Get Your Kids to Start Coding

Coding is cool. Getting your kids to code is even cooler and will help them long term in our technology driven world.

Out of the blue my eight year old son asked me if he could start building his own web site and learn to code. I realized this is going to be a big trend because kids want to create things. This is also being fueled more by programs like code.org.

After doing the typical search I started to realize that this is still a evolving market with no real leader in the space. I started to ask for some recommendations today and received some responses that people were looking also.

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Once You Click Send the Internet Owns Your Data

With graduation happening for many people right now I often wonder what they have learned in High School and College. We often see the daily emails forwarded on or the twitter/Facebook feeds that get sent to us because of the funny or embarrassing nature. These usually are from people who don’t fully understand the power of the internet and what it can do to their lives.

Today I was alerted to another internet sensation here where you often wonder if this was “real” or not. Either way this person will become an internet sensation and for the rest of their life will have this documented in their digital resume as right now the internet keeps pretty much everything!

So you would think that eventually the Internet would stop saving these little precious nuggets of content but what really happens is that with the onset of data expansion happening at 10x the rate predicted companies are now just adjusting to the fact that growth happens and we should allocate for keeping things. At the company I work for we have been on an amazing growth pattern where every year we have more than doubled our storage capacity to handle all the data being ran on our platform. This really seems impossible to keep up with but at this time we don’t see it slowing down anytime soon.

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