5 TedTalks that anyone working in software development should watch

November 9, 2020
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Expand your knowledge with these 5 TedTalks we recommend everyone in the software development industry to watch. Whether you are looking for inspiration or want to learn about new concepts, this is your go-to TedTalks list!: 

1. The Genesis of Google

Going back to basics. In this 2004 TedTalk, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, co-founders of Google, give a quick overview of the Google machine, search patterns around the world and Google’s DNA to understand what has made Google so successful.


2. Nasa’s First Software Engineer: Margaret Hamilton 

Women power. Margaret Hamilton led the software development team that helped Apollo 11 reach the moon. Learn about the incredible software that made it possible. 


3. The Mind Behind Linux 

Transforming tech. Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux kernel and Git, talks about the life philosophies that led to his tech creations. Take a peek at Torvalds' world and mind.


4. Build a tower, build a team

A marshmallow can be the key ingredient to help you build a great team. Yes, you read that right, a marshmallow. Discover how a simple, but brilliant, activity can improve team communication and collaboration. 

5. The Happy Secret to Better Work‍

The science of happiness. Watch Shawn Achor  the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness, explore positive psychology and dig into the factors that influence your willingness to work harder. 




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