Log of what of Jared Ma has learned at Techie Youth

Thu. Aug. 11, 2022

How to photoshop

Today at Techie Youth, I learned many ways to photoshop. I learned that experienced photoshop users employ a variety of helpful keyboard shortcuts to swiftly and efficiently alter images. It's beneficial to master shortcuts for the actions you're more likely to complete regularly rather than sifting through dropdown menus and submenus. Additionally, one of the most effective photoshop tools is the layer mask. With the use of masks, you can conceal any area of a layer and apply them to as many levels as necessary.

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022

How to earn money from photography

Today at Techie youth, I learned how to get into photography to earn money. For many people, it takes a lot of research or trial and error to figure out how to make money with photography. There isn't a success formula that works for everyone. I also discovered that you would need to register as a contributor. You will need to supply some basic information about yourself and identification documents to establish your identity in order to do this. The necessary tools should also be purchased; you'll need a good camera, a telephoto lens, and possibly even a little camera to take covert pictures. Canon EOS R5, Sony Alpha a7S III, a Nikon D500, or any number of other DSLR and mirrorless cameras are suggested alternatives.

Fri. Aug. 5, 2022

How to get a job in AI with no experience

Today at Techie Youth, I learned ways to get a job in AI with no experience. One of these ways is by attending hackathons. The advantages of hackathons are many. You are compelled to construct something, you get to interact with more experienced individuals, and you may add it to your developing CV or portfolio. Find hackathons focused on AI, but also participate in conventional software hackathons and try to incorporate AI into your project there. To add on, you must find out if there are any meeting groups in your region that specialize on AI or software development in general .

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Artificial Intelligence

Today at Techie Youth, I learned many things about Artificial Intelligence. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the term used to describe systems or robots that mimic human intelligence in order to carry out tasks and can iteratively improve themselves based on the data they gather. AI can appear in a variety of ways. I also learned that there are three types of AI which are : Artificial superintelligence, which is more capable than a human, artificial general intelligence, which is similar to human intelligence, and artificial narrow intelligence, which has a limited range of abilities.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

How to make an android app

Today at techie youth, I learned different ways to make an android app. If you've never built an app before, it's not easy, but you have to start somewhere. Given how many people use Android devices worldwide, it's critical to learn how to create for the platform. Just make careful to begin modestly. Create applications that integrate the device's pre-installed functionality. I also learned that an effective software combines user- and business-centric components. It adds value, offers people a wonderful experience, and delivers excellent performance. While it increases user retention and brings in money for businesses. Additionally, Java is the preferred language for Android development. Java is used extensively throughout Android, and its APIs are intended to be called largely from Java. The Android Native Development Kit (NDK) can be used to create C and C++ apps, but Google does not support this practice.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

Google Analytics

Today at Techie Youth, I learned what Google Analytics is and what it does. Basically, Google Analytics is a web analytics service that offers data and fundamental analytical capabilities for marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) needs. Anyone with a Google account can use the service for free and it is a part of the Google Marketing Platform. To add on, I found out that Google Analytics has tools that may be used to assist users spot patterns and trends in how people interact with their websites. Data gathering, analysis, monitoring, visualization, reporting, and integration with other applications are all made possible by features. I also learned that if the code snippet is installed on the website, Google Analytics will function there. 

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

Fundamentals of web development

Today at techie youth, I learned about the fundamentals of web development. You can learn the core theory and practice of web development with the aid of Fundamentals of Web Development. It walks you through using contemporary development frameworks to build websites of enterprise-quality. To add on, you should be constantly learning and improving. When it comes to a fast moving industry, staying on top of your game means you never stop learning. I also learned that you should be up to date with your industry and be able to manage/prioritize your time wisely.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

How to become a music producer

Today, I learned many ways to become a music producer. You must have enthusiasm and drive, a strong work ethic, a sense of responsibility, sharp commercial acumen, and, last but not least, musical skills, knowledge, and abilities if you want to succeed as a music producer. I also learned that music production is a great career choice. Its for those who are sincerely passionate about music and if you have the ability to think quickly, solve problems, and manage others. Additionally, I learned that many of the best producers and songwriters of today learned by listening to music and segmenting it into tracks and portions. It's also crucial to understand how recording studios and DAWs operate. Through the abundance of internet lessons, they can also learn how to teach themselves.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

