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19 Types of Developers Explained

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Reading Time: 6 minutesThe software development landscape changes constantly. New areas of specialization, technologies, and methodologies pop into existence every few months, forged by the relentless innovation of the software industry. With it, terms to describe specialized types of developers become part of the unofficial industry lingo and show up in job ads and…
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How Google Leadership Failed Women in Tech

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Reading Time: 4 minutesGoogle loves a good pedigree. James Damore, the developer at the center of the huge anti-diversity manifesto controversy that got him fired from Google, is an educated person with a solid academic pedigree. According to his LinkedIn profile, he holds a BS in Molecular Biology, Physics and Chemistry from the…
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15 Best Ways to Achieve Flow

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Reading Time: 7 minutesThat amazing feeling. Imagine that you are immersed in a task, completely absorbed by the process of executing it. Your mind is one with what you are doing. Complexities of the task are clear and all aspects seem connected in well-understood ways. Your body appears to be floating and only…
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Anti-Diversity, Google, and Lack of Good Judgment

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Reading Time: 7 minutes[This post was featured on the Huffington Post] Many people who are successful show lack of good sense or judgment. There are many examples. A recent one is Travis Kalanick, the ex-CEO of Uber. His list of actions showing a lack of good judgment is impressive. You can find a…
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The Fallacy of Extreme Tech Interviews

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Reading Time: 6 minutesLife of a software engineer. It must have been more than 15 years ago. I was working as a developer for a company in Seattle. I spent my days writing code, designing technical solutions, leading projects, and interviewing job applicants for engineering positions. I loved my job. The interviewing part…
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The Human Dimension of Software Engineering

The software industry and the tech world are a wild ride, and the people side of any career in tech is as important as the raw technical skills. CoderHood is a Blog dedicated to the human dimension of software engineering.

The author, Lorenzo Pasqualis, is a software engineer with 30+ years of software development and leadership experience. The goal of this blog is to help and support all levels of software developers, software architects, engineering leaders, and engineering managers.

Lorenzo is an advocate for  Women in Tech and a believer that diversity in tech is not only good for humanity, but it is also good for business.