IT Careers For Girls and Women

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Find Out Why LinkedIn Is Important To Your Career

If you’ve ever searched for a job, you’ve probably figured out most all companies require the whole hiring process be done online. And nowadays, just …

A Comprehensive Guide To Web Design

<i>(This is a sponsored post)</i>. Web design is tricky. Designers and developers have to take a lot of things into account when designing a website, from …

Women Cracked Wartime Codes. They Can Fix Tech Today, Too.

Before she died in 2016 at age 94, Ann Caracristi, the first female deputy director of the National Security Agency, liked to reminisce about the absurd stereotypes that women had to contend with back when she entered public service during World War II. Chief among these — she found it somewhat …

Pearl Harbor

Is the U.S. finally about to take IoT security seriously?

Does IoT stand for “internet of threats”? One senator says it might soon, and warned that the internet of things could “pose a direct threat to …

200 universities just launched 560 free online courses. Here’s the full list.

If you haven’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at-least partially free). These courses are …

These Top Tech Companies Are Hiring First, Training Later

Pinterest, Airbnb, LinkedIn, and others are giving apprentice engineers with nontraditional backgrounds a shot at tech jobs–and paying them to learn.<p>Madelyn Tavarez doesn’t have a computer science degree. She studied economics in college and interned in finance-related roles before taking a …

University of Washington

Goldman Sachs interns think learning Python is more important than Mandarin

The summer program at Goldman Sachs is arguably the most prestigious internship on Wall Street. The types of young high-flyers that the bank takes in every year is a good gauge of where the bank, and the industry, is heading.<p>Judging from a survey of the latest batch of Goldman interns, the future …

Goldman Sachs

Your data will get hacked anyway so you might as well give up protecting it

<b>Something for the Weekend, Sir?</b> Spend the money on freezing your brainFlee! Flee! It’s the return of the frozen heads!

Cisco AI-driven services help close widening IT skills gap

The drive to digital transformation is causing the world to move faster than ever. And it seems businesses are experiencing a huge case of “fear of …

Watch Out! Difficult-to-Detect Phishing Attack Can Steal Your Apple ID Password

Can you detect which one of the above screens—asking an iPhone user for iCloud password—is original and which is fake? Well, you would agree that …

What Sephora Knows About Women in Tech That Silicon Valley Doesn’t

More than 60% of the retailer’s technology workers are female<p>In a San Francisco office an hour’s drive from some of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley, Sephora has managed a corporate feat that would make the leaders of Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc. envious: a majority of the …

Silicon Valley

5 Notable Books That Will Change Your Life

Even though there continues to be a shortage of women in Tech, there’s a movement to encourage more women to enter the field. Tech mavens who’ve …

WSJ Poll: Americans Losing Faith in College Degrees

A poll published on Thursday by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reveals that Americans are losing faith in college degrees.<p>According to the <i>Wall Street …

Top Computer Skills You Absolutely Need To Learn

SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE<p>Recently, there have been famous companies such as Target's data breach where some 40 million debit and credit card account …

How this woman leapt from HR person to Google engineer without a computer science degree

In May 2017, Angela Taylor officially became a full-time job software engineer for Google's mapping division, internally named GEO.<p>It was, in some ways, a difficult six-year process. In other ways it was a total fluke.<p>That's because the 30-year-old Taylor had actually been working for Google since …

This 12-year-old computer programmer built a computer program that will bless the medical science

12-year-old girl develops a computer program which prevents dangerous reaction to medicines<p>A medical tablet may work on some individuals but it may …

Be brave, don’t give up: advice we would give to our younger selves

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Postcards

IT hiring is broken. Here are three ways to fix it.

The best job candidates aren't always the ones who put the right keywords on their resumes. These techniques will help you better sift through the …

Microsoft Volunteers Create Bot To Find Sex Traffickers In Seattle

Volunteers from Microsoft have joined with a group fighting against sex-trafficking to help find purveyors and participants in sex-trafficking.<p>The …

This Baltimore teen is using fashion to spread a love of coding

<b>Claire Smith</b> is hoping her sparkly pink prom dress can show young girls that tech isn’t just for boys.“It shows girls that you can still be girly and …

8 Amazing Women to Inspire Your Entrepreneurial Journey

Bold. Innovative. Fearless. Visionary.<p>These are a few of the words used to describe some of the remarkable women entrepreneurs who have built …

Meet Three Awesome Women Helping Young Girls Get Involved In STEM

When it comes to women in STEM (the acronym for the fields of science, technology, engineering and math), the numbers are pretty disappointing. While …

GHC 16: Talk by Anna Patterson — ABIE Technical Leadership Award Winner

GHC 16: Talk by Anna Patterson — ABIE Technical Leadership Award Winner<p>Quoting GHC 2016, “The Technical Leadership ABIE Award recognizes women …

IBM's Ginni Rometty: Work on Something Bigger Than Yourself

IBM's CEO shared three big lessons from her career on Wednesday in hopes of helping the next generation of female technologists succeed.<p>As a tech worker for 35 years, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty knows all about the challenges women technologists face, but she also knows how they can succeed. Rometty …

Ginni Rometty

The future of money

What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or currency exchange bureaus? That's the …

Digital Currency

Women in STEM Begins With Girls in STEM: 7 Ways to Support a Generation of Scientific Young Women

There is an issue with trying to determine why STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is still a four-letter word to women: We're asking the wrong question. We should be asking instead, Why is STEM still a four-letter word to girls? Representing women in technology and science …

ELLE's 2017 Women in Tech: Star Tech Voyagers

Meet the founders, execs, engineers, and VCs shaking up the world's most powerful industry.<p><b>This article originally appears in the August 2017 issue of ELLE.</b><p>In our fourth annual Women in Tech power list, we celebrate the founders, execs, engineers, and VCs shaking up the world's most powerful …

460 Free Online Programming & Computer Science Courses You Can Start in July

Five years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 700 schools around the world …

Meet the Wonderfully Nerdy CEO Who Is Now America's Richest Self-Made Woman in Tech

Bill Gates is actually the male version of Judy Faulkner<p>Judy Faulkner hates high heels.<p>Stockings too.<p>“High heels hurt,” she told <i>The Capital Times</i>. …

Bill Gates