Tag: learn to code

  • I bought the Hello Ruby books for my daughter a couple months ago. She was interested in learning to code, and I had recently watched Linda Liukas’ wonderful TED talk about how she came to write her books. So I bought both of the Hello Ruby books: one about programming, and the other about computer […]

  • Learning Flask with Corey Schafer

    My Summer project is to finish an initial version of my Practice Math site for our kids. I’ve hit a bit of a snag with fractions, but the functionality for whole numbers is almost ready. The next step is to create a web site for the project so our kids can use the app through […]

  • Practice Math – the Python Edition

    One of my projects this Summer is to redevelop my Practice Math project. The goal is to create a site that my kids can use to practice their math.

  • Raising brave, imperfect daughters, and teaching them to code

    Last week I came across a tweet sharing Reshma Saujani’s TED talk, titled “Teach girls bravery, not perfection”. I immediately bookmarked it to watch with my daughter (and tweeted my plan to do that).

  • I just watched Christian Genco’s 2012 talk at TEDxSMU titled “You Should Learn to Program”. It’s a fun 10 minute talk that highlights why it’s so awesome to learn to code.

  • 42

    42

    Today is my birthday, I’m 42. This year has been an interesting one, to say the least. I’ve been thinking about what to write about it for a couple months and, as I sit here writing this, I’m not entirely sure what to make of it.

  • Celebrating Women in Tech with the awesome #WITBragDay meme

    My favourite meme at the moment is the awesome #WITBragDay meme on Twitter that celebrates women in tech. It seems to have been started by Alice Goldfuss with her tweet.