April 28, 2015
Singapore, the city-state, has the reputation of being the home to one of the most conscientious people in the world. They’re hard workers - it is said that an average Singaporean works as much as 45 hours a week, which is longer than in most parts of the world. Surveys also suggest that 3 out […]
April 17, 2015
ThoughtWorks is one of the coolest IT solutions companies out there today. Apart from being an able software builders, ThoughtWorks is one of the few companies that takes company culture very seriously. They constantly engage with the developer community to know them better and in turn, make ThoughtWorks a great place for them. They ensure […]
April 4, 2015
On a lazy Bangalore afternoon, I was scrolling down my Facebook news feed, when I saw this post by Kasey Robinson.   I had never heard of such a thing. Forget finding love in the club, finding love at a Hackathon is unheard of! I had to know more about this story, so I reached […]
March 16, 2015
There are no men and women, there are only people. Similarly, in the IT industry, there should be no women or men, only programmers. Yes, there's a massive discrepancy in the gender ratio and men do have a lot on their plate to fix this but women have their part in this. Women must believe […]
March 8, 2015
Wanting to feel valued and wanting to be the center of attention are subtly different. While both are attention-craving behavior, the latter doesn't care much for where it comes from or what it means. The former, however, is a need to be recognized for good work. It is a need to be known as a […]
March 8, 2015
Mark Zuckerberg once said that coding is the closest thing to a super power today. If you think about it, it really is! With the Internet and computer technology, humans are doing the unthinkable today like talking to people who live millions of miles away from us, watching street views of far away cities without […]
March 6, 2015
If you were to go to an engineering college today, you will often see electronics engineers being placed in software companies. You'd even find some of them complaining about a lack of core companies during placement season. But you will also see a few students, who've embraced the era of computer science and code. Take […]
March 5, 2015
Positive people are a pleasure to deal with. Their demeanor and approach to is infectious! It is the same positivity that helps them advance in their careers. In many ways, this is the story of Shwetha Kashyap, software engineer at Harman Connected Services. We caught up with Shwetha to know more about her journey as a […]
February 26, 2015
HackerEarth's web servers handle millions of requests every day. These request logs can be analyzed to mine some really useful insights as well as metrics critical to the business, for example, the number of views per day, the number of views per sub product, most popular user navigation flow, etc. Initial Thoughts HackerEarth uses Django as its primary […]
January 8, 2015
The hackathon, from it's humble beginnings in small companies and college common rooms, has meteorically risen to prominence over the last decade. Never before has there been a way to bring a fragmented set of developers to build products in a short period of time. HackerEarth in its continued effort to engage its growing developer community has launched a platform […]