A Podcast about the latest news in tech and the film industry.

5050 Techflix pairs actress and production designer Sayla de Goede with software developer and Youtuber Richardson Dackam to talk about technology and flix (movies, tv, and streaming).

Join us every Saturday for a deep dive into the latest technology trend, movies reviews, and even a few predictions.


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Do you like movies and tech? Each week we talk about the latest news in technology and the film industry. Join us in our living room as we discussed what we think of it and hear some of our predictions.

We just finished Season 1 and Season 2 is coming!

Season 1 — 16 Episodes

Debugging made simple | Part 1

This tutorial is part of a multi series called Debugging Made Simple.

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to edit code on a remote server directly from Visual Code. This is ideal for people who are not comfortable with VIM who prefer to edit code or files with Visual Code.

This approach can be used for:

  • Debugging code in staging or production
  • DevOps setup and edit of a remote server files directly from Visual Code

Tip 1 — Using a Visual Studio Code Extension: Remote SSH

1. Install the Extension: Remote SSH

The Remote — SSH extension lets you use any remote machine with a SSH server as your development environment

How to fix the technical interview and why most developers hate your coding interviews.

Most tech companies complain that they are having a hard time hiring developers. One of the problems is that they fail to understand that algorithm coding interviews are not effective for most developer interviews and often leads to false rejection. If algorithm coding interviews were only used when necessary, companies would have an easier time hiring developers.

I’ve worked with many developers, interviewed a bunch, and debated with many about this topic. As a CTO and team lead, I’ve interviewed many developers for junior and senior…

The Ultimate Steps on How to Achieve Your Goals — Jack Conte’s Method

Why build a plan?

Planning for the future is the best way to help you achieve your goal. If you have a plan to work toward you will have something to focus on and aim for.

It will help you:

  • 1. Stay Focused
  • 2. Know what you want
  • 3. Know if you’re on track to achieve your goal

“Thoughts happen through writing”.

Writing an annual plan forces your intention to be clear and it helps you find clarity in your thoughts

What to expect? What’s the outcome of this plan

When you’re done with the retro, your annual plan will have 3 sections:

  • Vision statement
  • Key result
  • Areas of focus

A vision statement…

That might sound like an odd title for experienced Ruby on Rails Developers. But If you’re new to Ruby on Rails you may relate to it and find the differentiation helpful.

Last night I received a question from a reader:

“I just started a new job and they’re all RoR and I have zero Ruby experience (long time Perl, JS….some Python and Java). I can’t figure out where Ruby ends and Rails begins.” — Steven

When I received this question from Steven, my first intuition was to tell him my usual answer “Rails is written in Ruby, and Ruby is…

From a UX/UI designer who builds applications for a living.

I bought my Oculus Go about 2 weeks ago and already there are so many things I want to say about it which is a good thing! I’m testing this device as much as possible before releasing a full video review on my Youtube Channel. I initially started playing with the device to see how it could change the way we travel and or inspire others to do so. During my experience with the device I started noticing improvements that could be made to an entire spectrum even outside of…

This is for dream killers. People who say “I wish”.

“Person standing on a rocky peak of the mountains of Silver Rock” by Tim Bogdanov on Unsplash

Watch the Video that inspired this post :

You have to dream before your dreams can come true.

–A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I know its an obvious fact, but beyond obvious fact there is sometimes a deeper meaning. This post is for dream killers. People who say “I Wish”. For people who think: It’s too late; I’m too old; Or I could have been… This is for people who dreamed, but have lost hope. And this is for those who are still dreaming.

I made this post for video creator who are currently using ADOBE PREMIERE.

For sake of comparison here are the spec of my machine:

MacBook Pro 13inc Early 2015, 3.1 Ghz, 16GB

Adobe Premiere Pro used to be EXTREMELY slow, but I figured out a solution.

In the video I’ve shared below, I explain how you can drastically improve the performance of Adobe Premiere Pro on your laptop even when you’re editing in 4k. Follow these 10 hacks and you should see some huge improvements.

Did it work for you? Let me know in the comment of the video…

The blame game between airlines and online travel agencies & how to fix this.

It’s well know that although airlines and third party companies are partners; their employees hate each other. When thing get sour, the airline would blame the book service and the booking service will blame the airlines. I had enough to complain about this, so I started thinking about how we can solve this!

At the crossroad of customer services & companies profits, most booking services will abandon you. They’ll never take a blame for a mistake and will try to upsell you when you’re in a…

One day I had a problem, the next day I started building the solution, 5 months later it launched: This is the Story of MyReater.com (Beta)

MyReater.com is a website where you’ll find top books recommended by entrepreneurs, politicians and hundreds of public figures and what books they have in commons.

Imagine going on a website to find a book recommended by your favourite author. As you find that book, you discover that your favourite entrepreneur, your best friend and your mum also recommended that book. This is Reater.

How many times have you heard about a personthat decided to read a book simply because someone they admire recommended it? It happens all time. Ever wondered why there are so many common traits between great leaders? Well, It turns out a lot of them read the same books…

Richardson Dackam

Self-taught Designer, Developer, Videographer & Maker. Host of Shortcut to Mastery Podcast. Youtuber. Startup Founder.

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