Great YouTube Channels For Programmers

Great YouTube Channels For Programmers

I often turn to YouTube as I am learning anything new in programming.  I thought I would share some of my favorites. Tech With Tim https://www.youtube.com/c/TechWithTim Tech With Tim is one of my favorites.  I don’t know how this young guy does it.  He has dozens...

New Programmer Checklist

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash I’ve spent most of my career working with programmers, both as a programmer myself, and as a manager.  So what if you are a new programmer starting your first job with a software company.  How should you spend your...
How To Not Get Laid Off

How To Not Get Laid Off

With layoffs there are no guarantees.  You can do everything right and still be laid off with little warning.  Sometimes entire departments will disappear through no fault of their own.  Having survived through numerous layoffs during my long career in...
Are Colleges Needed Today?

Are Colleges Needed Today?

This is a subject that comes up often, especially as the cost of higher education continues to grow so rapidly. So here is my take on things. Costs are Skyrocketing In 2021 the average costs for tuition and fees was as follows: Public In State – $10,740 Publis...
What I Read

What I Read

50 Books I read quite a bit.  I’ve always liked to read but now that I no longer go to a full time job working for someone else I find myself reading even more.  I also find that I watch less and less TV and rely more on books for my entertainment. My goal for this...
Moonshot Your Life

Moonshot Your Life

What would it be like if you threw caution to the wind and went for your own moonshot?  A moonshot is something that is outrageous, with possibly a decent chance of failure. Examples might include: Quitting Your Job Moving Far Away Moving to Another Country Where...