The Tech Industry and the Rapid Rise of the Bootcamp Graduate

Our first tech talk of 2016 was on a hot topic despite the chilly weather: the increasing number of junior developers coming out of software bootcamps and from similar non-traditional pathways. Though it is starting to change, CS programs traditionally focus more on theory than practice, the opposite approach of bootcamps. Kaylyn Gibilterra, a software … More The Tech Industry and the Rapid Rise of the Bootcamp Graduate

Ubuntu’s 300

Our second tech talk this year was with Canonical’s own VP of Ubuntu Engineering, Rick Spencer. He discussed with us how he has helped grow Ubuntu’s 300 person remote engineering team. Brief Abstract of Rick’s talk: Expanding an engineering team in most large U.S. tech centers {New York, DC, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle} these days … More Ubuntu’s 300

And the Cyberjutsu Award goes to…

ACM Washington DC sponsored this year’s Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu (WSC) Awards. These awards were created to raise awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done by women in the cyber security industry. A panel of judges selected the finalists from nominations submitted by the nominee’s peers. WSC awarded the winners during the Annual … More And the Cyberjutsu Award goes to…

Computer Science Education Week 2014

Over five days, the DC ACM and DeVry University held free workshops offering individuals the experience of computer programming. We believe broadening access to computer skills is important and are very proud of the diversity our workshops drew. Our workshops were titled “Hour of Code” events to recognize the connection our local initiative held to the … More Computer Science Education Week 2014

DC Hour Of Code Event

DC ACM and DeVry University (DC Metro) Celebrates Computer Science Education Week! In honor of code.org‘s Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, DC ACM is sponsoring DeVry University DC Metro’s Computer Science Education Week at their Arlington, Virginia campus. To celebrate, a free workshop is offered to the public each day of the … More DC Hour Of Code Event