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"A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and deadline" Harvey Mackay.

Fastest-Growing Jobs Are In Machine Learning and Data Science Based on LinkdedIn’s Report

Based on the latest LinkedIn’s emerging jobs report in the US, the jobs with the top growth potential are tech-focused. Machine learning engineer, data scientist, and big data engineers rank among the top emerging jobs. As an example, Data scientist roles have grown over 650 percent… Continue Reading →

Programming language trends for 2017

After researching different websites like Stack overflow, TIOBE, RedMonk, PYPL, IEEE Spectrum, Indeed, Octoverse GitHub and Coding Dojo the following are the top 3 noteworthy programming languages: JavaScript JavaScript is one of the most popular and in demand skills in… Continue Reading →

Tips to help you successfully complete your online courses

Online learning provides a great way to refresh old learning and develop new skills you need to advance your career, to find a new job, to change your career or to learn new skills just for fun. A recent research… Continue Reading →

Focus and engage !

As an experienced programmer or an architect, do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of technical knowledge you have to keep up with? Not only the beginners who just started with computer programming are overwhelmed with all languages and technologies… Continue Reading →

The ten things you can do to thrive in 2017

Do you feel stuck at a good paying job with little technical challenges? You feel that you get to the point where you need to make important decision to keep up with the software job market as an aged software… Continue Reading →

Are you bored of being a programmer?

Have you been feeling unmotivated and bored at work? This is completely normal, especially if you’ve been programming for over a decade. However, life is too short to be doing something that you don’t like! Let’s examine what’s causing your… Continue Reading →

Are you too old to be a programmer?

According to Payscale, the median age in some high tech companies is under 30. The more established tech companies like Dell, IBM, Oracle have older workforces with the median ages over 35. (Source: Payscale.com)As we age, we find it hard… Continue Reading →

The Best Books I Read This Year

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) The first time I heard about this book was when I attended Coursera online course Learning How to Learn. Despite the mention of “numbers,”… Continue Reading →

A goal without a plan is just a wish !

Once you have identified your goals as described in my previous blog, it is time to start planning how you can achieve them. What are then the strategies that can help us to put on place the plans to achieve… Continue Reading →

Setting SMART Goals

In my previous blog, I shared with you some of my professional goals that I had set at the beginning of this year. I also listed the reasons, I believe, prevented me to get where I want to be by… Continue Reading →

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