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Learn Computer Science at Harvard for free

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by JamesCam, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. JamesCam

    JamesCam Junior Member

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    Guys,

    I'm taking this online course on Computer Science on edX to enhance my programming skills (I can do some, but can't call myself a programmer yet).

    It's from Harvard, it's free and I thought some of you might enjoy taking it: Introduction to Computer Science

    P.s. if anyone is keen, we could even think to create a study group on Skype or have a dedicated thread.
     
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  2. kacperp94

    kacperp94 Regular Member

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    I have seen it already.
    Seems to be a cool option, but workload is too high, i.e. "9 problems sets, 10-20 hours each"
     
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  3. aoe316

    aoe316 Regular Member

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    what the hell is HarvardX
    *Nervermind*
    Does anyone plan on doing it?
     
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    officialakash Registered Member

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    This looks pretty cool, I'll check it out!
     
  5. aoe316

    aoe316 Regular Member

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    Okay I signed up, the classes seem to be on YouTube along with lectures. Something seems off, maybe im just to use to hanging around Blackhat Skum lol j/p
     
  6. JustUs

    JustUs Power Member

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    If you are taking an introductory course to enhance your programming skills, you are taking the wrong class. You need to move beyond the 101 classes. There are many online. You can learn more from a "Dummies" book on programming than you learn useful information in a 101 class.
     
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    There are some pretty interesting courses. Will need to check them out.
     
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    I'm in for a skype group.