http://www.castig.org Teacher at One Month. Faculty at Columbia University where I teach Digital Literacy. I write about coding, the internet, and social impact.

       



187 Stories by Chris Castiglione

What are littleBits?

What are littleBits? LittleBits are kind of like legos, but for circuits. Using littleBits, you can make a wide array of hardware projects straight...
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The Hacker Ethic: Understanding Programmer Culture

All hackers (good and evil) share a core belief that information should be free. This was distilled into text for the first time by...
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What is Content Marketing and What are the Best Examples?

What is Content Marketing and Who Is Doing It Really Well? If you’re a business owner or someone with a product to share, you’ve...
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10 Fast Ways to Become a Better Writer

“Writing doesn’t just communicate ideas; it generates them. If you’re bad at writing and don’t like to do it, you’ll miss out on most...
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5 Of The Best Blogging Platforms

Are you ready to kickoff your content marketing strategy, but confused about which platform to choose to start your blog? If so, then you’re...
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The Best Text Editors for Beginners

What text editor should I use? What is a text editor, and why does it matter which one I use? Text editors are programs that...
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What is iOS Development?

Swift is the language used to make apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac OSX (desktop) apps. Why Swift? Well, You don’t really have a...
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What is Payment Processing?

Key Takeaways Payment processing allows you to accept payments online. Here are three options to get you started: Easy: Services like Gumroad or Shopify...
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What is Responsive Design?

What is responsive design? Responsive design means writing code ONCE, and having the page look great EVERYWHERE. A great, responsive site should be able...
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