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What I’ve learned about the Colorado tech community after Year 2 of CTW

What I’ve learned about the Colorado tech community after Year 2 of CTW

2 years ago, on June 16, I posted my first Colorado Tech Weekly. A year ago I reflected on what I learned so I figured since I’m still going and the last reflection was fun I’d do it again. 5 things I’ve learned in no particular order You need style […]

Let’s teach people how to make apps, not just write code

Let’s teach people how to make apps, not just write code

Monday starts the 2014 Denver Startup Week, a week to celebrate and encourage tech startups in and around Denver. This makes now a perfect time for me to rant about how software development is taught. We need to shift our focus from “How to write code” to “How to make […]

What I’ve learned about the Colorado tech community after 1 year

What I’ve learned about the Colorado tech community after 1 year

My goal is to have a software/web/app development job by 2016, so one year ago yesterday I started Colorado Tech Weekly to keep myself up-to-date on what was happening in the technology community in Colorado. I turned it into a blog because I knew that if I wanted to know […]

Why Every Student Should Go to a Tech Conference

Why Every Student Should Go to a Tech Conference

Last week I got to spend the day at the Colorado Technology Association’s APEX Conference in Denver. Going as a student is the best way to visit a technology conference. It was full of professionals eager to share their knowledge and their projects and as a student who isn’t hirable yet, there […]