February 22, 2017
Did you know there exists a global study where five of the top ten spots are filled by India? You heard that right! A 2014 LinkedIn study tracked the movement of tech talent across the globe and found that Bangalore grows tech talent faster than other city in the world. Thanks to a burgeoning base of […]
February 17, 2017
March 8 is International Women's Day (IWD), which is just around the corner. On this day, the United Nations wants the world to specially celebrate women's trials and successes. In keeping with the spirit of International Women's Day, companies such as HackerEarth are organizing events to recognize budding women geniuses in the world of technology. A little background In the […]
December 5, 2016
Did you know that the Indian Space Research Organisation wants to “launch a single rocket carrying 83 satellites” in 2017? That would be a world record, you know. India has surely come long way from launching its first indigenous satellite, Aryabhata, in 1975. ISRO has made the country proud. To put a satellite in Mars' […]
December 4, 2016
It's common knowledge that India has a lot of educated people. That’s wonderful. But the lacuna casts a pall over the mood. Reality bites, rarely pleasant…You might agree with me if you read the National Employability Report by Aspiring Minds, an employability evaluation and certification company, released earlier this year. The New-Delhi based company’s research study […]
November 26, 2016
Defining, describing, and drawing you a picture… I’m going to use the most popular example to define a full-stack developer. If there’s one person who wore many hats in his lifetime, it’s Leonardo Da Vinci. He was a painter,  scientist, mathematician, cartographer, geologist, astronomer, historian, musician, and sculptor. People believe that diverse experiences fed into his […]
July 8, 2016
We’ve got camps arguing that where you go to college makes all the difference, and then we’ve got the opposition who insist that this choice is not some “sweeping judgment” of your ability. I remember this line from a New York Times blog post: Shiny diplomas from shiny schools help. They do, don’t they? However […]
March 6, 2016
President Trump signed two bills in February 2017, aiming to boost the number of women in STEM. He said, “Currently, only one in every four women who gets a STEM degree is working in a STEM job, which is not fair.” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics when taught and applied in an interdisciplinary approach are […]
January 5, 2016
The application of big data technologies in banking is highly widespread. From fraud detection and prevention, to risk management, big data is helping banking provide better service and solutions to its users. Banks are cognizant big data’s importance and are investing heavily in tech and expertise to beef up their services. American Express, for example, […]
January 4, 2016
Have you ever understood the process of learning? How you learn how to perform a particular task? How do you learn to play a musical instrument? How do you learn social convention? How do you learn to lie? Apart from humans, plants and animals possess the ability to learn. And in recent times, so have […]
December 7, 2015
It was business as usual this November on HackerEarth. Hiring challenges galore, interesting Hackathons, and lots of talented programmers getting the job opportunities that they deserve. Here are some highlights from this November, on HackerEarth's jobs front - 1) Close to 200 people were shortlisted for a job this month 2) We combined offers from all […]