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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Apple is holding its annual developers conference today, people would be happy for driverless cards to replace human drivers, and Slack just got better.
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Ron Johnson has a new startup, the iPhone 6 Plus is easily bent, and $30 million Clinkle is a dud.
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SAP To Acquire Expense Software-Maker Concur For $129 Per Share | TechCrunch

SAP To Acquire Expense Software-Maker Concur For $129 Per Share | TechCrunch | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Enterprise software company SAP just announced that has agreed to acquire Concur Technologies, maker of expense and travel management tools that are used by..
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Minecraft Creator Explains Controversial $2.5 Billion Sale to Microsoft | WIRED

Minecraft Creator Explains Controversial $2.5 Billion Sale to Microsoft | WIRED | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Markus "Notch" Persson has a message for Minecraft fans. "It's not about the money. It's about my sanity."
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Girl Develop It Austin

Girl Develop It Austin

Austin, TX
810 Nerdettes

Want to learn how to code? Have a great idea? Don't be shy. Develop it. It can be intimidating for women to learn and ask questions when they are in an extreme minority. While...

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Intro to Object-Oriented Programming with Java

Saturday, Jan 25, 2014, 10:00 AM
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Want to learn how to code? Have a great idea? Don't be shy. Develop it. It can be intimidating for women to learn and ask questions when they are in an extreme minority.
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Great program for women aspiring to write code,  spread the word in Austin and looking forward to a Houston Chapter!

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One Year Later, Web Legends Honor Aaron Swartz | Underwire | Wired.com

One Year Later, Web Legends Honor Aaron Swartz | Underwire | Wired.com | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Activist Aaron Swartz died one year ago today. In the forthcoming documentary The Internet's Own Boy, various web luminaries reminisce on the importance of his work for online freedoms.
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Unemployment Remains Low for Tech Pros

Unemployment Remains Low for Tech Pros | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
At 3.9 percent, it\'s just under half the national rate, but still higher than it\'s been in nearly two years.
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Market projections look great for Tech Professionals, talk to me if you are ready for your next move! @annavmarshall

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10 Tech Things You Need To Know This Morning

10 Tech Things You Need To Know This Morning | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
We hope you had a great weekend. Prep for your week with the latest technology news: Apple's fourth quarter earnings will be reported this afternoon. It should be the company's most interesting earnings call of the year.

Via TechinBiz
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Did I read this correctly? FB is thinking about buying Snapchat.. Isn't the beauty of Snapchat that it is in every way UNLIKE Facebook?

 

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Really Cool Tech!!
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Meet the Man Who Founded Ello After Selling a $35K Pair of Pants | WIRED

Meet the Man Who Founded Ello After Selling a $35K Pair of Pants | WIRED | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
There's a long list of unwritten rules for anyone founding a startup in today's world. You should make sure you're under 30 (and it certainly helps if you're a college dropout). You should set up shop somewhere in Silicon Valley (or at least very nearby). You should avoid entering a market where another massive incumbent already has a billion users. And, most importantly, you should never, ever write a manifesto. Ello founder and CEO Paul Budnitz is breaking every one of those rules.
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I am intrigued, read the manifesto and will definitely check out the beta #ello

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Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job | WIRED

Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job | WIRED | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Wanna be a programmer? That shouldn’t be too hard. You can sign-up for an iterative online tutorial at a site like Codecademy or Treehouse. You can check yourself into a “coding bootcamp” for a face-to-face crash course in the ways of programming. Or you could do the old fashioned thing: buy a book or take…
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Looks like the non-traditional training programs are trying to close the gap in  supply of developers. Excited to see which ones of these will produce good talent

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15 Insanely Great Tricks to Master Apple's iOS 8 | WIRED

15 Insanely Great Tricks to Master Apple's iOS 8 | WIRED | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
So, you just downloaded iOS 8. Looks pretty familiar, right? But there are a bunch of differences, and not all of them will be immediately obvious. Let us show you.
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Women Have a Long Way to Go in Open Source - Dice News

Women Have a Long Way to Go in Open Source - Dice News | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Despite being a leading force for innovation, the open source movement lags even behind the rest of technology when it comes to diversity.
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How GitHub Hired More Women—In Part, By Encouraging Them To Talk

How GitHub Hired More Women—In Part, By Encouraging Them To Talk | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Its "Passion Projects" features female developers talking about work that moves them. And it's rebounded to GitHub's benefit.
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Answers to All the Tech Questions Your Family Will Ask You This Holiday | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Answers to All the Tech Questions Your Family Will Ask You This Holiday | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
Holidays mean fixing family gadgets and addressing a vast backlog of tech-related questions. We've assembled some of the most frequently asked questions here to help you quickly fulfill your tech support duties.
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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

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The Evolution of Recruitiment from the 80's till 2020's (Infographic)

The Evolution of Recruitiment from the 80's till 2020's (Infographic) | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it

Via Herve Peitrequin
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This is a pretty good visualization that explains the clashes of cultures and recruiting styles.

Very marginal increase in industry revenue since the '90s, seems counter-intuitive with all the efficiencies due to technology

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Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Leader and Rock Pioneer, Dead at 71 | Music News | Rolling Stone

Lou Reed, Velvet Underground Leader and Rock Pioneer, Dead at 71 | Music News | Rolling Stone | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it

Lou Reed, a massively influential songwriter and guitarist who helped shape nearly fifty years of rock music, died today. The cause of his death has not yet been released, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May.

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How sad... I got married to one if his songs, it wouldnt have been a "perfect day" without it. 

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Minto Lah's curator insight, October 27, 2013 10:22 PM

I loved this bloke! Never tire of listening to Velvet Underground. Such a an inspiration! Rest in peace.

 

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The Job Interview Culture Checklist: Seven Points To Evaluate In Your Next Job Interview | Glassdoor Blog

The Job Interview Culture Checklist: Seven Points To Evaluate In Your Next Job Interview | Glassdoor Blog | Tech Recruiting in Houston | Scoop.it
According to Glassdoor career expert Hank Stringer, if a company doesn’t know how to answer a job candidate’s question, “What is your company culture?” – Run!

Via Liz Ryan
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Very well said, when competing for top talent the spotlight is back on the hiring companies, that also brings up the issue of how well are the interviewers trained/ able to communicate corporte culture. 

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Liz Ryan's curator insight, October 25, 2013 4:35 PM

Check out the culture of the companies you're interviewing with!