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!

  • 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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  • How to Write Asynchronous JS with ES6 Generators

    Have chaining multiple promises got you feeling confused? Learn how ES6 Generator functions can help make writing asynchronous functions easier to read and understand!

    Speaker:
    Fanny Jiang
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  • How to program IoT devices with Cylon.js

    What is the Internet of Things (IoT) & why is it important? Learn how Javascript, specifically Cylon.js, makes communicating across IoT devices easy by bridging the gap between platforms.

    Speaker:
    Peggy Rayzis
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  • So You Want To Be A Hacker

    Being a hacker may be easier than you think. But before you put on your hacker hat, learn what it takes to be a hacker by diving into the virtual realm of Cyber Security!

    Speaker:
    Britney Lovell
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