Photo editing

I learned many things about photo editing today. One method I learned is low lighting. Learning to shoot in less-than-ideal lighting circumstances is worthwhile since so many family occasions occur in the late evening—sporting events, trick-or-treating, summer art walks, and the list goes on. Additionally, when it comes to landscaping, you should use polarizing lens for taking pictures. It will make that sky darker, less reflective, and glare-free. For the spectator to feel as though they are actually there, you should keep the foreground and backdrops vividly in focus. Keep the camera stable by combining a narrow aperture with a slow shutter speed.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

Website monetization - I learned this at techie youth today

Today I learned the what website monetization is. It is basically the practice of turning the traffic that is currently being sent to a particular website into money. Implementing pay per click (PPC) and cost per impression (CPI/CPM) advertising is one of the most common ways to monetize a website. By making investments in websites that are generating revenue , website developers can earn a solid living. To add on, you must choose the best website based on the likelihood of selling it if you want to be successful.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

What is Web Hosting and How Does It Work - I learned this at Techie Youth today

Today, I learned what web hosting is and what it does. You can publish your website or web application on the internet thanks to web hosting, an online service. You essentially rent space on a physical server when you sign up for a web hosting service, where you may keep all the files and information required for your website to function properly. To add on, services for web hosting operate by maintaining secure and reliable storage areas. While simple data storage is only one aspect of what web servers offer, it is a crucial one. Data is kept by hosts on equipment known as web servers, making maintenance and access by internet users simple. Basically,

web hosting servers are the space where your website can live and be stored while being able to be accessed through the larger search engines. An example of web hosting could be a business offering server space, and clients pay for it to store their websites so that they could be viewed online.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

How to sell art - I learned this at Techie Youth today

Today, I learned how to sell art. The best way to sell art is through Landscape paintings. The majority of people believe that landscape painting is the purest form of art. In light of the fact that everyone can relate to and enjoy a long perspective, the landscape is a natural option for a consumer. I also learned that abstract painting sells the most. Since most abstract art has no discernible topic or connection to the outside world, each spectator will have a different interpretation of an abstract painting. Therefore, it seems natural that abstract paintings consistently sell well.  Lastly, selling art is never simple, and in situations like this, it might feel almost impossible. However, dealing with difficulties is a reality of life, and every artist who hopes to succeed must adapt to the situation at hand in order to live.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Cryptocurrency - I learned this at Techie Youth today

I learned a lot about Cryptocurrency today. Cryptocurrency is any type of money that operates digitally or electronically and secures transactions using encryption. Cryptocurrencies use a decentralized mechanism to track transactions and create new units rather than a central body to issue or regulate them. I also learned that there are 7 different types of cryptocurrency that include : Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Solana (SOL), Avalanche (AVAX), Binance Coin (BNB), Tron (TRX), and Cosmos (ATOM).

Additionally, majority of investors buy cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and others and wait for their values to increase. They sell for a profit once their market values increase.

Fri. Jul. 15, 2022

Branding and hiring employees - I learned this at Techie Youth today

I learned that when it comes to branding a business, you should have a unique personality that is suitable for your intended audience. Make sure that your messaging and design are consistent, expressing your viewpoint, commitment, and personality at every touchpoint. Also, you must show how your business adds value to the consumer and how that value is produced. A brand gains greater awareness and loyalty the more popular and distinctive it is. Profit is a result of loyalty combined with recognition.

When it comes to hiring employees, you should put the applicant in circumstances where their genuine selves are more likely to come through and know what your ideal candidate is. I also learned that recruiters can help hire managers with each of the five unique stages of the recruiting process. These include posting the request, vetting applicants, conducting interviews, choosing the top individuals, and extending an offer.

