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NEW! SOB Podcast: Launching Seikou Technologies with the Founder and CEO Nicholas Poole

Summary:

In this 45th episode of SOB: Style of the Business podcast, Keetria interviews Nicholas Poole the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Seikou Technologies, a small subsidiary of Professional Career Training Institute located in Houston, Texas. Seikou Technologies is “a one-stop shop for all of your tech needs,” and Nicholas Poole shares his passion for technology and giving people the skills to change their lives.

Show Notes:

  • Seikou Technologies handles technology needs for education, projects, websites, web designs, web applications, and mobile apps.
  • Nicholas Poole is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin, with a degree in Economics and his Master’s Degree in Biomedical Informatics.
  • He originally wanted to move to New York for finance, but his girlfriend convinced him to stay in Austin.
  • Twice a month Seikou Technologies offers coding classes called “Coding with a Twist”
  • Understand coding to the degree where you can actually apply it.
  • Nicholas Poole believes cryptocurrency is here to stay but not until it becomes centralized.
  • Blockchain secures and encrypts transactions.
  • Seikou Technologies is looking to develop the future Elon Musk and Steve Job-level tech experts
  • Start with the “For Dummies” books to learn more about tech applications.
  • He is inspired by watching people’s lives change for the better.
  • They launched an app that looks for hashtags using natural language processing and it will follow those individuals.

 

3 Key Points:

  1. What you learn in school is often different from how it works on the job in the industry.
  2. Networking and building relationships and in your field are extremely important.
  3. Python is a strong, malleable programing language that is great for beginners to learn.

 

Tweetable Quotes:

–   “Try your hardest to get internships.” – Nicholas Poole.

–   “The most important thing you can do is have an idea in mind.” – Nicholas Poole.

–   “Think of blockchain as a huge digital ledger.” – Nicholas Poole.

 

Upcoming Event – Coding With a Twist: Intro to Python for Blockchain https://buff.ly/2NdUWZy

 

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