Resilio Sync: https://www.resilio.com/individuals/ Uses Bit Torrent protocol to sync folders between two or more computers (and mobile devices). GREAT thing to have! I use it to sync my entire Documents and Desktop between office and laptop computers. It also has an archive so can recover deleted files.
Evernote: https://evernote.com/why-evernote Note taking, cloud-based storage.
Zotero: https://www.zotero.org/ If you write research papers with lots of references, this is awesome. It stores all your references, captures references from websites, and organizes bibliographies. Plugs into OpenOffice Writer/Word
LibreOffice: https://www.libreoffice.org/ Free office suite replacement for MS Word/PowerPoint/Excel
Gimp: https://www.gimp.org/ Open source alternative to Photoshop
Inkscape: https://inkscape.org/en/ Open source alternative to Adobe Illustrator (vector graphics)
Python, Jupyter, iPython http://ipython.org/ Python replacement for MatLab.
Git, GitHub, and GitKraken are used in ICS 211 (and by many software companies!)
User interface design is not just about making things pretty!
Enable wireless passthrough here: https://www.hawaii.edu/wireless/pt/pass.php
Cards Against Humanity funds scholarships for women in STEM. Entry due Dec. 17. Information: http://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/