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Month: March 2018

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5 Actions for Allies Who Care About the Leaky Tech Pipeline

https://www.flickr.com/photos/narshada/8101174824 The Kapor Center for Social Impact recently launched The Leaky Tech Pipeline. This “framework and website are meant to increase understanding of the causes of disparities in the technology ecosystem, raise awareness about effective strategies and stages for intervention,…

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Power BI — Uma primeira impressão

Eu assisti o Workshop como sair do nada e chegar ao tudo no Power BI com o Mestre Claudio Bonel, um profissional com muita expertise em BI, que com um humor contagiante, de forma leve e feliz colocou a gente…

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Blockchain-managed ICOs, crowdfunding set to ease fundraising among startups

Blockchain-Managed ICOs, Crowdfunding Set to Ease Fundraising Among Startups Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are changing the game for startups that are struggling to gain access to financial resources for capital formation. In the first half of last year, ICOs eclipsed venture…

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My SXSW Experience — Convergence

SXSW 2018 This is the third year I have attended SXSW. What began as a music festival has grown into a 10-day gathering of thousands of people to discuss and see the latest in music, education, sports, film, comedy, technology…

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Some of the Key Skills Women in the Technology Industry Need to Have

Technology has rapidly become an essential part of our everyday lives and as the industry is diversifying, more and more diverse demographics are finding their way into unique and developing job roles. While initially a male-dominated industry, women have quickly found…

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Top 10 Thoughts I Have When I See Women Accomplishing Things

https://medium.com/media/c1fc2ba48da1c8937a626a274cf909b3/href Top 10 Thoughts I Have When I See Women Accomplishing Things Women supporting women is the best thing ever I love supporting other women and reading about women’s achievements in tech, media, and writing. I also love seeing women at…

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Coding should be like Acting or Dancing

Photo by Saksham Gangwar on Unsplash When a child, especially girls, are young, they are typically enrolled in dance, acting, instrumental, or sports classes. The reason parents typically do this is to see where their sons or daughters’ interests lie. This…

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Design Lessons From Mobile AR Experiments

Design Lessons Learned From Mobile AR Experiments For the last couple of months I have been working on a variety of small AR experiments and side projects. With the release of both ARCore and ARKit, it’s been fun exploring and…

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Women, Don’t Apologize

@ravi_roshan_inc Sorry is the new wolf. If you catch my drift. I find myself constantly saying sorry. Most of the time, for nothing at all. Sorry for interrupting you interrupting me. Sorry for speaking. Sorry for saying sorry. Sorry. Ugh. In the dictionary,…

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This is a call to arms: Shitty Popups must die.

Marketers: increasing conversions and migraines since 1995 I’m a female creative tech worker who has been deeply embroiled in the industry since Geocities was a thing. It’s safe to say I know what I’m talking about when it comes to a…

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Invite the non-coder to your events!

Or: Why coding isn’t the only thing you need to teach “A group of people brainstorming over a laptop and sheets of paper” by Štefan Štefančík on Unsplash What do the following have in common? • Code Camp • Hackathon • Code…

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Don’t use pinup images on conference swag. And other obvious actions for allies.

Photo courtesy of Dinah Davis Last week was a busy one for the Better Allies team. InfoSec World 2018 happened, and unfortunately generated some cautionary tales for allies. Plus we have a few other everyday actions to help create a more…

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Myra: A Smart Zulip Chatbot

Making chat bots the Zulip way Zulip Logo About Zulip Zulip is a powerful open source group chat application which gives a tough competition to its competitors such as Slack, Discord, etc. The Python Zulip API To interact with a Zulip realm, Zulip…

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5 Reasons Everyone Should Learn to Code

There are quite a few people that are still not sure what coding is. In our day and time, coding can come in handy in many situations. Apart from being able to collaborate with other people, you will come to…

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Not my father’s (work)place

Growing up I was exposed to textbook gender stereotypes and that’s why I know we can defeat them. Stereotypes need to die a long slow death Stereotypes are complicated. Many appear so deeply embedded in our psyche, they all but link to…

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The Easiest Way to Create an Interactive 3D Web Experience

https://medium.com/media/467a144c3b78e49237955976ed2352be/href Believe it or not, you can create an interactive 3D web experience in only 15 lines of script. Let’s get started. Step 1: Download p5.js complete. https://p5js.org/download/ p5 is a creative developers best kept secret. Not only does it simplify…

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Stacks and Queues Made Simple

I thought that today I would write about 2 types of data structures-stacks and queues. You may want to learn about these if you have ever wondered why medium posts new articles at the top of your page, and old…

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Code, coach, spread love @Django Girls Bangkok

I have to say that I never think I can code. As I look back to my younger age, I always have my old memories in my mind. I sat back on the cafeteria table, in the hall next to my…