Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Donna Dillenberger, an IBM Fellow at IBM’s Watson Research Center.
What does it mean to be happy at work? According to recent research, it probably doesn’t have much to do with how much money you make.
David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH), the creator of Ruby on Rails and founder and CTO at Basecamp, started a Twitter revolution against whiteboard interviews when he tweeted that he “would fail to write bubble sort on a whiteboard.” This confession-turned-trend has been embraced by a huge number of developers who protest the controversial whiteboard interview style.
Weekend coding — it’s not taboo but it might turn into a heated, lengthy conversation. Stack Overflow explored the differences between questions that are posted on weekdays and weekends and revealed which languages are used most on weekends.
Randstad US collected data from their expert recruiters and ranked the most promising IT jobs in 2017. The company came up with a list of roles in high demand this year.
Anyone with at least some experience in programming will want to take advantage of the robot programming trend. In this article, tech writer Rick Delgado talks about the impact of automation on jobs and weighs in on the skills programmers should have in order to fit into this scenario.
It turns out that working remotely is not such a good idea since it often leads to burnout. This might make sense every once in a while but if you choose to work from the comfort of your home, you should brace yourself for burnout. How come?
When looking for the best programmers in the world, where should you start your search? While the United States has been the birthplace of some excellent software engineers like Grace Hopper and Ken Thompson, there are lots of pools of talent waiting to be tapped across the globe.
The software developer role has moved far beyond “a person concerned with facets of the software development process” as Wikipedia defines it. In addition to their core programming work, developers get immersed in marketing, support and other activities. This means they must continuously switch contexts, which can be extremely disruptive and stressful.
In this article, Sujain Thomas, data IT professional who works closely with DBA experts, shares her thoughts on how to start a career as a remote DBA expert and identifies the difficulties that lie ahead.
The web designer, as any other artist, certainly possesses a sense of beauty and knows exactly how to create sophisticated things, from an infographic or a mobile app to an online store. Here are the top seven skills that each top-level web designer should possess.
New research suggests that accepting negative emotions is essential to our mental health. But is this the case for developers?
Employees today are most likely to leave their current job within their first two years and, according to a survey by the Aberdeen Group, less than one-third of companies have a formal onboarding process. In today’s high-turnover environment, onboarding is more important than ever, especially when hiring developers.
Do you have what it takes to survive the upcoming skills shortage? According to Cloud Foundry’s latest Global Perception Study, we are starting to catch a glimpse of a skills shortage which may explode in the foreseeable future. However, if you have discrete technology skills under your belt, you’re in luck.