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Five Inspirational Women in Tech

Five Inspirational Women in Tech

This International Women’s Day, we wanted to highlight five women we at blue{shift} find to be incredibly inspiring. They’re diverse in their pursuits, passionate about their fields, and driven to innovate. 
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Girls and Coding Camps by the Numbers

Girls and Coding Camps by the Numbers

Something we’re always talking about in the blue{shift} office is how we can better engage girls with the coding camps, workshops, and after-school clubs we offer. We decided to take a look at attendance numbers from the last seven holiday camps we’ve run (going back to December 2016), to see if there’s a particular age or course type at which girls are more or less engaged than others. We want to answer the question: just how divided are coding camps — and what can we do to address the discrepancy?

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The Language behind the Jargon: Coding 101

The Language behind the Jargon: Coding 101

The latest jargon can confuse even the most savvy of parents, and at blue{shift}, we want to make the translation from tech to terminology easier. Throughout this article, we are going to demystify some of the basic vocabulary surrounding programming.
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What Laptop is Best for Minecraft?

What Laptop is Best for Minecraft?

For those with children who are Minecraft modders and adventure-mode enthusiasts, choosing the correct laptop can be difficult. Minecraft modding and game design require more than just the basic processing speed, memory storage, and software platforms. We've taken a look at what the best options are for you and your gamer.
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