Wow. Academic resource Springer has just made more than 50,000 technical and theoretical papers/books available for free download in STEM categories.
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Microsoft’s MSDN blog is again offering a big batch of free technical ebooks, and this one is the largest collection to date.
Microsoft Senior Sales Excellence Manager Eric Ligman previously gave away 80 eBooks and then last summer 130 more. This collection includes some of last year’s favorites, but additional titles as well, such as Windows 10 for IT Professionals. There are some non-Microsoft-specific titles, such as the business-focused and sales titles shown above, as well as short PDFs showcasing keyboard shortcuts and quick setup guides. There might be something for everyone in this collection, so it’s worth a quick browse.
I’m giving away MILLIONS of FREE Microsoft eBooks again! Including: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server, and… | MSDN
In what would turn out to be a watershed event in the history of viral videos and online multiplayer gaming, footage of the Leeroy Jenkins incident was uploaded to the internet ten years ago today (previously).