Friday, February 13, 2015

The prisoners trying to code their way to a better life

"San Quentin state prison in California has begun a ground-breaking programme to teach prisoners how to code. Eighteen inmates have been selected to take part in a six month course which teaches them essential web coding languages and aims to make them more employable when they leave prison." Read more in BBC.

Thanks, +Howie Liu 

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

"It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers." Read more in the NYT .