If a kid spends all of their creative time drawing Iron Man and The Hulk, why are they learning about Pablo Picasso on Day 1 of art class? Shouldn't they be spending more time drawing exactly what they want to draw?
Stack Overflow has been getting a lot of heat lately for being a toxic and hostile community, specifically towards beginners. What people aren’t mentioning is that everyone who’s used Stack Overflow, to a certain degree, is at fault for it being perceived as unfriendly towards beginners.
If you're trying to get into tech and you have an offer from a company, do not listen to this type of advice. Don't think back on a Medium article you saw that said developers should never accept less than $70,000 a year because anything lower than that is ripping you off. That may be true for the author, but is it true for you?
In many ways the tech industry serves as the one to push the boundaries of the workplace. From in-office amenities, gym memberships, catered lunches, and a variety of other benefits the tech industry leads and others follow. The one benefit that seems to have the most traction at the moment is mandated maternity and paternity leave.
The biggest error people make when building a new habit is to go from 0 to 100 overnight.
There’s two skills I’ve developed over the past few years that I value m...
How far are we on the "swinging pendulum" of political correctness and what does the future look like if firings like the Google Memo become the norm?
All of these groups and many others seem to ignore the fact that any group, no matter how hard you try, will be exclusionary to some degree.
The issue here is that Peter Thiel does not conform to the politics of the Valley and they want him out.
Two days ago the tech conference Nodevember announced that they would be removing a keynote speaker from their lineup in an effort to make their conference a more comfortable environment for all attendees.
So what's causing Asian men and Asian women to outperform whites? And more importantly, why isn't this racial discrepancy being addressed when we're talking about white privilege and a lack of diversity?
If you don't know already, TurboTax thrives off of the tax system being a complete pain in the ass. If there was no pain there'd be no TurboTax.
Most initiatives for diversity in tech are political in nature. It has nothing to do with true diversity and inclusion as we're seeing with the backlash against LamdbaConf.
Why are we still living with outdated child labor laws? If an ambitious teenager learns Photoshop and Illustrator why should anybody stop them from making money simply because they're under a certain age?
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Just as I'd expected something different transitioning from grade to grade in school, I'd done the same switching companies and industries. I'd expected something to change and the only real difference was my work.
If I won't part with $25 dollars without confirmation that a product has been validated by the market on Amazon, why would an investor hand you hundreds of thousands of dollars for a business idea with no users?
Twitter helped organize a revolution in Egypt through a hashtag - #Jan25th. I really hope Snapchat goes along for the ride in the future.
My brother recently moved away from home to begin his first semester of ...
While there were many legitimate reasons for introducing weight classes, it has produced unintended consequences that affect the health of the fighters.
Wearable computing is the future of mobile technology but wearable devices are nothing but a novelty if they aren’t paired with the correct interface and this is where Glass falls short.
From financial journalists to the currency layman, skepticism around Bitcoin generally comes down to two issues: usability and volatility. While the volatility of Bitcoin is definitely a topic worth discussion, I’m simply going to focus on the argument against its usability, or lack thereof, since I believe it’s the most critical issue for Bitcoin today.