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Tech Talk: Brian O'Neal

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Brian O'Neal works for Atmosera, a certified Microsoft Cloud Services Provider and Cloud OS Network provider delivering managed Microsoft Azure and Azure Pack/Stack (private Microsoft Cloud Platform) to companies and Software as a Service (SaaS) providers globally. In another great Tech Academy talk, Brian speaks about what prospective employers are looking for in technical hiring. Enjoy!


17 Sep 2018
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Should I Answer That?: Tech Talk with Aaron Frichtl

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In a second part to Aaron's "The Art of Questioning" Tech Talk, this talk is focused on deflecting specific interview questions and figuring out ways to answer them in a positive manner. Aaron Frichtl is our outstanding Job Placement Director at The Tech Academy.


24 Sep 2018
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Tech Talk: Julio Barros

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There is a lot of excitement and hype around Machine Learning and A.I., but there are few people who have a good understanding of what the different terms and approaches mean. This presentation will give you an overview of machine learning, explain how it differs from regular programming and traditional statistics, and provides suggestions for where it's appropriate. Our speaker also shares where to go if AI and machine learning pique your interest! The Speaker: Julio Barros is a machine learning consultant in Portland, Oregon and has been developing software for over 20 years. He loves all things data, AI/ML, technology, teaching and mentoring. Julio holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science from GMU and UVA respectively, is active in the community and runs the PDX Clojure, Deep Learning and Probabilistic Programming meetups.


02 Oct 2018
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The Complete Guide to The Tech Academy's Four New Bootcamp Tracks

Posted By: Lindsey Young, on SwitchUp.org

The Tech Academy has launched four new bootcamp tracks, each with a different focus of study. These four new bootcamps include: the C# and .NET Framework Bootcamp, the Python Developer Bootcamp, the Front-End Web Developer Bootcamp, and their premiere program, the Software Developer Bootcamp. These four new bootcamps were created to satisfy industry demand for candidates with various skill sets and demand from students to have more control and flexibility over their training. The Tech Academy’s new bootcamp tracks vary in program length, cost, and course study. So prospective students can now figure out which option is best for them, taking into account time-commitment, a narrow or broad field of study, and cost. Learn more about The Tech Academy's new course options with The Complete Guide to The Tech Academy's Four New Bootcamp Tracks on the SwitchUp blog! If you're interested in learning more or enrolling in one of our new bootcamps contact us today, and take advantage of our 40% discount on tuition!


03 Oct 2018
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Life of a Developer: Tech Talk with Cesar Jimenez

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Check out Friday's Tech Talk with Cesar Jimenez as he discusses the "Life of a Developer" with our students and guests! Cesar is constantly striving to share and exchange knowledge with the incredibly talented developers he is surrounded by. At the end of the day, he understands that it’s all about — people helping people. In his talk, Cesar focuses on the life of a developer, gives tips to help prepare you for entering the workforce, and outlining what to expect on the job.


08 Oct 2018
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