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Apprenticeship Open House 1.3.2017 [VIDEOS]

On January 3rd, we hosted an Apprenticeship Open House for those who are interested in the program. Much to our delight, when we sent out the Eventbrite link in early December, we sold out in less than 24 hours. We wanted to make sure that anyone who was interested would

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Black History Month Spotlight: To Nina Simone on Her Birthday

While thinking about writing a piece on an African American who inspired me, a few people came to mind: Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, James Jamerson, and Nina Simone. It was hard for me to choose which one to write about, as they all had strong influences on myself and my

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Monday Mobile Mashup 2.20.17

Happy Monday! Here's our weekly Mobile Mashup filled with articles, tips, and insights we’ve found valuable throughout the mobile industry. Enjoy! Black History Month Spotlight: Katherine Johnson “When you think about Black women in STEM, you are likely to assume that they are rare. With the recent release of

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Black History Month Spotlight: Katherine Johnson

When you think about Black women in STEM, you are likely to assume that they are rare. With the recent release of the movie “Hidden Figures,” we begin to scratch the surface of the “Minority Unicorn” in history and technology, which is the idea that women, specifically Black women in

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Monday Mobile Mashup 2.13.2017

Happy Monday! Here's our weekly Mobile Mashup filled with articles, tips, and insights we’ve found valuable throughout the mobile industry. Enjoy! Android’s Emoji Problem React Native at Instagram “Developer velocity is a defining value of Instagram’s mobile engineering. In early 2016, we started exploring using React Native

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The Making of a Development Team: Mariah Hanson

Welcome back to The Making of a Development Team, where I get to interview my teammates and show what Detroit Labbers are made of. I rounded up 14 fellow Detroit Labbers to talk about what they do, what they love, how they got here, and what makes them tick. Today,

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