Grace Hopper Program
Tech Talks

During the project phase each student explores new technologies needed to bring their specifics idea to life. You'll dive into documentation and learn the nitty gritty through hands-on work. That new knowledge presents a teaching opportunity for you and your classmates. Each student gives a Tech Talk presentation to their own cohort, sharing their new expertise. To get a sense for what Tech Talks look like, check out some recent videos below!

  • Higher order components in React

    Higher order components in React - when and how to use them to make your code more maintainable and readable.

    Speaker:
    Sarah Herr
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  • Intro to Twitter Bots

    Learn how to creatively make use of the swath of publicly available data in the modern digital environment

    Speaker:
    Kate Caldwell
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  • How to counteract the psychological underpinnings of gender bias in tech

    We know about the lack of women working in tech, but what are some of the complex psychological reasons that contribute to it? This tech talk discusses three recent studies on the topic.

    Speaker:
    Rachel Cohen
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  • How to use R for basic data exploration

    This video gives a brief introduction into how big data sets are analyzed, with a focus on exploratory analysis. Additionally, you'll learn basic R commands to visualize and summarize your data in RStudio.

    Speaker:
    Maria Schreiber
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  • Crossing International Borders: Introduction to Internationalization

    Have you ever wondered how design and develop for end users in more than one location? You're going to find out in this Tech Talk!

    Speaker:
    Christiane Heiligers
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