Entries by Stuart

Nice Coding Survey

I just asked 23,000 developers what they think of JavaScript. Here’s what I learned. -Free Code Camp https://medium.freecodecamp.org/i-just-asked-23-000-developers-what-they-think-of-javascript-heres-what-i-learned-9a06b61998fa

It’s Never Too Late

Nice story about people getting their first tech job later in life. The distribution of ages in tech startups are not as young as one would think. https://medium.freecodecamp.org/stories-from-300-developers-who-got-their-first-tech-job-in-their-30s-40s-and-50s-64306eb6bb27

Teaching Computing

Also, with AI taking over routine information and manual tasks in the workplace, we need additional emphasis on qualities that differentiate human workers from AI — creativity, adaptability, and interpersonal skills. At the elementary level, that means that we need to emphasize exercises that encourage problem solving and teach children how to work cooperatively in […]

Nice PANDORA story

He readily busts the myth of “failing fast.” This wasn’t the environment at Pandora, with little time and money to waste. “There’s this motto in our industry that says fail fast and fail often,” he says. “But none of us can actually do that right? We have all kinds of constituents — employees, investors, users […]

Why Startups Fail

See this excellent list of reasons why actual startups failed. https://www.cbinsights.com/blog/startup-failure-post-mortem/#20152update