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In 2020, COVID-19 hit, and globally, there was a massive shift to online instruction. Educators and parents realized that going forward, now that school boards have invested heavily in remote learning it has become a core aspect of education. Some people have surely been impressed by what even the youngest learners can do with technology. …

Write more¬†code If you want to get better at something then you have to spend time doing that thing, there is no other way sadly. No matter how many articles you read, how many times you read the docs, you will not improve unless you put your hands and mind in action. That design pattern …

A digital building code is needed to help designers better protect the privacy of people when they use online platforms and websites. At the moment no such code exists in New Zealand. Our study with designers shows they try to be ethical in what they do. But commercial pressures from clients and uncertainty around the …

Learn how developers can support assistive technology projects and inclusivity. I have been involved with assistive technology for about ten years now, beginning with a stint as an assistive technology tutor with the¬†Kenya Society for the Blind. Assistive technology helps improve the lives of people with cognitive, physical or sensory challenges. It comprises a wide …

PyCon 2019 | Syntax Trees and Python – Automated Code Transformations Speaker: Joe Gordon   Manually updating a million line code base is tedious. Thankfully syntax trees provide a safe and quick way to automatically apply repetitive transformations. Leveraging syntax tree based tooling (based on lib2to3), has been a critical component of Pinterest’s Python 3 …