Cat Miller

Cat Miller has been the anchor of DiceTV since the program began in 2008. A former HR manager, she has worked in television and feature films including the Grindhouse flick Shadow: Dead Riot. She's a member of the Screen Actors Guild, and does her own stunts.

How to Build Your Professional Network

Posted In Looking in Tech
Networking is about more than handing out your business cards. This week, let’s look at the best ways you can build and maintain the relationships that will turn into your professional network — even if you hate networking.  

Be Sure to Look at These 5 C++ Libraries

Posted In C++/C#, Working in Tech
In honor of our new C++ and C# talent community, Cat discusses five of Community Guide David Bolton’s favorite libraries for C++ development.  

New Browser Plugin Blocks Ad Targeting

Posted In Living in Tech
Each and every thing we look up online leaves a cookie trail — which advertisers then use to target us with relevant ads. But thanks to a new browser plugin and game by a Parsons grad student, advertisers may not have it so easy anymore. Here’s Cat with the details.  

Citi Bike Spurs New Mobile Opportunities

Posted In Living in Tech
With the recent debut of New York’s Citi Bike, a new opportunity’s arisen: Bike tech. Cat shows off some of the earliest tech toys developed around the bike sharing system — and discusses new possibilities for developers.  

Good News for Job Searchers, Courtesy of Google

Posted In Looking in Tech
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Recently Laszlo Bock, Senior VP of People Operations at Google, shared some information gleaned from Google’s Big Data hiring research. This week, Cat examines a few of the takeaways — and why you may be able to sleep a little easier.

Tips for Avoiding Common Startup Mistakes

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The number of new tech startups establishing themselves each year is on the rise. But the sad truth is most of them fail before their product ever reaches the market. This week Cat gives her advice for avoiding the most common mistakes startups make.  

4 Things to Do This Summer If You Didn’t Get an Internship

Posted In Looking in Tech
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Not everyone gets a summer internship after every year of college. Nothing came through for you this year? That doesn’t mean you can’t use the summer to your career’s advantage. This week Cat offers four ways to take advantage of the extra time on your hands that will give you something to show for your break — even without an internship.

Which Job Hunting Tips Are Right for You?

Posted In Looking in Tech
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Do this, do that – Seems like career experts do nothing but spout the same advice to all people. But the truth is you have to take their pointers and boil them down to the formula that works for you. This week, Cat distills all of the advice you may have heard into a list of simple, essential ideas.

Our Favorite Tech Billionaires

Posted In Living in Tech
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They spend their money on hobbies just like the rest of us: sports — except they buy teams. Homes — except they have lots of them. Charities — except they donate whole campuses. If we had portfolios that rivaled the economies of some small countries, we’d want to be like these folks.  

4 Ways to Learn New Technical Skills

Posted In Looking in Tech
Cat Miller
It’s a Catch 22. You need to have experience in the latest technologies to land your dream job. But you don’t have the latest skills. What to do? Cat’s got four strategies to follow.