10 Necessary Skills Every College Graduate Needs

Over 5 million graduates are passing out every year. Of them, over 2 million are technical graduates, yet there is a huge gap between the total number of graduates and the ones hired. The churn rate is higher than ever. What is possibly going wrong here? Is it just the company and few macroeconomic factors …

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Learning How To Love Learning

This magical machine called The Brain was installed into our body for an evolutionary purpose called ‘Learning’. Curiosity, willingness to ask questions, seeking information and knowledge, these are the brain sparks that keep a human mind going. But what happens when your brain absolutely denies having the food it is meant to? What if you …

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The ABCs Of Mentoring – Why Be One?

Vishnu Prasad, who works closely with Venturesity to provide mentorship to budding professionals, took to his passion quite early. Even during his days in engineering college, Prasad spent his free hours mentoring fellow students. And when he joined the workforce, he saw a greater need for mentorship in the tech community. Through his initial years …

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Join us, learn with us, hack with us. #Beindemand.

Online education has been a buzz word for a while now. And the list of online education sites goes on and on … Coursera, Udacity, Udemy etc. Also, the advantages and disadvantages of online education are fairly well known. But I think that you will agree, the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. And now, online …

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Learning Resources For Big Data: Part 1

This is first in a series of blog posts related to some basic learning materials centered around Big Data. This first post focuses on the basic mathematical tools that everyone should know if they want to work in this domain. Big Data. It’s all the rage now. And for good reason too. It is estimated …

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Who says hackathons are only for the very young??

If you were to ask a person off the street what an average hackathon attendee would look like, the answer would almost invariably be that the participant would be a scruffy looking sleep deprived dude in his early twenties.  But this stereotype would be rudely shattered in the Oracle haC++ that we held in Bangalore …

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Can Johnny program?

According to William Shakespeare, “Some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”   This sentiment cannot be easily be translated into the programming paradigm: unfortunately, it appears that some people just “get it”; in other words, they are just born to program. Jeff Atwood, in his blog, Separating Programming …

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15 programming languages to learn in 2015

At the end of each year, it is a tradition for many millions if not billions of people to make a list of things that they resolve to do better in the coming year. In a similar spirit, we are going to list out 15 programming languages that we believe everybody must know in 2015 …

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