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Feb 18, 2018

It’s true. John spent thousands of hours reading books, writing code, and watching computer science lectures, all to prepare for his dream job interview at Google. When things didn't go his way, he shifted gears. Here's his story.

Written by John Washam: https://twitter.com/startupnextdoor

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Feb 15, 2018

In this episode, Alex, a Romanian developer, tells the tale of how he and his friends grew their small side project into a $17,000 a month business. In the beginning, they were coding in a Starbucks. Now their team has grown, they've sponsored 20 hackathons around the world, and business is booming. Here's...


Feb 6, 2018

Elvis was "just a village boy from Nigeria who had nothing but a dream and a Nokia J2ME feature phone." Today, he's a 19 year old Android developer who has worked on over 50 apps and currently works for an MIT startup. This is his story.

Written by Elvis Chidera: https://twitter.com/elvisnchidera

Read by Quincy Larson:


Feb 1, 2018

An Australian developer thought his local police force was spending way too much money on their new license plate scanning system. So he decided to build one himself. Here's how he did this, and how he ended up catching a criminal.

Written and read by Tait Brown: https://twitter.com/taitems

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Jan 25, 2018

5 years ago, Ken was a college dropout who woke up every day at 4 a.m. to drive a forklift. He taught himself to code and kick-started his career by convincing a local web development company to hire him. Ken shares his advice on how to go from a hobbyist to a professional developer.

Written and read by Ken Rogers: