2015 has been a standout year for Scrapinghub with new developments in expanded products, noteworthy clients, and cherished partnerships. We were curious about whether we could continue our growth from 2014 and are pleased to report that our curiosity has been successfully laid to rest. So without further ado, let’s dive straight into what has made 2015 a hard act to follow.
Here at Scrapinghub we are a remote team of 100+ engineers distributed among 30+ countries. As part of their standard contract, Scrapinghubbers get 20 vacation days per year and local country holidays off, and yet we spent almost zero time managing this. How do we do it?. The answer is “git” and here we explain how.
Being free to work from wherever you feel like, no boundaries holding you to a specific place or country. This is one of the greatest advantages of working remotely, and it's leading many people to travel around the globe while completing their work. Today Claudio Salazar, a Scrapinghubber from Chile, is here to share his experiences and tips for these who seek working on the road.
This year I have reached a major milestone in my life, which is getting my bachelor's degree in mathematics. When I made the decision to go back to college, it was solely because my experience working at Scrapinghub, I figured out that having a math background would be a great foundation for getting into ML-related stuff.
When Scrapinghub came into the world in 2010, one thing we wanted was for it to be a company which could be powered by a global workforce, each individual working remotely from anywhere in the world. Reduced commuting time and as a consequence increased family time were the primary reasons for this. In Uruguay, Pablo was commuting long distances to do work which realistically could have be done...