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Ruby on Rails is picking up speed in 2016. When Ruby on Rails, a web application framework written in the Ruby programming language, was first released as open source back in July 2004, it stumbled to rise in the rankings as one of the top programming languages. But in 2006, Apple announced that it would be shipping Ruby on Rails with their Mac OS X v10.5 “Leopard”...

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The year is 1994. Jeff Bezos, the youngest-ever vice president at Wall Street Investment Banker D.E. Shaw & Co, takes a chance, makes a career change, travels 2,800 miles from NYC to Seattle and puts everything on the line to turn a passion for e-commerce retailing into a reality. The rest… is Amazon.com. How do people like Jeff Bezos find their passion and drive? How can someone...

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Do you have a story inside you just waiting to come out? Do you have expertise in a subject that needs to be exposed to the world via a blog or a how-to book? Is your imagination on par with J. K. Rowling but you lack the tools to get your ideas onto paper? In addition to the knowledge, creativity and inspiration for your writing,...

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It’s always a good time to work on your math skills. Developing the technical side of your brain through practice problem solving will help you in so many situations throughout your life, including taking college entrance exams, applying for jobs, getting a mortgage on a home or even doing your taxes. Working through math problems, playing math games and using math worksheets develops your critical...

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Analytics skills say a lot about a person. In particular, they say a lot of things that are very attractive to an employer no matter what job position you hold. When you demonstrate an ability to analyze data and make informed recommendations, you quickly become an indispensable part of the team. You become the go-to person for helping making sense of the mountains of customer...

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There’s no doubt about it, technology has changed the way we communicate and receive information. And because of this change, businesses have had to adapt how they communicate and build relationships with their customers. Consumers are in information overload and now look to the Internet, email or mobile phones to receive information about their favorite brands and companies. As a result, over the past few...

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