Notes from the View Source 2019 conference: shaping the future of the web needs respect, collaboration, diversity and standardisation. Long live browser wars!
Bias against recruiting older people for work is a form of brain drain at the pinnacle of wisdom. In the context of an ageing workforce, it affects everyone’s future chances to find work. If we fail to design for older workers as the norm, we fail everybody’s future potential.
When you enroll on Udacity’s Nanodegree programme, you are not paying for the core content, but the support system they have built around it.
Expect to be thrown out of your comfort zone! When learning new skills, do you see difficulties as short-term problems you’ll solve tomorrow, or dead-ends that halt further progress? Pre-empting how to get over the inevitable humps, ahead of the learning curve, could help our future selves to stay the course.
Udacity’s Nanodegree programme developed with tech giants like Google and Facebook reflect the skills they currently need. But don’t automatically assume it’s all about the hard stuff.
What can biology tell us about two paintings by Van Gogh, and how do these fit with what art history says?