Book Review: The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton Christenson

In 2011, Forbes aptly called world famous Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen “one of the most influential business theorists of the last 50 years.” Christensen’s book “The Innovator’s Dilemma” perfectly exemplifies why he deserves such lofty praise. In “The Innovator’s Dilemma”, Christensen puts forth a theory that demystifies the seemingly inexplicable failures of some […]

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5 Reasons to Head to a Tech Conference

Spring and summer tech conferences are just around the corner. Here’s why you should consider looking for a tech conference near you. 1. New Ideas, New Inspiration Whether you’re still in school or an experienced computer scientist, there’s always something new to learn. Tech conferences are great places to share ideas and get inspired. At […]

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The Legacy of Grace Hopper

How much do you know about Grace Hopper? In celebration of Women’s History Month, here are some discussion questions to accompany The Queen of Code, a short 15 minute documentary released earlier this year by Gillian Jacobs. What did you know about Grace Hopper before watching the documentary? After watching the documentary, what surprised you […]

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Taking Your Coding to the Next Level

You’ve done the Hour of Code and Codecademy, or maybe you’ve taken a couple formal intro classes. Now what? Here are some great resources for staying sharp and taking your coding to the next level. Code School Pros: Code School offers fun-themed, polished instruction videos and exercises for Ruby, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, iOS, Git and electives […]