In 1991, Finnish computer student Linus Torvalds began working on a project that would later become the Linux operating system. Two decades later, Linux has become a major force in the computing and business worlds. 48% of businesses, in fact, ...―
As I discussed last week, finding a job in this market with no degree can seem like an impossible task. Most fields require a college education even to get that first interview. Some jobs, however, don’t need a degree. Last week, I showed you ...―
Today’s job market is the most competitive in decades. For job hunters that never attended or finished college, it can often seem that many job options are closed only because of that lack of a degree. But don’t fret! There’s definitely ...―
Long sweeping vistas. A cut to a tracking shot of a man running from gunshots. A tight shot of the man’s face as he peeks around a corner at his assailants. Another shot of the gunmen running by the man’s hiding place followed by one more ...―
Do you love animals? ∙ Maybe you had a dog growing up, big and soft and full of affection. Maybe you have a cat right now, small and sweet and loving attention, or a rabbit or a bird or even something more exotic. Human beings often have ...―
by Andrew Ehlers ∙ Shores of unsullied white sand that stretch out for miles, washed by white-ribbed waves that leap and break and rush up foamy. Airplanes, small, overrun by the high-driven buzz of a propeller, and large, drowned in the ...―
Web and interface design might be the most fascinating (and commercially important) design field out there. Every day, you probably go out and look at a huge number of websites. Which ones do you go to and stay at? Which ones do you return to? ...―
by Andrew Ehlers ∙ Stand up, walk to the bathroom, and take a look in that big mirror over the sink. Yeah, the one you look at just a little vainly whenever you’re in here. Now smile, and look carefully. Look at your teeth, those clean...―
By Andrew Ehlers ∙ There’s a certain sense of satisfaction that comes from eating a meal you’ve cooked yourself. Yeah, maybe the steak’s a little blacker than it should be. Maybe you used salt where you should have used sugar and dropped ...―
By Andrew Ehlers ∙ Fifteen years ago, China was a place best known by Americans for Tiananmen Square and the tank man and Maoists and red flags and Communism and maybe the Great Wall. In business, China was an afterthought. The Chinese ...―
By Andrew Ehlers ∙ People sometimes tell me that things are getting worse all the time. The smog clouds are smothering. Children are developing asthma and can’t breathe and their parents blame the cars; the elderly sit with oxygen masks ...―
Previously, we examined the disparity in price between degree programs and certificates from schools from across the nation. This week, we will look at specific price disparities between Java programming courses. ∙ Java is a programming...―
I was way too excited about being a mother- for the first time. I was told many beautiful ...
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...