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Test Automation University 50K Live Stream Party

Test Automation University 50K Live Stream Party

Join the TAU community as we celebrate this amazing milestone – 50,000 engineers now enrolled! I’ll be hosting a Live Stream Party which will include special guests (instructors and students), trivia games, and TAU swag prizes! All who attend will also get a cool new TAU 50K badge.
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Blockchain 101: A Quick Primer for Absolute Beginners

Blockchain 101: A Quick Primer for Absolute Beginners

Lately, I’m hearing a lot about crypto, blockchain, bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contracts, defi (decentralized finance), dapps (decentralized applications), DAOs (decentralized autonomous organizations), NFTs (non-fungible tokens), web3, and on and on. I wanted to learn more about all of this stuff so I started digging around…
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Crypto Wallets: Custodial vs Non-Custodial

Crypto Wallets: Custodial vs Non-Custodial

You may hear folks talk about crypto wallets. What are these and how do you choose which kind to use? What Is a Crypto Wallet? A wallet is used to hold your crypto. Associated with your wallet is a unique set of keys: 🔑 a…
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Why I Joined Block

Why I Joined Block

I’m known in tech for Java development, software testing, and public speaking. So you may be wondering what brings me to Block‘s decentralized finance division as Vice President of Developer Relations. Oooh, I’m so glad you asked! Let me share some fun, little known facts…
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88: Redefining Black Hair & The Keys To Launching An App with Asha Christian

88: Redefining Black Hair & The Keys To Launching An App with Asha Christian

In this episode, we chat with Asha Christian, the CEO of Coily. She discusses her journey of creating her first app in high school to ultimately creating an app dedicated to black women’s hair. Later, she breaks down the lessons she learned along the way and what steps you need to take to create a successful app. Tune in. 
More about our guest:
Asha is very passionate about using technology to solve the problems that effect underrepresented and underserved communities. In 2015, she co-founded Five-0, an internationally acclaimed mobile police rating app, which has been featured in Forbes, CNN, Washington Post, Business Insider, Buzzfeed, the Google Developer Conference, and more.
In 2016, Asha Co-founded STEMGuyana, a non-profit organization that teaches robotics, scratch programming, and app development to youth across the country of Guyana. STEMGuyana has over 60 locations, and has recently been crowned the fastest growing STEM program in the Caribbean.
Now Asha can be found creating technology for black women as the founder and CEO of Coily, a community-driven marketplace that utilizes AI to personalize and enhance the black hair shopping experience. The goal is to create a home for black women to lean into their love of hair over and over again.
Connect with Asha:
Coily Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coilyapp/
Coily Twitter: https://twitter.com/coilyinc?lang=en
Viral Tweet: https://twitter.com/AshaTalia/status/1479267022382981125?s=20&t=sO4cTPFsi22BcqpS-Qe4Qw
Personal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashatalia/
Coily Website: https://coily.us/
Revolt TV feature: https://www.revolt.tv/article/2021-08-13/47496/asha-christians-coily-app-is-helping-black-womens-hair-get-the-best-care-possible/
Afrotech: https://afrotech.com/asha-christian-new-app-coily-solves-hair-problems

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Amanda Bertucci – Sales Engineer & Amb. for Presales Collectives

Meet Amanda who has been in the IT world for 20 years and presales for 15 years.Amanda is married to a Polish and has a 7-year-old child.As a sales engineer, she enjoys working with people and technology.In narration on what skill set she finds the most useful and she talked about communication, empathy, and listening skills.She highlighted that while it is very important to know about the technical intricacies of a product, It is the soft skills that you possess that come first in presales engineering.As a child, Amanda wanted to grow up to be an astronaut. Her dad bought her first computer when she was 9 years old.She went on to attend a technical high school where she did electronics and interned at 17 at a company that taught about IT. This became her first contact with the IT world and the numerous possibilities and opportunities present in the field.She also recounted her experience of how she had always wanted to play football with guys, mostly her cousins and brothers. On some occasions, she got injured but was always encouraged by her parents that she could do it.

Gessica Chies – Principal Solution Consultant

Gessica Chies is a Principal Solution Consultant in Infor. Even though she doesn’t have a technical background, she started her career in IT as a Marketing Intern at Microsoft while she was finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and made her way up by studying and challenging herself. She worked for some of the top IT companies: Oracle, Microsoft, Ingram Micro, VMWare, Mcafee, and finally Infor. After living abroad for 4 years, she decided to go back home and have a more stable life but she is always on the move, enjoying working in IT and traveling to different countries, speaking different languages and still learning every day something new.”

Gessica Chies – Principal Solution Consultant

Gessica Chies is a Principal Solution Consultant in Infor. Even though she doesn’t have a technical background, she started her career in IT as a Marketing Intern at Microsoft while she was finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and made her way up by studying and challenging herself. She worked for some of the top IT companies: Oracle, Microsoft, Ingram Micro, VMWare, Mcafee, and finally Infor. After living abroad for 4 years, she decided to go back home and have a more stable life but she is always on the move, enjoying working in IT and traveling to different countries, speaking different languages and still learning every day something new.”

Pretty Kubyane – Co-founder Coronet Blockchain

Meet Pretty Kubyane Co-Founder of Coronet Blockchain, Director of Iconic Wigs, and inspirational Conference Speaker.Pretty’s business experiences date back to her days in the village, where from the age of 6 she worked in her family’s business. Her father owned a car repair workshop and wood cutting businesses. Prior to co-founding Coronet Blockchain in 2019, she worked in management consulting, specializing in access to new markets. Key highlights include scaling a new business from 500 USD to 2 million USD within 36 months. She and her husband Shadrack Kubyane then received two funding tranches from a US multinational, to build Coronet, a tailored blockchain-enabled supply chain solution to disrupt Africa’s supply chains. Their vision leading to 2030: covers the top 3 BFFs: Beauty, Fashion and Food, supply chains. Leveraging tech, for social good across 9 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).