Ruby Gem – Blonde Dictionary

As I was progressing through my coding course, I’ve encountered something that will capture any girl’s attention – unknown substances called “gems”. What are those precious…

Female Role Models: Ida Rhodes, the woman who defined the …

Ida Rhodes was a pioneer in computing and was a member of the clique of the most influential women at the heart of computer development (along with Gertrude…

Exploring GitHub

The day has come for me to try GitHub. Oh god. It wasn’t my voluntary decision, the course I’m doing made me do it. So I…

Computer bug: it all started with an actual insect

The term “computer bug” is very common, but have you thought about the history behind it? As it turns out, there was an actual insect involved! I…

Useful Resources: Codecademy

As you may know, I am relatively new to programming and one of the reasons that I’ve started this blog is to help people like…

Female Role Models: Grace Hopper, the “Queen of Software”

‘If it’s a good idea, go ahead and do it because it’s much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.’ Grace Hopper This…

I want to learn to code online, where do I …

Alright, so you’ve decided that you want to learn to code, but the question is: where does one start? There are so many different opinions…

Female Role Models: Hedy Lamarr, an actress and the “mother” …

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…

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…

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

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…

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…