Here’s a video of my talk at the Vantalks 2017 event held in Vancouver, Washington on May 24, 2017. About Bruce Elgort You’ll find this technology professor – an award-winning instructor at Clark College – working hard to inspire and challenge his students with meaningful web development and programming experiences. With a skinny vanilla latteContinue reading “VanTalks – How We Work: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the 21st Century”
This conversation took place late last night on Slack: Student: Bruce I see you the Sublime Text editor. Bruce: I have tried many of them out and prefer Sublime. Student: I want to be a professional web developer one day. I also have some questions about the assignment that’s due tomorrow. Bruce: A professional webContinue reading “Yeah, this…”
Many thanks to Tommy Henriksen and Glen Sobel of the Alice Cooper band for letting me sit behind Glen’s drums at the Tacoma, Washington show. More on Tommy and the show coming soon.
I’m thankful for the experiences throughout my careers at UL, SHARP, OpenNTF, Elguji and Clark College that exposed me to international business, world culture, diversity, and humanity. A day doesn’t go by when I am not working or talking with people from all over the world. Thank you to all of you who were partContinue reading “Bruce’s Life Experiences No. 3394”
Continuing on from my list of “College Student Worst Practices” post: Worst Practice No. 4: Waiting until the day an assignment is due to ask the instructor for assistance. As soon as an assignment is announced or made available, read through it in its entirety at least once and maybe twice. Don’t simply do theContinue reading “More College Student Worst Practices”
Worst Practice No. 1: From an email sent to students: “If you have read this far and want 3 extra credit points, send a message to me by Tuesday at noon.” 5 days later and only 2 people replied. If your teacher/instructor ever offers you extra credit points for reading a weekly announcement email, respondContinue reading “College Student Worst Practices – The First Three”
A year ago I re-opened my professional consultancy and have had the pleasure of working with several local and global companies and organizations. Here’s a partial list of some of the things I can do for you: Provide an honest assessment of your information technology operation Offer executives a “plain English” explanation of technology ProvideContinue reading “What I Can Offer You and Your Company”
If you’re looking for a new gig or career, I wanted to share this list of hiring red flags publicly. These things to watch out for will vary by industry and company, but if you’re looking for a position at a startup, an agency, or something in the online industry, this list may help youContinue reading “Why I didn’t Look at Your Resume”
Here’s the sound a blind person hears when their screen reader reads your email aloud that only contains a graphical image announcing an event: “Image, Event announcement” Pro Tip: Don’t send email messages that have all the content in your super cool Photoshop/MSPaint graphic.