Future-Proof Your Career & Company: Galvanize Debuts Part-Time Software Engineering Professional Development Courses

Emilee Geist

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An early 2020 report found that 87% of employers were already experiencing a skills gap, or expected to within the next few years – particularly in the software engineering fields. Further, there is a notable absence of mentorship in the computer programming industry for those looking for ways to grow their careers. Thus, the average software developer must perform self-mentorship to become better craftspeople and to guide themselves through their own career advancement.

To meet these demands, Galvanize, a leader in developing talent and capabilities for individuals and corporations in technical fields such as software engineering and data science, is today introducing yet another solution: ten part-time, professional development Hack Reactor courses for experienced individuals looking to grow their careers.

While there are many educational opportunities for software developers in the market, including one-off courses and topic-specific

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Newlab Wins Design Company of the Year in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards; Newlab Ventures Applied XL and Spiro Devices Also Honored | News

Emilee Geist

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Newlab was honored in Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards for 2020 in the Design Company of the Year category. Two Newlab ventures, Spiro Devices, and Applied XL, have also been honored in the General Excellence, Social Good, and Health categories.

The awards, which can be found in the October/November 2020 issue of Fast Company, recognize people, teams, and companies solving problems through design. One of the most sought-after design awards in the industry, Innovation by Design, is the only competition to honor creative work at the intersection of design, business, and innovation.

Newlab is a singular community of experts and innovators applying transformative technology to solve the world’s biggest challenges. Its Membership and Studios bring together entrepreneurs, engineers, inventors, and industry leaders to create sustainable solutions and enterprises. Newlab employs technologies, including robotics, AI, and material science, to transform what

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who are the far-right group that backs Donald Trump?

Emilee Geist

<span>Photograph: Maranie R Staab/AFP/Getty Images</span>
Photograph: Maranie R Staab/AFP/Getty Images

Freshly brought to the world’s attention by Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn their associations with white supremacist ideology during Tuesday night’s US presidential debate, the US neo-fascist group the Proud Boys was created by the Canadian-British far-right activist and Vice magazine co-founder Gavin McInnes in 2016 in the lead-up to Trump’s election as president.

The group, which admits men only, was classified in 2018 by the FBI as an “extremist group”, while the US research and advocacy organization Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) lists it as a hate group. The Anti-Defamation League describes the group as misogynistic, Islamophobic, transphobic and anti-immigration.

It is based in America, mostly the western US, but has a presence in some other countries, notably Canada, the UK and Australia.

And while it has an outsize reputation based on the high-profile agitation events and street brawls its members are most infamous

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Walmart unveils store design with self-checkout kiosks, contactless options rolling out to Supercenters

Emilee Geist

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Goldman Sachs Predicts Over 40% Rally for These 3 Stocks

A new wave of optimism is splashing onto the Street. Investment firm Goldman Sachs just gave its three-month stock forecast a boost, lifting it from Neutral to Overweight, with it also projecting “high single-digital returns” for global stocks over the next year.What’s behind this updated approach? Goldman Sachs strategist Christian Mueller-Glissmann cites the impressive rebound in global earnings growth and reduced equity costs as the drivers of the estimate revision. On top of this, a “broader procyclical shift” in stocks and other assets could take place during the remainder of this year.“We have shifted more cyclical on sectors and themes tactically but still prefer growth vs. value on a strategic horizon… In the near-term, elevated uncertainty on U.S. elections and a better global growth outlook might benefit non-U.S. equities more, but in the medium term a large weight in

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The best deals you can already shop

Emilee Geist

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Let the countdown begin! After months of delay, Amazon has finally (finally!) announced the dates of its massive Prime Day 2020 savings event and we’re practically chomping at the bit to get in on all of the amazing discounts. While the sales bonanza won’t officially kick off until the middle of next month, you don’t have to wait to start saving.

Looking for hard-to-find essentials and deals? Sign up for our Resources by Reviewed newsletter and get recommendations right to your inbox.

