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Life as a tech professional ain’t easy… we know because y’all wrote to tell us! Among the top issues were keeping up with the onslaught of new technology and maintaining work-life balance. But have no fear, because we are here to help! 🙂
In this issue of Hacker Bits, we chat with John Sonmez on how tech professionals can become better at their jobs and lead rich, fulfilled lives.
Hint: The trick is learning to learn.
If you’ve gone on the job interview loop lately, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of the industry’s fickle hiring practices. Dan Luu’s well-researched piece reveals how some companies are hiring irrationally by focusing only on particular candidates.
So dig in and enjoy another meaty issue of Hacker Bits!
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In this month’s issue, you’ll read about:
- Kill your dependencies, Mike Perham
- Writing good code: How to reduce the cognitive load of your code, Christian Mackeprang
- Four strategies for organizing code, Martin Sandin
- Trackers, Jacques Mattheij
- My biggest regret as a programmer, Andrew Wulf
- I tried to virtually stalk Mark Zuckerberg, Alex Kras
- Why I switched to Android after 7 years of iOS, Henrik Joreteg
- On asking job candidates to code, Phil Calçado
You can also grab a physical print copy over at MagCloud: Hacker Bits, May 2016.
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