Black Tech Diva Blog

Free Software & Services for Students

I always enjoy finding a good deal! I sat down to compile a list of free resources related to technology for students. You can view my older posts that lists out free web development resources (for everyone) here....

Visualizing Data from the Spotify API with Infogr.am

This post will go over how to connect with the Spotify API to collect information about artists using Python 3 and then create an infographic from the data Spotify returned. Popularity of ‘Lil’ ArtistsCreate column charts Preview of...

Meet student entrepreneur Monica Powell

I was recently interviewed by the Twenty Ten Club about my web development agency, the Athena Digital Design Agency and wanted to share with you all!   Monica Powell is the co-founder of Athena Digital Design Agency. Conceived...

Hello 2015! Goals for the Year

2014 was an exciting year! I grew more serious about coding and getting others, especially women, involved in coding. I really enjoyed discovering a sense of community with others interested in tech from local meetups to #CodeNewbie to...

Update: Week 2 of Learning Ruby

I’m currently in the middle of jumping head first into learning ruby on rails. If you told me that it’s only been two weeks since I decided to give the Ruby programming language another try (my first exposure...

Let’s learn together on Coursera!

I am planning on enrolling in a couple Computer Science Massive Open Online Courses in the upcoming months. MOOCs allow anybody with an internet connection enrollment in university-level courses. The course material is available in a structured, community-oriented format....

Happy Holidays !!!

Hi All, Happy Holidays! I hope that you’re enjoying the end of the year with lots of love, rest and relaxation. These past few months were pretty busy for me  which means that I have LOTS to talk about...

Journey to learn Ruby on Rails in 4 weeks!

Why Ruby on Rails? I’ve decided that now is the perfect time to expose myself to a new language, as things shouldn’t be too busy for me over the next 4 weeks.  This month I am challenging myself...