In addition to all the great everyday deals we regularly see on the site, the mega-retailer has dropped several early deals exclusively for its Prime Members. What’s more, members who elect to support small businesses by shopping their stores through Amazon ahead of the big day will also earn

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Dutch Design Week 2020 forced to take “unbelievably painful” decision to cancel physical shows

Emilee Geist



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All physical events at next month’s Dutch Design Week have been cancelled due to a rise in coronavirus cases in the city.

Eindhoven’s mayor John Jorritsma announced the decision today, less than three weeks ahead of the biggest design event in the Dutch calendar.

Mayor “cannot decide otherwise”

“When I see the increasing numbers of infections in our city, with the images of the overflowing healthcare system in spring still vividly in mind, I cannot decide otherwise than to prioritise fighting the virus and preventing new infections,” Jorritsma said.

“Welcoming or facilitating large groups of people who visit DDW in the city, is not part of that.”

Dutch Design Week (DDW) usually attracts around 350,000 visitors to the city and bills itself as the largest design event in northern Europe.

This year’s festival was due to take place from 17 to 25

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23 gin gifts for the gin lovers in your life this Christmas

Emilee Geist

From Cosmopolitan

Gin gifts are the perfect way to show how well you know the gin lover in your life this Christmas – and whether it’s quirky ice trays, a print for their kitchen or even the biggest bottle of gin you can find, they’re bound to go down well on the big day.

Or, if you’re the gin lover who wants a gin present wrapped up under the Christmas tree this year? Casually drop a link to this gift guide in your best friend’s inbox, and look forward to doing some unwrapping in December.

Or, if gin is less their thing but you’re still in need of some Christmas present ideas this year, we’ve got gift suggestions for mums, the best beauty gift, or even tutorials for things you can make yourself. But let’s be honest – they’d probably just prefer a bottle of botanicals, wouldn’t they?

The good

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Pamplin Media Group – Housing advocate to address region’s shortage of homes

Emilee Geist

Pamplin Media co-sponsors the free public talk as part of Portland Housing Month on Wednesday, Oct. 7.


Nationally recognized affordable housing advocate Randy Shaw will highlight Portland Housing Month with a free online presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 7. He is best known for arguing that cities should encourage the construction of as much new housing as fast as possible to bring down skyrocketing rents and home prices.

“I’m going to talk about the need to build more housing and how to make the case for it,” said Shaw, an attorney, author and activist who lives in Berkeley, California.

Shaw also is the author of the 2018 book “Generation Priced Out: Who Will Live in the New Urban America?” It includes studies of progressive cities — including Portland — whose housing policies have nevertheless caused rents and home costs to increase to the point that most lower-income and minority residents no

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6 Ways To Support COVID-Weary Employees

Emilee Geist

by Dina Gerdeman

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rock the workplace with no end in sight, leaving business leaders to struggle with a wide variety of challenges, including keeping staff members happily engaged—and employed.

To make sense of the pandemic’s impact on workers—both on their day-to-day roles, as well as their mental well-being—a forthcoming article in American Psychologist examines current organizational psychology research to help business leaders manage COVID-related fallout in the workplace and develop solutions to ease the stress many employees are experiencing.

“We live in an incredibly interconnected global community. So disease threats such as COVID-19 need to be recognized as part of the current work-scape and systematically addressed,” says Harvard Business School Assistant Professor of Business Administration Ashley Whillans, who co-authored the article, “COVID-19

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Best Wifi Extender Reviews, Best Wifi Range Extenders 2020

Emilee Geist

Maine, ME ( TS Newswire ) — 30 Sep 2020

Best Wifi Range Extender Reviews 2020, Read all that you need to know about the best wifi extenders. The RangeXTD wifi extender and Super Boost Wifi Booster reviews. Get High-speed internet, any time, anywhere. RangeXTD turns your whole house into a Wi-Fi hotspot, so you can move from room to room or even to the backyard and stay connected the entire time.

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With the world slowly shifting towards the digital platform, being on top of your games also means that you have good internet connectivity. Especially when you are working or taking classes online a poor internet connection will not only affect your work but the frequent loss in connections will also hamper your productivity and disturb your concentration.

These days, people are not relying solely on

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