Female Role Models: Hedy Lamarr, an actress and the “mother” of modern-day …

This is another woman with an inspirational story, showing that you can multitask and combine “unmixable” stereotypes. To put things into context: Europe is in the middle of an active militarisation, where countries pick sides and you can feel the tension…

Female Role Models: the first programmer in history, Ada Lovelace

For me personally, the biggest discovery was not the fact that the first programmer in history was a woman, but that it was Lord Byron’s daughter, Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace. To put things into context: Lord Byron is well…

Why you should learn how to code: it’s a gym for …

The other day I saw an image on my Instagram feed that made me smile and nod uncontrollably. I was standing in front of a baggage carousel at a busy airport, so people around me may have started looking at…

Computer Girls and Masculinisation of Programming as a Profession

The more I research the subject, the more interesting information I find. The other day I wrote a post about the gender gap in programming world and today I’d like to go in more details about its history. Software as a…

Useful Resources: Web Developer Bootcamp by Rob Dey

As you may know, learning code is rather intimidating. When you can get something right, you feel like a genius, but then if you have a problem (for example, you’ve missed a comma somewhere) and your simple 3 lines of code…

The Gender Gap in Computer Programming

Typically, when you hear someone being described as a “programmer”, you imagine a an antisocial guy, who stays up all night and barely leaves his house (only when his supplies of red bull run out). I find it almost strange that…


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