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CO-FOUNDER AND CTO AT SIDE.CO, HUGO MICHALSKI

March 9, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

For our next Alumni profile, I introduce you to Hugo Michalski, Co-Founder and CTO of the now funded start-up Side.co. As described on their website, this company allows you to: “Work on the Side—Earn Money and Experience While Working to Your Schedule.” Filling positions and meeting the increased demand for hiring within the corporate staffing …

INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER AT ESHARES, DANIEL DUONG

February 25, 2017 – by titus

We found a second alumni profile victim by reaching out to Daniel Duong, 25 years old, who provided us with further evidence that another one of our graduates has emerged from the 42 experience with a valuable skill set, which he has been able to draw from in the workplace. Having started at 42 in …

ONCE IN A LIFETIME: HOW DID 42’S PEDAGOGY GET HERE?

February 23, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

In the Talking Heads’ song Once in a Lifetime, David Byrne once posed a salient rhetorical question, “well, how did I get here?”. Similarly, we may ask ourselves, “How did we get here?” In fact, the question that had been asked by the Co-Founders of 42 more than 20 years ago was, “How do we …

STUDENT INTERN AT UBER, BALTHAZAR GRONON

February 11, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

Ecole 42’s coder training program started in Paris in March of 2013. For this posting, we interviewed one of the members of the first class (or “promotion” en français), who is now in his last stage of his 42 experience—the final internship. Taking the time to answer our questions, he allowed us to gauge the …

SCALING THE BRANCHES OF THE 42 SILICON VALLEY PROJECT TREE

February 9, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

Editor’s note: To give folks an idea of what the day-to-day life of a typical student at 42 looks like, in this post, we describe a few of the projects that one might encounter at a computer terminal within the Soul of Code building on our Silicon Valley campus. It is true that many of …

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