How to Recruit Better Software Engineers to Your Startup – ReadWrite

Reading Time: 15 minutes One of the biggest challenges in launching a successful startup is recruiting the right software engineers. With a team of talented, hardworking programmers on your side, you can rest assured that your vision – whether it’s a new app or something much more sophisticated – will become a reality. Without that team, you may never … Read more

Technical University of Denmark: Engineers of tomorrow have learned to think sustainability

Reading Time: < 1 minute Technical University of Denmark: Engineers of tomorrow have learned to think sustainability – India Education | Latest Education News | Global Educational News | Recent Educational News Home Academics Technical University of Denmark: Engineers of tomorrow have learned to think sustainability #Technical #University #Denmark … Read more

Law Professor Tutors 5000 Slum Children, Helps Them Become Nurses & Engineers

Reading Time: 11 minutes When associate law professor Dr Lalita Sharma moved to Indore’s new locality in 2009, she noticed a bunch of young teenagers and children from a nearby slum gambling, street fighting and loitering aimlessly. Being an educationist for 18 years, it pained her to see the children tamper with their future. After a brief intervention with … Read more

The Army Corps of Engineers Just Threw Down a Marker in Cancer Alley

Reading Time: 6 minutes Back in July of 2020, we discussed here in the shebeen the work of some environmental activists in St. James Parish, Louisiana, which is the Times Square of American environmental degradation. The two women, Anne Rolfes and Kate McIntosh, were fighting a proposed new plant in the area to be built by a company called … Read more

Facebook engineers develop new open source time keeping appliance – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Most people probably don’t realize just how much our devices are time driven, whether it’s your phone, your laptop or a network server. For the most part, time keeping has been an esoteric chore, taken care of by a limited number of hardware manufacturers. While these devices served their purpose, a couple of Facebook engineers … Read more

Nigeria’s Decagon raises millions to finance and train software engineers – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes This past decade, Nigeria has seen several companies cater to the development and growth of software engineers and tech talent in general. It’s a space many in the Nigerian ecosystem like to think is budding yet overcrowded. So when Chika Nwobi started Decagon in 2018, the perception was generally “here comes another tech talent accelerator.” … Read more

Inside Our Engineering Mentorship Program and How It Helps Our Engineers Grow

Reading Time: 16 minutes Our Engineering team is the largest team at Buffer. It has a lot of moving pieces and is composed of several smaller teams. As with any large team, we’re keen to make sure no one individual lacks guidance or an opportunity to grow. In this post, I’ll share a little bit more about how we’ve … Read more

How engineers fought the CAP theorem in the global war on latency – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 5 minutes CockroachDB EC-1 Part 2: Technical design CockroachDB was intended to be a global database from the beginning. The founders of Cockroach Labs wanted to ensure that data written in one location would be viewable immediately in another location 10,000 miles away. The use case was simple, but the work needed to make it happen was … Read more