From the Editor's Desk Learning should never stop. The Feynman technique is a simple technique that helps you learn anything new. Step 1: Choose a concept that you think you broadly understand. Step 2: Explain it to a child (yes, if you know it well enough, you should be able to teach it to a child; also prevents you from relying on jargon). Step 3: The previous step would have helped you understand your own gaps in knowledge (you stumble explaining in simple terms when you don't understand something clearly), so go back and fill in those gaps. Step 4: Repeat Steps 2 and 3 till there are no gaps. You have now really learnt something new! More here
Job: Lead Software Engineer | JRC Technologies | 2-4 yrs | Mumbai JRC Technologies is the umbrella company for three e-commerce plays – in 3 varying industries: Travel, Fin Tech and Fashion – namely xplorz.com, makemyreturns.com and bookdlook.com. We are looking at developing a revamped platform for each of these companies with a focus on adopting newer technologies and artificial intelligence based on buying patterns that we have acquired over the years. The lead will be in charge of all 3 projects and will have to be an integral part of the conceptualization and thinking process. The lead will also be in charge of the junior developers that the company will hire subsequently. Apply Now
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