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.

       



197 Stories by Chris Castiglione

9 Tips to Own Your Next Video Interview

You’re at a conference and suddenly asked to be interviewed on video: what do you do? How do you make sure to look great on...
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Swift Tutorial: Optionals for Beginners

Swift Optionals Optionals are a powerful feature of the Swift programming language. They can be difficult to understand and use effectively. Let’s review the...
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How to Record Your Screen and Make a Video Tutorial

If you’ve been hanging around One Month a little while, you know that we love screencasts around here. A screencast is a video that...
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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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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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