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How to Quickly Draw Temporary Squiggles, Lines and Arrows on Desktop

During remote training sessions, instructors often draw red squiggly lines or circles on their desktop to emphasize key ideas. This helps offsite viewers better understand what an instructor is ...
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Computer Course Subjects [closed]

I'm starting a computer course for novice to slightly intermediate users to teach them more about the computer. I am an experienced user. What I'm looking for is topics to discuss. So far, this is ...
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How to explain VIM's modes to people?

I'm trying to explain VIM's NORMAL and INSERT modes. Is there a canonical metaphor that the Vi community has to explain the modes?
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What's a file system's “magic” number in a super block?

I'm working on a midrange NAS system basically running on Linux and I got to do some great testing today. The step-by-step lead me to using fsdb to corrupt the magic number on a file system in order ...
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Open source software to teach/learn a language? (not computer language)

I'm searching for open source software that can help me when I try to learn a new language, and then I'm talking about a human language like English, German and French. I'm thinking about stuff like ...
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What should children learn with/about computers in grades 1-8? [closed]

I am on my child's school's education technology committee, and it's out job to make recommendations to the school. They have some things set up, like a web site, email addresses for all the teachers, ...
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How do you explain things to non-computer-people? [closed]

I try to teach them the basic concepts more than just how to do specific things (though this doesn't fit everyone's learning style). For example, always read what error messages say before freaking ...
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How to make interesting movies for online teaching? [closed]

I am fascinated by this movie about string theory. What kind of software did they use to create the animations? What would you suggest to create similar movies ?