Tag: RECRUITING

Readings for Lunch — [ 30 Oct 2017 ]

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Sunset – by Elia Contini (source)

RECRUITING

No, I have no side code projects to show you

“When I said I have no side projects to show, what they heard – what interviewers hear – is: I am not the best. I am not a passionate developer. I don't spend the necessary time to keep on top of my education and skills. That development is just a job.”

SCIENCE

Solar storm of 1859

The solar storm of 1859 was a powerful geomagnetic solar storm during solar cycle 10. A solar storm of this magnitude occurring today would cause widespread disruptions and damage to a modern and technology-dependent society.

Readings for Lunch — [ 14 Jun 2017 ]

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Best statistics question ever (source)

RECRUITING

What if companies interviewed translators the way they interview coders?

“We are looking only for the best A players, who have a strong foundation in all the required aspects of the job. Let’s get started, here I have some introductory questions tailored for the position. Question number one: how did the Arabic invasion in the Iberian Peninsula between the years of 711 and 1492 affected the Spanish language?”

SCIENCE

How a humble cockroach rewrote the history of New Caledonia

From a biological point of view, New Caledonia can no longer be considered as a kind of Noah’s ark. Instead, its different groups of organisms appear to be quite recent and result from a combination of dispersal over oceans and local evolution over 37 million years.

Readings for Lunch — [ 11 Jan 2017 ]

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Little Kids and Their Big Dogs – A project by Andy Seliverstoff (source)

JAVASCRIPT

Creating a Scalable JavaScript Application with Cycle.js

If working on a significantly large JavaScript application, remember to dedicate sufficient time to planning the underlying architecture that makes the most sense. It’s often more complex than you may initially imagine.

RECRUITING

Preparing for a Front-End Web Development Interview in 2017

What a company like Amazon expects from a front-end developer in an interview? David Shariff explains his experience and views as interviewer.

Readings for Lunch — [ 04 Feb 2016 ]

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A photo of London, as seen by the astronaut Tim Peake (source)

RECRUITING

Incentivizing your Staff beyond Carrot and Stick

A common misconception is that financial rewards, such as performance-based bonuses, always help improve employee motivation. In fact, the opposite is often true.

JAVASCRIPT

Making A Service Worker: A Case Study.

If Jake Archibald comments is "Probably the best service worker intro I've read" then you can be sure that it is.