Reports & Rankings

Google Tops List as Most Attractive Employer for Engineering, Computer Science Grads

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 10:00 am

According to recent findings from Universum Global, a research and consulting firm focused on helping international companies develop into top brands that appeal to students and professionals, Google is once again the most attractive employer for college grads – particularly for students majoring in…

Reports & Rankings

Here Is the Most Popular Programming Language in Each State

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Fun fact: There is only one state in the US where Python is the most popular programming language, and that’s Wyoming. Experts Exchange recently released a study on the most popular programming languages in each US state, and they found that PHP and .Net…

Reports & Rankings

D.C., Boston Among Top 10 Cities for College Grads [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 4:00 pm

For those expected to graduate from college this May, you should probably look towards Boston, MA or Washington, D.C. for your first job. According to a recent analysis of the best places for recent grads to find jobs, Boston and D.C. are among the…

Reports & Rankings

The 10 Fastest-Growing Startups of 2014

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Uber and Lyft are duking it out in more ways than one: the two ride-sharing startups topped Mattermark’s list of fastest-growing startups in 2014, with Uber coming out on top. The Mattermark 2014 Startup Traction Report, released last December, includes a wealth of data…

Dev & Design

Assembly is Basically Group Projects for Adults

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In a time where we’d rather power up the laptop than have actual face-to-face human interaction (eww), Assembly fills a nice gap and allows creatives and entrepreneurs to come together to create something great. Assembly is essentially a way for a bunch of people…

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San Francisco

Modernizing the PDF With an API and an SDK

By | Mar 31, 2015 at 11:00 am

For the past 22 years, the PDF has been the predominant solution used for document delivery. But despite its widespread adoption, it has been extremely cumbersome for developers to extract and put PDF data to meaningful use within their applications: formatting, extracting, and assembling…

Tips & How To’s

Miami

Why Startup Founders Need to Start Asking the Right Questions

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are used to having the right answers instead of the right questions. But asking the right questions enables leaders to find solutions to any challenge. Hal Gregersen, Executive Director MIT Learning Center and founder of the 4-24 Project, spoke at The Atlantic’s Start-Up…

Dev & Design

Here’s Why It’s Important to Design Like the User is Drunk

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Last week, we wrote about The User is Drunk, a website offering a service wherein a UX designer will get drunk to review your site’s usability. One of our top stories from last week, we reached out to Richard Littauer, the UXD and full…

Digital nomad

5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Chiang Mai

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Chiang Mai is often called the top destination for digital nomads, but what’s so special about Thailand’s fourth-largest city? I spent two months there to find out (and escape the winter, of course). Located 435 miles north of Bangkok – just a one-hour flight…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Bootstrap a Lean Sales Team for Your Startup

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Getting early customers is crucial to your company’s success. You need early adopters to prove out your model, get you some traction, and give you feedback. Unfortunately, this is hard to do in most industries. Dominant players have all the case studies, and you’re…

Marketing

Why Printed Advertising Is Still Worth the Investment

By | Mar 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When you run a small business, it can be easy to think that the only ways of advertising that matter are those that are free – your Twitter Account, your Facebook page, and so on. However, these styles of marketing do have their faults….

Data

How to Turn Big Data into Big Wins: 3 Tools

By | Mar 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Knowledge is power. That is the old adage, anyway. But does more knowledge really make us more powerful? What do you do if you’ve got terabytes of data about your customers but no way to organize, understand, or make use of it?  Owing to the…

Data

4 Ways Interactive Data Visualization Enhances Digital Marketing

By | Mar 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Marketing techniques are often loud, annoying, and in your face. It’s gotten to the point where most consumers simply ignore these techniques, forcing marketers to come up with new ploys to entice customers. A new and exciting trend in digital marketing that consumers love…

Dev & Design

Pay This UX Designer to Get Drunk and Evaluate Your Site’s UX

By | Mar 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

When it comes to optimizing the user experience on your website, one of the core tenets of UX is to design as if the user is drunk. At least, so explains UX designer and full stack developer Richard Littauer on his website The User…

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