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A complete guide on getting started with Kotlin [Cheat Sheet Included]

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What is Kotlin? Kotlin is an OSS statically typed programming language that targets the JVM, Android, JavaScript, and Native language. It is developed by JetBrains. The project started in 2010 and was open source from its initial days. The first official 1.0 release was in February 2016.

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20 Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow In 2020

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Machine Learning (ML) is emerging as one of the hottest fields today. It has penetrated into numerous aspects of our everyday life—be it Siri or Alexa, Facebook/Instagram friend suggestions, Gmail spam filters, traffic congestion predictions, customer support chatbots, and much more.

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20 Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Influencers To Follow In 2020

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Machine Learning (ML) is emerging as one of the hottest fields today. It has penetrated into numerous aspects of our everyday life—be it Siri or Alexa, Facebook/Instagram friend suggestions, Gmail spam filters, traffic congestion predictions, customer support chatbots, and much more.

Episode 1: How to drive inclusive hiring in tech ft. Orange Is the New Black

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Welcome to #NetflixandHire where we learn some great tech hiring lessons from popular TV shows. This episode is focused on inclusive hiring. Over the course of the next 4 episodes, you’ll learn 4 ways in which you can successfully screen and hire developers in 2020. Buckle up, here we go!

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

All about Machine Learning

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In our third episode of Breaking 404 , we caught up with Srivatsan Ramanujam, Director of Software Engineering: Machine Learning, Salesforce to discuss everything about Machine Learning and the best practices for ML engineers to excel in their careers.

4 hiring strategies that the 2008 recession taught me

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An eye-opening look at hiring strategies during a recession: What to expect and how to prepare yourself for it. . Do you remember the Great Recession? The hemorrhaging of American jobs accelerated at a record pace at the end of 2008, bringing the year’s total job losses to 2.6

State of the coding bootcamp market report 2020

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In February 2020, Career Karma published a report on the state of the coding bootcamp market, which revealed a few interesting key findings. These helped shed some light on the current state of coding bootcamps—covering everything from the industry’s profitability to graduates’ employability.

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HackerEarth Live Interview: Unveiling great feature enhancements

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Let’s consider the increasingly high demand for remote positions today, and the fact that location is no longer relevant when it comes to hiring candidates. However, just as managing a remote team is slightly different from managing an in-house team, hiring one has its unique challenges too.

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Hottest hiring trends for 2020

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2020 looks like it’s going to be a phenomenal year for the recruitment industry. As a tech assessment company, we’re lucky to be able to regularly swap ideas with HR leaders, visit conferences, and read up on industry experts’ findings. Based on our findings, here’s the scoop: 1.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The Go-Getter’s guide to diversity hiring in tech

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Over 47% of millennials want to work at diverse companies but a lack of workforce diversity and unconscious bias are fast becoming a systemic problem in tech.

Managing Distributed Systems and Engineers with Johan Andersen, Engineering Director, Citadel

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In our second episode of Breaking 404, we caught up with Johan Andersen, Engineering Director, Citadel ( Former Google SRE Manager) to understand the best practices of managing distributed systems as well as distributed systems engineers.

Hottest tech skills to hire for in 2020

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The benefits of honing technical skills go far beyond the Information Technology industry. Strong tech skills are essential in today’s changing world, and if your employees consistently and proactively enhance their IT skills, you will help them improve both personally and professionally.

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HackerEarth joins hands with Jobvite to power up tech recruiting

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We are excited to announce that HackerEarth has integrated with yet another ATS— Jobvite —to help recruiters get the best of HackerEarth Assessment. It is a comprehensive ATS that accelerates recruitment efforts with an easy-to-use interface. HackerEarth and Jobvite: Benefits of the integration .

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments. IHS Technology predicts that there will be over 30 billion IoT devices in use by 2020 and over 75 billion by 2025.

How to hire a data scientist

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Data science is one of the most sought after jobs of the 21st century. But how do you hire a data scientist who fits the bill? According to Firstround.com , in a competitive field like data science, strong candidates often receive 3 or more offers, so success rates of hiring are commonly below 50%.

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Top 10 cities to hire developers

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According to StackOverflow , the demand for software developers still outpaces the supply. Research reveals that in the US alone, tech talent shortage is predicted to cost the country USD 435.7 billion. .

Top 10 cities to hire developers

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According to StackOverflow , the demand for software developers still outpaces the supply. Research reveals that in the US alone, tech talent shortage is predicted to cost the country USD 435.7 billion. .

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Hiring remote employees? Here’s how to keep your remote team aligned

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We understand the paranoia you are experiencing with the thought of hiring a remote team. Remote teams are surely a constant challenge for project managers.

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When I’m 54: Tackling ageism in tech with Kerry Gates

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Now that I’m older and my resume. is too long for you. Will you still be sending me a meeting invite? Strategy session with a quick bite? If I’ve been out on caregiver leave. Would you lock the door? Will you still need me, will you still hire me. Now that I am 54?

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When I’m 54: Tackling ageism in tech with Kerry Gates

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Now that I’m older and my resume. is too long for you. Will you still be sending me a meeting invite? Strategy session with a quick bite? If I’ve been out on caregiver leave. Would you lock the door? Will you still need me, will you still hire me. Now that I am 54?

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6 steps to create a recruiting budget (Template Included)

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As the new year approaches, most of the organizations, before closing their finances, are looking at managers across teams to collaborate and share the most optimized recruiting budget for the coming year.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

6 things business owners should do before interviewing potential employees

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Taking a small business from a startup to a success story is a challenging difficult task. To turn your dream of becoming a successful business owner into reality, you must hire the right employees.

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6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

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The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories.

6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

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The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories.

5 Tips to source tech talent without your local staffing agency’s help

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Disclaimer – I LOVE Math. Every morning I take a tuk tuk to work. For those who don’t know what a tuk tuk is, it’s a 3 wheel motorized vehicle used as a taxi.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Introduction to Object Detection

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Humans can easily detect and identify objects present in an image. The human visual system is fast and accurate and can perform complex tasks like identifying multiple objects and detect obstacles with little conscious thought.

A 5-step guide to gender-fluid tech job descriptions

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If you are a recruiter or hiring manager in the technical recruitment space and are wondering why most men (or women) are applying for your organization’s open positions, here’s a hint for you. Look at the language in your tech job descriptions.

A 5-step guide to gender-fluid tech job descriptions

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If you are a recruiter or hiring manager in the technical recruitment space and are wondering why most men (or women) are applying for your organization’s open positions, here’s a hint for you. Look at the language in your tech job descriptions.

How to ensure your tech talent pool is poaching proof

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Build vs Buy: 10 Hidden Costs of Building Analytics with UI Components

Many teams, as a logical first step, choose to build their own analytics with the help of UI components. But eventually you’ll find that doing it yourself and at scale has hidden costs. Consider these 10 factors when deciding whether you should build analytics features with UI components.

Application of advanced analytics and machine learning in the banking industry

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Banks have always been custodian of customer data, but they lack the technological and analytical capability to derive value from the data. On the other hand, fintech companies have the analytical capabilities and, thanks to payments services directives, they now have access to valuable data.