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  • Blog Post: A Long Way From The Osborne

    Growing up, I distinctly remember how technology first made its appearance in my life and how it evolved over time. My dad used to bring home from work his ginormous Osborne computer in the 80s, with its black screen, green typeface and no GUI (I played a lot of Zork on that thing). Computers gradually...
  • Blog Post: Secrets to Success for Women in Tech

    Occasionally, I am asked for career advice. Now, I *definitely* don’t have it all figured out (I work from home, and there are days when I’m still wearing whatever I slept in until about 5 minutes before the school bus brings my kiddo home from school), but I have collected a few nuggets...
  • Blog Post: What I Wish My Younger Self Could See

    I can’t say there is one moment when I decided that I would go into technology. Growing up, I was one of the geekiest kids that I knew. When other girls were talking about popular bands in high school, I was listening to ripped tapes of video game music. When other girls were going on dates, I...
  • Blog Post: An Open Letter to Future Women in Tech

    My Fellow Women in Tech and future colleagues, Let me first state that this professional path, was never something I intended and definitely something I never planned. I wasn’t a programming prodigy unless mastering Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing counts. I didn’t take computer science in...
  • Blog Post: Build Your First #IoT Project in a Weekend

    This project is part of our #idevthis series where we listen to what developers are most interested in and then share tutorials to make it easy to participate in the latest trends. Share your finished project or just tell us what you're most excited about using the #idevthis hashtag on Twitter. Overview...
  • Blog Post: Becoming a Better Programmer: Why Scott Krieder Became a Microsoft Student Partner

    This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program . For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Scott...
  • Blog Post: Getting a Jumpstart in the Job Market: Why Ramsey Khadder Became a Microsoft Student Partner

    This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program . For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Ramsey...
  • Blog Post: Leveling Up His Programming Skills: Why Alec Crow Became a Microsoft Student Partner

    This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program . For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Alec...
  • Blog Post: Gearing Up For a Career in Tech: Why Justin Wunder Became a Microsoft Student Partner

    This post is part of an ongoing series on preparing for a career in technology by the Microsoft Student Partner Program . For more career advice and to learn how you can get a jumpstart at your local university follow @MS_Student on Twitter and share your questions using the #WhyMSP hashtag. Justin...
  • Blog Post: Trend to Follow: Women in Computer Science

    We are all familiar with success stories of men who code, but where are the women? As of now, female developers are few and far between in technology, and unfortunately it’s getting worse: Women make up half of the U.S. workforce, but hold just 25% of the jobs in technical or computing fields...
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