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Why Should YOU Choose Python?

From The Quick Python Book, Third Edition by Naomi Ceder

Read this article if you want a basic overview of how Python compares to other languages, and its place in the grand scheme of things.

Making Your Own Cat, Pixel by Pixel

From Hello Scratch! by Melissa Ford, Sadie Ford, and Gabriel Ford

This article explores creating your own sprites in Scratch using the Art Editor.

Building Your First Program with Scratch

From Hello Scratch! by Melissa Ford, Sadie Ford, and Gabriel Ford

This article is an intro guide to getting started with Scratch. Let’s start creating games!

Get Inside your User’s Head



From Design for the Mind

By Victor S. Yocco

So you Want to Be a Network Admin…



From Learn Cisco Network Administration in a Month of Lunches

By Ben Piper

Animations from Grokking Algorithms

Learning about algorithms doesn’t have to be boring! Get a sneak peek at the fun, illustrated, and friendly examples you’ll find in Grokking Algorithms on YouTube

The Set Covering Problem: finding the smallest set of radio stations that serve all of the 50 states

From Grokking Algorithms
The set covering problem: finding the smallest set of radio stations that serve all of the 50 states

Visualizing Workflows with WIP

From Kanban in Action
With a visualized workflow with WIP limits in action we will get some help in deciding what is the next good thing to work on. The animation has a few examples that help the team to know what to do.

Stop Starting and Start Finishing!

From Kanban in Action
WIP limits will help us to focus on stop starting and start finishing. Notice how the limit warns us when it's exceeded - this is a trigger for a discussion; 'What can we do to improve flow?'

Focusing Leads to Better Throughput

From Kanban in Action
In the following simulation we will see how doing fewer things, projects at the same time will lead to better throughput. Try it yourself.

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