Even a positive bias can have negative consequences. By encouraging woman to apply to Hackership we may give the false impression that we accept women into the programme only because of their gender. To combat this notion we implemented an anonymous review process. Here's how we did that.
Meet former Hackership learner Stephen Koller. Stephen is the rare hybrid: a designer as well as a developer. Here's why he decided to join Hackership and why he thinks designers should learn to code.
Five days ago we arrived in San Francisco, where we'll be staying for the entire month of April.
And we've hit the ground running. While we've been busy going to meetups, talking about tech and forming new partnerships, we managed to create some great new workshops and meetups that we will be hosting while we're here!
With ONLY ONE WEEK left of this current Hackership in Las Palmas, we are already starting to feel nostalgic, about the great times had here and before.
None of that could have happened, had we not been hosted by amazing spaces with fast wifi and copious amounts of coffee.
So, to all of the space owners that hosted us, and gave us a home for each intake, THANKYOU!
Here are some silly photos...
Who knew Hackership had a sister? Well, sometimes life is full of surprises, isn't it! The story goes, once upon a time a cool team of people began thinking long and hard about creating a hacker school. During the organisational phase, one member of the team started dreaming of a similar yet different program, one with a strong focus on Art & Technology. And then suddenly, just like that, School of Machines, Making & Make-Believe came into being.
Does YOUR city have a hot or not for statues? How naughty are your city's tourists? ...
After a winter in Las Palmas, we are returning to our home town this summer, for a Berlin Summer Batch. Apply Now!
Many code schools perpetuate the outdated and broken teacher-in-front-of-classroom model. Instead, we argue, every adult learner should be in charge of their own learning process.