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Developer is the next blue collar job

  • I would define it a bit another way - it is job which requires low training (at least up front), so people who can not afford university go to this job, or people who get into complicated situation or lost their previous job, basically when you tight on the budget and you need money right now, and you need to start now or ASAP and you don't have time, or better say privilege, to spent 5 years in university.
  • There are, for sure, PaaS solutions, but sometimes it is not enough and companies hire tech-savvy people to manage all those things, which may not even appear as a programming in first place.
  • (By tools I mean programming languages, platforms, libraries, frameworks etc.) We need to start thinking about ergonomics upfront.

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Developer is the next blue collar job

  • I would define it a bit another way - it is job which requires low training (at least up front), so people who can not afford university go to this job, or people who get into complicated situation or lost their previous job, basically when you tight on the budget and you need money right now, and you need to start now or ASAP and you don't have time, or better say privilege, to spent 5 years in university.
  • There are, for sure, PaaS solutions, but sometimes it is not enough and companies hire tech-savvy people to manage all those things, which may not even appear as a programming in first place.
  • (By tools I mean programming languages, platforms, libraries, frameworks etc.) We need to start thinking about ergonomics upfront.

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Apple Watch Series 4 is the most accessible watch yet

  • To piggyback on Panzarino’s thesis that Apple Watch saves you time, from my perspective as a disabled person, Apple’s smartwatch makes receiving notifications and the like a more accessible experience.
  • Yet Series 4’s headlining features — the larger display, haptic-enabled Digital Crown and fall detection — all have enormous ramifications for accessibility.
  • It makes absolutely no sense to add a digital time complication to what’s effectively an analog watch face.
  • Because it’s a digital face, the time is right there for you, and the colorful complications set against the black background is a triumph of high contrast.
  • Given Apple’s push in recent years to integrate its so-called Taptic Engine technology — first introduced with the original Watch — across its product lines, it makes perfect sense that the Digital Crown gets it now.

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SnapEDA is hiring engineers to improve electronics design efficiency

  • Each year, half a million professional engineers use SnapEDA to build electronics faster.
  • With over 15,000 unique products made with SnapEDA each month, our design data is at the heart of drones, medical devices, satellites, consumer electronics, and so much more.
  • At SnapEDA, we're passionate about making great tools that enable engineers to build a better world by removing design and manufacturing barriers.
  • What makes SnapEDA special is the culture.
  • It’s a fast-paced environment where you have autonomy and flexibility.
  • There is always something new to learn and a lot of growth opportunity.
  • You are never out of work, but in a good way!
  • There is always something to learn and improve.

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Casper has a new line of dog beds — I got one for my new puppy, and he's in love with it

  • Casper, the online startup that makes one of our favorite to-order mattresses, plus sheets, and even pillows, wants to help your best friend get a good night's sleep.
  • In addition to human beds and nap-sized pillows, Casper has released a new dog bed, so that your furry companion can get as comfortable as you.
  • I recently got the small dog bed for my new puppy, Murray, and he's been absolutely in love with it.
  • Obviously dogs aren't quite as concerned with aesthetics as their human companions, but Casper worked to make the dog bed as sharp-looking as the rest of their furniture, like the new nightstand and the stylish platform bed.
  • Fortunately, the Casper Dog Bed is designed to be ultra-durable, and is even intended for dogs to dig a bit when they settle down.

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We're hiring for Director of Design and UX at The Muse

  • Join our team of smart, curious, respectful, friendly, fun, driven Musers who believe in making the world of work better.
  • Founded in 2011, we support over 75 million people looking to craft meaningful careers through TheMuse.com and our employer partners.
  • Our users come to TheMuse.com for original career advice from prominent experts, access to the best coaches, and a behind-the-scenes look at job opportunities.
  • We believe having a diverse team makes The Muse a more interesting and innovative place to work, and we strive every day to make The Muse a welcoming and inclusive place for all.
  • The Muse is the go-to destination for people to research everything they need to know about companies and careers.

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This futuristic hotel is going to be built at the base of a glacier in remote, northern Norway — and it looks like it's straight out of a sci-fi movie

  • Luxury will meet adventure in a remote Norwegian hotel set right at the edge of a glacier.
  • If the eye-catching design is not enough, consider its eco-friendly origins — and its broader location: Svart Hotel is set to be the world's first energy-positive hotel above the Arctic circle.
  • In fact, according to a press release from the hotel, the hotel, which is a collaboration between Arctic Adventure of Norway, architecture firm Snohøetta, and Powerhouse, will use 85% less energy than a traditional hotel in addition to producing its own energy.
  • The hotel will be in northern Norway, in the Meløy municipality at the foot of the Svartisen glacier.
  • Though the hotel isn't set to open until 2021, the zoning plan was approved by the municipality ofMeløy in October, and, judging by its sleek design, it's likely to quickly lodge itself onto lists of hotels everyone has to visit in their lifetimes.

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Why midterm candidates are ditching red, white, and blue campaign logos

  • Washington (CNN) - When Beto O'Rourke met with his designer to talk about what he wanted in a Senate campaign logo, he said he didn't want anything ordinary.
  • The same went for Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, said Ben Ostrower, founder and creative director of Wide Eye, the creative agency behind Abrams' and other Democratic candidates' design.
  • The most successful modern candidate to use non-traditional colors was Jimmy Carter, who used green in his winning 1976 presidential campaign.
  • Whether any color trends today show up in future campaigns may well depend on Election Day. If candidates who used non-traditional colors win, campaigns in two years or four might draw inspiration from their trend-setting design.

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Will anyone want Steve Jobs' old toilet? The town of Woodside is considering selling dozens of items from the Apple CEO's one-time home

  • The Town of Woodside Jobs bought the home in 1984 and lived there a decade before renting it out.
  • The Town of Woodside Most of the items appear to have already been part of the home at the time Jobs purchased it.
  • A better value may be the brass, 8-inch thermostat, which dates back to 1925 and is described as being in good condition, albeit "functionally obsolete." Its $5 marketable value is a small price to pay for an item that, for all anyone knows, may have inspired the inventor of the iPhone to explore and re-imagine basic elements of consumer product design.
  • The council might also decide to offer the "artifacts" to the owners of a nearby home, which is the "only remaining home in Woodside designed by George Washington Smith," the architect of the Jackling Estate.

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Google is using software to make the Pixel 3’s screen corners even rounder

  • Google is extending its design atheistic that favors subtle, rounded corners even further by manually adjusting the Pixel 3’s screen corners during start up, as first spotted by an eagle-eyed Reddit user earlier today.
  • Material Theme, an updated version of the company’s software design philosophy, is the driving force behind the Gmail and Chrome redesigns of late, and you’ll notice it most prevalently in the new Chrome tab design that eschews rough and pronounced corners for softer, rounded ones.
  • Google isn’t going so far as to turn the edges of the Pixel 3 display into Chrome tab replicas, but it is using a subtle software trick to “shrink” the radius of each corner of the display to produce more rounded corners.

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