I have found that podcasts that I listen to while running or exercising tend to affect and stick with me much more effectively than those that I listen to while working at a computer. By Courtney Powell (Founder & CEO, PublikDemand) A good friend once told me that running is like a “bath for your [...]
Posts Tagged "Quora"
The front-end web and mobile development is where UX meets code. By Frances Advincula (Software Engineer, Accenture) When I was young, I wanted to be a fashion designer. But then I grew up and realized I actually have to be able to eat food and pay rent, so I became a software engineer instead. Fast [...]
At Hack’n Jill, our hackathon attendees are concentrating on building amazing products and services. By Eugenia Koo (Co-Founder, Hack’n Jill) Recently Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave some serious kudos to software engineer Nora Mullaney on Quora for Mullaney’s response to the question, “What advice would seasoned women in tech give to younger girls deciding to [...]
Facebook leaders Sheryl Sandberg and Jocelyn Goldfein share advice. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The most influential woman in tech right now, Sheryl Sandberg, outlined some clues for younger women searching for a career or job in today’s economy. In a post to Quora last week, she gave three pieces of advice [...]
Get a mentor! Actually, get a couple. One who is light years ahead of you and one who is not quite as far along to help you take things one day at a time. By Courtney Powell (Founder & CEO, PublikDemand) One day I hope to describe in greater detail my lessons from fundraising for [...]
On Building Measurable Design Into Your Startup (Lessons From Warm Gun, 500 Startups, Etsy, Instagram, Mint, The Designer Fund)
By Tracy Osborn (Founder & Designer, WeddingLovely) Warm Gun, the design conference run by 500 Startups, was held last Friday in San Francisco. Dedicated to measurable design, Warm Gun advocates design that isn’t just pretty visuals. Instead, design should influence the user and convert visitors into loyal fans and paying customers. With over 20 speakers [...]