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CS Internship Guide #18: Five Things CS Professors Won’t Tell You About the Real World

Part of the CS Internship Guide Professors are smart people. It takes a lot of effort to become a professor, and generally speaking, you should listen to them. However, there are five things that all CS majors need to know … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Negotiate Like a Pro Board Gamer

I have learned more about negotiation by playing board games than from taking a college course on negotiation. A lot of people are scared of negotiation. They’re afraid to ask for what they want. To me, this is crazy. Are … Continue reading

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Betting on the Future

I try to avoid tying anything to serious to predictions. If I do, I frame the future as gains, not losses. Continue reading

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Would You Rather Be a Billionaire in 1916?

Would you rather be a billionaire in 1916, or continue living in 2016? Continue reading

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CS Internship Guide #15: Can I Have More Money?

Part of the CS Internship Guide Congratulations! You’ve just received an internship offer. However, the pay rate feels a little low. “Can I ask for higher pay?” YES! It never hurts to ask. Negotiation is a part of the hiring … Continue reading

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