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What Are You Doing With Your Life? (And Other Dreaded Questions)

Anthony Hughes | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Anthony Hughes

The stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year's is always a time for reflection on that state of one's career. Sometimes this phenomenon is self-induced and other times it's forced upon us by an inquisitive friend or relative who we rarely see for the balance of the year.

3 Ways Veterans Can Access High-Paying Tech Careers

Anthony Hughes | Posted 11.10.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

Our veterans should be able to return home knowing that they have a better than average shot at securing meaningful employment because if anyone's earned the right to live the American Dream, it's those who have defended it.

Crossing the Chasm to Coding: Three Career Backgrounds That Might Help You Convert

Anthony Hughes | Posted 05.27.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

Companies like Uber and AirBnB are able launch full frontal assaults on the established market leaders because of the computing power we all carry with us all day, everyday.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Software Developer? 4 Key Questions to Ask Yourself

Anthony Hughes | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

There are many, many reasons why choosing the coder career path is a really good idea; there's just one little hitch: Only a small subset of the adult population have the appropriate attributes to succeed as a developer. Are you one of them?

MakeSchool Co-Founder Ashu Desai Talks about, "The Computer Science Degree of the Future"

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.06.2015 | Education
David Ongchoco

MakeSchool, which was originally named MakeGamesWithUs, was born after Ashu Desai and Jeremy Rossmann decided that they needed to fix the educational gap in CS education.

The World Is Being Rebuilt in Code and Opportunity Abounds

Anthony Hughes | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Anthony Hughes

By 2020 it's estimated that there will be one million open jobs for software developers in the U.S. alone. This number factors in the rapid growth of the IT field outside of pure software companies as data plays an increasingly critical role in traditional industries.

The Time I Broke the Internet

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 01.17.2015 | Technology
Lindsay Hartfiel

Two months ago I embarked on a nine-week bootcamp. To most of you, that probably conjures images of some whistle-crazed drill sergeant yelling at a room full of fitness gurus eager to pump out 100 fingertip push-ups.

Prisoners Who've Never Used A Computer Mouse Learn How To Code

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact

Long prison sentences mean that some of the men incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison in California have never used the Internet. For these inmates...

Don't Worry, Not All Jobs in Startups Are for Programmers 1/2

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.19.2014 | College
Charu Sharma

1.6 million students are graduating from college in 2014 alone, and I am one of them! I have been advised that programming skills are a must in this t...

California Regulators Say Coding Bootcamps "In Good Faith" Won't Be Shut Down

Turnstyle | Posted 04.05.2014 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

by Nishat Kurwa (@nishatjaan) The cease and desist letters sent to so-called "hacker schools" in California is an attempt to protect students, not e...

Man Doubled His Salary By Studying Coding For 9 Weeks

AP | By TERENCE CHEA | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Looking for a career change, Ken Shimizu decided he wanted to be a software developer, but he didn't want to go back to college...