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Amazon’s Alexa Now Features Reminders and Multiple Timers. Learn Game Animation With These Pixel Art GIFs. Minecraft Antarctica. Ever wanted to explore Antarctica from the comfort of your own computer?

Minecraft Antarctica

Ever felt that the real world is insufficiently cube-based? This is the answer. This is a 1:1000 scale recreation of the entire Antarctic continent (and outlying islands) in Minecraft, based on the data from the Bedmap-2 project. The vertical scale has been exaggerated by a factor of 10. You’ll need a copy of Minecraft, which can be purchased direct from You can either download the map file, or connect to a server. If you want to run your own copy, Minecraft Antarctica comes as a custom map file.

You should then be able to play in the map by starting Minecraft, choosing “Singleplayer”, and selecting the map (named “Antarctica”) from the list. You should start at Rothera Point on Adelaide Island (67°34’S, 68°08’W), the location of the main British Antarctic Survey base, and quite a scenic area. The map defaults to Creative Mode, with cheats enabled. To teleport, press T to bring up the chat console. Learn how to code. Top 10 Free Alternatives to Expensive Software. Which Programming Language Should I Learn First? The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More.

Learn the Basics of the C Programming Language With This Free PDF  Here's a list of 223 free online programming/CS courses (MOOCs) with feedback(i.e. exams/homeworks/assignments) that you can start this month (Feb 2016) : learnprogramming.

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Dans Tools - Online tools for users and developers.

Below is a collection of various tools that I have found helpful for many years. They are all available here for free for the developers and users out there who might find them useful. Keep track of your site inside adblock lists. Get notified when your listing changes. Encode and decode a string as base64. Convert between hex, binary, and decimal quickly and easily. An HTML, CSS, Javascript playground to test and share code snippets. Find the perfect color palette for your project.

Search for web safe fonts and other web fonts. Compress your css to make your website faster to load. Compare documents using diff and easilty visualize the differences. Determine whether an email address actually exists, and make sure it is valid. Upload an image and have it turned into Favicons and App Icons, and get the proper code to use them. Convert your video, audio, image, and document files between all formats. 2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi)

The 'Galactic Starcade' is a DIY retro bartop arcade cabinet for two players.

2-Player Bartop Arcade Machine (Powered by Pi)

It is powered by the Raspberry Pi micro-computer and plays multiple types of retro games - primarily NES, SNES, Megadrive and arcade (MAME) games. Using a Pi keeps the cost, weight and complexity to a minimum but the cabinet could also house a more powerful PC-based system to play more modern games. I've always wanted an arcade machine for authentic retro gaming but they take up a lot of space and cost a lot of money. Making a custom bartop cabinet like this one solves both of those problems. It also lets you play potentially thousands of games on a single machine.

This is my first big DIY project and my first Instructable - be nice! UPDATE #1: Thanks for the great reception to the Starcade everyone! UPDATE #2: After a ton of requests I have finally got round to making some handy PDF guides which show all the necessary dimensions to make this arcade machine even easier to build yourself! Inventwithpython. Learn programming. The 2015 Reading List. A decade of good books It's 2004.

The 2015 Reading List

Google files its IPO. A group of undergrads launch something called "The Facebook" at Harvard University. Apple's most popular pocket i-thing is years away from taking phone calls. A curious new Linux distribution called "Ubuntu" appears. doesn't exist. Tech-savvy readers hungry for open source stories subscribe to another publication: Red Hat Magazine.

And something else appears online: the first recorded instance of the open source summer reading list. A decade-old reading list runs the risk of seeming quaint, even naive. If the open source summer reading list is even older than itself, then the values that inform it are older still. Give and Take by Adam Grant (recommended by Jeff Mackanic) Do nice guys finish last?

Give and Take provides the answer to this age-old question. From research, Grant found that some givers do finish last, while other givers finish at the very top. Little Brother Zero to Maker. Automate the Boring Stuff with Python Resources. Programmer automates his job. There's a hilarious project that's popular on GitHub, the website that hosts all kinds of software that programmers want to share with each other.

Programmer automates his job

The project was shared by a programmer named Nihad Abbasov, known as "Narkoz" on GitHub. It consists of a bunch of software scripts with some funny but NSFW names. Narkoz says that the scripts came from a another programmer. He tells the story like this: there was a programmer who left for another company, the type of guy that "if something — anything — requires more than 90 seconds of his time, he writes a script to automate that. " After the guy left for a new job, his former coworkers were looking through his work and discovered that the guy had automated all sorts of crazy things, including parts of his job, his relationships, and making coffee. Jupyter and the future of IPython — IPython.

Home — TensorFlow. Data Analyst Nanodegree Program. Jupyter and the future of IPython — IPython. Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree. NumPy — Numpy. — Hundreds of (public domain) hexagon tiles and objects! : gamedev.