Rob Shaw

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I Built A Bot To Apply To Thousands Of Jobs At Once–Here’s What I Learned

As this job seeker’s “faith in the front-facing application process eroded into near oblivion,” a lower-tech strategy took its place.<p>I have a great job, and there’s no rush to leave. As a director at a national nonprofit I’ve built some fantastic teams, but over the past year they’ve gotten so good …

Complexity and Strategy

I struggled with how to think about complexity through much of my career, especially during the ten years I spent leading Office development. …

GitHub now lets its workers keep the IP when they use company resources for personal projects

If it’s on company time, it’s the company’s dime. That’s the usual rule in the tech industry—that if employees use company resources to work on projects unrelated to their jobs, their employer can claim ownership of any intellectual property (IP) they create.<p>But GitHub is throwing that out the …

Visualize Your Netatmo Data with Grafana

Netatmo Weather Station is the ultimate personal weather station and gives you access to your measurements both through apps and a slick web …

Smart Homes

Upgrade Your Contact Center With Multiple Channels

Upgrade Your Contact Center With Multiple Channels<p>December 2016<p>Nichole Wong<p><i>This is the first article in the three-part series: The Omnichannel</i> …

How We Designed Our Interview Process

Hiring is a broken system in the startup world.<p>Whether it's hiring a product manager, a sales rep, or an engineer, employers often neglect to think …

I Don't Need No Stinking API - Web Scraping in 2016 and Beyond

I Don’t Need No Stinking API – Web Scraping in 2016 and Beyond<p>Social media APIs and their rate limits have not been nice to me recently, especially …

Setting up your Development Environment with Docker Compose - Boiler Room

At dubizzle we lean towards a service-oriented architecture whenever it makes sense, this means that when you’re developing, you may need to run …

98 personal data points that Facebook uses to target ads to you

By Caitlin Dewey<p>, Reporter<p>Say you’re scrolling through your Facebook Newsfeed and you encounter an ad so eerily well-suited, it seems someone has possibly read your brain.<p>Maybe your mother’s birthday is coming up, and Facebook’s showing ads for her local florist. Or maybe you just made a joke aloud …

Social Media

The Best API Documentation – Thinking & typing

As a developer, I often need to make use of API documentation to understand how to use a service on which I want to depend. Getting started from …

How to Become a Data Scientist (Part 2/3)

<i>This is Part Two in a Three-Part Series <br>Part One: What is Data Science? | Part Two: Learning | Part Three: The Job Market</i><p><b>CHAPTER THREE: …

How to Listen When You Disagree: A Lesson from the Republican National Convention

Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

When the story of how I landed a job at Airbnb went viral, I was surprised at how infatuated people were with my negotiations. Media stories …

Where to Enjoy a Coffee by the Sea

Avalon Beach Surf Life Saving Club<br>Avalon Beachfront NSW 2107<p>Shop 2 136 Wairoa Avenue<br>Bondi Beach NSW 2026<p>19 Havelock Avenue<br>Coogee NSW 2034<p>South end of …

R-exercises – Start here to learn R!

Difficulty level: 0/5 (1 votes)<p>Ready, set, go!<p>On R-exercises, you will find hundreds of exercises that will help you to learn R. We’ve bundled them …

Data Science

Ruby Web Dev The Other Way

Intro<p>This guide is born out of the question: “could you write a list of all the things that a good Ruby on Rails developer should know?” I decided to …

The End of Microservices - Building the Services Ecosystem

<i>A post from the future, where building reliable and scalable production systems has become as easy as, well, writing any other software. Read on to</i> …

Microservices

The Git solution for professional teams

• Unlimited private repos<br>• Jira Software integration<br>• Projects<br>• Pipelines<br>• Unlimited users<br>• Merge checks<br>• IP Whitelisting<br>• Required two-step verification<br>• Smart …

Git

Using OData complex filters in REST and CFML

Lately I have been researching into how to build REST web services. I have been using Taffy to make this all happen which has been a great experience …

Visual directory of app development-related tools

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How AWS came to be

There are lots of stories about the formation of AWS, but this much we know: 10 years ago, Amazon Web Services, the cloud Infrastructure as a Service arm of Amazon.com, was launched with little fanfare as a side business for Amazon.com. Today, it’s a highly successful company in its own right, …

Anatomy of an Elasticsearch Cluster: Part I – Insight Data

<i>This post is part of a series covering the underlying architecture and prototyping examples with a popular distributed search engine, Elasticsearch.</i> …

A lightweight pattern library for any project

What is it?<p>Astrum is a lightweight pattern library designed to be included with any web project.<p>It's non-opinionated and doesn't expect you to write …

JavaScript

Good UX: What I Learned While Working in Restaurants

<b>Summary:</b> Satisfying user experiences build on good customer-service principles. Restaurant UX provides many lessons for design strategy.<p>When we asked …

Penetration Testing Tools Cheat Sheet

Introduction<p><b>Penetration testing tools cheat sheet</b>, a quick reference high level overview for typical penetration testing engagements. Designed as a …

Forensics

Bash Completion on OS X With Brew

I live and breath OS X on a daily basis, with a large portion of my work revolving around the command line using mostly tools which I’ve installed …