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CodeGirl Documentary: The Technovation Challenge

Join high school-aged girls from around the world as they try to better their community through technology and collaboration in this thrilling, heartfelt documentary. By 2017, the app market will be valued at $77 Billion. Over 80% of these developers are male. The Technovation Challenge aims to change that by empowering girls worldwide to develop […]
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80×40: The Repository Itself is the Product

Most projects treat git as a versioned container for content – be it source code, artwork, text, 3D models, or raw data – but I feel that git also offers many new ways to express content. Maybe you could use git to play games like tick-tac-toe or Connect Four, or maybe you could use git […]
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“Watch This Software Learn to Play Super Mario World Better Than You Can”

A quick YouTube search reveals countless Super Mario World speedruns by some of the game’s most skilled players. And MarI/O can keep up with the best of them, even though it’s actually just a piece of advanced learning software made up of virtual neural networks. Created by Seth Bling, a developer who also happens to […]
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“Her Code Got Humans on the Moon – And Invented Software Itself…”

As a working mother in the 1960s, Hamilton was unusual; but as a spaceship programmer, Hamilton was positively radical. Hamilton would bring her daughter Lauren by the lab on weekends and evenings. While 4-year-old Lauren slept on the floor of the office overlooking the Charles River, her mother programmed away, creating routines that would ultimately […]