5 History-Making African Americans in Technology

5 History-Making African Americans in Technology

The Importance of Diverse Role Models Written by: Jamie Berger American computer science Ph.D. candidate at Michigan Technological University @BergerWithASideOfCode We can all agree that role models are important for a child’s development. A dominant aspect of developmental learning is observational, so children repeat what they see. When I was a child, my role models [...]

5 Creative Ways to Use Outdated Gadgets

5 Creative Ways to Use Outdated Gadgets

Author: Kayla Matthews (@kaylaematthews) As you upgrade your devices, computers and gadgets, you end up with a surplus of old tech. You probably have a handful smartphones, tablets or random electronics lying around. Old electronics have a way of collecting dust, especially once you’ve gotten that shiny, new and more powerful upgrade. If you’re worried [...]

Announcing Trendy Techie Contributors!

Announcing Trendy Techie Contributors!

Exciting news! Trendy Techie has just passed its 4th birthday, and to celebrate four years of geekiness I am thrilled to announce the Trendy Techie Contributor series! Over the last four years, this blog has transformed my life. When I started Trendy Techie I had no idea how instrumental it would be to my personal [...]