http://www.castig.org Teacher at One Month. Faculty at Columbia University where I teach Digital Literacy. I write about coding, the internet, and social impact.

       



221 Stories by Chris Castiglione

12 Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Listening To

Podcasts are a great medium for learning about, well, almost anything — but they’re especially useful for learning about starting and leading a company. After all,...
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5 Fool Proof Tips for Building a Strong Web Developer Portfolio

The demand for web developers is growing quickly. But even with this rapidly expanding demand, if you’re looking for a permanent or freelance assignment,...
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Do You Want a Bigger Audience?

I recently gave a talk on audience growth, and while I don’t have all the answers, I do know a few things. I’ve learned...
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Creating A Strong Product Differentiation Strategy

Imagine a customer is leaving a restaurant and choosing between calling an Uber or a Lyft. He knows he wants to get home as...
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The Present is Programmable: Why there’s always somewhere better to be

“It’s hot. It’s loud. Goddamn this mariachi band to hell!” I thought to myself while waiting on the New York City subway platform. My...
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Creative Email Campaigns: Why an Online Education Company Sent an Email About Football

Can a coding company send a relevant email about football? Or will we just spam our friends and students? Every week, over team brainstorms...
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Why Data Journalists Learn Python

Melissa Lewis is a data reporter for Reveal, a Python teacher, the organizer of PyLadies Portland and the Portland chapter of the Asian American...
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4 Debugging Techniques Every Developer Should Know

I’ve got a CRAZY question for you… How much of your coding time is spent debugging? I’ll bet A LOT. And how much of...
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Refactoring: Stop Worrying and Code, You Can Fix It Later

Do you write perfect code on the first try? When a writer decides to produce a novel they don’t sit down and plunk out perfect...
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