Entries by Paul Boutin

New Hackbright Prep Course Helps Students Pursue the Full-Time Fellowship

We’re excited to announce that Hackbright Academy has launched Hackbright Prep, an 8-week evening course where students learn coding fundamentals while preparing for the Hackbright Fellowship application process. We’ve interviewed Jessica Earley, Director of Part-Time Education, to get more insight on this new course.  Tell us more about Hackbright Prep We saw a growing interest in […]

Hackbright Alumnae: Teaching and Reaching Together

Emma Ferguson is a software engineer at Eventbrite, which claims to be the world’s largest self-ticketing platform. She graduated from Hackbright in March of 2016. Before Hackbright, she worked as a data analyst for four years. When not coding, Emma skis, bakes, walks shelter dogs, and loves to hang out around museums! In 2016, Emma volunteered as […]

Ada the Language: Alive and in Flight

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, so there’s no better time than the present to talk about the programming language named after her. Everyone sort of knows that there was a programming language named after Ada, who developed the first known computational algorithm for a machine. What most don’t know: What Ada, Countess of Lovelace, was to abstract big thinking, the […]