Month: September 2013

Advocating for Geeks

Of course as soon as I type up a list of my recent finds of women in tech sites Huffington Post goes and makes a better one. This covers a lot of the biggies. Ones I have my eye on helping with (or following in the footsteps of) once I have more street cred. My […]

A Canvas

If you’ve tuned in for my regular poetic ramblings on life and web development for the past few days what you probably saw was a site in a bit of a mess. Instead of designing my own WordPress theme I had the zany notion that it would be quicker just to pick a theme and […]

Girl Power!

I’ve spent the past few week inundating my friend Ava, the one who starts Hackbright on Monday, with women in tech articles and sites online. She suggested I try to collect them all in one place, so here we go: Big Sites: Ada Initiative – Conferences, lobbying, mentoring. Lots of good stuff. Articles and video […]

Tangent

I got called a rockstar today. I’m trying to make myself believe it. All I have left to do that’s required is the recursion stuff. Then there’s a bunch of extra credit that I want to try to go all the way through. Code School has a new (free) intro to JavaScript module that I also […]

Voices

Getting me through the work days/coding breaks lately are a couple of podcasts I just discovered: Welcome to Night Vale Throwing Shade and an old favorite, back when I had time to watch their livestream The Co-optional Podcast (formerly TGS Podcast).

Impostor Syndrome

Impostor syndrome describes a situation where someone feels like an impostor or fraud because they think that their accomplishments are nowhere near as good as those of the people around them. Usually, their accomplishments are just as good, and the person is being needlessly insecure. – Geek Feminism Wiki The lack of posting this week is entirely related […]