After a rails course-related break during this week, it’s back to action with another edition of Recommended Reading:
- The birth of a new publication on Politico Europe, by John F. Harris and Matthew Kaminski: Politico launched in Europe, with coverage focused on the European issues developing in Brussels. Will it be any more relevant here than the Huffington Post? Probably, but that’s not exactly setting a high bar, especially for Germany, where these days it sometimes seems like I know more people proud of writing for HuffPost, than people reading it overall.
Read. Read. Learn.
- Nina4Airbnb.com Resume, by Nina Mufleh: At this point, her creative job application seems to not have secured her the dream job at Airbnb yet. However, the resume got coverage first on Business Insider and then a number of other publications, so I would assume it helped get her to a couple interesting opportunities. In any case, got luck with the job search, Nina!
- Twitter’s multi-billion dollar mistake happened five years ago, by Matthew Ingram: The former GigaOm and current Fortune writer points out some of the things that seem to have gone wrong at Twitter over the last couple years – and possibly caused the stock price to drop quite dramatically (by around 25%) this last week.
Bonus – Recommended Reading to Learn
- 40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In Layman’s Terms by Carl Cheo: Not a news article, but fitting to my last week of learning Ruby, a post that adds a bit of background, with explanations of some important computer science concepts.
- Klingon for English speakers: Klingon is coming to Duolingo! I’m quite excited about that. You should sign up too, so that hopefully it happens before January, 2016! 😉
Bonus – Recommend Viewing
- Encryption Technology and Potential U.S. Policy Responses: Some more politics, some more computer science. If you think that US policymakers are “hopeless” on making policy on privacy, surveillance and encryption, “recovering computer science major” Ted Lieu is your ray of hope. If you prefer to read, here is a summary on BoingBoing.
If you think these links were nice, or really boring, or you want to point me to some good articles for future editions of “Recommended Reading”, let me know on Twitter!