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The Best Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

If you want to learn how to code, taking your first steps into this huge universe might seem like a daunting, if not intimidating task. Here’s the big secret: There are plenty of free (and inexpensive) resources you can use to give yourself all the help you need, teach yourself new techniques, and make this […]

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The Best Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

If you want to learn how to code, taking your first steps into this huge universe might seem like a daunting, if not intimidating task. Here’s the big secret: There are plenty of free (and inexpensive) resources you can use to give yourself all the help you need, teach yourself new techniques, and make this […]

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Nintendo Removes Game From Switch Shop After Developer Reveals Secret Code Editor

Last Friday, game developer Amir Rajan posted online about a secret he’d left in the Switch version of the text-based role-playing game A Dark Room: the game contained a code editor that could create no-frills apps. Later that same day, Nintendo removed the game from the Switch eShop.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Start Learning HTML and CSS With This Ultimate Guide

There are so many ways to learn web development, your problem might be how to choose a starting point. The design site CSS-Tricks has their own guide for learning HTML and CSS—but they’ve compiled plenty of alternatives into a wide-ranging but approachable list.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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We Trained an AI to Generate Lifehacker Headlines

Artificial intelligence (AI) seems poised to run most of the world these days: it’s detecting skin cancer, looking for hate speech on Facebook, and even flagging possible lies in police reports in Spain. But AIs aren’t all run by mega-corporations and governments; you can download some algorithms and play with them…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Learn to Build Node.js Web Apps With This Zine

If you’re new to building web apps, check out the first issue of You Got This!, a friendly zine from developer community Glitch. The issue teaches the basic concepts behind web servers, and the npm package manager for Javascript. It also features career profiles of three community-leading web developers, and blurbs of…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Become a Deep Learning Coder From Scratch in Under a Year

Machine learning (aka A.I.) seems bizarre and complicated. It’s the tech behind image and speech recognition, recommendation systems, and all kinds of tasks that computers used to be really bad at but are now really good at. It involves teaching a computer to teach itself. And you can learn to do it in well under […]

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Get These DIY Tech Toys If You Can’t Wait for Nintendo’s Labo

Nintendo’s upcoming Labo series of games is novel in more ways than one: the DIY cardboard construction kits are filled with accessories like fishing rods, pianos, and even a robot-controlling, pulley-powered backpack, paired with games compatible with Nintendo’s portable Switch console. The low-tech hardware paired…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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I’m IBM Watson Product Manager Anamita Guha, and This Is How I Work

As a product manager at IBM, Anamita Guha works on bots, AR/VR technology, and AI—including Watson, the most famous AI that doesn’t come packaged on a phone. She also leads analytics for TEDxSanFrancisco and serve as a technical consultant to a clinical research lab at UCSF. We talked to her about her work habits, as…Read […]

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Learn a Coding Language in 2018

Changing career paths, getting an idea for an app out of your head, or just learning something new and useful are all great reasons to get started programming. Learning a programming language might sound as intimidating as learning an actual foreign language, but with the right tips, hints, and resources (conveniently…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How Are You Getting a Head Start on Your New Year’s Resolution?

You’ve probably got some downtime during the holidays, whether you’re taking a few days off from work (you should), or enjoying your winter break after studying for exams (you didn’t). With 2018 on the way, you can start the new year on the right foot by prepping your resolution plans beforehand. Of course,…Read more… Continue […]

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I’m Brian Fox, Author of the Bash Shell, and This Is How I Work

Brian Fox is a titan of open source software. As the first employee of Richard Stallman’s Free Software Foundation, he wrote several core GNU components, including the GNU Bash shell. Now he’s a board member of the National Association of Voting Officials and co-founder of Orchid Labs, which delivers uncensored and…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Kids Can Take Free Coding Workshops at Apple Stores This Week 

It’s Computer Science Education Week, and Apple is offering thousands of free coding sessions at all Apple Stores. There are all sorts of workshops happening—at my local store, aspiring coders can learn the basics of the Swift programming language, design a maze and navigate Star Wars droids through obstacles, and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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