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Start your 2022 New Year’s resolutions by learning at no cost how to use Google Cloud with the following training opportunities: 30 day access to Google Cloud Skills Boost Register by January 31, 2022 and claim 30 days free access to Google Cloud Skills Boost to complete the Getting Started with Google Cloud learning path.  …

What does it mean to be lazy? According to the Cambridge dictionary, it means to: “not be willing to work or use any effort.” But how does that translate into a programmer’s job? Being a Developer, the Hard way Without a doubt, the work of a programmer is full of challenges. But what makes a …

We recently announced a new goal of equipping more than 40 million people with Google Cloud skills. To help achieve this goal, we’re hosting Cloud Learn from Dec. 8-9 (for those in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa, the event will be from Dec. 9-10 and for those in Japan, you can access the event …

A billion people in the world have no legal identity. Without an ID they can’t open a bank account, get a loan, or even vote. Now a tech entrepreneur has come up with an answer. Joseph Thompson’s digital app allows people to prove and protect their identity. His company, AID:Tech, has also found a way …

Simple communication principles to help keep your (t)explanations concise and totally non-condescending this holiday season. In case you hadn’t noticed, the holiday season is already upon us once again. That means people all around the world will soon begin scrambling to purchase gifts for the people they care about. Many of those gifts will involve …

According to Evans Data Corporation Data’s Global Developer Population and Demographic Study, there are 26.9 million software developers worldwide, a number that is expected to grow to 27.7 million in 2023 and 28.7 million in 2024. The USA is taking the leading position by the number of software developers reached 4,3 million. According to Statista, in 2019 the number of software …

Historically, many employers have limited their searches for entry-level technical talent to universities with top-ranked computer science programs. As the world begins to emerge from COVID-19 – with companies hiring in droves and demand for software developers far outweighing supply – it’s an ideal time to rethink that approach. To remain competitive, employers must seek tech talent in new …

As corporate demand soars for entry-level software developers, there are plenty to be found beyond the premier schools. It’s not just the premier universities that offer high-ranking computer science programs. A new report finds that other universities across the U.S. are producing students with the highly sought-after programming skills companies need. As the demand for …

Everywhere you go these days, data is whizzing through the airwaves. While we use 4G and 5G data on our smartphones as we’re driving or walking, WiFi still dominates in the home. And in coffee shops. And libraries. And airports. Thanks to the ubiquity of wireless routers and hotspots, just about any plain old wired internet connection — faster and cheaper and …

Try one of these open source video conferencing services. I recently attended the Practical Open Source Information POSI conference, which was held on a free and open source video conferencing platform. As I attended a series of excellent talks about practical uses of open source software, I realized how commonplace video conferencing had become over the past …