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Hibah Ansari

Getting a Tech Job Without a Degree

Several people who are interested in entering the technology industry avoid doing so under the misconception that they can’t find a job without a pricey, lengthy college degree. However, this is far from the truth.

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Hibah Ansari

Not Having Diversity in Tech is Dangerous

Algorithmic bias can be extremely harmful for a variety of reasons. The world continually adapts algorithms to make crucial decisions. Algorithms exist to help businesses decide whether or not to offer people loans, evaluate job candidates for the next stage of the hiring process, and even in assessing sentence lengths for people who have been convicted of crimes.

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Hibah Ansari

Technology and the US Election

The introduction of technology in facilitating voter responses may quell some fears of miscounted votes, but is accompanied by a host of tech-related issues. There are several different models of electronic voting machines utilized across the country, varying in age, software, capabilities, and level of susceptibility to malfunction, and just like any other electronic device, they can malfunction — big time.

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Yasmin Ali

What is Data Science?

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been hearing “data science” getting thrown around in tech circles. The odds are also likely that you’ve heard about how lucrative and rewarding this particular career path can be. But what is it, exactly?

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Yasmin Ali

Will True Diversity in Tech Ever Become a Reality?

A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of attending and being a speaker at the Future for Us Summit at the Riveter in Seattle. As a minority woman and Indian American who immigrated to this country over 28 years ago, it was very gratifying to see the hundreds of people that gathered there on a Friday night.

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