Read Listen Watch Vol 2

Searching for inspiration or motivation? Check out where the Code Institute team have found inspiration in what they watched, read and listened to this month. If you’ve got your own suggestions for thought-provoking content we’d love to hear from you.

Watch Tiger King, Netflix

A voyeuristic look inside the American underworld of big cat breeding, replete with a complex and compelling cast of seedy characters. It’s insane, it’s like nothing I’ve ever watched before. It’s hard to believe it’s real life! 

Ciara McGlynn, Social Media Manager

Listen Full Disclosure

In these challenging times, it’s encouraging to see the creative ways that coding can save lives. A 17-year old developer named William Gibson created Wash Your Lyrics, a hand-washing lyrics generator that went viral, and this is his story. 

Maria McLoughlin, Community Engagement Manager

Read Ali: A Life Story

This comprehensive biography by Jonathan Eig, goes beyond the heralded headlines of The Greatest’s well documented life. With over 500 interviews from those who knew him best, Ali tells the story of a unique sportsman and character who personified belief. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.”

Billy Keenan, Social Media & Event Executive

Got some inspiring content you’d like to share with us? We’d love to hear from you, email your suggestions to mary@codeinstitute.net

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External CSS

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Is now a good time to become a software developer?

Recent stories about layoffs in the tech industry have made some people ask themselves whether or not now is a good time to become a software developer. It’s a natural question to ask, especially considering how we perceive companies like these as the largest “tech” companies. However, technology will not stop growing regardless of their […]