Archive for July, 2016

Networking for Diversity in Tech

Current Diversity in Tech One of the biggest problems facing the global technology sector is a lack of diversity; the ratio of male and female employees in major tech companies like Google, Facebook and Apple is 7:3. The percentage of black employees is even more disheartening; at YouTube and Twitter this is only 2% of the total workforce. The trend is common within Silicon Valley; the majority of employees are either white or Asian males. For the complete breakdown, please see the.

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Github and the Octocat

“Welcome home, developers – GitHub fosters a fast, flexible, and collaborative development process that lets you work on your own or with others.” Github is a tool that allows developers to work together cohesively on projects, and roll back to previous versions should they ever need to. Any web development agency, or software development team, should have either Github or a comparable system in place. At Purr, we use Github and sometimes mention it to clients, who quite understandably, don’t have the faintest idea what it is – that.

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People Say Flash Is Dead, But That Donkey Keeps Getting Flogged!

Originally SuperSplash Animator, prior to being bought out and rebranded by Macromedia, Flash 1 launched in 1996. Seventeen versions and twenty years later, it clings on as Adobe Animate CC – a multimedia software platform for the production of animations, browser games, internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications and games. Flash Made It This Far, Why Do People Think It’s At Death’s Door? Over the years, Adobe’s continued development of the software (after their acquisition of Macromedia in 2005) saw it transition.

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What’s Happening Online?

Lots of interesting online activity lately, so rather than diving head first into one, this week we dip our toes into several pools to get the latest and greatest news. Work Place Social Media Policies Research in the workplace has showed that 51% of people surveyed say they have a policy in effect at their company, with 31% of the total companies having regulations about how employees must present themselves on these sites. Strangely 77% of employees effected by this weren’t put off by this in.

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