Tag: college

Computing Without the B.S. – CF050

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim discuss the computing industry without the bachelor’s degree (B.S.). We discuss the recently increasing trend of major tech companies doing away with degree requirements for top software engineering positions. We evaluate the pros and cons of university value propositions, co-ops/work studies, internships, and apprenticeships and discuss which… Continue reading

College Tech and the Gadgets it Takes to Make it Thru the School Year – HGG195

Christian Johnson (https://twitter.com/TheWizBM) and Ashton Webster join Jim (https://twitter.com/jcollison) for show #195 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of http://thegeeksnetwork.com/ community.  We spend some time catch up with Christian and Ashton and discuss what is going on over at Cyber Frontier and https://cyberfrontierlabs.com/.  We also ask how are… Continue reading

Tech Education: An Interview with Rich O’Neil from the University of Southern Maine – HT111

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Rich O’Neil (@dvn7) for Show 111!  Rich joins us to talk about his experience with going back to school at the University of Southern Maine for some technology education. After the show, Jim covered some more details about his trip to Germany and we finished the show with… Continue reading

Mar-4 Weekly Market Commentary from Guide Rock Capital – FT019

It was a bumpy week for stock markets. Early on, markets in many countries were negatively affected by the outcome of Italian elections. Italy’s anti-establishment Five-Star Movement, led by comedian Beppe Grillo, won about one-fourth of the votes in both the country’s upper and lower houses. Markets lost value as investors anticipated political gridlock could… Continue reading