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Robots, Programming, and Education

Feld Thoughts

Last week, my friends at Orbotix rolled out a new program called SPRK which stands for Schools, Parents, Robots, and Kids. The post Robots, Programming, and Education appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Five Best Chat Programs For Your Small Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Skype: The Old Standby Of all the apps and programs on this list, Skype is the most established, having been one of the big players in online communication for more than a decade. Business adsense Chat Programs

ReturnShip Program

OnlyOnce

ReturnShip Program. Today is a very exciting day for Return Path as we launch a new program we have been cooking for more than a year called the ReturnShip program. We hope this program enables us to help the community and also find some hidden talent.

Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program

Feld Thoughts

I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a Start-Up Visa Program. In the mean time, Canada is shouting from the rooftops about the benefits of the Start-Up Visa program. The Start-up Visa Program will enable immigrant entrepreneurs to launch innovative companies that will create jobs in Canada, and eventually, compete globally. And I encourage any immigrant entrepreneur considering moving to the US to also consider moving to Canada given this new program.

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ReturnShip Program, Part III

OnlyOnce

I’ve written a couple times this past year about our ReturnShip program, which is a 4-month paid internship program designed for women who have been out of the workforce for more than 3 year to re-enter and build credible and relevant experience, and to expand the talent pool for our organization.

Kids Learn to Program with Sphero Robots Saturday in Boulder

Feld Thoughts

Teaching kids to program is not an easy task – their attention span is short and what they are able to accomplish in a brief period of time is often uninspiring which results in them losing attention quickly. The Orbotix team has turned their Sphero into a fantastic programming aid to introduce coding to kids as young as 4th grade. Robots and programming devices will be provided – but bring your smartphone if you want to use your own.

ReturnShip Program, Part II

OnlyOnce

Today marks the graduation for the six women who participated in our inaugural ReturnShip program, which I wrote about here and which was written up at least twice, in Harvard Business Review and in the San Francisco Chronicle.

How to Learn Programming and Launch Your App in 3 Months—with No Programming Experience

Up and Running

Learn programming and build it yourself. How long does it really take to learn programming? Whatever you do, please don’t Google “How long does it take to learn programming?” This is one of the main things that set me back from learning programming myself.

Top 9 Best Affiliate Programs for 2015

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you don’t feel like scrolling all they way down… just click on the one you’re interested in below: Best Affiliate Programs. Here are some of the best affiliate marketing programs running on the internet today: 1.

Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. Programming is a great foundation for a tech/startup career. I suspect one of the reasons for the low number of CS majors is people don’t realize all the non-programming opportunities that are opened up by background in programming. Programming is an important part of being “culturally literate.”

It’s not the Mentors — it’s the Mentor Program

Market by Numbers

Economy Lean Entrepreneur San Diego Startup Community accelerator incubator mentor mentor program I’m going to go out on a limb here. I guarantee that good startup mentors exist everywhere, even in your neck of the woods.

Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans

SiliconHills

And that’s why he enrolled in the first class […] The post Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans appeared first on SiliconHills. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News David Gibson retired from the U.S. Air Force as a cryptographic specialist after 18 years in 1995 in San Antonio and then worked construction jobs until he hurt his back. Since then he’s been looking for steady work.

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Qualcomm’s Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – Lessons Learned (Part 2)

Steve Blank

From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm. This is part 2 of Ricardo’s “post mortem” of the life and death of Qualcomm’s corporate entrepreneurship program.

Pros and Cons of Entrepreneurship MBA Programs

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

While many have been able to find new employment, there are others who decided to return to school for the purpose of getting into an MBA program with a focus on becoming a future entrepreneur as the end goal. The Evolution of the MBA Program. MBA Programs for Future Entrepreneurs.

The Psychology of a Successful Testing Program

ConversionXL

All testing programs, no matter how great or awful, think they are doing pretty good and can get better. It doesn’t matter what size the programs are or the industry, of the over 300 programs I have worked with almost all of them suffer from some very similar issues.

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

As you can see in the above graph, 18 MBA programs are represented among the 157 unicorns. As a Stanford alum and current HBS student, I was happy to see the MBA programs of both schools at the top of the list. that of any other MBA program.

Designing a Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – A Qualcomm Case Study (part 1 of 2)

Steve Blank

From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm. This is Ricardo’s “post mortem” account of the life and death of a corporate entrepreneurship program.

An Infographic History of Computer Programming

Up and Running

It’s safe to say, that I am eternally grateful to the inventor of computer programming. I spend about 84 hours a week online (I refuse to count Netflix, thank you Apple TV).

Announcing the 2016 Lean Startup Week Program

Startup Lessons Learned

3, we’ll have two special keynotes: from Joe Zadeh, VP of product at Airbnb, and Viv Goldstein from GE’s FastWorks program who will also engage in a joint conversation about intrapreneurship in their organizations. Guest post by Jennifer Maerz, contributing editor of Lean Startup Co. The Lean Startup team has been hard at work finalizing the details of this year’s Lean Startup Week.

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7 Steps to Launch: How to Run Your First Referral Program

Inc Startups

Follow these seven steps to run your first referral program and start harnessing the power of word of mouth. Strategy

Be Selective in Early Beta Programs to Find the Ideal Customers and Use Cases

Instigator Blog

You can also let in a few outliers into your beta program — chase a few of the (potentially) interesting but diverse leads — and see what happens. The experiment (which is exactly what a beta program should be) will have too many variables to tease out the most important lessons, and leave you with some great big vanity metrics (like # of users) but incredibly poor actionable metrics that really matter.

