visual design tips for UX designers

The UX industry places an enormous emphasis on usability. User stories, site maps, wireframes, and usability testing get all the limelight—while …

7 Tips to Creating the Perfect E-Commerce Website

E-commerce is big business, but there’s plenty of competition too. In addition to this, website requirements are constantly changing due to …

Jean Lave, Etienne Wenger and communities of practice

Jean Lave, Etiene Wenger and communities of practice. The idea that learning involves a deepening process of participation in a community of practice …

Higher Education Professional Development | Magna Publications

Developing and implementing a strategic initiative to institutionalize OER doesn’t have to be a daunting task—it can actually be tackled and …

Higher Education

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