[BAWD #37] On Nanodegree Scholarships and IoT Demos

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Good Tidings 🔊

  1. Udacity is collaborating with Access Bank to empower people in Africa who are interested in learning tech-forward skills to kick-start careers in the banking industry in 2021 with scholarships to one of five Udacity Nanodegree programs: Business Analytics, Intro to Programming, Programming for Data Science with Python, Product Management or Digital Marketing. Learn more and apply today here!

  2. Are you ready for physical events? Well, here’s a comprehensive resource to help you come back either as an attendee or event organizer.

  3. We’re still seeking a talented DX engineer to expand our Developer Relations department at Commerce Layer. It’s a 100% remote opportunity, and you can apply here.

  4. Here are some new tools from Microsoft Research that help developers write bug-free code faster.

  5. You should check out Joe's Jobs to find the best jobs across startups and companies around product, engineering, OSS, and more.

  6. Wondering what headless commerce is or how to super-charge your business with it? Then, you should check out this episode of the Effective Product Development series, where we discussed extensively on this.

  7. Here’s a public repository with examples of end-to-end IoT use cases and their respective architectures.

  8. HNG Internship is a long-running, large-scale virtual internship for people learning to code and design. Learn more and enroll here.

  9. Are you interested in learning more about cloud engineering? Then, check out these live streams to learn core Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud concepts.

  10. Here’s a comprehensive and useful resource guide on CI/CD from GitHub.

  11. I’ve been off Twitter for some weeks now. If you’ve been trying or need to reach me, don't hesitate to get in touch with me via LinkedIn or send an email.


Dev Term of the day 💾

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Book Recommendations

  1. Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert.

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  4. Introduction to Machine Learning with Python by Andreas C. Müller and Sarah Guido.


Featured Tweets 😍

Sadly, I’ve been off Twitter, for now, so I don’t have tweets to share. However, I’ll share some of my favorite videos from YouTube this week. Trust me; you might like them :)


Quote of the day 💙

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