How to Be Great? Be Good, Repeatedly

Greatness is not about overnight success but multiple periods of repeatable habits. It is not about being better than someone else but about being dependable, disciplined and earned. Many people want to be great but do not want to put in the effort over a sustained period of time to get there. Success comes from … Read more

Freelancer Project – How Pete Learned Apache Hive On the Job

In the vast world of freelancing, sometimes the most rewarding projects are those that force us out of our comfort zones. Pete Melgren, a freelance data science professional specializing in Python, had such an experience. ▶️👇 The project seemed straightforward at first glance: develop a Python script to read Apache Hive tables, including XML fields, … Read more

Life, Enhanced: My GPT-4 Story

This article explores the power of OpenAI’s GPT-4 as a tool for individual creativity and innovation. I’ll discuss how GPT-4 catalyzes personal growth, boosts productivity, and streamlines complex tasks. Challenging conventional wisdom, I argue for the benefits of independent work with GPT-4 over corporate structures. By showcasing practical case studies, I aim to inspire individuals … Read more

Top 20 Profitable Ways to Make Six Figures Online as a Developer (2023)

In today’s digital world, you have numerous opportunities to make money online, especially as a programmer. With your unique skill set, there are various ways to monetize your passion and expertise to generate a six-figure income. Yeah, coders in the US make six figures on average! The comfort and freedom of working from home have … Read more

The World’s Most Expensive Database: $30 Million per GB

As data becomes more and more abundant, digital scarcity becomes more valuable. Let me explain. Imagine a world where robots built houses for free. The abundance on one side (=houses) increases the scarcity on the other side (=land). Consequently, prices of land would skyrocket. Similarly, digital bots and generative AI create floods of digital information, … Read more

Did ChatGPT Just Kill Freelancing? 😵

💡 I wrote this in my coding, tech, career, and artificial intelligence newsletter. Join us, we’re hundreds of thousands of ambitious techies! If you’ve read this newsletter for some time, you know that I don’t take the disruptive power of ChatGPT lightly. Some Finxter readers asked me whether freelancing is still the future of work.  … Read more

Will ChatGPT Kill Freelancing? No They’re Allies Not Enemys, Says Upwork CEO

Upwork’s CEO spills the beans on the future of freelancing in the age of AI-driven communication, and whether ChatGPT is friend or foe for the gig economy. Keep reading to learn why freelancing will actually benefit from the recent AI disruptions! As ChatGPT is now able to do much of the work freelancers provided to … Read more