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Women in Technology: Have we Really Advanced in 2018?

Despite a lot of media attention on gender diversity in tech over the years, there’s still a noticeable lack of women in high-profile roles.   Gender equality has been a notorious issue in the business world for decades, and although…

How To Write A Web Developer Resume — A Complete Guide

Christina Morillo Web development. It’s not only a growing industry and one of the most popular jobs at the moment, but it’s also one of the highest paying jobs. The competition is skyrocketing and you can’t get a position without…

Women Who Tech Are Dangerous — Sara Brand

A Portrait Project by John Davidson Sara Brand Job Title: Founding General Partner of True Wealth Ventures Years in the tech industry: 20+ On the True Wealth Ventures mission: We are an early stage venture capital investment fund that invests in women led…

How technology is changing the way we look at nonprofits

Technology is changing the way we view things — even the way we extend a helping hand. Charities, foundations, and nonprofit groups are slowly, but surely getting into the hang of getting digital help to keep up with a growing audience and possible…

20 of the Best Free Resources to Learn How to Code

Show your brain a little self-care by investing time in learning a new coding language. Photo by Alexandru Acea on Unsplash It’s #internationalselfcareday, and rather than simple DIY face mask recipes or meditation tips, we’re giving you a list of our…

How STEM Programs Can Do Better

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) courses are receiving continued and increasing support from educators hoping to equip the next generation. STEM fields harness a method and a mindset that says: we can give kids the opportunity to think creatively…

Want to Empower Girls in Tech? Empower their Mothers Too

Make-HER, Sunnyvale Public Library First Tuesdays are a special time at the Sunnyvale Public Library. Girls ages 8–12 line up with their mothers (or other significant female) at 6:30 PM for a Making program. Youth services librarian, Nancy Andrus, was inspired…

How to Undo the Last Commit

Image from Altassian tutorial In this post I will show how I sometimes recover wrong changes (commits) in a coding project, using git on the command line. Why would I want to do this? In my thesis, I’m working on a project…

How to Set Up D3.js with Webpack and Babel

Before you begin, make sure you have node and npm installed. Use a node version higher than 6. Also, note that all terminal commands are for Mac. Please use the equivalent commands for your OS. The repository for this tutorial lives here….

Teaching by Making: The Raspberry Pi Way

When the Raspberry Pi first came on the scene back in 2008 it seemed like a revolutionary idea: An affordable and programmable computer that could be used to teach kids — and adults — how to code. As is often the case, the genius of…