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Monthly Archive for September, 2017

Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper is a true inspiration for all Americans. Her accomplishments stretch from receiving multiple honors in the military, including becoming a Rear Admiral, to creating some of the most essential technologies of our generation. She was gifted since a young age and never allowed her gender to prevent her from reaching her goals. Hopper […]

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Boeing Whistleblowers

In 2007, two Boeing employees told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer that Boeing could not properly protect sensitive data in its computer systems from fraud, theft, and manipulation. They also alleged that the company misrepresented the true nature of their system’s security in a report to the Securities and Exchanges Commission. These employees claim they spoke to […]

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Diversity

Diversity is widely accepted as a pro rather than a con. Having a more diverse team leads to more unique perspectives and ideas. Companies across all industries champion diversity and its impacts. Many of them support programs to increase the number of women and minorities on their teams. With all this said, how is it […]

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H-1B Visas

The H-1B Visa Program has the right idea. The goal is to allow US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty jobs, often referring to positions in science and technology. It’s been proven that empowering foreign workers in the technology sphere has led to more innovation, with over 50% of billion-dollar startups being founded by […]

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Loyal to Yourself

I am a person who embraces change. Whether it is expected or not, I pride myself on being able to adapt to new factors and situations in any facet of my life. I believe this is most true when it comes to my work. Truthfully, I can grow bored with a topic or project after […]

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H4X0R80Y

When I hear the word hacker, the first word that comes to mind is disruption. I did not grow up wanting to work with computers, I never spent much time on online forums such as Reddit, and I do not keep up with all of the latest advancements in technology. Up until I declared my […]

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SuperCoder

When I decided to get my degree in computer science, I knew I would be learning how to program and gaining an understanding of technology in our world today. What I did not realize was just how much of a super-power programming can be. Everyone in the world relies on some or multiple forms of […]

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