Red flags of a bad client

Clients from Hell

Based on a true story…

One day you got a call from your close friend that actually is your new client about a new mobile app project. Your friend eager to hire you because of close friendship and you become excited. The client just fired the previous mobile app developer because lack of performance. That’s why they trust you on this. Your team discussing the new project with the potential client that is a vendor to their client, a sub-con. Then you come out with project estimation deliverable together with a quotation.

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How to learn code fast?

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

I will share you about 4 strategies how to learn code as fast as possible that I personally use in my daily life 5 years ago without burning any money. I’m from the background of computer science love to explore from basic to endless subtopics like programming concepts to machine learning. There are 4 things how to learn code fast:

  1. Find a reason to learn
  2. If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough
  3. Create a set of milestones
  4. Curiosity

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Learn Tensorflow in 1 day

tensorflow

In this tutorial, you are able to learn Tensorflow in 1 day, practically. For theory, I suggest reading this book.

a. Useful TensorFlow operators
b. Tensorflow Neural Networks
c. TensorFlow Deep Learning
d. TensorFlow Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) for image recognition
e. TensorFlow Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) for text analysis
f. Keras

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Fair Hiring Practices, Policy on discrimination and language

discrimination in hiring

Are religious and race discrimination in the workplace totally the same? Media always make headlines based on misleading information as we can see in local newspapers. According to this paper, race much more important than resume and skills quality, affects prospects of getting an interview, with Malays, Malaysia’s majority group, significantly less likely to be called than Chinese. Malay graduates face differential treatment when applying for jobs compared to their Chinese counterparts. The reality is they emphasize more on racial instead of skill requirement. Is it because of communication language or culture?

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Welcome!

Welcome and thank you for your coming to my notes. Feel free to explore. New here? If you looking for:

  • AI recruitment/evaluation platform for software developers, https://soding.com.my.
  • Chatbot for digital marketers & customer service, https://deepagi.com/.
  • Software development for web, mobile and IOT app.
  • SQA (software quality assurance).
  • Mobile app & data science technical training.
  • AI consultation (predictive analysis, image recognition, text analysis).

Email me at nurdin[a]intellij.my if you need it.

Validating your idea & MVP for pre seed funding.

Validating your idea & MVP for pre seed funding.

Cradle, our godfather…

Last 5 months ago, we got invited by Cradle Fund for the startup event called B-Linked with Cradle & Startups 2018 (sharing session & networking). I was a representative from Soding and willingly to share about our experience in validating our idea and receive pre-seed investment from Cradle. For your information, our idea has been rejected for the first time but we are able to secure the grant for the second time because our product is able to prove our USP, right target market and some tractions.

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8 Do’s and Don’ts when you apply for A Software Developer Job

8 Do’s and Don’ts when you apply for A Software Developer Job

Before taking a leap of faith in a startup world, I’m as a freelance programmer at the same time partnered with digital agencies and other freelancers which are my friend too. In freelance world, you need to remember that your projects doesn’t secure your financial forever. If you sleep, so does your business. Unless your business is run by your own employees (if you have). But I don’t think it’s a sustainable and scalable business after all. So I’ve decided to seek a job after completed my bachelor degree. After I graduated from the local university, I applied some IT jobs through a famous job portal but it was unfortunate for me because lack of working experience and maybe the expected salary was too high for them.

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How to start Artificial Intelligence-Based Startup from Zero?

Artificial Intelligence in Startup

Based on my experience, building a startup is not an easy task. It does required perseverance for a long time. Many of us, especially millennials who are likely to take a leap of faith and jump over onto the battleship without a proper planning because thinking that they could make fast money and freedom in terms of time. But the fact is that the reality is totally opposite. 90% of the startups will fail in the first year of the operation and they ended up became a part of this statistic.

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