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http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/Triplebyte_Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Humans are the most complicated thing out there – judging human skill is extremely hard, there’s all kinds of ways that people can be good.” Triplebyte is a technical hiring platform that vets engineers using a comprehensive evaluation platform and connects them to companies that are interesting in hiring them. Triplebyte was part of the Y Combinator summer class of 2015. Ammon Bartram
“The cloud as an environment – I had thought it was a purely utilitarian kind of thing. What I realized is that it’s a fascinating centralized repository of computation.”
Wolfram Research makes computing software powered by the Wolfram language, a knowledge-based programming language that draws from symbolic and functional programming paradigms.
“[As adults] we get overly serious, and a lot of the fun goes out of learning, so I think what we’re trying to do is make Treehouse delightful.”
“If I was trying to learn coding on my own, to the level that App Academy was able to teach me, it definitely would have taken me significantly longer.”
Mimir is a platform that helps schools scale up their computer science program. It provides automated code grading, plagiarism checking, code quality analysis and additional course management tools.
ChickTech is a nonprofit focused on getting and keeping women in tech. ChickTech: High School builds girls’ confidence, teaches them vital skills, and introduces them to a wide range of technological interests, from robotics to game design to programming.
Janice Levenhagen is the Founder and Executive Director of ChickTech.