SIGNAL Day 2 Recap: Ships, Superphones, and Space Travel

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The moments after SIGNAL feel like returning home from an interstellar orbit. For anyone who’s going to $bash, that feeling will be more pronounced after you launch a spaceship into orbit. On day 2, we saw into the future of mixed reality with Rony Abvotiz, were graced by a performance from Ryan Leslie (after he demoed his Superphone), and brought a Slack bot into the world… Read More

SIGNAL Day 1 Recap: One Million Developers, One Million Reasons To Celebrate

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Day 1 of SIGNAL was a celebration of the one million developers building on Twilio. We celebrated together the only way we know how – by getting everybody together, shipping some code, and announcing a suite of new dev tools. Here’s the rundown. Tune in for the live stream of day 2, tomorrow at 9:30 am PST / 12:30 pm EST /4:30pm GMT. Watch it here…. Read More

Bias-Free Hiring: How Interviewing.io Is Changing The Landscape Of Tech Hiring

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“All I wanted to do was get to the code.” The person responsible for this quote believes that resumes are a terrible way to gauge technical ability. This person argues that including or excluding candidates based on the prestige of their alma mater, or previous employer is what’s broken about hiring developers. Code should come first. This person built a platform that mutes those extraneous details… Read More

Building Developer Tools For Developers: Theodore Wilson Of IBM’s Bluemix

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In 1981, IBM built the IBM Model 5150, to democratize the computer. 35 years later, they’re democratizing their computing power with IBM Watson and IBM Bluemix. When power falls into the hands of creative developers, a lot of rad stuff gets built. Bluemix makes building, deploying, and scaling apps much easier, while Watson adds some super smarts to whatever you build. You could build a video… Read More

TTAG Systems Brings Customers’ Ideas To Life With Twilio

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Great ideas shouldn’t die on the vine. When a company lacks the technical expertise to ship their idea, they can drop it — or call the experts. TTAG Systems specializes in bringing their customers’ communications ideas to fruition.   “We try to find solutions for our customers,” says TTAG Systems, Chief Innovation Officer, Armen Matosyan. “Typically our customers have heard about the technology they want to… Read More

3 Things You Won’t Want To Miss At $bash

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Take a moment and think back to some of your favorite moments as a developer. If you’re like us, those moments probably involve slinging code, solving a problem you thought was impossible or working with an incredible crew of developers to build something awesome. We created $bash – the closing party for SIGNAL – to honor these moments. Think of it as Coney Island for Coders… Read More