Light Reads

Behind the Bar: Observations from a Hackathon Newbie & Bartender

Being a hackathon newbie until this weekend, I had always imagined hackathons as a room filled with glasses wearing programming nerds.  Bartending my first, I realized that they are fun, bonding experiences filled with innovation and networking ...

Fashion For Programming: Fashion Tech Meets FinTech (A NYC Fashion Week Special)

Byte Academy coding bootcamp and Felix Gray eyewear kicked off a collaboration and demo for campus "Fashion Tech Week" paralleling New York Fashion Week in mid February.  Although Felix Gray is only in soft launch, participating Byte Academy stu...

Valentine’s Day Special: How To Date A Programmer

This special piece is written by one of our team members who took the jump into dating a programmer before she had experience in tech, a few years back (while he picked up Python, she picked up Mandarin.) When we went on our first date, he tur...