I went into this class with some preconceptions about how an ideal project manager should act. I learned that the reality was more complicated. By Veronica Ray (Senior, Duke University) This semester, I took a Computer Science course at Duke called Apps: From Concept to Client. My three-member team worked on a native iPad application [...]
Posts Tagged "Hacker News"
Programming is by no means an individual pilgrimage; seeing what others are working on and helping/getting help from others can make learning much more fun and rewarding. By Michelle Sun (Student, Hackbright Academy) It’s the beginning of Hackbright Academy, working on Python. There has been ups and downs, some days (and nights) of pure nightmares, [...]
And then my co-founder and CTO in Julia Grace joined my startup. Having a co-founder is infinitely better! By Tracy Osborn (Founder, WeddingLovely) In the last year, I’ve gone from building a random side project (after finding a co-founder ultimately failed), to running a revenue-generating company which just finished the F11 batch of 500 Startups. [...]
Accessibility to tech rained on by “brogramming”. By Adda Birnir (Co-Founder, Balance Media & Skillcrush) I have been following the “brogrammer” meme for months now with a mix of annoyance and exasperation. I was bummed that Twilio, a company whose product I greatly admire, helped start this “joke” and then followed the Hacker News job [...]
By Bridget Thornton (Co-Founder & CEO, TrackIgnite) OK, so my co-founder and I aren’t “in love” but we sure are one hell of a match. The other day I came across a lot of posts on Hacker News from single founders desperate to find their co-founder in time for the Y Combinator applications for winter [...]