Ashley Nguyen

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Ashley Nguyen is a contributor to Technical.ly DC. She has previously written for Philly.com and works for the International Center for Journalists in D.C. A graduate of Temple University and Pennsylvania native, she believes Turkey Hill ice cream trumps all.

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18F’s Moncef Belyamani recalls his first major coding project: an online record store

Aug. 19, 2015 10:43 am

18F’s Moncef Belyamani recalls his first major coding project: an online record store

The former Code for America fellow and current 18F innovation specialist brings us back to 2003.
Viget front-end developer Megan Zlock on finding balance in the workplace

Aug. 17, 2015 9:48 am

Viget front-end developer Megan Zlock on finding balance in the workplace

The programmer and artist talks about her work habits, “turning off” and why Slack is so damn distracting.
7 awesome projects from this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking

Jun. 9, 2015 10:27 am

7 awesome projects from this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking

The nationwide event, organized by Code for America, convened hundreds of civic hackers in cities across the country. Here are a few standout solutions.
How Sonia Hinson helped her nonprofit make sense of endless spreadsheets

May 11, 2015 10:50 am

How Sonia Hinson helped her nonprofit make sense of endless spreadsheets

For her first code, Hinson attempted to make sense of data to better determine where medical supplies should be distributed in Syria, Turkey and Jordan. Easy, right?
How these 4 #WomenInTech ‘bridged the gap’

Apr. 29, 2015 7:32 am

How these 4 #WomenInTech ‘bridged the gap’

8 useful tips from a DC Media Innovations panel held at the Washington Post this week.
#SmallBizPitch combines fashion and tech at iStrategyLabs

Apr. 6, 2015 1:39 pm

#SmallBizPitch combines fashion and tech at iStrategyLabs

D.C.-area entrepreneurs with a passion for art, fashion and entertainment pitched their business models at iStrategyLabs last week. Here are the ones to keep an eye on.
Morgana Carter’s first code will send you straight to Nationals Park

Apr. 6, 2015 9:16 am

Morgana Carter’s first code will send you straight to Nationals Park

For her first major project, Morgana Carter lets Nats fans know when and how to hit the ballpark.
How Stephanie Nguyen’s #dctech journey led to a new type of navigation app

Apr. 1, 2015 7:34 am

How Stephanie Nguyen’s #dctech journey led to a new type of navigation app

With Landmark, the self-taught designer is changing the way people think about getting around town.
How Ian Dixon gets you to work on time

Mar. 4, 2015 7:38 am

How Ian Dixon gets you to work on time

The creator of the DC Metro and Bus app started the side gig to “get some experience.” More than 595,000 installs later, he’s got his work cut out for him. Here's how Dixon works.
How I Work: Sunlight Labs Director James Turk

Feb. 19, 2015 7:57 am

How I Work: Sunlight Labs Director James Turk

After more than seven years doing transparency work with the Sunlight Foundation, James Turk has become a manager — but he remains a developer at heart.