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Google Maps knows where you are

If you type in Google Maps your name, it will show where you are located most of the time. It worked for me. Scary…

GitHub status page

https://status.github.com/messages

If GitHub is down or slow, visit the address above to figure out what’s going on.

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Play with old MS-DOS classic games in your browser

April 30, 2015 Leave a comment

At https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_msdos_games you can find a nice collection of MS-DOS games. Just click on a game and you can play it in your browser! You can also embed a game in your site. Example (Prince of Persia):

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40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In A Simple Language

April 24, 2015 Leave a comment

Here’s a list of important computer science theories and concepts that most computer science undergraduate courses will cover. All explanations are intuitive, simple, and non-technical. It’s like an ultra-fast-track computer science degree program for everyone, just to get you to understand the general concepts.” (source)

The following topics are covered among others:

  • Big O Notation
  • Sorting Algorithms
  • Recursion
  • Big Data
  • Greedy Algorithm
  • Hill Climbing
  • Simulated Annealing
  • Dynamic Programming
  • Machine Learning
  • P vs NP Problem
  • Concurrency
  • Parallelism
  • multiprocessing
  • Race Condition
  • Mutual Exclusion (Mutex)
  • Semaphore
  • Deadlock
  • Computer Security
  • Brute-force Attack
  • Social Engineering
  • Security Exploit
  • Trojan Horse
  • Rootkit
  • Distributed Denial-of-service Attack (DDoS)
  • Cryptography
  • Symmetric cryptography
  • Asymmetric cryptography
  • Software Development Methodologies
  • Waterfall Development
  • Agile Development
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awesome public datasets

April 15, 2015 1 comment

Are you interested in data mining and you’re looking for data? Here is a nice list of publicly available datasets: https://github.com/caesar0301/awesome-public-datasets.

Thanks Marci for the link!

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List of awesome university courses for learning Computer Science!

April 9, 2015 1 comment

At https://github.com/prakhar1989/awesome-courses you can find an awesome collection of CS courses.

There is a lot of hidden treasure lying within university pages scattered across the internet. This list is an attempt to bring to light those awesome courses which make their high-quality material i.e. assignments, lectures, notes, readings & examinations available online for free.” (source)

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2015

April 8, 2015 Leave a comment

We conducted this survey to help us better understand our community and to help our community better understand itself. For 2 weeks in early February we ran ads for the survey on Stack Overflow, posted it on Meta Stack Overflow, and shared it across social media.” (source)

It’s interesting because it also shows the trends and emerging technologies. If you wonder what to learn next, check out this survey.

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