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Six Trans Programmers Who Shattered the Lavender Ceiling

March 01, 2023

Each year on March 31st, the world celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day to recognize the many contributions that trans individuals have made to every sector of society — and coding is no exception! In most conversations about STEM diversity, many (including us here at The Coding Space) spotlight the lack of women in the industry, but these conversations often treat…

STEM Love Stories

February 01, 2023

"Science is not only a discipline of reason but, also, one of romance and passion." — Stephen Hawking It’s Valentine’s Day, and let’s be honest — sometimes, being a STEM lover on Valentine’s Day can seem…well..uncool? Hollywood and society at large love to depict scientists, mathematicians, and coders as cold, aloof, robotic, and critical. There’s a lot of emphasis on the brain and barely any…

A Brief History of Coding

February 01, 2023

Coding might seem like a modern phenomenon, but it has roots in computing processes that date back to the 1800s, WW1, and even ancient Sumeria.

Are Coding Classes Worth It?

February 01, 2023

Coding has quickly become a crucial skill in today's digital age. From building websites and mobile apps, to automating tasks and analyzing data, the ability to code is increasingly in demand across a wide range of industries. As a result, many parents are now considering introducing coding to their children at an early age. But is it really worth it? Here are a few reasons why coding classes for…

5 Black Pioneers in STEM

February 01, 2023

Happy Black History Month! Now is not only a time to reflect on the achievements of Black individuals and communities, but also a time to recognize the ongoing struggle for racial equality and social justice. From the earliest days of recorded history, Black scientists, inventors, and mathematicians have been at the forefront of scientific discovery and technological innovation, but their…

8 Reasons to Start Coding Young

January 01, 2023

In our increasingly digital world, lots of parents want their kids to become computer-literate — and why shouldn’t they? The question is, when should they start learning? According to Harvard, the younger the better. As it turns out, most professional programmers started learning their trade early in life. According to Stack Overflow’s 2020 Developers survey, over 54 percent of professional…