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Software-supported jobs grew 19% in DC since 2018, report finds

May 4, 2021 6:05 am

Software-supported jobs grew 19% in DC since 2018, report finds

A new jobs report from Software.org: The BSA Foundation shows that software roles have seen steady growth since 2018 in D.C. The org's executive director thinks that there's even more potential with Amazon HQ2 and the variety of software uses shown over the past year.
On its one-year anniversary, Modev’s voice tech talk show is up for a Webby Award

Apr. 29, 2021 3:30 pm

On its one-year anniversary, Modev’s voice tech talk show is up for a Webby Award

Arlington-based Modev launched VOICE Talks as events went virtual in the pandemic. Creator Pete Erickson talks about growing an audience, and where voice and AI software is heading.
Reston’s Tellius raised $8M for its business intelligence software

Apr. 28, 2021 1:03 pm

Reston’s Tellius raised $8M for its business intelligence software

The decision intelligence company is working to build trust among those looking to bring AI into the workplace. The Series A will help the company further product development and continue growing.
How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth

Apr. 13, 2021 3:48 pm

How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth

The RealLIST Engineers honoree, who joined Netflix this month, talks about finding community with minoritized technologists, in D.C. and online.
Coming soon: Meet Cavalry, an app for accountability during police encounters

Mar. 30, 2021 1:23 pm

Coming soon: Meet Cavalry, an app for accountability during police encounters

The startup, run by an all-Black team of technologists and entrepreneurs, is set to launch the app this spring. Maryland-based CEO Arie Mangrum discusses the company's goals, team and origins.
How I Got Here: The change that helped Taylor Poindexter stay — and grow — in tech

Mar. 29, 2021 2:34 pm

How I Got Here: The change that helped Taylor Poindexter stay — and grow — in tech

Poindexter's career progression in software engineering reflects a willingness to do "the things no one else wanted to do," and how management can make a difference along the way.
How I Got Here: Byte Back grad Lawrence Gaston on CompTIA certifications and tech as ‘adult Legos’

Mar. 3, 2021 12:44 pm

How I Got Here: Byte Back grad Lawrence Gaston on CompTIA certifications and tech as ‘adult Legos’

"Working in IT and having people ask, 'Whoa, how’d you do that?' and showing them how is the coolest thing ever."
The top 10 programming languages tech employers are seeking right now

Feb. 16, 2021 6:04 pm

The top 10 programming languages tech employers are seeking right now

Python, SQL and Java remain the most sought-after languages, according to a new report from coding bootcamp Coding Dojo.
How I Got Here: Sorcero implementation engineer Jocelyn Jeriah on coding schools and changing career paths

Feb. 10, 2021 5:41 pm

How I Got Here: Sorcero implementation engineer Jocelyn Jeriah on coding schools and changing career paths

The technologist worked in a variety of industries before she eventually ventured into engineering: "I've always wanted something challenging and engaging."
CAVA launched a redesigned app this week as digital orders continue to grow

Dec. 16, 2020 2:14 pm

CAVA launched a redesigned app this week as digital orders continue to grow

The D.C.-based Mediterranean culinary brand offers new menu categories and ordering formats in its mobile app. Here's what CEO Brett Schulman had to say about the development process.

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