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Meet the inventor of the electronic spreadsheet | Dan Bricklin

Dan Bricklin changed the world forever when he codeveloped VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet and grandfather of programs you probably use every day like Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. Join the software engineer and computing legend as he explores the tangled web of first jobs, daydreams and homework problems that led to his transformational invention.

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Interesting

Making Commodore 64 Software In 1983

The Commodore 64 is where I learned to code. In this archival video, learn how software development has changed (and hasn’t) in the past 40 years. From my archives – this excerpt from my 16mm print of the 1983 film “Making It Young” about young Canadians who are making their own way in the world. […]

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Design

Create a Design System with Figma

Learn how to build a design system in Figma. By the end of this course you will become a master of building design systems in Figma and understanding master components. Time Stamps: ⌨️ (0:00:00) Introduction ⌨️ (0:03:03) Creating a Color System ⌨️ (0:22:23) Building a Type System in Figma ⌨️ (0:35:16) Elevation ⌨️ (0:57:33) Product […]

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Developer

Clean Code Lesson 1 with Uncle Bob

“Coding Better World Together” is a set of master lessons from the famous Uncle Bob (Robert Cecil Martin), where he gives us a broad vision of the importance and future of Software in today’s society. In this first lesson, Uncle Bob demonstrates the need to write a clean code and establishes the bases to achieve […]

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Interesting

How 9/11 Changed Skyscraper Design

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thank God every single day that I survived. Sometimes, being late for work can save your life. To say that the attacks changed our lives would be an epic understatement. But I do often wonder how the attacks changed the design of skyscrapers. Apparently, […]

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Data Visualization

How to Build Excel Interactive Dashboards

In this step-by-step tutorial by Kevin Stratvert, learn how to create dynamic and interactive Excel dashboards. With a dashboard, you can showcase the most important information and key performance indicators (KPIs) that your organization cares about. Best of all, you only need is out of the box Microsoft Excel – no plug-ins, etc.

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Windows

First Look at Windows 11 with an Ex-Microsoft PM

Windows 11 has been let out of the bag. Kevin Stratvert, Windows Insider and ex-Microsoft Program Manager. takes a look at the latest functionality. We’ll look at the out of the box experience (OOBE) where you can configure how you’ll use your device and whether or not you want to use OneDrive. Then we’ll explore […]

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Maker

Build Your own Stream Deck For Under $20

StreamDecks are great pieces of equipment to add some pizazz to your livestreams, but they are a bit pricey. Nero 3dp shows us how to DIY one for less than $20.

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Power Apps

How to use Microsoft Power Automate Desktop

In this step-by-step tutorial, Kevin Stratvert demonstrates how you can use Microsoft Power Automate Desktop to automate repetitive and mundane tasks. Free your team from mundane, time-consuming, repetitive tasks so they can focus on higher-value work with robotic process automation (RPA) in Power Automate which includes a new, easy-to-use, desktop version—Power Automate Desktop.

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