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I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about the different organizations that have helped alleviate the inequality in tech by paying their students, and the impact it is making on the tech community.
The conference was nothing short of amazing. Although it was a WordPress-focused conference, the speakers never made you feel like you had to be a WordPress expert or superfan to take in their knowledge.
The WordPress pattern directory has been open for a while with ready-to-use layouts but now anyone with a WordPress.org login can create their own. They can be as simple or as intricate as you would like to make them.
As more and more in-person events start to return, it’s important to remember we are still in the middle of a pandemic. People may not want to admit it but the fast yearning to want to return to normalcy has come at a huge cost. However, there are many ways we can still meet up responsibly and try to curve the spread.
Learn.WordPress.org is a series of free learning courses that teach the basics of setting up WordPress for the first time and useful tips on some of WordPress’s most prominent features.
In 1982, Dr. Marsha Rhea Williams became the first black woman to receive a Ph.D. in computer science. Dr. Williams’s legacy is important for several reasons. The first is that Dr. Williams gave hope to others who did not see themselves in the computer science field. Many Black people, women, and Black women saw not only a mirror in her but a mentor as well.
Why is pay transparency so important in tech specifically? It helps cut back on biases in hiring and pay, it ensures that people are getting paid their worth, and it makes for happier employees.
Dr. Gladys West is one of the pioneering ‘Hidden Figures’ whose work helped create the Global Positional System (GPS). When
Anne McCarthy is one of the creators of the Museum of Block Art (MOBA), an online museum that showcases art created with the WordPress block editor.
Trey (or Tacobob) is a gamer from Columbia, South Carolina who enjoys reading comic books, cooking, and gaming. I sat
The Supreme Court considers whether web professionals can reject same-sex marriage web site jobs on religious grounds.