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Think Seattle has startup mojo? Vancouver’s GROW Conference kicks it up a notch (or two)

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This sponsored post is produced by Chris DeVore of Founders Co-op. As a Seattle-based seed investor, it’s my job to scout out the most talented and ambitious software teams located anywhere in the Pacific Northwest. Four years ago, Andy and I created Founders Co-op because we saw a region stuffed...
Think Seattle has startup mojo? Vancouver’s GROW Conference kicks it up a notch (or two)

Lily Cole to judge Young Rewired programming competition

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Actor to judge competition which aims to find and encourage young children and teenagers who want to learn how to program computersThe model and actor Lily Cole is to be a judge for a competition for young British programmers – giving an extra lift to a scheme which aims to...
Lily Cole to judge Young Rewired programming competition

Engineers Explain What It Takes To Get A Job At Elon Musk's SpaceX

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SpaceX, the space transport company founded by superhero entrepreneur Elon Musk, is a glamorous brand. It seems like quite an appealing place to work. After all, there aren't many companies out there trying to put people on Mars. The SpaceX software engineers took to Reddit to answer questions about their...
Engineers Explain What It Takes To Get A Job At Elon Musk's SpaceX

Apple's Design Guru Jony Ive Is Reportedly Pushing For A Cleaner, Flatter Design To iPhone Software (AAPL)

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Apple's iOS could be getting a make over under Jony Ive. Jessica Lessin at the Wall Street Journal reports, "Ive is pushing a more 'flat design' that is starker and simpler." She cites developers who have spoken to people inside Apple. Last fall Ive was given more control over the...
Apple's Design Guru Jony Ive Is Reportedly Pushing For A Cleaner, Flatter Design To iPhone Software (AAPL)

Apple’s iOS chief Scott Forstall cashes in shares worth $38.7 million

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Following Tim Cook selling off approximately 20,000 shares of company stock in March, new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission discovered by Fortune’s Philip Elmer-Dewitt show iOS chief Scott Forstall has recently sold 64,151 shares worth roughly $38.7 million: The shares were the remains of a 120,000-share...
Apple’s iOS chief Scott Forstall cashes in shares worth $38.7 million

Is this SOPA the sequel?

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The Texas congressman who sponsored SOPA now wants to give law enforcement power to seize personal Internet data without a warrant. FORTUNE -- After failing (at least for the time being) in his effort to circumvent both the U.S. Constitution and the basic workings of the Internet with Stop Online...
Is this SOPA the sequel?

Apple Is Making 'Dramatic' Changes To The iPhone, And Insiders Are Suddenly Worried They Won't Be Done In Time (AAPL)

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Apple is going to release a new version of the software that runs iPhones and iPads in June at its big conference for developers, called WWDC. That's been the plan for a while now. But according to a new report from Bloomberg's Adam Satariano, insiders are suddenly worried that the new...
Apple Is Making 'Dramatic' Changes To The iPhone, And Insiders Are Suddenly Worried They Won't Be Done In Time (AAPL)

Moneyball for software engineering, part 2

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Brad Pitt was recently nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane in the movie "Moneyball," which was also nominated for Best Picture. If you're not familiar with "Moneyball," the subject of the movie and the book on which it's based is...
Moneyball for software engineering, part 2

Jony Ive Pushing for 'Flat Design' in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration

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Last October, Tim Cook tasked Jony Ive with leadership of the company's Human Interface teams in addition to his role as head of Industrial Design. This suggested that the company's hardware and software user interfaces could become more complimentary with one executive in charge of everything that users see and...
Jony Ive Pushing for 'Flat Design' in iOS 7 Amid Greater Hardware-Software Design Collaboration

This Ex-Employee Has Some Simple Advice For Getting A Job At Google (GOOG)

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If you're trying to get a job as a software engineer, you're more likely to be hired by learning just one programming language and mastering it, according to a former Googler on Quora. That's despite the existence of a huge number of programming languages. You don't want to be okay at...
This Ex-Employee Has Some Simple Advice For Getting A Job At Google (GOOG)

Continuous delivery: develop, deliver and deploy software

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Continuous delivery has emerged as an important strategy for development teams to continuously build, test and deploy software through incremental change. This reduces the headaches associated with major software releases and allows business application owners to respond to new market opportunities quickly. But is it for enterprises accustomed to 6-...
Continuous delivery: develop, deliver and deploy software

Apple Risking iOS 7 Delays With Jony Ive's Design Overhaul

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Over the past several months, rumors of Jony Ive's influence on iOS 7 as part of his new role overseeing user interface design in addition to hardware have surfaced, indicating that Ive is pushing to adopt a "flatter" design that will modernize the look of iOS. In a lengthy report,...
Apple Risking iOS 7 Delays With Jony Ive's Design Overhaul

Apple tightening design and software teams, report says

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Apple's executive shuffle last October has already shifted how the company's hardware and software teams work together. [Read more]...
Apple tightening design and software teams, report says

With Jony Ive working on interface design, Apple hardware and software teams further collaborating

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The Wall Street Journal has profiled some of the work between hardware and software teams within Apple since Jony Ive has taken on software interface responsibilities. According to the profile, Apple’s software design team is being briefed earlier on hardware specifics than ever before. That dynamic is changing, according to the...
With Jony Ive working on interface design, Apple hardware and software teams further collaborating

Apple TV Rumors Boosted With "High Priority" Job Posting

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Another Apple job posting hints that Apple has interesting tech en route. Apple job postings are one place the usually secretive company has to reveal a few details about its plans, and a fresh one has added some serious spin to the rumors about an Apple TV. It's an...
Apple TV Rumors Boosted With "High Priority" Job Posting

The U.S. military wants YOU… to build a humanoid robot

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DARPA, the U.S. military’s research arm, is getting ready to issue a call to arms — specifically, humanoid arms on a new kind of robot. DARPA’s Grand Challenge, a prize competition for technological innovation that could be useful in military applications, began in 2004 as the military’s way of...
The U.S. military wants YOU… to build a humanoid robot
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