Day: December 27, 2017

4 reasons why coding academy students make for kickass developers

Coding academies are flourishing, but are their graduates getting hired? Thanks to coding academies the developer workforce is seeing some much-needed growth, but many employers need a bit of persuasion to consider hiring a bootcamp grad. In this post, I’ll explain why coding academy grads have many strengths which can make them great hires. Up-to-date …

Hackers don’t care who you are — but they will sell your identity on the Dark Web

If there’s one thing you need to know about the criminal economy, it’s this: no one is coming after you in particular. No one is trying to steal your identity. It’s easy to frame identity theft as a personal experience because identity theft has clear personal consequences and a tangible personal impact. Here’s the thing, though: …

How Uber could be building a restaurant empire with your data

To the excitement of credit card addicts everywhere, Uber announced its new Uber Credit Card last month. Needless to say, I was pretty pumped. At first glance, this seemed like a natural progression of Uber’s core business. Nearly every airline and hotel offers their own co-branded credit card, specifically built to lock-in frequent travelers with miles and …