coding

programming

DataCamp Teachers Boycott Their Own Classes Following Sexual Misconduct by Executive

Instructors say that the online data science learning platform has failed to meaningfully address an incident that happened at a company gathering in 2017.
Arielle Gordon
2 days ago
Black Hole

The Sexist Trolls Doubting Black Hole Researcher Katie Bouman Need to Learn to Code

The harassment campaign against one of the researchers who helped photograph a black hole isn't just sexist, it's technically simplistic and inaccurate.
Arielle Gordon
4.16.19
apps

This Fake Boyfriend App Bails You Out of Awkward Moments

Microsoft developer advocate Chloe Condon created an app to fake a call, to get her off the hook in unwanted social situations.
Samantha Cole
4.1.19
coding

This Company Will Pay You to Learn to Code, and Take 15 Percent of Your Income Later

Modern Labor promises to teach you to code in five months and help find you a job when you graduate—but you’re on the hook for the next two years.
Samantha Cole
3.28.19
Opinion

The Internet Has a Huge C/C++ Problem and Developers Don't Want to Deal With It

What do Heartbleed, WannaCry, and million dollar iPhone bugs have in common?
Alex Gaynor
11.15.18
coding

Trolls Baffled by Victoria's Secret Model Who Codes

Instagram trolls tried to question Lyndsey Scott's coding skills—and showed how pervasive these biases are in tech.
Samantha Cole
9.12.18
programming

This Coder Fit a Bootable CD and Video Game Into a Tweet

How to write a video game in 277 characters.
Michael Gaynor
8.3.18
Facebook

Don’t Just Delete Facebook, Poison Your Data First

If you're savvy with code, you can employ a script that repeatedly alters your Facebook posts with nonsense, making it more difficult for the social media site to collect user data.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.28.18
programming

Are Software Developers Miserable?

A new survey attempts to quantify the unhappiness of programmers.
Michael Byrne
4.15.17
Canada

I Played Justin Trudeau’s Hockey Video Game and It Was Eh

A review of Justin Trudeau’s flash game.
Zack Kotzer
12.8.16
programming

Hack This: An Overdue Python Primer

A very short introduction.
Michael Byrne
10.21.16
Beyoncé

‘Bey Script’ Uses a Clever Beyoncé Analogy to Teach Non-Techies How to Code

Simple as "beyonce.sing(single ladies)."
Madison Margolin
8.29.16
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