Tag Archive: Quora

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    by Angie Chang

    A Bath For Your Business Brain

    I have found that podcasts that I listen to while running or exercising tend to affect and stick with me much more effectively than those that I listen to while working at a computer.

    By Courtney Powell (Founder & CEO, PublikDemand)

    A good friend once told me that running is like a “bath for your business brain”. It’s absolutely true.

    My co-founders and I took up running as a team about four months ago as a way to relieve stress, keep focused and counterbalance our startup diet.

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    by Angie Chang

    Where UX Meets Code: Get Started On Web & Mobile Development

    The front-end web and mobile development is where UX meets code.

    By Frances Advincula (Software Engineer, Accenture)

    When I was young, I wanted to be a fashion designer. But then I grew up and realized I actually have to be able to eat food and pay rent, so I became a software engineer instead.

    Fast forward a few years. I’m not really sure what happened, but it seems like all of a sudden, I became super interested in the intersection of user experience and programming.

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    by Angie Chang

    Makers, First And Foremost

    At Hack’n Jill, our hackathon attendees are concentrating on building amazing products and services.

    By Eugenia Koo (Co-Founder, Hack’n Jill)

    Recently Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave some serious kudos to software engineer Nora Mullaney on Quora for Mullaney’s response to the question, “What advice would seasoned women in tech give to younger girls deciding to make a tech career for themselves?”

    The total response thread is delightfully lengthy

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    by Angie Chang

    Sheryl Sandberg Explains Why Younger Women Should Pursue Tech Careers

    Facebook leaders Sheryl Sandberg and Jocelyn Goldfein share advice.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    The most influential woman in tech right now, Sheryl Sandberg, outlined some clues for younger women searching for a career or job in today’s economy.

    In a post to Quora last week, she gave three pieces of advice for younger women and made an appeal for women

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    by Angie Chang

    Do’s & Don’ts For Raising Money As A First Time Founder

    Get a mentor! Actually, get a couple. One who is light years ahead of you and one who is not quite as far along to help you take things one day at a time.

    By Courtney Powell (Founder & CEO, PublikDemand)

    One day I hope to describe in greater detail my lessons from fundraising for PublikDemand. It has been an extraordinary experience.

    Have more do’s and don’ts? Tell me at [email protected] or @CourtneyPowell.

    In the meantime…

    On AngelList:

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    by Angie Chang

    On Building Measurable Design Into Your Startup (Lessons From Warm Gun, 500 Startups, Etsy, Instagram, Mint, The Designer Fund)

    By Tracy Osborn (Founder & Designer, WeddingLovely)

    Warm Gun, the design conference run by 500 Startups, was held last Friday in San Francisco. Dedicated to measurable design, Warm Gun advocates design that isn’t just pretty visuals. Instead, design should influence the user and convert visitors into loyal fans and paying customers.

    With over 20 speakers on two tracks, topics ranged from hiring designers, design tactics for your startup, measuring design using metrics, and the illusive unicorn — the multi-talented designer founder.