Book Reports · Entrepreneurship

Casual Company Building: Review of Derek Sivers’ “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur”

Today’s post concern’s itself with Derek Siver’s book “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur.” I recently finished this short read via an audiobook on Audible, which is pleasantly read by Derek himself. Overall one gets the feeling that the building of his business was a casual, almost accidental affair that… Continue reading Casual Company Building: Review of Derek Sivers’ “Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur”

Professional Development · Technology

JavaScript’s Async/Await

Introduced in JavaScript standard ES8, async/await offers a new way to handle asynchronous function calls and depreciates callbacks, leading to more readable code. The below example demonstrates how async/await may be used with the ES6 Promise and Promise.all. Let’s say you have three actions you want to perform Of course you won’t actually know when… Continue reading JavaScript’s Async/Await

Technology

Machine Learning: A Simple Example

Are we on the brink of the next technological revolution with machine learning/artificial intelligence? I don’t know, but there have surely been some amazing advancements lately. Why not get in on the fun? In this simple example we’ll train a neural network to pick light text or dark text against a user-chosen background color using… Continue reading Machine Learning: A Simple Example