Saeed Gatson

Software Developer

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The Tech Scene In Eugene Oregon Has A Media Problem

For the short time that I’ve been living in Eugene, Oregon there’s one problem I can’t escape.

It echoes through slack channels and even over casual beers. The issue appears during high-brow parties, and at local meetups.

I’ve spoken to a Wall Street Journal reporter and city level organization directors about it. The problem attacks local business owners, University of Oregon professors, and fellow software developers.

The problem appear in the form of a question. How do we get local students to know about opportunities in Eugene? How do we hold on to our skilled talent? How can we keep up with all the great things happening in town?

These all seem to be questions around awareness. I think the tech scene in Eugene, Oregon has a media problem. We can help change that.

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Building A Side Project Meat Grinder

If you’re anything like me you have a lot of ideas. So much so that it can be hard to figure out what to execute on next. That’s when you need an idea meat grinder.
 
You use an idea meat grinder to find good ideas by filtering out all your bad ones. Take every idea and ask yourself some predefined questions about the concept. If the idea fails one question it’s filtered out and you should move on to the next one. The end resolute should be a nice pile of ideas to start executing on.

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Three ideas worth sharing

I’ve been perusing the internet looking for an idea that I could steal. Something worth sharing with you here today on my blog. Something I could remix into my own thing.

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Choosing the right process

Part of learning to trust the process is having confidence in the path that you’ve chosen.

When you start out learning something, it can seem impossible. It can feel like you aren’t making any progress. It’s easy to forget that it’s almost impossible to not make some type of progress if you just keep going.

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Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook : 10 Timeless Strategies To Market Anything

Ever wondered how you can you spread your ideas through social media? Gary Vaynerchuk answers this question and many more in his book Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook.

This is another edition to my one page book summaries that I’ve started recently.

This book is super tactical. The major platforms that this book talks about have changed. Yet the strategic ideas inside are timeless.

Here are ten times strategies from Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy Social World.

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