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Thursday, August 17, 2017

5 Coding Courses Under $30 From One Of The Web’s Top Instructors

Courses are often only as good as their instructors. So to get the most from any web programming training, particularly online instruction, you need a teacher who knows his stuff and knows how to impart that intricate knowledge. Rob Percival is that guy.  A Cambridge University graduate with a degree in mathematics, Percival has become a coding guru, teaching a wide range of popular online courses geared toward programming newbies and experts alike.

You can find out just how good his courses are with one of these training packages available now at savings up to 90 percent off from The National Memo Store.…

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Who’s Taking College Spots From Top Asian-Americans? Privileged Whites

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica.

More than a decade ago, I chatted with Asian-American seniors at Hunter College High School in New York City about their college admission prospects. One young woman told me she had scored 1530 out of a maximum 1600 on the SAT. When I congratulated her, she said that her score was what she and her friends called “an Asian fail.” She predicted it wouldn’t be enough to get into her dream school, Yale. She was right. The next day, she learned that Yale had rejected her.

I remembered our conversation when I read last week that the Justice Department plans to investigate a complaint by Asian-American organizations that Harvard discriminates against them by giving an edge to other racial minorities.…

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Ginger Page Will Clean Up Your Texting For Only $69.99

Few tasks are more frustrating than trying to decipher an email or even a text from those lacking basic communication skills. Even if you aren’t trying to convey grand emotion or epic scale, expressing yourself in written words is often a lot tougher than it sounds.

If your prose could use some fine-tuning (or a complete overhaul), Ginger Page is the app you’re looking for. This critically acclaimed program is available now for only $69.99 (90 percent off) from The National Memo Store.

Once you download the app, all you’ve got to do is start writing. Ginger Page takes it from there, inspecting everything you type with a critical eye for bad spelling, punctuation, sentence construction, and even more advanced writing no-nos that can sneak up on even the best natural writers.…

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