Trent Fowler
Trent Fowler
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Trent Fowler is a data scientist and writer with an interest in machine learning, blockchain technologies, and futurism. Read his book The STEMpunk Project or find more of his content at his personal blog, "Rulers To The Sky". https://rulerstothesky.com/

7 Best Python Books for Learning to Code

If you spend any time learning to code, you’ll eventually run into the Python programming language. It’s one of the great programming language success stories, having spread into spaces as diverse as back end web development and web apps, scientific…

Data Science vs Software Engineering: 8 Important Differences

Key Differences: Data Science vs Software Engineering Data Science and Software Engineering both involve programming skills. The difference is that Data Science is more concerned with gathering and analyzing data, whereas Software Engineering focuses more on developing applications, features, and…

What Is Ruby Used For?

You don’t have to spend much time researching programming languages to hear about Ruby and its popular web framework, Ruby on Rails. But what is it, and what is Ruby used for? Huge swathes of the Internet are built with…

Coding Salary: How Much Do Computer Coders Make?

According to an average of the PayScale, ZipRecruiter and Glassdoor estimates, computer coders make an average salary of $65,352 per year. Introduction to Coding Salaries Perhaps you’ve always had some interest in becoming a computer coder, and now you want…

How Many Programming Languages Are There?

You’ve got Java, JavaScript, and Coffeescript; Python and Ruby; C, C++, C#, and Objective-C; Cobol, ALGOL 58, ALGOL 60, ALGOL 68, ALGOL W, and BASIC; Fortran, Assembly, and machine language. There is such a dizzying array of different programming languages…

Python vs Java: Differences and Similarities

Since they’re 2 of the easiest programming languages to learn (and most important), it’s time for Career Karma to weigh-in on the Python vs Java debate. Python is routinely used by both middle schoolers writing their first for loop and…

What Does Google Mean?

Google, headquartered in Mountain View, California, is without a doubt one of the greatest technology success stories of the modern era. The Google search engine is so well known that it has become a verb (‘Just Google it’), a mark…

What is Blockchain?

Arguably, no technology since the rise of the Internet has caused as much of a stir as blockchain technology. Nor has any discovery since had as much potential to transform various parts of the global economy, create new industries, empower…

What is Bitcoin?

If you haven’t heard of Bitcoin by now, all I can say is: “congratulations on having been recently thawed out from your deep, cryogenic sleep. Be sure to do lots of stretches before you lift anything heavy, and here is…

Thinkful vs. General Assembly: Reviews, Costs, and Guide

Coding bootcamps have become one of the most popular means by which to launch yourself into a productive new career, and with good reason. They sit comfortably between the two poles of ‘learning it all on your own’ and ‘spending…