Saturday, 31st December 2011
Public Speaking: How can I control my stress during my presentations?
Make sure you have run through your talk, in full, out loud in the privacy of your home or hotel room at least twice.[... 185 words]
Would having a maths degree put you at that much of a disadvantage against a CS student when it comes to jobs?
No. Plenty of the great programmers I know have maths, physics or even literature degrees. Read a couple of classic computer science text books and get some programming projects under your belt and you’ll be fine.[... 64 words]
What criteria should a company meet in order to have a 5 million dollars valuation?
They need to convince an investor to buy 10% of the company for $500,000.[... 35 words]
Why are TED talks 18 minutes long (or less)?
I imagine it’s because enforcing a shorter talk time results in consistently higher quality presentations, by forcing speakers to carefully structure their talk and strip out any unnecessary details.[... 75 words]