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    5 fun facts about programming

    As I am learning to code, I am reading information about the history of coding. Some of this information surprised or amused me. Therefore, I decided to set up a short list with some fun facts about programming. 5 fun facts about programming 1) The first programmer ever is Ada Lovelace, the daughter of Lord Byron. She began learning mathematics early. Indeed, her mother feared she could turn like her father if she focused too much on arts and poetry. She recognized the potential of Charles Babbage’s proposed mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine and created the first algorithm to be carried out by this machine. The Ada programming language was named…

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    3 python projects for writers and books lovers

    Lately I haven’t been working on my coding skills much because I was so busy with the blogs and the children. I am potty training my second child right now and we are facing some difficulties. As he is supposed to begin nursery school in September, the situation is becoming critical…I have been thinking about how I could get more motivated with coding and I got an idea. I want to try to combine my learning to code with another of my interests, literature. So I thought about it and found some literature related python projects. 3 Python projects for writers and book lovers Novel characters personality test For this…

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    10 reasons why you should learn to code with Python

    Have you ever thought about learning to code? It sometimes sounds like everyone does. Indeed, learning resources are everywhere and many famous people are calling for more people to learn to code. According to Bill Gates, “Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.” According to Barack Obama, “We are inundated with technology and I don’t want our young people to just be consumers, I want them to be producers of this technology and to understand it, to feel like they’re controlling it, as opposed to it controlling them.“ I decided to learn…

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    How to conquer the digital world when you do not even own a smartphone?

    I am not someone who catch up easily with the changes in the digital world. It took me forever before I began using emails. When Facebook became popular, I began thinking about joining. I thought so long over it that it became out of fashion and I never joined at all. I still am using the kind of cellphones that people used ten years ago. And it took me ages to buy one in the first place. Not to mention how long it took me to actually check whether I had received text messages. There are several reasons for this. The main one being that I am very introverted and…