Another successful Hackathon is over! The 2023 ‘From Open Data to AI’ Mini Hackathon was a great evening of innovation, collaboration, and creative problem solving. A big thank you to everyone who helped make it possible, and to all of our participants that brought their ideas to the table. If you missed it, be sure to check out our...Read more
We are so proud of our girls from Newburgh Girls Code Club learning and growing through coding projects, gaining more confidence through their experience of growth in our supportive environment! Technology, empowernemnt, and sisterhood-building activities were highlighted as the key instruments for leadership. Through the Summer Immersive two-weeks bootcamp girls learned web development and were able to build their projects from scratch with HTML, CSS and...Read more
For the Fall 2022 Newburgh Girls Code Club switched gears to experiment with new audiences, and was reformatted as Newburgh Coding Club for the youth.
10 boys and girls enrolled for the Fall 2022 cohort to learn coding and Computer Science basics from scratch with Scratch.mit.edu.
We mixed boys and girls of the age of 8-13 (with Girls:Boys...Read more
Mark Thursday December 8th on your calendars, it’s the next big step on the Hudson Valley’s road to technology-fueled growth. Open Hub is presenting, and the Newburgh Free Library is hosting a full day of panel discussions and cutting-edge presentations focused on jobs, change, and prosperity through digital technology.
The theme of this free event in two parts is Re-invent/...Read more
The November 10th crowd brainstorming workshop was set as a continuation of our efforts to reinvigorate the once thriving tech community of the Hudson Valley, NY.
At our first one, we were able to define the core Purpose-Principles-Participants-Practices we'd like to see. For the second one, we decided to play with another Liberating Structure frequently used to facilitate innovative...Read more
Thank you to everyone who helped organize the CSTA Mid-Hudson Valley and OpenHub Computer Science Day on November 5th! Almost 300 people participated in our day of fun and educational coding/computer science events. 16 tables with different unplugged activities, coding books and prizes were run by amazing Hudson Valley teachers from FDR, Kingston John, Jay Beacon, RCK, and...Read more
Based on our First HVTech workshop brainstorming on October 6th, we came up with the following:
Purpose (answering the question, "Why is this work important to you and the larger community?") We expressed purposes that included making local technical work and knowledge visible, shared, and part of our everyday life. People also expressed sentiment about including more people and...Read more
Google Developer Communities are powerful - see what was produced by North America GDGs so far: https://www.youtube.com/c/GoogleDevelopersNorthAmerica
Between the Brackets is a monthly video podcast-style show from the North America Developer Ecosystem team in which we discuss Google tech, community requested developer topics, and answer your questions every month.
For the next one - September 15, 2022 at 1:00 PM RSVP here:...Read more
We are so proud of our girls from Newburgh Girls Code Club for presenting their projects and sharing their experience of growth in our supportive environment! Technology, empowernemnt, and sisterhood-building activities were highlighted as the key instruments for leadership.
NGCC student Alyssa Stinson spoke about the Girls Who Code program and experience, addressing Coding skills & Computer Science principles learned: (variables, conditionals, loops and functions) She...Read more