Who Killed the American Demoscene?
I went to Synchrony, one of the US's last active demoparties, where programmers showcase artistic audiovisual works made in marathon coding sessions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
This Coder Fit a Bootable CD and Video Game Into a Tweet
How to write a video game in 277 characters.
We Need More Artists Like This Street Performer-Turned Multimedia Wizard
How a formerly-undocumented kid from Queens went from performing on the subway to a solo art show in Manhattan.
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.
Women in tech tell us how to fix the industry's gender problem
A Former Refugee Just Opened Afghanistan's First All-Female Coding School
Technology education and outreach provides Afghan women with leverage in their fight for social, political, and economic equality.