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022

Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and ways to start a company - I learned this at Techie Youth today

When it comes to the Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship, I learned that the ability and determination to create, plan, and manage a commercial enterprise is entrepreneurship. The creation of new firms is the most visible illustration of entrepreneurship. A successful entrepreneur has to be able to sell, communicate, concentrate, learn, and strategize well. Continuous learning is an essential entrepreneurial talent as well as a highly important life skill.

To start a company, I learned that you should attend an entrepreneurship or business training course. Before beginning a business, attend a workshop or seminar on business. You must understand the work involved in starting a business. Lastly, I learned that the most prosperous businesses are always aware of their strong talent and seek to retain it. That entails more than just a respectable wage and a few perks. Employees must feel valued for their efforts and be able to blend in with the corporate culture.

Wed. Jul. 13, 2022

Identifying positive role models and stress management - I learned this at Techie Youth Today

Today I learned that in order to have a successful future, you will need good role models to follow. To aid you in becoming the best version of yourself, you must pick a role model you know. Knowing a role model can aid in your own development. They may offer direction and counsel as well as practical examples of how to succeed. Additionally, you have to determine your poor habits or your personality's weaknesses. These are the aspects of yourself that you aim to improve and are crucial in deciding how you want to change.

When it comes to stress management, I learned that to help you deal with stress and difficulties in your life more effectively, stress management provides a variety of solutions. You will be able to live a more balanced and healthier life by controlling your stress. Stress is a natural physical, mental, and emotional reaction to a difficult situation.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Saving money and Time Management - I learned this at Techie Youth today!

When it comes to saving money, I learned that you should use the debt snowball method to pay off your debts in order from smallest to largest, you should plan your meals for the week in advance and thoroughly check your pantry before you go to the shop to save money on groceries. To add on, I also learned that you can save money from reducing energy usage. You could start by installing dimmer switches and LED lightbulbs, taking shorter showers, and washing your clothing with cold tap water.

When it comes to time management, I learned that you must set attainable and quantifiable objectives, set a time limit to complete a task, take a break between tasks, and eliminate any unnecessary work or activities. I also learned that you should plan ahead and create a daily schedule and stick with it.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Beware of scams and networking with other people - I learned this at Techie Youth today

When it comes to surfing the online network, you will eventually come across scams. I learned that a scam is a fraudulent plan or trick used to deceive someone of something, particularly money. To prevent yourself from being scammed I learned that you must block unwanted calls and text messages, never reveal your money or personal details in response to an unexpected request. In addition, I learned that you must watch out for the 'Too Good To Be True' scam.

I also learned much about networking. Networking is the process of connecting and establishing relationships. Networking gives you guidance and contacts from the relationships you make, which may assist you in making wise professional selections. You can also locate unlisted jobs and internships through networking.

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

Mastering the Job Interview and getting hired - I learned this at Techie Youth today

Today, I learned that there are many aspects to job interviews and you should be prepared for whatever they throw at you. Before the interview, you should enter your interview with confidence if you are aware of the important facts regarding the organization you are interviewing with. To add on you should research the company's objectives and how your expertise makes you a fantastic fit by consulting the company's website, social media posts, and recent press releases.

I also learned that you should print out and start highlighting the qualifications the company is seeking and consider instances from your previous and ongoing work that fit these specifications. Additionally, finding someone like a friend to help answer questions is a great way to practice interviews. Practicing your responses aloud is a really efficient approach to become ready. Asking a buddy to assist you through the questions and answers can increase your confidence when talking in the real interview.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

Reasons and motivations to work remotely. I learned this at Techie Youth today.

When it comes to working remotely, there are both pros and cons. The positives to working remotely is being able to not have to face long commute hours. Long commuting can be very time consuming and wastes a lot of energy and time. To add on, your schedule is more flexible and it's simpler to handle your day-to-day activities. Additionally, you can do more job, tasks, and assignments while being significantly cozier.

The negatives to working remotely is being distracted way too easily since you are working on your own. You also lack a good working environment and a increased isolation. Being isolated can make you feel extremally lonely which can limit your social interactions with other people. To add on, working from home can make people feel lazy at times which makes people take frequent breaks and causes them to be very unproductive.