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7 fun and easy pranks to pull in the office

By Stacy Warden on October 10, 2014

Not sure how to celebrate Boss’s Day? These seven simple pranks should do the trick.


It’s time to say no to workplace jargon

By Lora Beros on August 19, 2014

Do people around you sound like they’re reading out of an Intro to Business textbook from the ‘90s? Certain words thrown around in conference rooms and meetings truly make us cringe. Help us abolish workplace jargon by cutting these words from your office today!


The caption to this photo won someone 1 month of training

By Lora Beros on January 24, 2014

Did you know that we host weekly giveaways on our social media channels? This week’s caption contest yielded some pretty hilarious responses we couldn’t help but share.


International Talk Like a Pirate Day cheat sheet

By Lora Beros on September 19, 2013

In celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, we’ve collected some of the best things we’ve seen on the web today. These articles, videos and more should help those of us with zero pirate bravado feel more comfortable celebrating. Have any other good pirate-talk tips? Share them with us in the comment box. [View [...]


10 signs you’re not talking to a developer

By Manya Susoev on September 13, 2013

There are many types of developers out there. And while not all speak the same languages, have the same background, or even agree on the best possible way to do something, there is one thing they come together on: being a developer. There are just certain things that non-programmer friends will never understand! In our [...]


#1 Programmers Excuse [cartoon]

By krystyl on August 14, 2013

(source: xkcd.com)


The Pluralsight Peepcoders

By David Adsit on July 26, 2013

As you can see, the Pluralsight Peepcoders are hard at work Planning Collaborating Being generally hardcore They don’t even need letters printed on their keyboard!


Top 5 Rejected Names for the New XBox One

By Paul Ballard on July 12, 2013

In an Edge interview with Seamus Blackley from days gone by we learned that the original XBox name nearly ended up as some truly terrible alternatives including MARZ (Microsoft Active Reality Zone) and VERV (Virtual Entertainment & Reality Venture).  Given the upcoming release of their latest and most controversial game/media console we thought we’d speculate [...]


May the 4th Be With You!

By Paul Ballard on May 4, 2013

  Originally posted at http://www.socialsignal.com/image/fear-will-keep-the-display-inline-fear-of-this-browser


Top 5 New Features in Windows Blue

By Paul Ballard on April 18, 2013

Microsoft is poised to announce its next iteration of Windows 8, not-so-secretly code named “Blue”.  While the upcoming release has sprung more leaks than a Carnival Cruise ship toilet, these are some otherwise overlooked features sure to make this release a winner with consumers and critics alike. Boot to Chrome Facing almost no actual pressure [...]


Who’s Your Daddy?

By Paul Ballard on April 17, 2013

Contributed by Troy Kranendonk


What Keeps You Up At Night?

By Paul Ballard on April 9, 2013


Vadering, Hadouken, and Levitation! We do it all!

By krystyl on April 5, 2013

Yesterday April 4th, The Pluralsight family decided to go for a leisurely lunch at the park, and enjoy the wonderful sunshine. Then, Mitch got angry! Here’s the photo proof that you never know just how much force someone has within.


When the Music Stops… The Sorrow Begins

By Paul Ballard on March 22, 2013


Exclusive New Course by Billy Hollis: Agilo-Modulizer

By krystyl on March 18, 2013

This morning we are happy to announce the newest course by Professor Pluralsight (aka Billy Hollis). This language is so new, that Professor Pluralsight is one if not the only person to know about it, and he’s ready to share it with you! Watch below as he goes through each step to train you on [...]


Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Geek Style!

By Paul Ballard on March 15, 2013

This Sunday is St. Patrick’s day and as such, just wouldn’t be the same without a traditional St. Patrick’s day parade.  And of course, no St. Patrick’s day parade would be complete without… Star Wars!  Watch as Jedi Knights, Storm Troopers, and even the beloved ‘droids celebrate the wearing of the green. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dftYABmXOD4?feature=player_detailpage]


Battle of the Wearables!

By Paul Ballard on March 11, 2013


2013 Author Summit in Review

By krystyl on March 6, 2013

Each year we bring together our authors for a retreat in a very exclusive location. This year we treated our authors to a special get away here in our Utah office. Authors were met with smiling faces, brilliant minds, and an extravagant ski trip with the company founders. Here’s a little preview of some of [...]


The Case of the Stressed-out Coder

By Dan Appleman on March 5, 2013

Some years ago I started writing occasionally in a genre that I call the “Soft-boiled detective techno-thriller parody”. It’s been a while since I’ve written one – I hope you enjoy it. The Southwest flight to Salt Lake City was turbulent, mostly due to the terrified shudders of the passengers with peanut allergies. I was [...]


Yahoo Homecoming!

By Paul Ballard on February 27, 2013