Category: Engineering

The Data Science Skills Gap: What Most Online Courses Don’t Cover

“Data scientist” topped LinkedIn’s list of the Most Promising Jobs of 2019 thanks to generous salaries and a high number of job openings. So it’s no surprise that a growing number of people are taking an interest in the field and wondering what they need to learn to get started in it. Those hoping to …

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Serverless Computing: What It Is, Key Benefits, and How To Learn

With each passing day, developers and enterprises alike are beginning to explore the transformative potential of serverless computing. New providers are emerging too, each vying to gain control in a competitive and promising space. Still not exactly sure what serverless computing is? Here’s a closer look at serverless computing, its benefits, and how you can develop your skills. What Is …

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Hit 2019 Running: The New Year’s Checklist for Developers

Whether or not you’re a person that gets excited about the prospect of New Year’s resolutions and new beginnings, you’ve got to admit there’s a positive energy in the air come January. People are rested, happy, and ready to get down to planning their year. They’ve refocused professionally and personally, and this is often the …

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Billion-Dollar Tech Expansions in 2019: How to Land a Role with a Tech Giant

2018 has been a wild ride for the US tech giants. Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft have been battling it out to become the world’s most valuable company, engaging in a flurry of activity to grow their businesses even further. Judging by recent news, this trend will extend into 2019 too: just this week, both …

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How To: Hire Your First Software Engineer

Medium, Airbnb, Quora, Slack, Buffer, Snapchat… These startup success stories were able to be written thanks to hiring choices made in the early days of those companies. Without the appropriate technical talent to execute on a nascent startup idea, very few startups are able to get off the ground. Finding your initial engineer can be …

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AI in Recruitment: Friend or Foe?

An amplification of our shared human intelligence, AI is changing the world around us and helping our civilization to flourish in new ways. But it isn’t without risk. Used improperly, AI can become a wildly destructive force. Take the use of AI in recruitment: used unthinkingly it can reinforce the bias it was built to …

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Quick Guide: Internships

The Search This fall, I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to intern with Code Pilot in downtown Austin. I’m even more lucky that this internship is allowing me to pursue, explore, and learn more about exactly what I want to do, digital marketing. Finding this internship was not easy, but now I …

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How to Get a Job Using Data Science

Many companies struggle with tech recruitment and we know it’s becoming an issue for you to find the perfect job. In fact, research from the Manpower Group shows that companies around the world find tech positions are the second-most difficult roles to fill. This is problematic and it means that talent shortages are now at …

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The Reign of the Resume is Coming to an End

As the sun sets on this relic, we step into a brave new world where the technical hiring process is improved for hiring manager and candidates. The end of the resume means that: candidate profiles are no longer restricted to a static snapshot, great candidates don’t fall through the cracks left by keyword searches, the …

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