Tag Archives: learning

The Cloud is not in the sky

Who came up with this name for a bunch of computers? Why do I have this ridiculous image in my head of servers floating above actual clouds even as I know that this is far from reality? A brief foray … Continue reading

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The Happiness Final

Last year, I was taking a course called “A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment”. It’s really good, I would recommend it. But not long ago, I was looking at the site and realized I had never actually finished the course. … Continue reading

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Quote: Learning

“Learning is hard work, but everything you learn is yours, and will make subsequent learning easier.” Eloquent JavaScript http://eloquentjavascript.net   Don’t you like knowing that everything you learn is yours? That’s the best.

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Favorite: xkcd

Here’s another geeky favorite: https://xkcd.com The author says xkcd is “just a word with no phonetic pronunciation”. Don’t worry about it. It’s a webcomic that makes you think, laugh, groan, and wonder. Enjoy!

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The professor who discouraged me

When I decided to go back to school, there were only a couple of colleges that were near enough that I was interested in them. I decided to visit both schools to check out the Computer Science departments and meet … Continue reading

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Favorite: The Daily WTF

The Daily WTF is “your how-not-to guide for developing software”. https://thedailywtf.com This is one of those opportunities to learn what the right way is by seeing examples of what others have done wrong. You’ll cringe. You’ll laugh. You’ll rage. You’ll find … Continue reading

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What I learned from volunteering at Kids Code Camp

Volunteers should be contacted before 4 am on the morning of the camp, with parking directions and the name of someone to contact when they arrive. Students who are trying to catch up to the instructor are not really learning. … Continue reading

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