March 26, 2014

Computer Science Homework Was “The Most Fun” – Says Entrepreneur and Serial Technical Leader Kate Matsudaira

Kate Matsudaira is an experienced engineering leader, from VP of engineering to CTO, and is currently founder and CEO of Popforms. Prior to joining the startup […]
March 21, 2014

Hackbright Field Trip to New Relic’s San Francisco Office!

The Spring 2014 class of Hackbright Academy engineering fellows visited New Relic‘s San Francisco office on Thursday for a field trip. We enjoyed the coffee bar […]
March 20, 2014

Data nerd Zoe Kay, New Relic software engineer at work

Zoe Kay is a software engineer at New Relic’s San Francisco office. She made basic webpages before going studying social science at Portland State. She spent […]
March 19, 2014

Node.js Tech Talk by Tom Croucher at Hackbright Academy

Software engineer Tom Croucher gave a tech talk at Hackbright Academy about Node.js and mobile – discussing what benefits Node.js offer compared with other approaches. Watch […]
March 17, 2014

Meet Jenn Wong, a Self-Taught Web Developer in San Francisco for Zillow

Jennifer Wong is a San Francisco native and self taught web developer. In a former life, she was a civil engineer and is still a registered […]
March 13, 2014

BeMyApp Factory Hack (March 28-30) Adopts Hackbright Academy Hackathon Code of Conduct

BeMyApp Factory Hack has adopted the Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for Hackathons! Come to the BeMyApp Factory Hack to build a connected object with your […]
March 1, 2014

Hackbright Field Trip to the Eventbrite Office!

The Spring 2014 class of Hackbright Academy engineering fellows visited Eventbrite headquarters today in San Francisco’s SOMA district. We were welcomed by Eventbrite co-founder and president […]
March 1, 2014

Hackbright Field Trip to the Eventbrite Office!

The Spring 2014 class of Hackbright Academy engineering fellows visited Eventbrite headquarters today in San Francisco’s SOMA district. We were welcomed by Eventbrite co-founder and president […]
February 27, 2014

(Video) Building Full-Stack Python Web Applications

Software engineer Kate Heddleston gave a tech talk at Hackbright Academy about building full-stack Python web applications – where you manage every part of the application […]
February 24, 2014

Adora Cheung – From Software Engineer to Startup CEO

30 year old Adora Cheung is the CEO and co-founder of Homejoy, a venture-backed San Francisco startup focused on house cleaning. She started coding in high […]
February 12, 2014

(Video) “Robots, JavaScript and Drones: Welcome to the Hardware Revolution” with Tindie Head of Engineering Julia Grace at Hackbright Academy

Tindie head of engineering Julia Grace stopped by Hackbright Academy to introduce software engineers to the world of hardware. She gave a tech talk on “Robots, […]
February 10, 2014

Make A #HackentinesDay E-Card, and Then Tweet It To Friends on Friday!

Learn the basic building blocks of HTML, CSS and JavaScript by building a Valentine’s Day e-card of your very own! #HackentinesDay with Uber software engineer Martha […]
February 6, 2014

Dave-to-Girl Ratio in Mentors at Hackbright Academy

We crunched some numbers about the various software engineers who mentor Hackbright engineering fellows. What we found was a Dave-to-girl ratio of 3 to 68 🙂 […]
February 4, 2014

Interview with Shannon Burns, Spring 2014 Hackbright Student & Founder of the CodeShannon Fund!

Shannon Burns was pleasantly surprised and financially unprepared when she was accepted to Hackbright Academy. Coming from a low-income network, Shannon had to think fast, so […]
January 30, 2014

Meet Mobile Developer Anna Billstrom (PickAxe Mobile)

Anna is a mobile developer (iOS, Android, Mobile Web), software engineer (Rails, Java), and database architect. She holds a degree in English from Reed. Her team […]
January 30, 2014

Do The Hardest Thing

I’ve programmed myself to do the hardest things in life, but they’ve also brought me the greatest joy! After dropping out of my first computer science […]