Girls Who Code

Boobs and hormones prevent women from coding

- May 20, 2016 4 MIN READ

Girls Who Code, an American non-profit working to close the gender gap in the technology and engineering sector through programs that look to educate, inspire, and equip high school girls with the skills and resources to pursue opportunities in computing fields.


PT Essentials wants a very specific type of developer to join the startup

- July 15, 2015 2 MIN READ

The nerd has been one of pop culture’s favourite targets over the last few decades. They’re always drawn as gangly and bespectacled, they’re socially awkward, and they never get the girl until they undergo a dramatic makeover on Beauty and the Geek. Sydney startup PT Essentials wants to set that stereotype aside by finding Australia’s fittest developer.


Aussie PM Thinks Coding Is a Joke

- May 29, 2015 < 1 MIN READ

Australia’s Prime Minister seems to think that coding is a big waste of time. Unfortunately, this attitude is endemic in much of the conservative side of politics and only worsens the crippling skills shortage already faced by the technology sector. [Source:]


Why every coder should practice Test-Driven Development

- March 17, 2014 3 MIN READ

If you’re a coder and you haven’t heard about Test-Driven Development then you may have been living under your laptop. Test-Driven Development (or “TDD” for short) is not a new concept, but it is one that is quickly becoming a mantra of the contemporary coder.