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Digital Easter Eggs

April 02, 2023

In the world of computer programming, an "easter egg" is a digital secret tucked inside a piece of code. Easter eggs often take the form of jokes, features, and messages — like what happens when you Google “flip a coin” in Chrome or when you ask Siri to read you a haiku. This month, in honor of Easter, we're featuring our favorite easter eggs on the Internet!

3 Tech-Centric Ways to Promote Sustainability

April 01, 2023

We’ve all heard the standard strategies for reducing our carbon footprint — take the bus instead of driving, reduce red meat, shop local, etc. But we often forget about the impact of our tech. The emissions created by our technology may be less obvious to us, but they’re probably more substantial than you think! In 2018, Bitcoin alone used 0.5% of the world’s energy consumption this year, making…

3 Arab American Tech Trailblazers

April 01, 2023

Though their work is often overlooked, Arab American inventors have made major contributions to American technology. So this month, for Arab American Heritage Month, we’re saying it loud and clear: throughout history, America’s progress in science and tech has been MASSIVELY boosted by the innovations of Arab-American makers and visionaries! Here are just three of our favorite Arab-American tech…

Groundbreaking Gamer Girls Throughout History

March 01, 2023

If you’ve believed up to this point that video games are primarily the purview of gamer dudes, we don’t blame you. Video gaming IS (and has historically been) a male-dominated industry. That being said, the history of video gaming is probably less bro-heavy than you’ve been led to believe. It’s unfortunate, but true: the many women who shaped the video game industry often go unacknowledged, hidden…

7 Things You Can Do With a Foundation in Code

March 01, 2023

1. Web developer Web developers create and maintain websites. They might work in a wide variety of industries spanning tech, publishing, management consulting, advertising, or be self employed. Back-end web developers create the website’s structure, write code, and verify the code works, while front-end web developers work on the visual part of the website, designing the layout of each page…