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World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work

October 16, 2018 Bilal 0

World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work The World Development Report (WDR) 2019: The Changing Nature of Work studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the World Development Report 2019 finds that on balance this appears to be unfounded. Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. Firms adopt new ways of production, markets expand, and societies evolve. Overall, technology brings opportunity, paving the way to create new jobs, increase […]

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Is coding becoming obsolete? (Part II) – Hacker Noon

September 20, 2018 Bilal 0

Is coding becoming obsolete? (Part II) – Hacker Noon We already learned the No-Code Revolution is here to stay (read more about the No-Code Revolution in Part I of Is Coding Becoming Obsolete?). No-Code development is gradually growing, becoming increasingly advanced and attractive to enterprises, small businesses and entrepreneurial individuals. Every day, visual programing platforms enable non-geeks all over the world to build beautiful and functional web applications without writing a single line of code. At the same time, the No-Code revolution is creating new markets for businesses to explore. (Learn how our company, Zeroqode, was built and bootstrapped […]

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What Personality Tests Really Deliver

September 4, 2018 Bilal 0

What Personality Tests Really Deliver There are two kinds of people in the world: people who think there are two kinds of people in the world and people who don’t. Katharine Briggs and Isabel Myers were the first kind, and the test they invented based on that belief, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, or MBTI, is the most popular personality test in the world. More than two million people take it every year. It is used in twenty-six countries to assess employees, students, soldiers, and potential marriage partners. It is used by Fortune 500 companies and universities, in self-improvement seminars […]

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Data Organization in Spreadsheets

September 3, 2018 Bilal 0 ABSTRACT Spreadsheets are widely used software tools for data entry, storage, analysis, and visualization. Focusing on the data entry and storage aspects, this article offers practical recommendations for organizing spreadsheet data to reduce errors and ease later analyses. The basic principles are: be consistent, write dates like YYYY-MM-DD, do not leave any cells empty, put just one thing in a cell, organize the data as a single rectangle (with subjects as rows and variables as columns, and with a single header row), create a data dictionary, do not include calculations in the raw data files, do not use […]