Learn to Code...How? Where?
Jesse Feiler Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:02

Jesse and Joe talk about learning to code on The Roundtable, Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 11:30 am.

Hour of Code
Jesse Feiler Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:55
Skills Not Degrees: NY Times
Jesse Feiler Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:52

Steve Lohr, June 28, 2017 NY Times: Read Here

Coding Boot Camps — Can You Learn to Code in 3 Months?
Jesse Feiler Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:50

NY Times August 24, 2017, Steve Lohr. Read here.

WAMC Roundtable Tuesday August 22, 20167 11:30 AM

It seems as if everyone uses spreadsheets. Most people don't think about them too much, but there are ways to improve your spreadsheet use.

Joe and Jesse talk about spreadsheets on The Roundtable what you probably know (that's right), what you probably know (that's irrelevant), and what you probably know (that's wrong).

Here's a link to three sets of best practice modeling standards  http://www.ssrb.org/standards

Download a comparison of several sets of standards here: Standards Comparison

It's probably more than you want to know so we'll boil it down to a few simple practices.

Roundtable Tuesday July 18, 2017 11:30 AM

We'll talk about the flip-side of data retention and archiving: getting rid of what you don't need to keep. We may also talk about how your communication and messaging apps may be saving lots and lots of data. 

On the topic of security, this article from The Atlantic raises some good points. It starts from Henry Stimson's famous line: "Gentlemen do not read each others' mail."