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code-for-a-living March 23, 2020

Defending yourself against coronavirus scams

Like a lot of you, I’m pretty glued to the news these days, trying to balance unease with calm realism. In trying times like these, we look for resources for critical information and ways to help people less fortunate than us. That’s the good news; the better angels of our nature see difficult situations—fires in…
code-for-a-living March 4, 2020

“You need someone to show you how to teach yourself.”

We spoke to Alexandre Plennevaux, Head of Pedagogy at BeCode, the coding school on a mission to close the skill gap by providing accessible, seven-month inclusive bootcamps across Belgium and recruiting students through illegal streaming sites.  You run an intense, seven month-long, full-time bootcamp. Students need to be highly motivated. Why are you advertising on…
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code-for-a-living February 27, 2020

The eight factors of happiness for developers

I recently came across this sketchnote by Tanmay Vora, and it really resonated with me. As a developer it got me thinking about how this might translate into the life of a developer and our happiness. Based on this sketchnote here are the eight factors of happiness applied to developer life. 1. Resentment Harboring resentment…