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What can I do with my life?

By McDonald, T. | Last updated 30th of November 2017 What do you want to do with your life must be the most famous open-ended question ever asked.   It usually strikes fear into the hearts of people while they desperately try to think of something cool to say.   Sadly, some people never find an answer.   Deciding on a future is perhaps one of the most important decisions a person will ever make.   Before deciding on a great future, be honest about what you want out of life, realise the value of education and decide on a suitable educational root while making sure you have the right grounding.     In order to decide successfully on a great future, you will need to be honest about what you want out of life first.   This is a more straightforward task than you might think.   Look at it this way, do you want to do something exciting like volcanology where people collect lava samples among other things or spend your time watching soaps?   In other words, why settle for a job in

How to get started with Python programming

By McDonald, T | Last updated 02/12/17 In this world of technology something is needed to make it all run.  This something is programming languages such as Java, C# and Python just to name a few.  Subsequently, the programming industry is a great place to be a part of with new opportunities opening up all the time.  If you are new to programming, Python is a great place to get started since it is relatively easy to learn and has extensive libraries. Getting started  The following will be required in order to get started. Python 3 (Free) Software to right the code (Free) Python 3 is different to Python 2.  The difference is in the syntax, so for now i will just keep to Python 3 since it is the newest.  Installing Python 3 is easy just follow the instructions in the video and then install Pycharm.  Pycharm is software for writing code.  You will need to install the latest version of Python for your operating system and the Community Edition of Pycharm. Altern