coding

tech-features

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.14.19
programming

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.
Arielle Gordon
4.22.19
Black Hole

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.
Arielle Gordon
4.16.19
Motherboard

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.
Samantha Cole
4.1.19
coding

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.
Samantha Cole
3.28.19
Opinion

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?
Alex Gaynor
11.15.18
coding

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.
Samantha Cole
9.12.18
programming

This Coder Fit a Bootable CD and Video Game Into a Tweet

How to write a video game in 277 characters.
Michael Gaynor
8.3.18
Art

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.
Kara Weisenstein
7.24.18
Facebook

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.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.28.18
Frontier

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.
Alice Rowsome
8.31.17
architecture

This Apocalyptic Architecture Investigates Invisible Military Control

Asad Ullah Khan blends architecture with narrative to create new worlds.
Catherine Chapman
8.4.17
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