We’ve featured Kansas City Women in Technology (KCWiT); we’ve featured their program, Coding & Cupcakes, for mothers and daughters. Now it’s time to introduce you to their adult program, Coding & Cocktails. Talking coding with cocktails in hand?? Sign us up! Read on to find out how women interested in Kansas City coding are getting […]
Last month, Maker Faire Kansas City made its appearance, and I made sure I was there. It’s produced by Maker Media, publisher of MAKE: magazine, and host of Maker Faires all around the world. Maker Faire describes their events as a “gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do.” […]
With a daughter going into the cyber security field, I am all too aware of the many ways hackers can get access to our precious data and foul up systems we need to use everyday. I often wonder, if they’re so smart, why can’t they just use their superpowers for good? The people at Code […]
One of the things I’ve enjoyed about gathering profiles to feature on KC Geeks is learning about the fascinating stories behind people’s hobbies – how they became interested, what they love about it, and the relationships they’ve built because of the hobby. What’s also interesting to me is what they later go on to build […]
CoderDojo Kansas City is a volunteer-powered way to teach youth to not only to code, but to problem solve, create, and collaborate around technical solutions. Hear from Program Director Bill Ayakatubby on what kids get out of participating.