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  • The H-1B Visa Program: Everything You Know Is About To Change (Maybe)May 25, 2017The H-1B Visa Program:  Everything You Know Is About To Change (Maybe)As we’ve written here before, the H-1B visa program that caters to foreign hiring is hardly a perfect one and has been in dire need of a revamp of its design. Why? Take your pick from a multitude of reasons: The process is chaotic. Far more H-1B visa applications are accepted than those that can actually be granted. Candidates can apply to multiple firms and accept multiple offers, effectively pulling a bait-and-switch on one company choosing to sponsor that candidate in favor of another company.… Read More
  • Monumental Computing Shift #3: Machine Achieve "Next Level" Learning-From UsMay 11, 2017Monumental Computing Shift #3: Machine Achieve "Next Level" Learning-From UsWhile programming in our current day and age isn’t going away – and probably isn’t even shrinking anytime soon – there are exciting new opportunities on the horizon for programmers to come. Namely, with machine learning becoming ever more important, we’re sure to see new “trainer” roles growing and eventually becoming part of the profession that deals with artificial intelligence. What exactly do we mean by that?… Read More
  • Monumental Computing Shift #2: The Changing Role Of Traditional MathMay 1, 2017As part of a multi-post series, we’re taking a closer look at three monumental shifts in computing on the horizon, including how AI will create new roles for programmers, the shift from traditional architecture to memory-based computing and our featured topic here, the changing role of formal math in contrast to the path of building new models so that machines can learn from one other.… Read More
  • Monumental Computing Shift #1: Traditional Von Neumann Architecture Pushed AsideApril 18, 2017Monumental Computing Shift #1: Traditional Von Neumann Architecture Pushed AsideAs part of a multi-post series, we’re taking a closer look at three monumental shifts in computing on the horizon, including how AI will create new roles for programmers, the rise of mission-based learning as opposed to solely programming and our featured topic here, the shift from traditional Von Neumann architecture to memory-based computing… Read More
  • Could Low Cost-Per-Hire Cost You “A-Level” Talent?February 1, 2017From time to time, a company will think of reducing the use of outside technical recruiters. In fact, it may completely cut out the function altogether. Later on, it will compile statistics in which it claims three people in the recruiting department facilitated 50-100 hires a year and the cost-per-hire was fairly low. Sounds great, right? There’s just one problem.… Read More
  • If The Interview Is Too Easy, Is That A Red Flag?January 24, 2017You get a call from a recruiter from a company where somebody you know works. What should you do? Don’t jump on it just yet.… Read More
  • What Ideas Must Die To Achieve Progress?January 12, 2017What Ideas Must Die To Achieve Progress?Max Planck, the influential German physicist and Nobel Prize Winner in Physics, once said, “A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents but rather because its opponents eventually die.”… Read More
  • “Alexa, Find Me A Great Candidate.”December 12, 2016“Alexa, Find Me A Great Candidate.”The more we see the advancement of personal digital assistants (first Siri, now Amazon’s Alexa), the more we’re going to ask, “What else can they do for us?” As of right now, the application of these digital assistants is largely on a business-to-consumer level, such as calling you a cab or ordering roses.… Read More

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