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!

  • 0.1 + 0.2 !== 0.3: How Computers Store Numbers

    An introduction to how numbers are stored and manipulated as floating-point binary representations in computer memory, and how to deal with the resulting issues of imprecision.

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  • Going native with Electron: How to write cross-platform apps without learning Java/XCode/C++?

    Have you ever wanted to write a cross-platform native app but felt you needed to get a CS degree first? Well you don't. If you can create a website, you can make an app. Find out more in this Tech Talk.

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  • How to use Firebase

    Have you ever wondered what Firebase was and how to use it? You'll learn a little bit more about the amazing Firebase API in this tech talk!

    Speaker:
    Elisabeth Gross
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  • What is TypeScript?

    What's the difference between TypeScript and Javascript? Why should I bother learning it? Find out in this tech talk!

    Speaker:
    Claire Dranginis
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  • Introduction to React

    What is React, and why?

    Speaker:
    Annika Sundberg
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