Learning Linux: Getting Started

Learning Linux: Getting Started

Computer operating systems—OS-X, Windows, Linux, Android—are a lot like cars. Many people either own one or at least know how to operate them. This is because they’re essential to getting you where you want to go. Once you learn to drive one make, the other models all function pretty much the same way. For both ...

This Not That: Cloud vs. Flash Drive

This Not That: Cloud vs. Flash Drive

This Not That is a HackCollege series where students compare two college essentials and recommend which has worked out the best for them. Flash drives: they’ve been among our most valuable school supplies since 2003. Whether yours was a rubber dongle in the shape of your favorite animal or a minimalist metal drive smaller than ...

Why You Should be Using: The Pomodoro Method

Why You Should be Using: The Pomodoro Method

Your time in college is precious. Any given week can look like this: you have three papers due, an exam in the morning, a group project PowerPoint presentation that needs work, a t-shirt design for your sorority that’s overdue and if you go one more day without emailing your grandma she’s going to cut you ...

Guide to PowerPoint Presentations: Presenting

Guide to PowerPoint Presentations: Presenting

Once you have a visually appealing presentation, you just need to make an informative and engaging speech alongside. That can be both easier and harder than it sounds. For many people, a fear of public speaking turns simple presentations into terrifying ordeals. There are, however, a few things that can help even the most reticent ...

Why You Should be Using: KanbanFlow

Why You Should be Using: KanbanFlow

KanbanFlow is a next level to-do list. If you find yourself color coding, subdividing and moving things around on your current to-do list, KanbanFlow can help you do that more efficiently. If you’re looking for a way to go digital without the complexities and bloatedness of some apps and websites, or you want a way ...