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37signals Invests In The Starter League To Redesign Software Classes

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Last week, we caught up with Jason Fried, CEO of Chicago-based software company 37signals, about why his cleaning lady is also his business icon. Today, Fried and 37signals announced the company's new minority stake in the Starter League, a small, bootstrapped Chicago outfit that offers classes to budding entrepreneurs, designers,...
37signals Invests In The Starter League To Redesign Software Classes

Code Academy: learn how to write Java at home

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Teach yourself JavaScript on the internet, freeWhat is Codeacademy?Codecademy (http://codeacademy.com) was set up by two friends who wanted to learn to code, but were disappointed with existing materials. The website starts by presuming no prior knowledge at all, and lets you work through small exercises, slowly growing in complexity. In...
Code Academy: learn how to write Java at home
The Iron Yard stokes startup fires in the Southeast

37signals introduces "Basecamp Personal" for all your non-work projects. Innovative one time $25 per project

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37signals has announced that its popular project management tool, Basecamp, is now available at a new pricing tier: Basecamp Personal. As 37signals co-founder Jason Fried details, Basecamp has proven to be a highly successful product among teams, and is also a useful tool for managing side projects and non-work related projects. Yes, Basecamp works fine in...
37signals introduces "Basecamp Personal" for all your non-work projects. Innovative one time $25 per project

37signals hits the books, buys a chunk of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy)

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37signals, the company behind popular productivity apps like Basecamp and Highrise, has just announced its first investment in a third-party company: The Starter League. The price has not been disclosed, but we do know that this is a “small, non-controlling, non-voting” investment. Formerly known as Code Academy (note: not Codecademy), The Starter League...
37signals hits the books, buys a chunk of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy)
Rumor Roundup: iPad Mini Funding Favors, a Field Trip to Phish, and an Art.sy By Any Other Name

Meet 1871: Chicago’s enormous new coworking, event, and startup space

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Author’s note: I recently took a journey, a last sojourn, through Chicago’s tech scene. I’m leaving, and I wanted to give the place that has been my welcome host for four years a proper exit. This post and a few others are my goodbye to the city. It’s been great....
Meet 1871: Chicago’s enormous new coworking, event, and startup space
School's in session: LA's The App Room hopes to stand out amid a crowded market for developer courses

The confusing language around programming languages

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The language of technology is all around us - but writing about programming for a non-technical audience isn't without potential problems. Max Harlow and Lindsey Dew explainWith the rise in the importance of technology in everyday life, a certain amount of technical vocabulary has slipped into common language – words...
The confusing language around programming languages

Choose Your Own Adventure: Make a Difference or Make Money

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We are at page 32, and our two options are: A) Become part of the development for the Barack Obama reelection campaign. The largest campaign in history. Solid salaries, measurable impact. or B) Continue working on your untested, unfunded, shoe-string budget startup. Small salaries, unknown potential impact. — For those...
Choose Your Own Adventure: Make a Difference or Make Money

Cornell NYC Begins Accepting Applications for 'Highly Selective' Beta Class

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Artist’s rendering. (Image: Cornell University) The starchitect-designed Roosevelt Island campus won’t be ready ’til sometime in 2017, but that doesn’t mean the embryonic staff of Cornell NYC Tech plans to sit around for the next half decade, twiddling their thumbs. A rolling stone gathers no moss! Time and tide wait for no man!...
Cornell NYC Begins Accepting Applications for 'Highly Selective' Beta Class
Startups Who Sell to Other Startups: iDoneThis Jumps Into the Tech Daisy Chain
The Southeast gets its first digital health accelerator

A Hacker School That Helps Solve Silicon Valley's Hiring Problem

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Tech companies can't find enough engineers. So why not train them yourself? For free. And then make $20K a pop on recruiting fees.The shortage of engineers is a perennial source of woe in Silicon Valley. Once they're done combing the graduating classes at places like Stanford and MIT, tech companies...
A Hacker School That Helps Solve Silicon Valley's Hiring Problem
Incline Plans to Bring Veterans to Startups, With a Built-in Revenue Stream

Codecademy Hires Program or Be Programmed Author Douglas Rushkoff to Promote Code Literacy

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Program or Be Programmed author, CNN columnist and Frontline documentary director Douglas Rushkoff announced on his blog today that he’s taken a job with Codecademy, a company that offer free online programming courses entirely through a web-based interface. Rushkoff writes that he is joining the company as an evangelist much...
Codecademy Hires Program or Be Programmed Author Douglas Rushkoff to Promote Code Literacy
GoalHawk helps people achieve -- its young founder included

Fitbug vs. Fitbit: activity trackers in trademark tussle

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Fitbit activity trackers are popping up in pockets across the country but, apparently, U.K.-based Fitbug believes it deserves some credit for its rival’s adoption. In a lawsuit filed with the U.S. District Court for Northern California, Fitbug accuses San Francisco-based Fitbit (see disclosure) of trademark infringement that is causing “irreparable...
Fitbug vs. Fitbit: activity trackers in trademark tussle
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