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ll  ·  1572 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski development progress update: internal api good, Arc bad, external api sooner.

I can absolutely relate on the small talent pool problem. I'm part of a startup located in a college town. The university is pretty good, and has some pretty good Computer Science/Computer Engineering classes, but most of the students are not going to be great employees from the start.

It seems there is a whole trend of universities trying to get their students to be great interviewees so that they can work for the Googles and Facebooks of today. The kids will know the theory of the fundamentals(complexity, general OOP design, information theory), but will lack any skill to work on real projects.

Whenever I interview a potential employee that's still a student I notice the trend of students not really being ready to work, but rather the students being ready to go through more training at a company. It's like the 4 years of university are barely enough to get them to write a hello world in Java or a merge sort in Python from memory and fake their way through pseudo code of a Red-Black Tree, and then some big name company will pick them up and finish their training while having them work on a fancy button or keyboard shortcut on a page.

ll  ·  1572 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski development progress update: internal api good, Arc bad, external api sooner.

I am really interested about service oriented architecture. It seems especially useful for my current project use case. Implementing an analytics API for the customer will be served via JSON to a mobile app and a client that pulls json from the website will be really clean.

It's crazy how you're doing so much yourself. What do you do at your pay-the-bills job? You seem to be an excellent developer.

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ll  ·  1617 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Newsletter #044

But I'm a weirdo...

ll  ·  1617 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: USA Woman's become World Cup Champions

Like that's going to stop a real American haha

ll  ·  1618 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Update: Follow links, RSS, and IRC

I couldn't agree more. Every time I have a quetsion or a suggestion, I know that mk is lurking in the corners of Hubski, ready to be extremely helpful.

EDIT: Still waiting for an API <3 Even a simple JSON one to get posts and comments would be great.

ll  ·  1618 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: USA Woman's become World Cup Champions

It's official. Football has been renamed to SOCCER forever!

ll  ·  1619 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Did you know? Some hubski tips for the newbies and remembrances for the old guard....

For #3 I was worried that it would read "Did you know that mk is a painter? He wanted to go to art school, but got rejected, and is a leader of a country now.

ll  ·  1621 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 2015 Reddit drama part Dooks: Default subreddits going private for some reason

Hey, just saw that you posted this, sorry that I posted after you without checking!

I think this will cause a decent amount of drama, if anything this will at least make some admins try to look for new jobs or ask for a change in management.

If they can't create all of the tools necessary for mods to, well, be mods, then the admins should at least make a blog post that explains what else they are working on, or get some developers that can listen to the community.