Log of what of Ziyin Tan has learned at Techie Youth

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

Version Control and Wordpress

Today I learned about hosting my website and the basics of SSL and how SSL certificates work. There are always to host a website for free. I also learned what a domain name is and how the DNS works. In addition, I learned what SVN is, how to set up the Tortoise SVN client, how to manage conflicts in SVN, and how to use GIT. Not only that, I learned how to use WordPress and what it is.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

Web Development: Fundamentals and Jobs

Today I learned about web development. Some of the fundamental concepts are servers, the internet, WWW, client, and HTML. I also learned the basics of HTML with CSS. In addition, I started learning about web development roles and jobs related to it. There are differences between a web designer and a web developer.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

Artificial Intelligence

Today I learned what AI is and AI technical skills. In relation to that, I learned what NLP projects are and how to implement them. There are different branches of artificial intelligence such as neural networks. Another type of AI is machine learning. There are a total of 6 major branches: machine learning, neural network, robotics, expert systems, fuzzy logic, and natural language processing. I also learned that it is possible to have s career in AI and it’s possible to get a job in that field with little to no experience and without a degree.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

Creating Digital Assets and Stocks

Today I learned about stocks and investing. There are two types of stocks: common and preferred. The main differences between those two are dividends and voting rights. Trading stocks is to buy and sell them for a short-term profit while investing is buying and holding stocks. Not only that, I learned about the benefits of publishing an E-Book and how to do so. I also learned about webinars, online course creation, podcasts, and stock photos. I learned about the different platforms I can use to record a podcast and how to pick, plan, and record one.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Entrepreneurship: Financing and Getting Sales/Clients

Today I learned about how to obtain funding and get sales/clients. In order to obtain funding, I first need to assess how much money I need first. Then, I should reassess and see if I can reduce any costs and then try to get funding. For getting sales and clients, there are psychological strategies I can use to gain people instead of creating competition. I also learned about methods to gain the upper hand in negotiations and how a good and concise pitch can help improve sales.

Fri. Jul. 15, 2022

Deploying and Branding for a Business

Today I learned about branding and how to create logos. Not only that, I also learned how to obtain funding.

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022


Today I learned about the different types of business and profit models. I also learned more about cofounders. In addition, I learned about the risks of partnership agreements.

Wed. Jul. 13, 2022

Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship

Today I learned about the fundamentals of entrepreneurship. I learned about what it was and the daily lives of many entrepreneurs. Not only that, I learned how to present myself as a leader and speak with confidence.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Providing Services

Today I started the Providing Services unit. I learned about simple but time-consuming jobs such as online tutoring and transcription. I also learned more about photoshop and voice acting.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Life Quality pt. 2

Today I continued with the Improving Your Quality of Life unit. I learned about Stress management, identifying positive role models and mentors, and earning income by living a jet setter lifestyle. I learned the main difference between a role model and a mentor and how to get a mentor.

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

Life Quality pt. 1

Today I started on the Improving Your Quality of Life unit. I learned about how to manage my time efficiently and the resources I can use to help plan out my day. I also learned about what liquidity was and how cryptocurrency is considered a liquid investment.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

Intro to Earning Money Online pt. 3

Today I finished the Intro to Earning Money Online unit and started the Improving Your Quality of Life unit. I learned about the different types of scams and how signs that a job is likely a scam. In addition to that, I learned how to efficiently network and talk to other people to make connections. Not only that, I learned the different between gross and net pay.

Wed. Jul. 6, 2022

Intro: How to Earn Money Online pt. 2

Today I learned about curating my social media, my public image, searching for remote job opportunities, interviews, and how to work remote jobs at Techie Youth.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

Intro to Earning Money Online

Today I learned about working remotely, how to get paid, and the prerequisites to getting employed. I learned about online checking accounts, Square, and how cryptocurrency works.