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The True Meaning of Diversity in the Tech Field

A lack of inclusion and diversity in the tech field has been a long-prevailing issue. In 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission acknowledged that despite the technology industry’s power in the economic sector, it lacked diversity and inclusion, which was becoming a significant dilemma. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,  “The results were stark - in most job categories, the representation of women, African Americans, and Hispanics [...]

By |February 9th, 2021|

What Makes Computer Engineering Different From Software Engineering?

Engineering bridges together science and technology, two of the leading disciplines that are impacting the world today. It contains many subfields and subdisciplines, and notably among them are computer engineering and software engineering. Knowing the differences between the two may be a challenge, as both involve the study of computers. However, software engineering and computer engineering have several key differences.  Computer Engineering vs Software Engineering To begin with, software engineering [...]

By |February 8th, 2021|

What is JavaScript and Why Do We Use It?

When it comes to web and software development, JavaScript is a crucial flexible language to learn.  JavaScript is a scripting language that can be run in any browser. As a result, it can bring a webpage to life by adding visual effects or create new features for web apps such as Gmail. Here’s what you should know about JavaScript and why coders use it:  JavaScript In-Browser Capabilities In a browser, [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|

Why Is Racial Diversity Still Lacking in STEM Fields?

It is 2021, so why is racial diversity still lacking specifically in the STEM fields, and why is it so challenging to address? It comes down to three major components. Limited Access to Quality Education Racial disparity inevitably starts at a young age. It begins at home and continues into local communities and schools that we send our children to.  Poverty is a critical factor in preventing non-white children from [...]

By |February 1st, 2021|

What Is an Average Data Scientist Salary?

Data roles, specifically data scientists, are one of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States, according to the LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise Report for 2021. The report found that 150 million technology-related jobs are expected to be added around the world in the next five years, with 5,420 current job openings for data scientist positions on the LinkedIn website.  With the powerful role that technology holds in the world [...]

By |January 28th, 2021|

What is Coding? As Explained by a Student, CEO, and a Non-Profit Organization

When Naomi Freeman began coding, she didn’t learn in the traditional sense. She worked an administrative position at a hospital focusing on volunteer resources where she faced challenges like typing in 1,500 applications into a database every four months. With a background in creative writing and philosophy, Freeman hadn’t taken on coding in a formal setting. But she was determined to find a way to optimize her work while spending [...]

By |January 25th, 2021|
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