December 3, 2013

8 Tips On Maximizing Your Mentorship Relationships From Hackbright Academy Mentors For #GivingTuesday

“Always take notes, and research your potential mentor thoughtfully and thoroughly. If they say yes, your first priority is to ask thoughtful questions!” – Martha Girdler, […]
December 2, 2013

I’m a Really Good Impostor (AKA My Ongoing Experience with Impostor Syndrome)

I often was reluctant to tell people I was in engineering school, because I was expecting to be told that I didn’t belong there – and […]
November 26, 2013

What is Software Security Engineering?

As a Hackbright student or alumna, you probably plan to participate in building the foundation of our shiny new automated world. (Thanks for joining us! We […]
November 25, 2013

New part-time classes for software engineers available this winter at Hackbright Academy!

New part-time classes for software engineers available this winter at Hackbright Academy! In 2014, come to Hackbright Academy to learn about: data science (machine learning, analytics […]
November 23, 2013

Hackbright Academy Proudly Participates In “Tech Gives Back” This Holiday Season

The 2013 campaign for the Tech Gives Back program aims to provide $75,000 in cash, goods, and services to Bay Area non-profits. Hackbright Academy is hosting […]
November 20, 2013

(Video) “Programming Interviews Exposed: Secrets to Landing Your Next Job” — Noah Kindler Speaks At Hackbright Academy

You’ve developed the skills. You’ve done the research. And now, only one thing stands between you and your dream job:  The coding interview. For those who […]
November 19, 2013

(Video) Getting Started with Electric Imp at Hackbright

Electric Imp developer relations manager Matt Haines stops by Hackbright Academy to demonstrate how to start programming for the Electric Imp. In this talk, the students […]
November 19, 2013

(Video) Object-Oriented Programming in Python – Lecture From Hackbright Academy Classroom

In this lecture, Hackbright Academy co-founder and instructor Christian Fernandez gives students an introduction to the basics of object-oriented programming (OOP) in Python. Hackbright Academy runs […]
November 16, 2013

Infographic: Increasing Jobs In Tech Being Filled By Women

60% of new tech jobs created in 2013 have been filled by women, suggest the latest statistics released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Maybe employers […]
November 14, 2013

Meet Sarah Allen, Presidential Innovation Fellow At The Smithsonian Institute

Co-founder of RailsBridge and Blazing Cloud, Sarah Allen is currently a 2013 Presidential Innovation Fellow at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. Here is her story. […]
November 13, 2013

Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Hackbright Academy Want 10 Million People To Code This December 9-15

The Hour of Code is now just a few weeks away. If you haven’t heard already, we’re joining Mark Zuckerberg and Angry Birds in supporting this […]
November 12, 2013

A Closer Look: Analyzing Diversity In Your Workplace

Metrics for “analyzing diversity in your workplace” have been broached by self-described tech culture critic Shanley as a response to a call for actual numbers of […]
November 7, 2013

Future of Food Hackathon Adopts Code of Conduct from Hackbright Academy

We are happy to announce that the Hackbright Academy Code of Conduct for Hackathons will be adopted for the The Future of Food Hackathon this November […]
November 6, 2013

Hackbright Co-Founder Speaking At DevBeat 2013 – And Save 30% On DevBeat Tickets With Discount Code “Bright”

DevBeat (November 12-13 in the Regency Center, San Francisco) is the can’t-miss event for those bright, motivated, mid-career developers. (Read: at least one year of experience […]
November 6, 2013

Rainbow Bash Shell: How-To Guide

Don’t you hate it when you get an error message that is so long, you can’t even find where it started? Make your shell rainbow-colored to […]
November 5, 2013

Hackbright Academy Visits Facebook For Tech Talks From Facebook Women – And For Lunch!

The fall 2013 class of Hackbright Academy visited Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park last Friday! We were warmly welcomed by Lisa Lee who leads diversity programs […]