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The term machine learning has been used to broadly define a wide array of tools, processes, and data science initiatives all geared around the idea of automation and machines mimicking human decision-making. Despite the exciting potential of this industry, some significant challenges still remain that present risks to further spread and application in the future. This article takes a look at the state of machine learning in 2020, and highlights some of the challenges facing the industry and the opportunities for growth and further development in the future.

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By James Van, Director of Career Services and Professional Development at SoloLearn 

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 The informational interview, a conversation with someone with expertise in the field you plan to enter, is a valuable tool in your job search that enables you to learn valuable information while growing your network.  

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When you first begin learning to code, everything is new and exciting and short term retention of information is the norm. But science has shown that our brains are simply not wired to hold onto everything we learn after one exposure. Retaining learned information is an active process that requires the use of specific techniques.

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 Finding the ideal stack is the key to unlocking the potential of any programming language. Many JavaScript developers extol the benefits of the MEAN Stack, but what is the MEAN Stack? This guide breaks down the different tools that make up the MEAN stack, as well as some of the many ways it is used by startups, large companies, and individual programmers to build ideal cloud-based applications. 

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By James Van, Director of Career Services and Professional Development at SoloLearn 

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This is the second post in a SoloLearn blog series that will prepare you well for your job search in a technology field. Exploring your career interests and your desired industry is a critical first step in a successful job search. This article will give you the tools to help you find your career focus and refine your job search targets via guided exploration and research.