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Intimidation factor zero: A coding curriculum for beginners and their teachers - The AI Blog

Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and …

High School

The Difference Between Hackers, Programmers, Engineers and Computer Scientists

<i>Author Anthony Scherba is the President and Founder of Yeti, a product focused development and design studio in San Francisco. Yeti works with companies from large enterprises to startups on building innovative products that blend the physical and digital world.</i><p>The terms hacker, programmer, …

Video of ‘History Being Made’ That’s So ‘Unbelievable’ It’s Been Viewed Over 3 Million Times in Just One Day

Stunt rider Robbie “Maddo” Maddison had a “pipe dream” — literally.<p>He dreamed of taking his dirt bike off road and onto the waves.<p>For two years, he’s been in the process of fine-tuning a bike with specialized wheels that could do just that.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>Calling it a “chance to witness …

16 Secrets Every Nurse Knows (And You Should, Too)

<i>By Elizabeth Jenkins, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Main Photo By: Getty Images)</i><p>No one looks forward to a hospital stay. It means there's something wrong, you'll be poked and prodded, and you'll be eating meals that make airline food taste gourmet. However, it needn't be pure misery. There is a whole staff whose …

15 Swimming Holes You Need to Visit ASAP

If the summer heat has you stuck inside clinging to your air conditioning, this list was made for you. Whether you want to sweat a little before your swim, or jump straight in from the parking lot, we've got you covered. Get outside this summer and beat the heat at one (or all!) of these beautiful …

Computer science students are in demand and they know it

If you’re a college student trying to pick a major that will maximize your career prospects, it’s no secret that computer science is a good choice. …

These 13 Sites Make Hiring a Talented Freelance Developer Easy

Whether you want to search for a freelance developer or have one chosen for you, there are many sites that can help.<p>I've been writing more and more lately about freelancing because it interests me to no end. We're seeing fundamental shifts in the way companies all over the world are hiring people. …

Employment

6 Tricky Interview Questions (and How to Answer Them)

Have you ever walked into a job interview feeling totally prepared, only to be stumped by a tricky surprise question? You’re not alone.<p>Two recent …

Employment

Where Computer Science, Engineering And Math Majors Want To Work

If 17-year-old Google is at all worried that it’s losing its mojo, it should find some new data highly reassuring. According to a survey of 19,000 students across 340 universities around the world, Google is still their top choice when asked where they’d want to work.<p>Their other top picks, in …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

FREE BOOKS: 100 Legal Sites To Download Literature

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge …

11 secret features hidden in your Mac

But there's hope!<p>We've put together some great tips and tricks that can show you how to save time using your Mac, from taking advantage of its hidden calculator to discovering the tiny but useful icon that has been right in front of your face the entire time.

Calculators

Running Python in a Browser Is More Awesome Than You Think

It started with a lab experiment for my daughter's class. The assignment was to take 200 pennies and put them in a shoe box. Shake up the box and …

How to create a HTML signature and add it to your email accounts on your iPad

File this one under something I’ve thought about many times, but never actually looked into how to complete. I came across this tutorial from our friends over at iDB from last week, and thought that it was such a useful feature, I wanted to share it with everyone here. I don’t know about you, but …

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40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In Layman’s Terms

Software developer Carl Cheo, founder of technology blog Carlcheo.com, knows what he’s talking about when it comes to computers! So, to help those of …

How to Prank Your Friend by Hacking DNS on His/her Computer

Introduction: How to Prank Your Friend by Hacking DNS on His/her Computer<p>About: We're Brothers who love internet More About QuantBros »<p>Do you have a …

Python Web Server for Your Raspberry Pi

Introduction: Python Web Server for Your Raspberry Pi<p><b>Note:</b> If you want only a web server that doesn't require Python, check out this tutorial I made …

How to Build Your Own Computer

Introduction: How to Build Your Own Computer<p>About: I'm a really open person so ask away if you wanna know anything :) More About michael.horjus »<p>The …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

8 Things I Learned During 8 Years of Ruby and Rails

Check out a follow-up on Ruby Rogues Exactly 8 years ago I started working professionally as a rails developer. I’ve spent a lot of time working for …

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Grab 24 Free Ebooks To Learn A New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free …

Programming Languages

How do I learn Ruby & Rails?

This is a question I get quite a lot.<p>Where should I start? What should I do? What can I do to become a better Ruby/Rails developer etc.. (more common …

Computer Science Grads: Here's 5 Jobs to Look At

23: Keep this #Python Cheat Sheet handy; Is #BigData The Most Hyped Technology?

Keep this #Python Cheat Sheet handy when learning to code t.co/IIGLXJjzjq t.co/lEPdSvuX8A<p>Is #BigData The Most Hyped Technology Ever? No (at least not …

Learn how to make webpages with HTML & CSS on Khan Academy

I often get asked how I got into programming. Well, it all started with me forgetting to buy a gift for my mum. I was in 6th grade, and it was …