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Justice Is Blind (Submissions)


This post has been kicking around for a while. It started as an argument for blind submissions in tech conferences. At that point I was still assuming that tech conferences had submission processes, which they apparently don’t: I'm trying to understand this. @TechCrunch holds an annual big deal conference and doesn't screen presenters? http://t.co/MzYZHlN8kt —

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Writing, Coding or Other


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Yesterday, I got this Tweet: https://twitter.com/literarychica/status/363665984906735616 Yup. Been there. Am still there. Once you realize the power of code, and that it’s YOURS to wield, you’re tormented by all the cool stuff you could do to your site. But wait, you’re there to write, right? Right?! Maybe not. Your blog used to be a haven

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Coding for Humanists, Maybe


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I’ve posted about learning to code before, but this is much more current. Obviously, feel free to contribute resources in the comments. After I posted on why humanists should learn to code, several people asked for resources. Fair enough. Mentoring for Code with Me and Rails Girls reminded me that it’s really helpful to have teachers who

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Tech Gratia Artis


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For the last six months. I’ve been conflicted. Should I write about tech or education? Design or development? Who is my current audience? Who do I want to talk to? I had no idea. One thing I knew: I wanted to write about tech. I’m going to write about tech, which is one of the points of

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What I Learned from Ada Lovelace


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On December 10, Google featured a great doodle of Ada Lovelace, “Enchantress of Numbers” I knew Ada was often called the first programmer; the doodle inspired me to find out more, and I ended up reading this  New Scientist “interview” highlighting some memorable quotes from Ms. Lovelace. One, in particular,  kinda blew my mind: [The Analytical Engine] might

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