Category Archives: Learning

Mindshift, or move your… mind

I have recently completed a course on Coursera called Mindshift, which continues the series or courses started by Learning how to learn. The course was really an eye-opener in some ways for me. Some takeaways I would hardly know about … Continue reading

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Speaking at conferences: a viewer’s perspective

I have been at two conferences very recently. The first one was a Devoxx conference in Belgium, the other one was GoTo Berlin 2017. Both were quite interesting and had some great speakers. But being a spectator, I was noticing some things which help give great talks… and which don’t. So, what are some do’s and don’ts that I could name? Continue reading

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Our Rockstars Are Not Like Your Rockstars, or Andrew Ng is back

Do you remember Andrew Ng? I am going to remind you anyway. Six years ago University of Stanford launched three online software courses called Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Introduction to Databases. (I registered for ML and DB then). The … Continue reading

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Organizing your mind: books to Trello

I have a lot of books to read. Actually, I have read a lot of books, too. I am always reading. When I was a kid, the easiest way to shut me up and give my parents some peace and … Continue reading

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Programming interview: sell your real self

We are looking for a software developer. We need more hands on deck. And therefore, we are interviewing. As an interviewer, one can see the process from the other side of the table. And there’s one thing that’s become painfully obvious … Continue reading

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To speak… or not

With my love for MOOCs, I am currently going through Mastering the Software Engineering Interview from University of San Diego. It’s part of the specialization I am taking; otherwize I might not have tried it. I’ve just only finished the first week, … Continue reading

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What would you say to a job guarantee?

A few days ago I got a newsletter from Udacity about them adding something new to their Nanodegree Program – a Job Guarantee. This is the first time I see something like that. Yep, there’s a first time for anything, … Continue reading

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