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Month: March 2017

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Deciding on the One Thing You Want to Do

This may feel like the hardest thing you have to decide. You probably have a several avenues that you can go, but you are having a hard time deciding which path to take. I recommended to my friend to read The…

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4 Ways I Celebrated Women’s History Month This Year

Women Who Code Webinar: My Career in Coding and How I Transitioned My Career Yesterday I had the opportunity to give a presentation in a Women Who Code SF Webinar hosted by Hackbright Academy. The Webinar was entitled: “My Career in…

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Why it’s okay to be you

As part of the New Entrepreneur Foundation, each member gets a coach to help them make the most out of the year and mine is an absolute diamond. Most of my coaching sessions have usually evolved around a mini life…

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La disculpa perfecta

Rediseñando errores de páginas. Escrito por Chrystal King y traducido al español por Maria Alejandra Yepes para Code Like A Girl Traducción: Mi error Los errores son parte de la vida y no deberías evitar cometerlos. En vez de eso ¡acéptalos! porque son…

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Las 3 Mejores Plataformas para tu ChatBot

Los bots son útiles, baratos y simples, algunos ni si quiera necesitan de conocimientos en programación para su creación. Esta nueva herramienta tiene mucho camino por delante, hasta se prevé que los bots podrían reemplazar parcialmente las apps que utilizamos…

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Rebel Parenting — Raising Scientists and Artists in Our Homes

Let’s face it, science and the arts are under attack in America right now. Many have begun to portray science as a liberal conspiracy and view the arts as a liberal social experiment hell bent on ruining society with its…

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StackOverflow Developer Survey: Results are Depressingly Unsurprising

StackOverflow’s Developer Survey: The Results I look forward every year to the results from StackOverflow’s developer survey. I’m in the software industry myself, and I always find the demographic information enlightening. Here are a few highlights from my first glance at…

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Why humility in leadership is a cure-all for what ails you

stocksnap.io Matthew Wiebe Feeling like a fraud? Promoted out of your comfort zone? Anxious in a new job? Just try this… I found myself promoted to an executive director’s position early on in my career. I was a victim of bad management…

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My Co-Worker is Pregnant! How Can I Help?

Don’t be afraid, pregnant women don’t bite. Well..as long as you’re not standing in the way of chocolate. How many eggs do you eat a day? When I was pregnant I would eat almost an entire carton. EVERY DAY. Yeah,…

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Quotable: Gender Discriminatory Language

In honor of International Women’s Day, I want to make a few call outs here. Those who know me, know I’m big on equality and feminist AF. I wanted to share a few quotes that have happened to me as…

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Sexism in Tech: Beyond the Outrage

With the discoveries at Uber, there is a fresh new heap of outrage over sexism in tech. I was outraged for years about sexism in tech. While I worked with many advocates, I have experienced many levels of sexism in tech….

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Why I chose UX Design as a career change in my late 40s

The idea of switching careers took me two years of digging deep about which direction I craved and what I wanted my next journey in life to encompass. I had considered the tech field because it’s a thriving market in…

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Learning to learn to code

I am a self taught developer. When I began learning to code, the biggest confusion was which course or courses to follow online. The internet offers multiple online courses and all promise to make you a developer ninja. Unfortunately, that…

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Let’s prepare for the jobs of tomorrow,

Let’s prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, Let’s learn Computer Science The robots are coming, What are we gonna do ? We all know the future. We are going to lose jobs to automation. If you aren’t convinced, check out: These jobs…

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5 Tips for Enduring Pregnancy in the Tech World

Me trying to take in the smell of success…or as far as I could manage with the baby belly. Growing up, I wasn’t around many pregnant women. All I knew of pregnant life was from the media, and the media had…

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Aren’t Women Supposed to Be Caregivers?

Your article discusses an interesting perspective. It is logical that if 25% of people entering school for technology are women that the workforce and hence companies would be 25% female. You go on to discuss that women aren’t entering the…

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Minha História, Django Girls e as Mulheres na Tecnologia

Grande parte das fotos neste post foram tiradas pelos fotógrafos oficiais do Django Girls Porto Alegre e podem ser encontradas aqui. 180 pessoas marcaram a maior edição do Django Girls que já houve NO MUNDO! o/ No final de semana passado…

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Making Video Without a Videocamera

https://medium.com/media/7540d0c9a800797e159d9c596199f59a/href The problem I am a musician. I need to make music videos, and to be able to present my music in a visual form when playing live. But I do not have a proper video camera and I certainly…