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Advice - “I hate it!” That was my answer when my then-boyfriend / now-husband asked me how I liked my first day at my first grown-up, supposedly perfect, this-is-what-you-got-your-MBA-for job as operations manager for a major cargo...
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#NYCTech - At a recent panel discussion produced by Digital.nyc, tech entrepreneurs Jake Schwartz, Hagos Mehreteab, Jayana Johnson and Kristen Titus discussed how traditional educational programs are failing students when it comes to teaching...
10 Life-Changing Reasons You Should Learn to Code3_EG
Advice - Do you know that sinking feeling you get when you realize you have no idea what you’re going to do next? When you make it to the final round of interviews and you don’t get the job. Or when you stroll up to work, the front door is...
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Advice - In the classic movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly famously discusses the concept of the “mean reds.”Holly Golightly: You know those days when you get the mean reds?Paul Varjak: The mean reds, you mean like...
13 Things You Need To Know About Ruby On Rails3_EG
Advice - Recently, Skillcrush launched the brand new Ruby on Rails Blueprint.What is Rails? How is it different than Ruby on Rails? How hard is it? Is it a programming language? What do I need to know before I learn Ruby on Rails?I had a TON...
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Advice - We all know that finding a developer isn’t easy. Here in New York, tech investment is heating up and tech startups are around every corner. The big Silicon Valley firms like Facebook, Google and Twitter have already been here for...
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Healthcare -The hacking attack that claimed information on 80 million Anthem customers is raising concerns on health companies' security preparedness....
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Advice - Professional athletes and pop singers make millions. All-star technology entrepreneurs make billions. Kids now grow up on Facebook and Snapchat, not with baseball cards and CD players. And while traditional manufacturing jobs face...
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Advice - You’ve probably heard it a million times by now – “You should learn to code.” You know that we’re in the digital age and that almost every job nowadays involves some kind of tech. But you’re still wondering why actually...
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Advice - It’s a question faced by almost every startup founder: Do I need to hire an in-house developer?Hiring technical resources is all about understanding how time and quality interrelate. If you’re working with developers on...
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Advice - Everybody loves wine on the holidays. From a fine California zinfandel on Christmas Eve to the bubbly stuff on New Year's Eve, it's the ultimate party accompaniment.Like with shopping in general, consumers are turning to the...
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Advice - Do you really know how to be your own boss?It sounds great, right? You wake up whenever you want to (but probably nice and early, since you always treat yourself to a run and a sit-down breakfast), you wear whatever you want, you...
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Advice - Everyone talks about the lack of women in tech. Sure, I can’t argue with the statistics. But let’s not ignore all the awesome places where women can learn to code — oftentimes at little or no cost.The following list includes...
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Advice - It is striking just how big the mobile web has grown, yet how poor the mobile user experience is.Sites are reporting that 50%-70% of the traffic is on mobile, yet their pages either don’t render at all, or don’t render...
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Advice - Developers come in all shapes and sizes, but they do share one thing in common: they all THINK like programmers. And they bring that approach to everything in their lives, whether it is a challenging software problem, or “hacking”...
MK_Recursive Recipe for Learning to Program
Advice - I found this excellent guide on how to easily and simply learn to code.  I share the main steps for my dedicated readers, but I highly suggest you read the original post in its entirety.  If you are indeed embarking on a journey...