Mar 302017
 

By Joe Coburn at MakeUseOf.com…

Whether you realize it or not, the vast majority of programs you have used make use of pointers in some way. Maybe you have experienced a NullPointerException at some point. As a programmer, code you write will more than likely use pointers, even if you have not implemented them yourself.

Source: An Introduction to Pointers for Programmers

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Mar 292017
 

Will this cause the State of West Virginia to move the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day from March 30 to March 29?

By Kristinn Taylor at GatewayPundit…

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designates every March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day and calls for the U.S. flag to be flown that day to honor those who served in Vietnam. The bill was co-sponsored by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN). The bill passed the Senate last month and cleared the House last week.

Source: President Trump Signs Vietnam War Veterans Day Act; Honor Nam Vets By Flying Flag on March 29

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Mar 252017
 

By Jason Snell at MacWorld.com…

This winter has been packed with speculation about the future directions of the iPad product line, but nobody guessed that 2017’s first iPad announcement would be what we saw on Tuesday: An unexpected return of the original iPad line and the discontinuation of the iPad Air. The move was hardly exciting in terms of technology, but it could prove to be a smart and strategic one for the iPad as a whole.

Source: The $329 iPad could be just the thing for the education market | Macworld

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Mar 082017
 

What is the risk-reward of attending a 4-year college or university?​  Interesting article at LendEDU.com…

According to the College Board, for the 2016-2017 school year, the average total cost of attendance for an in-state public college is around $24,610. Even worse, attending an out-of-state public college costs around $39,890 this year while a private college costs $49,320, on average.With these high costs, it is crucial for students and their families to consider how they pay for their higher education. College savings accounts, grants and scholarships, and financial aid often knock out a portion of the bi

Source: LendEDU’s College Risk-Reward (CRRI) Indicator 2017 – Lendedu

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Feb 122017
 

By Susan Harkins at TechRepublic.com…

The article Configure Outlook’s Calendar view to suit your work routine shows several ways to configure the Calendar window to match the way you work. These tips require a bit of initial setup and afterward, you save time by eliminating repetitive steps. This month, I’ll show you eight simple ways to save time on the fly.

Source: Eight quick tips for working efficiently in Outlook’s Calendar window – TechRepublic

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