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Rainmeter, the new desktop widget maker

In this post we will talk about the program that brings back the widgets presented in windows vista and windows 7, today we will talk about Rainmeter. 147 more words


Autodesk Tinkercad online 3d editor

Another useful little thing from Autodesk. Tinkercad.  A free online solids 3d modelling application.

Unlike many other free applications, it does allow downloading your model in a format you can actually use for something.  Which is great.


Autodesk Pixlr online image editor

Nearly perfect online image editor Autodesk Pixlr . For those cases when you don’t have any software installed to do the task.


Git, GitHub, and RStudio - Part 3: Remote repositories

The last post covered details on how to install Git.

In this post we will introduce GitHub and show how to use RStudio together with Git and GitHub. 1,667 more words


Git, GitHub, and RStudio - Part 2: Installing Git

In the last post we gave a brief overview of the benefits of Version Control software, and provided a short description of some of the different software packages that are available.   2,572 more words


Git, GitHub, and RStudio - Part 1: Version Control

At the first MURUG meeting of 2015, Ellen gave a great presentation on the many virtues of using the version control and code sharing software packages: Git and GitHub. 1,145 more words


Software Starter Kit: What to Install in a New Laptop

Have you ever heard of the dreaded “blue screen?” The blue error screen is one of the most feared and hated things you can see on your precious computer. 384 more words

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