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Year: 2017

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Breaking the Glass Level Cap

Aloy from Herizon Zero Dawn Why game development is a valid career path for women Earlier this summer I attended a conference for women in tech. I had the pleasure of meeting other women my age as well as executives of big…

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Por que os brinquedos “das meninas” são tão condescendentes?

Não me refiro “condescendente” como algo flexível e tolerante, e sim, pelo sentido pejorativo da palavra “ que tenta acentuar uma superioridade sua (real ou não), tratando de maneira paternalista outra pessoa.” Mas como um simples brinquedo pode ser condescendente? Lembro…

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My Journey to Become a Front-End Developer Without a CS Degree

I am a self-taught developer. I work as a full-time JS developer in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Three years ago, I was a fresh graduate, with a degree in finance and banking. Just like many other students, I had no…

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The Programming Virgin’s Intro to Front-end Development

The ‘Programming Virgin’s Intro to’ series is for those who are very new to the world of coding, and are deciding on exactly what kind of technology they want to begin with. Think of it as guidance counselling for the…

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Happy Holidays from Code Like A Girl

Happy Holidays from Code Like A Girl Hi Code Like A Girl community! We want to wish you and your families a Happy Holiday Season! Did you know that Mrs. Clause is an Engineer? Don’t believe us? Check it out here. Did you…

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The Last Jedi, toxic masculinity, and showing your place in all this

This blog contains spoilers for The Last Jedi. It’s also about white male identity, white male identity crises, and some of the pain and tears required to face up to privilege, entitlement and hegemony. It is not an attempt for…

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What Sexist White Dudes are Doing to Tech

The only diversity is tech bro’s socks (source) I have been studying sexism in tech for years and now that I’ve joined tech myself, I am starting to see things in another light. I just read Sara Wachter-Boettcher’s book, Technically Wrong:…

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Lessons I Learned As a Computer Science Major in 2017

Thinking back to the beginning of 2017, I made a lot of New Year’s resolutions that fell along the lines of getting As in all of my classes, getting a software internship in a city outside my hometown, and having…

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5 componentes que la inteligencia artificial debe poseer para tener éxito

Contenido obtenido de https://goo.gl/m42raX por Ayesha Wallayat y traducido al español por Natalia Fernández Pintos para Code Like a Girl Parece que que sólo hace unos años el término “Big Data” pasó de un área prometedora de investigación e interés a…

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Is finding freelance clients really that difficult?

No. But getting good clients is like winning the goddamn lottery Space Dandy. It’s anime. Deal with it. Full disclosure: I’ve only been Freelancing, officially, for 3 months. What started as a desperate grab for cash after quitting my job, turned into…

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Você está pronto para ser ágil?

Photo by Kelly Sikkema Provavelmente você me responderá que sim, que não só está pronto para ser ágil como também utiliza o Scrum para desenvolver aplicativos que trazem lucros para a sua organização. E eu vou rebater questionando se realmente seus…

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All I Want For Christmas Is For Women To Know Their Value

I’m going to get this out of the way — every time I hear a certain seasonal Mariah Carey song, I am filled with a (probably) irrational level of rage. (It may not surprise you to learn that I’m not a very…

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Roxy Dee’s 2018 Infosec Predictions

2018 predictions for Infosec and the World Wide Internet! This is the ONLY predictions article you need to read for 2018! 1. We’re finally running out of IPv4! Finally, we’ll upgrade to IPv5! The Internet of Things has taken over, and we…

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How I spent my Saturday at the Devfest!

I love attending developer events as I learn more ideas, technologies and latest trends from fellow devs in the community. This Saturday I decided to attend the local GDG in Silicon Valley. Google Developer’s group GDG Dev fests are run…

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My binders of women: a story of personal regret

I feel deeply ashamed I wasn’t more vigilant throughout my career. I’m even on record for some of this before I realized what it actually meant even for me (mainly bc “Lean In” was kinda BS). I AM the definition…

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Resolutions and Revelations

Every year, a few weeks before Christmas, I haul a big, blue tub of Christmas decorations down from an obscure closet shelf and prepare to be festive. As I’m shimmying my way into the holiday spirit by dancing around my…

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Mrs. Claus Saves Christmas

Mrs. Claus knew she had to be careful in how she brought it up to Santa. “Your book is getting so big, dear,” she said. He picked it up like it was a box of Kleenex. “No. It’s just fine.” He…

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Some poor black girl in Children’s Hospital has the cure for cancer.

The LaQuita Theory. You know, we talk about “diversity” like it’s some sort of fucking pity party. We tell these big corporations that they should put their greedy biases aside and help minorities out because it’s the right thing to do….