Chris Castiglione

  http://www.castig.org Chris Castiglione is an educator. He is the co-founder of One Month, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University Business School. His mission is to use storytelling as a tool to inspire positive change in the world.

       



100 Stories by Chris Castiglione

Understanding HTTP Basics

One thing that always surprises me when teaching a security class to developers is how little they understand about HTTP. Sure, everyone knows that...
2 2 min read

What People Really Mean When They Say “I Want To Learn How To Code”

There are two important things to know about coding education: Most people don’t actually want to learn to code Learning to code doesn’t mean...
2 3 min read

The Newbie Guide to Ethical Hacking

I hack websites. I’ve been doing it for a long time, across various industries, tech stacks, and programming languages. When I tell people what...
2 2 min read

Some People Say Ruby Is Too Complex for Beginners…

Is Ruby the right programming language for beginners? One of the biggest criticisms I hear lobbed against learning Ruby as a beginner language is...
0 3 min read

Learn How to Launch An MVP In One Minute

Key Takeaways A Minimum Viable Product centers upon the idea that you should release a new product ASAP. Don’t spend nine months building all...
4 53 sec read

If You’re Not Embarrassed By Your Startup, You Launched Too Late

“If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” — Reid Hoffman If your startup is successful, no one will...
2 1 min read

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...
1 7 min read

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...
1 2 min read

Let’s Change How We Think About Learning to Code

I taught myself how to code. In college I was a music major. I never thought the Computer Science department was cool. Piano and...
0 6 min read