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2017 Grace Hopper Conference: Career Fair

Tweet 2017 Grace Hopper Conference: Career Fair Another great year of the Grace Hopper Conference, including the Career Fair.  GHC is a three-day conference designed to bring together women in computing to discuss research and career interests. Top Companies for Women Technologists evaluated 63 companies this year, accounting for more than 574,000 technologists across a […]

? Facebook Basketball App

Tweet During March Madness, whenever you send an Emoji basketball to a friend in Facebook messenger you can tap on the basketball and play simple free throw game. I just tried it with a high score of 10. Your score is shared with whoever is in the conversation and you can continue to play against […]

Best of 2015 Lists

Tweet Best of 2015 Lists A lot of people have been creating their end of the year “Best of 2015” lists and I wanted to aggregate them so you could go through them quickly. I have linked to the stories linked or listed below and tried to embed a couple of videos for easy viewing […]

Admiral Grace Hopper

Tweet Grace Murray HopperMy dear friend Randy Bear of Concerned Citizen blog  helped me find all this incredible information about Admiral Grace Hopper, the namesake for the Women in Computing conference on Houston, TX this year.  What didn’t we find? Leave comments below. As I get more time I’ll include special stories including from Randy […]

2015 Dragon Con Costumes

Tweet 2015 Dragon Con Costumes In the spirit of getting ready for Alamo City Comic Con check out these pictures from Hotlanta where Dragon Con is going on right now! 1987 marked the beginning of Dragon Con. John Bunnell, David Cody, Robert Dennis, Mike Helba, Pat Henry, and Ed Kramer formed the original Dragon Con Board […]

2015 Must Have iOS Apps

Tweet 2015 Must Have iOS Apps Over the past couple of weeks I have had hours and hours of road trip miles to download hundreds top iTunes chart apps (out of boredom) across multiple categories and these are the apps that stood out to me. Most of these are free, a couple a paid apps but […]

Barbie Book Fail

Tweet Barbie Book Fail I really push myself to be empathetic and consider multiples sides. I am frequently accused of justifying too much for people. But when I saw the headlines in my Facebook newsfeed about “Barbie’s I Can Be a Computer Engineer” book, I braced myself though for the worse and I was rewarded. […]

Join Women in Tech Facebook Room

Tweet Download Facebook’s Rooms Download the new Facebook app called, “Rooms” from the Apple AppStore. Rooms is an app that lets you create places for whatever you’re into. Pick a topic, create a room and customize its look and feel. Share invites anywhere online or off. You can use whatever nickname you want in each room […]

2014 Alamo City Comic Con

Tweet 2014 Alamo City Comic Con My daughter (Boba Fett), my husband (Darth Vadar), and I (Jedi) LOVED our time at the 2014 Alamo City Comic Con held at the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center. During the first year (2013), ACCC brought in 35,000 cosplayers, geeks, and SciFi lovers. What to Expect First time to a […]

Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con

Tweet Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con Wizard World San Antonio Comic Con is finally hear!  Check out these pictures from the first day!  There is two days left at the Henry B. Gonzalez Center and you can find all the days’ events here. LOCATION Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center200 E Market St.San Antonio, TX […]

San Antonio Comic Con

Tweet 2014 San Antonio Comic Con As the mother of a daughter who had a “May the Fourth Be With You” themed birthday party and was Boba Fett for Halloween, I am very excited to announce the opportunity to win one of twenty 3-day passes to San Antonio’s Wizard World Comic Con, coming August 1st through the […]

GeoPalz ibitz wireless pedometer for adults and kids

Tweet ibitz™ by GeoPalz® is a wireless pedometer. The new ibitz Kid and Adult Wireless Pedometers, are physical activity based devices and apps that wirelessly syncs to your iOS Bluetooth 4.0® (BLE) phone or tablet and allows adults and children their own unique experience with personalized apps. The ibitz Unity for adults tracks steps, distance, […]

Star Wars Birthday Party

Tweet I am so proud of the Star Wars Birthday Party I just finished throwing. I’m exhausted, and for a brief moment I considered putting this post off and writing it eventually (or getting to it two years later…) but today is May 4th and there’s literally no better day to write a blog post […]

Logitech Harmony Keyboard at Best Buy

Tweet The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Do you want to be able to easily and quickly start, find and control Internet entertainment in your living room? @Logitech @BestBuy #HarmonySmartKeyboard Starting on March 23, 2014, Best […]