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Where to Recycle Electronics
Needs to have a Target Mobile store if you trade in a store, online otherwise.
Best Buy Recycling
Consumer Reports Articles on Recycling Electronics
Dell Computer Recycling
Amazon Trade-In Program
Gazelle Trade-In Program
Basel Action Network
US Government Resources
What Happens to Your Electronics When You Drop Them Off for Recycling
Electronic Waste: Where Does It Go and What Happens to It?
How to Do Online Research
Online Research Techniques
Become an Expert Google Searcher in One Hour
A free online seminar from O’Reilly by Stephan Spencer and Nancy Blachman.
Online Research Course Material
Tools for Online Research
How to Make (and Keep) New Years Resolutions
Adventure Journal: Make Plans Not Resolutions
New Yorker: New Skills for a New Year
Improvised Life: How to Do More in Less Time
Improvised Life: We Test Drive the Pomodoro Time Management Technique
Business Week: How to Keep New Years Resolutions
Wall Street Journal: Resolutions: So Irresistible, So Hard to Keep
Matador Network: How to Map 2013 to be the Biggest Year of Your Life
The Hungry Camel
Camel at the top of Cribyn, WaterAid Corbett Challenge
What is a High Level Language?
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Comments in Programming Languages
Comparison of Programming Language Syntax
Take Out the Garbage
Definition of Memory Management
Definition of Memory Leak
Definition of Garbage Collection
Is Memory Management in Programming Becoming an Irrelevant Concern?
The Garbage Collection Page (Richard Jones)
GC-LIST Garbage Collection FAQ
Go at Google: Language Design in the Service of Software Engineering
An Overview of the Go Programming Language in Five Examples
“My favorite programming language:” Google’s Go has some coders raving
Go: A Nice Language with an Annoying Personality
Go Search Engine
Go Projects on Github
Gorilla Web Toolkit
People: Siblings Pete and Alexa Ingram-Cauchi Talk about iD Tech and Tech Summer Camps
Help Kids Code Resources: Technology Summer Camps
People: Boone Gorges
CUNY Academic Commons
Commons in a Box (CBOX)
CBOX takes the complexity out of creating a Commons site, helping organizations create an online space where their members can discuss issues, collaborate on projects, and share their work.
bin, boot, opt, and other Linux File System Hierarchy Mysteries
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Off Beat: How to Translate Gobbledygook to English
The WordPress Email/Post
WordPress and Subversion
WordPress and Github
Last Words: Imposters and Kids Who Can’t Code
The Myth of ‘I Can’t Code’
Language of the Month: Go
Help Kids Code News Wire
Also In The December 2013 Issue
Troy Hunt is a software architect and Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) focusing on security concepts and process improvement in a Fortune 50 company. He's based in Australia.
If you use a password you created that is less than eight characters, your password is vulnerable to hacking. Here are three ways to create and use secure passwords online.
Coding securely doesn't have to kill the joy of programming. In fact, learning how to code securely provides insights into languages and computing.
How to code an HTML email like the ones you open every day turns out to be an offbeat software coding challenge.
How to tell if a web page is secure is one of the most basic yet least obvious ways to protect your data online.
One key computing skill is the ability to use command line interface (CLI) software to enter commands to control a computer. Here are some options.
Lua is a comparatively simple programming language used in a wide range of places, from digital TVs to video games to phone applications. It's also designed to be simple to use and lightweight.
Here is how three programming languages handle a common problem: how do you organize and keep track of useful data?
Some of the most common commands you'll need for a command line interface (CLI), in a Linux command list.
Must read stories about computer science, software programming, and technology for September 2013.
Links from the bottom of all the October 2013 articles, collected in one place for you to print, share, or bookmark.
Here is a deceptively simple math puzzle at least 1200 years old.