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Replacing JavaScript: How eBay made a web app 50x faster by switching programming languages
Replacing JavaScript: How eBay made a web app 50x faster by switching programming languages
February 5, 2020

And why JavaScript still has an important role to play. The best programming languages to learn in 2019: Top coding skills that pay you the most Online …
software

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January 24, 2020

https://www.forbes.com/sites/briannawiest/2020/01/24/small-businesses-that-fail-in-the-first-year-always-have-these-3-things-in-common/
startups

Small Businesses That Fail In The First Year Always Have These 3 Things In Common
Small Businesses That Fail In The First Year Always Have These 3 Things In Common
January 24, 2020

The process of turning an idea into a lucrative business is never easy, but it’s particularly challenging for small businesses. Without the resources of larger operations, small businesses have a unique challenge in front of them: they have to turn a profit in a relatively short amount of time while …
startups

Trump handed big business a massive tax cut, and all he got in return was embarrassment - Business Insider
Trump handed big business a massive tax cut, and all he got in return was embarrassment - Business Insider
January 5, 2020

Two years after his administration passed a massive tax cut for corporations meant to spur economic growth, the verdict is in, and the results are embarrassing. The tax cuts did not "unleash animal spirits" (as the business media is so fond of saying). And it did not usher in a period of 3% GDP …
business

As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt
As robots take over warehousing, workers pushed to adapt
December 30, 2019

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Guess who's getting used to working with robots in their everyday lives? The very same warehouse workers once predicted to be losing their jobs to mechanical replacements. But doing your job side-by-side with robots isn't easy. According to their makers, the machines should …
future

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December 16, 2019

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnwasik/2019/12/15/why-you-need-to-worry-about-your-job-going-away/
future

Why You Need To Worry About Your Job Going Away
Why You Need To Worry About Your Job Going Away
December 15, 2019

Much as I hate to be a Debbie Downer on the future of work in the coming years, I’ll be blunt: Millions, if not tens of millions of jobs, are going away due to automation. If you are early or in the middle of your work life, you need to be concerned about this trend. It’s not some paranoid fantasy …
future

Almost Everyone Has An Incredible App Idea, But Very Few Have A Business Plan For It
Almost Everyone Has An Incredible App Idea, But Very Few Have A Business Plan For It
December 13, 2019

The last couple of years have been all about mobile apps and smartphone-dependent businesses. Uber is one example that brought a revolution in the business world with the concept of ride-sharing and on-demand delivery. There was no looking back. We've witnessed apps for anything and everything, be …
startups

Council Post: Almost Everyone Has An Incredible App Idea, But Very Few Have A Business Plan For It
Council Post: Almost Everyone Has An Incredible App Idea, But Very Few Have A Business Plan For It
December 13, 2019

The last couple of years have been all about mobile apps and smartphone-dependent businesses. Uber is one example that brought a revolution in the business world with the concept of ride-sharing and on-demand delivery. There was no looking back. We've witnessed apps for anything and everything, be …
startups

Colleagues Who Bite - 4 Ways To Screen Them Out
Colleagues Who Bite - 4 Ways To Screen Them Out
December 2, 2019

When the sign clearly said "Dangerous Animal - Hyena - Do Not Come Close" I could never understand why someone would poke their hand through the bars. It seemed so crazy, reckless, self-destructive. They invariably got their fingertips bitten off. It happened to my school friend Martin, on a class …
startups

17 Responsibilities Of Non-Technical Founders In A Startup
17 Responsibilities Of Non-Technical Founders In A Startup
November 23, 2019

There is no such thing as being the idea person in a startup. Idea generation is not a role. In fact, great entrepreneurs can take an OK idea and turn it into a successful venture. The role of the business founder in a technology startup involves virtually everything except product development and …
startups

4 Ways To Spot And Avoid Working With Broken People
4 Ways To Spot And Avoid Working With Broken People
November 23, 2019

When the sign clearly said "Dangerous Animal - Hyena - Do Not Come Close" I could never understand why someone would poke their hand through the bars. It seemed so crazy, reckless, self-destructive. They invariably got their fingertips bitten off. It happened to my school friend Martin, on a class …
startups

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