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The Hacks

Jun 28, 2022

Every so often, Tom comes up with an idea for The Hacks that, at first, seems pretty wacky, only to find out later that he's kind of a genius. This is one of those episodes.

Tom has made an observation that ancient Egypt and the modern-day tech industry are virtually identical when it comes to the problems that each has...

Jun 21, 2022

It's been a rough few weeks for Tom. First, it was building temperamental servers, and then--he got a cat. Anyone who knows Tom knows he's just not an "animal" type of guy. 

To make things even more challenging, Crypto has crashed--yet again. This latest crash has been bad enough that it has people selling off video...

Jun 14, 2022

It's something we should all come to grips with, and prepare for. If you choose to build a career in the tech industry, you will--at some point--go through the acquisition process. Odds are, many of you have been through it already.

Because of this, Tom and Chunga thought it would be a good idea to talk about why big...

Jun 7, 2022

While Tom and Chunga were working away on a project earlier this week, Tom mentioned a computing term that Chunga hadn't heard before. He used the word "demon" and said that it wasn't working in his new, custom-built servers. 

Demon as a computer term was something that surprised Chunga and was curious about what it...

Jun 1, 2022

Tom and Chunga have heard from many of you about how hard it is to build and maintain real, substantive, relationships within the tech industry from the beginning of the pandemic.

Whether you prefer to work remotely or not, networking in this new environment of ours is still something that we're trying to master. Tom...