The Surprising Truth About Diversity Programs

Inc Startups

Maybe it's time for CEOs and BoDs to put their money where their mouths have be

What Amazon's Influencer Program Means for The Entire Marketing Industry

Inc Startups

Despite a quiet entrance, Amazon's foray into influencer marketing sent shock waves across the entire marketing industry this past month. Marketing

Launching a Startup Travel Program with Volta in Halifax

Instigator Blog

In April I wrote a blog post titled Governments Should Fund Startup Travel Programs. Getting people to San Francisco and New York may lead to fundraising, partnerships or customer acquisition, but in my mind, the primary goal of a Startup Travel Program is to have entrepreneurs experience an amazing startup ecosystem and bring some of that back with them. I have to thank Milan Vrekic (who runs Volta) for his continued effort to see the Travel Program realized.

Teaching Kids Programming

Andrew Payne

Getting kids interested in programming is a lot harder than it used to be. And, it’s programming. I was lucky enough to come of age during the PC revolution. My brother and I would carefully enter multiple pages of BASIC code from computer magazines, and then play games for weeks (making our own modifications along the way).

Designing a Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – A Qualcomm Case Study (part 1 of 2)

Steve Blank

From that day on, when I got asked about which corporate innovation program had the best process for idea selection, I started my list with Qualcomm. This is Ricardo’s “post mortem” account of the life and death of a corporate entrepreneurship program.

SXSW is Accepting Programming Submissions for 2017

SiliconHills

SXSW just last week announced it was now […] The post SXSW is Accepting Programming Submissions for 2017 appeared first on SiliconHills. Got a thought-provoking and creative idea for the tech and entertainment industries and want to share it with the world? Then you might consider submitting that idea for a solo talk or a panel discussion at South by Southwest Interactive, Film and Music for the 2017 conferences.

Marriott on The Future of Hotel Loyalty Programs

Inc Startups

Stephanie Linnartz is the Global Chief Commercial Officer & EVP at Marriott International, as well as a futurist with a powerful vision on the evolution of hotel loyalty programs

Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities

SiliconHills

Institutions in Austin and San Antonio are collaborating on a ground breaking new pilot program in Texas to test driverless vehicles. The Texas Automated Vehicle Proving Ground includes Southwest […] The post Texas Program to Test Driverless Vehicles in Austin, San Antonio and Other Cities appeared first on SiliconHills. The alliance of organizations helped land a U.S.

10 Most Popular Programming Languages Today

Inc Startups

A basic understanding of various programming languages can benefit anyone, even if you're not looking to become a master coder

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Bedrock programming

Chris Dixon

“Bedrock programming” is a phrase used to describe a style of programming that favors building code from the ground up versus reusing existing open-source or proprietary code. In my first programming job out of college our bosses told us to entirely rebuild our product. Lately, I’ve personally been programming with MongoDB and love it.

Google Gives Grants to Austin Public Library Foundation for Digital Inclusion Program

SiliconHills

This week, Google and Google Fiber awarded $145,000 to the foundation to support a new digital inclusion program. The benefits of having Google Fiber in Austin go far beyond higher broadband speeds. That can be seen in Google’s latest gift to the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup. The rest is just down and dirty algorithmic programming. If you don't believe me, take a look at some interesting data on what programming languages TIOBE Programming Community Index for June 2011 are in use and the current trends.

Just Work the Program

Duct Tape Marketing

Just Work the Program written by Guest Post read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing. Patience may be difficult in the midst of a marketing program, but if you lay out a plan and follow it consistently, you build customer confidence in your brand.

[Singapore][Event] Inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition Launches

YoungUpstarts

Events & Happenings competition mobile apps PlugFest programming competition public data Singapore

Upgrade your brain: Programming resources for coding newbies

The Next Web

Everybody in this country should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.”— Steve Jobs Anyone who’s paying attention these days has probably figured out that computer programming is fast becoming the new standard of literacy in our technology-driven economy.

Applications for Our 2013 Summer Fellowship Program Now Open

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed is excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Summer Fellowship Program. After joining Lightspeed in 2006 and realizing that we had the resources to support some idea-stage projects, I put together the Summer Program and opened it up to student led teams.

LaunchHouse Launches Startup Accelerator Program

YoungUpstarts

Shaker Heights, Ohio-based business incubator LaunchHouse is inviting ten technology startup teams from around the world to participate in a 12-week startup accelerator program. If you’re a technology-based startup with two or three co-founders, you can apply for the program here.

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Programming Your Culture

Ben's Blog

I do this for my culture. To let them know what a nigga look like when a nigga in a Roadster. Show them how to move in a room full of vultures. Industry is shady, it needs to be taken over. Label owners hate me, I’m raising the status quo up. I’m overcharging niggas for what they did to the Cold Crush. Jay-Z, Izzo (H.O.V.A.). Ask 10 founders about company culture and what it means and you’ll get 10 different answers.

Learning Programming has Never Been Easier

Startup Houston

Have you considered a captivating career in writing web pages, applications and other types of programming? Breaking into a tech career via programming has never been easier, thanks to a new type of school, the code academy. Are you tired of working the oil and gas rigs?