Meet Our Data Nerds: VolunteerMatch on Using Data to Do Good

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Using Our Products 30 July 2014

At its core, VolunteerMatch connects good people with good causes. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. In fact, the service welcomes millions of visitors a year and more than 98,000 nonprofit organizations. According to this week’s data nerd Greg…

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Quizlet Boosts Conversion Rates with Real-Time Analytics [Video]

Looking to learn a new language? State capitals? Jazz? Or perhaps a frog call? Whatever the subject, the widely-popular online learning app Quizlet is here to help. Built for students by a student, Quizlet offers powerful, easy-to-use software that helps students learn and teachers teach using basic practice techniques such as memorization and recall of…

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Games Engineers Play

By Posted in Nerd Culture 24 July 2014

Software engineers at New Relic work hard, but they also play hard. Especially when it comes to board games. Nowhere was that more in evidence than at our recent internal engineering conference in suburban Portland. Amidst an ongoing hardware hackathon, rivers of Hammerhead Ale and other libations, not to mention mountains of rich desserts, the…

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