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Coding in the Cloud

The Internet has allowed us to work anywhere we want, giving us tremendous flexibility in choosing where we'd like to plant ourselves to build the …

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Hate Small Talk? One Approach Anyone Can Use

Chatting with people you don't know is easy if you follow one simple rule.<p>I was at a conference with a client. Everyone knew him. He was the <i>guy</i>. I was just some guy with him. No problem... until he got pulled away.<p>Then I was just some guy who didn't know a soul. And I'm really, really bad at being …

A Grad’s Guide To Freelancing [Infographic]

The $10,000 Technology Degree

Instead of going to college to learn how to code, use this guide to hack your way into a career as a programmer.<p>Everyone knows that the tech industry is a good one to be in these days.<p>Information Technology is in the top-20 projected fastest growing industries in the United States between 2010 and …

Dr. Pepper Raises A Can To The “One of Ones”

Meant to convey that every person is 1/1 (one of one), the work for the nothing-tastes-quite-like-it soda celebrates the individuality of real-life …

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Designers: Learn To Code! Here’s How To Start

When you start experimenting with code, you find that the new tool helps you do your job better. Just think of it like getting punched in the face for the first time–once it happens, you realize it’s not that bad.<p>A friend, formerly a competitive fighter, once asked me: “Have you ever been punched …

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …