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Online Learning to Jumpstart Your IT Career

Online Learning to Jumpstart Your IT Career

Aside from traditional online college courses, the Internet now offers a host of remote, often free learning opportunities. In this article you’ll find links to online courses on a few burgeoning subjects that all technically inclined job seekers should check out, from OpenStack to self-driving car software. OpenStack is one of the leading technology innovations ...

Why You Should: Use Slader.com

Why You Should: Use Slader.com

Textbooks have an ugly side to them. They are great resources, but often lack an answer key. As a learning device, reading thorugh chapter content in search of answers is time consuming and frustrating. A more effective strategy for learning is having quick access to textbook questions. I learned that magic formula for learning many ...

Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Learn Outside of the Classroom Online for Free

Educate yourself beyond the college or high school curricula by taking online classes with Coursera or Khan Academy. Both web-based companies provide a legitimate path to expanding your knowledge for free by offering a wide range of courses online. Taking courses online is usually pursued by students who want an alternative approach to earning an ...

Why You Should: Use FreeOffice

Why You Should: Use FreeOffice

SoftMaker has a free lineup of office suite modules containing a word processor, slide presentation program and spreadsheet program that rival the Microsoft Office suite. Called FreeOffice 2016, this product line includes near identical performance for Windows and Linux operating systems as well as Android mobile devices. SoftMaker is based in Germany and also offers ...

Why You Should: Use Adler Notes

Why You Should: Use Adler Notes

Adler Notes is about as close as students can get to having the a digital Swiss Army Knife for taking notes. It’s a free Android note-taking app that handles your lectures notes, assignment reminders or diary entries. This app does all things related to note-taking, and it does them very well. The range of features ...

Six Productivity Tools Better Than a Planner

Six Productivity Tools Better Than a Planner

Three exams, four essays, three group meetings, one final project, five classes and 30 hours spent crying. Welcome to the typical week of a college student. No matter what year you’re in, all college students have one problem in common – productivity. You quickly figure out that there are only so many hours in a ...

Why You Should: Use the Brave Browser

Why You Should: Use the Brave Browser

If you spend a lot of time on your mobile device researching school assignments, you should switch to the new, free Brave browser. Brave Software aims to stop online ads from invading your privacy and slowing down the Web. This mission is not the same as trying to blocking all ads. The growing use of ...

Job Hunting Meets Artificial Intelligence

Job Hunting Meets Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is transforming the job board space. Increasingly, AI is being used to process online applications and categorize applicants into priority rankings. One example of how the process of applying for jobs is changing can be seen in innovations recently put into place on the icrunchdata job posting platform. The company uses AI to ...

Amazon Shopping Hacks

Amazon Shopping Hacks

Ah, Amazon—the online world’s one-stop shop for diapers, drones and discounted textbooks. Whether you’re logging in for the occasional splurge or are chained to the mobile app, there are plenty of ways to enhance your Amazon experience. We’ve provided some helpful tips here. Share Prime Amazon Prime has many perks, but sometimes even the discounted ...

Why You Should: Use Virtual Private Networks

Why You Should: Use Virtual Private Networks

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are a critical lifeline to protecting your security online. Whether you connect to the Internet using your mobile carrier’s service, through public Wi-Fi, or through a cable connection, your data is at risk and your online activities can be tracked without a VPN service. VPN connections encrypt your data and block ...