When I graduated, I had a choice: go get a job at a media company, or try to make Parceld a business. I chose the latter, and am so glad I did. Even if, after 7 months of dedicating myself body, mind, and spirit to the effort, I have now shut Parceld down. By Brianne [...]
Posts Tagged "GitHub"
I love the challenges of pair programming — knowing when to stop for direction, when to brazenly code on, and when to take breaks. By Annie Chang (Student, Hackbright Academy) Time flies when you’re having fun, and we’re almost 20% done with the Hackbright Academy program. I like to think that my glass is 80% [...]
Programming is by no means an individual pilgrimage; seeing what others are working on and helping/getting help from others can make learning much more fun and rewarding. By Michelle Sun (Student, Hackbright Academy) It’s the beginning of Hackbright Academy, working on Python. There has been ups and downs, some days (and nights) of pure nightmares, [...]
This is my story of how I almost won $20k. By Hadiyah Mujhid (Co-Founder, Black Founders) This weekend I participated in the AT&T Mobile HTML5 Hackathon. I had very mixed feelings in the beginning about my participation for multiple reasons. The first reason in which I was against participating is because I have a number [...]
By Susan Hobbs (Conference Program Chair, TechCrunch) On Saturday afternoon a group of 30 pint size wannabe hackers gathered at the GitHub offices in San Francisco for the first CoderDojo in the United States. Irish teen sensation, James Whelton had traveled to San Francisco to take his highly successful social hacking education platform to the [...]
By Zach Holman (Ego Surfer, GitHub) Yesterday Penelope Trunk wrote a guest post on TechCrunch that told us all to “Stop Telling Women To Do Startups”. Pardon me while I do just the opposite. Startups don’t need to suck. Trunk’s article has a lot of arguments that just aren’t relevant to the problem of getting [...]
By Leah Culver (Founder & CEO, Convore) For my second startup Convore, I applied to Y Combinator because I wanted to be part of their alumni network. It’s a great way to test out a product — with thousands of Y Combinator alumni. Convore was accepted and part of the Winter 2011 group. My motivations [...]