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Adelyte Bytes: Issue 21

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2016-04-24   How Did a Programmer with One Year’s Experience Get a $250k Job Offer? Within a year Haseeb Qureshi went from one of those 12 week tech camps to accepting a $250k job offer from Airbnb. How? After being rejected by over 50% of the companies he was applying to, he started using TripleByte. TripleByte is a recruiting firm specifically for engineers. An official offer in hand then led to other tech companies scrambling to hire him too. And what company was this? “Just the whiff of the Google name got recruiters into a frenzy,” Qureshi wrote. “Companies that wouldn’t even look at me now bent over backwards to expedite me through their funnels.” Qureshi’s first job offer was...

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AV/IT Glossary—27 Days of #AVabc—L

Posted by Johnnie Sanchez on 2016-05-21 AV/IT Glossary   Buzzword:LAN-Local Area Network—Supplies networking capability to a group of computers in close proximity to each other such as in an office building, a school, or a home. A LAN is useful for sharing resources like files, printers, games or other applications. A LAN in turn often connects to other LANs, and to the Internet or other WAN.   Lambert—A unit of measure expressing the intensity of light reflected off an object. 1 lambert = 0.318 foot-candles per square centimeter. Lapping Film—Sheets of film used for polishing ferrule endfaces, comprising a film backing with mineral particles at various ratings for grit or coarseness. Laser—A device that generates an intense beam of coherent monochromatic light...

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