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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…

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.