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Ask a Data Engineer: Warby Parker Edition 👓

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Codecademy’s very own Nick Duckwiler (left) and Ryan Tuck from Warby Parker (right) in our office. (📷: Mitch Boyer) Last month, Codecademy and Warby Parker came together to work on a special Learn SQL from Scratch Capstone Project. It was during this time when I met Ryan Tuck, a Data Engineer at Warby, who played…

How Much Should Speech Be Moderated on Social Media?

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On Monday, the entrepreneur Elon Musk struck a deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion. The Times reports:The billionaire, who has more than 83 million followers on Twitter and has romped across the service hurling gibes and memes, has repeatedly said he wants to “transform” the platform by promoting more free speech and giving users…
How Sam used his passion for music and love of numbers to become the first person to turn Spotify’s podcast APIs into data visualizations

How Sam used his passion for music and love of numbers...

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Meet Sam, a new dad who taught high school math in Hawaii before the birth of his first son. Sam decided to move into the in-demand field of data science by enrolling in the IBM Data Science Professional Certificate on Coursera. In the program, he not only gained job-ready skills, but he also discovered ways…

Robin Hills: “Publishing with Alison has meant being able to spread...

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Robin Hills is an emotional intelligence coach, trainer and facilitator working with a variety of organisations from small start-up companies to large global multinationals. Robin is Director of EI4Change – Emotional Intelligence 4 Change – with expertise in emotional intelligence, positive psychology and neuroscience. Robin tells us about his background, working with Alison and the…
See how marketing professional and aspiring entrepreneur Hillary is taking the next step in her career and business

See how marketing professional and aspiring entrepreneur Hillary is taking the...

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Meet Hillary, a marketing freelancer and aspiring entrepreneur who’s learning from the Philippines. She started learning on Coursera at the beginning of the pandemic last year with the goal to gain news skills and boost her resume while in quarantine. Now she not only feels more confident in her marketing skills, she’s also getting ready…

What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 23, 2022

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1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions:2. Next, join the conversation by clicking on the comment button and posting in the box that opens on the right. (Students 13 and older are invited to comment, although teachers of younger students are welcome to post…

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China Needs Freedom of Information

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Update, June 6: We are reluctantly removing this essay from our list of winners. Our rules state that each writer must cite at least one New York Times source and at least one non-Times source. We regret that we discovered post-publication that this essay cites only Times sources, and we therefore have to disqualify it.…

Valentine’s Day Maze Free Printable

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This year’s class Valentine card idea is a-MAZE-ingly fun and candy free! The free printable includes four Valentines per sheet. We recommend printing them on colored 8.5×11 cardstock. You can attach mini pencils or crayons or send as is! We ordered the turquoise mini pencils with one-day shipping here. For Personal Use Only. Free – Checkout Checkout…

International Women’s Day 2017 – 5 women who inspire us to...

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In honour of International Women’s Day 2017, in this post we share five women who inspire us to keep learning, and keep helping others to learn. 1. Katherine Johnson The Apollo 11 flight to the moon wouldn’t have got very far without Katherine Johnson, an African-American physicist and mathematician who worked at NASA in the…

Alison’s Coronavirus Course Translators: Hazhan Nuri

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To help the world combat the Covid-19 pandemic, Alison launched the course Coronavirus – What you need to know. In order to make sure that no one was excluded from accessing possibly life-saving information, Alison committed to translating the course into as many languages as possible. To achieve this ambitious goal, Alison reached out to its community of…

What is the impact of trauma on mental health?

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Trauma is something that affects many people in the world today. The National Council estimates that up to 70% of American adults have experienced a traumatic event in their lives, while Mind estimates that 4.4% of people in England suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, trauma is back in the…

Students: Suggest Your Ideas for Our Writing Prompts

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Every day during the school year, The Learning Network publishes writing prompts inspired by New York Times content from across sections. In our Student Opinion and Picture Prompts forums, we ask teenagers what they think about what’s going on in the world, but also about their own personal experiences, beliefs and dreams.Now, we want to…

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Helping governments respond to the unemployment crisis caused by the coronavirus

Helping governments respond to the unemployment crisis caused by the coronavirus

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By Leah Belsky, Chief Enterprise Officer and Kevin Mills, Head of Government Partnerships As businesses across sectors lay off workers due to an abrupt economic slowdown, the world faces the biggest unemployment crisis in the modern era. The pandemic has affected the livelihoods of 2.7 billion workers globally. In the U.S. alone, jobless claims have…

Do Marriage Proposals Still Have a Place in Today’s Society?

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Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 1, 2021.Think about couples you know who are married. Do you know the stories of how any of them got engaged? If so, what are those stories? Have you read any books or seen shows or movies in…

GUEST POST: A Guide to Mnemonic Learning Techniques and its Awareness...

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These are the types of mnemonic learning techniques that are in practice to grasp and recall the to-be-read target information. Now, with research analysis, let's quickly look at how the 3 commonly used mnemonic learning techniques have fared off their role in enhancing students' memory.Keyword mnemonicThe study conducted for the high school students at a career…

Should Facial Recognition Technology Be Banned?

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Facial recognition is a technology that uses statistical measurements of people’s facial features to digitally identify them in photos, videos or real-time. Have you ever used any kind of facial recognition technology — say, to verify your identity at the airport, unlock your smartphone, sort and tag photos online, or anything else? What are your…

What’s Going On in This Picture? | April 26, 2021

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Students in U.S. high schools can get free digital access to The New York Times until Sept. 1, 2021.1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions:2. Next, join the conversation by clicking on the comment button and posting in the box that opens on the…

Comment on 10 Ways to Make Your Blogger Blog Load Faster...

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You only have a few seconds to make an awesome first impression with your blog. You might have a gorgeous blog design and out-of-this-world content, but if your site takes FOREVER to load, people are going to be looking for the “back” (aka: “get me outta here”) button before they even have the chance to…
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