The most difficult things about learning to code by yourself — and how to tackle them

Many people have become interested in learning to code in recent years.

They either find their way into programming through online courses, or through offline meet ups, or are just simply trying to give it a shot.

Websites like code.org, codecademy and freeCodeCamp are becoming more and more popular. There are a huge number of coding courses out on the web, and also available on YouTube…

https://medium.freecodecamp.org/the-most-difficult-things-about-learning-to-code-by-yourself-b24ac8c3c23a

Facebook breach put data of 50 million users at risk

Facebook on Friday said a breach affected 50 million people on the social network. 

The vulnerability stemmed from Facebook’s “view as” feature, which lets people see what their profiles look like to other people. Attackers exploited code associated with the feature that allowed them to steal “access tokens” that could be used to take over people’s accounts… 

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-breach-affected-50-million-people/

Edgar Allan Poe Night at Oakes Ames Memorial Hall, 10/30/2018 7 PM

Edgar Allan Poe comes alive with his famous poems and writings. 
Join us as we re-imagine the spirit of Halloween!

Poe’s works will be performed by local poet, Rich Berg in the intimate Gallery Room on the first floor…

Edgar Allan Poe Night

Poe Poster

Watch a Ford F-150 pickup truck being built in 53 Seconds

Watch as Ford Motor Company flexes its manufacturing muscles, where a new Ford F-150 rolls off the line every 53 seconds at the Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. Designers, engineers, plant workers and advanced robotics work seamlessly together to produce this iconic truck…

This Hacker Will Live Stream Attack To Delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page

This Sunday, you might witness something interesting. Chang Chi-yuan, a hacker from Taiwan, has claimed that he’ll broadcast his hacking attempt to erase Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s public page from the social networking site…

Hacker “Cancels” Plan To Live Stream Attack To Delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page

FEMA: REMINDER: Next Wednesday 10/3 at 2:18 PM EDT, we will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system…

REMINDER: Next Wednesday 10/3 at 2:18 PM EDT, we will conduct a nationwide test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system, in coordination w/. You’ll get a message box on your phone with a tone & vibration. This is not a text & your phone number is not shared with anyone.

https://twitter.com/fema/status/1045379853107843074

Weekly Events at the Ames Free Library September 29 – October 5, 2018

https://mailchi.mp/amesfreelibrary/weekly-events-at-your-library-june-23-june-29-892585

 

Former state Sen. Brian Joyce found dead; was awaiting trial

WESTPORT, Mass. (AP) — Former Massachusetts state Sen. Brian Joyce, who was awaiting trial on federal corruption charges, was found dead in his home Thursday, authorities said.

Joyce, 56, was found dead by his wife, according to a statement from Gregg Miliote, a spokesman for the Bristol District Attorney’s office.

“Foul play is not suspected in the death at this time,” said Miliote…

https://www.yahoo.com/news/former-state-sen-brian-joyce-found-dead-awaiting-213037532.html

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