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#NYCTech - Codecademy co-founder Zach Sims explains the high demand for programmers and how his firm puts employers in touch with them through...
SYNCANO
#NYCTech - Syncano is scalable backend that allows developers to build complex apps with only front-end code. In real time. So developers can go from code to data storage in five minutes. Seriously!   Here’s...
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Advice - Kit Eaton reviews three apps that will help you learn the basics of computer programming from your mobile device.
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Advice - Technology is the canvas for our teenagers and 20something to build their vast dreams and ambitions on. Deals like “yo” that get funded further fuels the already maddening gold rush to dive in and be a participant. Outcome:  A...
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Advice - It may not be as sexy, but starting a new business that builds on an existing technology or business model is usually less risky than introducing that ultimate new disruptive technology. There are many levels of innovation that go...
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Advice - As mentioned in our last post on semantic SEO, there are many ranking factors that impact SEO. While this infographic is by no means reveals any of Google’s secrets, or suggests any ranking factor is weighted higher or lower than...
In-House or Outsourced
Advice - Entrepreneurs have many options to consider in terms of how they go about building their businesses or seeking help. This article will address the plusses and minuses of in-house teams versus outsourced services and when each road...
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Business - Priya Anand explains how hackers were able to bypass online security setups at 34 banks across Europe and Asia, and why they're next target could be...
ARABELLA
AlleyTalk -   We hear about the Steve Jobses and Jerry Yangs who first led the charge in the brave new world of tech. Let’s not forget that they didn’t do it alone. What about the people who turned their backs on traditional industry...
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Inside the Code - Make an app that texts you every time Brad Pitt tweets. Image credit: CC by p22311919 CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER 16 THINGS AWESOME YOU CAN DO WITH RUBY  
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Advice - So you are building a new product. Great! However, one of the worst mistakes you can make is to wait for it to be done before thinking about how you are going to market it. You should be thinking about how you will reach users and...
ONE_MONTH
Accelerators - The company is called One Month, investors include Winklevoss Capital, Innovation Works, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Start Fund, Oliver Jung, Lew Moorman, Y Combinator, FundersClub, and the crowdfunding platform WeFunder,...
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AlleyTalk - This month’s NY Enterprise Tech Meetup was a special one, as the group joined forces with the June Information Security Meetup, with enterprise covering the first half with two extended presentations, and Info Security having a...
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Advice - In my years of advising startups and occasional investing, I’ve seen many great ideas start and fail, but the right team always seems to make good things happen, even without the ultimate idea. That’s why investors say they invest...
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AlleyTalk - You may think that all co-working spaces are the same, or that they’re at least somewhat interchangeable. Then there are other considerations like, besides the obvious (costs), what are the benefits of simply renting a desk in the...
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Advice -   “Pre-dodgeball I went through 3-4 years thinking I was going to meet some magical engineer who would build all the stuff I was thinking about. I’m still a really sh***y programmer…but I know enough to hack a prototype...

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